Recently, someone asked me if I’d rather be known as a business owner or a programmer. I was a bit taken aback by this question at first, because I’d like to be known as both! I’ve been doing Crestron and Extron programming in San Diego for many years, and I have been the owner of AV Programming Associates for more than 15 years now. I’ve enjoyed both roles immensely. Continue reading “Are You a Business Owner or an AV Programmer? Matthew Grisafe, AVPA Owner, Answers” »
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We’ve delivered Crestron programming solutions for nearly every environment you can think of from luxury homes and yachts to Fortune 500 board rooms and U.S. military installations. Frankly, that’s a big part of what makes us different from many other certified Crestron programming companies in the U.S. Most programmers specialize in residential, or commercial, or education environments. But we’ve enjoyed working in all those environments. Continue reading “Our Unique Experience Delivering Crestron Programming for a 70-Room System in San Diego” »
Lately at AVPA, we’ve been working more with Extron Electronics products. Extron’s equipment, which includes all types of AV components, is ideally suited for both commercial environments and government projects. Extron’s Pro equipment gives our Extron programming specialists the ability to tailor systems and provide custom features to meet the needs of even the most demanding commercial and government customers. Continue reading “Extron Products a Natural Fit for San Diego Courtroom Applications” »
Crestron programming is a niche industry, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a good amount of competition in the San Diego area. Because of that, it is important to be able to distinguish between the various Crestron programming companies that are vying for your business.
We believe there are three key characteristics that all serious Crestron programming companies should have. If you hire a company with all three, your project is much more likely to finish on time, on budget, and meet all of your specifications. Continue reading “Three Characteristics to Look for in a Crestron Programming Company” »
AVPA was founded on September 11, 2001 (yes, that September 11), which made for somewhat of a rocky start. But here we are, 15 years later, with more than 1,250 successfully completed projects under our belts, and still going strong!
Depending on your perspective, you may think 15 years in business is either a really long time, or no big deal. But let me tell you, 15 years in the professional audio/visual (A/V) industry is an eternity! This industry sees a lot of turnover. It seems like any time new technology comes along, another A/V company pops up, and most don’t seem to last more than a year or two. Continue reading “AVPA Celebrates 15 Years of Crestron Programming in San Diego and Beyond” »
Want to bring your home audio experience to the next level? Whole-house audio or distributed audio is the way to do it. As the name indicates, whole-house audio is a centralized system that allows you to control the audio throughout your entire home, including your outdoor areas. The system can be set up to play audio from multiple different sources, including, mp3 players, CD players, or satellite radio receivers. Continue reading “Crestron Programming Brings Amazing Distributed Audio Functionality to Your San Diego Home” »