Congratulations to the talented designers and installers selected as winners in our 2010 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.


Gold Winner, Best Home
NYC High-Rise Eyes 18-Source Video Wall
Three 65-inch Panasonic plasma HDTVs, flush-mounted side-by-side, form a video wall in this grand winner.
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Silver Winner, Best Home
Desert Home Stuns with Auto­mation, Views
This big Arizona home is overflowing with automation and A/V excitement with home automation to the max, without disrupting the architecture.
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Bronze Winner (tie), Best Home
Apple-Based Controls Bring Ease to Living Large
An Apple-based control system brings order to this home. And with 30,000 feet to work with, there was plenty of space for some really big TVs.
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Bronze Winner (tie), Best Home
Eyes Are Everywhere in Automated Home
The owners of this remodeled home rely on a variety of electronic systems, including motorized window shades, lighting control, security sensors and surveillance and a stealth whole-house a/v system.
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of the top winners.

Integrated Home: $50,001+

GOLD
NYC High-Rise Eyes 18-Source Video Wall

The Manhattan skyline is breathtaking, but the real visual treat in this high-rise comes from a video wall that displays 18 content sources at once.
SILVER
Desert Home Stuns with Automation, Views

This Southwestern stunner offers one-touch control of just about everything, from fountains to fireplaces—then there’s the theater and its 120-inch screen.
BRONZE (TIE)
Apple-Based Controls Bring Ease to Living Large

An Apple-based control system brings order to a 30,000-square-foot estate.
BRONZE (TIE)
Eyes Are Everywhere in Automated Home

A four-story residence runs without a hitch, thanks to an observant automation system.

Integrated Home: Under $15,000

GOLD: Multiroom A/V Install Offers a Lot for a Little

Integrated Home: $15,001-$50,000

GOLD: New A/V Setup Lets Owners Jam to 2TBs of Tunes
SILVER Hands-Off Install Leaves No Traces of Work
BRONZE: Upgrade Lights the Way to Energy Savings

Home Theaters $25,000-$50,000

GOLD: Eye Candy Abounds in Dramatic Theater
SILVER: Elegant Theater Controls Entire Home
BRONZE: Homeowners' Dream Theater Is on the Level

Home Theaters $50,001-$100,000

GOLD: Flooded Basement Becomes Disco Theater
SILVER: Theater Overcomes Potential Disasters
BRONZE: Versatile Theater Balances Form, Function

Home Theaters $100,001 to $250,000

GOLD: Powerful Waves Take Theatergoers on Fun Ride
SILVER: Vegas Light Show Gives Theater the Blues
BRONZE: Theater, 153" Screen Hit Entertainment Trifecta

Home Theaters $250,001+

GOLD: Part Home Theater, Part Laser Light Show
SILVER: Home Theater Has Epic Family Values
BRONZE: Red Carpet Treatment the Only Way to Go