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From piping audio and video through the home to automatically watering the lawn, if you've got the inclination, there isn't anything that cannot be automated in your home. This complete, one-stop resource shows you how to plan and install Smart Home systems using clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Discover projects for automating entertainment systems, home security systems, utilities, and more. Plus, get plenty of cost-saving tips and advice on outsourcing. Build Your Own Smart Home is the definitive, project-based guide to the skills, tools, and accessories you'll need to install and program professional-level Smart Home features in no time.
  • Discover Smart Home advantages and assess needs, designs, and costs
  • Integrate and automate your home entertainment components
  • Set up lights with motion detectors, dimmers, and delays
  • Put together a phone system with smart components, design, wiring, and configuration
  • Automate kitchen and bathroom appliances
  • Enable a smart garage, outdoor lighting, and a watering system
  • Design, wire, and construct a smart security system
  • Run your entire household like clockwork around the schedule of family members
  • Tie everything together and Web-enable your home for remote monitoring and control

Synopsis:

This visual how-to-guide shows homeowners and hobbyists how to plan, install, and maintain smart home technologies in a clear step-by-step format.

Synopsis:

Wow! If you?ve got the time and inclination, there isn?t anything that cannot be automated in your home. This one-stop resource shows you step-by-step how to plan and install smart home systems using clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Discover projects for automating entertainment systems, home security systems, utilities and more.

Table of Contents

Part I: Meet the Smart Home

1: Smart Home Foundations

2: Smart Home Design

3: The Cost of a Smart Home

4: Designing and Building the Smart Home LAN

Part II: Smart Home Safety Systems

5: Security Basics

6: Designing and Building a Security System

7: Programming the Security System

8: The Smart Home Garage and Lawn

Part III: Smart Home Utility Systems

9: Lighting the Smart Home

10: The Smart Home Kitchen and Bathroom

11: Smart Home Utilities

12: Smart Home Communication Systems

Part IV: Smart Home Entertainment and Integration

13: Audio/Video Systems

14: Audio and Video Distribution

15: Working and Playing Together: The Smart Home Way

16: Smart Home Controls

Appendix: Smart Home Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072230130
Editor:
Green, Tim
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Household electronics
Subject:
Home computer networks
Subject:
Home automation
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - General
Copyright:
Series:
Build Your Own
Series Volume:
108-52
Publication Date:
20030919
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.00x8.03x.84 in. 1.66 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This visual how-to-guide shows homeowners and hobbyists how to plan, install, and maintain smart home technologies in a clear step-by-step format.
"Synopsis" by , Wow! If you?ve got the time and inclination, there isn?t anything that cannot be automated in your home. This one-stop resource shows you step-by-step how to plan and install smart home systems using clear step-by-step instructions and illustrations. Discover projects for automating entertainment systems, home security systems, utilities and more.
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