For low-voltage contractors eager to seize more market share in the residential sector, home automation may be where ground can be gained. A BCC Research study revealed that the U.S. market for home automation systems and devices is expected to see strong growth over the next several years.
Experienced low-voltage contractors know that there is more to taking an integration and wiring plan through to installation than just following a schematic—it is about marrying the theory of what the customer wants with the hands-on reality of how structured cabling fits into and supports a wider s
Electrical contractors are familiar with the cabling installation requirements of NFPA 70 2011, the National Electrical Code (NEC), and some are familiar with the cabling requirements of NFPA 72 2010, the National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
Low-voltage contractors who are keeping abreast of developments in their industry know wireless technology is in the process of moving to its next generation of wireless access, which will be defined by the IEEE standard 802.11n.