[SATLUG] Re: Re: Any Technical/Automation-Hacking/Override info on the CPS Energy Saver Thermostat?

Frank Huddleston fhuddles at gmail.com
Mon May 17 00:14:19 CDT 2010


On 5/16/10 1:34 AM, satlug-request at satlug.org wrote:
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 18:03:54 -0500
> From: Robert Pearson<e2eiod at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SATLUG] Any Technical/Automation-Hacking/Override info
> 	on the 	CPS Energy Saver Thermostat?
> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
> 	<satlug at satlug.org>
>    
> On really hot days I am now forced to turn off all my desktops to
> reduce A/C use and use my laptop in suspend/hibernate.
> A/C savings approach 30% on hot summer days.
> I have not been able to get suspend/hibernate working for the desktops.
> Anybody doing this have any desktop suggestions?
> Electricity is not going to get cheaper anytime soon.
>
>    
On my Ubuntu desktop I use the "pm-hibernate" command, and it works. On 
the other hand, "pm-suspend" does nothing. I think it previous versions of
Ubuntu it did, but it still didn't work well. It probably needs some 
tweaking, which I haven't done. I just use pm-hibernate.




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