Planning & Budgeting Tools

Planning & Budgeting Tools

Home technology is growing in popularity, but even many tech enthusiasts know only a small slice of what is possible with today's connected home. So where is the average homeowner to begin?

CEDIA has collected these resources to help you begin planning your next home technology project. From understanding your own needs and preferences, to outlining the options available to you, to identifying a budget, it's all here.

Setting a Home Technology Budget

Interested in updating the technology in your new or existing home? Read on to better understand how much system you can get for your budget.

Consumer Checklists

Before you speak to a home technology professional, take some time to think about what you want, what you need, what you can afford, and what is most important to you.

Research & Budget Guide

Sophisticated home technologies can be a difficult thing to research. We've compiled this Research & Budget Guide to help with your planning.

Prepare for Your First Planning Meeting

The home technology professional you select will need some basic information to recommend and create a solution that fits your lifestyle and budget. This guide will help you prepare for the initial meeting with your home tech pro.


Ready for the next step? Learn how to set your project up for success in our Tips & Insights section, or find a CEDIA pro today.

Apr 10, 2018
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