It’s been nearly a month now since Michael Gove announced his ‘wood-natured ’ government ban on the worst polluting wood burning stoves. Perhaps the most controversial aspect of the announcement was that no one seemed to get particularly ‘fired up’ about it. Maybe the stove owning types are not the sort to march on mass to Downing Street, brandishing lipstick scrawled placards demanding ‘Ban Gove, Not Stoves!‘. I was waiting for the #stovementum
ACC HAUS have teamed up with leading UK Far Infrared heating panel provider Herschel Infrared to publish an example, fully costed plan to retro fit a one-bedroom apartment with fully automated / remote controllable FIR solution. Introducing…. our apartment to be ‘smarted’ Our sample apartment is based on a real plan for a real project we worked on last year, and one we think is a great representation of a typical one-bed flat.
Same brand equipment avoids same old problems Earlier this month we kicked off our campaign for ‘Smart Networking’ in the Smart Home, a subject extremely close to our hearts, thanks to our vast experience working in the Enterprise IT sector. In our introductory post, “Why Smart Homes Need Smart Networks”, we made the point that generally Smart Home ‘core habitation services’ such as, lighting & heating and sensing, have always been simple
There is a myth out there that claims that the more technology your ram into your home, then the more problems you should expect to face. This is one myth that must be busted. An increased technical burden is absolutely not an acceptable side effect of owning a Smart Home and in actual fact, a well designed Smart Home should completely mask out its inner workings from the home owner. This includes network devices
ACC HAUS’s Jeff Rhys-Jones introduces a series of blogs that explain why Smart Homes need smart networks too. Over the next few weeks he will cover six typical home networking challenges, reveal Enterprise IT tricks of the trade that can be applied in Smart Home environments, and finish off with a grand reveal of a specially ‘distilled’ and highly affordable Smart Home, smart networking solution. A Brief History Of The Smart Home Our first Smart