SPECIFIC researcher Suzanne Thomas is working on integrating perovskite solar cells, which are cheap and easy to process, with the Internet of Things (IoT) for… Read More »Perovskite Solar Cells and the Internet of Things
News & Blogs
In this blog Data Systems Technician, Luke Ardolino, looks at the Active Office energy data at a high level to see what changes have made to our energy usage profile.
We have recently completed a collaborative project with Safehouse Technology – whose smart sensors not only keep loved ones safe, but can also be used… Read More »Cost Effective, Smart Monitoring of Residential & Industrial Properties
We are thrilled to announce that the Active Office has been ‘highly commended’ in its category, ‘Climate Resilience Project of the Year,’ at the British… Read More »Highly Commended at the British Construction Industry Awards
A new project involving Swansea University researchers and Tata Steel will investigate the potential for recovering waste heat from industry so it can be re-used.… Read More »Warmth not waste: new research will look at re-using waste heat from industry
FLEXISApp has just announced funding for MESH (Mobile Energy Storage as Heat), a partnership project between FLEXISApp, SPECIFIC and Tata Steel UK. MESH is a… Read More »Collaborative Thermal Energy Storage Research Project Towards Achieving Net Zero
Sharon Bishop, SPECIFIC’s communications manager and heating novice, calls for a joined-up collaborative approach. Many years ago, I sat next to a member of one… Read More »Keeping warm without gas needs technical solutions and more…
The ‘Active Buildings Toolkit’ has been developed by Design Manager, Joanna Clarke, to share the principles and learnings from the Active Buildings, with the aim of encouraging others to adopt or improve on them and to support wider uptake of low carbon building design.
We’re throwing a spotlight on one of the toughest challenges society faces in reducing carbon emissions. Heating with fossil fuels accounts for about a quarter… Read More »Heat Week is here! What’s it all about?