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    Couldn't you change the wiring itself so you're...

    Couldn't you change the wiring itself so you're joining some of the circuits into fewer switchable groups? I've done this at my house in several places and never regretted it.
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    I believe so. I used them to replace a lot of...

    I believe so. I used them to replace a lot of switches in my home.
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    Zooz makes a nice one....

    Zooz makes a nice one.
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M1MA5CO/

    It's small, not expensive ($35), and it can display power consumed if your software supports it.
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    I've used several Z-Wave dimmer switches. I...

    I've used several Z-Wave dimmer switches. I prefer these Linear / GoControl switches:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00E1OVFAK

    There is also a higher watt version:
    ...
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    Our software, Engen, does that:...

    Our software, Engen, does that:
    http://engen.com/

    It comes with our IdPi, a $40 add-on for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B:
    https://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php/topic,106807.0.html

    It can be...
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    I know this an old thread, but for anyone else...

    I know this an old thread, but for anyone else who finds it, the device above looks credible. They say they have phone apps for iOS and Android, but it appears that the protocol is not Z-Wave. It's...
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    Engen now supports meters (power consumption) and...

    Engen now supports meters (power consumption) and sensors (temperature, water, etc.).

    More information, including short Youtube clips here:...
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    I don't have an answer for this, but I've been...

    I don't have an answer for this, but I've been thinking along similar lines.

    Wouldn't you just need a sensor that tells you the temperature of the room? If it's below your set point, you'd open...
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    A beta version of Engen is available now. Follow...

    A beta version of Engen is available now. Follow the beta link on this board:
    http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=48.0

    It's $20 now and has a 60 day trial.

    It has a web interface:...
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    There are a few pictures here:...

    There are a few pictures here:
    http://www.engen.com

    I wrote about running it on a NUC, using Linux here:
    http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?board=48.0

    It's self-contained. No Internet...
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    JRiver Engen -- Z-Wave Controller Software

    JRiver is a commercial software developer. We have started beta testing with a couple of Z-Wave related software products.

    Engen -- software server that supports the Z-Stick. Written in Python,...
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