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Hunter Douglas Looks to Strike the Right Balance Between Lighting, Shading for Wellness and More

Hunter Douglas has expanded its focus to include wellness, lighting, and shading solutions to help integrators more easily install these technologies while working on projects.

CE Pro Editors · October 20, 2021

Draper Dealers Made in the Shade on Residential & Commercial Projects

With its Draper@Home motorized, manual, low- & high-voltage shade solutions, in addition to myriad display/accessory products, Draper dealers have every room covered.

Arlen Schweiger · October 18, 2021

Home Systems Integrators’ Shade and Screen Problems, Answered

SI listens closely to its dealers for their ultimate success, delivering screen and shade solutions that meet their—and their customers’—pain points.

CE Pro Editors · October 15, 2021

Lutron Palladiom Wire Free

Lutron Unveils Palladiom Wire-Free, Exposed Roller Shading System

New motorized Lutron Palladiom Wire-Free can accommodate 12×12-foot windows and uses 6 D cell batteries with 3- to 5-year battery life.

Jason Knott · October 14, 2021

Somfy, Extron Announce Somfy Integration into Extron Systems

Somfy, a manufacturer of motors for interior window coverings, projection screens, and exterior solar protections, has announced a partnership with Extron. Extron is a global manufacturer of professional AV systems. The two companies are combining Extron control capabilities with Somfy-powered products for today’s smart-building projects.  “At Somfy we are committed to simplifying smart-building control and elevating the […]

Robert Archer · October 13, 2021

Savant Aims to Cover Entry-level to High-End of Lighting Controls, Fixtures, Shades

Angela Larson, senior VP of customer operations, reviews Savant’s broad offerings from Cync to Ascend to new Inception shade line.

Jason Knott · October 13, 2021

somfy

5 Questions for Somfy’s Brittany Mier y Terán, Partnerships & CI Channel Manager

Somfy motorization is helping integrators expand business in the areas of wellness, security/privacy and outdoor living applications.

Jason Knott · October 12, 2021

Screen Innovations (SI) Zen Motorized Shades

3 Problems Solved by AVLT Solutions and SI’s Zen Motorized Shades

Through word-of-mouth in a local Florida community, AVLT met the needs of three homeowners using Screen Innovations’ (SI) Zen Motorized Shades.

Robert Archer · October 11, 2021

CE Pro Lighting & Shade Deep Dive: Motorized Shade Business Keeps on Rolling

The median price for a motorized shade installation (equipment + labor) is $13,152 with an average of 7 shades per project.

Jason Knott · October 08, 2021

The Business of Wellness in the Home Tech Market: The Next Big Play for Integrators

Despite the AV industry’s penchant for adopting the latest tech trends, integrators haven’t shown as much interest in wellness technology as the category deserves.

CE Pro Editors · October 05, 2021