IAQ

Escape CEDIA Expo! First-Ever Delos Wellness Pavilion Offers Biophilic Refuge

By Julie Jacobson · August 16, 2019 • You've read about biophilia and embraced the wellness movement, now experience it for yourself in the first ever Delos Wellness Pavilion at CEDIA Expo 2019, featuring fresh air, pure water, circadian lighting, and soothing meditations guided by Deepak Chopra.

Biophilia: Smart-Home Pro Does it Backwards, Starts with IAQ, Adds IoT

By Julie Jacobson · July 23, 2019 • CE Pro 100 integrator Refresh Smart Home launched into home automation after specializing in indoor air quality; now embraces biophilia for health and wellness in built environments.

CEDIA Expo 2019: 5 Wellness Companies You Never Heard of

By Julie Jacobson · July 10, 2019 • New wellness-related categories are entering the smart-home channel via CEDIA Expo, showcasing IAQ, water purification, hydrotherapy, HVAC zoning and more.

Biophilia and the Reason Smart-Home Pros Can Own the Wellness Category

By Julie Jacobson · March 15, 2019 • Humans are hardwired to relish nature and thrive in a 24-hour circadian cycle. Smart-home pros can fake-believe nature through smart lighting, indoor air quality, beneficial sounds, visuals and other wellness-related stimuli.

Elan Adds Remote Temperature Sensors to Smart-Thermostat Line

By Robert Archer · December 26, 2018 • Elan ships new remote temperature and humidity sensors to complement smart-thermostat and home control systems.

From Wellness to Workforce: CE Pro Names Top 5 Home-Tech Trends for 2019

By Julie Jacobson · November 20, 2018 • PREVIEW: CE Pro's Top 5 Home Technology Trends for 2019 address opportunities and challenges for smart-home pros in wellness, low-voltage lighting, cord-cutting, architectural design and the labor crisis.

CEDIA Find: Airthinx is First Pure-Play IAQ System to Target Smart-Home Channel

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.

7 Smart Home Trends at CES 2018

By Julie Jacobson · December 19, 2017 • In studying pre-CES IoT activity, we discerned a few new trends in smart-home technology ('the fog') and market forces (wellness) driving home-automation. But some things never change (standards).

Aprilaire and Meritage Homes Team up for Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Initiative

By Advertorial · May 9, 2017 • Meritage Homes to include Aprilaire IAQ products into newly built homes.

Who’da Thunk? Indoor Air Quality as a Category is Actually Kind of Interesting

By Julie Jacobson · July 27, 2016 • It’s not exactly 4K or RGB lighting, but IAQ gives dealers something interesting to talk about: wrecked hardwood floors, asthma, mold, nose bleeds, home warranties … and profit.