Spire hosts several events and trainings through out the year to showcase the latest in high-end systems.
Circadian Lighting Principles Presentation by Ketra
(Tuesday, May 22nd at 11:00am – 12:00pm and
Wednesday, May 23rd at 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
Join Spire Integrated Systems as we explore the new age of circadian lighting and the impact light has on our health and wellness along with the overall built environment. The presentation will be by Ketra, the revolutionary lighting company that has taken the formula provided by nature and put it into all their products. Afterwards explore Spire’s completely renovated kitchen, the first Ketra showroom in Michigan. Spire will also be hosting demos on Meridian, Bang & Olufsen, Samsung and Josh.ai, the newest voice activated home automation system.
Fabrics for Performance Shading: A new methodology for daylighting design
(Tuesday, May 22nd at 12:30pm – 1:30pm)
Join us at Spire Integrated Systems for a continued education course presented by Lutron Electronics, Inc., premier provider of automated shades and lighting. Learn to identify metrics of building performance (energy and occupant comfort) and how they are affected by fabric selection. Afterwards explore Spire’s completely renovated kitchen, the first Ketra showroom in Michigan. Spire will also be hosting demos on Meridian, Bang & Olufsen, Samsung and Josh.ai, the newest voice activated home automation system.
Designing a Daylight System: Find the Right Shading Solution
(Wednesday, May 23rd at 11:00am – 12:00pm)
Join us at Spire Integrated Systems for a continued education course presented by Lutron Electronics, Inc., premier provider of automated shades and lighting. Learn to identify several types of automated shading systems and understand how they take advantage of daylighting potential. Afterwards explore Spire’s completely renovated kitchen, the first Ketra showroom in Michigan. Spire will also be hosting demos on Meridian, Bang & Olufsen, Samsung and Josh.ai, the newest voice activated home automation system.
Spire North Luncheon: Keeping Up with the Jetson's Smart Home : Thursday, March 8th (11:00 AM – 1:00 PM) Discover technology that seems to be out of 'The Jetsons' futuristic home. Join Mike, the Director of Operations for Spire North, as he speaks about lighting, shading, A/V and innovative control systems. Lunch will be served.
Spire hosted an accredited education event followed by a Fall Oktoberfest party. The evening included themed decorations, savory cuisine and an assortment of brews. Whether entertaining for industry partners or clients, Spire host several events through out the year to inspire collaboration and innovation.
The Lighting Renaissance: Thursday, Oct 12th (2:30pm – 3:30pm) This presentation will be on identifying proper lighting control strategies to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort. Hosted at Spire Southeast Showroom.
CEU Presentation: Thursday, Oct 12th (3:30pm – 4:30pm) This course outlines the challenges that designers and architects face daily with an increasing amount of technology compromising their design vision. This course provides an insight into the many ways it can be "Photoshopped" out in real life to retain the integrity of the space.
Hosted at Spire Southeast Showroom.
Thursday, Sept 28th (11am - 12pm): This presentation will be geared towards realtors, builders and designers focusing on various methods to control light. Participants will learn how to control daylight and electric light through shading, switching, and dimming technologies to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort. Lunch will be served afterwards. Hosted by Spire North & TAAR in Traverse City.
Thursday, Sept 28th (12:30pm - 1:30pm): This presentation will be geared towards designers, builders and electrical contractors focusing on the importance of controlling LEDs and the compatibility issues. Hors d’oeuvres and dessert will be served afterwards. Hosted by Spire North & TAAR in Traverse City. Credits: 1.0 LU/HSW for AIA and 1.0 GBCI CE Hour
Spire Hosts Spring Garden Party To kick off Spring, Spire hosted a garden party to immerse guests in the high performing audio, video and automation lifestyle. They transformed their outside into an extraordinary entertainment area featuring top brands like Sonance, Séura and Coastal Source Landscape Lighting. Through out the day, guests were treated to the exquisite cuisine of Chef John Breeland from JB Chowhound, while...
An Exclusive Spire Event Tuesday, May 16th – 12:00pm to 7:00pm Join us at our showroom in Troy for a Spring Garden Party. There is no better way to kick off the season than to be inspired by the latest technology solutions. This event expands beyond our beautiful showroom to bring the finest indoor technology outdoors. Enjoy a glass of wine paired with the exquisite...
Let the Sun Shine In Training This presentation will be on creatively managing sunlight with automated window treatments. This Course Will Cover: – Effects of uncontrolled daylight and how to manage it – Consideration of weather, season and time of day in shading – Window treatment styles and fabrics – Benefits of automated window treatments Credits: ASID & AIA Accredited Program, 1 Credit Hour Course...
AIA Accredited Training: LED Lighting This presentation will be on the importance of controlling LEDs and the compatibility issues. This Course Will Cover: -LED Features, Benefits, and Challenges -LED Applications -Dimming Expectations -LED System Components -LED Drivers -LED Control Options Credits: AIA Accredited Program, 1 Credit Hour Course Cost: Free Date/Time: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9:30am – 10:30am Continental breakfast will be served afterwards. Event...
Anniversary Bash Draws Record Crowds Each spring Spire Integrated Systems holds a major thank-you shindig for customers and vendors at its Troy, Mich., headquarters and showroom. This year’s gathering, however, was extra special. This time, the event also celebrated Spire’s 15th year of selling and installing cutting-edge residential and commercial technology in the greater Detroit area, and drew nearly 100 manufacturers, luxury home builders, architects,...
Spire Celebrates 15 Years Spire Integrated Systems in Troy, Mich., holds a two-day invitation-only open house that includes live demos and even luxury Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles for guests to check out. How do celebrate 15 years in the custom electronics industry? Spire Integrated Systems, Inc., a leading technology integrator in Troy, Mich., knows what to do. The company, a member of the Home...
Spire Integrated Systems Inc. invites you to an exclusive event featuring Meridian’s award winning technology, MQA. This revolutionary new technology has fundamentally changed the way we encode, capture, distribute and consume music. MQA offers the highest sound quality ever available from the recording studio, guaranteed. This is the only Meridian MQA Preview Event being held in Michigan. You do not want to miss this exclusive...
The Ultimate Homearama 2014 The Ultimate Homearama 2014 features six custom-built homes in Pinnacle subdivision located in Oakland Township, Michigan. The homes on display will provide visitors with the ultimate in luxury home living, design trends and ideas that are attainable in their own home. The event runs from August 28th to September 14th, 2014. To view more on the homes featured at Homearama:...
The Event of the Year Over the course of three days Spire Integrated featured the newest in technology, design, and entertainment; including Lutron’s latest designer fabrics from the Coulisse Collection, the new Savant Systems apple based home automation, Meridian home and vehicle audio, and many more. We also featured special guests: Elder Automotive Jaguar of Troy, aboutGolf’s PGA indoor golf simulator and Cuisine Restaurant of...