April 2024 Temperature Check Results: Sustainability

Welcome to our monthly breakdown of the results of the rAVe Temperature Check! Since Earth Day was on April 22, we chose to center our survey questions around sustainability in the AV industry. This theme holds particular relevance for our industry, given its significant contribution to the planet’s e-waste. And while e-waste is not entirely […]

April 2024 Temperature Check Results: Sustainability

More Than Just Earth Day: What SAVe Is Teaching the AV Industry About Sustainability and E-Waste

To those of you reading this, Happy Earth Day (April 22). Every year, Earth Day reminds us to take care of the planet. After all, how long have the terms “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” been drilled into our brains? If you’re like me, you make sustainable choices as long as they don’t inconvenience you at all. […]

More Than Just Earth Day: What SAVe Is Teaching the AV Industry About Sustainability and E-Waste

Crestron Becomes Sustaining Sponsor of Sustainability in AV (SAVe)

Crestron announced ongoing sustainability initiatives and a partnership with Sustainability in AV (SAVe) where the company will join as a Sustaining Sponsor. As an organization, Crestron remains dedicated to identifying opportunities to reduce its carbon footprint through sustainable workplace practices and improvements to minimize environmental impact. This commitment does not stop with Crestron solely as […]

Crestron Becomes Sustaining Sponsor of Sustainability in AV (SAVe)

The Power of Low Voltage in the Sustainability Movement

Whether you know it or not, low voltage is an important key to energy conservation now and in the future. We are seeing demand for electricity increase year over year due to the increase in high consumption electrical devices (such as electrified vehicles, heat pumps, air conditioners, on-demand water heaters and so on). Married with […]

The Power of Low Voltage in the Sustainability Movement

SAVe Partners With Edge at ISE 2024 to Drive 2030 SDG Goals

SAVe announces a partnership with Edge at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2024 in Barcelona to drive AV industry support for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Edge will sponsor an opening networking reception for all who want to be part of the “solution to achieve meaningful change in the ProAV industry’s approach to sustainability issues.” […]

SAVe Partners With Edge at ISE 2024 to Drive 2030 SDG Goals

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1290: Here’s How SAVe Is Working to Make Our Industry Sustainable

Another Steph Takeover Rants & rAVes episode? It must be your lucky day! This time, I interview Christina De Bono, founder and president of Sustainability in AV (SAVe), about everything the organization is doing to help meet the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our industry can be quite wasteful, and from programs that help give […]

Rants & rAVes — Episode 1290: Here’s How SAVe Is Working to Make Our Industry Sustainable

Sustainability in AV Organization Will Attend ISE 2024 in Barcelona

Sustainability in AV (SAVe), the first U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders together in the audiovisual (AV) field to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), returns to Barcelona for ISE 2024 as the official sustainability partner of Integrated Systems Europe. With attendance from 170 countries, ISE is the world’s leading AV […]

Sustainability in AV Organization Will Attend ISE 2024 in Barcelona

The Farm Announces Sustainability in AV Certification

The Farm announced it has been SAVe Certified, a certification process developed to educate and engage AV industry professionals on the significance of sustainability and to guide in implementing sustainable practices in their businesses. “The Farm team gathered at The Farmhouse Showroom in Newark, California, to get educated on Sustainability in AV,” said marketing director […]

The Farm Announces Sustainability in AV Certification

SAVe Announces Visionary as a Preservation Partner

Sustainability in AV (SAVe), the first U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders in the AV field to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), announces Visionary, a global leader in network AV solutions, as a Preservation Partner. “For nearly three decades, Visionary has been passionate about sustainability in the AV industry,” said […]

SAVe Announces Visionary as a Preservation Partner

Sustainability in AV Organization Appoints Raymond Kent as Part of Its Board of Directors

Sustainability in AV (SAVe) just announced the appointment of Raymond Kent, ASTC, LEED AP BD+C, Principal of DLR Group, founder of the Innovative Technology Design Group, and former CEO of Sustainable Technologies Group, to join SAVe’s Board of Directors. Kent joins SAVe with over 38 years in the AV industry – 20 years focused specifically […]

Sustainability in AV Organization Appoints Raymond Kent as Part of Its Board of Directors

April Temperature Check Results: Sustainability in AV

Sustainability has been on the mind this past month as Earth Day provided a time to reflect on our human impact on the environment and ways we can curb some of those effects. We wanted to hear about how your companies are addressing sustainability and what efforts you think are making a difference in the […]

April Temperature Check Results: Sustainability in AV

‘Sustainability & AV’: Recapping an Impactful Webcast

Commercial Integrator and rAVe [PUBS] collaborated with AV industry leaders to raise $15,000 to support sustainability initiatives and trumpet our collective responsibility to be Earth-friendly. By Dan Ferrisi Commercial Integrator Sustainability in AV issues took center stage when Commercial Integrator and rAVe [PUBS] collaborated on a LAVNCH & LEARN. The webinar, titled “Sustainability & AV,” […]

‘Sustainability & AV’: Recapping an Impactful Webcast

NETGEAR on Sustainability in 2023

In honor of Earth Day 2023, rAVe [PUBS] has partnered with Commercial Integrator to explore sustainability in ProAV. We sat down with Richard Jonker of NETGEAR to discuss the company’s sustainability efforts in 2023. rAVe: Tell us why your company is passionate about sustainability. RICHARD JONKER: NETGEAR is committed to providing our customers with high-quality products […]

NETGEAR on Sustainability in 2023

How Can We Make ProAV More Sustainable? Find Out on April 20

Sustainability is critical to the future of the world — and the world of ProAV. On Thursday, April 20, Commercial Integrator and rAVe [PUBS] have partnered on a LAVNCH & LEARN titled “Sustainability & AV” where industry leaders will gather to chat about their company’s sustainability initiatives and to share actionable tips on becoming carbon neutral. […]

How Can We Make ProAV More Sustainable? Find Out on April 20

SAVe Partners With Edge to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainability in AV (SAVe), the first U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders in the audiovisual (AV) field to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is partnering with Edge, the largest consortium of AV integrators globally. “We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Edge at ISE 2023,” explains Christina De Bono, Founder […]

SAVe Partners With Edge to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

SAVe Partners With HETMA To Extend Sustainability Initiatives Throughout US

Sustainability in AV (SAVe), the first U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders in the audiovisual (AV) field to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is partnering with the Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance (HETMA), an advocacy organization focused on the higher education AV industry, to expand sustainability initiatives through higher education […]

SAVe Partners With HETMA To Extend Sustainability Initiatives Throughout US

Sustainability in AV Organization Launches First SAVe Certification Program

The Sustainability in AV (SAVe) nonprofit organization launched its first SAVe Certification Program on June 21, 2022, in partnership with Washington-based audiovisual integrator, Tempest Technologies. “Tempest Technologies has always recognized our responsibility to the community,” said owner of Tempest Technologies, Debbie Williamson. “Becoming SAVe Certified is part of our effort to take that commitment a step further. It […]

Sustainability in AV Organization Launches First SAVe Certification Program

SAVe Forms to Develop Initiative for Sustainability in AV

Audiovisual leaders launch Sustainability in AV (SAVe), the first industry-wide U.S.-based organization to bring stakeholders in the audiovisual (AV) field to take concerted action to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Let’s be honest,” said Christina De Bono, founder and president of SAVe, “the AV industry has been part of the problem. But it’s […]

SAVe Forms to Develop Initiative for Sustainability in AV