The Reality of Damp and Mould Predictions

Predicting and diagnosing the causes of mould and damp in homes is simple enough.  You just need to have enough data and good analytics. The hard part is trusting the data and changing our learned responses. It is that classic sat nav problem. You have been taking a route for years without the need for […]

Retrofit Success – The Art of the Possible is in the Numbers

We completed a retrofit assessment with Gentoo recently and I am pleased to say the results are amazing.   Who would have thought you could control the moisture levels in a bathroom with no windows and make sure other rooms weren’t affected by damp and mould.  Well it is possible and the numbers we collected tell […]

How we are Improving Health by Modernising Air Quality Tech – Part 2

Our first installation of connected air quality sensors in homes went smoothly today. It only took 1 minute to connect to the Leeds public network and we were up and running.  The sensor is super small and discreet.  There is a prize if you can spot it. We even tried to blend the colour scheme […]

How we are Improving Health by Modernising Air Quality Tech.

We are now moving to the next stage of our healthy homes project with Leeds City Council Health Protection team, University of Leeds and Green Doctors. Measuring indoor and outdoor air quality is essential in our work to improve the health outcomes for families across the UK.   So far in this project we have helped […]

Press Release: Revolutionising Health – Groundwork Yorkshire, Awaretag, and Northern Gas Networks

Groundwork Yorkshire and Awaretag Partner with Northern Gas Networks to Improve Home Health. Groundwork Yorkshire and Awaretag, in a landmark partnership sponsored by Northern Gas Networks, have embarked on a pioneering research project titled “Healthy Homes, Healthy People”. The initiative aims to assess the impact of home conditions on residents’ health and wellbeing. The research […]

Solving mould and damp is a partnership – it starts with trust.

When damp and mould appear in social housing, it can spell disaster. Landlords and tenants can struggle to understand the causes of moisture. Is it the quality of the building, the quality of the repairs or simply tenants’ daily cooking, washing, or bathing habits that are the cause of the problem? Without data, both sides […]

Zero tolerance approach to damp

Landlords are under pressure to eliminate damp and mould, but they can’t achieve everything alone – they must act in partnership with tenants and community support services to tackle the problem. Almost a million UK homes suffer from damp and mould, damaging properties and harming health. Landlords are responsible for fixing unfit dwellings and will […]

Awaretag receives South Gloucestershire Council innovation grant

Awaretag has been awarded funding through Toshiba R&D and South Gloucestershire’s UMBRELLA fund to help us further develop our innovative range of products that can make a real difference in tackling today’s societal challenges. Five small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the digital technology sector have received investment from the UK Government through the UK […]

Calculating the cost of mould and damp

Damp and mould can have a dramatic impact on the health and wellbeing of tenants – and be costly to fix. But the effects of damp and mould are more than simply financial; if left untreated, they can cause devastating damage to your reputation as a landlord. Here we explore the obvious and hidden costs […]