Category Archives: smart home

Building an Ambience Monitoring Sensor Node with ESP8266

Monitoring Power Consumption with CT Sensor

Having the capability to monitor power consumption is definitely nice-to-have and plays an important role to reducing energy bill. Since some time ago, I’ve been looking for off-the-shelves wireless solution/product, such as these: https://www.amazon.com/P3-P4220-Wireless-Electricity-Sensor/dp/B0041W91GM https://www.amazon.com/Insight-Switch-Control-Lights-Appliances/dp/B01DBXNYCS However, looks like they are not something I’m willing to pay that kind of¬†price, especially if I need¬†multiple units – […]

Monitoring Refrigerator with TI SensorTag

I’ve been doubting my refrigerator for some time now as my vegetable tend to spoil earlier than expected. Hence, for a start, I would like to monitor the interior temperature and humidity and understand how it changes every time the door is opened. I’ve been placing ESP8266 based sensor nodes all around the house, which […]