Technology Design Associates

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Luxury

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
23 years
Technology Design Associates is additionally an HTA Design Partner; a design-minded firm that proactively consults with architects, interior designers, and builders to design technology systems into their plans in the most seamless, aesthetically pleasing way possible. Read more about this designation here.
Technology Design Associates' Bend, OR, Reno, NV, and Vancouver, WA locations are HTA Certified.
Audio video system integrators Technology Design Associates services Deschutes
Home automation installation by Technology Design Associates for Deschutes

Company description: 

Technology Design Associates is your connected home and Home Automation specialist in the Northwest. Based in Bend, Oregon with satellite offices in Portland & Southern Oregon, with service from Palm Springs to Seattle,  we specialize in making your house a home by simplifying the control of all of your homes systems (TV, Music, Heating and Cooling, Security, Lighting, Cameras, and any other control devices in your home).

By combining the operations of all of them into one very easy to use integrated interface, we bring the future to you today! Whether you want to operate your home form a remote, an iPad, phone, or from the internet anywhere in the world our simple interface will make running all of the systems in your home “Everyday Easy”. Today’s technology in connected and automated homes is almost limitless. Our mission is to design the components you want into your home!

We offer the ultimate home automation solution by making the electronic components and systems you already use on a daily basis work together, seamlessly. By integrating everything from lighting, music, video, climate control, security—even smartphones and tablets creates personalized experiences that enhance your life and work with added comfort, savings, convenience and peace of mind.

The company’s founder and system designer, Ron Wanless has been designing custom electronic systems throughout the west coast since 1982. He has designed systems for homes ranging from 2000 to 22000 square feet, and continues to attend training in system design every year to keep up with the latest technologies available in the industry. Mr Wanless also holds a low voltage electrical license as well as a Designer certification from CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association).

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
$150,000 max
$50,000 typical
$5,000 min
$50,000 max
$15,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
2,000sqft min
50,000sqft max
6,000sqft typical
$750,000 min
$20,000,000 max
$1,500,000 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
Telephone Systems
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
Marine AV & Control Systems
Lighting Design
Lighting Fixtures
ISF Calibration
Acoustic Treatments
Golf Simulators
Home Wellness / Healthy Home Design
3rd party: 
Alarm Systems
Lighting Design
Lighting Fixtures
Office space
Rack building/testing area
Offers design, engineering & as-built documentation?
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Crestron » Elite
Lutron » Gold Provider
Lutron » Diamond Provider
CEDIA » Certified Outreach Instructor (COI) on staff
Control4 » Diamond Dealer
Control4 » Pinnacle Dealer
Sony » Diamond Dealer
ALA (American Lighting Association)
CEDIA » ESC-D (Electronics Systems Certified Designer)
CEDIA » ESC-T (Electronics Systems Certified Technician)
CEDIA » ESC-N (Electronics Systems Certified Networking Specialist)
CEDIA » COI (Certified Outreach Instructor)
Control4 » Certified Automation Programmer
Control4 » Certified Tech II Programmer
Control4 » Certified Centralized Lighting
Crestron » Certified Crestron Programmer
Lutron » Homeworks Authorized Provider
Lutron » Sivoia QS Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
Z-Wave » Z-Wave Certified
Cinergy PDG
Better Business Bureau
License & Insurance Information
Low-voltage license: 
License #: 
Worker’s compensation insurance: 
Liability Insurance: 
Liability insurance: 
Other licenses held: 
Electronics and installation workmanship warranty: 
1 year
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: