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Single-Family, MDU Housing Starts Maintain Strong Pace

Single-family housing starts are on track for 1.19 million units in 2020, a 10% increase and the highest since 2007.

Jason Knott · December 22, 2020

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ADT Dealer Safe Haven to Install Deako Lighting for D.R. Horton Homes Nationwide

Deako Lighting smart home switches will be installed in every D.R. Horton home starting Feb. 1, 2021.

Jason Knott · December 11, 2020

Legrand plastic media enclosure OnQ

Why Builders Should Install Smart Home Network ‘Breaker Boxes’

By including network infrastructure and UL-compliant media enclosures in new homes, builders can add value to their offering and attract buyers seeking scalable, connected home experiences.

CE Pro Editors · December 02, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #27: Mainstreaming Technology in New Homes

Aaron Emigh, CEO of Brilliant, discusses how built-in technology in new construction is moving from an option to a standard among builders.

Jason Knott · October 09, 2020

Brilliant Smart Home CEDIA Expo Virtual Tech Bites winner

Brilliant Smart Home System Earns Tech Bites Honors

CEDIA Expo Virtual’s Tech Bites winner Brilliant tops entries by Access Networks, Audinate, AudioControl, Dish, HDBaseT, Olibra and Savant.

Arlen Schweiger · September 17, 2020

Taylor Morrison Broan-NuTone SurfaceShield

Taylor Morrison Launches ‘TM LiveWell’ Healthy Homes

All new-construction homes feature TM LiveWell standard package with air & water filtration, smart HVAC controls, antibacterial bath fans and more.

Arlen Schweiger · August 19, 2020

Broan-NuTone Showcases IAQ Innovations at Builders’ Show

At IBS 2020, Broan-NuTone introduced new digital wall controls, SurfaceShield fan featuring antibacterial LED light and cloud-based whole-home Connected IAQ system.

Arlen Schweiger · February 12, 2020

Sonnen ecoLinx to Anchor New Illinois Sustainable Community

Battery storage company sonnen’s ecoLinx will be the centerpiece of ‘Wildwood of Marengo’ passive home community. $700K homes represent sonnen’s third sonnenCommunity in U.S.

Jason Knott · May 23, 2019

Is There Growing Builder Backlash to ‘Smart Homes’?

Homebuilders are dangerously being advised they are ‘dumb’ for not constructing ‘smart homes,’ and providing Wi-Fi is their only requirement.

Jason Knott · April 25, 2019

Report: As Homebuilding Lags in the US, Remodeling Up 50%

A new report from the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies suggests that, when compared to 20 years ago, both younger and older homeowners are now more likely to spend on home improvements.

CE Pro Editors · March 12, 2019