- · 6 min read 3846 views
Going Green: SolarEdge & Home AssistantThe third part of my Our Own Electricity series describes how I integrated our photovoltaic system into Home Assistant.
- · 5 min read 137 views
Going Green: Our Own ElectricityPart 2 of my "Our Own Electricity" series gives an insight into our electricity production and consumption. After I explained our setup I will share details on the installation costs, our break even calculation.
- · 6 min read 204 views
Going Green: Installing a Solar SystemThis one has been in my draft folder for a few weeks. Our photovoltaic system was installed in spring 2020 and I wanted to report on it earlier. I finally had some time to finish the article over the...
- · 5 min read 6646 views
Green grass with Home AssistantHome Assistant controlled garden watering part 2 - are you ready? In my previous post, I explained how I measured the level of water in our garden cistern using ESPHome. In this post, I will describe...
- · 6 min read 12028 views
Water tank monitoring with ESPHomeWatering your lawn and plants around the house wasn't one of my favourite things to do. This had to be done better - fully automatically and without intervention.
- · 6 min read 21999 views
Arlo Cameras in Home AssistantHome Assistant & Arlo cameras go better very well. I'm using it since our entire setup got migrated from OpenHab to Home Assistant and I'm happy with the setup.
- · 3 min read 1283 views
Home Assistant: You have got mailToday I want to share a little holiday project I build this week: a mailbox sensor to make a dumb mailbox smart and notifying us if we got new mail. I’m talking about real physical mail here - letters, postcards, newspapers etc. dropped into our mailbox.