LED Lighting Makes Home Theater Shine

LED Lighting Makes Home Theater Shine
2/9/2011

Thank goodness for great chefs. Not only do the owners of this home have the chef to thank for their meals, they have to thank him for their home theater.

You see, the personal chef for the owners of this particular house also prepares meals for another client of consumer electronics (CE) pro Troy Cuvelier of Integrated Smart Technologies of Jackson and Kalamazoo MI. When the homeowners began looking for someone to design a home theater and automation system for their house, the chef told them about the excellent work Cuvelier had done on his other client's home.

The theater in this particular home included a few challenges, and plan changes, but it was all good and made the process interesting, according to Cuvelier. First, the room's awkward "L" shape and limited width (only about 12 feet at the back of the theater) made fitting in a large number of seats difficult. The low ceiling (about 7 feet) presented a challenge to for the integrated fiber-optic star ceiling, and the large amount of wood in the design was an acoustic challenge. Thankfully Cuvelier and carpenter Mike Miller of Mike Miller Building were able to overcome all those issues.

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Tags: design, LED, lighting, theater