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August Housing Starts Increase 3.9% Thanks to Surge in Multifamily Housing Construction

After a difficult July, housing starts across the United States increased by 3.9% in August due in part to material price decreases and a focus on MDU housing.

CE Pro Editors · September 27, 2021

Housing Starts Down 7% in July

Supply chain and labor shortages caused housing starts to decrease by 7% overall in July, with single-family starts decreasing 4.5%.

Andrew Nichols · September 09, 2021

CEDIA CEO Offers Analysis on ‘Incredibly Healthy’ Market

Giles Sutton, co-interim CEO of CEDIA, cites association’s achievements in certification, workforce development in face of pandemic.

CE Pro Editors · August 27, 2021

Why MDUs Are Helping Expand the Smart Home Market

Much like individual homes, multi-dwelling units allow residents to personalize their space with custom smart home tech like security, lighting, and automation.

CE Pro Editors · August 19, 2021

CE Pro Podcast 64 DMF Lighting LED lighting fixtures

CE Pro Podcast #64: Make Larger Lighting Impact by Adding Fixtures to Your Portfolio

Millson Technologies, Harrison Home Systems and World Premiere outline best practices for fellow integrators, and DMF Lighting shares manufacturer insights with CE Pro.

Arlen Schweiger · July 09, 2021

Research Shows COVID-19 Elevates Smart Home Security Use, Increases Safety Concerns

New research from Parks Associates shows COVID-19 has amplified concerns around the safety and security of property and family members, driving consumers to seek solutions from integrators.

CE Pro Editors · June 25, 2021

Examining the Increased Smart Home Device Adoption During COVID-19 Lockdown

Research suggests that by understanding the mindset of consumers, integrators can more easily recommend the right products and provide the right services to those still in the midst of COVID-19 lockdown.

CE Pro Editors · June 09, 2021

CE Pro Resimercial Deep Dive: Home Offices Shine in Battered 2020 Market

Integrators perform 6 home office projects at $8,106 price point in 2020. For 2021, CE pros expect to do 7 commercial projects at $16,406 apiece, a 23% price drop.

Jason Knott · May 04, 2021

Is Your Next RMR Opportunity in the Trash… Literally?

MDU-specialist Stratis / RealPage uses AI-driven cameras to monitor clients’ garbage and recycling dumpsters to reduce unnecessary pickups.

Jason Knott · April 22, 2021

Navigating the Role of Smart Home and Voice Assistant Platforms in 2021

As smart home device use has steadily risen over the last few years, integrators are in the perfect position to be relied on to deliver a unified app experience.

CE Pro Editors · April 13, 2021