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SDM Magazine looks to HS Tech Group for insight on benefits and the challenges of lighting control in the security industry.

Benefits and Challenges of Lighting Control

Security integrators following the traditional business model focused on security products alone and relying on recurring monthly revenue (RMR) from monitoring accounts are struggling to stay in business. “If you’re not trying to add value to the alarm system, it’ll be on the list of things when they (homeowners) need to make cuts,” warns Mark Recene, Chief Innovation Officer and vice president of sales for Baltimore, Md. based HS Tech Group, noting that he sees many integrators losing their service contracts.

Stuart Forchheimer, President of HS Tech Group, inspects an integrated lighting and security system in a client’s home. When adding lighting controls to security to their offerings, integrators need to have a licensed electrician to collaborate with on installation projects.

To read more online about HS Tech Group and Lighting Control visit:

http://digital.bnpmedia.com/publication/?i=91436

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Stuart Forchheimer

President at HS Tech Group
Stuart is the President and CTO of HS Tech Group. Stuart lives in Baltimore County, Maryland with his two children, loving wife, dog, fish and assortment of wildlife.
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