New RMR Opportunity: Smart Thermostat Service?

Parks Associates data shows half of U.S. households would pay $5/month for subsidized smart thermostat installation with ongoing service program.

Mar 23, 2018

2018 Market Report: Security and the Smart Home Installation Channel

Security dealers say DIY is hurting their business, but they still collect about $46.20/month per customer, plus 10 to 20 percent for integrated IoT devices, according to research from Parks Associates and Security Sales & Integration.

Mar 12, 2018

Parks Associates: Security and Smart Home Research for 2017

Parks Associates and CE Pro sister publication Security Sales & Integration reveal statistics on security and smart-home adoption and consumer preferences.

Dec 27, 2017

Millennials, Amazon Prime Members to Drive CE/Smart-Home Purchases this Holiday

Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.

Nov 17, 2017

Research: 40% of Consumers Would Switch Insurance Providers to Get Smart-Home Goods

Consumers' excitement about smart-home tech could give insurance providers a new opportunity to gain customers, reduce claims and develop new revenue streams.

Sep 14, 2017

Smart Thermostats: 50% of Consumers Who Think They Can Install DIY … End Up Calling a Pro

Honeywell uses HomeAdvisor API to give users on-demand access to professional installers via Total Connect Comfort app because DIY installation for smart thermostats is “scary."

May 24, 2017