Atlanta Building News
February 19, 2013

Home Technology Integration

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Enhance your homes with the latest technology!

Today’s home building and remodeling environment is growing more complex. Prospective clients regularly seek technologies for the home that were once thought of as extravagant extras. Clearly, consumers want installed technology to enhance comfort, security, entertainment and energy efficiency in their homes. How you address these needs will differentiate you from your competition. This course provides an overview of what home technology is, trends, how it fits into the construction schedule, the installation process, and most of to get it done right, present it intelligently to your client and make a profit! As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:
•    Identify home technology product categories, features and benefits;
•    Describe methods used to evaluate, select and collaborate with electronic systems contractors (ESCs) and other building industry professionals;
•    Describe basic installation processes for home technology within new and existing construction;
•    Describe how to profitably market and sell home technology and its value within new and existing construction.

S. Robert August will facilitate this class. Robert is the founder and president of North Star Synergies, Inc., a full-service executive development strategy firm specializing in creating strategies to promote and sell products and services throughout the United States. Robert and his team have helped merchandise more than $16 billion of residential, resort, retail, recreational, commercial, institutional, industrial and governmental real estate as well as other business products and services.

Cost: $175 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $195 other HBA member, $225 non-member
Designation Credit: MCSP
Cont. Ed: 6 CPHB, 6 GA Bldr License, CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, GMB, CSP, MCSP, CMP, MIRM

Click here to register to attend. Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Interested in sponsoring this class? Contact Amanda Mathis at 678-775-1469 for details.


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