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Benefits of a smart building 2: Energy efficiency

Benefits of a smart building 2: Energy efficiency

A smart building's primary task is to maintain the indoor environment to be comfortable for the people in it. Atamate's smart building technology is flexible enough to operate any type of building service and to choose the combination of services that make the building comfortable as energy efficiently as possible. The components communicate using wireless technology, which makes it straightforward to retrofit to an existing building.

Using atBOS data for standards and certifications

Using atBOS data for standards and certifications

The atBOS sensor network comprehensively monitors a building’s indoor environment and energy use. The data facilitates building management and can also be used in various independently assessed certifications relevant to its environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) rating. This article introduces the main residential and non-residential certifications used in Britain.

How atBOS cuts capital and operational expenditure

How atBOS cuts capital and operational expenditure

Today’s market offers a wide range of building management and automation systems with overlapping functionalities. We designed the Atamate building operating system (atBOS) as a flexible platform that can be designed into any development. This article describes how that flexibility reduces capital and operational costs.

Measuring domestic net zero

Measuring domestic net zero

Cutting domestic carbon emissions is essential to achieving net-zero by 2050. Current policy is to renovate existing buildings to energy performance certificate (EPC) band C. However, that does not measure carbon emissions so every building could achieve band C and still leave the sector far short of net-zero. Here’s why.

Electrification of Heat project 1: opportunities and limitations

Electrification of Heat project 1: opportunities and limitations

Heat pumps are a possible way to close the gap between low-cost, high-carbon gas power and high-cost, low-carbon electricity in heating the British domestic sector. Energy Systems Catapult’s recent project tested the feasibility of installing them across the many home types and ages that comprise the British housing stock.