The Automated Residence Weblog began life in 1996, so 2021 noticed it attain its twenty fifth Anniversary.
2021 was additionally our first full calendar yr dwelling within the new Automated Residence 2.0. You gained’t be stunned to see the highest 20 is dominated by posts in regards to the new home, as that’s been the main target of the weblog.
We’ve nonetheless just a few rooms to finish and at #15 we have been delighted to get the incredible VSSL A.1 sound programs into the upstairs bedrooms this yr
At #14 we coated the rebrand of the Matter good house customary, asking will it matter? (see what we did there). Really I feel it might nicely matter, extra ideas on the topic quickly.
Although it was introduced again in Could, we’re nonetheless ready to obtain our new Loxone Intercom (#13), chip shortages actually turned an actual challenge in 2021.
A shout out to Mat Smith for his cool DIY multi sensor at #11 and our Siemens good home equipment at #9 which have allowed us to push extra of our vitality utilization into our evening time electrical energy price. Crucial within the yr that noticed such big will increase in vitality costs.
At #3 is a listing of non-standard issues to wire for in a brand new construct, whereas #2nd place goes to our complete useful resource of hyperlinks for the services and products we used within the self-build.
However primary for 2021 was our checklist of prime suggestions for self builders. Hopefully you discovered one thing helpful there if you’re working by yourself good house construct or planning a renovation.
Keep in mind to try our Instagram to comply with the progress and look out for a complete replace coming subsequent week with a full years knowledge of operating prices for an all-electric house with an air supply warmth pump.
Thanks as at all times in your help over the previous 12 months and have an incredible new yr!
14. Will It Matter?