Designing a Smarter Home
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11:45 am – 4:00 pm CDT
Michael Oh, Aaron Stallings, Chase Rowe,
Andy Gandini, and Chris Feterowski
Defining “Smart Home”
Features/components of a smart home
How the smart home improves the health, safety and well-being of occupants
Talking with Clients: How to Assess Clients’ Needs
Determining appropriate scope of project
Common client questions and concerns
Planning & Process
Wiring and infrastructure
Relation of interior lighting to occupant health and well-being
Types of bulbs and fixtures
Installation/Use of existing fixtures
Health benefits of natural light
Energy efficiency benefits
Shades and blinds
Advantages of smart HVAC and energy systems
• Coordinating energy storage, solar, and grid power
Improving occupant safety and security
Cameras and sensors
Door entry and access control
Monitoring: Apps and alerts
Improving the acoustic environment for occupants
Smart AV components
Understanding wellness in design
Hardware and software
Automation and networking systems
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6.0 HSW CE Hours
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.6 CEUs (Building)
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This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.
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Specifier, TSP Smart Spaces
Captivated by the ever-evolving field of smart spaces, Mr. Rowe finds passion in exploring and analyzing the cutting-edge technology seen in smart homes, especially in the aural realm. He comes to TSP Smart Spaces with a diverse range of skills having worked as an audio engineer and technician for live concerts, social events, and corporate showcases.
Sr. Field Engineer, TSP Smart Spaces
Well-traveled with a wealth of experience, Mr. Gandini has worked everywhere from Manhattan skyrises to luxury yachts in Florida. Returning to his home state of Massachusetts, he brings with him a passion for smart technology that dates back to his first experience with his father’s Laser Disc player and never let up from there. Mr. Gandini specializes in AV solutions for home theaters and loves bringing cinematic experiences to life in residential homes. His interests are as diverse as his background from working on cars and playing ultimate frisbee, to his love of heavy metal music.
President, TSP Smart Spaces
The founder of TSP Smart Spaces, Mr. Oh strives to make the complex simple – whether it’s creating efficiency in your business or bringing smart home integration into your home. His expertise in understanding complex systems stems from both his MIT Aerospace Engineering degree and raising twin daughters. Mr. Oh believes our lives are infinitely improved through technology at work and home and finds passion in the topics of smart homes, cyber security, and drones!
Design Engineer, TSP Smart Spaces
With over 15 years of professional experience, Mr. Rowe comes to TSP with a passion for architecture and design-led thinking. “A house is a machine for living.” This quote from Le Corbusier embodies the spirit of his goal for every project, to make the objective of “living” easier. Outside of TSP, he is working on building a 1980 Yamaha motorcycle entirely from scratch.
Director of Smart Spaces, TSP Smart Spaces
Mr. Stallings describes his smart space design aesthetic as graceful and precise. Having studied interior design and architecture, he brings a comprehensive understanding of space and structure to his role as our director of Smart Spaces. At TSP, Mr. Stallings is using technology and home automation to make the most of light and space in residential and commercial properties to bring unique technology experiences to every project. He’d prefer to describe it as “The Jetsons, but for real and for now,” though.
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Course Title: Designing a Smarter Home
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This six-hour presentation demonstrates how to design a smart home and how, with proper design, the smart home can improve the health, safety and well-being of occupants, starting at its architecture and design for well-being (wellness). The course examines each specific component of a smart home: wiring, infrastructure, lighting systems (natural and artificial), HVAC, windows, security systems, AV systems, acoustics, energy systems (solar and battery) and networking.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify the features and components of a smart home, how they work together, and how proper smart home design improves the health, safety and well-being of the occupants.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to utilize natural light in their smart home design to provide heat to the home and health benefits to the occupants.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to incorporate security systems such as cameras, sensors, entry controls, monitoring and alerts into their smart home designs which keep occupants safe and secure.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to improve the acoustic environment for occupants and integrate wellness-focused designs including the use of color schemes and greenery which promote occupant well-being.
LUs: 6.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience in residential design and construction.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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