CEDIA AWARD WINNING PROJECTS FEATURE CRESTRON

CEDIA Installer Award Winners Showcase Crestron Electronic Lifestyles

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, October 1, 2008 - The prestigious CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles Awards were announced recently at the CEDIA banquet in Denver, Colorado. When the votes were tallied, the world's most talented dealers were recognized for the most skilled, creative and professional custom installed systems. Forty nine winners in ten different categories were recognized. Thirty -nine of the forty -nine winners featured Crestron control solutions.


"We are very proud to be associated with the best dealers in the world," said Randy Klein, Executive Vice President of Crestron Electronics. "These installations really demonstrate what our industry, and specifically Crestron, can do in homes today. We are dedicated to providing our dealers with the best solutions, training and service so they can continue to grow their businesses."

The annual awards are presented in recognition of CEDIA companies that have demonstrated unique, innovative and top -quality home technology installations. Most of the winning residential electronic systems contractors turn to Crestron for their installations on a daily basis and were honored with recognition for exceptional installs with their Crestron solutions.

Two panels of experts were assembled to determine the award winners. Panelists consisted of members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and CEDIA with scores based on technical merit and design/aesthetics.

Crestron congratulates the following CEDIA Electronic Lifestyle Award Winners:

2008 Best Large Home Theater Overall Winner
Pacific Audio & Communications, Kihei, HI

2008 Best Integrated Home Overall Winner
Baumesiter Electronic Architects, Niles, IL

2008 Best Media Room Overall Winner
All Around Technology, Rockville, MD

Large Home Theater Level II: $115,000 - $150,000 - Gold
Home Theaters by Design, LLC, Andover, NJ

Large Home Theater Level II: $115,000 - $150,000 - Silver
Architectural Electronics, Inc., Winter Park, FL

Large Home Theater Level III: $150,001 - $200,000 - Gold
Home Theaters by Design, LLC, Andover, NJ

Large Home Theater Level IV: $200,001 - $330,000 - Silver
Electronics Design Group, Inc., Piscataway, NJ

Large Home Theater Level IV: $200,001 - $330,000 - Bronze
Electronics Design Group, Inc., Piscataway, NJ

Large Home Theater Level V: $340,000 - $465,000 - Silver
Pacific Audio & Communications, Kihei, HI

Large Home Theater Level V: $340,000 - $465,000 - Bronze
Aurant, West Valley City, UT

Large Home Theater Level VI: $730,000 - $1.1 Million - Gold
Aurant, West Valley City, UT

Large Home Theater Level VI: $730,000 - $1.1 Million - Silver
Future Home ~FM~, Los Angeles, CA

Large Home Theater Level VI: $730,000 - $1.1 Million - Bronze
Admit One, Inc., Edina, MN

2008 Best Theme
Aurant, West Valley City, UT

Integrated Home Level I: $67,500 - $120,000 - Bronze
Audio Warehouse ~FM~, Charleston, SC

Integrated Home Level II: $150,000 - $200,000 - Gold
Electronics Design Group, Inc., Piscataway, NJ

Integrated Home Level II: $150,000 - $200,000 - Silver
Howell & Associates, Inc., Burlington, ON Canada

Integrated Home Level II: $150,000 - $200,000 - Bronze
Innerspace Electronics, Inc., Port Chester, NY

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