January 16, 2020
 
 
 

Software That Saves

The design phases of a home cinema or media room project strain your time and budget. The CEDIA Designer software puts your most valuable resources back where they belong: in your hands.

 
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Latest News

 
 

Introducing: The Natural Disaster Proof Home

by Mike McEnaney

The BUILDER Chōwa Concept Home, built just outside Las Vegas, NV., showcases Sekisui House’s proprietary design and construction systems and techniques that, the company claims, are unlike any the U.S.homebuilding industry has ever used.

 
 
 

Acoustic Design Systems Launches Panel Division

by Mike McEnaney

Acoustic Design Systems expands services to meet increasing consumer demand for decorative acoustic paneling – functional design elements that improve sound by shaping indoor acoustics.

 
 
 

Z-Wave CES Experience House Focused on Multi-Brand Smart Home Functionality

by Mike McEnaney

The Z-Wave Pavilion featured several of the world’s leading smart home and IoT manufacturers committed to expanding and supporting the Z-Wave technology.

 
 
 

Moen/Flo Tech Team on Smart Water Detector

by Mike McEnaney

The Moen/Flo Tech Smart Water Detector unveiled at the 2020 CES is a standalone sensor that can be placed anywhere in a house to alert users if, and when, it detects moisture to help prevent water damage and loss.

 

Featured Content

 
 

Repeat Performance

Home Theater of Long Island performed a second install in the same Manhattan building that builds on the pleasure of the first.

 
 
 

Manufacturers Rep Forum

In this rep forum, manufacturers reps talk about how they view their positioning in and service to the custom integration industry.

 
 
 

AudioQuest Installer Profile: Family, Fun, and Skyrocketing HDMI Sales at Sundown One

We asked Sundown One’s manager, Alex Foster, to share a bit more about the shop. We specifically wanted to know more about its defining characteristics, philosophies, goals, and the ways in which Sundown One continues to distinguish itself in such a diverse and rapidly changing industry.