smart home technology

A new survey of homebuilding industry professionals by Utopia reveals the smart home tech features that builders offer as standard and upgrade options.

With the new integration, customers can use the dynamic display on Orro’s smart light switches to control their favorite audio content on their Sonos speakers.

But it first has to address myriad homeowner concerns—especially security and privacy.

The number of connected devices in U.S. households more than doubled during the pandemic, making smart homes even more networked, according to new research from Deloitte.

As a builder, the only thing worse than not offering smart home technology is doing so and no one knowing about it. This is a marketing failure, and it’s easily avoidable.

This latest Orro integration allows homeowners to have seamless control and access to Nest thermostats and doorbells from any Orro Switch throughout the home–creating a single unified smart home system with advanced, intelligent ambient control.
 

Times have changed. A generation ago, smart home technology gained momentum as an exciting add-on to custom homes, viewed as a nice-to-have and an attention grabber for people with disposable income. Now, it’s a must-have for the mainstream. How can you get ahead of the shift?

Buyers want tech in their new houses. You need an efficient home production process. Here are ideas on how to achieve both.