Electronic House Unveils Home of the Year Award Winners


Winners showcased online beginning today, and in May/June issue of Electronic House as well as upcoming issues.

May. 03, 2010 — by .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

From jaw-dropping home theaters to ultra-connected kitchens to blissful outdoor A/V havens, more than 250 projects were submitted for Electronic House magazine’s 5th Annual Home of the Year Awards contest.

Ultimately, 43 winning installations were awarded in 15 categories, some of which are showcased throughout the May/June issue of Electronic House magazine.

This year the categories included: Best Overall Homes of the Year, Master Suite, Kitchen, Family Room, Outdoor Space, Fun Room, Before and After, Themed Theaters, Amazing Applications, and four categories of Home Theater.

Here are the 2010 Home of the Year Winners:

Best Home Theater $25,000-$50,000
GOLD: Eye Candy Abounds in Dramatic Theater
SILVER: Elegant Theater Controls Entire Home
BRONZE: Homeowners’ Dream Theater is on the Level

Best Home Theater $50,000-$100,000
GOLD: Flooded Basement Becomes Disco Theater
SILVER: Theater Overcomes Potential Disaster
BRONZE: Versatile Theater Balances Form, Function

Best Home Theater $100,000-$250,000
GOLD: Powerful Waves Take Theatergoers on Fun Ride
SILVER: Vegas Light Show Gives Theater the Blues
BRONZE: Theater, 153” Screen Hit Entertainment Trifecta

Best Home Theater $250,000+
GOLD: Part Home Theater, Part Laser Light Show
SILVER: Home Theater Has Epic Family Values
BRONZE: Red Carpet Treatment the Only Way to Go

Best Media/Family Room
GOLD: Family Room Weaves Stunning A/V, Architecture
SILVER: Part Theater, Part Family Room Equals Hybrid Fun
BRONZE: Art, Entertainment Collide in Stylish Media Room

Best Kitchen
GOLD: Kitchen Serves Up Full Technology Menu

Best Master Suite
GOLD: Master Suite Converts to Theater With One Button Push
SILVER: Underbed Lift Enhances View at Beachfront Suite
BRONZE: Historic Home Remodel is Super Suite

Best Integrated Home $15,000 or Less
GOLD: Multiroom A/V Install Offers a Lot for a Little

Best Integrated Home $15,000-$50,000
GOLD: New Setup Lets Owners Jam to 2TBs of Tunes
SILVER: Hands-Off Install Leaves No Traces of Work
BRONZE: Upgrade Lights the Way to Energy Savings

Best Integrated Home $50,000+
GOLD: NYC High-Rise Eyes 18-Source Video Wall
SILVER: Desert Home Stuns With Automation, Views
BRONZE tie: Apple-Based Controls Bring Ease to Living Large
BRONZE tie: Eyes Are Everywhere in Automated Home

Amazing Applications
GOLD: Hollywood Star Hides 103-inch Plasma in Ceiling
SILVER: Batcave Meets Home Theater
BRONZE: Smart Home Helps Owners Observe Shabbat

Best Outdoor Space
GOLD: Hidden Electronics Transform Outdoor Entertainment Paradise
SILVER: Backyard Music System Pricks Up Ponies’ Ears
BRONZE: 300” Outdoor Screen Blows ‘Em Away

Best Fun Room
GOLD: Home Concepts
SILVER: Innerspace Electronics
BRONZE tie: simpleHome
BRONZE tie: The Sound Shop

Best Themed Theater
GOLD: Colorado Media Systems
SILVER: Gramophone
BRONZE: Hi-Tech Home

Best Before and After
GOLD: Vidacom
SILVER: Electronic Essentials
BRONZE: Worthington Entertainment & Automation

Note: Fun Room, Themed Theater and Before and After categories will be showcased online later this year.

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