Atlas Controls Ltd
Old House, The Ridings
Oxford, OX3 8TB

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August 8, 2018

Affordable control of heating, lighting and entry to increase the energy efficiency and simplify maintenance of this commercial building.

Client Brief

Due to rising energy costs and changing regulations, Northmoor Village Hall was in need of a renovation. The aim of the...

August 2, 2018

Providing high spec flats with complete control, lowering running costs and improving comfort.

Project Scope

  • Thermal modelling

  • Mechanical and electrical design

  • Heating

  • Lighting

  • Ventilation

  • Hot water

  • Entry

  • Maintenance and management


July 17, 2018

Smart homes are not all about energy efficiency - they are also about being comfortable and having fun!

Here are the top 6 reasons why we think you should choose a smart home:

1. Comfort

One of the best parts about owning a smart home is that you can set it up to be absol...

July 2, 2018

Retirement means a chance to relax and focus on your well being.  

Atlas Controls installed a comprehensive smart home system into this suburban Oxford home including access, heating and lighting.

Client brief

The owners of this 3-bedroom maisonette were keen to improve t...

June 22, 2018

Managing overheating in low energy buildings

Having enjoyed a recent hot spell, I thought it would be appropriate to look at overheating in low energy buildings.

There are two main factors which cause overheating in modern buildings. The first is global warming. This is...

May 31, 2018

Environmental living made possible by integrated intelligence

The aim of the project was transform this 5 bedroom 1950s house in Gloucestershire into an eco family home. The client wanted to simplify life and reduce energy bills by bringing the house to near PassivHaus...

May 31, 2018

In this blog, I consider the pros and cons of heat pumps: where they work well and where they are best avoided. I won't be going into a lot of detail about what a heat pump is other than to say it is a device that moves heat from one location to another by using a smal...

February 1, 2018

There are a lot of heating options for a new build house. Deciding on the best option is not necessarily straightforward and needs to be done with consideration with the proposed ventilation and hot water systems.

To help and categorise the options I will split heating...

February 1, 2018

Domestic Hot Water supply for low energy homes

In the last 10 years, there has been a major change to how buildings have been built, which has seen a substantial reduction in the amount of energy required for space heating. While the energy required to heat Domestic Hot...

February 1, 2018

Keeping your home healthy

Ventilation is extremely important as without adequate ventilation the building would be uninhabitable, high levels of CO2 would cause occupants to be lethargic and get headaches, while high humidity levels would cause damp leading to mould and...

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