High 20 Automated House Posts of the 12 months 2021

The Automated House 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 swap at #18.

2021 was additionally our first full calendar yr dwelling within the new Automated House 2.0. You gained’t be stunned 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 just a few rooms to finish and at #15 we have been delighted to get the implausible VSSL A.1 sound programs into the upstairs bedrooms this yr

At #14 we coated the rebrand of the Matter good residence customary, asking will it matter? (see what we did there). Truly I believe it might properly matter, extra ideas on the topic quickly.

Despite the fact that it was introduced again in Might, we’re nonetheless ready to obtain our new Loxone Intercom (#13), chip shortages definitely turned an actual challenge in 2021.

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

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

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At #3 is an inventory 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 we used within the self-build.

However primary for 2021 was our checklist of high suggestions for self builders. Hopefully you discovered one thing helpful there if you’re working by yourself good residence construct or planning a renovation.

Keep in mind to take a look at our Instagram to observe the progress and look out for a complete replace coming subsequent week with a full years knowledge of operating prices for an all-electric residence with an air supply warmth pump.

Thanks as at all times in your help over the previous 12 months and have an important new yr!


20. Yale Linus Good Lock Companions with Philips Hue

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

18. Video: Faradite Launch New TAP Volt Free Good House Change

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

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

15. Automated House 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 House 2.0 – #43 Low Vitality, Airtightness, Budgets, & Compromise

11. Constructing the Final DIY House Automation Ceiling Multisensor

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

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

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

07. Tesla Mannequin 3 – 24 Month Replace

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

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

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

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

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

01. Automated House 2.0 – #37 Our High Suggestions for Self Builders