Does Wi-Fi Certification for Home Design Matter?

• • industry trends, Smart Home, Wi-Fi

A new home design certification program will give the building industry the guidelines it needs to ensure the quality of Wi-Fi. This means long before a home gets smart, developers will consider wireless conditions during the design phase, and think about wiring enclosures later. Very few provisions in building codes deal with the installation of […]

When to use the Z-Wave standard for the smart home

• • Broadband, industry trends, Smart Home

Home owners and facility managers have a lot to think about when setting up Internet of Things (IoT) functionality for the smart home. Some decisions are easy enough. ¬†For example, the wiring enclosure is selected based on whether fiber optic or copper cable is used. And usually, the building owner or manager has a professional […]