16500 Inc. Signs On to Represent Crestron in the San Francisco Bay Area
Nov 15, 2012
Northern California rep firm to drive awareness of Crestron Commercial Lighting Solutions
Crestron today announced that lighting specialists, 16500 will represent Crestron commercial lighting solutions in the San Francisco Bay area and Northern California. Crestron has seen a marked increase in lighting control installations and called on 16500 to drive this growth. 16500 has established itself as the San Francisco Bay Area's exclusive factory authorized representative for some of the world's finest architectural, commercial, institutional, industrial and residential lighting and lighting controls manufacturers. For more than 14 years, 16500 has fulfilled lighting project requirements from specification to installation, building a solid reputation in the industry.
Located in Oakland's uptown district, 16500 has a staff of forty, consisting of a customer service department, technical specification support, quotations department, and specification and contractor-distributor sales teams. Every department, group or team has vast experience in the lighting industry - almost half of 16500 staff has at least 20 years of experience, with all others having no less than five. The nationally recognized lighting representative employs a certified AGI instructor for calculations and layouts and several members of the staff are LC certified and LEED accredited.
"16500 has an impressive level of knowledge, dedication, and talent. Through their relationships with the specification, contractor, and distribution customer-base, they have established a reputation for excellence and professionalism," said Dave Sell, Crestron Executive Director. "I am extremely happy to have them represent our commercial lighting product line."
"We created 16500 to bring the highest degree of knowledge, design sensitivity, business acumen and problem solving ability to the representation process, helping turn our clients' lighting goals and visions into practical, affordable solutions," said Paul McDowell, Principal for 16500. "We look forward to making an immediate impact by driving demand of Crestron commercial lighting solutions in the Bay area."
Crestron commercial lighting solutions reduce energy costs and enhance the functionality of lighting and environmental systems. Crestron commercial lighting solutions also help designers meet ASHRAE® and LEED® standards.
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For more than 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Providing integrated solutions to control audio, video, lighting, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate conference rooms, hotels, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. Discover the world of Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.
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