Home Automation – Saving Energy


We have all seen the headline news with the rising cost of energy and the need for sustainable living. We cant all afford to get renewable energy like solar panels bolted to our roof so I have taken a few steps to manage the energy my home needs to tick over and save some money along the way.

My favourite Home Automations

Many home automations make up our home control system so I thought I would share the ones that I like the most. All of the automations in this list are setup using Node-Red and Home Assistant. Temperature triggered curtains We have been enduring 2 record breaking heat waves in the UK recently and we seem…… Continue reading My¬†favourite Home Automations

My 1 year runniversary

The people closest to me will know that I have now been running for around 1 year. There have been good and bad bits but overall it has been great fun seeing and feeling myself improve over the 12 months so I thought I would share a few things that I have learnt along the…… Continue reading My 1 year runniversary