All In Builders
Beam’s Harry Kandilas says central vacuum systems offer homeowners a healthier home with better resale values.
CE Pro Editors · May 09, 2016
New data from joint CTA/NAHB study reveals the percentage of builders offering lighting control (68%) continues to rise, while the penetration rate for lighting control hits an all-time high at 11% of new homes, twice the rate of two years ago.
Jason Knott · May 03, 2016
Working with integrator DataSmart LLC, Taylor Morrison’s Houston division discovers success with structured wiring-based Legrand Intuity home control system for homes ranging from $190K to $1M.
Jason Knott · April 20, 2016
Commitment to the homebuilder market paves the way for home systems integrators to broaden their customer base and profitability.
Lisa Montgomery · April 11, 2016
KB Home/Kwikset study gauges consumer interest in which new technologies they want in a newly built home. Connected door locks, security cameras lead the way. Perceived expense is still highest barrier.
Jason Knott · April 01, 2016
For 2016, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is predicting that housing starts will hit 1.26 million units, with single-family starts hitting 840,000, up 18%.
Jason Knott · January 20, 2016
How will these soaring categories affect your business in 2014? We take a closer look at high-resolution audio, mass-market home automation, Cloud video surveillance, more sensor opportunities, and automated door locks.
Julie Jacobson · January 01, 2014
After acquisition of Smartrove, Vivint is offering 50 Mbps upstream/downstream wireless broadband for $55/month in addition to security, home automation, solar power – all sold door-to-door; Utah zero-energy home showcases the goods.
August 16, 2013
Home Director, one of the most icononic figures in structured wiring–indeed the home systems industry–has gone belly up. Why? The company chased crazy schemes instead of doting on its dealers.
Julie Jacobson · April 06, 2005