AVL wins Lutron® Excellence Award!

In late 2021, we were delighted to be informed that AVL had won the prestigious LUTRON® Excellence Award for the Best HomeWorks Project! 

In consideration for this award, AVL submitted photos and technical details for a bespoke lighting and shade package, that we designed and installed using the Lutron® HomeWorks system.  HomeWorks is the most reliable and advanced lighting control system for residential projects.

The project is a multi-million dollar private home on the exclusive Moskito Island.  AVL started work on this project in 2017 and after a short interruption from Hurricane Irma, work was resumed, and completed in August 2020.

Hundreds of companies from around the world submitted their projects for the category of Best HomeWorks Project and twenty-nine were shortlisted.

After announcing AVL as the winner in this category, the competition judges commented: ‘This fantasy Island project, a 17,000 square-foot estate, exemplifies everything that a Homeworks QS system was intended to do. It makes this complex property extremely simple to use including control of 216 lighting loads, 75 SeeTouch keypads, 55 Sequoia shades, 10 lighting control panels and four processors. The property also has three villas each with her own RadioRa2 system controlling various lighting loads and triathlon Shades. As well as traditional forms of control, the owner can also control the property using Alexa and mobile devices. AVL also allowed for several operating modes to allow for overall efficiency and to make simpler for the property managers. Due to the ultra high-end ownership and remoteness of this project, AVL implemented a full remote support system to allow for immediate support and design changes. From an engineering perspective, AVL were required to design the system from the ground-up and coordinated with the Architect and contractor to deliver a fully working system with no delays or issues. The judges called this project “remarkable”. Congratulations to AVL!’

Lutron® is synonymous with excellence and quality in the world of lighting control.  Lutron® invented the ability to control and dim lighting fixtures back in 1961 when they designed and manufactured the world’s first rotary dimmer switch. Since then, they have expanded their offering to over 15,000 products. AVL uses Lutron® on the majority of their lighting and shade design and installation projects, and are proud to work with a brand that is renowned for reliability, innovation and support.