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xx   HOUSE

A furnace watchdog. Homebuilt 8080A microcomputer monitors a gas furnace to determine burner cycles on a continuous basis.
BYTE Jan 1980 (v.5#1) pg. 74

A computer controlled wood stove. Controlling a water-heating wood stove called the "Hydrostove", in conjunction with an oil burner to reduce the cost of heating an entire house.
BYTE Feb 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 32

A heating and cooling management system. Use remote temperature sensors and a computer to manage your heating and cooling needs.
BYTE Feb 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 326

Evaluate your home's energy efficiency using the techniques described here and a BASIC program written for the TRS-80 computer.
BYTE Oct 1981 (v.6#10) pg. 250

Whole house prewiring for home automation, CEBus or Smart House. Advice on planning and wiring correctly.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Mar-Apr 1992 (v.7#2) pg. 32

Tips on outfitting an unfinished closet as the center for all home automation, telephone service, security system, video distribution, etc.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Sep-Oct 1992 (v.7#5) pg. 12

Home automation resource guide to equipment and services.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Sep-Oct 1994 (v.9#5) pg. 9

Making room for home automation. Tips on selecting a central location for an "automation closet" to house the substantial equipment needed to automate a house sometime in the future.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Feb 1996 (v.11#1) pg. 54

Home automation standards. Part 1. Home automation protocols.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Aug 1996 (v.11#4) pg. 44

Home automation standards. Part 2. Consumer Electronics Bus (CEBus) standard.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Oct 1996 (v.11#5) pg. 58

Home automation standards. Part 3. LonWorks standard.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Dec 1996 (v.11#6) pg. 54

Overview of the role of dedicated service panels to receive outside signals (cable TV, digital satellite, telephone, Internet, ...) and distribute them throught a house.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Dec 1998 (v.13#6) pg. 34

Building a smart home. A step-by-step guide for the decisions which must be made by the homeowner when building a home equipped with state-of-the-art technologies.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Feb 2000 (v.15#1) pg. 60

Before you build. Step 1. Preparation. Perfecting your electronic systems integration plan.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Aug 2000 (v.15#5) pg. 27

Special annual issue. Guide to home planning includes networking, home theater, lighting, climate control, and audio.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Planning Guide 2001 (Sep 2000) (v.15#6) pg. 1

Before you build. Step 10. Preparing the home exterior for various electronic systems (lights, speakers, security devices, etc.).
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Aug 2001 (v.16#8) pg. 29

Before you build. Step 11. Planning for a home automation system.
ELECTRONIC HOUSE Sep 2001 (v.16#9) pg. 37

The Portmaster. A home-automation computer interface device that can be configured to handle from 16 to 240 external AC and/or DC devices. Connects to any IBM-compatible parallel printer port. Circuit design revolves around chips called 4-to-16 converters (demultiplexers).

An automated home system. A computerized system keeps watch, turns on lights, and oversees energy use. A general description of how these system operate.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 72

Tips on using the wireless audio system described in the January 1976 issue as the basis for a computer-based remote control system for your house.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1977 (v.12#2) pg. 88

The Portmaster computer-based home-automation system. Control up to 240 devices via TTL-compatible demultiplexers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 59
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1991 (v.8#4) pg. 4
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1991 (v.8#5) pg. 3

Confessions of a do-it-yourselfer in home automation. Best sources for both equipment and advice.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Mar 1997 (v.2#1) pg. 21

Build your own home automation gateway (an electronic device that connects your PC via RS-232 to two-way IR communications, two-way X-10 powerline carrier communications, and hardwired inputs and outputs). Est. cost: $100 (kit). Part 1. Hardwired inputs/outputs and X-10 controller.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Jul 1998 (v.3#3) pg. 43

New tricks for your old PC. Some tips on using an older machine in a telephone or home automation application.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Sep 1998 (v.3#4) pg. 33

Build your own home automation gateway. Part 2. Control of infrared-controlled A/V equipment.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Sep 1998 (v.3#4) pg. 43

Say hello to Linux. An introduction to using Linux as a powerful and flexible operating system for home automation.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Mar 1999 (v.4#1) pg. 47

Using the Perl computer language (Practical Extraction and Report Language) to implement a home automation program.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Mar 1999 (v.4#1) pg. 53

The strengths and weaknesses of the five major home control system protocols (X-10, CEBus, LonWorks, HomeRF, and Home Phoneline Networking Alliance).
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Mar 1999 (v.4#1) pg. 60

Build your own home automation gateway. Part 3. Add speech recognition.
POPULAR HOME AUTOMATION Jul 1999 (v.4#3) pg. 69

Automate your home. Tailor this programmable system to do the job. Dedicated controller does not require the use of a computer. Also includes discussion of interface circuits for connecting to a computer. Several applications are described.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Oct 1979 (v.50#10) pg. 75