Sponsors

Thank you to all the industry sponsors who provided materials, experience and expertise, and who maked The Home Depot Smart Home at Duke University a reality.

The Home Depot is a major national home retailer. The Home Depot is the naming sponsor of The Home Depot Smart Home.

BRAE supplies Complete Rainwater Harvesting Systems enabling projects to protect water quality, increase water efficiency and achieve sustainability goals.

BP Solar is a global company focused on harnessing the sun's energy to produce solar electricity. This includes the design, manufacture and marketing of quality solar electric systems for a wide range of applications in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. With over 30 years of experience and installations in over 160 countries, BP Solar is one of the world's largest solar companies. BP Solar is part of BP, one of the world's leading energy companies.

Today Char-Broil invites "Everybody Outside" to see how we are introducing the gas grill all over again.

Cisco Systems, Inc. hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.

Eaton creates power control and distribution solutions to the utility, industrial, commercial and residential segments.

Echelon device networking technology enables end-users to remotely connect, monitor, control, sense, and diagnose intelligent devices.

Emory Knoll Farms is a leading supplier of plants and plant expertise for extensive green roof systems.

GoContempo.com is the premier destination for modern furniture and modern lighting online.

Hitachi America, Ltd. Information Division assists organizations in integrating new technologies such as smart cards and RFID into their business processes as customized solutions.

American Hydrotech, Inc.® develops, produces and distributes waterproofing and roofing products.

Lithonia Lighting, an Acuity Brands Lighting company, is honored to take part in the Duke University Smart Home and help shed light on the benefits of energy-efficient lighting. For every 1 kWh of electricity generated, 2.2 pounds of CO² is released into the air. Because lighting accounts for approximately 10% of the average home’s electricity consumption, using energy-efficient fixtures that consume 2/3 less energy is a major step towards reversing global warming. Lithonia Lighting is dedicated to producing light fixtures that not only save money, but help to save the environment.

Our Focus. At Philips we improve the quality of people's lives through the timely introduction of meaningful innovations. Focusing on key global challenges - the growing demands for healthcare and energy efficiency - we use our expertise to develop sustainable solutions for people in all markets. It's all about delivering value for individuals, communities and the company.

SBM Solar is a solar module manufacturer dedicated to providing affordable solar modules with patent-pending technology.

Siemens, headquartered in Berlin and Munich, is one of the world's largest electrical engineering and electronics companies. Siemens provides innovative technologies and comprehensive know-how to benefit customers in 190 countries. Founded more than 150 years ago, the company is active in the areas of Information and Communications, Automation and Control, Power, Transportation, Medical, and Lighting.

SMP Data Communications, a subsidiary of Preformed Line Products is a leading manufacturer of copper and fiber passive connectivity products for commercial and residential markets. SMP designs and develops competitive products that offer a Made in the USA guarantee and consistently surpass industry standards. SMP Data Communications - The connection you can count on.

Carolina Stalite provides high quality, high strength, low absorption lightweight aggregate.

Square D by Schneider Electric: Square D Clipsal® and Powerlink® components create one of the most comprehensive energy-saving offers in the industry. They combine automated and web-enabled control with occupancy-based solutions and dimming capabilities- making it easier than ever to reduce electrical usage and meet new building energy codes and LEED certification.

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. manufactures ballasts and controls for commercial lighting applications, including electronic linear fluorescent, HID, compact fluorescent solutions and more.

Silestone Quartz Silestone Quartz is the cleaner, safer stone surface for your home. Its exclusive built-in Microban antimicrobial product protection prevents the growth of bacteria and microbes, resulting in countertops that stay cleaner. The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute has certified Silestone for Indoor Air Quality. This unique combination of attributes offered by Silestone Quartz makes it the smart choice for homeowners.

Metal Sales offers a complete line of metal roof, wall, and fascia panel systems for the commercial, architectural, industrial, residential, and agricultural markets. Metal Sales offers over 75 profiles with a wide selection of widths, colors, and gauges for new construction or retrofit.