Shades

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

By Julie Jacobson · January 4, 2019 • Judge rules J Geiger motorized shades trade-dress design lawsuit versus Lutron can moved forward, but denies 'unjust enrichment' claim.

Lutron Opens Larger NYC Experience Center, Training Facility

By Jason Knott · October 1, 2018 • New 4,500-square-foot Lutron showroom is three times larger than previous Experience Center showcasing Lutron and Ketra products.

Crestron Horizontal Sheers Provide More Shade Options for Homeowners

By Robert Archer · January 15, 2018 • 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.

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

By Advertorial · April 5, 2017 • Somfy, the leading manufacturer of motors for shading is helping to usher in a modern era of residential utility management that combines the benefits of natural sunlight and traditional lighting, heating and cooling systems.

Lutron Announces 2017 Residential Opportunities Tour Dates

By CE Pro Editors · February 3, 2017 • 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.

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

By Julie Jacobson · December 23, 2016 • 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 / CE Pro)

Selling, Installing and Specifying Motorized Window Treatments

By CE Pro Editors · July 19, 2016 • 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, a key trade partner.

Lutron® Targets Production Homebuilders at TecHomeX Conference

By Advertorial · April 11, 2016 • Commitment to the homebuilder market paves the way for home systems integrators to broaden their customer base and profitability.

Lutron Bolsters Line of Shade Products

By Robert Archer · October 31, 2012 • The Penn.-based company Lutron Electronics has added to its line of shade products by announcing that it is expanding the choice of sizes it offers, and that it is also adding new cable-guided shades and skylight shade products.

Lutron battery powered Sivoia QS cellular shades

By Robert Archer · September 21, 2011 • After many years of R&D the Coopersburg, Pa.-based company is releasing a new line of affordable shade products that can be used alone or installers can integrate them into a control system.

Lutron Revamps Excellence Awards, Calls for Entries

By CE Pro Editors · June 21, 2011 • Best lighting control, shade control, green and total home control projects will be recognized. Entry deadline is July 15.

Lutron Unveils ‘A Night of Light’ Networking Events

By CE Pro Editors · June 6, 2011 • Receptions for architects, builders, contractors, electricians, interior designers, lighting designers, remodelers, integrators and homeowners to be held at Lutron Experience Centers.

HGTV Dream Home Boasts Lutron Lighting, Shade Controls

By Lisa Montgomery · December 16, 2010 • Lutron will be working with a local integrator to outfit and program RadioRA 2 lighting control, Maestro switches, Pico remote controls and Sivoia QS automated shading to its latest Dream Home in Stowe, Vt.

Lutron Demos Kirbe Motorized Shade System

By Arlen Schweiger · November 16, 2009 • Industry-first motorized window treatment pulls drapery vertically and completely out of the way, tucking it neatly into housing.