Technology

Solar Diagram

Innovation House Solar Diagram

Skylights

Skylights can make a major contribution to energy efficiency and comfort, and can be installed in both existing and new homes. They are an excellent source of natural light: they can admit more than three times as much light as a vertical window of the same size, distributing it evenly, saving energy and improving your visual comfort levels.  Download the Fact Sheet…

Home Automation

In the home, appliances and equipment can be controlled automatically and remotely. Automated controls can turn equipment on or off, or adjust operating settings at predetermined times; they can be triggered on site or remotely; they can adjust equipment operation in response to changes, such as temperature, in the home environment. Homes using these techniques, which may also integrate broadband communications, are sometimes called smart homes or smart houses.  Download the Fact Sheet…

Smart meters, displays and appliances

The electricity system is changing. Many of us have heard the terms ‘smart grid’, ‘smart meter’ and ‘smart appliance’ but may not know what they mean or how they could affect us.  Download the Fact Sheet…