AVAD Plans "Dealer to Builder" Exhibit at Pacific Coast Builders Conference 2005 (Booth #7127)

Leading Home Technology Solutions Provider Connects with Heavyweights from Homebuilding, Land Development, Architecture, and Home Products at Supercharged Event

Ft. Lauderdale, FL - May 13, 2005 - The Dealer To Builder (D2B) program is continuing its Western swing this spring, as AVAD LLC, America's leading distributor of custom electronic home systems follows TBX 2005 (May 19 -20) in Phoenix with an impressive showing at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference in San Francisco, California (May 31 - June 3, 2005). AVAD will take up residence in booth #7127 in the "Tech -connect" section of the Moscone Center.


"A show such as PCBC 2005 gives AVAD an excellent opportunity to network with some of the nation's leading homebuilders," said Joe Piccirilli, managing director of AVAD, LLC. "Our goal with the Dealer to Builder program is to connect and educate homebuilders and electronic systems contractors around the country in order to meet the growing demand for home technology in the builder channel."

AVAD's Dealer to Builder initiative revolves around an experienced corps of CEDIA -certified installers specially trained to integrate state -of -the -art and easy -to -use electronic systems into new and existing homes. The program serves to recruit, train and certify installers who meet specified criteria to later team them up with homebuilders in their territories. Builders are guaranteed that the electronic system contractor that AVAD recommends is the best qualified to create the most reliable solutions for homeowners' evolving technology -based lifestyles.


About PCBC

A brainchild of the California Building Industry Association, PCBC is an annual trade show that serves residential builders on the west coast. Held each year in the Moscone Center in San Francisco, PCBC draws over 27,000 homebuilders, developers, architects, product manufacturers and consultants to the industry. In 2003, Tradeshow week magazine named PCBC as one of the 50 fastest growing tradeshows in North America. This year's event will feature over 600 leading manufacturers of building materials whose exhibits will spread over 200,000 square feet of convention floor space. For more information, visit www.pcbc.com .


About AVAD, LLC



AVAD, LLC is the most complete home integration solutions provider in the United States. Its in -depth technology offering of the most trusted names and progressive continuing education programs provide all the support necessary to design and implement complete home solutions. AVAD stocks products for home theater, lighting controls, distributed audio/video, central vacuum, and more for just -in -time delivery from each of its 28 locations nationwide. With complete technical training and certification for industry hallmarks like CEDIA's Installer Level I and Level II Certification, AVAD is unparalleled in its commitment to expanding dealers' bottom line.

AVAD exemplifies this concept with the Dealer to Builder (D2B) program, which links members of its 9000+ dealer corps with homebuilders across the United States to outfit new homes with in -demand, cutting -edge electronic systems.



Product lines that AVAD distributes and supports include: Acme Brackets, APC, Aprilaire, Artison, Atlantic Technology, Belden, Bose, Carlon, ChannelPlus, Coleman Cable, H -P Products/Dirt Devil Central Vacuum Systems, D -Link, Draper, Fujitsu, Gefen, Harman Kardon, Key Digital, Lutron, Marantz, Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., NetStreams, OnQ Technologies, OpenHouse, Panamax, Panasonic Audio/Video, Panasonic Phones, Peerless, Philips, Polk Audio, PROconnect, ProFlex, RTI, Samsung, Screen Goo, ScreenPlay by InFocus, Sharp, SharpVision, Spaun USA, Universal Remote Control, and more.

For more information about AVAD and its services, visit their website at www.avad.com or contact Joe Piccirilli at (954) 922 -AVAD or joep@avad.com.




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