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Study Finds Single-Family Housing Starts at Highest Pace Since 2007

Single-family housing starts have continued to surpass expectations for 2020 thanks to historically low interest rates and homebuyers preferring suburbs to urban dwellings.

CE Pro Editors · November 19, 2020

NAHB Finds Builder Confidence Soaring

In another sign that housing continues to lead the economy forward, builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes increased five points to 90 in November, shattering the previous all-time high of 85 recorded in October, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). Builder confidence levels have hit successive all-time highs […]

Robert Archer · November 17, 2020

Lennar Installs Flo by Moen in new Homes

Moen, a manufacturer of smart water technologies, and Lennar, a national homebuilder, are joining forces to put the Flo by Moen Smart Water Shutoff in Lennar homes nationwide. According to Moen, the all-in-one water security system will give Lennar homeowners complete control over their home’s water from anywhere and at any time. “Connected homes are quickly […]

Robert Archer · October 28, 2020

CE Pro Mid-Year Market Report: 9.4% Growth in First Half of 2020

Exclusive research shows integration companies grew rapidly, led by home networks, outdoor projects and security/surveillance.

CE Pro Editors · October 26, 2020

Single-Family Construction Continues to Climb Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

Single-family housing starts have increased by 8.5% to 1.11 million, which is the highest pace of single-family starts since 2007.

CE Pro Editors · October 20, 2020

2021 Design & Construction Week Moves to Virtual Event

The 2021 International Builders’ Show and the 2021 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show will both be moving to a virtual show platform as a result of ongoing coronavirus-related travel concerns.

CE Pro Editors · October 12, 2020

National Builder Brookfield Unveils Smart Home Platform

Brookfield is expanding its smart home options via its new Empower tools, including a new voice command technology compatible with Amazon, Google, and Apple platforms.

CE Pro Editors · October 08, 2020

Integrator Turns Indiana Farmhouse into Modern Luxury Paradise

Thanks to some clever collaboration between builders and integrators, this Indiana farmhouse is loaded with smart home, security, and networking technology.

CE Pro Editors · October 05, 2020

NAHB: New Home Sales Reach Highest Pace Since 2006

Thanks to record builder confidence levels and higher buyer traffic, 2020’s new home sales are now 15% higher in all U.S. regions when compared to 2019.

CE Pro Editors · October 02, 2020

Brilliant Smart Home CEDIA Expo Virtual Tech Bites winner

Brilliant Smart Home System Earns Tech Bites Honors

CEDIA Expo Virtual’s Tech Bites winner Brilliant tops entries by Access Networks, Audinate, AudioControl, Dish, HDBaseT, Olibra and Savant.

Arlen Schweiger · September 17, 2020