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Home automation and achieving energy efficiency

Home automation and achieving energy efficiency

With the increased use of automation controls, Sam Edwards writes on the Phys.org website about how home automation can play a role in improving energy efficiency.   Smart buildings: energy efficiency at what price? Automating heating and other environmental controls can bring huge savings to commercial buildings. To what extent is it possible to achieve … Continue reading

New report by BPIE assesses readiness of EU countries in their transition to smart buildings

New report by BPIE assesses readiness of EU countries in their transition to smart buildings

Europe is gripped in the trend towards improving our buildings and infrastructure through “smart” techniques. The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) has recently published a report assessing how prepared EU member states are for this transition.   European countries are missing smart buildings opportunities Analysis by the on the readiness of EU countries to transition … Continue reading