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Code of Practice for Connected Systems Integration in Buildings

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  • Year: 2016

  • Format: Paperback

  • Product Code: PSSI001P

  • ISBN: 978-1-84919-953-7

  • Pagination: c.80

  • Stock Status: In stock

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Description

The Code of Practice for Connected Systems Integration in Buildings aims to promote good practice in the specification, design and integration of connected systems in buildings, as well as providing a reference to practitioners on design, integration practice and technological considerations working to meet key functionality and customer requirements.

This document covers common built environment and technical installation challenges, with the aim of enabling improved connectivity, communications networking and connected systems integration for user access in residential and commercial buildings. As such, it focusses on currently available technology, and the process for integrating existing technologies.

Starting with the needs of the users and the requirements of the technology itself, this Code of Practice outlines the planning steps essential to the success of a connected systems integration project, including recommendations for considerations around such necessities as cable routes, equipment space and ventilation, network bandwidth and power distribution.

About the Author:

This authoritative and comprehensive document is being developed by a committee of key stakeholders including industry experts and technical contributors representing key user groups across the buildings, power, communications, and systems integration sectors.

Book readership

The primary audience for this Code of Practice is intended to include: systems integrators; building design consultants; M&E engineers; electrical contractors; building technicians; project managers, and; facilities managers.

The wider audience for this guidance includes: property developers, investors and building operators, as well as architects, service providers and product manufacturers.

Book contents

Outline table of contents:

  • Introduction
  • Electrical Services Entering a Typical Building
  • User Focused Design of Systems within the Building
  • Building Design Considerations
  • Power Considerations
  • Communication between Devices in a Building
  • User Interfaces and Sensors
  • Specific Considerations for Connected Technologies
  • Annexes
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