Home Automation Projects

Home Energy Centre using Raspberry Pi and Nook Simple Touch

Introduction Following on from using a Raspberry Pi to capture the electricity consumption of my home, I have over the last 2 years installed Solar Thermal Hot Water panels and very recently Solar PV.  This meant that I had an opportunity to create something I had been looking to do for a while – an …

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Home Automation using Raspberry pi and IoT

Components Required Raspberry Pi Sensors – Temperature sensor (DS18B20) 8 Channel Relay (12V/ 7A/ 240 V AC) Bulb (60W) Description of components: Raspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that can plug into your TV and a keyboard which was found for the intention of teaching basic concepts in schools. It is …

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Making Fun | PiLarm: How to Build a Raspberry Pi Room Alarm

I’m always on the lookout for those teachable moments. Inspiration struck me when my 5-year-old asked for help in keeping his little brother from sneaking into his room. I spotted the perfect time to teach him about inputs, outputs, and programming. Learning is easier when the lesson centers on solving a personal problem. I could …

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