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Hippo's

HTA Certification Tier

HTA Certified - Foundation

Company Statistics
Years in business: 
38 years
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AV installer Hippo's services Albany
Company description: 

Your local technology experts since 1984, serving New York's Capital Region. Whether it's installing a new TV, upgrading your wireless network, new window treatments, transforming your home into a smart home, or boardroom video conferencing, you trust the team at Hippo's! Being family-owned and operated, we take pride in our local roots and outstanding reputation in the community. Our staff is comprised of full-time sales staff and technicians, not subcontractors. We look to build lasting relationships with our clients and strive to exceed your expectations on every job.

Number of office locations: 
1
Number of full-time employees in the entire company
13
Customer Service / Aftercare
Dedicated aftercare service staff
No
Same day emergency service
No
24-hour emergency onsite service
No
24-hour phone support
No
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: 
$20,000
$5,000 min
$100,000 max
$25,000 typical
$5,000 min
$100,000 max
$25,000 typical
Home Size & Value Information
2,000sqft min
7,000sqft max
3,000sqft typical
$200,000 min
$8,500,000 max
$400,000 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
IT Networks
Security Cameras
Lighting Control Systems
Lighting Fixtures
Motorized Shading
Control System Programming
Facilities: 
Showroom
Office space
Warehouse
Offers design, engineering & as-built documentation?
No
Offers enterprise-grade networks?
Yes
Recognition
Crestron » Elite Pro
Sony » Diamond Dealer
Certifications
CEDIA » CIT (Cabling and Infrastructure Technician)
Lutron » Homeworks Authorized Provider
Lutron » Sivoia QS Authorized Provider
Lutron » RadioRA2 Preferred System Provider
Maverick Technical Institute » Low Voltage Systems Technician
Z-Wave » Z-Wave Certified
Associations
CEDIA
HTSA
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: 
As long as current owner in home
3rd party extended warranty polices offered on electronic components or systems: 
Yes