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Integrator of the Year Elevates MDU Buildings’ Smarts

Logical Buildings earned the CTA Smart Home Division Mark of Excellence honor, aided by its SmartKit AI platform and Samsung SmartThings sensors integration.

Arlen Schweiger · January 17, 2020

Chicago Integrator Partners with Livly to Increase MDU Safety

A recent partnership between Chicago-based integrator LaMarco Systems and Livly allows for easy deployment of popular security products like mobile-based door entry in MDUs.

CE Pro Editors · December 20, 2019

Australian Integrators Install New Speakers, Amps in 230 Unit Apartment Complex

Australian integration company Integreat Electronics went above and beyond by not only installing speakers and amps into 230 units, but also training apartment owners how to use the newly installed tech.

CE Pro Editors · December 09, 2019

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Sonnen Creates First All-Electric MDU by Partnering with Builder, Local Utility

Sonnen to install over 600 solar-powered batteries into an apartment community built by Wasatch Group that can be fully managed by local Rocky Mountain Power utility company.

CE Pro Editors · September 03, 2019

Smart Locks Open Up MDU Market for Integrator

Mass-market appeal of Yale smart locks help California integrator GreenMarbles expand its customer base.

Jason Knott · June 27, 2019

Boston Integrator Updates Local Cancer Nonprofit’s Apartments and Rec Center

Integration company Inspired Technology and Communications helped the Christopher’s Haven non-profit by installing new Samsung TVs, Xbox consoles and more into 9 apartments used to provide free housing for families with children undergoing cancer treatment.

Andrew Nichols · June 24, 2019

Integrator Solves High-Volume MDU Sales Dilemma with Digital Portal

Using a ‘Build-A’Bear’ model, Service Tech AV in Austin develops its own digital sales portal to enable a two-person sales team to handle hundreds of condo technology sales simultaneously.

Jason Knott · April 10, 2019

Thorny Legalities of Video Surveillance in MDU Applications

Supplying surveillance video for ‘lawful purposes’ of apprehending suspects is OK., but there are numerous complex legalities for which dealers need protection.

Jason Knott · June 20, 2018

Top 5 Home Tech Trends for 2018: From Smart Home Services to ‘Chief Security Officers’

Mass-market smart-home services, converging physical and digital security, tunable white lighting, MDU installs, and video projection comprise CE Pro’s Top 5 Home Technology Trends and Opportunities for residential integrators in 2018.

February 05, 2018

NAHB Forecast: Home Starts up 5% in 2018, Bolstered by ‘Political Climate’

NAHB forecasts single-family home starts will up 5% in 2018, thanks in part to ‘pro-business sentiment in Washington’, but MDU starts will fall.

Jason Knott · January 26, 2018