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The Next Big Thing: Going Beyond Home Automation

At the 2016 TecHome Builder Summit, industry experts discussed the next big things in luxury home tech options. Luxury living has become about way more than home automation. These buyers are now looking for builders who provide comfort solutions. Luxury living is becoming synonymous with indoor air quality (IAQ), smart water, energy generation and storage […]

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Control4 Creates Smart Home in Custom Airstream

Control4 customized an Airstream to create a fully automated mobile smart home. The Airstream made its debut at Boston Design Week, kicking off its 12-week “Smart Design, Smart Living” tour. The tour took the mobile smart home to major cities around the country and offered designers the opportunity to learn about designing for the connected […]

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Investigating Interoperability Issues and Protocols

Tech experts discuss the importance of understanding interoperability to make sure all the devices builders choose to install actually connect to the smart home system. During the 2016 TecHome Builder Summit, Z-Wave Alliance executive director Mitchell Klein and Domotz VP of business development Patrick Hagerman explained what builders need to consider in order to ensure a […]

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Alexa, Sell My Home: Using Voice as a Sales Tool

Personal touch is essential in business, and one company is teaming with builders to capitalize on a unique blend of technology and marketing that could translate to even more sales.  Maryland-based Energy Squad has embarked on an endeavor involving its builder partners, model homes and the increasingly-popular Amazon Alexa voice control platform. The concept ultimately […]

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TecHome Brilliance Awards Taps Leaders in Surging Home Tech Market

Brilliance means being bold, innovative and groundbreaking—qualities crucial to surviving and succeeding in the rapidly evolving TecHome industry. The inaugural TecHome Brilliance Awards were announced at this week’s TecHome Builder Summits, honoring the best of the best when it comes to standout smart home products, innovative homes and communities, energy efficiency solutions, entertainment and more. […]

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