Central Vac

Amazon Acquires iRobot Roomba for $1.7B in Cash

Amazon adds iRobot's Roomba vacuum cleaner to its growing portfolio of smart home solutions including Ring, Fire TV and Echo smart speakers.

Aug 05, 2022

CE Pro Podcast #112: What It Takes to Be a CE Pro 100 Brand Leader

CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis category leaders Sound United/Marantz, H-P Products, Yale Smart Residential & RoseWater Energy dish on why dealers support brands.

Jul 01, 2022

Retractable Hose Systems are the Future of Central Vacuums

Retractable hoses offer the ultimate in convenience for consumers and profit margins for integrators!

Oct 25, 2021

Central Vacuums Are Entree for Indoor Air Quality Conversations

H-P Products explains how dreaded ‘after-vacuum smell' or 'after-vacuum haze' are tell-tale signs CVAC can improve IAQ.

Jul 19, 2021

CE Pro Deep Dive: Does Wellness Market Need a Checkup?

Integrators report 8% of all projects over the past year included a wellness-related technology element. However, expectations remain high with near-double growth anticipated.

Jul 16, 2021

Nortek Sells Broan, NuTone for $3.6 Billion

Melrose Industries sells Nortek Air subsidiary with Broan and NuTone brands to Madison Industries for $3.6B. Nortek Control not part of sale.

Apr 20, 2021