Matt Brazier discusses Flagship’s Pilot Programme and how it highlighted Switchee as a smart solution that could transform asset management in social housing.
Following on from the success of a technology trial at 10 Flagship properties earlier this year, Phase 2 of the project benefitting hundreds of customers has launched this week (Tuesday 5 December). The second phase aims to reduce fuel poverty and rent arrears, prevent damp and mould, increase digital usage and improve boiler maintenance at […]
A project to reduce fuel poverty and rent arrears for housing association residents is to be rolled out after a successful trial. Flagship Housing Group is working with smart technology firm Switchee to provide smart thermostats to 493 properties across 11 towns in Norfolk and Suffolk. A pilot project on 10 properties found the scheme […]
Find out how former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, used data from air quality sensors to transform the city’s air quality.
Following Centrica’s announcement to raise electricity prices by 12.5%, it is more pressing than ever to find a solution that cuts resident energy bills and combats fuel poverty. Centrica’s price hike means British Gas are the last of the big six suppliers to raise their tariffs. The move will affect 3.1m customers in the UK. […]
Wayra UK was honoured to play a key role in a prestigious tech event in Warsaw that was joined by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Warsaw-London Bridge, organised jointly by The Heart – the leading Polish tech accelerator – and the British Embassy, showcased the energy, creativity and future potential in UK-Polish business links. At […]
We’re all aware that the world is becoming more connected. Now most of us have a smartphone in our pocket, the Internet of Things (IoT) seems set to increasingly be part of the future picture. But if everything is connected, how do you manage it all? DevicePilot helps companies take control of their connected devices. […]
Switchee intern, Jack Shukman, discusses life at a start-up and it’s similarities and differences to the corporate working environment.
A new generation of tech companies based in Oldham will seek to tackle the high costs often faced by people living in poverty. Wayra Fair By Design, a major acceleration programme, will support up to seven start-ups a year which aim to tackle the poverty premium – where people in poverty pay more for many […]