Your Stories

This is all about you and your stories on the journey to PiHom Smart heating, if you want to tell us about how you find PiHome smart heating and your experience please feel free to drop me email with images. I want to know all about your good and bad experience.

32 Zone Under Floor Heating System

Property is setup with 32 underfloor heating zone manage through 6 manifold in total scattered in different locations throughout the property. Each manifold have electrical zone valve to open/close hot water circulation through manifold and circulation pump to circulate water in its manifold to cope with heating demand and separate zone valve to allow water the go through this manifold. Current Setup Current setup is consist of Heatmiser UF1 zone controller with TRV-N wired temperature sensors to control individual zone…

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Wired 3 Zone UK S Plane Heating System

I was given a RPi 2 model B as a gift and looking for something to do with it came across PiHome. That turned out to be a bit over ambitious – I have no knowledge of RPi or programming and it is 40 years since I experimented with simple DOS commands. This guide is intended for anyone with my lack of skills that likes the idea of using this project to control their home heating with a wired setup.…

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Heatmizer 9 Zone Heating System

After looking through PiHome website I decided that this is just what I need to improve my existing controls – Heatmizer. The price and all functions are unbeatable. I was looking around but could not find any other option. My old System Downstairs: 7 zone underfloor heating with heating manifold – heatmizer underfloor controller and wired thermostats ( 5 of them faulty). Upstairs: One Zone radiator controlled by a zone valve. Hot Water: One Zone controlled by a zone valve.…

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PiHome IFTTT Google Assistance and Node-RED

Link Google Assistant to PiHome

With a bit of spare time over the Christmas break, I have been working around with my google home and PiHome. I was ready to buy a boost console from PiHome but decided to try my own attempts first. Rather than using a physical button, I decided to try voice commands instead. Below is the description of how I got there – I’m sure you can think of a number of improvements/ a much simply way of coding this, but…

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6 Zone Heating System

I have 5 heating zone to control and domestic hot water in total i have 6 zone heating system, Four zone are on first floor with wired thermostat treated as single zone, ground floor zone with Nest wireless thermostat and domestic hot water with wired thermostat. I have 3 relays (1 for each zone) for upstairs and downstairs with electric zone valve, so when the thermostat close then zone valve power up and open zone and send 220 to zone…

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One Zone Heating with Hot Water

Hi, Rafal here . I bought from you smart heating system PiHome on adverts. I just would like to double check if this system configuration will fits to my needs. Image below explains my current home heating scheme. Basically first of all I would like to have possibility to “manually” control my boiler and solenoid from your application, simply on/off button for boiler and solenoid in application dashboard. Then automatically turn on and off boiler and solenoid when temperature in…

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Boost Console with TFT Screen

This boost console is made by PiHome Smart Heating user and code contributor Terry Adam and he agreed to share his version of boost console. This boost console uses a 2.4inch ILI9341 based TFT screen. It also acts as a local thermometer, but displays the zone control thermometer temperature and the zone target temperature. Also shows the CE and HW on/off state, when on the red square is filled if the control relay is on, else it is not filled.…

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