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 Posted: Thursday Dec 29th, 2016 01:22 pm
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Watch this smart home on the BBC with Comfort, DS01 Door station, and KP05 keypad, owned by Simon Daykin

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-38261690





 Posted: Wednesday Sep 13th, 2017 01:53 pm
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Missed this post Slychiu - thanks for posting it and noticing the Comfort bits!

For those that are interested, Comfort is the heart of a lot of the 'logic' that drives the house. Heating is via the Heatmiser interface (although Boiler is native Ethernet), lighting via both Lutron (via RS-232 interface) and CBus, plus switching the individual ring mains for each room (for power saving) is via Comfort triggering CBus relays that open contactors.

The comfort ethernet interface is behind a firewall with a VPN, so if outside of the house you have to VPN in before you can access the comfort interface.

I hope people found it interesting!

Simon D.



 Posted: Thursday Sep 14th, 2017 12:02 pm
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Nice work again
Let us know if you do any extensions to the system



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