Electronic Lifestyles™ Awards Honor Industry's Finest Work

CEDIA names winners at annual EXPO

Indianapolis, Ind. -The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) honored 27 CEDIA members at its annual EXPO in Indianapolis, Ind., for excellence in the custom electronics design and installation industry.


The Electronic Lifestyles™ Award winners were recognized on Saturday, September 6, during a banquet at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. Winners include:

Industry Awards
Lifetime Achievement
Theo Kalomirakis, Theo Kalomirakis Theaters (TKT)
New York, NY

Dealer of the Year
SMC
London, England

Installer of the Year
Jeff Miller, Audio Advisors Inc.
West Palm Beach, Fla.

Sales Representative of the Year
Peter Lazarus, P.D. Lazarus Inc.
Marblehead, Mass.

Volunteer of the Year, Associate
Jeff Kussard, Russound
Newmarket, NJ

Volunteer of the Year, Designer/Installer
Ken Erdmann, Erdmann Electric
Springville, Utah

Designers' Choice Awards
Best Home Theater Level I
CHT Systems
Dallas, Texas

Best Home Theater Level II
Howell & Associates
Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Best Home Theater Level III
Integrated Media Systems
Sterling, Va.

Best Home Theater Level IV
Howell & Associates
Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Best Home Theater Level V
Electronics Design Group Inc.
Piscataway, NJ

Best Home Theater Level VI
Sound and Vision of Orland Park
Orland Park, Ill.

Best Home Theater Level VII
Genesis Audio Video
Irvine, Calif.

Best Media Room
Electronics Design Group Inc.
Piscataway, NJ

Best Integrated Home Level I: Under $400,000
AVL Pro Inc.
Naples, Fla.

Best Integrated Home Level II: $400,000 -$600,000
Land and Sea Entertainment
San Diego, Calif.

Best Integrated Home Level III: Over $900,000 -$1,100,000
AVL Pro Inc.
Naples, Fla.

Best Integrated Home Level IV: Over $2 million
Engineered Environments
Oakland, Calif.

Best Special Project
Audio Warehouse
Charleston, SC

Best Hidden Installation
Electronics Design Group Inc.
Piscataway, NJ

Best Home Theater Architecture
AVL Pro Inc.
Naples, Fla.

Best Dressed System
Audio Video Resource Inc.
Mount Vernon, Wash.

Manufacturers' Excellence Awards
Best Video Product
Kaleidescape Inc.
Kaleidescape System

Best Audio Product
Crestron Electronics Inc.
C2N -DAP8RC Digital Audio Processor

Best Custom Installation Product
Sonance
Symphony eXtreme XT Outdoor Speakers

Best Home Networking Product
Crestron Electronics Inc.
e -Control 2 Software

Best User Interface
AMX
Modero Touch Panel

CEDIA is a global trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has approximately 2,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. CEDIA is a not -for -profit organization based in Indianapolis, Ind. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's web site at www.cedia.org or call 1 -800 -669 -5329.

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