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Andrew Nichols

Andrew Nichols

Andrew is a journalist and educator living in the Providence area. He was previously the Editor-in-Chief of a gaming and tech website, and the Managing Editor of his university newspaper, The Torch. He received his Bachelors in Writing and Masters in Teaching from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

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Andrew's Latest Posts

TechTalk: simPRO Dispels the Common Myths of Cloud-Based Software

Integrators can use cloud-based business management software to their advantage if they look past the myths and find out why more than 100,000 people have adopted simPRO.

Andrew Nichols · September 28, 2019

TechTalk: LumaStream Allows Integrators to ‘Own the Ceiling’ via DC Power Conversion

Thanks in part to LumaStream’s products and services, now is the perfect time for integrators to gain ground in the lighting industry.

Andrew Nichols · September 27, 2019

TechTalk: Sonnen Enables Integrators to Profit From Energy Management

At its TechTalk, Sonnen’s Jessica Weiss went into detail on how integrators can take advantage of energy management systems as a value-added proposition during installs.

Andrew Nichols · September 26, 2019

TechTalk: Brilliant Discusses How Integrators and Builders Can Work Together

It is often hard for integrators to establish a working relationship with builders, but Brilliant believes there are ways to break down those barriers.

Andrew Nichols · September 24, 2019

CEDIA Expo 2019 Brings in Nearly 20,000 Attendees and 500 Exhibitors

CEDIA Expo returned to Denver this year, hosting several important industry events like Innovation Alley, the CEDIA Expo Pavilions, and the CE Pro BEST Awards.

Andrew Nichols · September 24, 2019

Mitchell Klein of Z-Wave Alliance

TechTalk: Z-Wave Alliance Makes Integrator Lives Easier with New Companies and Tools

Mitchell Klein of Z-Wave Alliance urges integrators to make use of its Certified Installer Training and Toolkit, which might lead to fewer truck rolls.

Andrew Nichols · September 20, 2019

JC Murphy, Savant

TechTalk: Savant Says Better Sleep Starts with Personalized Circadian Lighting

Want happier customers? Savant says adding circadian lighting products into your line up can help connect the dots between home control and wellness.

Andrew Nichols · September 18, 2019

Massive ADT Report Shows How Customers View Smart Home Tech

Data from ADT shows more consumers are interested in buying smart security technology, smart hubs, and smart TVs than in years past.

Andrew Nichols · August 21, 2019

New Jersey Integrator Turns Boring Basement Into Beautiful Home Cinema

Local integration company Bravo AV worked with Meridian Audio to create a stunning home cinema, providing the homeowners with performance sound despite spatial issues.

Andrew Nichols · August 21, 2019

Rock & Roll on the Rocks: Come Party With the CE Pro All-Star Band at CEDIA Expo 2019

Register now for free drinks and hors d’oeuvres during the BEST Project/Product Awards and CE Pro All-Star Band concert on Thursday, September 12th.

Andrew Nichols · August 16, 2019