Course Description

Gain a basic understanding of consumer available smart home technologies, including their benefits, applications, components, installation and use considerations.

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This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B- (70%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the evolution of consumer smart home technologies
  • Relate smart technologies to high performance building
  • Describe basic smart home system components
  • Outline considerations for builders and trades to utilize smart home technologies
  • Describe necessary homeowner considerations when utilizing smart home technologies


CNST 015 is strongly recommended.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Introduction to Smart Home Technologies
Online Asynchronous
Jul 11, 2022 to Jul 24, 2022
Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 7:00PM
Jul 14, 2022 to Jul 21, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $195.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 15, 2021 to Jul 14, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 15, 2021 to Jul 14, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 15, 2022 to Jul 20, 2022
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

Strongly recommended course CNST 015.


Participants will complete 6 hours of online, independent study supplemented with 2 hours of live virtual learning sessions with the instructor and other students. These virtual sessions are mandatory and will be delivered using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L and are very interactive. Zoom sessions will be held on Thursdays July 11 and July 24, from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

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