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Study: Home Remodeling Spending Continues to Rise

Harvard LIRA study shows 2.2% growth in Q3 of 2020, and predicts 4.1% upwing for Q1 2021, with $338 billion spent on home upgrades.

Jason Knott · October 15, 2020

Total Consumer Electronics Market Valued at $683B

FutureSource Consulting estimates the total value of the consumer electronics market in 2019 is $683 billion, up $3 from the year before.

Jason Knott · September 09, 2020

Smart Home Market Set to Grow 4% in 2020

ABI Research study reports smart home market is set to hit $85 billion by 2021, an increase of 4%. COVID-19 cut growth forecast by 17%

Jason Knott · August 12, 2020

65% of U.S. Households Still Do Not Own Smart Home Device

NPD Group reports that nearly two-thirds of U.S. market has not yet embraced smart home devices. Security cameras and video doorbells are most prevalent.

Jason Knott · August 10, 2020

Research Finds Over Half of U.S. Citizens Open to Sharing Data to Help Fight Coronavirus

According to a study by Parks Associates, broadband households in the United States are willing to assist with contact tracing if it helps fight the coronavirus.

CE Pro Editors · August 04, 2020

Will Coronavirus Make Mobile Access Control the Future?

Research shows 41% of office workers would rather use mobile watches or smart phones instead of access control keycards or fobs.

Jason Knott · July 28, 2020

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SafeHome.org Study Reveals High Home Security Demand

The latest report by SafeHome.org notes 10M customers seek new or upgraded security systems, plus 40M households ‘interested’ but no plans to buy within the next year.

CE Pro Editors · May 22, 2020

CEDIA Study: Coronavirus Impact Hits Industry Hard

CEDIA COVID-19 Study reveals business fell for 85% of integrators with most projects delayed 1 to 3 months. Paying bills and staff safety are top concerns.

Jason Knott · May 14, 2020

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CE Pro 100: Building Dream Teams in 2020

The annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest revenue custom installation companies reports 8.6% growth in 2019, with commercial projects on the rise.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2020

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How Will Coronavirus Affect Remodeling in Your Local Market?

Interactive map from Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies shows remodeling spending will shrink in 24 major metro markets but grow in 15 metros.

Jason Knott · April 30, 2020