After adding the Raspberry Pi Openzwave controlled lights, the Raspberry GPIO controlled garage door opener, and the EtherRain Sprinkler controller, I only had one more project on my home automation check list. It was time to add a remote controlled HVAC thermostat.  I had reviewed many options over the last few months and ultimately I […]

Over the last 18ish days, I have been using the Kill-o-Watt tool to monitor the electricity consumption of the Pi running openzwave for home automation and EtherRain 8 for perfect sprinkler control. I am using apache2 and some cron jobs, but not much else is on the Raspberry Pi. I am not using a separate […]