IAQ

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.