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Atamate shows where SAP gets smart controls wrong

Topic: ventilation, Building behaviour, smart home, UK building regulations, eco controls, Energy, Coolinf, Cooling

Kat Kelly recently showed that rented flats using variable ventilation and direct electrical heating under Atamate smart control delivered better energy efficiency than predicted for heat pump-based systems. We argue that the data shows that automation has been under-valued in planned reforms to the UK building...

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Atamate shows where SAP gets smart controls wrong

Future Homes 2: The Role of Smart Building Controls

Topic: ventilation, VOC, smart home, UK building regulations, eco controls

The UK government has published a consultation document for its Future Homes policy, which is intended to update the building regulations covering energy efficiency (Part L) and ventilation (Part F) by 2025. Atamate welcomes the aim to cut the energy needs of British housing stock and particularly the preferred...

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Future Homes 2: The Role of Smart Building Controls

Smart control of Airbnb properties

Topic: entry, eco controls, landlord

If you're thinking of going into the Airbnb business, building control can help you in four areas:

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Smart control of Airbnb properties

How much will a smart meter reduce my home energy bill?

Topic: smart home, heating, eco controls

What are the pros and cons?

A smart meter will save you the cost of 3½ days of electricity per year. To put it another way, the average home in the UK has an annual energy bill of £1,300, so having a smart meter will save that home £11 per year.

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How much will a smart meter reduce my home energy bill?

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

Case study: Eco refurbishment

Topic: eco controls, case study

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Case study: Eco refurbishment

Eco residential homes: are all modern homes low energy buildings?

Topic: ventilation, heating, eco controls

They should be!  It is the 21st Century after all.  With all the talk about the environment and sustainability and meeting targets to save the Earth, building homes that are conducive to reducing our carbon footprint is the very least we can do.  Not to mention saving those vital pennies.

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Eco residential homes: are all modern homes low energy buildings?