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Survey Find Home Builders Embracing Whole-Home Networks as Standard Offering in MDUs

A recent survey from Parks Associates finds builders are starting to provide smart home-ready networking infrastructure in new developments as a standard offering.

CE Pro Editors · March 25, 2020

Why Coronavirus Could Spur Human-Centric Lighting Sales

Due to coronavirus, an estimated 144M Americans are working from home, which leads to staying up later and sleeping in. Human-centric lighting can help.

Jason Knott · March 25, 2020

Wellness Opportunity: Smart Disinfecting Clothes/Shoe Cabinets

Haier Smart Home’s ‘Internet of Clothing’ platform includes disinfecting shoe and clothes cabinets, thermal cameras and temperature measurement gates.

Jason Knott · March 24, 2020

14 Immediate Actions to Maintain Cash Flow

Extending credit terms with vendors, freezing overtime, sending technicians home if there’s no work, and using showroom equipment for inventory can aid cashflow.

Jason Knott · March 24, 2020

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10 Strategies to Thrive During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Instead of being idle, integrators should outreach to clients with assuring messages, look for opportunities to help them, and brush up internal policies.

CE Pro Editors · March 24, 2020

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On-Q Plastic Media Enclosures with Reversible Hinge

Legrand | AV has introduced new On-Q enhanced plastic structured wiring media enclosures for wired and wireless low-voltage systems. The made-in-the-U.S. plastic enclosures feature a new reversible hinged door with toolless installation, a free integrated trim ring, and added structural rigidity. Additional design enhancements also help residential installers save valuable time and money while providing […]

Arlen Schweiger · March 24, 2020

How Integrators Can Get Government Loans to Aid Cash Flow During Coronavirus Crisis

The U.S. Small Business Administration is providing low-interest Economic Injury Disaster Loans up to $2M during the coronavirus outbreak.

Andrew Nichols · March 23, 2020

URC Dealer Portal COVID-19 coronavirus resources

URC Helps Dealers Create Coronavirus Action Plan

The home automation provider has rounded up resources in its URC dealer portal for assistance with communications, sales & marketing, training and more amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Arlen Schweiger · March 23, 2020

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Best Buy Stops In-Home Installs, Shifts to All Virtual Support

Best Buy experiences surge in demand for home office equipment from coronavirus outbreak. In-home installations and consultations are halted.

Jason Knott · March 23, 2020

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Coronavirus Crisis Communications: 4 Strategies for Showroom Owners

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, priorities include both internal and external communications; investing in or ramping up your website; and engaging in online chat.

CE Pro Editors · March 23, 2020