Winter 2015

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Exclusive Publication of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association

A Message from CEDIA’s Chairman

This past fall at CEDIA EXPO 2014, we had the great honor of celebrating CEDIA’s 25th anniversary. As the president of Triad Speakers, one of the association’s founding member companies, it was a particularly proud moment for me and my firm.  

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Premium features

  • Custom Order

    Station Earth combined ‘technical prowess and ingenuity’ to complete a one-of-a-kind install. Having sustained a great working relationship with the builder, Station Earth was offered a large residential build that was about to begin.

  • First Time for Everything

    As far as anyone can tell, this home represents many “firsts” in that everything except the A/V system had not been attempted before in a home. The client’s goal was to create a home that was not just “Net Zero Energy” or “Zero Carbon Footprint” but to create a home that created more energy than it consumed.

  • Good Things Come in Small Packages

    In this newly constructed home overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, the homeowner desired a high-quality room for entertaining. However, the allocated space was small, with a truncated back corner and limited ceiling heights.

  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered

    Upon seeing a completed home theater constructed by AV Works, these particular homeowners quickly became clients, instructing the firm to design and engineer a room that would provide a much more immersive experience than their current theater.

  • The Tune of Perfection

    This basement-level home cinema in a brand new residence in Southern California needed to meet high-performance standards, while being well-integrated to the rest of the entertainment activities, while staying within a tight budget.

  • The Whole Nine Yards

    Integrator Cantara was brought on to this family’s install, their first custom luxury home—a 12,000-sq.-ft. residence. They requested a dedicated home theater, complete with a performance stage, and technology in multiple other entertaining and living spaces.