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Manhattan Townhouse Showcases Custom Smart Home Designs


The Sky is the Limit for this Smart Home Automation Project on the Upper East Side

When the team at Rich AV Design started working on a seven-story townhouse in Manhattan, New York about three years ago, the client didn’t give any budget restrictions. This enabled the whole crew to really stretch their limits for smart home automation design.

Rich AV Design had completed a smart home installation for the client on another property, and they loved the results so much that they hired Rich AV Design again to complete this townhouse on the Upper East Side. Rich AV Design was actually the only company the client brought back for this project since they were so impressed with the service.

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Upgrade Your Restaurant with an Automated Audio Video System


Commercial Audio Video Can Boost Business for Stamford, CT Restaurants

Technology has revolutionized business operations for all sorts of industries, and the restaurant business is no exception. Automation is making it easier for restaurant owners to grow their businesses while keeping costs low. A big aspect of restaurant automation is commercial audio video—the music and visual displays you have in your restaurant. Below, we’ve outlined three of the main ways you can improve your Stamford, CT restaurant with commercial audio video.

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What Speaker Setups are Possible in a Whole House Music System?


Rich AV Design Explores Speaker Configurations for an Integrated Listening Experience

With the increase in availability of digital music we’re inclined to want music everywhere. Yet, often times it seems impossible to have music in every room of the home. Have you ever wished it were possible to stream Pandora in one room while listening to iTunes in another?  Rich AV Design has the perfect solution for you – a whole house music system!

Rich AV Design can help create the perfect atmosphere for entertaining, with a whole home audio distribution system. From Greenwich to New Canaan and everywhere in-between we are ready to turn your home into the ultimate space for entertaining and enjoying everyday activities.

With a whole home audio system you can play music from a single source across multiple rooms, or from several sources simultaneously. Yet multi-room audio systems don’t have to include the same setup in every location. For most clients, a hybrid system of wired and wireless solutions might work best. The team at Rich AV Design understands that each room of your home has very specific needs.

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Rich AV Design Explores Surround Sound Options


What speaker setup works best in a multi-media room?

At Rich AV Design,we know that there are few things more luxurious than experiencing a movie the way Hollywood intended, especially when your front row seat is your own media room! Thus, the compliment to a crisp clear picture, is crisp clear sound. Whether the rumbling of an avalanche from an action movie set in the Swiss Alps or the dramatic orchestra crescendo of emotional music playing when two lovers reunite – you deserve to hear it all.

With years of experience configuring media rooms and home theaters in  New York City, Greenwich, Stamford, and Fairfield CT, Rich AV is determined to be your resource for all of your integrated entertainment solutions, including whole house music. Want to know what options there are for an audio distribution solution that creates a more engaging cinematic experience for the entire family? Grab the popcorn and let’s get started.

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Rich AV Design Wins 2018 Home of the Year Award

Electronic House, the leading information site for smart  home consumers, announces the winners of 2018 Home of the Year Awards recognizing the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home. 

"Our annual Home of the Year contest winners re present the finest implementations of smart  home technology," says Electronic House editor Lisa Montgomery. "From creative integration of  systems to innovative design and installation techniques, the winning home systems integration  companies and projects serve as inspiration to any homeowner interested in incorporating smart  elements into their own residences."

All entries will be posted to, receive a free listing in the Electronic House Installer Directory, be included in audience newsletters, be eligible for selection as an Electronic  House “Home of the Week” feature story, and receive social media coverage.
All entries were  udged on level of integration and engineering, and specific ways in which the  technology has enhanced the lives of the people who are using it.. 

Below is some information on our winning entry, which won in the  Best Smart Home of the Year > $150,000+ category. Further down you can see the other categories and winners. 

For this project, we worked on a luxury space in New York City’s Upper West Side. The client wanted a Savant System solution similar to the one in family’s existing home – this time, with state-of-the-art technology.

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