21 February 2011
Smart Home Technology Award – NHBRS 2011
Birmingham-based Install Automation Ltd has announced today that it and its Open AV – Enado product has been the recipient of yet another award in the Smart HomeTechnology category of the National Home Building and Renovating Magazine Awards 2011.
The Birmingham company, which now employs eleven people in its head office in Pope Street in the Jewellery Quarter and regional office in Knutsford, achieved the award for Open AV – Enado, an advanced energy and automation control solution that connects, controls and monitors the functions, systems and entertainment in residential and commercial buildings through simple web enabled devices such as smartphones, tablets and personal computers.
Adam Kent, Managing Director of Install Automation Ltd said: “We are again absolutely delighted to be given this award, Open AV – soon being rebranded as Enado is exceeding everyones expectations for home automation and this award is recognition of the hard work carried out over the last three years. Again it raises awareness and encourages us to press ahead with further development. The assistance we have received locally through Business Link, Advantage West Midlands and Investbx and Birmingham City Council to reach this milestone, epitomises the innovative approach of Birmingham towards assisting small business growth.”
OpenAV – Enado provides whole house integration with control and real time monitoring of energy usage through connection to any type of smart meter or energy sensor, amalgamating information from electricity, water, gas and other utilities into one screen. The real-time energy readouts and load controls of OpenAV-Enado are clear and informative, enabling homeowners to see how much energy their home is consuming and the effect of switching off energy-consuming devices.
Open AV – Enado also facilitates control and power-saving of house functions, such as room temperature, whole-house lighting, door entry, security and all audio-video sources. These can be accessed and controlled and managed via most smartphones, tablets, pc’s or over the Internet from any web enabled device and location.
Open AV – Enado is now actively recruiting major partners from the Energy, Audio and Visual, HVAC, and home appliance industries.