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Orchard House case study

  1. 1. C A S E S T U DYOrchard House– lighting up a grand London mansionA sophisticated home automation control system founded equipped with its own cinema room and library, along with fouron Philips Dynalite technology provides London mansion separate living rooms and separate staff accommodation.Orchard House, with unrivalled performance, controllability and The fully automated Philips Dynalite system controls the lightingenergy efficiency. circuits, along with the airconditioning, under-floor heatingOrchard House, a truly spectacular eight-bedroom detached and gas fires in the main living rooms. The easy-to-use controlresidence adjoining Wimbledon Common in South London, system dramatically simplifies the operation of the ‘smart home’.has been built to offer top-end house purchasers unparalleledscale and luxury. Orchard House incorporates three floors andfeatures an adjoining indoor swimming pool and spa complex,as well as a multiple car garage and a security lodge. It is also
  2. 2. Client requirementsConvenience and flexibility televisions. Philips Dynalite’s intelligent mood lighting andHome automation and electrical specialists, CEI of Meopham climate control system provided the most capable solutionGreen, Kent, were engaged to create a fully automated for ultimate automation control throughout the property.home which provides the occupant with convenience and The requirement for this magnificent house was to exceedflexibility. The facilities required included multi-room the expectations of even the most discerning customer, thusaudio-visual systems and a fully equipped modern home the whole property has incorporated the very latest smartcinema with one-button touch control and bathroom-tile home technology.The Philips Dynalite solutionInstant mood lighting the settings via the touchscreen to reflect their currentA colour touchscreen control panel for the Philips Dynalite mood. For convenience, the keypad has incorporated asystem is located at the entrance to the building. The screen ‘goodbye’ mode, which turns off all the lighting circuits and adisplays, in a schematic form the layout of the building on ‘hello mode’, which turns on the set lighting scene.a floor-by-floor basis. Together, the schematic and an LED Environmental design that saves energystatus display, enable the user to control and adjust thelighting in each of the rooms, as well as the pool area, sauna The lighting control system has been programmed toand steam rooms. operate all of the dimmed lighting circuits at 95 per cent, in order to reduce energy wastage and to save lamp life.Each of the controllers on the main control panel can This includes the LED spotlights in each of the eight ensuitebe used to raise or lower the level of light, allowing the bathrooms. Ballast controllers have been incorporated intouser to create their required ambience or mood-lighting the design to enable the Philips Dynalite system to dim allcombination. These ‘mood settings’ can be recalled at the the circuits, including cold-cathode varieties.press of a single button. Alternatively, the operator can alter
  3. 3. C A S E S T U DY O r c h a r d H o u s eProducts and technology usedEach of the house’s climate-control systems is fully Within the indoor swimming pool area the Philips Dynaliteintegrated into the Philips Dynalite network, including the system is used to control the cold-cathode bulkhead lighting,under-floor water heating system and airconditioning system which has been installed around the pool’s perimeter. Thiswhich is integrated via a LonWorks interface. This solution cold-cathode lighting is concealed in troughs with downenables the heating and airconditioning systems to be linked lights positioned below to create an attractive ‘V’ shapedto Philips Dynalite’s organic light-emitting diode (OLED) lighting effect that ‘wall washes’ the polished plaster walls.displays that are built in to the control panels. These OLEDS The lighting system has also been used to control thefeature a dynamic text display and have been specifically ceiling-mounted fibre optics, which replicates the sparkle ofdeveloped for applications where environmental controls stars in the night sky.are integrated with Philips Dynalite control systems. Key client benefits Philips Dynalite technology has delivered Orchard House unrivalled levels of luxury and convenience through the sophisticated control of lighting circuits, airconditioning, under- floor heating, multi-room audio-visual systems and gas fires. ■■ A Philips Dynalite control panel with OLED display can be used to raise or lower the level of light, allowing users to create ambience and mood-lighting combinations. ■■ All of Orchard House’s dimmed lighting circuits are programmed to operate at 95 per cent, in order to reduce energy wastage and to save lamp life. ■■ Touchscreen control settings including ‘hello’ and ‘goodbye’ modes which alternatively turn on or off all of the lighting circuits. ■■ The Philips Dynalite system is used to control the cold- cathode lighting in the indoor swimming pool area. Increasingly, home automation and lighting management are becoming more important in the residential building and construction sector. Orchard House is an outstanding example of smart home technology at its best. “ Orchard House sets a new benchmark for smart home systems. ”
  4. 4. Headquarters & All other Europe (ex.UK)countries/regions EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDSP: +61 (0) 2 8338 9899 E: info.lightingcontrols@philips.comE: dynalite.info@philips.com W: dynalite-online.comW: dynalite-online.com United KingdomAustralia, New Zealand GUILDFORD, UNITED KINGDOMSYDNEY, AUSTRALIA P: +44 (0) 148 329 8950P: +61 (0) 2 8338 9899 E: lcuk.sales@philips.comE: dynalite.info@philips.com W: dynalite.euW: dynalite-online.com Middle East & North AfricaNorth Asia DUBAI, UAESHANGHAI, PR CHINA P: +971 4 214 6130P: +86 21 2412 8035 E: dynalite.info@philips.comE: dynalite.info@philips.com W: dynalite.com.auW: dynalite-online.com United StatesSouth Asia DALLAS, TEXASSINGAPORE, SINGAPORE P: +1 800 526 2731P: +65 6882 3000 E: controls.support@philips.comE: dynalite.info@philips.com W: lightolier.comW: dynalite-online.com CanadaIndia LACHINE, QUEBECDELHI, INDIA P: +1 514 636 0670P: +91 124 460 6333 E: controls.support@philips.comE: dynalite.info@philips.com W: canlyte.comW: dynalite-online.com For more information, please contact CS-0030-0511-AZZAUS-1K