Residential Integrator's Certification, 1st Edition

  • Todd B. Adams Northeastern University
  • Quentin Wells Salt Lake Community College
  • ISBN-10: 1418014095  |  ISBN-13: 9781418014094
  • 480 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
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Residential Integrator's Certificationis a practical guide to home network design, hardware, installation, and configuration for all the major wired and wireless systems. Whether working for one of the specialized firms that install and service only one or two home technologies (cable and satellite television hookups, for example), or for a broad-based systems integrator that supplies total network solutions, the knowledge in this text, confirmed by the CompTIA HTI+ Certification or CEDIA certification, will assure multiple career opportunities in an expanding technological field.

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Features and Benefits

  • Maps completely to both exams for CompTIA HTI+ certification: Residential Systems (HTO 101) and Systems Infrastructure and Integration (HTO 102), as well as the CEDIA Designer Classification System exam.
  • Provides in-depth and up-to-date study coverage of home technology subjects including networking, audio visual systems, automation and more.
  • Features extensive learning tools, including chapter objectives, review questions, hands-on projects and case projects that help readers use and better retain the concepts they have learned.

Table of Contents

Introduction to HTI.
Home Technology Network Basics.
Home Network Design and Configuration.
Installing Central Components and Low-Voltage Wiring.
High-Voltage Wiring.
Video and Audio Fundamentals.
Audio and Video Installation and Setup.
Security and Access System Fundamentals.
Security System Installation and Setup.
Telecommunications Fundamentals and Installation.
Home Lighting Control.
Heating,Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Management.
Information Gathering.
Understanding the Project Scope Statement.
Cost Estimating.
The Project Team.
Project Documentation.
Fundamentals of Electricity.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Todd B. Adams

Todd B. Adams received his B.S.E.E. from Northeastern University. He is a CEDIA Certified Instructor as well as a CEDIA Certified Electronic System¿s Designer. Mr. Adams¿ recent industry awards include CEDIA Volunteer of the Year 2002, and CEDIA Lifestyle Award 2002.

Quentin Wells

Quentin Wells has worked and taught in the video production and computer areas since 1970. Formerly general manager of Career Research Corporation and FilmWorks, an audio visual company, Wells holds a degree in Political Science and has written numerous instructional and training manuals as well as more than 75 documentary and educational video programs. He has trained teachers and administrators in school districts and colleges across the country. In addition to technical writing, he has also published a novel based on his early career as a CIA officer. Now retired, Wells most recently worked as Student Media Center Director at Salt Lake Community College.