Home Automation

Smart Home projects and automations

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.

Blog post for USB to RS485 Adapter

USB to RS485 Adapter

Designing an adapter for USB to RS485.

Blog post for Cental Heating Control via Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi

Cental Heating Control via Windows Phone and Raspberry Pi

Using a Windows Phone and a Raspberry Pi to control our homes gas powered central heating system

Blog post for Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

Raspberry Pi solar data logger after one year

Twelve months of data from our Raspberry Pi solar data logger