Austin Energy

Austin, Texas Austin Energy provides power to over 1 million customers and recently built a 275,000 sf, 4-story headquarters to be occupied by 1100 employees. Features Participants Owner: Catellus Austin Energy Architects: Page Southerland Page, Inc. General Contractor: Harvey-Cleary Builders Consultant: Combs Consulting Group AV Contractor: Ford Audio-Video Systems

Waste Management

Houston, Texas Waste Management, one of the largest providers of waste and environmental services, occupies 284,000 sf on nine floors of the Capitol Tower in downtown Houston. Features Participants Owner: Waste Management Architects: Perkins & Will General Contractor: DE Harvey Builders Consultant: Waveguide LLC. AV Contractor: Ford Audio-Video Systems


Fort Smith, Arkansas ArcBest provides freight logistics for businesses of all sizes. To accommodate a growing staff, their new headquarters and multiple office buildings required technology solutions. Features Participants Owner: ArcBest Architects: Beshears Construction General Contractor: Beshears Construction AV Contractor: Ford Audio-Video Systems

Fannie Mae DC

Washington, District of Columbia Fannie Mae, the mortgage financing giant, relocated their Washington, D.C. headquarters from Cleveland Park to the Midtown Center development at 15th and L Street, NW. The brand new building required best in class workplace technology Features Participants Owner: Fannie Mae Architects: Michael Graves General Contractor: Clark Construction Consultant: Cerami AV Contractor: … Read more


Ivanti Video Wall

South Jordan, Utah Ivanti, an IT asset and service management company, constructed a new corporate headquarters in the outskirts of Salt Lake City that showcases top-of-the-line AV throughout the facility. Features Participants Owner: Ivanti Architects: Method Studio General Contractor: Stack Construction AV Contractor: Ford Audio-Video Systems

House of Worship and Microsoft Teams

Has your church experienced the difficulty of deploying video conferencing to volunteer leaders?  Many church congregants working from home routinely use web conferencing tools to remain connected. Volunteers look to church leaders to provide an easy-to-use and effective tool to continue working with their small groups, Bible studies, training classes, committee meetings and more! Microsoft … Read more

Wyoming Capitol Square

Chyenne, Wyoming Originally built in 1888, the Wyoming Capitol Square underwent a four-year renovation that included restoration of historical architecture, new construction and major technology updates throughout the campus. Wendy Madsen, Special Projects Manager, shares why audio-video technology is a key element for Wyoming Capitol square in Cheyenne, WY. Features Participants Owner: State of Wyoming … Read more

How to set up the ideal Home Office

Ideal is a key word. Since many have had to rapidly transition to work-from-home mode and may not have had time to plan ahead, I wanted to share some key tips when creating your home office to help you maximize your performance. Location, location, location … Unless you have a dedicated home-office space, you are likely trying to find a spot to co-opt … Read more

Hardware Doesn’t Have To Be A Hard Decision


Your organization may already have a Unified Communications (UC) platform like Microsoft Teams, Cisco WebEx or Zoom deployed. However, to add a new meeting room, leaders must decide which hardware to use: a PC, a portable device or a dedicated device. Each of these have different benefits including flexibility, security and user experience. Flexibility Have … Read more

Melton Truck Lines

One of the nation’s leading flatbed and stepdeck trucking companies with a large and growing fleet of modern, safe, and well-maintained equipment. We are uniquely 100% air-ride, providing shippers with consistent, on-time transportation service. Offering full North American coverage, Melton currently services over 5,000 satisfied shippers with a 98% on-time pick-up and delivery record.