Atamate Building Intelligence - Blog | ventilation
Keeping schools heated this winter
Topic: ventilation, heating, Efficiency, Energy, Zonal control, Gas, School, Temperature, Thermal comfort, Classroom, Air quality, IAQ, Carbon dioxide
Case study - McCarthy Stone mechanical services strategy consultancy
McCarthy Stone is the UK’s leading developer and manager of retirement communities.Read More
Atamate against overheating 2: energy-efficient mitigation
Topic: ventilation, UK building regulations, Aircon, Cooling, Automation, Part O, Overheating, Shading
The Atamate building operating system (atBOS) can control a building’s services to mitigate overheating. As required by Part O of the UK building regulations, it can prioritise passive cooling by opening windows and dynamic shading but if necessary, it can operate mechanical ventilation and cooling as efficiently as...Read More
Case study - small housing development
The top 5 reasons for facilities managers to consider air quality.
Air quality is impacted by carbon dioxide, volatile organic compounds, nitrogen oxides and humidity. Good air quality management has many benefits:Read More
Atamate shows where SAP gets smart controls wrong.
Our Senior Data Scientist, Dr 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...Read More
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...Read More
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.Read More