Residential Structured Wiring Systems
What is structured wiring? Residential Structured Wiring is the
In July of 2000, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) changed the minimum requirements for telephone wiring in new construction. Wiring cables are classified by categories according to use and capacity as determined by the Electric Industries Association (EIA) and the Telecommunication Industry Association (TIA). These associations have also developed standards for cabling. Category 3 wire was chosen by FCC as the minimum standard.
However, many consumers have stronger networking needs. They may want to transfer more data faster, interconnect computer system components, remotely control home security or HVAC systems, or perhaps increase their video entertainment capabilities.