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Live Green with the Help of an Energy Management Consultant

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Reduce and Monitor Your Energy Usage with Energy Management and Home Automation

We’re fortunate to live on a beautiful island and in a state that has been a leader in conservation and environmental protection for decades. In 2015, Hawaii became the first state in the U.S. to ban plastic bags. In 2018 and 2021, they banned the sale of sunscreens that contain petrochemicals believed to harm coral reefs. They also committed to being carbon neutral by 2045.  

In Kauai, HI, we consider it important to do our part in creating a sustainable environment. In fact, Kauai quit using oil to produce most of its electricity years ago. Today, about 70% of Kauai’s electricity grid is powered by renewables. At Pacific Audio & Communications, we also believe strongly in reducing carbon emissions and helping our clients live a more sustainable life while untethering from the electric grid. 

As an energy management consultant, we empower our clients to take control of their energy consumption, reducing their reliance on the power grid by using load shedding, renewable energy, and smart technology. Let’s see how it’s done.

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Top 3 Benefits of Hiring a Lighting Designer

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Perfect the Way Your Home Looks and Feels by Partnering with the Experts

Lighting is an essential component of every room. However, executing the perfect lighting design on your Oahu, HI, property is not an easily accomplished feat. It requires expert insight, skill, and years of experience that only a professional lighting designer like Pacific Audio & Communications can offer.

Whether you want warm-toned hues in your living spaces or love experimenting with a range of fun colors and fixtures to highlight artwork, a professional team creates the perfect lighting design that best fits your unique needs while making your home look and feel its best! Read below to discover how lighting designers make a difference in the functionality and aesthetics of homes just like yours.

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Hotels Answer the Guests’ Call for Wi-Fi Connectivity Anywhere

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Enhance the Guest Experience with an Enterprise Networking Solution

In the hospitality industry, service continually defines the most successful brands, and, in Honolulu, HI, competition is fierce. Unhappy guests call a neighboring hotel or write a bad review before speaking with the manager. 

Today's world has transformed guests' expectations. What used to define high-end service no longer qualifies, as the digital landscape creates guests demanding connectivity no matter where they are on the hotel property. Unfortunately, their technology needs have surpassed some of the networking capabilities of current properties. 

Videoconferencing and high-speed wireless access throughout a property are now considered standard requirements, not amenities. As a result, hotels are addressing this demand through an enterprise networking solution.

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Enjoy a Luxurious Life with Home Automation

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An Experienced Smart Home Company Offers the Ultimate in Luxury Living

Have you heard about the nine-story boutique hotel on Waikiki Beach, where every floor is one ultra-luxury suite? You can enjoy a beautiful view of the ocean, a private jacuzzi and sauna, and a butler at your beck and call. Each suite is filled with luxury items from around the world and high-end amenities. 

It’s also a smart suite! 

Guests experience one-touch control of lighting, blinds, climate, and streaming music via intuitive touchscreens and keypads. Each guest is assigned their own profile, which lets them set their music, lighting, and temperature preferences. When they press the “Turndown” scene, the lights dim as the sconces over the beds illuminate, the temperature sets for sleep, and soft music begins playing in the bedrooms and living room. 

A life of luxury! Discover how our smart home company can help you enjoy all of this in your home or condo in Honolulu, HI. 

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Energy Management Consultants and Wineries Come Together

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Learn What a Technology Integrator Can Do for Your Winery

Energy management is becoming an essential component of a business’s strategy. For some, it’s about reducing costs. For others, it’s about minimizing their carbon footprint. For many, it’s a combination of increasing profits and caring for the Earth and future generations. At Pacific Audio & Communications, we’re uniquely positioned as an energy management consultant and electronic systems integrator to help companies achieve their energy goals. 

We not only help businesses come up with an energy management plan but also install and implement the system. An example of this integrated approach can be found at the Del Dotto Winery, our clients in Napa Valley, CA, and a project that won the CEDIA Award for Best Innovative System.

Let’s look at the possibilities and how to reduce your energy load. 

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The Importance of Integrating Smart Lighting in the Planning Stages of Your Project

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PAC works with Builders and Property Managers to Design, Install and Integrate Smart Lighting Solutions

Are you in the planning stages of a new build or renovating a home or commercial project? Maybe you’re a property manager entrusted to seek out and deliver deep expertise regarding lighting components and integration. If so, now’s the time to work with a lighting designer and home automation expert. At Pacific Audio & Communications, we create total lighting solutions, including the design, installation, and integration of intuitive control systems. 

Smart lighting systems make a tremendous difference in homeowners’ lifestyles. They offer beauty, extreme convenience, energy efficiency, and the ability to transform spaces at the touch of a button. At PAC, we’re uniquely situated as lighting designers and home automation experts, allowing us to bridge the two fields to create the smart home of your dreams! Keep reading below to learn more.

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Smart Home Automation Offers a Luxurious Island Lifestyle

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3 of the Best Summer Smart Home Upgrades You Can Make to Your Home in Kauai

Are you still switching on your lights and looking for the right remote to control your different TVs, sound systems, and other electronics? Maybe you leave your shades partially drawn to reduce the direct glare of the sun and the damaging effects of UV rays. In the process, you may miss out on the breathtaking beauty every day on the island offers. 

Homeowners in Kauai, HI, are starting to embrace the world of home automation and the incredible conveniences it offers. At Pacific Audio & Communications, we've installed over a thousand smart home installations in Hawaii, California, and Nevada and received national acclaim for our projects. Are you ready to experience the luxurious lifestyle a smart home provides? 

Summer is the perfect time to work with a leading smart home company, creating unique and beautiful spaces to enjoy with friends and family. So, let's look at the three of the best summer smart home upgrades you can make to your Kauai home.

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Lessen Grid Reliance with Energy Consulting Services

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Create a More Sustainable Home and Workplace with the Help of an Energy Management Consultant

Environmental stewardship, protecting our earth through conservation and sustainable practices, is considered a vital practice in Oahu, HI. We're fortunate to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in the world, and many of us consider it our responsibility to protect it.

While some technology can harm our ecosystem, it can also act as a safeguard. The truth is, you can be eco-friendly without sacrificing your lifestyle or your profits. Are you ready to use technology to create a more sustainable home, workplace, or resort? As an energy management consultant, Pacific Audio & Communications can help. 

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Create a Safe, Functional Space for Guests with Enterprise Networking Solutions

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Keep your guests connected by adding a robust network to your building 

When you are running a hotel tower, there are a lot of amenities you want to provide for guests. You want to lure guests with beautiful common areas and seamless service. Networking solutions are increasingly becoming a huge part of that package. 

Wi-fi systems are an integral part of commercial buildings, but instead of opting for conventional solutions, an enterprise-level network can benefit your property more. A robust network is far more reliable and secure. Read on to discover the benefits of using enterprise networking solutions in your Oahu, Hawaii, hotel. 

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Why PAC is the Best Home Automation Company for Your Home

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PAC Was One of Pro Source’s 2022 Service Provider Award Recipients 

If you’re planning on automating your home, you must first find a vendor or dealer that can help you get the right products and features for your residential space. It’s always a better option to work with a well-known company in the market when adding an automation system. 

Pacific Audio & Communications is one of the most trusted home automation companies in Hawaii. They were recently awarded the 2022 Service Provider Award for their region. What does that mean when it comes to adding smart technology to your home? 

Below we outline what the award means, and the many reasons PAC stands out from the competition. 

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Top 4 Benefits of Building Automation

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Make your commercial space more convenient and energy-efficient with building automation

Maintaining a large commercial space can be daunting. Depending on the work requirements, you might need to adjust the building’s lighting, climate control systems, conference rooms and more on a daily basis. Fortunately, modern technology allows you to automate many of these tasks through professional building automation systems.

Manage security, access control, lighting, ventilation and even water monitoring from one central hub. Even collaboration areas are improved through remote conferencing capabilities. Read on to learn the top benefits of a building automation system in your Oahu, HI, commercial space. 

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Want A Luxurious Living Space? Try Smart Home Installation

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How a Home Automation System Updates Your Home and Lifestyle 

Connected homes and smart home technology have become mainstream in recent years. More and more people want to add smart home control to their lives – whether that means automated lighting control, motorized shades, a smart AV system, or all of the above!

In addition, if you’re a property manager, then you want to do your best to find the right solutions to fulfill a homeowner’s wants and wishes. If your home does not have a home control system, then what are you waiting for? Read on to learn why smart home installation is a wise choice for your Hawaii home. 

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Create an Entertainment Oasis at Your Hotel or Resort

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How Commercial Audio Installation Adds More Enjoyment to the Guest Experience

Hotels and resorts offer more than just fine dining and a comfortable bed. These days, people are looking for ambiance, comfort, and entertainment in luxurious spaces to spend their time. A few amenities won’t do. Your guests want it all! And, of course, you want to give them the very best. Technologies go a long way to help you achieve your goals. Smart TVs with vibrant displays, automated lighting throughout your property, and smart controls in the rooms are excellent choices. 

Another technology that sets the tone for your guests is a high-quality audio system. In fact, commercial audio installation can draw in more customers if you're a resort or hotel owner in Honolulu, HI. Read on to find out all the benefits of commercial audio. 

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Why Coastal Source Offers the Best Landscape Lighting Solutions

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Transform your backyard into a welcoming space with a Coastal Source landscape lighting designer

If you live in a luxury home, you already understand the importance of landscape lighting. It adds beauty to your property in the evening, and it sets your home apart from all the rest. While many brands offer exceptional solutions for outdoor lighting, Coastal Source remains at the top. 

Work with a Coastal Source landscape lighting designer, and you’ll boost the curb appeal of your home in Big Island, HI. Pacific Audio and Communications offers the best landscape lighting solutions for residential spaces. 

Read on to find out why you need Coastal Source lighting for your smart home. 

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Why Your Winery Needs an Energy Management Consultant

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Save energy and water at your winery by upgrading to an energy management system

On average, it takes six gallons of water to make one gallon of wine. But you already know how much water and energy is consumed if you're in the winery business. That's why it is extremely important to turn towards energy-efficient solutions. If you're not well-versed with energy-saving methods, don't worry. At Pacific Audio & Communications, we are energy management consultants who can help you save money, energy, and time while you focus on making the highest-quality wine.

Read on to find out why your winery in Sonoma County, CA, needs an experienced energy management consultant.

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How To Create a One-of-a-Kind Outdoor Theater with C SEED

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Transform your backyard into an outdoor theater with help from a leading home audio specialist

Remember drive-in theaters? They were quite popular decades ago, and recently, they have seen another surge in popularity. Even though it’s a fun experience to watch films outside, sometimes it’s a struggle to find the perfect spot to watch the movie. But why worry about it when you can create a cinematic space in your own backyard?

If you’re a homeowner or a property manager, then an outdoor theater could be the perfect solution you need to bring the drive-in theater home, as well as create a space to enjoy the great outdoors with friends and family. Read on to learn how Pacific Audio & Communications, a home audio specialist in Maui, HI, can design an outdoor theater with C SEED TV and landscape audio systems.

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Make An Impression With Video Wall Installation

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Use Flexible Video Wall Solutions To Add Value To Your Business

Every business needs a competitive advantage to set itself apart from its competitors, but even when you find your unique selling point, you still need to impress your clients and present your products and services creatively. If you're trying to make an impact on your clients, you should consider what innovative technologies such as flexible video walls can offer your business in Hawaii.

With video wall installation, you put your brand, message, or entertainment piece front and center for all to see. Discover the difference an expansive video wall can do for your business. Keep reading for details!

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What Makes Custom Window Treatments Superior To Ordinary Curtains

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From energy-saving features to complete convenience, today’s smart treatments outperform yesterday’s in every way.

Technology is rapidly changing the way we accomplish daily tasks, including (and certainly not limited to) our window shades in Maui, Hawaii homes. Sure, old-fashioned, non-electronic window shades can do the job of keeping sunlight out of a room, but that’s pretty much it. 

Custom window treatments from Lutron and Crestron are revolutionizing window shades as we knew them. Both companies offer wireless, battery-operated treatments for your shading solutions, which can also be controlled through an app on your smartphone. The window shades you grew up with couldn’t do that! 

Read on to learn how new custom window treatments are superior in every way to old-fashioned, non-technological curtains.

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Why You Should Hire A Commercial Audio Installation Company

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Experience The Full Potential Of Audio Technology With The Right Professionals

Audio has an important place in commercial businesses and organizations. That’s because it is an impressive way to set the mood in a space as well as communicate effectively with coworkers, clients, and patrons. However, this is a large-scale job that requires professional support when choosing the technology and placement. Doing it correctly allows the audio systems to blend seamlessly within your organization in Hawaii.

Even when it comes to installation, it can be tricky to incorporate the technology into entire buildings and facilities. That’s why you need professionals to manage the entire process for you. If you're still not sold on hiring a commercial audio installation company, we have a few more reasons to convince you. Keep reading below!

 

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Add More Comfort, Convenience, & Energy-Savings to Your Lifestyle

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Why property owners in Hawaii are loving smart home installation from Pacific Audio & Communications

Homeowners and property owners all over Honolulu, HI, are discovering the luxury and convenience that smart home installation brings. It makes sense: after all, we use smartphones, smart cars, and smartwatches -- of course, our homes would be next!

If you own a home, are planning to build, or you’re a property manager, read on to learn why you should incorporate smart home technology from Pacific Audio & Communications, Inc. into your home.

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