CE Pro 100 Top Brands: Whole-House Control & Home Automation

Control4 maintains its hold as the most frequently used brand in the Control and Automation category in the 2016 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis survey. It’s followed by Crestron, Savant, RTI and Elan.


The CE Pro 100 is a list of the highest revenue custom installation companies compiled each year (check out the list here). Integrators that made the list gave us an inside scoop on what manufacturers and brands they turn to again and again.

In this CE Pro 100 brand analysis series, senior editor Bob Archer delivers an in-depth look at the most frequently used manufacturers in nearly 50 product categories. The numbers associated with each manufacturer reflect the number of CE Pro 100 dealers using that brand.

Showing that our 2015 list was no fluke, Control4 not only maintains hold as the most frequently used brand in the Control and Automation category, it increases its lead over perennial stalwart Crestron.

Savant retains third place, while RTI moves from sixth to fourth. Click here to view the full report.

Top Brands:

Control4: 60%

Crestron: 43%

Savant: 35%

RTI: 9%

Elan: 7%

Others in the Field:

Alarm.com: 5%

AMX: 4%

2GIG: 3%

Lutron: 3%

URC: 3%

Clare Controls: 1%

Leviton: 1%

Vantage: 1%

About the Author

Robert Archer
Robert Archer:

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob has also served as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In his personal time beyond his family, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons and Brazilian jiu-jitsu at Binda Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


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