- Design Considerations
- Location Considerations when Designing a Security or Fire Alarm System
- Physical Devices
- Configuration and Settings
- Device Connectivity
- In-house Services
- External Services
- Industry Standards for Home Security and Surveillance Systems
- Installation Plans
- Maintenance Plans and Procedures
- Exam Prep Questions
- Need to Know More?
Need to Know More?
Cumming, Neil. Security: A Guide to Security System Design and Equipment Selection and Installation, Second Edition. St. Louis: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1994. (This book includes additional information on selecting the best components and installing home security systems.)
Traister, John E. and Terry Kennedy. Low Voltage Wiring: Security/Fire Alarm Systems, Third Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill Professional, 2001. (This book describes the basic principles involved in planning the low-voltage wiring layout for a home security system.)
Trimmer, William H. Understanding and Servicing Alarm Systems, Third Edition. St. Louis: Butterworth-Heinemann, 1999. (This book is written for the installer. It will help those employed in the home security industry gain additional knowledge relating to various types of security systems.)