TiO, the simple home automation solution from Anuva Automation, said this week that a Raleigh, NC-based home builder will include its systems as a standard item in the new homes it builds in 2017. Shenandoah Homes, which serves the greater Triangle market area, will include a TiO system in 75% of all the homes they build next year.
Outdoor Kitchens & Media Rooms are Out, Walk-in Closets & Programmable Thermostats are In
The National Association of Home Builders has completed a comprehensive survey of home builders to learn what features home buyers are asking for in homes being built today. The survey, which the association conducts every year, showed a huge shift in priorities this year and reflects a fundamental shift in consumer preferences – a shift that will also impact the custom integration industry.
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<April 25, 2012> The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) held their annual Spring Construction Forecast webinar for members of the press today, and the organization’s forecasts were decidedly – if cautiously – optimistic. Forecasting rebounding growth in several important categories, the NAHB is clearly suggesting that better days are ahead. [Read more…] about For the First Time in Years, Residential Construction Forecast is Optimistic; But Cautiously So