After a successful and satisfying conclusion to a ‘Smart 2nd Home’ implementation in a small coastal town on the west coast of France, we were flattered to receive a referral, from a friend of the owner. The Smart Home business involves some highly technical solutions, and as such, it’s of crucial importance to possess expert understanding of equipment, their specifications, capabilities and performance characteristics. But this is not enough to guarantee success at
Few things are as predictable in life than: On the first remotely sunny & warm day of the year here in the UK, the media bombards us with ads for barbecues & pizza ovens. You have a great idea to write a blog item about your own pizza oven ‘journey’, but before you can even finish it, the heavens opens and we are back to ‘normal’ British weather again! So as we look back with
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