We believe that the sooner we are involved with you on your project, the better. Why? There are many things that need to be taken into consideration during the architectural drafting.
Where will you locate the equipment to run your system? Do you have a mechanical closet or room? Will it be ventilated? Do you have cabinetry in your Great Room that will hold some equipment? By planning ahead you can allocate space, plan for ventilation and make sure your cabinetry will be perfect size for your equipment needs.
Wiring Infrastructure Planning
Although wireless equipment is becoming more prevalent, there is still a need to wire for devices. Wireless is less secure, less reliable, inferior quality and not recommended for audio and video applications.
Theater Room or Media Room
Room dimensions affect acoustics as well as the surfaces of floors, furniture, windows, walls, artwork, etc. Planning ahead of time will balance a good sounding room with your desired aesthetics.
When you are tying systems together like HVAC, security, audio/video, sprinklers, pool pumps, etc it is helpful to know the scope of these systems ahead of time. Working together early on, there will be fewer surprises down the road, delivering to you an exceptional custom tailored system!
A lighting control system is wired differently than conventional switches. By planning ahead of time you can design your ambiance, security and convenience around your lighting system.