Using Smart Technology to Drive the Energy Transition in Limerick
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SMARTLAB is testing new ways to make buildings smarter, so they can better respond to occupants’ needs, cost less to run, and be ready to interact with a future decarbonised energy grid. Up to 100 building owners and occupants in Limerick city will be installing sensors provided by SMARTLAB to monitor their building’s temperature, humidity, and carbon dioxide levels. The project team will support participants to understand far more about how their buildings use energy, giving them more power to lower energy costs and make good decisions about their building’s future. 

The SMARTLAB project will use a living lab approach and work with project participants to explore the real-world challenges and opportunities of making buildings smart-ready. Project outcomes will be used to create policy guidance concerning the adoption of the EU Smart Readiness Indicator in Ireland.

The SMARTLAB Digital Twin is live! It shows the live data of all sensors across the project, and is great fun to explore. Have a go: Limerick City Centre | Smartlab_liveSensors (


Every participant in the Limerick SMARTLAB project has their own dashboard, showing them their electricity use and their indoor environment, both live and over time. This information is giving people the power to make sound decisions about their building’s future.

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