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PGAV Guide to InfoComm 2012

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Kelly Matune (email) May 4, 2012

New Wilmington, PA - Saturday, April 21 not only brought wind and rain, but also nearly 100 cars carrying over 13,000 pounds of electronics to the Hoyt Loading Dock to be recycled responsibly, as AV Services hosted its 6th biannual E-Recycling Drive. The total pounds collected established a new one-day record, and brings the grand total to over 45,000 pounds of electronics that have been recycled through these drives. Much of the high influx of old TVs and computers was due to the recent Pennsylvania Covered Device Recycling Act, which made select items free for consumers to recycle, by transferring costs to the manufacturers. more…


Gina Sansivero (email) May 3, 2012

Bohemia,NY - For the first time, RelampIt is currently hosting a bulk sales event running only during the month of May. This is a great time for distributors and dealers to stock up on a a variety of replacement projector lamps at amazing prices. RelampIt offers professional AV dealers, integrators and AV end users, high quality alternatives to new projector lamps and replacement bulbs. Relamping provides clients an environmentally responsible option to purchasing costly new replacement projector lamps; reducing waste and cost.For this event RelampIt decided to list much of their overstock items at generous prices when 5 or more lamps are purchased in a single transaction. more…


Margot Douaihy April 25, 2012

In its ongoing mission to help educate and empower AV professionals to embrace sustainable and green practices, Project Green AV has partnered with TCO Development to present a webinar series. Green AV University: The What, Why & How of Sustainable AV was the inaugural webinar last week; it focused on the theory and practice of sustainable audiovisual installations and innovations. Hosted by Project Green AV Director Gina Sansivero, the webinar speakers included Clare Hobby, Regional Manager, North America, at TCO Development; Elizabeth Eames from Project Green AV, and featured presenter Bill Lally, LEED-AP, Principal of Mode Green, a solutions-driven automation and integration company based in Orlando, Florida. more…


Gina Sansivero April 12, 2012

Bohemia NY - In its ongoing mission to provide the audiovisual industry with access to information, education and opportunities for collaboration on Green AV projects, products and news, Project Green AV is partnering with TCO Development to present the webinar, Green AV University: The What, Why & How of Sustainable AV on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at 11:30 AM Eastern Time. This one hour, free webinar focuses on the theory and practice of sustainable audiovisual installations and innovations.more…


Christopher Maione (email) June 11-12, 2012

Projection Summit, in its eleventh year, covers projection and other emerging technologies and applications for the ProAV and Consumer Electronics industries. The Summit provides a unique opportunity to learn about the technology and market forces that are shaping the ProAV and consumer markets. The stimulating Monday/Tuesday sessions and discussion will focus on key industry trends and issues—matters that will affect business decisions at all levels of the industry. more…


Clare Hobby (email) March 05, 2012

The updated program expands TCO Certified from a product focus to also include social responsibility requirements in the production phase of certified products. The release of the new generation criteria also opens the pre-test period for manufacturers to test and certify products in advance of the official worldwide launch to IT buyers. more…


marketing@chrismaione.com (email) January 23, 2011

Lenexa, KS - LynTec the leading provider of controllable AV circuit breaker panels announces the addition of web based current monitoring capability to its product line up. This capability adds a valuable energy management tool to their circuit breaker panels by providing real time measurements and logging for power consumption on a per circuit basis as well as for the total load of the panel. more…


Judy L. Hoffman (email) January 23, 2011

Smithsburg, Maryland - Noventri announces that The Greater Richmond Convention Center restaurant, Cyber Café, is showcasing easier food selection with the installation of Noventri digital menu boards. Noventri worked with ARAMARK, the Greater Richmond Convention Center's food and beverage partner, to replace paper menu boards with digital menu boards by Noventri. The new digital menu boards allow for easier viewing of menu choices over a larger area, thus avoiding excessive crowding. more…


Gina Sansivero (email) January 3, 2012

Bohemia,NY - RelampIt has a number of exciting changes planned for 2012; their 5 year anniversary. The first of which went live this morning. Beginning the year off strong, RelampIt has completely revitalized their old website.The new website, www.relampit.com, is cleaner looking, with more organic colors and direct links to the most important and sought after information. more…


Matthew Grisafe (email) January 1, 2012

SAN MARCOS, CA January 1, 2012 – Peeek Network today announced a massive expansion of Peeek.org to include all countries around the globe. Since launching Peeek.org in May of 2011 the site has supported only US-based companies. Now, audiovisual companies and professionals around the world can join Peeek and take advantage of the directory system, job postings and AV Q&A.more…


Gina Sansivero (email) December 6, 2011

Bohemia NY — Project Green AV partners with Global Electronics Recycling to launch an AV Recycling Program that makes Green AV recycling more convenient and cost effective. Project Green AV extends its commitment to environmental responsibility for products, lifecycle, projects and practices throughout the audiovisual industry in the form of a new partnership with Global Electronics Recycling (GER), initiated by Christopher Maione and Associates (CMA). more…


Clare Hobby (email) October 27, 2011

TCO Certified, the worldwide third party sustainability label for IT products, today launched TCO Certified Tablets, the program’s first sustainability certification for tablet PCs. The TCO Certified Tablets label offers IT buyers a way to more easily identify tablets designed to help them meet sustainability demands while not compromising the user experience. The launch coincides with the announcement that the Samsung SLATE PC Series 7 is the first tablet to meet the label’s demanding criteria for environmental design, ergonomics and social responsibility. more…


Terry Coffey (email) Oct 24, 2011

Spiceland, Ind. - Draper, Inc. is continuing the company's commitment to sustainable building products with the introduction of a new Cradle to Cradle-CertifiedCM Silver eco-friendly window shade fabric. Draper's all-new GreenScreen Revive has passed the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute's verified rating system for assessing and constantly improving products. The system is based on five categories –renewable energy, clean water, material health, social responsibility and material reutilization. GreenScreen Revive received a silver rating.more…


Christopher Maione (email) Oct 10, 2011

NORTHPORT, NY - September 16, 2011 Christopher Maione Associates – a firm based in New York and founded on audiovisual excellence, solid business and marketing strategy and AV advocacy is proud to launch in collaboration with Project Green AV (PGAV) and Global Electronics Recycling (GER), a no cost program for recycling old AV Systems and equipment. This program will be made available to all InfoComm members.more…


Kelly Perkins Oct 5, 2011

Although women fill close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) jobs. According to the United States Department of Commerce, this has been the case throughout the past decade, even as college-educated women have increased their share of the overall workforce.more…


InfoComm International September 23, 2011

PORTLAND, Ore. - InfoComm International ®, the leading professional audiovisual trade association, presented its Green AV Award to Da-Lite Screen Company, Inc. and WolfVision GmbH. The awards were presented at the InfoComm 100, a conference designed to bring together top AV industry thought leaders and volunteers.more…


Clare Hobby (email) September 14, 2011

TCO Certified, the international third party eco-label for AV and IT products, has been recognized by InfoComm International's new sustainability rating system for AV installations - STEP (Sustainability Technology Environments Program). more…


Gina Sansivero (email) September 2, 2011

Bohemia,NY -Once a year, RelampIt! sponsors a projector lamp recycling raffle in effort to promote Green practices in the audiovisual industry.The 4th Annual Projector Lamp Recycling Raffle began September 1, 2011 and will conclude as part of a series of events that will take place during InfoComm's AV Week (10/16/2011 – 10/22/2011). more…


Krystle Czajkowski (email) August 4, 2011

TAMPA, Fla., - AVI-SPL is pleased to announce the launch of its highly-anticipated series, the Technology Expo 2011. From innovative leaders in video conferencing and telepresence to advanced audio networking technologies, more than 25 of the AV industry's top manufacturers have signed on as featured exhibitors. more…


Kelly Perkins (email) June 27, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – rAVe Publications awarded Vaddio the "Best New VTC Camera at InfoComm 2011" award for the ClearVIEW HD-19 PTZ camera. rAVe Publications chooses awards based on product interest, number of video views, tweets on products and social media data collected from the InfoComm 2011 show.more…


Matthew Grisafe (email) May 16, 2011

MURRIETA, CA - Peeek Network (Peeek), a new organization focused on improving the professional audiovisual industry, today announced the launch of Peeek.org. The new website provides the professional audiovisual industry with a web resource that's the first of its kind. With Peeek.org, AV companies can attract potential customers and industry partners through a human-moderated, open directory system. more…


Terry Coffey (email) May 07, 2011

Spiceland, Ind. - Draper, Inc. is continuing the company's commitment to sustainable building products with the introduction of a new eco-friendly window shade fabric. Draper's all-new GreenScreen Revive provides excellent solar control, reducing heat and glare while offering a remarkably clean view through to the outdoors owing to its finely knitted weave. more…


Sven Carstensen (email) March 29, 2011

Tokyo - CASIO Computer Co., Ltd., today announces that it plans to release 12 new data projectors in three categories all equipped with CASIO's original laser- and LED-hybrid-light source, which combines lasers and LEDs, as detailed below. The new line-up contains two models with 3,500 ANSI lumens belonging to the Pro series. more…


John Gracyalny (email) Nov 17th, 2010

GOLDEN VALLEY, MN - Graybow Communications Group, an audiovisual communications company, announced today that it has introduced Virtual Meeting Space, a business-class, desktop video conferencing service to help businesses communicate more effectively, reduce travel, and increase productivity.  more…


Gina Sansivero (email) November 10, 2010

Bohemia,NY - The AV industry is experiencing a change in what is driving industry growth. This shift indicates increased revenue and profit as a result of sales of service, rather than the sale of products. Projector Lamp Services is facilitating this shift to allow AV integrators and service providers to become full service maintenance contract suppliers.more…


Gina Sansivero (email) October 15, 2010

Bohemia NY — Project Green AV celebrates AV Week this October 17-23 with a newsletter, dedicated AV Week Page on its AV industry information and ideas website, audio visual industry event promotion, news and interactive discussions about the future of the AV industry and its role in environmentally responsible AV business practices and products. more…


Rebeca Trautner (email) Oct 7th, 2010

Fairfield, NJ -In keeping with its mission and approach to eco-conscious operations and manufacturing, Middle Atlantic Products has been awarded ISO 14001 certification for its Environmental Management Systems.  One of many ongoing environmental initiatives, the certification reinforces the company's commitment to responsible practices rooted in conservation and sustainability.more…


Gina Sansivero (email) Oct 7th, 2010

Bohemia,NY - Projector Lamp Services was featured today on a local cable news station in recognition for offering Green products and services to Long Island and nation-wide. News 12 aired a segment today called Go Green with News 12, which highlighted PLS as providing green projector lamps to the Long Island and Metro-NY area as well as a projector lamp recycling service. more…


Gina Sansivero (email) Oct 4th, 2010

Bohemia,NY - Projector Lamp Services opened a new sales office on October 1, 2010. This new office, located in the Tampa, FL area, will allow PLS to opportunity to offer a more personal and local sales and service experience to their clients in the South East US region. more…


Jessica Spicer (email) Sept. 30, 2010

TAMPA, Fla -AVI-SPL, a leading provider of audio video communications solutions, is pleased to join InfoComm International and other audiovisual industry professionals to celebrate AV Week 2010, October 17-23. In honor of AV Week, AVI-SPL has teamed up with NEC Display to award a new NEC M260X projector to a K-12 educator in the U.S.more…


Linda Seid Frembes (email) September 13th, 2010

McKees Rocks (Pittsburgh), PA - Northern Sound & Light (NSL), a pro audio and lighting dealer in Pennsylvania with a vibrant online presence, has invested in a new solar power system as part of a larger green strategy for the firm. NSL's solar power system is comprised of 117 photovoltaic solar panels feeding three current inverters. The 117 panels cover nearly the entire southern facing roof of NSL's facility. more…


Philip Vandenberg (email) September 1st, 2010

London - Dimension 85 Ltd has released a schedule of training courses covering data centre energy efficiency management for IT professionals involved in the management of energy resources. These vendor-independent training courses provide an insight into the emerging concept of energy efficiency management within the data centre and discuss the requirements and considerations for implementing a business-led IT oriented energy efficiency management initiative. more…



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