Top of the Mountain

With a very modern floor plan and design using concrete, steel and glass as the building materials, this project created a host of unique obstacles. Preplanning for wiring, conduit and device locations was critical to success. The minimalist approach required a limited number of control locations, completely hidden video cameras and shades, integrated landscape sound system, and a theater room that could operated in the full light of day.


  • Whole house audio system with the speakers exactly matching the lighting fixtures.
  • Hidden and integrated landscape sound system for the patio and terrace areas.
  • Whole house lighting control
  • Motorized shades on all windows in the house that were to be recessed above the ceiling structure
  • State-of-the-art theater system with custom hidden speakers and custom video display
  • Hidden TV in the kitchen cabinet with simple Crestron control
  • Integrated security and surveillance system with HVAC controls

Entertaining was a key element to this project and with multiple “Fun” spaces this home reliability and ease of use dictated system design. To provide a fully integrated home with remote access, simple to use entertainment spaces, and system reliability, Control4 and Lutron were specified for this application. Requirements: Audio in all areas of the […]


Simplicity and usability were the primary drivers on this project. This ranch owner required video displays in almost every room including a hidden TV behind the mirror in the master bath. Along with the video displays, quality audio in every room was also requested. To get this accomplished, a simple Control4 distributed system was deployed. […]


With two stories of windows and a barrel vault ceiling in this open floor plan, window coverings provided a unique challenge. The owner wanted motorized window coverings in the space that were to be complete concealed from view. Working with the architect and builder, we were able to create pockets above the barrel vault to […]