D-Tools, Inc. Announces 2013 Design Awards Contest Call for Entries

Winners will be announced at CEDIA Expo in Denver, CO in September.

CONCORD, CA. April 11, 2013 - D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced call for entries for its annual contest, the Design Awards. D-Tools is pursuing System Integrator software users' greatest success stories and project designs that display how the software has positively affected their business and ROI. Winning success stories will be selected from a diverse group of D-Tools users. Winners will be announced at CEDIA Expo in Denver, CO in September.

Contest categories include Best Residential, Best Commercial, Most Unique, and Best Overall.Winners will be selected by the D-Tools product team and select Certified Partners. The winning entries will be judged on a number of criteria, including originality, deep use of D-Tools' software, overall system design and which entries best communicate and demonstrate the system designer's knowledge of the software.

"Every year some of the most distinguished residential and commercial system integrators share their outstanding D-Tools designs and stories with us through the Design Awards," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools. "We truly look forward to this annual contest to see how companies are excelling with our solution and we anticipate this year's awards to be the greatest yet."

Winners will receive prizes from the contest sponsors and D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) partners, which will be announced soon. D-Tools customers can submit their entries by visiting
www.d-tools.com/2013designawards or by sending an email to Jill Reddy at JillR@d-tools.com.

About D-Tools, Inc.

D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software. The company's -flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 4,400 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is a three time recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award, multiple recipient of Custom Retailer's Excite Award (2007,2008,2009,2010,2011), Multi-Room Audio Video Awards - Best Installation Aid, National Systems Contractors Association, Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award and CE Pro's High Impact Award for Design Software.

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