Builder Recognizes Need to Take the Lead on Tech

HiVol builder Greg Sewell says the TecHome Builder Summit makes him realize the potential for tech to separate him from others in his market. In markets in which no builder has taken the lead on embracing a strong tech strategy, the opportunity exists for one to take charge and become a trendsetter. For those...

Digital Habits Are Changing How People Buy Homes

Avid Ratings used the TecHome Builder Summit to explain how builders can use tech to improve the buying experience for customers. As much of the country has embraced the digital age, in many ways, the homebuilding industry is lagging. Homebuyers are spending more time on their mobile devices and using them as research tools,...

First-Time Summit Sponsor Closes Deal Before Event Concludes

Aquor Water Systems received a builder order immediately following its boardroom presentation. Aquor Water Systems signed on to the 2017 TecHome Builder Summit with the hopes of making some connections that would lead to new partnerships with builders. The Aquor team didn’t even need to leave Phoenix to ensure that would happen. The company’s...

HiVol Guest Ready to Take the Next Step in Home Tech

Daniel Hopkins, VP of operations and land development for Jeff Benton Homes, attended his first TecHome Builder Summit in 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. It was an eye-opening experience that provided him with loads of new information to take back to his office. Over the last year, Hopkins and his team have used the...

Mandalay Homes and sonnen Partner for World-Class Community

Since first meeting at the 2016 TecHome Builder Summit, the homebuilder and energy storage company have embarked on a development that may revolutionize how electricity is used. Prescott Valley, Arizona will soon be home to a world-class community featuring thousands of homes and a carbon neutral footprint that has the potential to reshape the...

iDevices Using New Knowledge to Prepare for TecHome Builder Summit

Leaders with the smart device company say the things they learned at last year’s event are helping them get ready for this year’s Summit.  When iDevices attended its first TecHome Builder Summit in 2016, company leaders were hoping to develop new business relationships and let builders know about its unique products. Little did they...

Deako Smart Light Switches Become Standard in Lexar Homes

After the two companies connected at the TecHome Builder Summit, Deako products are now being installed in every new Lexar home. Prior to the 2016 TecHome Builder Summit, Deako executives had eyed Lexar Homes as a potential partner. A relationship with the builder felt logical for the smart lighting company as both businesses are...

Multifamily Builder Installing First Smart Apartment System

After meeting with Parakeet at the TecHome Builder Summit, Stephen Kromer decided to launch a pilot program at a new development. Kromer Investments has been starting to add simple smart devices to its apartments in the last couple years, such as smart locks and thermostats, but only in a handful of units. Now, the...

TecHome Brilliance Awards Winners Honor the Best in Home Tech

The awards program recognizes the leaders in the surging home technology market as manufacturers implement game-changing innovations in home control, energy efficiency, connected appliances and more. We know homebuyer demand for technology is growing at a rapid rate, and innovative builders and tech companies are answering this rallying call with solutions that “wow” and...