announced a new partnership with California-based homebuilder New Home Co. to deliver a suite of smart home technology services for new homeowners as part of the launch of the updated smart home program called EVO. 

New Home Co. buyers will receive an EVO base system that includes a 7-inch touchscreen smart home panel, video doorbell, smart thermostat, smart garage opener, smart ready switches, and more, all accessible through a single app. 

In 2022, New Home Co. built 790 homes, and the business has plans to expand its footprint into new markets this year with the new integrated package. The collaboration was driven by’s Builder Program, an initiative that is said to facilitate new partnerships between builders and service providers, who will play an integral role throughout. 

“Our platform provides a seamless way for builders, like New Home Co., to build and sell homes while providing a world-class smart home solution for their buyers,” said Shawn Barry, vice president, strategic sales. “We continue to see homebuyers’ enthusiasm for smart home technology grow and we believe that our service providers offer a huge advantage for builders looking to rapidly deploy smart home solutions.” 

New Home Co. is a western regional builder and real estate development company headquartered in Irvine, Calif. It has divisions within select growth markets in California, Arizona, Colorado, Oregon and Washington. New Home Co. was named 2019 Builder of the Year by Professional Builder and is a multi-year recipient of “The Eliant” for providing the Best Overall Customer Experience in North America in the Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards. 

New Home Co. has won hundreds of awards in the homebuilding industry for its design and planning excellence, dozens of “Community of the Year” awards, and was recognized five straight years for creating the best community or master plan in all the United States, according to the announcement.