About Technology Connections
Technology Connections, Inc. is a North Carolina, USA corporation that installs structured wiring capacities into newly constructed homes, and retrofits existing structures with the same integrated technology components and systems. The integration of security, Internet, satellite television, indoor/outdoor lighting, solar energy systems, and entertainment/communication technology results in an unparalleled value-added proposition for the homeowner as well as the homebuilder.
The concept of a networked home is based on a foundation of a structured cabling system that is congregated into a central distribution point that is enclosed and situated in a closet or a basement. Therefore, the homeowner is provided with the capacity to distribute all of the networked systems throughout the home. The homeowner in essence selects the modules and services that are consistent with their particular lifestyle. Additional capability can be added-on very efficiently at a later date as the consumer's needs and desires to create a total home environment become better defined. Cost-effectiveness, convenience, and flexibility are the hallmarks of the networked home.
In 2000, only four percent of 1.5 million new homes constructed came with structured wiring. In four to five years it is expected that 45 percent of them will have a structured wiring foundation.
The core of the Company business strategy revolves around the provision of the most cost-effective, customer sensitive, and highest quality products and services to its business partners and consumers.
The homebuilder benefits greatly by being allowed to sub-contract for all low-voltage wiring with one company, thus reducing costs, increasing margins, and efficiency. The company saves the builder money, and increases profit with upgrades and adds-on that our professional consultants sell to the homebuyer with the builder's profit margin included in the quote.
The homeowner has convenience of creating a "home" rather than a "house" with different types of technical equipment. By having the payment for all wiring and most equipment included in their mortgage the consumers are able to obtain more of the technology features they want for their home. This convenient feature appeals to most buyers, as they have to spend less money upfront but still be able to buy the products and services they desire. At the same time the customers are able to obtain ongoing and add-on service for all their technology needs from the company they trust.
The Company's operating philosophy centers around quality of products and services provided. The Company offers only certified technical consultants that are dedicated to particular builder's customers. This promotes an atmosphere of both familiarity and confidence. Each project is inspected by the Company Quality Assurance Manager within 24 hours of installation to verify that the work performed is of the highest quality and matches the purchase order. If any changes need to be made on the Company part, the Quality Assurance Manager is equipped to perform them instantly.
An entertainment and technology showroom will be provided at the Company's headquarters in Charlotte, NC, and in each branch office, where the homebuyers may visit to discuss their entertainment and technology needs with the Company consultants. This gives the consumer the chance to experience the features and benefits of our communication, entertainment, and other technologies first-hand. The Company consultants' focus is "solution" for customers' needs and customization of different options available rather than a single sale of equipment and services. This creates an atmosphere of partnership between the customer and the Company.
The Company location near I-77 in Charlotte, North Carolina is excellent in terms of proximity to many new home building projects in Charlotte.
The next marketing thrust will be to open offices in the Southeastern United States.