Learning rule in openHAB – Part 1

This is the first part of a series of articles about a small “research” I am doing for developing a simple learning rule in openHAB. The rule will cover an energy saving functionality which activates hot water circulation only when it really is required. To discover when hot water  is required should…

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openHAB lockable motion detector

In my first article Smart garden irrigation I described a rather complex rules and items configuration in openHAB. This time I will focus on the less complex topic of motion detector based switching of lights and other functions. Nevertheless I would like to introduce a very nice concept of reuse within openHAB rules and provide…

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Smart garden irrigation with openHAB

In this article I would like to share my experience on how to realize a smart garden irrigation with openHAB (http://openhab.org). After a few years living in our smart home, I decided to shut down my home-brew automation server and setup openHAB on my NAS server at home. One of the reasons for this…

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