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  • January 20, 2016
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Meet and greet at 11am
  • Training at 11:30am
  • Lunch at Noon

Note: The bill to restructure Maryland state electrical licensing is being reintroduced – updates will be given. 

Guest Speaker – Jerry D. Stuckle, President of SmarTech Homes will give a presentation on Wiring Requirements to Support Electronic Systems

Supporting the multitude of technologies found in today’s connected homes requires planning, specialized installation, and a solid infrastructure in place.  Attendees will discuss the trends and future technologies and their impact on today’s homes, as well as be made aware  of the basic infrastructure requirements needed to support these technologies so that they perform at maximum capacity.  Participants will be able to define the components of a structured wiring system and list the benefits that correctly installed systems offer to their clients’ technology needs.  Attendees will also engage in discussion related to partnering with a trained electronics professional in the planning and installation of these complex systems.

Learning objectives:

  • Outline today’s consumer technology needs and expectations
  • Define the technology offerings that can be incorporated in the home
  • Identify the main components of a structured wiring system and the unique characteristics of:
    • Head end equipment
    • Cables:
      • Types of wire needed to support the technology
      • Digital conversion and its impact on home networks and cable and bandwidth requirements
      • Wired and wireless technology
    • Convenience outlets
  • Recognize the importance of proper design and documentation
  • Recognize the essential timeline for engaging an electronic systems professional in the design and build process


9730 Patuxent Woods Dr Suite 600, Columbia, Maryland, 21046, United States