Market Adapting To New Technology, New Installers, New Housing Economy

By Staff On Jan 8 2007 - 8:00am

Custom installers have witnessed an invasion of low-voltage and IT contractors onto their turf, retooled their businesses to integrate various home systems, and labored to master new technologies. And now they're facing a declining market for new home sales, the key driver of the custom-installation business.

How is the industry coping with these changes?

To discuss these and other issues, TWICE assembled a panel of leading custom-installation companies and asked them to respond to questions e-mailed by TWICE. Here's how they responded:

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