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2009 Home of the Year is all Hollywood 2009 Home of the Year is all Hollywood Electronic House's 2009 Home of the Year sits among the Hollywood Hills, where the stars shine as brightly inside the homes as they do in the night sky. We’re familiar with some of the A-list…
Terminator Home Theater Terminator Home Theater When Mortensen first thought about creating his own home theater, he wasn’t working as a Christmas elf; he was a respiratory therapist, specializing in acute cardio-pulmonary support and trauma. A…
Renovated Loft Home Theater Renovated Loft Home Theater In this Cleveland-area loft, the more people, the bigger the party. And what a party it is: Along with the usual nightclub suspects, like a bar, billiards table and blaring music, the loft has a TV…
Solar Panels Power Home Theater Solar Panels Power Home Theater The “Guiltless Green Home Theater,” which has a 100-inch screen and 5.1 channels of surround sound, uses energy collected from four roof-mounted solar panels. The 175-watt Sharp solar panels collect…
Apple Computers Provide Whole Home Control Apple Computers Provide Whole Home Control Stunning is about the only way to describe this 6,500-square-foot home overlooking Portland, Ore. Its three stories combine contemporary elements with swirling soffits, magnificent rock walls and…
Purple Haze DIY Home Theater Purple Haze DIY Home Theater ‘Scuse us while we kiss this DIY guy. After all, Don Kellogg deserves the accolades. Even though he spent most of his days working around the globe, Don still managed to sneak in the time to create…
Crestron Home Theater and Dance Lounge Crestron Home Theater and Dance Lounge There's a "game room" with four plasma and LCD TVs and a video gaming array that allows for side-by-side play on separate screens. There's a "dance lounge" with fiber optic lights, a professional…
Eli Manning's Automated Condo Eli Manning's Automated Condo In Eli Manning’s day job as quarterback for the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, control is an elusive thing. Being at home is a much more accommodating experience for the Super Bowl MVP. He and…
A Tale of 5 Installs Part 5 - Almost Easy A Tale of 5 Installs Part 5 - Almost Easy We conclude our five part series with "Mitchell" who is married with a teenage son. Mitchell never actually pursued surround sound in his home but enjoys playing the Nintendo Wii and watching movies.…
Star Wars Home Theater Star Wars Home Theater In “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith,” Chancellor Palpatine invites Jedi warrior Anakin Skywalker into his impressive office overlooking the capital Galactic City. Home theater owner Steve Simon…