[SATLUG] Re: Any Technical/Automation-Hacking/Override info on the
CPS Energy Saver Thermostat?
tweeksjunk2 at theweeks.org
Sat May 15 11:31:16 CDT 2010
Follow up thread I found on this the topic of security and hacker implications
of centrally controlled mass AC controls:
On Saturday 15 May 2010 11:26:53 am Tweeks wrote:
> I saw a couple of old threads on the CPS offered free digital thermostat.
> It looks like it is remote controllable by CPS via two way pager control
> w/web integration (on their side).. Not a huge fan of this.. would have
> preferred a home broadband connection that I could control.. but whatever.
> Does anyone have any info on how controllable these things are? It's
> designed to allow CPS to help regulate peak load distribution so that they
> can do some sort of time division smoothing of everyone's AC loads.
> Interesting idea.. but I would like to maintain override control if need
> be. Any protocol or wired-hack info also of interest, integration with any
> linux home automation systems (like Zoneminder, MisterHouse, etc). I think
> it's this model:
> NEway.. lemme know if anyone has really dug into one of these before.
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