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CEDIA

Overview

CEDIA is a leading global authority for home technology that represents over 3,700 member companies specialising in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. CEDIA members work with architects, specifiers, interior designers and developers to design and install suitable smart home systems; either at new build or refurbishment stage. Through education and training our members are best equipped to provide advice on the solutions available the best meet the clients' needs. One of their CPDs, 'Designing Integrated Future-Ready Homes', aims to help architects understand the basics of smart home technology and will give them the knowledge to talk confidently to clients. As well as this, CEDIA also provide a Recommended Wiring Guidelines document to ensure that network cabling is correctly installed for the modern home.

CPD Material (6)


Seminar
Cabling for the Integrated Home
This CPD will discuss the Smart Home. It will begin with a definition of the Smart Home, before moving on to explore topics including The Internet of Things, entertainment, modern building methods, bandwith and Smart Home wiring infrastructure. By the end of the seminar you should have a greater understanding of:
- Key vocabulary and phrases
- Basic design principles
-What is required to cable an ‘Integrated Home’
- Key metrics/space
- When to ask for guidance or professional assistance
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Designing the Connected Home
This CPD explores at the design and installation of technology in the connected home. It will question
why good design is so essential in the connected home and the possibilities for integrating technology in
projects. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- Why architects should discuss technology with their clients
- The possibilities for technology in projects and the associated processes
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Designing Home Cinemas and Media Rooms
Digital entertainment plays a huge part in the modern lifestyle and is something that can be truly astounding when experienced in the correct environment. Dedicated and convertible entertainment spaces need careful thought and professional design to perform well, and ultimately wow the homeowner. Discover the principles of how to design and implement these entertainment spaces. This CPD will help you to understand the following topics:
- The difference between a home cinema and a media room and the basic vocabulary used
- How to raise awareness of home cinemas and media rooms, how to help clients choose and specify rooms and raise the standard of the rooms
- All the components that make a good home cinema room and media room
- The design principles of sound and vision
- How to work with a system designer and look at requirements
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Seminar
Smart Home Cabling Requirements for the Modern Home
The aim of this CPD is to provide guidance for the installation of the cabling infrastructure that is important to support today's digital and connected lifestyles, including cabling requirements for home cinema, lighting, audio-visual services and security. It identifies the key requirements for a smart home installation and will help you to understand the following topics:
- The cabling infrastructure needed to support technology in the home
- The services and benefits available using cables
- The need for both wireless and wired infrastructure
- The different grade of cables used for home technology and which are required
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Literature
Home Technology Client Questionnaire
This questionnaire is designed to identify the home technology needs of a client. It will assist design professionals in the discussion of home technology needs, with both clients and home technology professionals. The questionnaire will help you to understand the following topics:
- The areas of home technology to be considered when discussing the client’s needs
- The types of questions that should be asked when discussing the client’s home technology needs
- How to confidently engage in discussions about the client’s home technology needs with businesses that integrate technology in residential environments
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Literature
Literature
Designer's Guide to Common Tech Words and Phrases
This glossary of technology terms aims to enable design professionals to better understand the terminology and phrases used in the home technology industry. It will help designers to build their vocabulary for communications with home technology businesses about their clients technology needs in the residential environment.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Literature

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