What is smart wiring?
Many people sometimes mistakenly confuse Smart Wiring with a network cable. Smart Wiring is a system of wiring that enables the interconnection and combination of many different types of cables usually used around the building into a single platform, which makes possible the integration of many other different smart home systems and sensors throughout the building, thus making the building to become a smart home if it was to be used for residential purpose. In this platform, wiring for lighting, security, internet communications, security systems, and audio-visual home entertainment systems, etc. are all-inclusive.
This Wiring system can be installed by either just one qualified Smart Wired technician or the different teams of individually specialize in each area that forms an integral part of smart wiring. When a neat, logical and standardized system of smart wiring is provided, it enables easy accessibility to the wiring system and easy expansion when there is a need. That is why it is important to contact a certified technician that is capable of handling the job.
For example, if you don’t need a particular electronic device at the moment like CCTV on your home but you think you may need it in the future, Smart Wiring will ensure that all the necessary wiring provision is installed for future use, so you won’t have to break your walls to retrofit it. Smart Wiring also gives you the opportunity to prepare for any future developments, such as the National Broadband Network (NBN).
Who installs Smart Wiring?
Each Smart Wired installer has a Code of Practice that sets out the basic standards for each of them to ensure that you get reliable and guaranteed power supply, signal, entertainment, security, energy management, communication, and automation services. They are held liable to an agreement within this standard Code of practice which will give you peace of mind that they are doing the right job. So qualify installers such as the electrical technician, communication technician, electronics technician who are certified and qualified on each of this area can make smart wiring possible in your home, though an individual can be trained and be qualified to handle the entire job.
Note the cost of Smart Wiring your home during construction or renovations is far cheaper than if you retroactively install Smart Wiring in an existing house. To know what type of packages you need in your home, discuss your options with a certified installer(s).
Whichever route you decide, the good news is that ‘future-proofing’ your home is possible with smart wiring. Besides that, it also adds to the value of your home, so if you are contemplating selling your building in the near future or you are building an investment property, it is one of the nice ways to add great value to the project.