Welcome

Welcome to a whole new world of electric living. Welcome to Smarter Living – the exciting new home technology and energy centre set in the heart of Jersey Electricity’s Powerhouse. Smarter Living brings you up close and personal with the latest gadgets for the connected home, as well as the most energy efficient all-electric heating systems on the market to make your home future-ready.

Smarter Living is electric living, helping you to create a cleaner, greener life for you and your family, while giving you more control of your home energy consumption – and energy bills – than ever before.

Smart Tech

Want to join the smart revolution but afraid to ask how? Come to the Powerhouse where we’ve created a space for you to experience and learn about all the latest smart home technology in the comfort of a real home environment – so you can see exactly how it would look and feel in your own home.

You can interact with the products first-hand. Expert help is available from our friendly, fully trained sales team who all use smart products in their homes.

Smart technology is easier to install and use than you might think and it can benefit your life in all kinds of ways, giving more control and more convenience, creating a home that works just the way you want it to.

Smart technology enables you to connect speakers, lights, doorbells, security cameras, windows, heaters and other appliances to your home WiFi so you can communicate and control them via an app on your smartphone, table or PC.

Many connected home devices can be brought together with voice control assistants such as Google Assistant, Alexa, or Siri so you don’t even need to pick up your smartphone. Smart technology puts YOU in control, saving you time, energy, money and enhancing your lifestyle. Come and get smart. Come and see the new smart tech space at the Powerhouse.

Pipeless Heating

Smart heating means digital controls, 100% efficiency and no risk of harmful fumes or carbon monoxide. Pipeless heating ticks all the boxes, and with lower maintenance and no risk of water leaks, is pipeless the heating solution for the future?

Smart panel heaters are slim, sleek and stylish and provide instant heat whenever you need it. They are 100% efficient as they directly convert electricity to heat at the point of use. Digital controls, accessible via your phone or tablet, mean you can set the timer and temperature on individual heaters for different rooms. Your smart phone gives you flexibility, and now if you are going to be late home, or go on holiday, you can override your programme from anywhere to save energy. Smarter Living features smart panel heaters from Spanish designer Farho and EHC that can be wall mounted or floor standing.

Technology is constantly evolving, and electric storage heaters are no different. Modern storage storage heaters are energy efficient and totally controllable. State-of-the-art insulation material means they retain heat for longer, giving you more heat when you need it, and automatically adjust how much heat they need to store to maximise energy efficiency. Digital controls allow you to set a desired room temperature as well as programme seven-day time patterns to suit your lifestyle. Smarter Living features the Dimplex Quantum, the most advanced and economical storage heater on the market. Up to 27% cheaper to run than a standard storage heater with intuitive digital controls and self-learning capability, step into the world of Quantum at Smarter Living and transform your home heating system.

Boilers

Boilers are the engines of our home. An electric boiler is zero-emission at the point of use, always available and silent to run. Choose an engine that is ready for the future, liberate yourself from fossil fuels with low carbon electricity.

The easiest way to reduce your carbon footprint and start living cleaner and smarter is by switching your oil or gas boiler for an electric one. Electric boilers are simple to install, quiet in operation and integrate into most existing radiator or underfloor piped systems. Plus, with no flue or fuel storage tank, an electric boiler can be installed almost anywhere in your home.

Smarter Living features electric boilers from ACV and EHC. ACV has been a leading manufacturer of hot water generation systems since 1922. Reliable, efficient and economical boilers, the wall-hung W-Tech model even comes with a 10 year warranty providing total peace of mind. EHC (the Electric Heating Company) is a British manufacturer who offer a range of products to accommodate almost any central heating and hot water requirement. Their Comet and SlimJim boilers are an affordable, reliable and trusted solution that have been serving the Island for many years.

Underfloor Heating

Truly smart technology fits into our home seamlessly, to the point that you don’t even know it’s there. Underfloor heating offers the ultimate in clean design, it’s particularly suited to today’s open-plan living as it warms evenly leaving no cold spots. It can sit beneath virtually any type of floor finish, including stone, tile, wood and carpet and is popular for hard cold surfaces such as tiled floors, particularly in bathrooms.

Two main types of underfloor heating are electric cable (dry system), and underfloor heating pipes (wet system) served by either and electric boiler or heat pump. Both systems can be fitted with controls to set individual room timings and temperatures from your phone or tablet.

Smarter Living features underfloor heating from Nu Heat and Gaia. A precise design service, assessing the space to be heated and your floor finishes will ensure your electric underfloor heating systems perform as you require required even in the coldest winter months.

Heat Pumps

Smarter Living means pushing the boundaries of technology. Heat pumps are a feat of engineering, with clever refrigerant technology used to deliver heating at 300% efficiency – for every one unit of electricity they consume, three units of heat are generated. A heat pump captures naturally occurring heat from the outside environment, offering renewable heating in addition to the already low carbon electricity supply.

Air source heat pumps provide heat for piped heating systems and hot water much like a traditional boiler. Typically they operate best in well-insulated properties and are well-suited to wet underfloor heating systems. Mitsubishi have a longstanding reputation in the heat pump market, and their Ultra Low Noise model displayed in Smarter Living is one of the quietest heat pumps on the market. Vaillant have been manufacturing heating solutions for over 100 years, their aroTHERM heat pump system can be installed in any home, so you needn’t worry if you have an old or poorly insulated property.

Renewables

Our electricity system is the envy of many island communities and even larger jurisdictions because it is already virtually decarbonised, with 33% of supplies coming from renewable hydro-electric sources in France. This has helped Jersey as a whole reduce its carbon emissions by 40% between 1990 and 2015 and given the Island a tremendous foundation compatible with many elements of its responsible and sustainable positioning internationally.

But we know there is more to be done. We recognise the appetite for local renewables and will do all we can to encourage their introduction to Jersey’s energy mix in an efficient and economically viable manner that benefits all our customers.

We have already announced plans to enable small ground-mounted solar farms with the security of long-term purchase agreement with Jersey Electricity. But with an already de-carbonised electricity supply, the only way we can make further carbon reductions is to displace fossil fuels with electricity for heating, cooling, cooking and transportation - and to use it as efficiently as possible.

So when our customers said they would like to see an ‘Energy Hub’ in Jersey where they can come, see and learn about the latest technologies that can help them live, cleaner, greener lives AND reduce energy bills from trained trusted advisers, our answer was ‘Smarter Living’.

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Smart Tech
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Pipeless Heating
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Boilers
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Underfloor Heating
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Heat Pumps
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Renewables
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How do I fuel switch?

Call us on 01534 505460 and speak to one of our friendly team members today, or email us smarterliving@jec.co.uk

Find out more in store at the Powerhouse

Call us: 01534 505600

Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday 09.00 - 20.00

Address:

Queens Road, St Helier
Jersey, JE4 8NY