Smart Home Adoption Looking Bright: Deako Lands Deals With Over a Dozen Home Builders Across The Country

Conner Homes’ new 113 home community in Sammamish, WA to include Deako Smart Lighting

Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES

SEATTLE, March 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With the explosion in adoption of voice automation like Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant, new home buyers are demanding that their homes are delivered smart-ready. Smart lighting has been one of the most sought after experiences, but it has also been the most difficult for builders to offer buyers. Deako has solved that with its modular approach to light switches, enabling builders to offer a premium smart lighting experience with maximum flexibility.

The numbers back this up: In just the last 45 days, Deako has signed up a dozen new builder customers that together will be putting Deako in over 900 new homes across the America this year. “You will see Deako systems installed in Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, Missouri, Idaho, Hawaii, New Jersey and Connecticut in the coming months,” said Wes Nicol, Chief Revenue Officer for Deako.

According to the 2018 Coldwell Banker survey on Smart Homes, “If purchasing a home in the next year, 63 percent of potential home buyers would want a smart lighting system pre-installed.”2

Conner Homes, from Bellevue, WA is standardizing on Deako for its new Meadowleaf community.

“We are really excited about our new luxury community launching in Sammamish… We know our buyers are looking for a beautiful, comfortable home that also has the latest technologies built in. Deako has helped us offer their designer light switches as a standard, with attractive upgrade options including whole-home smart lighting with features like tapping one switch to turn off all your lights when you leave the home,” said Lori Chisman, VP of  Sales,  Marketing & Design at Conner Homes.

What Deako has done is created an easy platform for builders to install smart lighting without the extra cost and complication.  Deako invented the modular light switch.

Since Deako offers a flexible and upgradable system, the buyer automatically gets Deako’s designer Simple Switches included. They then have the option to upgrade to an affordable entry level package that covers the main areas of their home with smart lighting, or a Full Smart package that includes Smart Switches throughout the entire home and offers features like “All Off” where you tap a switch and all your lights go off as you leave the house.

Highlights of Deako Smart Lighting in Conner Homes and new homes across the U.S. include:

  • Personal – By installing Deako’s modular light switches, homeowners have maximum flexibility to customize their lighting experience to how they live their lives. Each smart switch is a hidden scene controller, enabling you to assign scenes to any area of your home, like controlling your exterior lights from your master bedroom!

  • Beautiful  – Deako’s elegant designer light switches are unlike anything you have seen before. The sleek, touchscreen switches are modern, minimalist, and easy to use.

  • Voice Control – All features can be controlled and set up in the Deako app. Voice control is accessible with integrations such as Google Home, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Conner Homes - Meadowleaf is the newest development with Deako installed, located in Sammamish, WA and hosts its Grand Opening on Saturday, March 17-18th 2018 from 10am-5pm.  Learn more about Conner Homes - Meadowleaf

About Deako Smart Lighting
Deako believes that everyone should be able to enjoy the wonderful experiences of smart lighting, regardless of their budget.  We invented the modular light switch, giving homeowners maximum flexibility to customize and upgrade their systems, at any time, in minutes and without turning off the power. Deako’s beautiful designer switches are like nothing else on the market today.  Deako Smart Lighting has been named the #1 Smart Lighting Control System by TecHome Builder, Top 25 Innovative IOT Companies by Entrepreneur, featured in “I Want That!” episode on DIY Network, Top 50 most promising Startups by Bloomberg, and “Changing The Way Builders Spec Light Switches” - Builder Magazine.
For more information visit the Deako Smart Lighting Website, Deako Twitter, Deako Facebook, Deako Instagram, and Deako LinkedIn.

Deako Smart Lighting
Marina Resto, Marketing

Conner Homes
Sales Inquiries

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