Chicago museum unveils Smart Home

05/8/2008 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

A 2,500-square-foot Smart Home opened at Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry. Its run, through Jan. 4, aims to show visitors that homes can be technologically advanced and environmentally friendly. Green features such as recycled glass tiles and an ethanol-burning fireplace combine with high-tech touches such as motorized window shades and a smart skylight that automatically opens to let hot air escape.

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