D -Tools System Integrator Software Selected by Majority of 2006 CEA Mark of Excellence Award Winners

6 out of 9 awards in the 'System Integrator' category of the CEA Mark of Excellence Awards were presented to registered users of D-Tools design, estimation, engineering, and management software

CONCORD, CA APRIL 19, 2006 - D -Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, is pleased to announce that its System Integrator software contributed to the success of multiple Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Mark of Excellence Award winners. CEA recognizes these industry leaders in custom electronics products as well as services and installations.


The Mark of Excellence, presented by CEA's TechHome Division, is a prestigious award, and recognizes the best in home technology products, services, and installations. Each year, CEA honors achievements made in four different categories; Supplier, System Integrator, System Integrator of the Year and Training/Support. Overall, sixty percent of these winners are D -Tools users, including 4 out of 6 in the "System Integrator" category.

"D -Tools congratulates all of the CEA Mark of Excellence award winners, and we are pleased to help contribute to the achievements that these innovative companies have made," says Adam Stone, President. "We created our software to help our customers become more successful, and we are proud that these industry leaders are among the companies that have chosen D -Tools as part of their business."


Winning D -Tools customers included:
• Ambiance Systems - Best Home Theatre/Media Room, Innovation Award, and Ultimate Home of the Year.
• FulHouse by FulTech Solutions - Best Integrated Security System and Best Lighting Control Project.
• S.M.I.L.E Inc. - Best Retrofit Installation
• Denon Electronics - Best Audio Components
• On -Q/Legrand - Best Distributed Audio/Video and Best Integrated Systems
• HAI - Best Human Interface
• InFocus - Best Video Displays
• Worthington Distribution - Best Support Program

About D -Tools, Inc.
D -Tools is a worldwide leader in easy -to -use, highly accurate system design software. The company, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, offers a wide range of products and services created to simplify the complicated design, engineering, documentation and estimating processes that accompany residential and commercial installation projects of any size. Over 2,000 leading companies use D -Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D -Tools is the recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association's Mark of Excellence Award (2004, 2005, 2006), National Systems Contractors Association and Sound and Video Contractor's Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award (2004, 2005) and CE Pro's High Impact Award for Design Software.

For more information, contact D -Tools at (866) 386 -6571, e -mail at info@d -tools.com or visit D -Tools online at www.d -tools.com.
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