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Automation Unplugged

If you’ve visited our Facebook page recently, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve started hosting Facebook Live interviews on a regular basis! These interviews are designed to help our clients and members of the custom integration industry keep up-to-date with the latest trends and news as well as learn from experts in the field.

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Watch Episode #16: Ryan Heine, Director of Business Development at Refined Systems, LLC

Exploring the Impact of Hurricane Harvey

Watch Episode #16: Ryan Heine, Director of Business Development at Refined Systems, LLC

In this Automation Unplugged interview, Ron speaks with Ryan Heine, Director of Business Development at Refined Systems, LLC, a Houston, TX based integration firm. They discuss the effects of Hurricane Harvey on the Houston market, active recovery efforts underway, and the recent CEDIA 2017 Expo.

About Ryan Heine

Ryan Heine is the Director of Business Development at Refined Systems, LLC. Refined Systems, LLC is a premium provider of residential and commercial audio/video and automation systems including audio and video distribution, home theater, lighting fixtures and control, motorized shade and drapery treatments and control, video conferencing solutions, acoustics, and sound masking, among many others. We work closely with the customer, architect, builder and designer to integrate technology that is functional, sophisticated and effortless. 


Interview Recap

Here are some of the topics Ron had the opportunity to discuss with Ryan:

  • How Hurricane Harvey affected clients and AV businesses throughout the Houston area
  • How AV businesses could better prepare for natural disasters
  • How to get involved with relief efforts
  • Refined Systems' take on CEDIA 2017
  • Ryan's favorite hobby: improv!
  • And more

For the full interview, start the video below:


To get involved with the relief efforts, please consider donating to Refined Systems' GoFundMe campaign, which supports local charities in the Houston area.

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