Smart Homes for Electrical Installers
This course introduces the key principles and technologies involved in smart homes and describes some basic forms that smart homes can take. It discusses the progress from initial consultation with the client through the various stages of the project in the order they would ordinarily occur, including commissioning and handover. In depth technical information, including operational safety and telecommunication cabling, is explored within the context of stages it would occur in the project.
Please note, this course requires a good working knowledge of IET Wiring Regulations BS 767118th Edition.
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“This course provides a good catch-all from which direction can be taken by an installer to determine whether the smart home, and what type of system, is suitable for their business and skill base.” – Adam Smith, Energenie
“This course is perfect for any progressive electricians looking to step into the world of the smart home. From cable infrastructure to smart product choices, this course a great place to start the journey into smart homes.” – Simon Buddle
Allan Burns is the IET’s technical lead on smart homes. He started out as a science teacher then transitioned to the renewables sector. In 2012, he could see the way technology was evolving and he upskilled to become a specialist in sustainable smart homes and places. He was one of the first in the industry to focus on the energy efficiency considerations in smart homes.
Allan runs two businesses which together cover the complete ecosystem of surveying, consultation, design and installation of smart technologies to create smart green places. An active and contributing member of the IET Built Environment Panel, since 2015 Allan has contributed to IET publications including The Code of Practice for Energy Storage, The Designer’s Guide to Energy Efficient Electrical Installations and a white paper Digital Twins for the Built Environment.
• Conduct a client and environment specific assessment of requirement encompassing smart technology.
• Create a viable technical specification and project plan for a smart home or smart measure.
• Create and execute a Construction Phase Plan encompassing smart measures.
• Manage an effective commissioning and client handover of a completed smart home.
• Offer appropriate technical support to the smart installation.
• Take reasonable measures to safeguard cyber security.