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Video: Nest Learning Thermostat Now Available in the UK

Nest have finally announced a UK version of their learning thermostat.  Now available from Amazon for £179 for the DIY installers, the system comes with a 12volt wired or wireless boiler relay to suit UK installations.  A certified installer program is already in operation (check out the link below) with a ‘basic install’ ranging from £75 to […]

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LightwaveRF Teases Smart Home Zoned Heating Control System

The LightwaveRF system from JSJS Designs offers a wide variety of good looking, affordable home automation modules that can easily be retro fitted in any home. After a long gestation period the company are ready to launch their heating control range which will be part of the new professional series. Featuring ARM processors, the system will include […]

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Video: Honeywell evohome Now Available to Order – Arrives at Automated Home

The Honeywell evohome system is now officially on sale in the UK. The evohome controller, hot water and under floor heating kits are all available now (HR92 radiator zoning kits are available to pre-order today shipping in April).  The ’Connected Pack’, which includes the internet gateway, is priced from £249.  Honeywell tell us the iOS and Android apps are live […]

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Review: Heatmiser Neo Smart Home Heating Control System

last weekend Automated Home reader Robin Edwards converted the boring old 20th century heating system in his holiday getaway to a shiny new smart home alternative, the Heatmiser Neo… We have holiday home and every time we go in winter we are confronted by a cold house which takes three to four hours to heat. The system […]

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New Danfoss LC13 Z-Wave Thermostatic Radiator Valve

Danfoss have launched a new version of their Z-Wave Radiator Thermostat. The £60 LC13 TRV has upgraded firmware for improved network range and resolves an issue with Vera home automation controllers… Danfoss has released a new Z-Wave Radiator Thermostat (TRV) for 2014. The Danfoss LC-13 (014G0013) has all the features of the previous version but has updated firmware […]

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Cytech Launch Heatmiser Interface to Comfort Smart Home Security System

Cytech Technology has announce the UCM/Heatmiser which allows the Heatmiser Smart Home heating system thermostats to be integrated with their Comfort Integrated Intruder alarm and Home Automation System. The UCM/Heatmiser allows temperature values from up to 32 thermostats to be updated to Comfort. Comfort is also able to read the heating and cooling states as well as […]

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Heat Genius: Intelligent Heating Controller with Z-Wave

Heat Genius have recently launched their new intelligent domestic heating controller. They say that heating accounts for 66% of household energy usage (an average bill of £750 per year for every home) and according to a study by Microsoft and Lancaster University an intelligent heating controller can save up to 35% of a UK home’s heating bill compared […]

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Video: Tado Smart Home Heating Control From Your Smartphone

Tado° launched their smart home heating control system in Germany, Austria and Switzerland around this time last year.  Now they’ve adapted their mobile app and developed a new connector kit especially designed for UK homes, as well as launching across the rest of Europe. The two elements of the system are the tado box and the free iPhone / Android […]

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SMS Text Message Controlled Heating Programmer and Thermostat

Here’s another interesting smart home heating controller that just hit our inbox.  The £180 PT32-GST from Audon Electronics is a room programmer and thermostat and allows you to control your home heating system with SMS Text messages. Available from Audon Electronics Ltd, the PT32-GST can control your central heating system in your home by using your mobile […]

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Video: Heatmiser Neo Smart Home Heating System with API

Heatmiser have taken the wraps off their Neo smart home heating control system and released several videos.  Scheduled to go on sale in January, neo comprises of three main components. neoHub (£129.99) – The brains of the operation, neo Hub connects to your LAN via Ethernet (no Wi-Fi option available) and out onto the Internet.  There’s no […]

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