Loftify is a 5-hour hack for National Hack the Government Day, the annual get-together organised by Rewired State that combines software people, designers, academics, people in government with the aim of playing with all the interesting data that government has and producing ‘hacks’ (not the evil kind) to demonstrate interesting little ideas with what could be achieved.
The idea for Loftify came from a very quick conversation about the DECC data around home efficiency. So I thought I’d make a very small, targeted little app based around an unusal approach to encourage people to insulate their homes.
Loftify is group-buying for families, with the aim of raising enough money collectively to pay for home efficiency work to be done on older relatives’ homes.
Here’s a quick walkthrough of the app:
And to top off an already great day…