All In Control

Legrand Unveils New Two-Button Wireless Vantage Keypad

Vantage RadioLink EasyTouch II keypad is meant for transition areas such as corridors and hallways in modern luxury homes, hotels, and offices. Its wireless two-way communication protocol synchronizes on/off and ramp up/down of lighting loads, and it has farther keypad-to-controller communication distance.

CE Pro Editors · June 22, 2016

Houzz Study: 33% of House Buyers Plan ‘Home Automation’ Upgrades

Massive study by home remodeling website Houzz reveals home automation is third most planned system upgrade, but still less than 1% of homeowners plan to hire a ‘media’ contractor; however, 4% are seeking ‘window treatment’ professionals.

Jason Knott · June 22, 2016

Selling the Connected Home: How to Grow Your Business

Review the recorded archive of this 1-hour webcast, presented by Nest, to discover how custom integrators can open up more opportunities with Nest’s connected thermostats, smoke and CO alarms, and security cameras.

CE Pro Editors · June 21, 2016

UK’s Connected World Services Partners with Zonoff for Remote Home Monitoring

CWS, a division of Dixons Carphone is deploying remote home monitoring and management services using the Zonoff SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform.

CE Pro Editors · June 21, 2016

Connected World Services from Dixons Carphone Partners with Zonoff for Remote Home Monitoring

CWS, a division of Dixons Carphone is deploying remote home monitoring and management services using the Zonoff SHaaS (smart home as a service) platform.

Julie Jacobson · June 21, 2016

How to Make MDU Developers Love Lighting Control

Creating packages for MDU builders is among the keys to success in this market. Integrators must rethink their approach and manage MDU projects as commercial jobs.

Lisa Montgomery · June 21, 2016

The Magic of QMotion’s Power-Efficient Shades; Control4 ZigBee Coming Soon

QMotion window treatments offer long battery life and sleek aesthetics because of a patented counterbalancing system that doesn’t strain the motor.

Julie Jacobson · June 20, 2016

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

Who Will be the Next Icontrol?

If Icontrol is acquired by Comcast and Alarm.com, we’ll see a gaping hole in SHaaS (smart home as a service) providers for integrated home automation and professionally monitored security. Here are some likely contenders as the ‘next Icontrol’.

Julie Jacobson · June 17, 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