AV installation & smart home services Cook: Buchan Consulting
Smart home installation by Buchan Consulting for Oak Park

Buchan Consulting

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Foundation

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
6 years
Home automation installation by Buchan Consulting for Hinsdale
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Company description: 

Buchan Consulting LLC is a Custom Integration company that sells, installs, and smart home technology that includes lighting, shading, thermostats, security, surveillance, music systems, TVs, and whole-home control and automation. The company, licensed and insured, has over a decade of experience in home theater, network, and automation installation. Technicians are background checked and CEDIA certified in their field. Growing steadily since its founding in 2012, Buchan Consulting LLC has become a respected member of the local business community, serving our residential and commercial clients. Known for our excellent customer service Buchan Consulting LLC has retained an A+ Better Business Bureau rating and 5-Star Reviews on Google, Yelp, Houzz, Facebook, and Amazon Home Services among other sites. We offer many great services including home theater, distributed audio, smart home and business automation, networking, and more.

Number of office locations: 
1
Number of full-time employees in the entire company
6
Customer Service / Aftercare
Dedicated aftercare service staff
No
Same day emergency service
Yes
24-hour emergency onsite service
Yes
24-hour phone support
No
Offers remote system monitoring & support
Yes
Service policies in writing: 
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: 
$35,000
$8,000 min
$18,000 max
$12,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
1,000sqft min
10,000sqft max
5,500sqft typical
$150,000 min
$8,000,000 max
$2,300,000 typical
Endorsements
Manufacturer endorsed?
Yes
Industry Professional 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
Telephone Systems
Access Control
Lighting Control Systems
Motorized Shading
Energy Management
Engineering / As-Built Drawings
Control System Programming
Alarm Systems
Audiophile Music Systems
Commercial AV & Control Systems
3rd party: 
Engineering / As-Built Drawings
Facilities: 
Showroom
Rack building/testing area
Offers engineering & as-built documentation?
Yes
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Yes
Recognition
Elan » Silver Dealer
Certifications
CEDIA » ESC (Electronics Systems Certified)
Lutron » Sivoia QS Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
Associations
CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association)
License & Insurance Information
Low-voltage license: 
Not required
Worker’s compensation insurance: 
Yes
Liability Insurance: 
Yes
Liability insurance: 
$1,000,000
Bonded: 
Not required
Warranty
Electronics warranty: 
As supplied by manufacturer
Installation warranty: 
3 years
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: 
No