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What's It Like To Live With Home Automation?

What's It Like To Live With Home Automation?

You may be wondering how home automation can help with every day life. Our guide to living in an automated home will have you wondering how you ever manages without it!

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Posted by Nick | Aug 21, 2016


The Changing Face of Energy Efficiency

The Changing Face of Energy Efficiency

It has long been in the consciousness of all smart home installers that Home Automation should be 0% VAT rated, and the knock on effect that would have to the market. Finally after years of campaigning, HMRC have published Notice 708: Buildings and Construction – August 2014. For the first time intelligent lighting control has been recognised as "ordinarily incorporated in a building”.

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Posted by Nick | Sep 10, 2014


Spice of Life

Spice of Life

BROKEN LINK Take a look at this month’s issue of Issue of Electrical Contracting News (ECN);

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Posted by Nick | Aug 01, 2014


Celebrating 10 Years!

Celebrating 10 Years!

This year Design Innovation celebrates 10 years of trading. Owner Nick Gale isn’t quite sure where the last 10 years have gone!

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Posted by Nick | Jul 25, 2014


Congratulations on Award Winning Development

Congratulations on Award Winning Development

We would like to congratulate Octagon Developments on their recent success in the Evening Standard New Homes Awards 2014. Design Innovation worked with Octagon Developments as their System Integrator on Victorian-Italianate trophy mansion, 48 Totteridge Common, which has now scooped the prize for Best Luxury Home – Small Housebuilder

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Posted by Nick | Jun 17, 2014


Mark Warburton Joins Design Innovation as Operations Director

Mark Warburton Joins Design Innovation as Operations Director

Home automation specialists Design Innovation expands its team once again to welcome Mark Warburton as their new Operations Director.

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Posted by Nick | May 09, 2014


A research study confirms: KNX is the most commonly used bus technology.

A research study confirms: KNX is the most commonly used bus technology.

The KNX Association in Brussels released the following information 25th of April 2014: Largest increase in number of KNX members and biggest sale of ETS licenses since foundation of the association

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Posted by Nick | May 01, 2014


Design Innovation back on Board!

Design Innovation back on Board!

Design Innovation are pleased to announce they are back on the KNX UK Association Board.

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Posted by Nick | Apr 10, 2014


Home Automation History

Home Automation History

Looking back on a few important (and some funny) dates in home automation history. The evolution of the Smart Home we know today.

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Posted by Nick | Oct 14, 2013


Learn more about Intelligent Building Technology with our free RIBA CPD presentation

Learn more about Intelligent Building Technology with our free RIBA CPD presentation

We are pleased to announce you can now learn more about Intelligent Building Technologies with Design Innovation.

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Posted by Nick | Oct 11, 2013