The Contrado Group

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CONTRADO
Latin definition: "to collaborate; to deliver wholly and completely together."

The Contrado Group is a performance-driven company of like-minded individuals that work to maximize efficiency through all phases of home building process -- design, documentation, marketing, sales, and construction.  Our integrated process saves time and resources while increasing profitability. 

These services are made available through Contrado’s two divisions, Outhouse and Aterra Designs.  Our Outhouse division specializes in Drafting, Rendering Services, Printing, Display Graphics, and Interactive Services.

Aterra Designs specializes in lighting and electrical option sales.  We have partnered with premier lighting and electrical companies, including Leviton– one of the largest electric & lighting fixture manufacturers in North America – to bring the most current products available to builders’ design centers in real time using our Aterra Design Kiosk.

At Contrado, we takes our performance driven approach further through strategic alliance partnerships throughout the homebuilding industry.  We aim to consistently push the envelope of efficiency, technology, and innovation.

The Contrado Group

 •  April 3

As consumers in today’s world, we have slowly but surely migrated towards using all of the available interactive technologies on the market, for our everyday lives. The internet and smartphones alone have changed this everyday way of getting things done and going about our day. However, we as businesses often shy away from integrating our everyday...

The Contrado Group

 •  April 3

Things have been pretty busy for us at Contrado lately, gearing up the past few months for some of our favorite annual events. Here’s a quick summary of what’s been happening, who was involved, and what we learned from these fun industry happenings. Southwest Builders Show Each year we look forward to SWBS as a great event to reconnect with local...

The Contrado Group

 •  January 16, 2015

Interactive Model Homes These Model Homes have automated sensor-activated tours, as well as QR code information on placards throughout model to show users what structural, design, and lighting options are available for each room. A tour of the model home that has never been done before! Interactive and automated tours Using the previous (IFP, CDC ...

The Contrado Group

 •  January 16, 2015

Digital Design Studios The Digital Design Studios are installed into builders’ design centers to increase option sales in lighting and home automation, and enhance customer experience through customization. Increased options sales Typically 2-3% option sales and 40% profit margin. 15 years of a good track record. Manages multiple trades – single ...

The Contrado Group

 •  December 21, 2014

Now more than ever before we are living in a digital age. And that means that technology is not just a luxury anymore — it’s incorporated into our daily lives (whether we like it or not!). From the apps we use on our smart phones, to the types of TVs and many appliances we buy, to the places we work in and the schools our kids study in. All of ...

The Contrado Group

 •  June 30, 2014

Sometimes when a new trend comes around, it might be wise to follow along without putting all of your eggs in that new trend’s basket. This is especially true with new ground-breaking technologies, as sometimes it is hard to tell if they will stick around longer than a year. However, it might be wiser to do some research on the new trend and the...

The Contrado Group

 •  June 30, 2014

Sometimes when a new trend comes around, it might be wise to follow along without putting all of your eggs in that new trend’s basket. This is especially true with new ground-breaking technologies, as sometimes it is hard to tell if they will stick around longer than a year. However, it might be wiser to do some research on the new trend and the...

The Contrado Group

 •  June 30, 2014

Sometimes when a new trend comes around, it might be wise to follow along without putting all of your eggs in that new trend’s basket. This is especially true with new ground-breaking technologies, as sometimes it is hard to tell if they will stick around longer than a year. However, it might be wiser to do some research on the new trend and the...

The Contrado Group

 •  June 30, 2014

Sometimes when a new trend comes around, it might be wise to follow along without putting all of your eggs in that new trend’s basket. This is especially true with new ground-breaking technologies, as sometimes it is hard to tell if they will stick around longer than a year. However, it might be wiser to do some research on the new trend and the...

The Contrado Group

 •  June 30, 2014

Sometimes when a new trend comes around, it might be wise to follow along without putting all of your eggs in that new trend’s basket. This is especially true with new ground-breaking technologies, as sometimes it is hard to tell if they will stick around longer than a year. However, it might be wiser to do some research on the new trend and the...