Florida ‘White House’ Decked Out with Fully Integrated System
Integrated system includes a dedicated theater, 103-inch TV, custom lift and full-scale lighting and shade control in a 12,000-square-foot 'White House' in South Florida.
Jason Knott · October 15, 2012
It’s not the White House, but it might be better.
The job, which was a finalist in the Lutron Excellence Awards, includes 19 separate work orders with the centerpieces of the installation being a custom lift that rises from the floor of the master bedroom to reveal a flat panel TV, a 103-inch Runco flat panel in the living room displaying digital art, a dedicated home theater, a master bath with his and hers touchpanels, an office with electronic glass, an outdoor entertainment area, and a custom TV lift in the kitchen.
“This cutting-edge home is defined by its avant-garde style and attention to detail,” says Brad Bergoine of Boca Theater & Automation. The 19 work orders include:
- Whole house audio
- Lutron whole-house lighting control
- Lutron whole-house shades and shade control
- Central vacuum
- Centralized equipment racks for audio, networking, control, A/V distribution and phone
- Outdoor audio
- Exterior flat panels and control, including a 32-inch SunBriteTV
- Motorized kitchen TV lift
- Separate central vac for the guest house
- Bathroom mirror TVs
- Under-bed lift for upstairs bedroom
- Cinema Design Group inc. (CDGi) dedicated theater interior, including acoustics
- Dedicated home theater electronics
- Central vac piping, pre-wire additions, speaker modifications
- Master bath TVs
- Surround-sound system for a three-TV setup in the den, including a 65-inch Samsung
- 103-inch plasma and invisible speakers in the living room
- CDGi seating with D-Box
- Office projection system
- Walk-through shower TV
- Master bedroom TV lift
- Alarm system
Jason has covered low-voltage electronics as an editor since 1990. He joined EH Publishing in 2000, and before that served as publisher and editor of Security Sales, a leading magazine for the security industry. He served as chairman of the Security Industry Association’s Education Committee from 2000-2004 and sat on the board of that association from 1998-2002. He is also a former board member of the Alarm Industry Research and Educational Foundation. He is currently a member of the CEDIA Education Action Team for Electronic Systems Business. Jason graduated from the University of Southern California. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Jason at [email protected]
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