Arduino Christmas Lights to Monitor Energy

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My geeky Christmas project monitoring energy usage at my house and my parents' house using Current Cost meters, Arduino, and some Christmas lights.

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Arduino Christmas Lights to Monitor Energy

  1. 1. My Christmas Project Laura Cowen
  2. 2. Arduino Open Source electronics prototyping platform www.arduino.cc
  3. 3. The electricity readings from Current Cost monitors www.currentcost.com
  4. 4. Pretty lights!
  5. 5. Publish electricity readings over MQTT Subscribes to readings over MQTT and sends readings to serial port Gets readings Calculates delays Switches lights on and off My House (red) My Mum & Dad's House (green) Laptop Arduino Red Lights pub/sub broker on the Internet Green Lights
  6. 6. Publish electricity readings over MQTT Subscribes to readings over MQTT and sends readings to serial port Gets readings Calculates delays Switches lights on and off My House (red) My Mum & Dad's House (green) Laptop Arduino Red Lights pub/sub broker on the Internet Green Lights
  7. 7. Publish electricity readings over MQTT Subscribes to readings over MQTT and sends readings to serial port Gets readings Calculates delays Switches lights on and off My House (red) My Mum & Dad's House (green) Laptop Arduino Red Lights pub/sub broker on the Internet Green Lights
  8. 8. Publish electricity readings over MQTT Subscribes to readings over MQTT and sends readings to serial port Gets readings Calculates delays Switches lights on and off My House (red) My Mum & Dad's House (green) Laptop Arduino Red Lights pub/sub broker on the Internet Green Lights
  9. 9. Publish electricity readings over MQTT Subscribes to readings over MQTT and sends readings to serial port Gets readings Calculates delays Switches lights on and off My House (red) My Mum & Dad's House (green) Laptop Arduino Red Lights pub/sub broker on the Internet Green Lights
  10. 10. The Arduino and relays
  11. 11. Publish electricity readings over MQTT Subscribes to readings over MQTT and sends readings to serial port Gets readings Calculates delays Switches lights on and off My House (red) My Mum & Dad's House (green) Laptop Arduino Red Lights pub/sub broker on the Internet Green Lights
  12. 12. Thanks to lots of people, inc... <ul><li>My other half, Tony (@tonywhitmore)
  13. 13. My little brother, Rob (@robcowen)
  14. 14. Andy Stanford-Clark (@andysc)
  15. 15. Jonathan Bond (@ma4jpb) </li></ul>

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