I’d like to generate a notice whenever the thermostat (Train/Schlage) falls below the set point and calls the furnace. It would be nice to have another notice once it meets the set point and is satisfied.
So far, getting notices about temperature changes is kind of a pain due to how the event conditions work (exact, for instance, is a < or > rather than = comparator). But just being able to know “the furnace is on” and “the furnace is off” would be pretty ideal for my needs.
I’ve gotten two reply notices via email and this thread says there are two replies - but when I look at it in my browser, I only see my original message and no replies.
Am I misinterpreting something?
Bizarre. Now that I’ve replied with the previous query, it has reset the count to one reply (now two, I suspect, with this post) and I’m the only participant in my own thread.
Ok, thread weirdness aside… I realize that I can time an event on a regular basis (say once a minute) that will compare the current ambient temp to the current heat setpoint. If ambient is lower than setpoint, then it’s assume the furnace has been called and trigger a notification to that effect. The main thing I need to know now is how to persistently store that info or the fact that I’ve done a notification so that I don’t do ANOTHER until the opposite condition is true… otherwise my per-minute check/notify event becomes a per-minute notification until it satisfies.
Any examples out there?
I had hoped to see the same thing from the 2GIG Thermostat I had installed but looking at it’s detailed view in Vera/Mios, I don’t see any parameters set when it’s actively calling for Heat or Cool…
What about http://forum.micasaverde.com/index.php?topic=2138.msg8517#msg8517? For a flag which survives a reboot, you could create/delete a file in Vera’s filesystem.