Residential Ideas for the Holidays

As the holidays approach, homeowners’ attention turns to throwing parties, buying gifts, and decorating the house, inside and out. Now is the time to make sure your customers have all the latest products and services for a happy, safe, and… Continue Reading →

Energy-Efficient Features & Tips for Selling Smart Thermostats

Heating and air conditioning systems have become much more efficient in recent years, but an efficient HVAC system isn’t the only factor that helps customers save money on their utility bills. Besides having adequate insulation and ensuring proper sealing of… Continue Reading →

Six Ways to Save Customers Money

A smart outlet or plug lets users simply turn a plugged-in appliance on and off remotely by controlling whether power reaches the appliance. By plugging TVs, fans, water heaters, dehumidifiers, kitchen appliances, and more into smart outlets, users can program… Continue Reading →

Seven Things to Consider When Choosing Door Contacts

Door contacts are one of the most important components of an intrusion alarm system, but we realize there is a wide variety of door contacts to choose from depending on your application. So, it’s important to know which type is best suited for… Continue Reading →

Three Types of UPS Backup Systems

An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) plays a key role in providing temporary emergency power to computer and electronic equipment, a server, network, or data center in the case of a blackout, thunderstorm, or any other incident that causes a power loss. With… Continue Reading →

Choosing Low-Voltage Cable: Ratings and Substitutions

When performing a low-voltage cable installation, it’s important to know what type of cable to use based on the space. Different areas and spaces require different cables, and because sometimes substitutions are necessary, knowing whether you can substitute one cable… Continue Reading →

Guide to Creating Whole-Home Wi-Fi Solutions

With more consumers than ever depending on strong wireless networks for work, distance learning and entertainment at home, Wi-Fi solutions are among the most necessary services. That’s why home network installations present an opportunity for installers. When trying to install… Continue Reading →

Are you ready for the 3G Sunset?

If you have customers with intrusion alarm systems, fire alarm systems and life safety systems that still use 3G technology, it’s time to start thinking about transitioning them to 4G or 4G LTE (Long-Term Evolution) technology. The migration to 4G will… Continue Reading →

ADI Celebrates Its Strong Women Sales Leaders

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the U.S. on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. ADI Global Distribution reflects on this milestone and recognizes the… Continue Reading →

Four Ways to Increase Your Recurring Revenue

For the past several years, experts have called on low-voltage installers and dealers to build a business model that includes RMR, or recurring monthly revenue. Once almost exclusive to security and fire companies, RMR is now seen as a viable… Continue Reading →

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