Audio/Video Certifications and Memberships
Certifications and Memberships

As an established and respected Audio Video Specialist, SoundWaves of Lakeland has attained certifications from the following organizations:

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) is a global trade association of companies that specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home. These systems include home networking, home automation and communication systems, media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing lighting control, security, and HVAC systems. The association was founded in September 1989 and has a total membership of approximately 2,200 member companies.

CEDIA Certified Techs & Designer
Tony Calero, Tech
Brian Christman, Designer
Donald Gabel, Tech
George Martell, Tech
Albert Pinero, Tech

Para Division
PARA is an international organization of independent specialty audio/video, custom installation and home theater stores dedicated to providing customers with expert advice, quality products, leading edge technology and world class customer service.

Imaging Science Research Labs, Inc
The Imaging Science Foundation was founded by video gurus Joel Silver, Joe Kane, and Jim Burns in order to promote technical standards and correct professional calibration of televisions and other video displays. ISF runs seminars, presentations, and technical training courses throughout the year. Attendees learn the ins and outs of video technology, learn why TV pictures are often so bad, and more importantly, learn how to correct those pictures. The ISF works with a number of instrument makers so that calibrators have access to the sophisticated test gear needed to make proper adjustments.

Brian Christman, ISF Certified

We are trained in the research, concepts and underlying technologies that comprise the Home THX Audio System.  The THX Training provided Soundwaves with all the information needed to install and tune Home THX Audio Systems and as well as with in-depth knowledge in areas such as structural acoustics, room equalization and noise isolation.

Brian Christman, Level I & II Certified

HAA - Home Acoustics Alliance
The HAA® is a professional training organization dedicated toward home acoustics. Its purpose is to promote the correct and most effective use of acoustical design and calibration techniques specifically for the home.

Jeff Beyers, HAA Certified

Authorized Integrators Network, LLC
AIN is an association of quality integrators that serves as a valuable resource to new construction builders and buyers in both the residential and commercial marketplaces.

The Polk County Builders Association, chartered by the National Association of Home Builders in 1952,is a construction industry association comprised of builder and associate members. The association promotes quality, affordable housing for the citizens of Polk County while creating a favorable and prosperous business climate for its members.

FHBA - Florida Home Builders Association
The mission of the Florida Home Builders Association, a professional trade organization comprised of local associations and affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders, is to serve its members by striving for a successful building environment throughout the state.

NAHB - National Association of Home Builders
NAHB is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association whose mission is to enhance the climate for housing and the building industry. Chief among NAHB’s goals is providing and expanding opportunities for all consumers to have safe, decent and affordable housing. As “the voice of America’s housing industry,” NAHB helps promote policies that will keep housing a national priority.

CE Pro Top 100 Dealer
CE Pro is the leading trade publication for professionals involved in the custom electronics business. Our readers specify and sell technology-related products to homeowners, homebuilders and SMB (small/medium business) owners.