Prepared by ABB and released on September 9, 2022, this report presents an encompassing outlook on avenues to enhance residential intelligence. Encompassing considerations of home comfort, energy management, safety, and remote resident control, the report highlights ABB solutions for smart homes, showcasing compatibility with components from various manufacturers. Featured solutions include ABB-free@home for renovations and residential buildings, ABB i-bus® KNX for new constructions and extensibility, and ABB-Welcome for front door communication. The central insight gleaned emphasizes the prudent approach of collaborating with architects and electricians prior to commencing home construction or renovation to optimize electrical equipment requirements and reduce installation costs.

Keywords: Connected Home, Construction/New Buildings, Control & Monitoring Equipment/Sensors, Energy Efficiency/Management, Lighting Systems/Controls, Smart Home

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