2 Private Theater Room Design Workshops Scheduled for AIA/ ASID Members

The Home Theater Design Essentials Workshops are an industry outreach initiative provided by Paradise Theater , Fortress Seating , Kinetics Noise Control and BASWA Acoustics .

Paradise Theater, a provider of high end residential home theater design services, has scheduled 2 upcoming Home Theater Design Essentials Workshops held in conjunction with rep firm Hill Residential Systems. The first event, serving the greater Philadelphia region, will be held at the Lutron Experience Center in Coopersburg, PA on Tuesday Sept 15, 2009. The second event, serving the greater Baltimore region, will be held at the Hill Residential facilities in Columbia, MD on Wednesday Sept 16, 2009.

The Home Theater Design Essentials Workshops are an industry outreach initiative provided by Paradise Theater , Fortress Seating , Kinetics Noise Control and BASWA Acoustics . The four companies have joined forces to provide a best of breed outreach initiative for Architects and Designers. These are the latest activities for the group in their industry outreach efforts to help build closer working relationships between architects, interior designers, builders and electronic system integrators. Both upcoming events are focused on educating industry partners on available technologies for new / existing homes.

"We find ourselves in a unique situation at Paradise Theater. We coordinate our design work with architects, interior designers, builders and electronic system integrators," said Sam Cavitt, President of Paradise Theater. "Our goal is to provide insight to our partners in the design process so we can all understand what is possible. If our clientele is unclear on what is possible or why it is desirable we may never have the opportunity to do our best work. These workshops will help all the members of the design team understand this and how to achieve these results".

The workshop events include the presentation of the acclaimed course 'Home Theater Design Essentials For The Trade', which provides a powerful new perspective for trade partners on Private Theaters and essential elements, process, and best practices for team collaboration during their planning and construction. The 'Essentials' course is designed and delivered by former CEDIA Instructor of the Year, Sam Cavitt. A second course, "Introduction to Residential Lighting Control" will be delivered by a representative from Lutron. Both courses have been approved for CEU for AIA and ASID.

Sponsoring at the local level along with Hill Residential Systems are Lutron, Digital Projection and AMX.

• For more information about these events visit our website: http://www.paradisetheater.tv

Additional events are currently being scheduled nationwide. For more information please contact Ryan Brown at (760) 434 -9040 or by email at ryanbrown@paradisetheater.tv

About Paradise Theater
Paradise Theater is dedicated to providing the most accurate, complete and detailed design services in the home theater industry, resulting in theaters that perform at the highest level attainable. Paradise Theater integrates the performance requirements of acoustics, technical, construction and aesthetics. The company works directly with electronic systems contractors as well as trade partners (architects, interior designers and builders). Paradise Theater continues to receive industry design accolades for its theater designs. In 2008, Paradise Theater was awarded with the CEDIA's Electronic Lifestyles Award for Best Overall Theater. Sam Cavitt, President, provides instruction at industry trade conferences and Industry Outreach events. For more information, contact Paradise Theater at (760) 434 -9040, e -mail at info@paradisetheater.tv or online at www.paradisetheater.tv

About Kinetics Noise Control
Celebrating our 50th year in 2008, Kinetics Noise Control has extensive experience in designing and manufacturing innovative products to control sound and vibration. Established in 1958 as engineers focusing on sound and vibration control, Kinetics pioneered development of pre -compressed, molded fiberglass pad isolators that would be incorporated into an innovative new floor isolation system. Over fifty years later, Kinetics' now produces the industry's largest selection of innovative products to address vibration and noise control, room acoustics, and seismic restraint concerns for almost any building application. Value is added with our experienced staff of engineering and customer support people ready to work with you. For more information, please contact Kinetics at 877 -457 -2695 or online at www.kineticsnoise.com

About Fortress, Inc.
Fortress is approaching 75 years in the office furniture market and we've manufactured everything from steel shelving and ammo boxes during WWII to Boardroom chairs for Fortune 500 companies. Desks, filing cabinets, lounge and executive office seating are all Fortress products. Entering the Custom Electronics market in 1998, we used our experience and know how to quickly become the go -to company when off -the -shelf products wouldn't work. Having worked with many premier designers, customization, quality and service is what we are known for. No job too small or too largeFortress' innovative solutions have been featured in many of the top theaters around the world. For more information, please contact Fortress, Inc. at 909 -483 -6092 or online at http://www.fortresseating.com/

About BASWA acoustic North America
BASWA acoustic, the North American Distributor of BASWAphon takes great pride in ensuring that our high quality product in installed professionally and at a fair price. BASWA acoustic assists architects, acoustical consultants and home theater designers with details, pricing and technical data. BASWAphon provides a seamless, smooth sound absorbing surface with the appearance of painted drywall or plaster. BASWAphon, a green product, is a superior "acoustical plaster" with a dramatically high NRC Rating and a strikingly beautiful appearance. For additional information, call BASWA acoustic at 440.951.6022 or visit our website at www.baswaphon.com

About Hill Residential Systems
Hill Residential Systems is a manufacturers' representative agency connecting residential end -users in the Mid -Atlantic region with a wide range of custom electronics products and services from many of the world's top manufacturers and service providers. The Hill Residential Systems team provides unparalleled value to manufacturers, specifiers, distributors, installers, and integrators of residential systems products and solutions. We support and work closely with all residential project influencers to streamline the process from design through purchase, installation, and programming, providing high -value solutions to homeowners as well as business benefits for all participants on each project. Our team serves customers from four offices across the region: Philadelphia, PA; Columbia, MD; Greensboro, NC; and our company headquarters in Lansdale, PA. For more information, please visit www.hillresi.com.

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