Home Automation: January 2008 Archives

Outdoor Sensor

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Amongst my recent box of goodies from Idratek was an outdoor sensor.

Using logic gate to inhibit heating

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I thought I'd have a play with the new General Logic object and when reviewing my heating set up yesterday I spotted an opportunity.

Quick HA Porn Fix

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Adding Zone Valves

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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.

How's that heating going ?

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I haven't made any real effort to tune the heating control, but already I can feel the benefits of the tighter control.

More Blogs

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More Idratek install blogs are popping up

Heating Control

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After some time with a simple heating control scheme I have now pretty much fully automated my central heating.

Using GU10 energy saving lights

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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.

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