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YLE News: Merihaka mySMARTLife project

YLE News coverage about mySMARTLife project In Merihaka, Helsinki. Salusfin solution with smart thermostats was installed to enable dynamic heating controls, energy savings and added living comfort.

Residents can adjust temperatures according to their daily or weekly schedules, e. g. drop temperature during night time or vacation.

The installations enable the local utility company Helen, also partner in mySMARTLife, to start the heat demand response pilot in Merihaka.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 731297.

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Renovation leap

Salusfin is part of Renovation leap consortium.

Renovation leap is a research program that activates ambitious apartment renovations. Quality criteria are defined in target buildings and how new technical solutions and sourcing processes can enhance the renovations and help meet the objectives. Pilot buildings are in Helsinki and Lahti. Consortium has several members, VTT, group of renovation companies and it is funded by Helsinki-Uusimaa regional council , City of Helsinki, Smart &Clean foundation and ARA.

Improved living comfort with smart heating control in Merihaka (Helsinki)

In Merihaka, Helsinki, a housing association decided to install smart heating controls to all apartments. Smart thermostats enable dynamic heating controls, energy savings and added living comfort. Residents can adjust temperatures according to their daily or weekly schedules, e. g. drop temperature during night time or vacation. The thermostats and the wireless solution are provided by mySMARTLife partner Salusfin Ltd.
A first set of thermostats has already been installed in 20 apartments. Info evenings were organised before the installations and additionally residents have been interviewed about issues relating to heating comfort.
The installations enable the local utility company Helen, also partner in mySMARTLife, to start the heat demand response pilot in Merihaka.

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Smart heating controls add comfort level in Merihaka Helsinki

In Merihaka, Helsinki, housing association Haapaniemenkatu 12 is installing Salusfin’s smart heating controls to all apartments. Smart thermostats enable dynamic heating controls, energy savings and added comfort. Residents can adjust temperatures according to daily or weekly schedules, e.g. drop temperature during night time or vacation.

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KSOY-Salusfin agreement

KSOY and Salusfin signed an agreement on September 29th 2017. Agreement covers e.g. the use of smart thermostats and effects on energy consumption, Demand-response algorithms, security and safety features and metering energy consumption in real time.

KSOY is Finnish utility company with over 100 000 subscribers and electricity grid of 50 000 km.

 

Salusfin US patent has been granted

US patent authority granted the patent on “SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATED HOUSEHOLD ENERGY MANAGEMENT BASED ON CLASSIFICATION AND LOCATION INFORMATION”

The patent combines controlling features and component capabilities with energy usage profile and location based service.

Patent application No. 9,733,656 – US