Press Releases and Information

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Core Brands Appoints Joe Roberts VP Products & Marketing

Petaluma, CA─(September 17, 2013)─ Core Brands,a subsidiary of Nortek , Inc. (NSDQ: NTK), today announced the appointment of seasoned tech industry executive Joe Roberts to the position of VP of products and marketing. Mr. Roberts brings nearly 20 years of experience in building award winning consumer technology products, marketing across global channels and managing a range of business disciplines.

“We are pleased to add Joe’s significant experience in product strategy, marketing...

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Award-Winning Homebuilders Use ELAN To Capitalize On Housing Market Recovery

DENVER, COLORADO - September 4, 2013 — Consumer confidence is high, new home sales surged 8.3 percent in May and new home prices have climbed month over month in 2013, so it’s clear the housing market is recovering. Builders need to find ways to stand out and capitalize on this market growth, and one way to do so is to offer things that others don’t even consider, like total home control. Award-winning builders Jim Blansfield of Danbury, Connecticut-based...

Monday, July 22, 2013

ELAN Gives Apple-Enthusiast Total Control Over His 18,000-Square Foot Home

Digital Home Lifestyles equipped the new home with an ELAN g! system that can be easily controlled with an iPhone or iPad.

DENVER, COLORADO - July 22, 2013 - The Musil family members love using an iPad or iPhone for scheduling, playing games and staying connected to one another. So when homeowner John Musil decided he wanted simple consolidated control of the security, lighting and A/V components in his 18,000-square foot home in the Arcadia-area...

Monday, June 24, 2013

Bryan Cranston Chooses Elan To Control Brand New Leed Platinum Home

Nationally syndicated TV series “Real Green” to feature the planning, design and building of Cranston’s net-zero energy beachfront California home in Fall 2013.

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA - At a young age, Emmy® award-winning actor Bryan Cranston learned the value of recycling and prolonging the life of things he owns. Today, he has taken his eco-conscious lifestyle one step further by building a new LEED®...

Friday, June 14, 2013

ELAN System Steals The Show In 9,000-Square Foot Calgary Show Home

Calgary-based homebuilder chooses to use an ELAN g! system to attract potential homebuyers in his new show home.

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA - In order to set his new $4.5 million Calgary, Alberta show home apart from the competition, Jason Ortt, owner of Wolf Custom Homes , decided that he needed to include a state-of-the-art home control solution that would impress and astound potential homebuyers. That’s...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Home Control Apps Make Connected Home A Reality For New Generation Of Homebuyers

Manufacturers and builders work together to make more affordable IP based home control systems available in new single family homes and MDU developments — a system that’s right for every price point.

Homebuilders capitalize on emerging trend by pre-wiring and specifying ELAN g! systems for every new home they build.

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA - It used to be that the dream of owning a centrally controlled home — a home where...

Friday, April 12, 2013

Blansfield Builders Uses Elan To Close Multiple Home Sales

Forward-thinking homebuilder makes integrated control the foundation of every new home he builds — using the ELAN® g! Entertainment and Control System.

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA - Jim Blansfield of Danbury, Connecticut-based Blansfield Builders , Inc. is always looking for ways to distinguish himself from other companies and provide clients with the latest innovations that can make their homes more...

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Guitar Collector Builds A Rock Star Basement Lounge With ELAN A/V And Lighting Control

Serial entertainers Jack and Kathleen Jackson turned their unfinished basement into the ultimate party oasis with designs and technologies pulled right from their favorite bars and nightclubs.

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA - Guitar aficionado Jack Jackson and his wife Kathleen throw one hell of a party — just ask the 80-plus people who attended their 2013 New Year’s bash, held in their new ultra-trendy, state-of-the...

Monday, April 1, 2013

Retired Software Engineer Refuses To "Gamble On Cheap Control Solutions" And Chooses Elan g! System

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA - Retired software engineer Bill Pardee understands more than a thing or two about working with high technology. A career spent designing and implementing software programs convinced him that technology means nothing if it’s not state-of-the-art, easy to install and operate, and future-proof, so when he went shopping for a control system for his Denver, Colorado home he looked for a solution that met all three criteria. After consulting with the custom...