Events > Mark of Excellence Awards


The Mark of Excellence awards program recognizes the best of custom installed projects and home technology integration products. Custom integrators and manufacturers submit for a variety of categories to compete with the best of the best for industry-wide recognition.

Review the 2018 winners below, or filter by year to see past years winners. Looking for information about Mark of Excellence winners and finalists prior to 2016? Contact us. >

"The Mark of Excellence Awards mean more than any other industry association award, and they represent the best the technology and installation professional industry has to offer."
— Robert Archer, EH publisher


Name Company Category
Triad One Streaming Amplifier Control4 Audio Product of the Year: Amplification
218 Zone Controller Meridian Audio Audio Product of the Year: Preamplification
Sony STR-ZA3100ES 7.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver Sony Electronics Audio Product of the Year: Source Components
Control4 System with OS 2.10 Control4 Automation Device of the Year
Pakedge Certified Network Administrator (PCNA) hands-on, online curriculum and certification Control4 Best Education or Support Program
Sony XBR-77A1E BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR OLED TV Sony Electronics Disruptor Award
Whisker Sensor Platform Whisker Labs Emerging Technologies
HiberSense Connected Climate Control for Every Room HiberSense, Inc. Energy Efficiency Product of the Year
Savant TrueImage Savant Human Interface Product of the Year
System Integrator 2017 (SI 2017) D-Tools, Inc. Installation/System Management Product of the Year
RA2 Select Lutron Electronics, Inc. Lighting Control Product of the Year
Small Aperture® 42SA-4 a full-range in-wall/ceiling speaker with minimum visual impact James Loudspeaker Loudspeaker of the Year: Architecctural
Immersive HD - Model 6.5HD-AW-L AmbiSonic Systems Loudspeaker of the Year: Outdoor
Peerless-AV Xtreme Outdoor Soundbar (SPK-080) Peerless-AV Loudspeaker of the Year: Soundbar
Sony HT-ST5000 7.1.2ch 800W Dolby Atmos® Sound Bar Sony Electronics Loudspeaker of the Year: Soundbar
RIVA ARENA Voice RIVA Audio Loudspeaker of the Year: Wireless
RoseWater Energy HUB-120 Rosewater Energy Group Miscellaneous Home Technology Enhancements
Transcend Pro Motorized Over-Mantel Mount Nexus 21 Motorized Product of the Year
Denon HEOS Super Link HEOS by Denon Multi-Room Audio/Video Product of the Year
Luxul Epic Series Routers Luxul Networking Product of the Year
Large Full-Motion In-Wall TV Mount Metra Home Theater Rack or Mount Product of the Year
August Smart Lock Pro August Home Inc. Security Product of the Year
Sony VPL-VZ1000ES Ultra-Short Throw 4K HDR Home Theater Projector Sony Electronics Video Display Product of the Year (Display)
DarkStar UST eFinity EPV Projection Screens Video Display Product of the Year (Screen)
AirTV Player DISH Network Video Product of the Year
Cherry Home Cherry Labs Video Surveillance Product of the Year
Brilliant Control Brilliant Whole-House Control Product of the Year


Name Company Category
Hilton Head Island Luxury Home Advanced Integrated Controls Custom Home of the Year Between $50,000 - $150,000
Gary Sinise Foundation: Chris Walker Project Innovative AV Health and Wellness Project of the Year
Island Get Away SmartHouse Integration Home of the Year up to $50,000
The Holladay Cinema TYM Smart Homes & Home Theaters Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year up to $50,000
Highbury Andrew Lucas London Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year $50,000 to $150,000
Two Unbelievable Rooms: One Small Space Millennium Systems Design Home Theater/Media Room Project of the Year $150,000+
Tequesta BPS, Inc. Innovation Award
Robinson Casaplex, LLC Integrated Security Project of the Year
DC Modern Penthouse Atlantic Control Technologies Luxury Home of the Year Between $150,000- $300,000
Boston Suburbs Luxury Home Advanced Communication Technologies Luxury Home of the Year Between $150,000- $300,000
Roswell, NM Home ListenUp Multi-Room Audio/Video Project of the Year
Andrew Lucas Virtual Show Room Andrew Lucas London Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality/Emerging Technology
Your Digital Home Made Easy! Audio Video Design TechHome Integrator of the Year Award
Tequesta BPS, Inc. Lighting Control Project of the Year
Hurricane Matthew Retrofit Advanced Integrated Controls Retrofit Project of the Year up to $50,000
Highbury Andrew Lucas London Luxury Home of the Year Between $150,000- $300,000
Tequesta BPS, Inc. Ultimate Home of the Year Above $300,000
Tequesta BPS, Inc. Specialty Project of the Year