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Fortum and Bonava to develop solutions for smart living

20 January 2017, 13:35 EET

FORTUM ONLINE NEWS 20 January 2017

Fortum and Bonava have started commercial collaboration on solutions for smart living in Sweden. A solution is being developed for residents of apartment flats and single-family homes. The solution is expected to be installation-ready by the end of the year. The collaboration originated with the Smart Energy pilot project in Stockholm Royal Seaport, where Bonava is one of the area’s housing developers and Fortum is the energy partner in the pilot project.

“In the future energy system, energy production is increasingly dependent on weather conditions. It is important that energy consumption can be shifted to those hours when there is an abundance of production. With the solution currently under development, the energy consumption of residents can be adjusted easily and without compromising living comfort,” says Rami Piik, VP, Smart Home Solutions, Fortum.

With a display in a smart home, residents can monitor and control the consumption of water, energy and heat, as well as control lighting, appliances and electrical devices. Additionally, the system incorporates security, fire and water damage alarms. Residents can manage and control their home either via a separate display or through their own cell phone.

“The purpose of smart living solutions is to create comfortable homes that make it easy for residents to live sustainable lifestyles. By visualising, analysing and optimising consumption, residents can save up to 20% in their own energy consumption,” Rami Piik continues.

Installation of the solutions in new Bonava homes will begin during the last quarter of the year. According to Bonava’s plans, all new Bonava homes in Sweden will feature smart living solutions within five years.

Fortum Corporation
Communications

Further information:
Rami Piik, VP, Smart Home Solutions, Fortum
Tel. +358 50 453 2021

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http://mediabank.fortum.com:80/public/80e57723e1EB.aspx 

Fortum
Fortum is a leading clean energy company which provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. We employ some 8,000 professionals in the Nordic and the Baltic countries, Russia, Poland and India, and already 64% of our electricity generation is CO2 free. In 2015, our sales were EUR 3.5 billion. (NASDAQ HELSINKI: FUM1V)  www.fortum.com

Bonava
Bonava is a leading residential development company in Northern Europe. Born out of NCC, Bonava has been creating homes and neighbourhoods since the 1930’s. Today Bonava has 1,400 employees and operates in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Germany, S:t Petersburg, Estonia and Latvia with sales of SEK 13 billion. Bonava’s shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information: bonava.com