Prime 20 Automated Residence Posts of the 12 months 2021 – Automated Residence

The Automated Residence Weblog began life in 1996, so 2021 noticed it attain its twenty fifth Anniversary.

The highest 20 hottest posts from the previous 12 months included the brand new Airthings View Plus air high quality monitor at #19 and the Faradite volt free change at #18.

2021 was additionally our first full calendar yr residing within the new Automated Residence 2.0. You received’t be shocked to see the highest 20 is dominated by posts concerning the new home, as that’s been the main focus of the weblog.

We’ve nonetheless a couple of rooms to finish and at #15 we have been delighted to get the incredible VSSL A.1 sound techniques into the upstairs bedrooms this yr

At #14 we coated the rebrand of the Matter sensible dwelling commonplace, asking will it matter? (see what we did there). Really I believe it might properly matter, extra ideas on the topic quickly.

Though it was introduced again in Might, we’re nonetheless ready to obtain our new Loxone Intercom (#13), chip shortages actually grew to become an actual difficulty in 2021.

A shout out to Mat Smith for his cool DIY multi sensor at #11 and our Siemens sensible home equipment at #9 which have allowed us to push extra of our vitality utilization into our evening time electrical energy charge. Crucial within the yr that noticed such enormous will increase in vitality costs.

At #10 is the launch of the brand new Boundary DIY Z-Wave Good Residence Safety System and at #7 my 24 month report on the Tesla Mannequin 3 (I miss you).

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At #3 is a listing of non-standard issues to wire for in a brand new construct, whereas #2nd place goes to our complete useful resource of hyperlinks for the services and products we used within the self-build.

However primary for 2021 was our listing of high ideas for self builders. Hopefully you discovered one thing helpful there if you’re working by yourself sensible dwelling construct or planning a renovation.

Bear in mind to check out our Instagram to observe the progress and look out for a complete replace coming subsequent week with a full years information of working prices for an all-electric dwelling with an air supply warmth pump.

Thanks as all the time in your help over the previous 12 months and have an incredible new yr!


20. Yale Linus Good Lock Companions with Philips Hue

19. Video: New Airthings View Plus Screens PM2.5, CO2 & Radon

18. Video: Faradite Launch New TAP Volt Free Good Residence Swap

17. Automated Residence 2.0 – #42 Our Kitchen with Parkes Interiors

16. Crestron Publicizes DM NAX Matrix Amp & Streaming Music Participant

15. Automated Residence 2.0 – #40 The VSSL A.1 Music Streaming Amplifier Half 1

14. Will It Matter?

13. Video: Loxone Reveal New Intercom Doorbell

12. Automated Residence 2.0 – #43 Low Power, Airtightness, Budgets, & Compromise

11. Constructing the Final DIY Residence Automation Ceiling Multisensor

10. Boundary Launch DIY Z-Wave Good Residence Safety System

09. Automated Residence 2.0 – #35 Right here’s All Our Siemens studioLine Good Home equipment

08. Automated Residence 2.0 – #34 Spore True Doorbell for Loxone Set off

07. Tesla Mannequin 3 – 24 Month Replace

06. Automated Residence 2.0 – #38 The place Did It All Go Unsuitable With Our Loxone Set up?

05. Automated Residence 2.0 – #39 The Ache of Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)

04. Automated Residence 2.0 – #33 Our Air Supply Warmth Pump

03. Automated Residence 2.0 – #36 What To Wire For In Your New Home

02. Automated Residence: Product Sources for the Automated Residence 2.0

01. Automated Residence 2.0 – #37 Our Prime Ideas for Self Builders