Builders are front and center in smart home technology conversations. Last year at the International Builder Show, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released data showing that while consumers expect new homes to feature the best in suitability and efficiency, they don’t want to pay extra for it.
From solar panels to energy-efficient appliances, builders must find the balance on what’s included and what they’ll pass on to the consumer. This varies wildly depending on the price point. (Article)