Smart Home Technology: Foundation and Fundamentals

Smart Home Technology: Foundation and Fundamentals

In-class Presentation | taught by Steve Mara & Dave Stevenson, Plasti-Fab Ltd.
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Course description

This course discusses smart home technology, best practices, and homeowner expectation and trends. Smart technology is becoming more in-demand by tech-savvy homeowners and buyers who want full system integration (audio, video, lighting, remote access, theatre systems and more) that is convenient and easy to use, so it is essential builders and renovators are well-versed in the available technology, wiring and rough-in requirements, as well as safety, security and licensing requirements of qualified trades people.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Introduction to Smart Home Technology, Automation and Integration
  2. Homeowner expectations for in-home technology and trends – the future-ready home
  3. Wiring best practices, code requirements
  4. Understanding network-driven solutions for wired and wireless systems
  5. Licensed tradespeople: what to look for, expectations and expertise

Approved for 1.5 CPD Credit in Construction Technology (Group A)

Note: If you have already taken this course in person, repeating it online will not qualify for additional CPD points.

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Steve Mara & Dave Stevenson, Plasti-Fab Ltd.
Steve Mara & Dave Stevenson, Plasti-Fab Ltd.

Dave Stevenson
Sales Manager, Insulspan SIPs
Plasti-Fab Ltd.

Dave Stevenson has been with Insulspan for 12 years and part of the Structural Insulated Panel industry for over 18 years. Dave started his career building Log Homes in Japan between 1989 ~ 1999 and returned to Canada to start up his own Structural Insulated Panel company, Paramount Panels Ltd. Dave has is very familiar with the manufacturing process of SIPs and has been a part of over 100 installations. Dave is also a member of the GVHBA Education and Training Committee, has a Certificate in Building Science, and is keenly interested in building energy efficient and healthy homes.

Steve Mara
Sales Representative
Plasti-Fab Ltd.

Steve has been in the EPS industry for over 10 years. During that time he has overseen a variety of projects, including single family homes, multifamily homes, commercial, industrial and large infrastructure.