Hardware Overview

This tutorial is a section of my wider series on creating a home automation solution for heating and watering in my house.  Refer to the index here.

In this post I cover the hardware I’ve chosen and how I purchased it.

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Using Pi and OpenHab to control radiators and watering

Our house has hydronic radiator heating, we also have a watering system and other equipment.  I wanted to use a Raspberry Pi to control the heating, as our radiators previously had manual valves.  I also wanted to control the garden watering system whilst I was at it.

This tutorial series will cover the process of installing and configuring the software to achieve this, with topics being: