The striking Edge Suedkreuz office development in Berlin required a space-defying chilled beam system design that met the building’s exacting ventilation, cooling and heating demands. Andy Pearson reports
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Life enhancing: improving IAQ with smart systems
Exposure to indoor particulate pollution can significantly affect health over a lifetime. Research by Dr Elizabeth Cooper and Dr Yan Wang suggests that the smart integration of automated windows and home air purifiers could improve average life expectancy by six months
Oxford’s balancing act: city smart grid with ground source heat pumps
Oxford is building an intelligent local grid that will allow buildings’ heat pumps to be connected to a smart grid that is able to charge hundreds of electric vehicles, thanks to a large-scale battery technology. Andy Pearson reports
Are smart home technologies too clever for the industry?
Dan Cash summarises – and responds to – key questions raised in July’s article on smart home technologies