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February 9-11, 2021
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Avoiding the Not-So-Smart Remodeled Home: Adding Convenience While Limiting Complexity

Tuesday, January 21 | 4:15 - 5:15 PM

Location: LVCC - North 258

Registration Type: IBS Full Registration or 1-Day Education Registration

Format: Building Knowledge SessionMore Info

Level of Content: IntermediateMore Info

Who Should Attend: Designers, Architects, Engineers and Planners, Subcontractors and Specialty Trade Contractors, Remodelers

Track: Custom Building & Remodeling

What It's About:

The term “smart” is used to describe many new devices and technologies in the home, so the challenges for remodelers is to add these products to improve a lifestyle without adding complexity for the user (and for yourself during the remodel process). In this session, learn the critical considerations for integrating new technologies into your projects and how to evaluate which technology platform will best support the needs of the client. We’ll discuss best ways to navigate conversations about smart technologies such as door locks, lights, shades, cameras, and displays, while still explaining the common challenges associated with these devices. Come and learn how to successfully integrate these products to create an intelligent environment and an exceptional client experience.

What You'll Learn:

  • Identify common smart product categories and list the critical features to consider when integrating them into remodels.
  • Define the major ecosystems available to connect devices and make them work together.
  • Understand common challenges for successfully deploying new technology for clients.
  • Describe the importance of both wired and wireless connection options.

How to Attend:

Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Continuing Education:

NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s), AIA – 1.0 LU Hour(s)

AIA CES Credit Eligible  AIA CES Credit Eligible:

NAHB is a Registered Provider with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this course will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion are available upon request.

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