Build Your House

Use the Build House screen to add and manage rooms in the Crestron Home system. Rooms can be added, renamed, and deleted; placed in room groups; and controlled using voice control. The Build House screen also displays the number of devices in each room.

To view the Build House screen, select Build Your House on the Setup screen or on the setup menu.

Use the Build House screen to add and configure:

To return to the previous screen, tap  Back.

Rooms

Add rooms to the Crestron Home system. Rooms can also be renamed and deleted.

NOTES:

  • Room names must be unique.
  • Room names and room groups cannot use the same name.

Add a Room

To add a room:

  1. In the List of Rooms menu, do either of the following:

    • Select a room name from the list.

      Tip: If necessary, modify the room name in the text box.

    • Enter a room name in the text box.

  2. Select  Add.

Rename a Room

To edit the room name:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room.
  2. Enter a room name. The room name is saved automatically.

Delete a Room

To delete a room:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room.
  2. Select  Delete.

Hide a Room

Hide a room from the end-user Crestron Home app. The Crestron Home app will not display the hidden room on the Rooms tab. Devices that are added to the hidden room are accessible in the Device Health dashboard.

All rooms are visible by default.

Tip: Hide rooms that contain devices not directly controlled by the home owner. For example, an Equipment room that contains server equipment, gateways, and lighting enclosures.

To hide a room:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room and then  Settings.
  2. To hide the room, deselect Show this room in the end-user UI room list.

Room Groups

Use room groups to organize rooms within the Crestron Home user interface. Creating room groups helps the user find rooms in the Crestron Home user interface.

To see room groups in the Crestron Home user interface, refer to Rooms Tab.

Create a Room Group

Notes:

  • When a room group is created, the selected room is automatically added to the group.
  • To view all rooms in the room group, select  Information.

To create a room group:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room and then  Settings.
  2. Select  Add New Room Group.

  3. Enter a name for the room group.

  4. Select OK.

Add a Room to a Room Group

Notes:

  • When a room group is created, the selected room is automatically added to the group.
  • To view all rooms in the room group, select  Information.

To add a room to a room group:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room and then  Settings.
  2. In the Room Group(s) in System list, select one or more a room groups for the room.

Rename a Room Group

To rename a room group:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room and then  Settings.
  2. Select a room group.
  3. Enter a room group name. The room group name is saved automatically.

Delete a Room Group

To delete a room group:

NOTE: Deleting a room group does not delete the assigned rooms from the system.

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room and then  Settings.
  2. Select  Delete.

Voice Control

Use the Voice Control tab to configure the voice control settings.

NOTE: Voice control services must be turned on prior to use. To turn on voice control services, refer to Voice Control Settings.

To turn voice control on or off:

  1. In the Current House menu, select a room and then  Settings.
  2. Select the Voice Control tab.

  3. Select Enable or Disable to turn voice control services on or off.