The flexible space inside the new building - called i-House
- will allow for more meetings, conferences and events to be staged by the NHS Institute inhouse rather than using alternative venues.
officially introduced its i-house
(or ihome) which is perhaps the most affordable option for a low-carbon lifestyle at the moment.
Combining the principles and technologies for both sustainable and assisted living in an existing home for the first time in the UK, the i-House
includes specialist insulation and ventilation, automated lighting and heating to maximise energy efficiency.
The United Kingdom's first i-House
is to remain open for an extra three months - in direct response to demand from industry and the public sector.
Axis Communications, with headquarters in Sweden, and the Brazilian company I-House
have launched a wireless camera monitoring system.
Mr Pearson will hear about successful projects including Birmingham and Warwick Universities' research into hydrogen as a fuel source and the i-house
created by Medilink with support from AWM to explore the range of products and systems that can support assisted living in the home.
The clever i-House
, which is the first of its kind in Britain, is aimed at helping elderly and disabled homeowners maximise energy efficiency and easily navigate around their homes.
A Victorian terraced property has been transformed into a modern marvel and dubbed the i-House
because it's intelligent enough to turn lights on, adjust the heating and even turn the taps off all by itself (courtesy of its computer brain).