Research

Study: Vinyl Sales Up 27% During COVID

MusicWatch study on vinyl reveals one in three turntable owners plans to upgrade their audio gear in 2022.

May 03, 2022

Affordability Issues Mean Fewer Single-Family Permits in March

Single-family building permits decreased 4.8% in March, while overall permits increased by less than 1%.

Apr 19, 2022

Research Finds Russia-Ukraine Crisis Could Worsen Semiconductor Shortages

Research from Gartner finds the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis and resulting trade sanctions threaten may worsen the semiconductor shortage

Mar 18, 2022

Single-Family Housing Market on the Decline; MDUs on the Rise

NAHB data shows single-family housing construction peaked in Q2 2021 and is declining in large metro and suburban areas as much as 31%.

Mar 01, 2022

86% of Smart Camera-Only Owners Open to Upgrading to Full Security System

Research finds current consumer preference provides a path for residential integrators to first sell smart cameras, then add more complete security systems.

Feb 28, 2022

Study Finds Indoor Air Quality Often Worse at Home Than in Offices

Recent findings by Honeywell indicate multiple opportunities for integrators to aid and improve indoor air quality of WFH environments.

Feb 23, 2022