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Lutron Targets Production Homebuilders at TecHomeX Conference

Commitment to the homebuilder market paves the way for home systems integrators to broaden their customer base and profitability.

Lisa Montgomery · April 11, 2016

Study: Consumers Want Smart Home Tech in New Homes, But Don’t Want to Pay

KB Home/Kwikset study gauges consumer interest in which new technologies they want in a newly built home. Connected door locks, security cameras lead the way. Perceived expense is still highest barrier.

Jason Knott · April 01, 2016

NAHB Forecasts 13% Rise in Housing Starts for 2016

For 2016, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is predicting that housing starts will hit 1.26 million units, with single-family starts hitting 840,000, up 18%.

Jason Knott · January 20, 2016

Why Home Director Failed

Home Director, one of the most icononic figures in structured wiring–indeed the home systems industry–has gone belly up. Why? The company chased crazy schemes instead of doting on its dealers.

Julie Jacobson · April 06, 2005