Case Study: How to Build, Leverage Strong Relationships with Builders

Contractual model between builder ARBC and integrator AAMI in Florida is shining example of full transparency and how two-stage contract works -- one for ‘fixed’ equipment and one for ‘non-fixed.’ Also, top 10 criteria builders look for in hi

Oct 07, 2016

Inside Lutron’s CEDIA 2016 Booth: Alexa, Sonos, LED Lighting and More

CEDIA 2016: Lutron expanded its integration capabilities in a big way this year. Also on display was Lutron's Ivalo high-performance LED lighting fixture line, including its Finire LED recessed lighting. Check out the booth tour.

Sep 21, 2016

Control4 OS 2.9 is all About Integration: Amazon Alexa, Sonos, Z-Wave, Motorized Shades

Home automation leader Control4 (CTRL) is releasing OS 2.9 at CEDIA 2016, featuring voice control through Amazon Alexa, support for Z-Wave, deep integration with motorized shades. Plus, more personalization for the customer.

Sep 15, 2016

Video Weekly: Sonos Creates Official API for Integration; What Integrators Need to Know

What does the news of Sonos' official integration with third-party home control systems mean for integrators currently installing Crestron, Control4 or Lutron ... or an unsanctioned, reverse-engineered third-party system?

Sep 02, 2016

Sonos Now Integrates for Real; iPort, Lutron, Crestron Launch New Controls

After years of shunning integration with third-party home automation systems, Sonos has created an API for integration and named its first partners: Control4, Crestron, Deutsche Telekom’s QIVICON, iPort, Lutron, and Savant. Plus: How Crestron does

Aug 30, 2016

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L.A. Integrator Hosts 300 Lighting Specifiers at Space Shuttle Networking Event

Powerfull Systems in Los Angeles holds unique Lutron lighting control demo illuminating tables at California Science Center for 300 interior designers, architects, builders, developers and real estate professionals.

Aug 29, 2016