As a veteran Crestron programmer and member of the Crestron Advisory Board (CAB), AVPA’s President Matthew Grisafe was involved in the decision to rename the CAIP program to better describe the range of services offered by top-tier Crestron experts. The CSP designation still requires the same level of commitment, experience and certification, but better encompasses the role that certified independent Crestron professionals play.
Latest News & Insights
Latest News & Insights
As we begin the new year, we’re excited to announce the completion of our 1,000th project. That’s right! Since 2001 we’ve been focused on providing the industry’s best Crestron programming and now we’ve completed over 1000 projects. As a Crestron Authorized Independent Programming (CAIP) company we’ve completed projects from Singapore and Washington DC to St. Louis, Phoenix, San Francisco and San Diego. We’ve delivered 1,000 Crestron projects in just about every environment you can imagine. From residential and commercial projects to military, government and education, we’ve done a lot. We’ve even provided Crestron programming for specialized transportation like yachts, RV’s and personal jets. [Read more…] about 12 Years and 1,000 Crestron Programming Projects Later
Crestron for your home is about lifestyle, comfort, and the ultimate in convenience. It’s whole-house music at the touch of a button. It’s streamlined control of your pool, spa and fountains. It’s simplified control of your fireplaces, shades and outdoor heaters. All these amenities are controlled from custom-designed, easy-to-use touch panel, iPad or remote interfaces. [Read more…] about Making Your Life Easier with Crestron Control for the Home
Over the last 16 years I have gained a lot of experience in the audio visual industry. Because of my experience working as an integrator and at a manufacturer, I’ve been asked certain questions over and over again:
- Did my integrator do a good job?
- Should I pay my installer?
- How can I gauge the quality of my work?
- Who can give an independent assessment of the installation?
- Is the installer done?
Hire an Experienced Crestron Programmer
You want to hire a Crestron programmer with substantial experience, right? Surprisingly, many customers don’t ask about experience, but they should. We recommend you know how many years a company has been doing Crestron programming and how many Crestron projects they’ve completed. Finding out how many AV projects is not enough, but specifically how many Crestron programming projects have been completed. When it comes to Crestron programmers you have options, so you should take the time to learn about a company before awarding them your project. [Read more…] about 4 Tips for Hiring the Right Crestron Programmer
After more than 10 years as a Crestron Authorized Independent Programming (CAIP) company we’ve developed advanced processes that allow us to successfully manage and deliver numerous projects at the same time. But receiving a reasonable project timeline continues to be a challenge. [Read more…] about Quality Crestron Programming Requires a Reasonable Schedule