Author page: Vanessa Zitzmann

Large Scale Projects with Large Scale Results

Integrating technology in a 41-story building In the heart of downtown Seattle is a 41-story luxury condominium building. Dubbed Spire, the tower features luxury condos, penthouses, and five floors of amenities all showcasing built-in technology, which was designed and installed by Washington integration company, Wipliance.    “Design and implementation in a building like this is a massive undertaking,” said Cameron…

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Smart Home Serenade

Providing quality, reliability and simplicity in a home designed for music lovers At the start of the pandemic, World Wide Stereo was approached to design and install a whole home audio and control system within an old New England home. The client — who has been a World Wide Stereo client for 25 years — is a music lover who…

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Audio and Video

Delivering Punch & Impact with Audio and Video Solutions

Audio/video specialty company Hi-Fi Centre is not your typical AV business. Based in Vancouver, Canada, the company specializes in audio and video systems only. While the company does do some integration, that comes second to the audio/video solutions they provide.   “We don’t consider ourselves an integration company,” said Igor Kivritsky, owner of Hi-Fi Centre. “We made a decision to focus…

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lighting solutions

Prizm Lighting Names New National Sales Manager

PRIZM Lighting, offering innovative lighting solutions to transform environments with dynamic LED lighting technology and controls, has named Jordan Ferree as its National Sales Manager. Under his guidance, Ferree will oversee the overall sales objectives, goals and revenue for Prizm Lighting and maintain its position as the leading innovator of static architectural and dynamic color changing luminaires integrated with advanced systems controls.…

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DoorBird Announces Webinar Series for Residential and Commercial Integrators

Bird Home Automation is hosting free webinars for electricians, real estate developers and architects in autumn and winter 2022. The company develops and manufactures DoorBird IP video door intercoms, access control systems, indoor stations and accessory products in Berlin, Germany. The webinar topics include various use cases in single-family houses, multi-tenant, and commercial buildings, customizing options in the 3D configurator,…

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custom integrator

Hunter Douglas Offers New Control Drivers for PowerView Gen 3

Hunter Douglas, the world’s leading manufacturer of custom window treatments, bolsters its commitment to the custom integrator channel with an expanded library of control drivers. Designed for fast, straightforward integration of PowerView® Gen 3 Automation into popular home control systems, the new drivers maximize the possibilities for adding automated window treatments to a broad range of projects. The growing list…

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AV residential

Legrand | AV Residential Gives the Playbook for Creating Amazing AV Experiences at CEDIA Expo 2022

Legrand | AV is rolling into CEDIA Expo 2022 with a lot to see and learn following a six-city residential roadshow. In booth 19035, attendees will experience inspiring and on-trend home vignettes and lifestyle areas featuring solutions from Chief, Da-Lite, Legrand Shading Systems, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, On-Q, SANUS, and Vantage, all creating amazing smart home AV residential and resimercial…

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