Quantify Technology enters agreement with Curtin University
Curtin University of Technology has partnered with Quantify Technology to install Quantify products in a living lab in Fremantle, Western Australia.
The addition of Quantify’s technology to the living lab trial will enable building automation and energy consumption monitoring within the building. The space will be an interactive research, prototyping and test facility and will be used for people to collaborate and engage directly with the building, to explore performance and data, while serving as a case study for a PhD fellowship with Quantify Technology.
Quantify Technology chief executive Brett Savill says the installation will explore how Quantify’s Internet of Things (IoT) technology can add value by reducing the energy used by the home, saving emissions and energy.
“This trial will showcase the potential of what Quantify can do on a large scale, while demonstrating the adaptability of our technology and how it can transform the building industry,” he says.
Quantify will be working alongside other WA organisations that employ sustainable construction techniques to increase building efficiency and reduce material consumption and waste.
Brett says the partnerships will only add potential to the future of Quantify.
“Aside from Curtin, we are looking forward to collaborating with Fleetwood Australia and LandCorp in the construction of the living lab, who both compliment what Quantify is working towards,” he says.
The PhD project will be completed through the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, which acknowledges increasing sustainability is a complex matter involving policy, theory and practice, which requires understanding about how we can work collaboratively for a better world.
CUSP director, professor Greg Morrison, says the PhD project will address the need for home automation technology.
“There is a gap in understanding the benefits that can be gained by the integration of home automation and the energy and subsequent cost saving that can be attributed to the adoption of automation,” he says.
Greg states that it will also realise the benefits Quantify Technology has to offer to the market.