Stefaan Vandevelde
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Building Automation with Open Source Components

Home automation based on Wago PLC, OpenHAB, MySensors, MQTT, Node. js, Grafana, InfluxDB, RFXcom and more.

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Building Automation with Open Source Components

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Wago 750-881 PLC
Affordable and extensive PLC
Itead Sensebender Micro
Potent little OSHW wireless sensor board created by the MySensors community
Itead Sensorbender Gateway
Gateway that goes with the MySensors sensor nodes
RFXcom USB 433.92MHz Transceiver
Polyvalent transceiver that talks to about any wireless 433Mhz device you can buy
Esera eBUS Koppler Ethernet
Transceiver that let's you peek into the communication between your central heating thermostat and the burner
Intel NUC PC
Small PC that performs the server role in my setup. You could also use an rPi but the NUC has a bit more punch to it.
Eltako WSZ12D power consumption meters

Software apps and online services

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus
Vendor and technology agnostic open source automation (integration) software for your home
Open source MQTT message broker
JavaScript runtime built on Chrome's V8 JavaScript engi
Open source graphing tool
Open source time-series database


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Stefaan Vandevelde

Stefaan Vandevelde

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Software developer and embedded devices enthousiast