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Amazon is joining forces with home builder Lennar to market its smart home technology. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham reports on what consumers can expect. 

Lennar

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Since 1954, we've had the privilege of helping over one million families across America move into the next stage of their lives with a new home.

We build homes in some of the most desirable cities in the nation and for all stages of your life: first home, move-up home, or a multigenerational home to accommodate your changing family needs. Our communities cater to all lifestyles and include urban, suburban, active adult and golf course living.   Lennar’s commitment to Quality, Value, and Integrity is the underlying foundation upon which we were built.   We are dedicated to being an industry innovator, and are constantly focused on providing the highest quality homes. At Lennar, we always strive to deliver the best possible home value to each of our customers.  All of us at Lennar are committed to doing the right thing for the right reason.

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Ethan Allen

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Maybe the reason people have been living with Ethan Allen for generations is because Ethan Allen is so easy to live with. Since 1932, we've specialized in creating icons of livable luxury. Those beautifully designed, beautifully crafted classics that become as much a part of your style as that little black dress or favorite pair of jeans.

Ethan Allen is much more than a retailer. We also design and build most of what we sell. This allows us to bring you styles you can’t find anywhere else, created with an uncompromised level of craftsmanship and at values that will constantly surprise you.

So welcome to an experience like no other. Here at EthanAllen.com, and at every Ethan Allen Design Center worldwide, you’ll discover an extensive array of exclusive and eclectic fashions for the home. Not to mention virtually endless ways to personalize your choices through fabrics, finishes, and trims, along with the priceless help of our professional designers, which of course, is always on the house.

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Lennox

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 At Lennox, we make people feel comfortable in their homes. We make the air cooler, warmer, dryer, cleaner and better, with innovative systems that are exceptionally quiet and energy efficient. All brought to you by Dealers with the expertise and resources to serve you in the best possible way.  Beginning with the introduction of the world’s first riveted-steel furnace in 1895, Lennox has focused on delivering on the values of trust, innovation and quality. These values can be seen in every product we manufacture today, and in the Lennox Dealers who stand behind those products.  Based in Richardson, Texas, near Dallas, Lennox has manufacturing and distribution facilities across North America. Products are available through a network of more than 6,000 independent Lennox® Dealers

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Whirlpool

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Creating cleaner, more flavorful, more efficient homes


Whirlpool appliances do things the way you do them. Your intuition for how to get things done is something we value so much, we've put it into our appliances—making guesswork a thing of the past. Every detail is attended to. Every machine is designed to help you manage your home precisely the way you want—easier, faster and smarter.


Use our intuition to your advantage

In many Whirlpool appliances, remarkable sense and adapt technology responds to the needs of your clothes, your meals and your foods. By adapting to each situation, intuitive sensors make key refinements—precisely adjusting water levels for the best clean possible or measuring moisture content for better baking. So your fabrics look newer longer, meals cook more evenly, and foods stay cool and flavorful.


Create the future

At Whirlpool brand, making the best appliances through constant innovation is a given. But as we move into our second century of leading the appliance industry, we'll also continue leading the charge to protect our environment, and support our global community. Along with you, we never stop seeking smarter ways to help run a home—whether it's yours or the one we share together.

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Pulte

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 For over 65 years, Pulte has built homes with the homeowner in mind. The things that are important to you are what we focus on. Our foundation is quality construction and a simplified buying experience. With our insightful Life Tested® design features and easy personalization options, everyday moments are more enjoyable in your new Pulte home. That's More Life Built In.  An industry first, beginning in 2018 PulteGroup is providing all new homebuyers with the chance to have the Smart Home they desire. PulteGroup is now the only national builder to prewire houses for superior Wi-Fi coverage, as standard for all new homes. Homebuyers can then make their home even smarter by selecting from a variety of options to manage security, lighting, climate and other systems in their home.  PulteGroup remains committed to its support of our country’s wounded veterans. Through our Built to Honor program, and with generous support from our trade partners and suppliers, PulteGroup has donated 50 brand new homes to veterans and their families. Built to Honor is our way of giving back to the men and women who have given so much in defense of our nation.  In a comprehensive survey of today’s first-time homebuyers, PulteGroup explored the homebuying habits and preferences of Millennials. Contrary to many preconceived expectations, homebuyer dreams of a beautiful home and a three-car garage are not dead among this buyer group. In fact, the American Dream remains very much alive for this country’s biggest demographic. 

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Ashley Furniture

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 For more than 70 years, we’ve set out to prove furniture can be made a better way. We design and craft timeless styles that are comfortable and livable. For our guests, living the American dream is as affordable as it is priceless.  We may be family owned, but there’s no mistaking who we ultimately answer to. Our goal is to earn your business with an exceptional shopping experience, knowledgeable sales associates and dedicated customer care.  Our exclusive furniture and accessories start with a sketch inspired by the design team's travels around the world. Many Ashley HomeStore products are assembled in the U.S. with domestic and imported parts, and quality tested so they arrive in your home, ready to enjoy for years.  You deserve the best value every day and we back it up with the best prices. Whether it’s one item or an entire room package, you’ll bring it home at a remarkable value or HomeStore Special everyday price. For your convenience, we have a wide variety of financing options to help furnish the home of your dreams.  We recognize one style does not suit all. That’s why you’ll find so much to love in our wide selection of room-to-room furnishings. From industrial electric to rustic farmhouse, discover on-trend styles made for mixing and standing out.  We are 100% dedicated to making shopping with us exceptional. From our collaborative Sales Associates and online Live Chat team, to easy checkout and delivery on your time, you can trust Ashley HomeStore to treat you with the attention and courtesy you deserve. 

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