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Case study: Reducing costs for rental accommodation

Topic: Building behaviour, eco controls, case study

Providing high spec flats with complete control, lowering running costs and improving comfort.

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Case study: Reducing costs for rental accommodation

Overheating in homes: keep your home cool

Managing overheating in low energy homes.

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Overheating in homes: keep your home cool

Heat pumps for heating - pros and cons

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Heat pumps for heating - pros and cons

What are the hot water options for eco houses?

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What are the hot water options for eco houses?

A guide to keeping comfortable in your low-energy home

Low energy homes and thermal performance

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A guide to keeping comfortable in your low-energy home

Ventilation options for a low energy home: a clear explanation

How ventilation can keep your home healthy

Ventilation is extremely important as without adequate ventilation the building would be uninhabitable, high levels of CO2 would cause occupants to be lethargic and get headaches, while high humidity levels would cause damp leading to mould and potentially damage to...

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Ventilation options for a low energy home: a clear explanation

Everything you need to know about the Atamate user interface

Topic: Interface, Haze, instant control, UI, light switch

User Interface or UI is the space where interaction between humans and the buildings occurs. This is particularly challenging in a building control system due to the variety of interactions that are needed, ranging from turning on a light to configuring a ventilation system.

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Everything you need to know about the Atamate user interface

What is SAP? Energy modelling explained

Topic: presets

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What is SAP? Energy modelling explained

Smart home audio systems explained

Topic: Haze, audio, Controlled services, Chromecast, sonos

Whole house audio has become easy. The cornerstone of modern audio system is the DAC (digital analogue converter). The DAC will convert an audio stream from a computer (such as a Spotify account) into an audio output. As well as the DAC an audio system needs speakers and an amplifier. These three components may be...

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Smart home audio systems explained

New build home? Here are your heating options

 

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New build home? Here are your heating options