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    Lighting control options

    Hi all,

    Hoping to get some help. I've been keen on home automation for a while, have tracked it regularly and already have Evohome heating control and a Smartthings starter kit. I'm now looking to...
  2. OK thanks - that's clear. I think I just got...

    OK thanks - that's clear. I think I just got myself confused having used the old method of setting schedule times!
  3. Also, I've not used optimisation yet so my...

    Also, I've not used optimisation yet so my schedule timings have all been based on the old method of estimating how far in advance I want the heating turning on in each zone and went to switch it...
  4. Coming back to this thread after a while and...

    Coming back to this thread after a while and interested to learn more about how Geofencing can be implemented using Life360. Can anyone share good/bad experiences and example scenarios?
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    Hmm interesting. And to add to that killa47 -...

    Hmm interesting. And to add to that killa47 - though I get that "bugs" will be picked up because of people moaning that something isn't working what we're talking about here are upgrades,...
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    Really good to know. It would be useful if...

    Really good to know. It would be useful if customers could see which of the ideas/suggestions/feedback have been taken through to development and are in the works. It would just help with the...
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    @DBMandrake interesting to hear about Tado and...

    @DBMandrake interesting to hear about Tado and how they are closing the gap. I have to say, the fact that the evohome system effectively runs on it owns wireless frequency independent of the internet...
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    I'm not a massive fan of the app either but to be...

    I'm not a massive fan of the app either but to be fair, as far as downtime is concerned they always email to notify of dates and times so for today's outage, I did get an email confirming the app...
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    Ahh sorry! Missed the hyperlink there :) Thanks,...

    Ahh sorry! Missed the hyperlink there :) Thanks, I'll have a look...
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    OK no problem. Green Thermostat is a ST SmartApp?

    OK no problem. Green Thermostat is a ST SmartApp?
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    Hmm, I've got the Evohome SmartApp installed on...

    Hmm, I've got the Evohome SmartApp installed on my Smartthings and all my evohome stats are visible in ST. So is it worth me looking into recreating the logic in Smartthings? Are you able to point me...
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    So I had a look through IFTTT and setup a couple...

    So I had a look through IFTTT and setup a couple of applets to work with my evohome system to try and achieve what I want. One of them triggers the 'Off' quick action if the outside temperature rises...
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    Thanks all for replies so far. The alarm based...

    Thanks all for replies so far. The alarm based trigger is a good idea but the tricky part of my requirement is that on days when we're both working our schedule is set to turn the heating on before...
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    Yea I had a quick look at the IFTTT services but...

    Yea I had a quick look at the IFTTT services but I couldn't see anything that would work for my requirement. There is an "Enable Quick Action" service which maybe I need to dig a bit deeper into.
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    Setting away mode automatically on Evohome

    Hi all, is there a way to get the Evohome system to automatically be set to away mode based on certain conditions? We have daily schedules setup but I need this for the scenarios where we are out...
  16. Interesting use as an override for all of...

    Interesting use as an override for all of downstairs. I can see me using that at least on occasion. I know about the other quick action which applies Saturdays schedule but if Saturdays schedule (or...
  17. How to use 'Custom' quick action in evohome app

    Hi all,

    I've had my evohome system for a couple of weeks now and been messing around with the app getting to know the various options it offers. One thing I haven't quite got my head round is a...
  18. 1. Geo-fencing to control all zones or specific...

    1. Geo-fencing to control all zones or specific zones based on location.

    2. Weather integration by zone. So that it could be possible to configure zones so that they turn on earlier than scheduled...
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    App working now and I can confirm it is much...

    App working now and I can confirm it is much easier and quicker to turn temp up and down in zones from the app. Well designed app actually. I will soon test out the optimal start stuff as well.
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    Ah ok, I'll give that a go.

    Ah ok, I'll give that a go.
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    Ahh - this is really useful to know! So on that...

    Ahh - this is really useful to know! So on that first point about radiator in hallway, yes sorry I should have mentioned that there are a couple of reasons why I haven't bothered doing anything in...
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    Useful to know. I'm fine with it in the living...

    Useful to know. I'm fine with it in the living room at the moment. Our hallway is always colder than the rest of the house so not sure how useful a thermostat there would be. Anyway, a couple of...
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    Points noted. I will keep an eye on radiators...

    Points noted. I will keep an eye on radiators which shouldn't be on and if I find them heating even slightly I'll go round all the TRVs and reinstall them but I think I'm good. For now it looks like...
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    Hi all, I had the BDR91 installed on Saturday...

    Hi all, I had the BDR91 installed on Saturday morning and then installed the 8 TRVs and configured the controller. I thought I'd post my initial experiences on here for anyone else who might find it...
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    Cheers, will that be obvious/straight forward...

    Cheers, will that be obvious/straight forward from the instructions to do? I'm hoping I won't need to do it but need a backup as I can't afford having no heating!
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