Current valuations rate commercial fire accounts worth the most (40X multiple), while residential security accounts can earn 35X and service contracts are worth 30X. But what are the 3 big mistakes that can hurt your multiples? We talk a lot about the value of recurring monthly revenue (RMR) in building your business valuation and developing an exit strategy. But right now, how much are your accounts really worth? According to

As automation systems become more complex the problems and headaches associated with them become more common. The many pieces of equipment required for today’s complex automation systems and the many complexities of each part create hundreds of possible points of failure. Like a fine automobile, today’s automation and electronic systems require proper maintenance and upkeep to ensure that they are in top running condition. Neglecting the equipment can lead to

Custom installation firm Sounds Good Corp. in Waltham. Mass. has acquired simpleHome in Westborough, Mass. Terms were not disclosed, but both staffs and offices will be maintained. Two long-standing Massachusetts-based custom installation companies are now one. Sounds Good Corp. in Waltham, Mass., has acquired simpleHome of Westborough, Mass. The newly combined company will operate under the Sounds Good brand name. All 10 employees from both companies will be staying onboard

ihiji will lead CEDIA Expo community members through a lively tasting tour of Denver’s best craft brews, Saturday 9/13/14 at 8 PM MT AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO (CEDIA Expo Booth #876)– September 3, 2014—Ihiji, global leader in remote network management solutions, is excited to announce that it will be co-hosting the ‘Official Unofficial CEDIA Expo Craft Beer Crawl’ on Saturday, September 13, 2014, kicking off at 8 p.m., MT.

The Ihiji Invision remote network management solution provides proactive tools to improve visibility and access to client networks while streamlining support operations AUSTIN, TX and DENVER, CO (CEDIA Expo booth #876) – SEPT. 4, 2014 – Ihiji, a global leader in remote network management for both commercial and residential technology integrators, will introduce a newly-enhanced version of its award-winning network management solution at the upcoming CEDIA Expo in Denver, September 10-13,

If you don’t know already, we ihijians love our craft beer. Last year we published a list of Five Breweries to See While You Are In Denver At CEDIA Expo.  Since this is the last CEDIA Expo in Denver you might as well take advantage of one of the best beer cities in the US.  If you’re interested we’re also putting together an unofficial official CEDIA Expo beer crawl on

CEDIA Expo 2014 in Denver is just weeks away!  Where can you find ihiji?  The good news is our Ninjas will be everywhere this year, even when you can’t see them, they’ll be lurking in the shadows in your classes and at your parties.  So get your best Ninja style dance moves ready and catch us in Denver at CEDIA booth 876.   You can also schedule a meeting with