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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


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


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


Live with Smart Home Automation – Part 2

Live with Smart Home Automation – Part 2

Part 2 of Living with Smart Home Automation – Q&A: The Lady of the Manor Skeptic Victoria gives us her reaction. BROKEN LINK ON THIS PAGE

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Posted by Nick | Oct 01, 2013


Live with Smart Home Automation – Part 1

Live with Smart Home Automation – Part 1

Great article on Living with Smart Home Automation – Part 1:The Man of the House Watch out for Part 2 tomorrow!

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Posted by Nick | Sep 30, 2013


Design Innovation at 100% Design

Design Innovation at 100% Design

This week you can find us at the UKs biggest design exhibition, 100% Design, in Earls Court, London.

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Posted by Nick | Sep 18, 2013


Technology being considered too late in the design process

Technology being considered too late in the design process

Check out page 35 of the latest issue of Installation Magazine where they discuss the merits of a more integrated approach to the design process

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Posted by Nick | Sep 13, 2013


Great News! We’re pleased to announce we are now official members of CEDIA!

Great News! We’re pleased to announce we are now official members of CEDIA!

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Posted by Nick | Sep 11, 2013