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Lauren Shanesy

Lauren Shanesy

Lauren is the Products Editor for Hanley Wood's residential construction group. She holds two bachelor's degrees in English Writing and Communications from Clemson University. 

Lauren Shanesy's Posts

Only One in Ten Households Have Smart Home Solutions Only One in Ten Households Have Smart Home Solutions

According to a recent survey of 10,000 households, three-quarters of respondents indicated they are happy to manually set temperature and lighting controls. Read more

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17 New Trends in the Business of Home Building 17 New Trends in the Business of Home Building

As spring selling progresses, here are the latest industry trends builders should know about in finance, operations, marketing, design, and products. Read more

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The Value of Connected Products in Homes The Value of Connected Products in Homes

In this Q+A, Christopher Kelson, Connectivity and IoT Expert at Whirlpool, talks with BUILDER about why the company integrated smart technology into its appliances. Read more

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Nest Earns First EPA ENERGY STAR Certification for a Smart Thermostat Nest Earns First EPA ENERGY STAR Certification for a Smart Thermostat

The Nest Learning Thermostat saves 10-12% in heating and 10-15% in cooling, translating to more than $100 in savings for homeowners per year. Read more

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Growing Number of Builder Partnerships with Manufacturers Create Turn-Key Smart Homes Growing Number of Builder Partnerships with Manufacturers Create Turn-Key Smart Homes

As smart home demand grows, builders have begun to pair up with smart home system providers to bring move-in-ready connected homes to market. Read more

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