TOPEKA, Kan. - Protection OneÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s credit rating has been downgraded by Standard & PoorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Rating Services, an implication that the up-for-sale alarm company may need to restructure its debt or file for bankruptcy after it finds a buyer.
TORONTO - Residential and commercial alarm company AlarmForce Industries announced in early December it had closed a previously announced bought deal financing led by Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited to issue 1,000,000 common shares on a private placement basis. The price was $2.
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - One of the most trusted sellers of home appliances is making inroads in the home integration market through a partnership with a home controls system manufacturer and an authorized integrator program that already stretches across the United States.
DALLAS - A company that began as a network consulting firm is now the integrator for Lone Star Ranch, a development of 10,000 single-family homes in Frisco, Texas.
Network Traffic Controllers, which was just selected as a Sears Connected Home integrator (see related story), has already implemented structured wiring for 600 homes in the program, which will take 10 years.
ARLINGTON, Va. - The president of a home integration company heavy into security has been elected to the Consumer Electronics AssociationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Executive Board, the first time a non-manufacturer has joined the board.
John Bergher, EVP of marketing and customer care for Sacramento, Calif.-based GHS Interactive Security, talks to Tess about the partnership GHS formed this spring with Solar Universe to offer homeowners a solution combining security, home automation and solar.