Our explanation of the capacity tariff

Will it happen, or won’t it? That’s the question we’ve been asking ourselves for a while. The capacity tariff was due to be introduced in early 2022. But what is it?

How home automation helps create the perfect Christmas


Christmas is just around the corner so it’s the perfect time to start planning your Christmas party. But how can you create the perfect atmosphere and impress your bubble? You can always go for the ‘voice control move’ where you say “Hey Google, turn off the lights” when your guests least expect it. But, we […]

Ultimate comfort and safety in your second home

Smart Living

This year, holidays in our own country are more popular than ever. Also the sale of holiday homes has increased. Within these homes, people are looking for comfort and relaxation in a safe environment. This is possible by installing Smart Living in your home away from home.  A real relaxing get-away Second homeowners are looking […]

A true Smart Community: De Nieuwe Dokken

Dokken all

The Nieuwe Dokken is an ambitious and innovative building project on Schipperskaai in Ghent, where sustainable and comfortable living take centre stage. Thanks to OpenMotics automation, every residence in The Nieuwe Dokken is connected to a heat distribution grid that is fed by residual heat from the neighbouring firm, Christeyns. The heat consumption of the company is therefore optimised for the benefit […]

How can you easily create a movie scene?

OpenMotics movie scene

Due to the persistent measures to contain the corona crisis, a trip to the cinema is not so evident… But fear not – with OpenMotics you can bring the cinema feeling into your living room!  Today, Netflix released some great series and movies: Black Butler (Season 3), American Murder: The Family Next Door, The Boys […]

The amazing features of the new OpenMotics Cloud

OpenMotics Cloud

Today, we launched the new version of our online platform: the OpenMotics Cloud. Not only the appearance, but also the functionalities, have undergone major changes. But why, you may ask? In this blogpost, we want to point out some of the amazing new features and reasons why we released a new version of the Cloud. […]

Everything you want to know about a Nearly Zero-Energy home

Consumption OpenMotics App

Recently our system was installed in a Nearly Zero-Energy home. We are big fans of the concept! Even though it’s only mandatory from 2021 for every new-build home in Europe, we don’t think you should wait until next year.  What is a Nearly Zero-Energy home? A Nearly Zero-Energy home optimizes the energy use in such […]

How to save time as a parent? Home automation to the rescue.

As a parent, you’re always looking for ways to make your life easier and ways to help you save time. That’s why we’ll take a look at how you can benefit from smart technology. These smart solutions are by no means exclusively for parents, although they especially come in handy when you have children. A […]