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CEDIA Names the Electronic Lifestyles Award Winners

CEDIA honored the best in the industry during the annual Electronic Lifestyles Awards Banquet held on September 10, during CEDIA EXPO 2005.
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Indianapolis, IN--CEDIA honored the best in the industry during the annual Electronic Lifestyles Awards Banquet held on September 10, during CEDIA EXPO 2005. Awards were given out for the Designers Choice Awards, Manufacturers Excellence Awards, and Industry Awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award, which was presented to Billilynne Keller, executive director of CEDIA.

The Designers Choice Awards were voted on by residential electronic system contractors who attended EXPO and visited the Electronic Lifestyles voting kiosk. With a record breaking number of entries this year the Designers Choice Awards were very competitive.

Award recipients for the 2005 Electronic Lifestyles Awards include:

Industry Awards

Lifetime Achievement
Billilynne Keller
Executive Director, Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA)
Indianapolis, Ind.

Dealer of the Year
Audio Advisors
West Palm Beach, Fl.

Installer of the Year
Tom Channel, Tri-City Electronics
Conover, N.C.

Sales Representative of the Year
Mike Bradley, Bay City Marketing
Atherton, Calif.

Volunteer of the Year, Residential Electronic Systems Contractor
Rich Green, Rich Green Ink
Palo Alto, Calif.

Volunteer of the Year, Manufacturer
Jeremy Burkhardt, SpeakerCraft, Inc.
Riverside, Calif.


Designers Choice Awards

Best Home Theater Level I Under $60,000
Genesis Home Technologies, Inc. (Entry # HT1)
Beaverton, Ore.; member since 1999

Best Home Theater Level II $60,001 $80,000
Howell & Associates, Inc. (Entry # HT10)
Burlington, Ontario; member since 1997

Best Home Theater Level III $80,001 $102,000
Percys (Entry # HT21)
Worcester, Mass.; member since 1998

Best Home Theater Level IV $103,000 $150,000
Howell & Associates, Inc. (Entry # HT25)
Burlington, Ontario; member since 1997

Best Home Theater Level V $180,000 $200,000
Home Waves, Inc. (Entry # HT33)
Cumming, Ga.; member since 2002

Best Home Theater Level VI $210,000 $250,000
Audio by Design (Entry # HT35)
Waxahachie, Texas; member since 2002

Best Home Theater Level VII $300,000 $370,000
All Around Technology (Entry # HT42)
Rockville, Md.; member since 1995

Best Home Theater Level VIII $425,000 $650,000
Audio Command Systems, Inc. (Entry # HT43)
Westbury, N.Y.; member since 1994

CEDIA/Theo Kalomirakis Best Home Theater Architecture
Just One Touch Video & Audio Center (Entry # HTA5)
Santa Monica, CA; member since 2001

Best Media Room
Just One Touch Video & Audio Center (Entry # MR20)
Santa Monica, Calif.; member since 2001

Best Integrated Home Level I: Under $150,000
AVIA, Inc. (Entry # IH4)
Huntington Station, N.Y.; member since 2004

Best Integrated Home Level II: $150,001 225,000
DSI Entertainment Systems, Inc. (Entry # IH7)
Studio City, Calif.; member since 1998

Best Integrated Home Level III: $225,001 300,000
Genesis Audio & Video (Entry # IH17)
Irvine, Calif.; member since 1989

Best Integrated Home Level IV: $300,001 400,000
Starr Systems Design (Entry # IH22)
Baltimore, Md.; member since 1996

Best Integrated Home Level V: $400,001 600,000
Home Waves (Entry # IH28)
Cumming, Ga.; member since 2002

Best Integrated Home Level VI: $700,000 925,000
Electronics Design Group (Entry # IH29)
Piscataway, N.J.; member since 1990

Best Integrated Home Level VII: $1,000,000 1,750,000
Engineered Environments (Entry # IH35)
Oakland, Calif.; member since 1993

Best Integrated Home Level VIII: $1,900,000 2,750,000
Ambiance Systems (Entry # IH38)
Clifton Park, N.Y.; member since 1996

Best Integrated Home Level IX: Over $3,000,000
Sound Solutions/SEI Entry # IH39)
Los Angeles, Calif.; member since 1995

Best Special Project
Genesis Audio & Video (Entry # SP6)
Irvine, Calif.; member since 1989

Best Hidden Installation
Ambiance Systems (Entry # HI5)
Clifton Park, N.Y.; member since 1996

Best Dressed System
energia, inc. (Entry # DS3)
Stuart, Fl.; member since 2001


Manufacturers Excellence Awards

Best New Product
AMX Richardson, Tx., member since 1992
AMX Amenities Solution

Best New Product
Runco International Union City, Calif., member since 1989
CineWide with AutoScope

Best New Product
Control4 Salt Lake City, Utah; member since 2003
Control4 Composer

Best New Product
Audio Design Associates, Inc. White Plains, N.Y.; member since 1989
iHome Multi-Center

Best New Product
BTX Hawthorne, N.Y.; member since 2003
EZ-9

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