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New Report Guides AV Pros Interested in Building Automation

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FAIRFAX, VA--Acclaro Growth Partners has released a report for audiovisual firms potentially interested in expanding into the field of building automation. The report, Building Automation - Opportunities and Challenges for the Audiovisual Industry, was conducted on behalf of InfoComm International, the leading trade association representing the professional audiovisual industry.

As the worlds of AV, security, Information Transport Systems, telecommunications, IT and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing move closer together, more audiovisual companies are exploring working across these related disciplines. Building Automation - Opportunities and Challenges for the Audiovisual Industry addresses perceived opportunities and threats in the modern integrated communications environment.

The report helps AV businesses navigate complex issues including the opportunities and threats facing the AV industry in building automation, going green versus cost savings, the role of IT in the integrated communications movement and more. Building Automation - Opportunities and Challenges for the Audiovisual Industry, also explores the types of buildings that are a logical fit for AV companies and the value proposition of retrofitting existing structures.

"The convergence of integrated communications technologies began several years ago and is expected to accelerate," said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., executive director, InfoComm International. "It is logical that pro AV integrators and consultants who are experienced at working with building professionals, knowledgeable about control systems and expert at integration are exploring expanding their role in the field of building automation. I believe this report is valuable for companies interested in taking that next step."

Building Automation - Opportunities and Challenges for the Audiovisual Industry is available to InfoComm members for $50 and non-members for $250 at www.infocomm.org/store.

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