Posted 07 March 2016 - 08:00 PM
Just stick an ESP-01 in to do this if you can afford the £4. You can write a simple UDP interrogation to read the thermometers from the Pi. If you get stuck then ping me an email or we can swap contact details (one of the committers on the firmware is this guy called TerryE -- no coincidence).
Posted 07 March 2016 - 11:42 PM
Posted 19 March 2016 - 08:08 AM
Posted 19 March 2016 - 08:18 AM
I think with all the sensors and add ons it uses about 4W, so 35 kWh.
That is split 17:7 between Standard Rate at 18p/kWh and Night Rate at 8p/kWh.
£4.4 plus £0.84
Is it worth doing any different?
Posted 19 March 2016 - 08:46 AM
I am continuing to experiment chipping away with drawing less from the grid (eg supplying more microgenerated power locally) and it's eye-opening actually doing it for several years in a row, even in a tiny way, rather than just waving hands and speculating.
Posted 19 March 2016 - 08:58 AM
Some foods take less imported energy to process and store. It would be an interesting bit of hand waving.
Edited by SteamyTea, 19 March 2016 - 08:58 AM.
Posted 19 March 2016 - 06:39 PM
Just for example, both my business partner and I could have gone to Shenzhen to get our plastics made, and one of had to realistically, but I did without and let him go much I would have enjoyed it.
You can't just do one thing such as switching to eco dishwasher tablets and think that all your eco sins are absolved! B^>
Equally many of the bits of home energy storage are easy, but some are expensive and/or take lots of space and/or continuing attention...
Posted 19 March 2016 - 07:47 PM