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Danfoss Wireless Thermostat Hacking – Part One

01/02/2017

Hi, have you seen rflink http://www.nemcon.nl/blog2/ it doesn’t support danfoss at the moment but they might be able add with the code that you’ve written in the next post.

Hacking at Home

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I wanted to control my central heating system using a Raspberry Pi and Arduino micro-controllers to provide better control, flexibility, and a fun home automation project.

We originally chose wireless thermostats when we replaced the heating system in our home, but their user interface is not great and they are fiddly to use.  “Smart” thermostats were starting to come onto the market showing a glimpse of what could be done.

Having made some useful progress in my overall goal, I am documenting it here for the benefit of others.  My requirements were simple:

  • Easy to change the heating profile for a day, e.g. if we decided to light a fire and didn’t need heat from the central heating system;
  • The boiler should be used efficiently to reduce costs;
  • Changes should be minimally invasive to the existing setup (e.g. no major rewiring/plumbing).

This post talks about how I was able to control the boiler…

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