Q: What is "structured" or advanced wiring?

A: The combined growth of personal home computers, consumer electronics, entertainment systems, and home security products-not to mention the dynamic evolution of the technology behind them—has prompted builders to offer wiring schemes that enable whole-house communications, data and audio-visual sharing, and other features. Typically consisting of Category 5 (or "Cat-5") wiring and coaxial cable, structured or advanced wiring schemes allow homeowners to customize their use of technology to meet their lifestyle needs