The newest update of a British-made smart thermostat is due to launch at this month’s Homebuilding and Renovating Show.

Inspire Home Automation’s flagship product, it’s Ignite Smart Thermostat, is designed and developed in Ferndown and the 2018 version will be launched at the ExCel exhibition centre between 22 and 24 September.

Matthew Smith, Director of Inspire Home Automation, said: "With Brexit making up most of the headlines recently, it’s great to be able to prove that British manufacturing is still alive and well.

"Our products, which are all made in Britain, combine British manufacturing with the thriving British tech industry."

The latest update will provide users with a number of money saving features, including:
• Weather compensation to lower the target temperature when it is going to be a warm, sunny day;
• Multiple temperature profiles for autumn, spring, winter, school and other holidays, with the opportunity to automatically switch between these profiles on specified dates to maximise potential savings;
• Optimised starts to take the guess work out of deciding when to turn the heating on.

The current model of the thermostat is already being used by thousands of people across the country and can be found in a range of properties including new builds, HMOs, churches, village halls, pubs and guest houses.

In its present form the product allows users to see when their heating is being used, giving users the ability to view the temperature inside their home over a period of months, as well as at specific points in time.

It also includes an optional geolocation feature, meaning your heating can be automatically turned off or down when you are leaving the home will automatically turn up or back on again on your return.

Matthew added: "Household energy efficiency is becoming a bigger issue and we believe our product is a great way for homeowners, landlords and others to reduce their costs at the same time as reducing the negative impact of excess heat energy on the environment.

"We are so confident that our thermostats will save you money on your bills within 12 months that we even offer a money back guarantee on the product."

The team hope that exhibiting at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show in London will give them a great chance to demonstrate the real savings that Smart Heating can bring to end customers.

Notes to editors:
• For media comment and interviews contact Matthew Smith on 01202 798390 or email
• For more information about Inspire Home Automation visit

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Inspire Home automation develop a range of Smart Thermostats for various markets such as Private homes, Landlords and Holiday lets / Village Halls.

We believe you should be able to keep you home comfortable, without wasting energy. Smart technology has a big role to play in reducing wasted energy. And finally we are proud of our use of British Manufacturing!

Inspire Home Automation’s latest generation of stylish Smart Thermostats definitely look the part and put you in control. Offering smart, money saving features, which can be customised by the user, we can offer a system that works for everyone.

We are very proud to support the British economy. Our products are designed at our head office in Ferndown, Dorset and are manufactured in Southampton, Hampshire.

How this benefits you - real people - like you and me - Made in Britain means something very important indeed:
• Ethical production, fair wages and decent working conditions
• Taking responsibility for the environmental impact of our own consumption
• Pride of ownership and pride in British capabilities
• The dignity of self reliance

Inspire Home Automation, founded in 2012, is now run by 3 directors.

Matthew Smith is our Software Engineer and specialises his responsibility for Website, Phone Apps, and Servers.

Gavin Smith is our Electronics Engineer and has developed the circuits and embedded software on the Thermostats

Stewart Horton is our Hardware Engineer and has created the stylish range of thermostats.