Today, we hear a lot about smart homes or home networking. What most people don’t know is that these terms can cover several types of communication.
Home automation can range from a simple wireless plug that allows you to remotely control your appliances to a modification in the electrical wiring of your entire home.
The 2 methods have advantages and disadvantages.
Home Automation – Wireless Version
The wireless plug method is easy to configure and does not require modifying the electrical wiring. You do not need to dig trenches in your walls and floors. However, this method does not allow you to implement complex life scenarios, it is not always reliable and it is neither scalable nor durable.
Home Automation – Electrical Wiring Version
Modifying the electrical wiring takes longer and requires digging trenches. Nevertheless, this method is more reliable, durable and resistant. In addition, it allows you to create all sorts of life scenarios, of home automation that takes into account all the equipment in your house (audio, lighting, heating, pool...).
At Pro-Domotic we prefer to install complete home automation systems, requiring modification of the electrical wiring, and we only use wireless systems in specific cases related to the topology of the building (e.g. a switch on a window for design reasons).
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