What if buildings were no longer thought of as dumb static objects?

Since 2010 supermanoeuvre has been working with the Australian technology-startup company Organic Response on a revolutionary lighting control systems that harnesses distributed intelligence to significantly reduce the energy consumption of our built environment. Given lighting accounts for almost 35% of a building’s energy consumption and that buildings contribute significantly to global emissions, we think we are working on one of the most exciting emerging technologies of recent time.

At the heart of the system is an intelligent plug and play sensor node designed by supermanoeuvre that is integrated into each luminaire. These nodes contain a motion sensor, infrared transmitter, infrared receiver, ambient light and onboard intelligent microprocessor that allow the individual luminaire to collectively negotiate via cord logics an appropriate lighting level based on environmental and occupant input.

If you haven’t heard of Organic Response yet, don’t worry, you soon will!