CEDIA Home Integration Awards Finalists
DC Home Systems is very proud to announce that the hard work, professionalism and rigorous insistence on unparalleled performance by our team has resulted in being chosen as finalists in two categories of the CEDIA Home Integration Awards.
The CEDIA Awards honor the best projects completed by home technology professional members in the past year. The Awards celebrate excellence in home technology design, installation and integration across the globe and represent the best in smart home installations. Each installation category is judged by a panel of industry experts to ensure the highest standards of scrutiny for every entry.
All entrants must demonstrate technical excellence in all aspects of design, installation and commissioning while meeting all applicable industry performance standards. The project must be well documented and executed using recognized project management strategies. It must complement the aesthetic treatment of the environment in which it is installed and be easy and safe for its users to operate. It should not expose its owners to security threats and must be easily expanded and adapted in the future. Finally, it should demonstrably enhance the lives of those who own and use it.
Finalists in Special Project Category
Dc Home Systems is a finalist in the category of Special Project having designed and installed the automation systems for a building called the “Playhouse”, designed by TMS Architects and constructed by Tom Bresnihan of Country Way Builders. Areas within the Playhouse include an adolescent gaming room, toddler play area, basketball court, four-lane professional bowling alley, an adult lounge and large dedicated cinema room. The clients wanted the technology in this building to allow people to have more fun, comfort and enjoyment, but not to interfere with the aesthetic theme of the space. The integrated technologies included a Dedicated Home Theater, Lighting and Shading Control, Distributed Audio Distributed Video, Network, Security, Surveillance and HVAC.
Finalists in Dedicated Cinema Category
DC Home Systems is also a finalist in the Dedicated Cinema category. The goal in this project was for guests and family to be blown away by the fun and comfortable movie experience without the distraction of the technology behind it.
The 1200 square foot theater room seats up to 28 people. The aesthetic design of the stunning room was supported by Arleen Dvorine and features motorized leather seating from Cinematech an expansive fiber optic Starfield ceiling and acoustic treatments from Kinetics Noise Control. The video image is projected from a Digital Projection Insight 4k LED projector with Lumagen Radiance Pro 4400 video processor onto a 14’ x 6” Motorized Screen by Seymour Screen Excellence. The rich, moving audio experience is accomplished through a 25 channel, full Dolby Atmos system using a Trinnov processor, Lab Gruppen amplifiers and Triad cinema reference speakers. All functionality including audio & video control, lighting, temperature, and motorized shades are managed through Crestron controls that are incredibly easy to use. The result, is unrivaled cinema grade, jaw dropping theater experience.
Winners will be announced at the CEDIA Awards Celebration at CEDIA 2017 on Wednesday, September 6 in San Diego.