Unique Tech & Electrical Installation

Knolldown House

In January 2020, Unique Group received a request from a client to work on a newly built home and a recently converted barn located in the picturesque Purbecks. The objective was to create a high-specification smart whole home automation system that would provide an environmentally friendly family home, blending harmoniously with its surroundings.

Project Scope

The project involved designing and building a smart home automation system for a newly converted barn, equipped with the latest ground source heating system and EV charging points. The scope also extended to connecting the barn with an adjacent house, creating a fully automated and integrated living experience for the client.

Design and Installation Services

Unique Group provided a full suite of design and installation services from start to finish. This comprehensive approach involved close collaboration with other contractors to seamlessly integrate all elements within the property onto one simple platform.

Smart Home Automation Services

The project encompassed a wide range of smart home automation services to enhance the client’s living experience. These included:

  • Electrical
  • Lighting Control
  • Underfloor Heating Control
  • Air Conditioning Control
  • Control 4
  • Audio
  • TV Distribution
  • Networking
  • Blinds
  • RGBW Lighting Control
  • CCTV
  • EV Charging

High-Speed Internet Connectivity

Given the remote location of the property, the team installed a dedicated fibre cable across acres of land to provide the client with a high-speed internet connection, ensuring seamless connectivity throughout the property.

Product Selection

To deliver a cutting-edge smart home experience, Unique Group carefully selected and implemented top-quality products for the installations, including:

  • KNX
  • Pulse-Eight AV
  • Sonance Speakers
  • Collingwood Lighting
  • HikVision CCTV
  • Texecom Alarm
  • Lutron Blinds
  • Delta Light

Continual Maintenance and Aftercare

The Unique Group offered continuous maintenance and aftercare services for both properties, ensuring the smart home automation systems operate optimally. Additionally, the team installed additional products post-completion, including outdoor lights, a hot tub, driveway lighting, and an ANPR for automated gates.

Through meticulous planning, high-quality product selection, and comprehensive design and installation services, Unique Group successfully transformed a barn and an adjacent house into a fully automated smart home experience. The project not only met the client’s request for a high-specification, environmentally friendly family home but also demonstrated Unique Group’s expertise in the field of smart home automation and integration.