Homes fit for the future – accelerating the deep retrofit market
If the UK is to meet its climate change goals we have to radically reduce our domestic energy use. But most homes of the future have already been built. A programme to accelerate the market in the deep retrofitting of homes might be answer.
Blog – SynchroniCity: Scaling City Services Globally
‘Smart’ used to be all about the technology – but it's really about the cities, and its citizens – the tech is simply just another important tool to help us attain a greater quality of life.
Blog – International Standards on Smart Cities
How can three different standards organisations coordinate to provide consistent standards that would help cities learn from each other and ensure an effective marketplace for smart city products and services?
Digital Winchester – Raising the Standard for Smart Cities
When Winchester city decided to make the transition and become a smart city, their application of the PAS 184 standard ‘Delivering Successful Smart City Projects’ meant delivery of the project was seamless.
Open Data Isn't Just About Informing Citizens, It's About Understanding Accountability
The next step to improving planning with data won’t focus on bus timetables, flood risks, or land use but on people, decisions, and power and accountability. People want to understand not just the figures, but who decided them and why.