Browse through our FAQ section to find answers to the most common questions!

Z-Wave: The basics

  • What is Z-Wave?
  • What Makes Z-Wave different from the other Smart Home Platforms on the market?
  • What are the benefits to using Z-Wave?
  • How does Z-Wave work?
  • How do I know which Smart Home devices work together?
  • What does being Z-Wave Certified mean?
  • How many Z-Wave devices can I control?
  • What is the difference between Z-Wave™ and Z-Wave Plus™?
  • How many Z-Wave devices can I control?
  • What is Z-Wave's range?
  • Can I add smart home tech to my existing house without having to tear down walls and add new wiring?
  • How is Z-Wave powered?
  • How much does it cost to get started with a Z-Wave smart home?

Z-Wave: Products

  • What Z-Wave smart home products are available?
  • How do I know which products are right for me?
  • Smart Hubs
  • Smart Lighting
  • Smart Locks
  • Smart Thermostats
  • Smart Plugs/Outlets
  • What is the difference between a “hub,” “gateway” and “controller”?

Z-Wave: Technical Details

  • Will Z-Wave interfere with my Wi-Fi?
  • Will Z-Wave work in a large house?
  • Can I use Z-Wave products in my apartment?
  • What does the term “remote access” mean?
  • Do I need to get a new router?
  • I heard a Z-Wave smart home works with one app, what does that mean?
  • Which Smart Home Systems Use Products with Z-Wave Inside?
  • Is Z-Wave secure?

Z-Wave: Developers and Manufacturers

  • How can I become a Z-Wave distributor?
  • How can I develop Z-Wave products?