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SmartHome_Heating.pdf

 SmartHome_Heating.pdf

Presents heating control, and hot water supply problems in the DYI Smart Home, and provides a couple of possible solutions

Mateusz Wozniczka

December 23, 2022
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  1. Ciejj 20.10.2022 ‘Smart’ Home Heating control

  2. Central Heating Gas Boiler Heating Pump Heaters Valve

  3. Central Heating - minimum control Gas Boiler Heating Pump Heaters

    Valve Room Termostat One Room Thermostat controls the boiler - switches on when it is too cold - switches o ff if it is hot enough CONS: - no control over the temperature in other rooms
  4. Central Heating - minimum ‘smart’ control Gas Boiler Heating Pump

    Heaters Valve Home Assistant controls the boiler - switches on when it is too cold - switches o ff if it is hot enough CONS: - no control over the temperature in other rooms Wireless Thermometer Home Assistant @ RPi
  5. Central Heating - minimum ‘smart’ control Control Panel

  6. Central Heating - minimum ‘smart’ control Problems

  7. Central Heating - ‘smart’ control Gas Boiler Heating Pump Heaters

    Valve SSR Relay Home Assistant @ RPi Home Assistant controls each room separately - switches valve on when it is too cold - switches valve o ff if it is hot enough - switches o ff boiler and heating pump if no valve is opened
  8. Central Heating - ‘smart’ control Work in progress

  9. Central Heating - ‘smart’ control Work in progress

  10. Central Heating - ‘smart’ control Home Assistant

  11. Hot Water Faucet Faucet Gas Boiler Hot Water Tank

  12. Hot Water Problem Hot water in the pipes is becoming

    cold - A long time until there is hot water at the faucet Faucet Faucet Gas Boiler Hot Water Tank
  13. Hot Water Solution Faucet Faucet Gas Boiler Hot Water Tank

    Additional pipes for returning hot water with an additional pump Hot Water Pump
  14. Faucet Faucet Gas Boiler Hot Water Tank Hot Water Solution

    Hot Water Pump