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Advertorial · April 26, 2017

Elan Builder Program Courts Dealers, Builders and Buyers

Core Brands and Elan to provide homebuilders with a range of entertainment and control solutions for new homes. Learn more about the program through workshop webinars.

Robert Archer · March 27, 2017

Rayva Adds Jeff Zemanek to Team

Former Lutron, Clare Controls exec and past president of CEDIA Jeff Zemanek has joined the executive team of Rayva as vice president of sales.

CE Pro Editors · March 06, 2017

CE Pro Summit Panel: Different Builders Require Different Business Models

Integrators cannot expect to treat builders and developers of MDUs, semi-custom homes, luxury homes and production homes the same way. Each niche needs a separate approach. Here are 10 tips.

Jason Knott · November 07, 2016

Case Study: How to Build, Leverage Strong Relationships with Builders

Contractual model between builder ARBC and integrator AAMI in Florida is shining example of full transparency and how two-stage contract works — one for ‘fixed’ equipment and one for ‘non-fixed.’ Also, top 10 criteria builders look for in hiring CE pros.

Jason Knott · October 07, 2016

US House of Reps Aims to Delay Overtime Law; Lawsuit Filed by NAHB

Starting Dec. 1, 2016, integrators must pay overtime to any worker earning less than $47,476 annually, more than double the previous threshold. NAHB lawsuit aims to stop the law from being enacted while pushing for a gradual increase in the limit.

Jason Knott · October 03, 2016

Clare Controls Straddles Custom and DIY Markets; Offers Dealers New Revenue Streams

Consumer purchasing portal, HEOS integration, expansion of builder program on Clare’s CEDIA 2016 to-do list.

Lisa Montgomery · August 22, 2016

Impact of Smart Home Technology on Realtors, Builders & Developers

Originally recorded LIVE on 08/31/16: Learn how dealers and installers can leverage their expertise to earn more business.

CE Pro Editors · August 15, 2016

Meritage Homes Install Clare Controls Smart Home Systems Across California

Home builder brings Clare Controls home automation system, Aprilaire thermostat and six-month ClareHome Premium Service to 24 communities in Northern and Southern California.

Chelsea Cafiero · June 22, 2016

Central Vac Presents Competitive Advantage to Winning Builder Business

Beam’s Harry Kandilas says central vacuum systems offer homeowners a healthier home with better resale values.

CE Pro Editors · May 09, 2016