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Roomba Quietly Maps Your Home, Looks to Share Data with Smart-Home Giants

Is a smart home with no spacial awareness still smart? Roomba maker iRobot doesn’t think so. The company has been collecting spacial mapping technologies and is now looking to share the data with Google, Apple or Amazon in the next couple of years.

Chelsea Cafiero · July 26, 2017

Integration of Air Condition Control – Where to start?

Learn more about HVAC in this article and a webinar!

CE Pro Editors · July 12, 2017

CE Pro 100 Names Top Central Vacuum Brands

Leading the category for the second year in a row is H-P and its brands. BEAM Electrolux, Honeywell, Nutone and Hide-A-Hose follow.

Robert Archer · June 15, 2017

Central Vacuum Dealer Thrives in Custom Home Market

BEAM Easy Living Center boasts a 75-percent close rate of central vacuum systems with custom homebuilders.

Lisa Montgomery · June 13, 2017

Home Systems Veteran Stays True to His Central Vac Roots

Bill Piercy of Albuquerque Sound and Vac has sold central vacuum systems for nearly 30 years, and it’s still the bread-and-butter of his business.

Lisa Montgomery · June 07, 2017

9 Creative Uses for Central Vacuum Systems

How central vacuum systems can be used non-traditionally by clients to clean up wax or gum, eliminate stains, and remove dust from drapes, books, and more.

Jason Knott · April 12, 2017

When Two Integrators Merge: Who Knew Central Vac Could be so Profitable?

When Minnesota integrators JJ Vanderson and Orion Home Systems merged in 2014 to form JJ Orion, they created a profitable powerhouse doing residential central-vac jobs up to $50,000.

Advertorial · November 18, 2016

Why Are You Still Trying to Sell Central Vac Without a Demo?

In as little as a 10-minute tutorial, clients can become well acquainted with central vacuum systems … and oftentimes a demo can seal the deal.

CE Pro Editors · November 09, 2016

Q&A: How Beam Helps Dealers Deliver Central Vac Systems

The central vacuum category requires a lot of pre-installation planning. Beam aims to help integrators sell, install and deliver these systems to clients.

CE Pro Editors · November 08, 2016

25 Essential Tools You Need to Install Central Vac

Central vacuum has found a niche with systems integrators. Here are 25 tools you need to cover complete CVAC installation, from beginning to end.

Lisa Montgomery · November 03, 2016