All In Control

How Property Managers View Smart Homes and MDUs

Smart home services are starting to attract prospective residents to multi-dwelling units, which in turn has led property managers to start exploring the control and automation market.

CE Pro Editors · November 10, 2021

DMF Lighting integrator website

DMF Lighting Debuts Custom Integrator-Centric Website

DMF Lighting, a leader in modular downlighting for the custom integration channel, has announced the launch of its new website designed specifically for integrators. DMF Lighting offers a wide range of lighting applications that continue to be optimized for the residential lighting sector with customization available for integrators and their varied projects. “In keeping with […]

Arlen Schweiger · November 09, 2021

Florida Integrator Turns Luxury Home Into an Entertainer’s Dream

Local integrator Hemag Inc found a way to connect the home’s pool area, gazebo, and front gate to the same URC system, allowing the homeowners to control lighting, audio, and security with the touch of a button.

CE Pro Editors · November 09, 2021

ADT Acquires Sunpro Solar for $825M; Rebrands ADT Solar

 ADT Inc., a provider of smart home and small business security solutions, announced an agreement to acquire Sunpro Solar (Sunpro), ranked #2 for 2021 Top Residential Rooftop Solar Contractors in the U.S., for $160 million in cash plus approximately 77.8 million shares of ADT common stock, implying a total enterprise value of approximately $825 million, subject to certain adjustments. […]

Robert Archer · November 09, 2021

URC and Allterco Robotics Partner to Integrate Shelly Products via Total Control

Through the partnership, Allterco’s flagship brand Shelly is launching a line of smart home automation products capable of controlling lighting, climate, shades/drapes, and more.

CE Pro Editors · November 09, 2021

Orro WAVE Distribution

Orro adds WAVE Electronics as its Latest Distributor

Orro, creators of the Orro Smart Living System, have announced the addition of WAVE Electronics to its lineup of nationwide distributors. The Houston-based company marks the fourth major provider to offer Orro One Pro, a human-centric, wellness-driven lighting and smart home control system. According to Orro, its solutions unlock new revenue opportunities for professionals via an […]

Robert Archer · November 09, 2021

South African Integration Firm Mixes Family Fun With Futuristic Vision

This Home of the Year winning install was designed to maximize performance on a tight budget, with the ultimate goal of creating a bespoke home theater that can be easily upgraded in the future.

CE Pro Editors · November 08, 2021

Prizm Lighting Covelux cove lights

Prizm Lighting Covelux and RGBW LED Lighting

Prizm Lighting, an American Lighting brand, has announced its new Covelux Static White and RGBW LED cove lights. The Denver-based lighting company states that its latest lighting products provide users with a wide range of optical control capabilities, along with a choice of sizes, and the products also offer integrators adjustable mounting brackets to facilitate […]

Robert Archer · November 08, 2021

CTA 2021 holiday spending study

CTA Study Estimates Consumers to Increase Holiday Spending

A CTA study on consumer holiday spending finds that consumers plan to purchase cell phones, gaming systems and WFH equipment.

Robert Archer · November 05, 2021

CE Pro Podcast #81: SurgeX Powers Up Installs for Better Protection, Remote Monitoring & More

Jimmy Paschke & Vince Luciani of SurgeX discuss how to optimize power systems, implement UPS backup, remotely diagnose and troubleshoot; Squid & other products highlighted too.

Arlen Schweiger · November 05, 2021