Three well-known American lock manufacturers: Schlage, Kwikset, and Yale, form partnership with smart home solution provider, Clare Controls. By adding them into its own solutions, the Florida-based Smart home solution provider resells Schlage and Kwikset’s Z-wave door Read More »
Now in its 17th year, Fall Ball provides an excellent networking opportunity for dealers and leading manufacturers. Representatives from JVC, Peerless-AV, ClearView Innovations, Clare Controls, URC and many more… Read More »
Video coverage by rAVe of the Clare Controls interactive kiosk at CEDIA in Dallas, Texas. The FIT-45 Kiosk features an interactive display with a video and products. Read More »
ResiWeek Episode 34
Host: Matt Scott speaks with guests: Delia Hansen, Steven Brawner, and Tim Albright about the new Logitech BlueTooth streaming device, takes a look at CEDIA’s new market survey, and remembers RTI founder John Demskie. Read More »
Sarasota, FL, August 29, 2016 – Clare Controls has selected Denon®, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products, to be the music solution for Clare smart homes. Clare natively Read More »
Clare Controls Straddles Custom and DIY Markets; Offers Dealers New Revenue Streams
Consumer purchasing portal, HEOS integration, expansion of builder program on Clare’s CEDIA 2016 to-do list.
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Director of Regional Sales for Texas and Director of E-Commerce and Marketing Join the Clare Team
Sarasota, FL, August 22, 2016 – To support its initiative to become the system of choice for home builders and to support its rapidly growing installed customer base, Clare Controls is Read More »
Clare Controls: The Most Disruptive Business Model in Home Automation?
“With more than 5,000 production homes under contract, Clare Controls offers integrators a chance to earn recurring revenue on home automation without lifting a finger.” Read More »
ResiWeek Episode 27
Host: Matt Scott speaks with guests: Delia Hansen, Jason Knott, and Tim Albright on how Origin Acoustics has become the master distributor for iRoom, tech sector consumer confidence, and how residential dealers can market what they do. Plus, Staples is getting out of the smart Read More »
AV Homes - Arizona Division Partners With Clare Controls To Offer Smart Home Technology in All To-Be-Built Homes
Renowned builder adds Clare tech to active adult and traditional developments in Phoenix Metro area
Phoenix, AZ, July 20, 2016 – National builder AV Homes, Inc. is bringing smart home technology to nine new active adult 55-Plus and traditional developments in the Phoenix metro area through a strategic partnership Read More »
Renowned builder brings smart home technology to Orlando-area development
Sarasota, FL, July 13, 2016 – David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-held home builders in the U.S., is passionate about building exceptional homes for its clients. David Weekley Homes prides itself on offering Custom ChoicesTM options that offer timeless appeal. Read More »
Special Product Announcement
We are proud to announce a special partnership with Denon, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality home entertainment products. Clare has been working with Denon for several months to incorporate many outstanding new features such as native integration Read More »
Sarasota, FL, June 20, 2016 – To demonstrate its commitment to sustainability, Meritage Homes (NYSE: MTH) is including an energy-efficient home automation lifestyle package in every to-be-built California home sold through the end of the Read More »
Sarasota, FL, June 14, 2016 – Clare Controls wants to give customers the best possible experience – from the sale and installation of its technology and beyond. Clare has created a direct-to-customer support hotline dedicated to consumers Read More »
Incentivized: Clare Controls brings high-paying jobs to Manatee County
Home automation company Clare Controls has grown quickly over the past four years as it has pushed home automation into the realm of the affordable. The Bradenton Herald goes behind-the-scenes of Clare’s Headquarters and talks to Clare’s CEO, Brett Read More »
ResiWeek Episode 15
Tim Albright talks with Vin Bruno, Delia Hansen, and Henry Clifford about EVA Automation purchasing Bowers & Wilkins and the value of smart appliances. Plus, CEDIA awards and their new business development program. Read More »
Model Homes Get Smart: Delaware builder uses technology to make it easier for salespeople to show off its model homes.
Any interior designer will tell you that properly staging a model home is about more than just furniture and accessories. It entails setting Read More »
Following an exhibition showing Clare Controls at ISC West 2016 on April 6-8 in Las Vegas, PowerHouse Alliance distributor members will deliver trainings, starting in April with an emphasis on home automation and control.Read More »
Leaks and floods can be devastating in homes and are very common in Arizona, they are especially a headache for anyone taking a long vacation during the summer. So, the idea of having a leak detector that Read More »
Sarasota, FL, April 4, 2016 – Clare Controls is proud to welcome industry veteran Brad Middleton to its dynamic sales team. As the Director of Business Development for Canada, Brad will work closely with Read More »
Challenge: Provide model homes with consistent experience and automate the home technology to maximize efficiencies and increase value.
Solution: Utilize Clare Controls smart home technology to control and automate.
Delia Hansen of Clare Controls talks about the company’s recent deals with two builders… and what it means for the custom integration industry.
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Matt Pruznick discusses how Clare Controls is streamlining the company’s offering to a simple choice between centrally located or distributed systems.
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Clare Controls Goes On-Wall, Entry-Level CLIQ.mini
Clare Controls, the supplier of professionally installed home-automation products, is expanding its customer base with the $399 CLIQ.mini, which can be mounted on a wall near a doorbell chime to control devices via Wi-Fi and wireless Z-Wave. Read More»
Tim Albright talks with Vin Bruno, Delia Hansen, and Ted Green about Macintosh Labs available online. What does this do to high-end audio retailers? How does a company get themselves picked for a home builder’s control system? Read More »
Jacksonville, OR – USA, February 22, 2016 – Global Caché’s products connect almost any electrical device to a Wi-Fi and/or IP network so it can be controlled, automated, and maintained by network-based software. The company offers Read More »
Sarasota, FL, February 8, 2016 – Arizona’s largest family-owned and operated home builders, Fulton Homes understands that their customers are getting younger and more tech savvy. Millennial customers expect their homes to Read More »
Sarasota, FL, January 27, 2016 – For Garrett-Walker Homes, a prominent builder in Arizona, a new home should provide friendly floor plans, value, and quality construction. The builder is accomplishing this by utilizing Read More »
Las Vegas, NV, January 19, 2016 – To help builders take control of the home technology sales process and create more predictable outcomes, Clare Controls created a home technology kiosk for builders that prompts the design Read More »
Clare Controls CLIQ.mini Automation Control Hub Provides Builders with Perfect Solution to Deliver Residential Smart Home Capability
Las Vegas, NV, January 19, 2016 – Homebuyers expect smart home features when deciding on a new dwelling. To meet this demand, Clare Controls is offering an automation control hub that delivers luxury-level Read More »
Clare Controls Embraces the Connected Home: Reselling Select Products with Native Integration from Honeywell, Yale, and Linear
Sarasota, FL, December 15, 2015 – With the number of Internet-connected things installed by 2020 expected to reach 50 billion, Clare Controls is embracing the smart home category and expanding its efforts to provide an open platform with unparalleled Read More »
Sarasota, FL, December 7, 2015 — Expanding its portfolio of budget series video surveillance products, Clare Controls is adding two new IP cameras providing installers with an affordable, easy-to-install solution. The new cameras integrate seamlessly into a Read More »
Dean Wall, Jon Tunstall, and Jason Nettles join the Clare Controls Sales Team
Sarasota, FL, November 4, 2015 — Clare Controls today announces the addition of three new sales professionals: Dean Wall, Jon Tunstall, and Jason Nettles. “Our new innovations and the increasing demand from our customers led us to look for Read More »
CE Pro BEST Awards Recognize the Most Noteworthy New Products and Technologies
Dallas, TX October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls today received a CE Pro BEST Award for its ClareHome App Graphical User Interface in the Whole‐House Control category at CEDIA EXPO 2015. The awards recognize the most noteworthy new products Read More »
Certified IP Drivers for Popular Sony A/V Products Enable Faster and Easier ClareHome Integration
Dallas, TX October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls, provider of simple-to-install, maintain, and use home automation solutions that give homeowners far-reaching control over their own automation experiences, is working with Sony Electronics to develop drivers that efficiently Read More »
Native Communication with Sonos Products Eliminate Truck Rolls for Product Updates and Add-ons
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls today announces its ClareHome automation solution now integrates natively with Sonos HiFi speakers and audio components, enabling simple, fast, robust, and feature-rich operation for integrators and consumers. Once enabled, Read More »
Clare Controls Adds Honeywell to Extensive Portfolio of Third Party Partner Products
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls is expanding support for environmental controls through a partnership with Honeywell International. Clare Controls now offers support for a broad line of Honeywell Wi-Fi thermostats including the RTH-6580WF, RTH-8580WF, TH9320WF, RTH-9590WF Read More »
Clare Controls CLIQ.mini Delivers Faster, Easier Installation in Powerful Package the Size of a Smart Phone
Entry Level Automation Controller Provides Integrators with Perfect Solution for High-Volume Installations
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls is making a splash at CEDIA EXPO 2015 with the introduction of its latest automation controller that provides homeowners with a luxury smart home system at an affordable price point, while Read More »
New Tools and Resources Empower Homeowners to Customize Their Clare Controls System
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Supporting its mission of giving homeowners more control and flexibility over their home automation systems, Clare Controls is unveiling new tools and resources at CEDIA EXPO 2015, including the new ClareHome app, myClareHome.com Read More »
Clare Controls Combines Switching, Streaming, and Class D Benefits in New amp.440+ Distribution Amplifier
All-In-One Audio Deck Speeds and Simplifies the Installation of High-Quality Distributed Audio Applications, While Cutting Costs
Dallas, TX, October 15, 2015 — Clare Controls today introduced the amp.440+, a new four-zone (8 channels x 40 watts) amp designed to make the installation of multi-room audio applications quicker, easier, more reliable, and Read More »
Clare Controls Gives Homeowners More Control Over Their Home Automation Solutions
Dallas, TX, October 13, 2015 – Clare Controls, a home automation company committed to developing and marketing products and services designed to provide integrators with increased revenue streams and empower users to seamlessly and easily customize and control their Read More »
September 10, 2015 by Kelly Mello, TecHome Builder
More and more builders are hopping aboard the home automation train, and Lexar is no exception. In fact, the custom homebuilder will soon offer Clare Controls as standard in its 14 communities.
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Popular lifestyle applications enabled through ClareHome Builder Program Partnership.
SARASOTA, FL August 18, 2015 – Clare Controls and Lexar Homes are partnering to include smart automation packages as standard amenities in homes offered by the company’s network of franchised builders in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and North Dakota.
Lexar’s 14 franchisees build “on-your-site” custom homes, Read More »
Accomplished veteran Spencer Kalker to lead rep firm’s push of Clare solutions to CE channel in New England.
SARASOTA, FL July 27, 2015 – Clare Controls, a provider of simple-to-install, -maintain, and -use home automation solutions that give homeowners far-reaching control over their own automation experiences, announced the appointment of ImageCrafters Read More »
Affordable, full-featured, and easy to install, Clare’s smart lighting line presents installers with new opportunities.
SARASOTA, FL July 25, 2015 – – Now shipping, Clare Controls’ ClareVue Lighting line provides the same functionality as luxury automated lighting systems that cost twice as much. It handily outperforms today’s “affordable” lighting systems. And—courtesy of the Read More »
Focus on innovative automation applications leads Trayce Blake and company to present Clare products in Southern California.
SARASOTA, FL July 21, 2015 – Clare Controls, a provider of simple-to-install, -maintain, and -use home automation solutions that give homeowners far-reaching control over their own automation experiences, has contracted Studio Decor to serve Read More »
70m extenders install easily and outperform the competition, at a fraction of the cost.
SARASOTA, FL June 12, 2015 — At just $250 per set (MSRP), Clare Controls’ new HDBaseT Compact Extender Pairs are easily the most economical solution of their type. But the tiny 4K-capable extenders also pack robust features – including bi-directional Read More »
High-value ClareHome automation solution a key contribution to builder’s “premium by default” philosophy.
SARASOTA, FL May 28, 2015 — Clare Controls is partnering with California Home Builders (CHB) to provide robust automation packages as standard amenities in the Los Angeles-based builder’s homes, starting with its El Dorado Collection in Sylmar, CA. Read More »
ClareHome is winning 75 percent of the luxury condo market in Sarasota-Bradenton metro area, while continuing to expand – at home and around the nation – with mainstream single-family homebuilders and distributors.
SARASOTA, FL May 20, 2015 — Recent wins in both the mainstream and luxury builder markets continue to validate Read More »
Experienced industry insider to spearhead introduction of company’s product families into distribution.
SARASOTA, FL April 30, 2015 – Clare Controls today announced the appointment of Delia Hansen as Director of Distribution Sales. In the newly-created position, she will be responsible for managing and supporting the introduction of Clare product families – Read More »
CE veteran brings extensive experience to company’s growing sales operations.
SARASOTA, FL April 29, 2015 – Clare Controls today announced the appointment of Charles “Chuck” Parrelli as Director of East Region Sales. In his new position, Parrelli will develop and manage the company’s network of authorized dealers in all states east of Read More »
The PowerHouse Alliance group of distributors has added Clare Controls to its list of preferred vendors, supporting the brand’s extensive line-up of solutions for residential and commercial applications.
Pittsburgh, PA – April 9, 2015 – The PowerHouse Alliance announced today the addition of Clare Controls to the organization’s line card. PowerHouse Read More »
Clare Controls to Install Automation Systems in All Homes in Taylor Morrison’s Willowcroft Manor Community
Popular home automation solution to be delivered via ClareHome Builder Program
SARASOTA, FL, March 11, 2015 — Clare Controls, provider of innovative home automation solutions, is pleased to announce that it is bringing its state-of-the-art system to Willowcroft Manor, a Taylor Morrison community in Columbine Valley, CO. Clare Controls will be Read More »
Respected executive brings decades of success to channel management position
SARASOTA, FL February 11, 2015 — Clare Controls, provider of innovative and simply configured, deployed, and maintained home automation systems and components, has announced the appointment of Jeff Zemanek to the position of Vice President of Sales. In this capacity, Zemanek Read More »
Veteran distributor will offer Clare products to custom integrators in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma
SARASOTA, Fla. December 12, 2014 – Clare Controls announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Electronic Custom Distributors, Inc. (ECD). ECD has been servicing the custom installation industry for 54 Read More »
Initiative the result of three-way partnership between builder, home automation manufacturer, and home technology manager.
SARASOTA, Fla. December 2, 2014 – McMillin Texas Homes, noted builder of about 70 “green” residences this year, announced that it will provide Clare Controls’ ClareHome automation packages as standard amenities in three of Read More »
Energy efficient home builder offers automated lifestyle packages to enhance sustainability efforts
SARASOTA, Fla. November 13, 2014 – DJK Custom Homes, an Illinois based custom homebuilder noted for its commitment to high performance products and processes, announced today that every new home it builds will include Clare Controls home automation as an optional Read More »
Popular lifestyle applications delivered via partnership with regional technology firm and innovative automation provider.
SARASOTA, Fla. October 22, 2014 – Granite Ridge Homes announced today that the company will include automation solutions as standard amenities in each of the custom homes it is building in its new Ft. Wayne, Indiana development. The Read More »
Popular lifestyle packages delivered in partnership with technology integration expert and pioneering automation provider.
SARASOTA, Fla. October 15, 2014 – Solid Green Companies, a noted innovator in the building industry, today announced that it will provide standard home automation lifestyle packages in the new homes it is building. The announcement furthers Read More »
Home automation manufacturer, technology integrator, and nonprofit organization build an automated home for a hero.
SARASOTA, Fla. September 30, 2014 – Clare Controls, a provider of home automation lifestyle packages for residential and commercial applications, announced today that it is joining philanthropic forces with Building Homes for Heroes, a non-profit organization dedicated Read More »
D-Tools System Integrator™ software users provided free access to Clare Controls product information for designing automation systems.
By Josh Carlson September 24, 2014 – D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced that Clare Controls has joined the D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) program. With the addition of Clare Read More »
Collaboration with automation innovator to boost energy efficiency in high-performance homes
SARASOTA, Fla. September 22, 2014 – Homecrete Homes, Inc., an award-winning home builder on Florida’s Treasure Coast, announced today that it has formed a partnership with Greenergy Communities and Clare Controls to include smart home automation systems as standard amenities in each Read More »
National developer standardizes energy saving lifestyle applications with Clare Controls.
SARASOTA, Fla. September 9, 2014 – Greenergy Communities, the nation’s leading exclusive Zero Energy home and community developer, announced today that it will include home automation systems as standard amenities in the 800 homes it plans to develop in Florida and California starting Read More »
Suite extends Clare’s “Users in Control” promise far beyond the personalized interface.
SARASOTA, Fla. September 8, 2014 – Clare Controls today introduced ClareHome Premium, a suite of system administration features that gives users powerful new controls over many aspects of the home automation experience. The company was already known for the control its Read More »
Sister company home builders and home technology integrator begin home automation project in El Paso.
SARASOTA, Fla. September 2, 2014 – CareFree Homes and sister company Definitive Homes have announced today that they are providing an option for all home buyers to include automation lifestyle packages in the new homes they are building Read More »
Addition to CLIQ controller family extends firm’s leadership in mainstream automation.
SARASOTA, Fla. September 2, 2014 – Clare Controls today reasserted its position as the leading provider of full-featured automation solutions to the mainstream market with the announcement of its entry-level CLIQ.express host controller. The CLIQ.express is the latest addition to Clare’s CLIQ Read More »
Innovative lifestyle applications to be delivered in builder’s U.S. debut through partnership with Arizona technology integrator and groundbreaking automation provider
SARASOTA, Fla. August 27, 2014 – Landmark Homes USA, known as a leading-edge home builder, announced today that it is including standard home automation lifestyle packages in each of the homes it Read More »
Prominent catalog/internet audio electronics retailer cites multi-room amplifier’s performance, form factor
SARASOTA, Fla. August 25, 2014 – Clare Controls announced today that it recently signed a distribution agreement with Crutchfield Corporation for the noted electronics retailer to carry its amp.1640 distribution amplifier.
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New components reinforce Clare’s commitment to meeting the requirements of the widest range of custom integrators.
SARASOTA, Fla. August 21, 2014 – Clare Controls originally launched its line of HDMI and HDBaseT components to fill prominent voids integrators encountered in the media distribution market. Today the company added important elements of flexibility and Read More »
CE veteran will represent Clare in its West Coast region
SARASOTA, Fla. August 12, 2014 – Clare Controls, provider of easily configured, deployed, and maintained home automation systems, has announced the appointment of Kevin Billingsley to the position of Regional Sales Manager. Billingsley will build and support Clare’s dealer and builder networks in Read More »
Popular lifestyle applications delivered via partnership with local CE expert and innovative automation provider
SARASOTA, Fla. August 7, 2014 – Pepper Viner Homes advanced its reputation as one of the nation’s most forward-thinking homebuilders by announcing today that it is including home automation lifestyle packages in the homes it will build. The technology Read More »
Sunshine State automation innovator takes step to assure integrators their Cloud will always be overhead
SARASOTA, Fla. August 7, 2014 – Clare Controls, the first company to build a full-featured home automation product around a cloud-based ecosystem, announced today that it has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host its next-generation automation solutions.
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CLIQ.lite module further strengthens company’s stake in the exploding mainstream market
SARASOTA, Fla. July 9, 2014 – Heralded as “the shape of things to come,” in mainstream automation, initial deliveries of Clare Controls groundbreaking CLIQ.host controller and the accompanying CLIQ.connect expansion module take on an important new dimension with the simultaneous release of the Read More »
Wide recognition in construction industry to expedite the spread of the firm’s automation solution in mainstream markets
SARASOTA, Fla. May 29, 2014 Clare Controls announced today that Brian Dietsch has joined the company as Director of Business Development for its Builder Channel, reporting directly to CEO Brett Price.
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Firm will offer Clare Controls solutions to integrators in IL and WI
SARASOTA, Fla. March 18, 2014 – Clare Controls, a provider of easily configured, deployed, and maintained home automation components and systems for residential and commercial applications, has announced the appointment of Elite Marketing Dynamics to Read More »