By Jason Knott · May 23, 2019 • Battery storage company sonnen's ecoLinx will be the centerpiece of 'Wildwood of Marengo' passive home community. $700K homes represent sonnen's third sonnenCommunity in U.S.
By Jason Knott · May 15, 2019 • As energy battery storage systems and IP-controllable lighting gain momentum, Savant advises integrators to use interfaces that allow their clients to take full advantage.
By Jason Knott · April 5, 2019 • Azione members grow 14.63% in 2018 and group is emphasizing stronger relationships with architects in 2019.
By Julie Jacobson · March 25, 2019 • Leviton's new IoT Load Center is a circuit box with snap-in breakers (no rewiring necessary) and Wi-Fi connectivity for remote monitoring, diagnostics and control via Leviton smart-home app.
By Julie Jacobson · March 11, 2019 • ISE 2019: Crestron DIN-THSTAT DIN-rail modules install cleanly in a cabinet, exposing the controls but concealing the electronics.
By Jason Knott · February 19, 2019 • Smart switches, energy storage, electrical vehicles, clean energy management are all intersecting in the smart home. Integrators can no longer ignore the inevitable need for a line voltage component to their business. Am I wrong?
By Jason Knott · February 15, 2019 • Sonnen home energy storage systems will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell New Energies, a division of the giant petroleum company Royal Dutch Shell plc.
By Jason Knott · November 16, 2018 • Sonnen aims to create a new category of smart home integrators who unite solar, energy storage, vehicle charging stations, and intelligent circuit breakers with lighting, shades and thermostats.
By CE Pro Editors · November 15, 2018 • LG Electronics' two energy storage systems use a 'smart energy management' function to store excess energy produced by solar panels for use at night or during power outages.
By Jason Knott · October 25, 2018 • HTSA will soon have 55 members as ALA certified Lighting Specialists and specified nearly $1M in fixtures since program began.
By Julie Jacobson · September 27, 2018 • CEDIA Expo 2018 Tech Talk: With expertise in multiple smart-home subsystems, home-tech pros can dominate emerging 'energy automation' category, encompassing home energy storage, smart-grid integration, renewable energy and home automation.
By Jason Knott · September 5, 2018 • Sonnen debuts its ecoLinx energy management system at CEDIA Expo 2018, calling the category 'previously ignored and industry disrupting.'
By Julie Jacobson · August 8, 2018 • Measuring nine environmental conditions, IoT-enabled Airthinx integrates with home automation to optimize indoor air quality (IAQ) for wellness, productivity and energy savings.
By Jay Basen · July 26, 2018 • Tunable white lighting, temperature control, automated heating pads and smarter beds can improve wellness through better sleep.
By Julie Jacobson · May 23, 2018 • Lux Products' new KONOz, the first ZigBee 3.0-certified thermostat, allows adjustable and multiple geofences.