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Atamate teaches smart buildings to be smarter

Topic: smart home, Machine learning

Yongchao Huang's recent paper describes Atamate's latest progress in machine learning for the smart home. A set of calculations allows a smart building to quantify the influences of various ambient conditions on the temperature of a room and use them to control a radiator.

 

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Atamate teaches smart buildings to be smarter

Atamate shows where SAP gets smart controls wrong

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

Bluetooth 1: How Bluetooth Can Turn a House into a Smart Home

Topic: smart home, bluetooth

The introduction of Bluetooth in new and existing homes is on the rise. In fact, ABI Research believes there’ll be 1.15bn annual shipments of Bluetooth smart home devices by 2023.

This post is part of our series on making a building smart with Bluetooth technology:

Bluetooth 2: Bluetooth Mesh Connects Atamate's...

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Bluetooth 1: How Bluetooth Can Turn a House into a Smart Home

Case study: Retire in comfort

Topic: smart home, case study

Peaceful retirement

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Case study: Retire in comfort

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?

Wired or wireless - which system is right for your smart home?

Topic: smart home

The internet is the backbone of everyday life, we use it not only to keep in touch with family and friends, but to watch movies, shop and run our finances. There are however many questions still being asked about how we manage all this data, and how we can best distribute the signals through each room in our homes....

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Wired or wireless - which system is right for your smart home?

Cars and smart homes: how technology improves comfort and efficiency

Topic: smart home

Smart home technology and home automation is terminology that has been around for years and generally conjures up the image of luxury properties with expensive lighting designs, multi-room audio and tablets to control everything. When I joined Atamate, that was the supposition of what our offering was by most of my...

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Cars and smart homes: how technology improves comfort and efficiency