- Parks Associates today announced that Speed Wire Inc., a leading technology deployment service provider (installation subcontractor) for smart energy and connected home solutions, will be the Dinner Sponsor at the 8th-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer. The three-day executive confe
Dallas, Texas, December 17, 2013 - Parks Associates today announced that Speed Wire Inc., a leading technology deployment service provider (installation subcontractor) for smart energy and connected home solutions, will be the Dinner Sponsor at the 8th-annual Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer. The three-day executive conference will be held February 17-19, 2014, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas, and will address consumer trends and industry issues in the residential energy management markets.
Research from Parks Associates finds nearly 50% of U.S. broadband households would prefer to have smart home equipment and services professionally installed. Most households want a broad range of smart home products, which would introduce a variety of devices into the home and heighten the need for professional installation and services.
"The variety of consumer interest in smart home features indicates multiple solutions will operate, and need to interoperate, in the home," said Stuart Sikes, president, Parks Associates. "Home energy management is one aspect of the smart home services deploying to U.S. households. Consumers want a variety of features when adopting home management and monitoring services, so offerings such as Speed Wire's installation services will be important in integrating this diversity and ensuring that it all works together."
Speed Wire is sponsoring the VIP dinner for Smart Energy Summit on Tuesday, February 18. During the conference, the company will share insights on their successful experience as a leading technology deployment company for service providers, utilities, wireless providers, and security companies utilizing smart energy and connected home solutions.
"Speed Wire is well known as the premier technology deployment service provider of choice for these emerging markets," said Kevin Donnelly, president of Speed Wire Inc. "We are excited to support the Smart Energy Summit as the Dinner Sponsor this year and look forward to sharing our installation expertise with the innovative smart energy solution providers, exhibitors, and attendees at the conference."
Smart Energy Summit will also address the new business models and capabilities for home controls, big data and analytics, the impact of connected appliances and thermostats on energy management solutions, and consumer engagement of these solutions. For more information, visit www.ses2014.com.
About Speed Wire
Founded in 1996, Speed Wire Inc. has been leading the industry by quickly educating our teams in current and emerging technologies and installation practices. Speed Wire clients have come to rely on us as the premier technology deployment service provider (installation subcontractor) with quick, efficient and cost effective installation deployment services for Smart Energy and Connected Home solutions. For more information please visit www.speedwireinc.com or call 1-877-97-SPEED.
About Smart Energy Summit
Smart Energy Summit: Engaging the Consumer examines the expanding market for energy solutions and home controls and its impact on utilities, service providers, retailers, manufacturers, and consumers.
At this annual conference, Parks Associates analysts, media, and industry leaders evaluate new partnerships, strategies for consumer engagement, and deployment plans for energy and management solutions in the connected home.
The summit agenda features executives representing utilities, telecom and security companies, retailers, and OEMs presenting on the state of the market and the emerging consumer and business opportunities.
The fifth-annual Smart Energy Summit will take place February 17-19, 2014, at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas. www.smartenergysummit2014.com