Automated Home readers have long followed (and installed) the Clipsal C-Bus system. Here's an interesting video tour around the home of Kevin O'Connor (CIO at Paddy Power bookmakers), showing the £200K C-Bus based system he installed as part of a recent £1M renovation project.
"Rather than build an indoor swimming pool or make room for tennis courts, Kevin O'Connor, CIO at Paddy Power, has spent £200,000 on a home automation system for his London home as part of a house renovation project costing over £1m.
The Clipsal home automation system controls the lights, underfloor heating and gas fires. Even the opening and closing of the curtains have been programmed using programming language, Pascal."