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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.

Jun 17, 2016

In-Depth: If Comcast and Alarm.com Acquire Icontrol as Rumored

Leading SHaaS (smart home as a service) provider Icontrol is reportedly being sold to Comcast/Xfinity and erstwhile rival Alarm.com. What does this mean for the security and home automation market?

Jun 16, 2016

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Former Navy SEAL Finds Success as Custom Integrator

TOAD's Mark Hooper was injured while he was in the military years ago. After a brief time in Hollywood, Hooper runs a successful two-man integration shop that sells 90% of clients service contracts.

Jun 16, 2016

Streaming Music Services – They’re Not All the Same

How to assemble and deliver a satisfying portfolio of music services.

Jun 16, 2016

Lennar Community Goes Standard with Z-Wave-based Controls

Homebuilder Lennar offers as standard amenities equipment from Schlage, Ring, UTC, Nortek and Leviton, plus solar panels in new 144-home community in Orlando.

Jun 15, 2016

Two-Man Team Outfits $300K Mancave House; Sells 90% Service Contracts

Two-person custom integrator TOAD finds the right business mix from $300K projects to subcontracted cable TV installs, while also selling 90% of clients service contracts. Here's how they do it.

Jun 15, 2016