Why Choose a


Ensure you work with a professional who is qualified and trained.

Hiring a home technology professional can seem daunting. CEDIA has made it easy for homeowners to feel confident in their selection. As a homeowner, you want to make sure that the professional working in your home is qualified, trained, and service-oriented. CEDIA certified professionals have met vigorous industry standards and have been formally educated and specially trained. In addition, CEDIA member companies have agreed to the CEDIA Code of Ethics, perhaps the most highly regarded standard in the home technology industry.

"We always recommend hiring a trusted CEDIA member to properly design, install and maintain your smart home technology.  Technology in the home is a significant investment and by hiring a CEDIA member you can take comfort in knowing that you'll be in good hands now, and in the future"


Sean the owner of Kiwi Smarthaus has been a active CEDIA member since 2013 and is proud to have CEDIA founding member status here in Austria but what is CEDIA?

CEDIA is the international trade association and central touchpoint for 3,700 member companies worldwide that represent every facet of the ever-evolving technology market. CEDIA stands for Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association and serves more than 30,000 industry professionals that manufacture, design, and integrate goods and services for the connected home. CEDIA has helped its members set the standard for design excellence, technical knowledge, and customer service. It is the oldest, largest, and most highly regarded provider of professional training for the smart home technology industry. CEDIA dictates the very standards of quality that any homeowner should expect from their technology.

CEDIA members represent the world's finest custom electronic design and installation companies — which is what your home deserves.

CEDIA members span the globe. But what binds them together is a unique thirst for knowledge. As the oldest, largest, and most highly regarded provider of education in our industry, CEDIA has helped its members set the standard for design excellence, technical knowledge, and customer service. CEDIA membership and CEDIA Professional Certification are your guides to the very best for your home and family.

And CEDIA members are bound to a Member Code of Ethics.

Ethics. Continuing education. Insurance. Experience.

That's how CEDIA can give you peace of mind.

CEDIA members can offer:

  • Professional assistance and guidance in the design of a personalised system for the individual client

  • A certified and trained staff of technicians, designers and support personnel to deliver a product of the highest quality

  • The most current technology at all levels to provide a broad selection for your requirements and wishes

  • A professional level of credentials and insurance to assure and provide a comfort level

  • Complete support from the ongoing service perspective

  • Information on the latest technology-and how to use it, as it becomes available

  • A simple but custom solution you will be proud to have as part of your home and lifestyle