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Judge Rules J Geiger Lawsuit Against Lutron on Motorized Shades Can Proceed

Judge rules J Geiger motorized shades trade-dress design lawsuit versus Lutron can moved forward, but denies ‘unjust enrichment’ claim.

Julie Jacobson · January 04, 2019

Lutron Opens Larger NYC Experience Center, Training Facility

New 4,500-square-foot Lutron showroom is three times larger than previous Experience Center showcasing Lutron and Ketra products.

Jason Knott · October 01, 2018

Crestron Horizontal Sheers Provide More Shade Options for Homeowners

Crestron’s new horizontal shades help consumers blend natural light into their home spaces. The horizontal sheers are available in sizes up to 8 feet tall by 8 feet wide.

Robert Archer · January 15, 2018

Somfy Facilitates Efficient Home Energy Management in Today’s Evolving Electronics Landscape

As consumer awareness of the smart home category grows, Somfy is enabling electronics professionals to integrate shading into today’s control and automation systems.

Advertorial · April 05, 2017

Lutron Announces 2017 Residential Opportunities Tour Dates

Lutron will visit 12 cities over the next 3 months bringing full-day hands-on training for RadioRA 2 Level I, two-day RadioRA 2 Level 2 training, and full-day Shades Essential training.

CE Pro Editors · February 03, 2017

Famed Designer of Maximillian Chair to Launch Super-Smart IoT Shading System at CES 2017

Industrial designer Armen Sevada Gharabegian to launch ShadeCraft Sunflower at CES 2017; Patent application reveals automated, motorized outdoor shading systems that can move with the sun, play music, even perform facial recognition for security and personalized comfort.

Julie Jacobson · December 23, 2016

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized window treatments have a lot going for them right now. The energy-saving aspects of the products are probably only matched by the aesthetic “cool factor” associated with this hip category. For dealers, these positive trends are bolstered by the profit potential and the ability of the products to foster stronger relationships with interior designers, […]

July 19, 2016

Lutron Targets Production Homebuilders at TecHomeX Conference

Commitment to the homebuilder market paves the way for home systems integrators to broaden their customer base and profitability.

Lisa Montgomery · April 11, 2016