IEC GUIDE 110:2014 provides background information to technical committees when dealing with safety requirements for products intended to be integrated in a home control system. It includes information on functional safety as well as conventional safety aspects relevant to home control systems. This Guide deals with home control systems providing control communication for equipment used within homes. This includes the control of equipment for cooling, heating, lighting, audio/video, telecommunications, security, etc., in fact, any equipment controlled by the home control system. It also includes residential gateways between the internal home control system network and external wide-area networks such as the internet. The main changes with respect to the previous edition are as follows:
- addition of several new electrical safety aspects;
- inclusion of cyber security;
- consistent use of the term equipment to replace terms such as device, system, product, etc..