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Brad Halverson

Brad is a copywriter at Jasco. Through product descriptions, packaging content and how-to videos, Brad enjoys helping customers stay informed about Jasco’s smart-home devices, timers and lighting controls. When not at work, his favorite hobby is picking up new hobbies, and he always looks forward to the next road trip with family and friends. Brad has a broadcast journalism degree from North Dakota State University and worked in communications for the better part of a decade before joining Jasco.

Recent Posts

This Year's Guide to the Perfect Tech Gift

Posted November 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

‘Tis the season for giving, so why not take care of your entire shopping list in one stop? The madness of shopping for the holidays is made a bit easier with each passing year as online sales keep increasing. According to Adobe Analytics holiday forecast, online shopping this season is already up 17.5% compared to last year. Before you bare the cold and set out on foot, we've put together a gift guide for kids of all ages, DIYers, tech enthusiasts and the outdoor adventurers in your life. Start and finish your holiday shopping early and straight from home so you have more time to bask in the most joyous time of year.

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Topics: Insider

The Simple Solution to Shorter Days is a Set Timer

Posted September 20, 2019 at 11:52 AM

Life can be hectic, and any amount of simplification reduces stress. Timers make everyday electrical devices easier and more convenient. Summer is winding down, days are getting shorter, back-to-school routines are in full swing and the holidays are right around the corner. It’s the perfect time of year to add a little automation to your life and here are a few creative ways you can do it with a set timer.

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Topics: Insider, Around the Home

How to Easily Create a Smart Home Network In Under 3 Minutes

Posted August 2, 2019 at 11:12 AM

The best DIY projects are easy DIY projects. It doesn’t get much easier than creating a smart home with devices featuring QuickFit™ and SimpleWire™. The patent-pending design and technology showcased on new GE-branded Enbrighten Z-Wave smart controls save time and frustration by eliminating wiring guesswork and fitting better into cramped electrical boxes.

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Get to know our [NEW] Z-Wave Switches with QuickFit and SimpleWire

Posted June 28, 2019 at 10:15 AM

GE-branded Enbrighten Z-Wave smart controls with QuickFit and SimpleWire revolutionized home automation. The groundbreaking Z-Wave switches and dimmers provide even greater convenience in our home automation line while patent-pending technology makes installation faster and easier.

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Topics: Smart Home, Around the Home

How to Stay Connected to WiFi Devices - Everything You Have to Know

Posted June 4, 2019 at 08:35 AM

WiFi smart controls are handy gadgets that connect to your home’s wireless internet to manage lights, fans and other fixtures from anywhere. Flipping a light switch becomes a thing of the past thanks to remote control with your smartphone, tablet or other mobile device. Voice command capability through a virtual assistant makes WiFi controls an even more convenient choice for home automation. It really is a breeze to run a smart home especially with these common tips, tricks and insights to stay connected to WiFi devices.

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Topics: Smart Home, How To