Ep. 76: Nationwide's Tiny Home Helps HTSN Members in Many Ways
August 28, 2019 at 10:58 am

Hank Alexander of the HTSN group in Nationwide shares his thoughts on the importance of the Tiny Smart Home to his members. We also chat about the growth of the HTSN Summit and the new regional events, and the importance of networking with others in the homebuilding industry.

Crestron Caters to Superyachts with Specialized Marine Program
August 20, 2019 at 1:34 pm

Crestron is launching its Crestron Marine Program to provide advantages to shipbuilders, ETOs (Electrical Technical Officers) and specifiers, and it is set to authorize a number of its dealers with “Crestron Authorized Marine Dealer” status.

CEDIA Program Tackles Next-Gen Workforce Development
August 19, 2019 at 3:04 pm

CEDIA has initiated its Electronic Systems Integration Technician Training, a hands-on 12-week pilot program fashioned to equip future home technology pros with in-demand fundamentals.

Inaugural HTA Summits Zone In on Customer Experience
August 18, 2019 at 5:09 pm

The Home Technology Association (HTA) recently held its first-ever bicoastal Customer Experience Summits, to encourage member brainstorming and stir up self-examination of their business’ best practices and ability to successfully engage with architects, designers and the builder community.

Ep. 68: Get to Know the Living In Place Institute
August 14, 2019 at 9:23 am

The Living In Place Institute is on a mission to make every home safe, accessible, and comfortable for anyone who walks through the front door. We spoke with Erik Listou, cofounder of LIPI, to learn about the group's work, their professional certification, and more.

15% 2019 Sales Growth Cited by Catalyst AV
August 13, 2019 at 8:56 am

At the Catalyst AV semi-annual meeting, members attributed better-than-2018 sales to availability to a number of factors including a ramp-up in intensity of training sessions.