Home Automation

Smart Home projects and automations

Blog post for Gigabit Internet Gateway Network PC

Gigabit Internet Gateway Network PC

Upgrade time for our home Linux server with a new low power Gigabit Internet Gateway Network PC

Blog post for tp-link LB130 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb Python Control

tp-link LB130 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb Python Control

Controlling a TP-Link LB130 Smart Wi-Fi LED Bulb using Python on a Raspberry Pi.

Blog post for Home Network Upgrade

Home Network Upgrade

A big upgrade to our home network with a new 48 port switch and patch panel

Blog post for Home Energy Solar Logger Update

Home Energy Solar Logger Update

More updates to our Home Energy Solar Logger

Blog post for Gas Meter Hall Effect Sensor

Gas Meter Hall Effect Sensor

Modifying a reed switch based gas meter sensor to use a hall effect sensor to allow us to record gas usage

Blog post for ESP8266 Mains Energy Monitor

ESP8266 Mains Energy Monitor

Building a custom ESP8266 based Wi-Fi mains electric and gas monitoring system

Blog post for Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen Hot Water Installation

Replacing our old dumb central heating controller with a Nest Learning Thermostat 3rd Gen and Hot Water Installation

Blog post for Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Raspberry Pi Solar Data Logger Version 2

Time to replace our Raspberry Pi solar data logger with a new version 2 revision with more features and sensors

Blog post for USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

USB Smart Charger with Bluetooth LE

Designing a USB smart charger with wireless power monitoring.