All In RMR
Providing free round-the-clock support is taxing your business. Here’s a step-by-step guide to converting your business to a paid support model.
Joseph Kolchinsky · April 13, 2018
Sonnen EcoLinx home battery storage system is targeted solely at the custom integration channel, with RMR opportunity to create Virtual Power Plants for the smart power grid.
Jason Knott · April 11, 2018
Way beyond a “distribution deal,” the partnership between Lutron and SnapAV is an ambitious effort to expand the lighting-control universe, and to extend the ecosystem of OvrC-enabled managed services for the home-technology channel.
Julie Jacobson · April 05, 2018
Parks Associates data shows half of U.S. households would pay $5/month for subsidized smart thermostat installation with ongoing service program.
Jason Knott · March 23, 2018
The ProSource buying group is pushing lighting control and remote managed services as new opportunities for home-technology integrators, adding OneVision, Parasol, SnapAV’s OvrC, Coastal Source and Colorbeam to its roster of providers.
Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2018
Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20/month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.
Scott Goldfine · March 12, 2018
24/7 tech support for smart-home clients can generate recurring revenue (RMR) for integrators, while also improving staff morale and productivity, and fostering customer happiness — the stuff referrals are made of.
CE Pro Editors · March 09, 2018
Media server maker Fusion Research teams with SoundMachine to provide streaming music services to commercial clients, with recurring revenue for the integrator. Better than SiriusXM for Business.
Julie Jacobson · February 22, 2018
Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro’s Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.
Peter Smith · February 05, 2018
Three top custom integrators partner to unveil new affordable nationwide remote service monitoring program dubbed Parasol with affordable monthly price range.
Jason Knott · January 30, 2018