Free home technology education for builders, architects, remodelers

INDIANAPOLIS (June 15, 2012) – The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, also known as CEDIA, is running a program to educate and provide resources to architects, remodelers, builders and interior designers on lifestyle technology solutions sought after by their clients.

Obtaining the knowledge and understanding of the fast-changing world of home technology is critical for meeting the demand for lifestyle technology solutions from homeowners. CEDIA is a recognized education provider in this field, and through the CEDIA Registered Outreach Instructor (ROI) program, design and build professionals may  learn about home technology from local trusted experts at no cost.

“Introducing technology into projects requires advanced planning and knowledge, which can ultimately lead to additional revenue,” said Dave Chic, Director of Industry Relations. “Working with and learning from CEDIA ROIs on providing home technology solutions to clients is beneficial for all involved.”

The Registered Outreach Instructor Program includes 19 courses with more than 20 CEUs available. CEDIA is an approved provider of continuing education for several associations including AIA, AIBD, ASID, IDEC, IDC, IIDANAHB, and NARI. A complete list of available courses may be found at  

To learn more about the program, request course information, or to find a Registered Outreach Instructor in your area, please contact  

* CEDIA. (2011). Size & Scope of the Residential Electronic Systems Market in the US.


CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association’s Web site at