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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.

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It’s not the White House, but it might be better.

Boca Theater & Automation recently completed a massive fully integrated installation at a 12,000-square-foot “White House” (you will see why it has that name when you check out the photo gallery).

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

  About the Author

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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