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ChannelPlus has been upgraded
August 25,2023
The ChannelPlus the great leap forward By Steve Taylor, Application Engineer for Controls at Secure (UK) The Horstmann ChannelPlus was originally launched in the 1990`s to accommodate zoning in larger properties, it went on to enjoy huge success due to its ease of use and reliability. At the time it was the first true multi [...]
Respiratory difficulties caused by temperature
July 03,2023

Clare Barber, Clinical Lead at Assisted Living Technology & Services at Secure (UK) highlights how cold weather impacts respiratory health.

How Smart TRVs can help households balance health, comfort, and lower bills
December 12,2022

As autumn creeps into winter there has never been so much discussion and debate about how best to heat our homes and keep energy bills as low as possible. The recent capping of domestic energy bills to an average £2,500 a year brought a degree of respite to millions of households. But the Chancellor took […]

Six reasons why Radbot 1 is right for social landlords and tenants
September 12,2022
On July 14th, I had the privilege of presenting at the Smart Social Housing Innovation Exchange , an event hosted by Blackburn-based social landlord Together Housing Group. It was billed as an opportunity for social landlords 'to share energy efficiency innovation and good practice', and it didn't disappoint. In a lively discussion, housing providers from [...]
Rented homes likely to miss net zero EPC targets
August 05,2022
Rented homes likely to miss net zero EPC targets Analysis of data by Property Mark, the leading membership body for the property sector, has led to a warning that 40 per cent of privately rented homes in the UK are unlikely to meet the new energy efficiency standards due to come into effect in 2028. [...]
Switching to smarter controls
August 02,2022

This year we’ll be making some changes in our portfolio of UK heating and hot water controls. We’ll be reducing the number of controls in our range so we can focus our portfolio on the best energy-saving and compliant solutions for domestic heating and hot water controls

ECO4 finally arrives in the UK
July 01,2022
ECO4 finally arrives in the UK ECO4 legislation was finally laid before parliament this week, signalling an end to the uncertainty and delays blighting the scheme. This phase of ECO was originally due to commence in April 2022 and run until March 2026. In part, the complex number of changes that were being introduced under [...]
New Building Regulations come into force in June 2022
June 06,2022
New Building Regulations come into force in June 2022 – Are you ready? The UK government has announced changes to the building regulations as part of its strategy to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050.   Why are the regulations changing? The majority of the changes are being driven by the Future Homes Standard [...]
Can smart technology really transform adult social care?
January 14,2022

Paul Botsford , Head of Assisted Living Technology & Services at Secure, writes about how smart TEC (technology-enabled care ) can reform adult social care

Home Care Expo 2021: The power of care customer feedback
September 14,2021

By Paul Botsford – Head of Assisted Living Technology & Services at Secure On Wednesday and Thursday 15th and 16th September I’ll be presenting at the Home Care Expo as part of Secure’s Beanbag Care independent living technology team.  After so many months of online Teams meetings and working from home, I, like most, really […]

That couldn’t be done, and they did it
July 02,2021
The health and well-being of the communities of South Rajasthan are integral to the prosperity of Secure and Semsites. When the community needed oxygen supplies, it was natural that we would step up. This is the story of how we did it. India was struck with fear, rising deaths and a national paralysis. Businesses were [...]
Beanbag Care: Making Tablets More Digestible
May 21,2021

Welcome to my blog post, as I continue to share my role in the development of Beanbag Care, Secure Meters’ exciting new development into independent living solutions.