New Year, New Home Automation!

It’s a new year, and there are plenty of opportunities to improve your life for 2018! This year could be the year that you cut home costs, upgrade your security, and create an insanely convenient and modern home atmosphere! This year, home automation systems and products are entering more homes than ever. Modern homeowners are

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Your Guide to Intelligent Office Design

When we think of intelligent offices, homes, buildings, etc., it’s often the great automation technologies and gadgets of the day that come to mind. Intelligent office design is more than about gadgets and unified controls. Nonetheless, these are important, and what AVDG offers will be discussed in more detail later. How do you plan today’s

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AVDG Makes CE Pro 100 for 2017

Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG) makes the CE Pro Top 100 list for the 2nd year in a row! The CE Pro 100 lists the top residential custom installation firms in the country. This feat is noteworthy because we started our residential division just three short years ago. Since that time we have been fortunate

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AVDG Lends a Helping Hand

One of the most rewarding days for us at AVDG, is our company’s Community Service Day. For the last few years, we have been supporting Rebuilding Together Petaluma through sponsorship of their projects and by supplying some good old-fashioned manual (mostly unskilled) labor. This year AVDG and Rebuilding Together Petaluma lent some helping hands to the

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AVDG Featured in CEPro Magazine

Audio Visual Design Group’s is featured in the October 2016 issue of CEPro. The article discusses our unique approach to serving our residential clients and how we have been successful doing what other companies have failed to do in the past- being equally competent and equally successful serving both commercial and residential markets. Our residential team is doing

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AVDG Makes Fast 100 List Again

We’ve done it again. Audio Visual Design Group was ranked #61 on the San Francisco Business Times  24th Annual Top 100 list of the Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the Bay Area for 2015. Last year, we debuted on the list in the #6 position. We owe our continued success to the amazing clients,

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Conferencing Solution: Earthworks Ceiling Microphones

Audio Visual Design Group recently completed an installation for a website optimization platform company in San Francisco that required superior performance from ceiling located microphones which can be very challenging. As Aaron Obstfeld, Director of Technical Services  explains the primary audio challenge with this installation: “Ceiling mics by nature are difficult to make sound good

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Our New Office in Southern California Now Open

Today we are proud to announce that our new office in Los Alamitos is officially open for business. The Southern California office will offer sales and support along with a dedicated technical services team. This is the latest in our expansion effort aimed at placing technical services teams in key markets furthering our commitment to

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CEO Profiled by SF Business Times

CEO, Robert E. Scharffer, founded Audio Visual Design Group in 1996 and incorporated in 2006. Since that time AVDG has experienced rapid growth. In 2014, Audio Visual Design Group took the #6 spot for Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies in the Bay Area. If you ask him about starting a business, he’ll say his only

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A Look at the Advantages of Smart Home Technology

Did you know that professionally installed smart home technology could increase the resale value of your home? Smart home technology also makes your life easier and your home more energy efficient. Keep reading for a list of more advantages that sm…

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