How to Plan Your Whole Home or Multi-room Music System The following checklist will help you assess needs and determine the best way to plan your whole house or multi-room audio system. How Many Rooms (or Zones) in the System? The first thing you should consider is how many rooms or zones to include in the whole home system. Wiring for Whole House Distributed Audio | Audiogurus This is a whole house distributed audio wiring diagram showing amplification that is run through passive volume controls before continuing on to the speakers. This system allows you to adjust the volume right in the room you are in, plus an integrated IR receiver will let you control your source devices if needed.