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dren move on. Conversely the Millennials are eschewing the tradition suburban home altogether, opting instead to live in more urban sectors.” Millennials are also leading the way on how technology is being integrated into the appliances. Based on the popularity of swipe and touch technology currently found in mobile devices, GE is moving to provide the same in their next-stage products. Mobile devices also are shifting the way that consumers can expect to engage with their appliances. The new GE’s line of Brillion connected wall ovens allows customers the ability to control them through a smart phone.

Sub-Zero & Wolf

Smart appliance technology is also a major focus with the team and Sub-Zero & Wolf as they believe that it will be an essential part of cooking process in the future. “Sub-Zero and Wolf products have the ability to sync to home-automated control systems like Control4, Crestron and Savant, “explained Sub-Zero and Wolf Vice President of Marketing, Michele Bedard. “With regard to Wolf, this technology allows users to view the oven’s current temperature, receive preheat notifications, timer alerts and access internal meat temperature.” “Sub-Zero built-in refrigeration products will also be compatible, notifying the owner if the refrigerator door has been left open. It will even allow them to change the interior setting to the energy-saving “vacation mode” if they will be out of the house for an extended period of time. “ Like GE, the seamless merger of appliance and decor is also a major style element with the team at Sub-Zero appliances. From their un-

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East Coast Home + Design September 2014  

East Coast Home Publishing

East Coast Home + Design September 2014  

East Coast Home Publishing