Crestron Home Technology Designs Win Big at EH Magazine 2010 Home of The Year Awards

Crestron and its Dealers Recognized for Excellence in Home Automation Design and Installation, Win Two-Thirds of Eligible Electronic House Awards, Including Five of Eight Gold Winners and the Prestigious 'Home of the Year' Gold Winner

Rockleigh, NJ - Electronic House magazine has revealed the results of the prestigious annual Home of the Year Awards in its current May/June issue. Crestron home technology installations were the overwhelming choice for world -class whole home control and home theater systems. Crestron installations won five of the eight available Gold awards, including the coveted Home of the Year award.


"Crestron congratulates all winners of this year's Home of the Year Awards, their hard work and ingenuity paid off, and they deserve to be commended for this great accomplishment," said Randy Klein, Crestron Executive Vice President. "We are especially proud that the overwhelming majority of the winners were Crestron dealers, and we're very happy to have contributed to their continued success. When it comes to custom home technology integration, our dealers are the best in the world."

Over the past year, Crestron has released numerous ground -breaking innovations which are driving the home automation and home entertainment revolution forward, enabling professional integrators to offer new and exciting technology to their clients. From state -of -the -art home theaters and media rooms to high tech master suites and fully -integrated whole home automation systems, the synergy of innovative Crestron technology and its world -class dealers once again shined in the winner's circle at the 2010 Electronic House Home of the Year awards.


Out of twenty -five eligible awards that were handed out across eight categories, Crestron installations won seventeen, or more than two -thirds of the total. In categories showcasing
home theater projects valued at over $50,000, Crestron installations won six of nine of the total awarded.

The grand prize 'Home of the Year' award honors the project that demonstrates the ultimate in design and implementation for fully -integrated whole home automation solutions. The 2010 Gold winner is a stunning luxury Manhattan hi -rise condo that features a 16 -foot HD plasma video wall and 11 LCD screens that display 24 different video sources. The advanced home technology inside is a Crestron platform, and features Crestron whole house control, touchpanels, distributed audio, video and iPod® content, and climate/shade control.

In categories judging the ultimate in custom home theater design, those valued at over $100,000, Crestron installations received five of six of the total winners. Recognizing the absolute finest collection of home theater designs nationwide, those valued at over $250,000, all three winners were Crestron creations.

For more information on Crestron home technology, please visit www.crestron.com/homeautomation. To see all winning projects, please visit http://www.electronichouse.com/specials/hoty10.

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