America’s Builder announced the successful launch of its Home is ConnectedSM smart home system, which is included in the base price of each new home from D.R. Horton and its family of brands.
The system includes a robust central hub by Qolsys that controls the smart home features, including a home alarm and automation platform by Alarm.com, Honeywell Home thermostat from Resideo, door locks by Kwikset, smart switches by Eaton Corporation, video doorbell by SkyBell and hands free, voice-first experiences with Amazon Alexa.
Donald R. Horton, Chairman of the Board, said, “Homebuyer response to our roll out of America’s Smart Home has been positive. The system is now included in each new home from D.R. Horton and our family of brands, including Emerald, Express and Freedom Homes. We have always been focused on providing our customers the best value in the market, and we are pleased to deliver features that help them connect with their home from anywhere.”
“We would like to thank each of our valued trade partners who worked with us to create a comprehensive affordable smart home system in our homes to make our homeowners lives easier,” Horton said.