Tech is Your #1 Competitive Weapon
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This session outlines best practices for setting your company’s home tech strategic intent, planning and packaging home tech merchandise assortments, setting standards and developing robust options packages. We’ll also look at how to develop marketing and sales assets, tools and efforts that leverage these upstream plans to accelerate sales and increase revenues and profits. Process ideas, for sure, but lots of real-world examples and analysis as well!
Trailblazing high-volume builders are taking stronger control of the design and installation process for tech in collaboration with their manufacturer, integrator subcontractor partners. In this session, we’ll detail their progress and lessons learned along the way while outlining an idealized process and the benefits to be derived from it. This is how you get seamless integration with structures, finishes and your mechanical and electrical systems for ultimate efficiency and aesthetics. This is how builders, integrators and, most important, buyer get the best outcomes.
Introducing the Big 7 surging and emerging tech experiences and applications! The session describes the elements and options of each, why they are compelling and provides tips on how to collaborate with your trade partners to deliver them to your buyers!
- Smart Home Security (+ Robust Networks)
- Healthy Home
- Energy Independence
- Work From Home
- Lighting Experiences
- High Performance and Whole Home AV
- Smart Connected Social Kitchen
The homebuyer's customer experience with technology has long been the ""crazy aunt in the basement"" no one wants to talk about. Most negatives stem from underutilization and user errors, and often the root cause is not poor-quality products or installation but the lack of orientation, training and ongoing user support. This session will detail best practices and how you can collaborate with your trade partners to make tech a huge plus on your net promoter scores and raving fan referral generator.
Post close it’s all about support and contracted preventative maintenance, re-education, and expanding usage and feature sets on your home tech offers. How do you set up that excellent experience with your subs and service providers? How do you stay connected with the experience over time, harvest data, and maybe even commissions on some of the system expansion sales? Special bonus concept: is there a tethering of the home tech ownership experience with the home asset management experience? A dual app that will enable the homeowner to both control and operate their home and at the touch of a button manage maintenance, repairs, consumables, and maybe even improvements? We think so, and we’ll show you how.
Home tech and design for health and wellness is a clear, powerful and durable trend in the market, but have you thought through your offers (both in units and shared spaces) comprehensively. Guided by TecHome Builder’s expanded health and wellness flywheel, you and your peers will brainstorm offers that cut across environmental, physical, psychology and spiritual realms, leaving you with great ideas on how to create wows for your residents.
Evaluating tech investments in your multifamily properties is a challenge, but not an insoluble one. In this session, we’ll introduce you to a comprehensive new approach that merges analysis of resident experiences, operations efficiencies, technology compatibility and financial performance to help you understand overall ROI and how tech can increase the valuation of your properties. Here’s the 360-degree conceptual tool you’ve been looking for since the confounding world of tech arrived at your doorstep!
You’ve got a range of options to consider for your multifamily units. It ranges from the table stakes of a basic smart apartment play focused on locks, convenience lighting, thermostats and Wi-Fi to enhanced offers with shade control and motorization, architectural AV, healthy lighting and in-unit work-from-home infrastructure and AV components. We’ll tour it all, help you understand who the feature sets appeal to and provide tips on trade partner collaborations that will help you bring them to market.