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Lisa Montgomery

Lisa Montgomery has been a member of the CE Pro and Electronic House editorial teams for nearly 20 years; most of that time as the Editor of Electronic House. With a knack for explaining complex high-tech topics in terms that average consumers can understand, her style of writing resonates with people who are interested in adding electronic systems to their homes, but are unsure of the steps involved and the solutions available. From basic lighting control systems to full-blown automation systems, Lisa understands the home electronics market well, and is able to point consumers in the right direction on their quest for a smarter, more convenient, efficient and enjoyable home. Over the years, she has developed close relationships with key manufacturers and seasoned custom electronics professionals, giving her a keen sense of what home technologies are hot now and what is on the horizon. She shares this wisdom regularly through feature stories, product roundups, case studies technology spotlights and comprehensive guides and books.

Have suggestions or something you want to read about? Email Lisa at lisa.montgomery@emeraldexpo.com

Lisa's Latest Posts

New Sales Opportunity: Automate Your Customers’ HVAC and IAQ

Indoor Air Quality affects your customers’ comfort, health, home aesthetics and electronics’ lifespan. Here’s how to talk to your clients about this added benefit of HVAC.

Lisa Montgomery · June 20, 2016

Calgary Homeowner Adds Elan Automation After Devastating Flood

This homeowner assessed his home’s extreme water damage and chose to rebuild, turning a bout of bad luck into a brand new automation system controlled by Elan.

Lisa Montgomery · June 17, 2016

Rescue Mission Leverages the Simplicity of Lutron RadioRA 2

EVS updates a one-year-old RadioRA 2 system to deliver homeowners a simpler, smarter way to operate hundreds of lights.

Lisa Montgomery · June 02, 2016

Phase Technology Speakers Sell Themselves in Dealer Showroom

Home theater enthusiasts gravitate toward the power and clarity of Phase Technology speakers.

Lisa Montgomery · May 31, 2016

Amazon Echo Controls Home Sprinkler Systems Via GreenIQ Smart Garden Hub

Alexa listens for commands to turn on and off the lawn irrigation system through GreenIQ’s smart irrigation controller.

Lisa Montgomery · May 18, 2016

Arris SURFboard Provides Homeowners with Multiple Wi-Fi Hotspots

Arris International’s new Wi-Fi SURFboard Home Networking system improves wireless router performance, helps eliminate dead zones and puts bandwidth hogs in their place.

Lisa Montgomery · May 04, 2016

This Wine Country Hillside Cave Features 120 Hidden Sources of Light

Lighting design by Pasolumination includes LED fixtures tucked within stonework, ceiling coves and other structural elements to illuminate this 5-acre cave on the coast of California.

Lisa Montgomery · May 02, 2016

Lutron HomeWorks® QS Tames a Slew of Temperamental LED Lights

Colored LEDs of all styles, designs, and types in a basement renovation are choreographed with HomeWorks QS to create several distinct entertainment spaces.

Lisa Montgomery · May 02, 2016

Lutron Targets Production Homebuilders at TecHomeX Conference

Commitment to the homebuilder market paves the way for home systems integrators to broaden their customer base and profitability.

Lisa Montgomery · April 11, 2016

Wi-Fi Thermostats: Integration-Friendly Solution to Healthier Home Environment

From an indoor air quality standpoint, Wi-Fi thermostats like those from Aprilaire offer air purification, temperature, and humidity can all be managed from one app … or from a variety of third-party control systems.

Lisa Montgomery · March 22, 2016