Audio Visual Design Group

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Luxury

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
27 years
Audio Visual Design Group's Chicago, IL, Nashua, NH, and San Francisco Bay Area, CA locations are HTA Certified.
AV installer Audio Visual Design Group services Cook
Audio video system integrator Audio Visual Design Group services Cook
Home automation installation by Audio Visual Design Group for Bannockburn

Mission statement: 

To create distinct value for our partners by designing audiovisual system solutions using a consultative approach. Each constructed to meet the individual needs of the partnership while maximizing the success of each investment through vertical integration and collaboration.

Vision statement: 

To be a trusted partner and consultant to our clients, so that they can depend on us for the best guidance and expertise. To convey our vast knowledge and command of audiovisual system solutions, so that we distinguish AVDG as an indispensable resource and an industry authority.

Company description: 

Now part of the Guitar Center Business Solutions, Audio Visual Design Group (AVDG), was originally founded in 1996. Through the years, we have become an established leader in the design and installation of audiovisual systems. Our proven solutions have led us to grow as a premier commercial and residential audiovisual system integrator.

At AVDG, we bring environments to life. We meticulously design and engineer systems, provide expert technology design services, professional installation, and world-class service. Through distinctive designs, we pioneer technology to empower end users to operate systems effortlessly, improve connectivity, and position their investment for maximum, long-term success.

AVDG's consultative approach is what sets us apart. We deliver value to our clients by collaborating with them as partners, providing individualized expertise and support through all phases of the design and installation process (and beyond). 

Number of office locations: 
Number of full-time employees in the entire company
Customer Service / Aftercare
Dedicated aftercare service staff
Same day emergency service
24-hour emergency onsite service
24-hour phone support
Offers remote system monitoring & support
Service policies in writing: 
Project Size Information

This chart shows the price range of “whole home technology system” projects where the dealer has installed multiple technology systems (prewire, audio/video, network, smart home, etc.) in multiple rooms of the home. The chart reflects a time period of 36 months. The numbers include any private home theaters and media rooms that were part of the project. The pricing excludes lighting controls, motorized shading/drapery systems, and sales tax. The number in parenthesis are the amount of projects completed in each price range category.

Typical whole home system project size: 
$25,000 min
$1,250,000 max
$75,000 typical
$10,000 min
$100,000 max
$25,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
2,500sqft min
40,000sqft max
6,500sqft typical
$1,000,000 min
$55,000,000 max
$2,000,000 typical
Manufacturer endorsed?
Industry Professional endorsed?
Architect endorsed?
General Contactor endorsed?
Interior Designer endorsed?
Services Offered
Home Theater Systems
Audio Video Systems
Smart home / Home Automation
Home Monitoring
IT Networks
Security Cameras
Access Control
Lighting Control Systems
Motorized Shading
Engineering / As-Built Drawings
Control System Programming
Energy Management
Audiophile Music Systems
Commercial AV & Control Systems
Alarm Systems
Lighting Design
Lighting Fixtures
Acoustic Treatments
Home Wellness / Healthy Home Design
3rd party: 
Telephone Systems
Alarm Systems
Office space
Rack building/testing area
Offers design, engineering & as-built documentation?
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Crestron » Elite Platinum
Lutron » Diamond Provider
Control4 » Diamond Dealer
AVIXA/InfoComm Certification » CTS
CEDIA » ESC (Electronics Systems Certified)
Control4 » Certified Automation Programmer
Control4 » Certified Tech II Programmer
Control4 » Certified Centralized Lighting
Crestron » DM Certified Technician
Lutron » Homeworks Authorized Provider
Lutron » Sivoia QS Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
AIA Allied Affiliate
License & Insurance Information
Low-voltage license: 
Not Required
Worker’s compensation insurance: 
Liability Insurance: 
Liability insurance: 
Not Required
Other licenses held: 
Electronics and installation workmanship warranty: 
2 years
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: