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Catalyst AV Member and Lutron Show Appreciation to Dealers with Food and Fun

Catalyst AV member, Custom Partners, held an official Dealer Appreciation Day, sponsored by Lutron at the company’s facility in Plainview, NY. The “mini expo” greeted a steady flow of dealers, who received a sincere thanks for keeping the last 18 months going strong for their customers.  “No sales gimmicks, no high pressure sales tactics, just a warm and honest thank you for their business…

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Acoustic Design Delos Showroom

Acoustic Designs Group Unveils Showroom Featuring Delos Wellness Technology

Acoustic Designs Group announces the grand opening of their Technology and Wellness showroom on October 21, 2021. Iconic Life magazine will host the grand opening event that will unveil the recent wellness technology upgrades to the model-home style luxury technology showroom. “Our showroom is a state-of-the-art technology and design space where our luxury residential clients can actually see and interact with the products…

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Azione Fall Conference 2021

Azione Keeps Energy High and the Virus Low at Annual Fall Conference

Azione Unlimited’s annual fall conference⁠— this year named Nikhedonia in Nashville⁠— was ready to welcome integrators and vendors for three days of learning and networking last week. Commitment to health and Covid precautions were high on the list with daily temperature checks in addition to requiring vaccinations to be mask-less in meetings.   “Put your cell phones in your pocket!” said Azione President, Richard Gilkes. “Be present!”  A key theme during the conference was making connections, learning and enjoying being together…

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The Home Depo and Ring

Ring and The Home Depot Announce Ring Jobsite Security, A New Way to Secure Job Sites

Ring, whose mission is to make neighborhoods safer, announces an exclusive collaboration with The Home Depot that introduces Ring home security products and services to job sites for the first time. Ring Jobsite Security utilizes the all-new Ring Alarm Pro, a first-of-its-kind alarm that, when paired with a Ring Protect Pro subscription, offers professional monitoring and cellular connectivity to keep…

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Home Technology Association Collaborates with Interior Design Society

The Home Technology Association (HTA)—the resource for qualified and professional home technology professionals— announces a mutually-beneficial collaboration initiative with the IDS (Interior Designer Society). Through this new arrangement, HTA will provide IDS members access to HTA’s robust library of educational resources, including articles, webinars, and videos that have proven beneficial in educating, inspiring, and engaging architects, designers, and specifiers. In…

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Level Up Showroom

Level Up Automation Brings Smart Home Experience to Boston Suburbs with New Control4 Certified Showroom

Jen Mallett, the owner of Level Up Automation in Northborough, Massachusetts doesn’t mince words about her ambitions to make smart home technologies more popular throughout the Boston area. “Smart home technologies have rapidly become more capable and more reliable while decreasing in cost,” Mallett explained. “However, most homeowners are still unaware of what’s available and how these easy-to-use tools can impact…

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Beko Induction Range

Beko Home Appliances Earn Energy Star Emerging Tech Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored Beko Home Appliances, a subsidiary of global consumer durable company Arçelik, with the 2021 ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award for its induction ranges. With this award, every product category for Beko has now been recognized by the EPA as ENERGY STAR approved and are contributing to reduced emissions and helping create a healthier environment.…

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Tech Up for Women Delves into the Future of Technology

Tech Up For Women is a collaborative hub with the goal of assisting women in “teching up” and furthering growth for women within the technological field. The International Tech For Women, IFA Berlin Conference 2021 was their first virtual conference. The topics ran the gauntlet on everything from brand building to women in the space industry, to pioneering women’s health…

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