Rakvere Smart House Competence Centre focuses on developing intelligent and smart technologies for the use of home and office equipment, automated building systems and building management. In addition to being a local expertise hub, the competence centre also actively participates in different European sustainable energy initiatives and is advocating energy efficiency through innovative and smart buildings.                  

The new bulding of the competence center is the first public near-zero-energy bulding in Estonia that utilizes different building automisation technologies and has been engineered from start to finish using BIM methodology. Different sustainable energy sources, like solar panels and geothermal heating pumps are used for the heating of the building. A unique demo and testing environment will be set up inside the center that enables to develope and test different bulding automisation systems.