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Brilliant SST New Home Company

Top-Ranked Integrator Discovers Brilliant Formula for Success with Builders

Smart Systems Technologies, No. 10 in the CE Pro 100, brought Brilliant controls to The New Home Company and reaps rewards of ‘white-glove’ appointments with homeowners.

CE Pro Editors · August 23, 2021

Delos House X smart home IAQ

Delos Provides IAQ Systems to House X Smart Home Buyers

Wellness specialist Delos delivering indoor air quality purification at no extra cost to House X American Dream 2021 project that incentivizes smart home ownership.

Arlen Schweiger · February 10, 2021

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

Delos home installation

Delos Partners with InstallerNet to Expand Wellness Reach

Announced during IBS, the nationwide service will provide certified technicians to install and support Delos’ DARWIN Home Wellness Intelligence platform.

Arlen Schweiger · January 22, 2020

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

Control4 Reports Record Revenues, but Stock Plunges … Why?

Smart-home maker Control4 reaps a record $71.6M in revenues for Q3 2018, beats on earnings, reports strong home builder adoption … but CTRL shares tumble on lowered Q4 guidance.

Jason Knott · November 06, 2018

Control4 Pushes ‘Long Game’ of Expanding Smart Home Market, Awareness

Control4’s Certified Showroom program, CA-1 controller for builders, Intercom Anywhere and expanded BakPak initiatives help feed integrator pipeline.

CE Pro Editors · September 27, 2018

Home Builders, Lighting Control Industry Beg: No More AFCI Mandates!

More arc fault circuit interrupters (AFCI) in homes have been proposed for NEC 2020, but the NAHB argues it won’t improve safety, and home-tech integrators bemoan dimming issues and nuisance trips.

Julie Jacobson · December 21, 2017

Legrand Lighting Controls Selected for Major New-Home Development in Fla.

Neal Communities to install Legrand’s P&S electrical products, lighting controls and specialty outlets in 1,200 Sarasota-area homes per year, with Legrand Radiant lighting offered as upgrade.

CE Pro Editors · December 18, 2017

In Defense of Lennar’s Wi-Fi Smart Home Strategy: ‘Wireless is the Future’

Most home-tech experts applaud Lennar’s ‘Wi-Fi Certified’ program, but not the builder’s mostly-wireless approach to the smart home. Still, some pros defend the homebuilder for being ‘progressive thinkers.’

Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2017