January 2008 Archives
I've mentioned I added radiator valve actuators to improve my heating control, so here's a walkthrough of the steps in Cortex to add them.
No, you weren't going mad, this site did take on a bit of a hacked appearance over the last 24 hours. It's all Firefox's fault.
I haven't made any real effort to tune the heating control, but already I can feel the benefits of the tighter control.
More Idratek install blogs are popping up
Before Christmas my ReadyNAS NV power supply decided to emit a rather disgusting smell.
After some time with a simple heating control scheme I have now pretty much fully automated my central heating.
It's barely home automation but I've been experimenting with GU10 CFL energy saving light bulbs in the bathroom. After some extensive googling for reviews (not many) I settled on the Megaman brand and got a bunch to put into the bathroom - the thinking was that with 5 x 50W halogen it might be worthwhile.