Smart family living
Combining busy working lives and three children leaves little time for much else, which is why this family turned to Atlas Controls to make running their home simpler. The house is on the edge of Oxford and as well as having six bedrooms and an annex with an additional two bedrooms it has a swimming pool and extensive gardens. The family wanted an efficient home that was safe and enjoyable to live in. The technology needed to be discreet: no wires, no clutter and no mass of remote controls.
Atamate installed a full home automation system into this family home and office annex. It included lighting, heating, ventilation, access for gates, swimming pool and garden sprinklers. Integration of audio, security and solar thermal was also included in this Atamate system.
Mechanical and electrical design
Zone control of heating
Preset lighting scenes
CCTV and intercom integration
Whole house audio
Automated watering of mature gardens
Smart control of pool heating, pump and sterilisation
Installation date 2012
Total cost not disclosed
As Atamate is a fully integrated smart home system, it was ideal match for a project with these extensive automation requirements. For these clients, ensuring that any interaction with the Atamate system was minimal and simple was very important. Control of outdoor spaces has also been of great benefit, keeping the garden watered and the swimming pool clean and warm.
Using simple presets Atamate automates the background tasks saving time and effort and has ensured the client’s ongoing satisfaction with the system and Atlas Controls.