AV installation & smart home services Santa Clara: A Shade Above
Smart home installation by A Shade Above for Pebble Beach

A Shade Above

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Estate

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
6 years
Home automation installation by A Shade Above for Palo Alto
Audio video system integrator A Shade Above services Santa Clara
AV installer A Shade Above services Santa Clara
Mission statement: 

Experience It!

Vision statement: 

Our vision is to create smart homes that are easy to use and out of sight

Company description: 

A Shade Above is an extraordinary blend of design, technology and common sense. We sell custom home products, including motorized window coverings, lighting systems, home theaters, sound systems, and residential design products, all automated and tied together with an intuitive electronic brain. We offer an integration system for the highest quality products, that solves problems for architects, designers, contractors and all homeowners who want their space and lives to be effortless, uncluttered and comfortable, all at the touch of a button. Our Experience Center located in historic Old Monterey, is a one-of-a-kind setting that shows in person how to create a lifestyle of contemporary, relaxed luxury.The team at A Shade Above has been hand picked for their individual expertise in all of the products and services carried to ensure that customers receive not only service excellence but also knowledge they wouldn't get from the competitors.

Number of office locations: 
3
Number of full-time employees in the entire company
20
Customer Service / Aftercare
Dedicated aftercare service staff
Yes
Same day emergency service
Yes
24-hour emergency onsite service
Yes
24-hour phone support
Yes
Offers remote system monitoring & support
Yes
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: 
$250,000
$50,000 min
$1,000,000 max
$250,000 typical
$25,000 min
$75,000 max
$35,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
3,000sqft min
40,000sqft max
8,000sqft typical
$5,000,000 min
$50,000,000 max
$10,000,000 typical
Endorsements
Manufacturer endorsed?
Yes
Industry Professional endorsed?
Yes
Architect endorsed?
Yes
General Contactor endorsed?
Yes
Interior Designer endorsed?
Yes
Services Offered
In-house: 
Audio Video Systems
Home Theater Systems
Smart home / Home Automation
Home Monitoring
IT Networks
Security Cameras
Access Control
Lighting Control Systems
Motorized Shading
Energy Management
Engineering / As-Built Drawings
Control System Programming
Audiophile Music Systems
Commercial AV & Control Systems
3rd party: 
Home Theater Systems
Telephone Systems
Lighting Design
Lighting Fixtures
Energy Management
Alarm Systems
Acoustic Treatments
Facilities: 
Office space
Warehouse
Rack building/testing area
Offers engineering & as-built documentation?
Yes
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Yes
Recognition
Savant » Gold Dealer
Savant » Ambassador
Lutron » Diamond Provider
Sony » Diamond Dealer
Certifications
Lutron » Homeworks Authorized Provider
Lutron » Sivoia QS Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
Savant » Level 2
Savant » Savant shade certified
Associations
Azione
Better Business Bureau
CEDIA
License & Insurance Information
Low-voltage license: 
Yes
License #: 
974405
Worker’s compensation insurance: 
Yes
Liability Insurance: 
Yes
Liability insurance: 
$1,000,000
Bonded: 
Yes
Other licenses held: 
c61/D52
974405
June, 2020
Warranty
Electronics and installation workmanship warranty: 
1 year
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: 
No