Control & Automation

Smart Home Communities – Smart Bet or All Hype?

Smart home community trend is taking off. What can manufacturers, installers and dealers do to catch the tailwind?

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Posted by antoniohardeman on November 13, 2017

This is a well written and thoughtful article with very valid points.  I don’t see how anyone can hate on the thoughts put forward here.  I would hope that integrators would welcome the buyers of these homes into the connected home community with open arms even if these buyers don’t spend $10k or $20k on a smart home system. As the author said, be open to these new homeowners.  I would also add don’t look down your collective noses at these folks if they don’t purchase the profitable systems.  These home buyers at some point could decide to purchase a $3k whole home audio system from your business.

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Posted by antoniohardeman on November 13, 2017

This is a well written and thoughtful article with very valid points.  I don’t see how anyone can hate on the thoughts put forward here.  I would hope that integrators would welcome the buyers of these homes into the connected home community with open arms even if these buyers don’t spend $10k or $20k on a smart home system. As the author said, be open to these new homeowners.  I would also add don’t look down your collective noses at these folks if they don’t purchase the profitable systems.  These home buyers at some point could decide to purchase a $3k whole home audio system from your business.