Futurology: the new home in 2050

Homes of the future will increasingly tap into neighbourhood energy systems, feature flexible layouts and use improved technology to make automatic decisions about heating, security and even postal deliveries, according to a new report. The


Healthy, Happy Homes

Health and wellbeing is a hot topic, it’s affected by everything from lifestyle to the air we breathe and even noise levels in our environment. Recent research has highlighted the crucial importance of good indoor


A rational approach to alarms

Timely notification about any events concerning a building services infrastructure is vital. However, Steve Browning at Trend Control Systems, explains why the generation of too many individual alarms is deterring end users from configuring a


Air traffic control

Indoor air quality has a major influence on the health, comfort and wellbeing of a building’s occupants. Graeme Rees, marketing director at Trend Control Systems, explains how a Building Energy Management System (BEMS) can optimise

Be afraid, be very afraid

Be afraid, be very afraid

In ode to Halloween, Ellina Webb looks into the real threats that should be giving you the heebie-jeebies. Did you know, according to a 2017 survey by Chapman University in America, global warming and climate change