Tag: Home Automation

Customer Service: Knowledge is Power!
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

Customer Service: Knowledge is Power!

Varilight’s Andrew Wilson reflects on the growing importance of knowledgeable personnel in customer service functions to support wholesalers. Varilight won the Best Supplier Customer Service award in this year’s EW Awards.   With the current focus on smart technologies in the wiring accessories market, such as programmable lighting control products and integrated home automation systems, […]

SMART TECHNOLOGY: Building for a silver tomorrow

SMART TECHNOLOGY: Building for a silver tomorrow

Marie Parry, Group Marketing Director with Scolmore, highlights the role wholesalers can play in overcoming the barriers to adoption of smart technology among the elderly. According to the Office for Budget Responsibility, 26% of the population of England and Wales will be more than 65 years old by 2065, increasing the cost of health and […]

Why wholesalers should be homing in on the building automation market
By February 26, 2018 Read More →

Why wholesalers should be homing in on the building automation market

Marie Parry, Group Marketing Director, with Scolmore, asks if wholesalers are making the most of the growing building automation market. According to the latest market report from AMA Research – ‘Home Automation Market Report – UK 2017-2021, the UK home automation market is worth £160 million annually. It has experienced significant growth since 2010 as […]

All systems go for home automation product sales

All systems go for home automation product sales

Marie Parry, Scolmore Group Marketing Director looks at the growing home automation market, what’s driving consumer demand and how wholesalers are in a prime position to educate and advise their customers. The growth of home automation continues to be driven by the rapid advance in technology which is bringing intelligent automation systems to a growing […]

Home automation: The smart home advantage

Home automation: The smart home advantage

Karl Rawlins, Senior Technical Support Engineer at Scolmore Group, answers some of the key questions about smart homes and building automation. Q What is the scale of home automation – does it need to be a complete refit of the customer’s electronics, or are there minor installations that can nonetheless make a big difference to […]

Home automation doesn’t need to cost the earth
By December 7, 2015 Read More →

Home automation doesn’t need to cost the earth

Home automation technology can have a significant impact in optimising energy usage in the home. Andrew Wilson, Commercial Manager at Varilight, explains how those environmental benefits need not cost a fortune. Over the past ten years there has been a proliferation of competing home automation technologies and a growth of integrated systems providing sophisticated control […]

The practical approach to home automation
By August 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

The practical approach to home automation

The trend towards controlling everything in your home from your smartphone continues to grow but the multitude of apps and products can leave the homeowner feeling more than a little bewildered. What is needed is a simplified approach, as Tom Lane, from Megaman explains. Living your life on the move has never been easier thanks […]