22 Jul '16, 11am

Featured today at Farnell!

Featured today at Farnell!

I started to become interested in energy efficiency around 2007. Professor David MacKay, who wrote extensively about sustainability and served as the Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, invited me to lead a workshop about smart heating. We came to the conclusion that a lot of the waste in domestic heating could be eliminated with some relatively simple steps. According to OpenTRV estimates, over half of the energy people use to heat their houses is wasted. Many homeowners are quite reluctant to spend a lot of time programming their heating systems, either because it’s too time consuming or because they’re afraid they might break something. There are also measures that are routinely applied in commercial buildings that could easily be carried over into the domestic space. After becoming frustrated with the slow progress of working wit...

Full article: http://uk.farnell.com/opentrv-interview

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