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Rent Kevin Durant’s Former Miami Penthouse for $20K

NBA superstar Kevin Durant sold his Miami penthouse in May. Now the new owner is renting the Biscayne Bay luxury residence for $20,000 per month.

Jessica Camerato · August 04, 2015

4 Ways to Increase Income & Cut Expenses While Investing in Your Business

Creative tips to help you manage your cash flow as you make the shift to a managed services business model.

Chelsea Cafiero · August 01, 2015

Show Us Your Great Looking Racks 2015: Open for Entries

CE Pro and Middle Atlantic Products want to show off the best racks in the 2015 Great Looking Racks contest. Deadline for submissions is September 14, 2015.

CE Pro Editors · July 30, 2015

Replacing Savant’s LiteTouch Lighting Control System: How Much Will it Cost?

Since home automation vendor Savant its killing LiteTouch hardwired lighting-control, we look to Vantage, Crestron, Lutron and others for replacements. Customer wants to know: how much it will cost?

Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2015

Bring Back the Smart Residential Gateway for Home Automation Success

Embedding home automation technologies into routers and settop boxes — and creating a rich back-end — could go a long way in helping service providers support their IoT customers.

Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2015

#TBT: Creating a Dazzling Dome Display Using 4 Projectors

In this edition of Throwback Thursday, see how with home used projectors, lights and control, DSI created a 35-foot-wide ceiling dome that displays images from abstract color patterns to clouds to blazing sunsets.

Lisa Montgomery · July 22, 2015

Nest Webinar for CE Pros, July 29: Here’s What I’d Ask

Nest is presenting its first Webinar ever for the custom installation channel, covering its thermostat, camera and smoke detectors. What would you like to know? CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson has some questions of her own.

Julie Jacobson · July 22, 2015

Debunking ‘High Speed’ 4K HDMI 2.0 Data Rate Claims

Industry veteran Joe Perfito of Tributaries Cable goes on a fact-checking journey on how a “High Speed” 10.2Gbps HDMI cable can somehow now claim to send at a 18Gbps data rate for 4K video. New Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs will require at least 11Gbps data rate. Integrators are the last layer of protection for consumers.

Joseph Perfito · July 15, 2015

Benefits of Using an Isolation Transformer

Torus Power explores how to use an isolation transformer, as well as the differences and benefits of it.

Advertorial · July 14, 2015

Savant Kills LiteTouch; Lutron to the Rescue; Debating Hardwired Lighting Control

Three years after acquiring lighting control manufacturer LiteTouch from Nortek, home automation leader Savant kills the platform, leaving long-time dealers in a quandary, and hopeful for a Lutron or Vantage replacement. (Julie Jacobson, CE Pro)

Julie Jacobson · July 14, 2015