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Eye-catching design elements enhance the home theater’s unique experience.

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Congratulations to the talented designers and installers selected as winners in our 2013 Home of the Year Awards. They went above and beyond the call of duty by carefully tailoring each system to the needs and lifestyles of the respective homeowners. Please enjoy viewing this year's homes. We hope they inspire your own projects.
2013 Top Winners
How Epic Automation Installation Tames 42,000 Square Feet
iPad-friendly Savant controls, massive Vantage lighting system highlight incredible tech solution where A/V and architecture blend seamlessly.

Underground Corridor Home to Art Gallery & 204” Theater Screen
Luxurious high-tech estate boasts Wilson Audio in abundance, Crestron control, Lutron lighting and CinemaScope home theater.

24 Audio Zones, Mirror TV & Loads of Lighting Control
Centralized home control and automation plus boatload of A/V options including dropdown theater screen revitalize 12K-square-foot home.

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Main Topics
Home Theater, Distributed Audio, Green Tech, Home Control, Lighting Control, Displays, Outdoor Spaces
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