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Quby blog



Quby acquires Joulo Ltd.

Today, Quby announced that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Joulo Ltd. Quby is the leading developer in Europe of Smart Thermostats and Energy Displays. Joulo, a spinout from the University of Southampton, co-founded by Dr. Reuben Wilcock and Prof. Alex Rogers, develops smart energy monitoring technology that delivers insight into heating systems, allowing customers to save money on their energy bills and make their homes more comfortable. Joulo was tipped as the UK’s brightest home tech startup when it won first place at the 2013 British Gas Connecting Homes competition.

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100,000 Toon smart thermostat users by end of this year

By the end of this year, 100,000 Toon thermostats will have been sold in the Netherlands. Since the introduction in 2012, the market leading smart thermostat that is developed by Quby, added new functionalities, including remote control of the thermostat. But that was just the beginning.

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CTO Quby appointed as Chairman OpenTherm Association

Milan/Zoetermeer, March 25th, 2014, The OpenTherm Association has named Arjen Noorbergen, CTO at Quby, as its new Chairman. He is to succeed Dieter Kramer after his eight year term. Noorbergen’s appointment became effective Tuesday March 18th, at OTA’s General Meeting at the Mostra Convegno in Milan.

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Saving energy thanks to smart meters

In six years, all households and businesses in The Netherlands will possess a new digital electricity and gas meter. In a letter to Parliament Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp wrote that this 'smart' energy meter has proven its value in practice.

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Quby at EUW

Last autumn, from the 15th until the 17th of October, Quby was once again present at the European Utility Week. During these three days over 8000 visited the RAI in Amsterdam, which makes it the largest Smart Energy exhibition.

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Smart City Tour

Since its start in 2009, the Amsterdam Smart City programme has been an exemplary project in Smart City developments. Across the globe initiatives have been set up in which smart technology is profoundly concealed and woven into urban life. Smart applications in houses, apartments and offices will ensure that the environmental impact of living will reduce dramatically.

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Smart self-sufficient

On the Dutch island of Texel, the energy provider Texel Energie will soon be starting a pilot with 300 households to use energy in a smarter way with the energy system Kiek! This will bring the residents substantial savings, both in terms of energy consumption and energy costs. The innovative energy project, called 'Texel smart self-sufficiency', is a collaboration between Quby and Capgemini, together with grid operator Liander and TexelEnergie.

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Enexis Research

In 2010, Enexis started a research at 900 of her customers to investigate if smart meters and smart thermostats have an effect on the energy use of consumers. This research shows that participants with a smart thermostat are using till 15% less energy than other groups. Today, this smart thermostat is called The Energy Display that is developed by Quby.

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Almost 60,000 people are expected to visit Ecobuild 2013 from 5th - 7th March at ExCel, London. Quby will be among over 1,500 organisations showcasing the entire range of sustainable construction products. As a member of the Opentherm Association we will be showcasing Quby -our energy display and smart thermostat.

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SM Award

On January 24thand 25thin London the Smart Metering UK & Europe Summit will take place for its fourth time. During this event The European Smart Metering Awards 2013 will be announced for Utilities and Service Providers.

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