Posts Tagged ‘Ecohome lab – Manchester’

Eco Home Lab

Thursday, August 14th, 2014
Eco Home Labs

Eco Home Labs

Title: EcoHome Lab
Location: MadLab
Description: A monthly hangout for people taking control of their home energy usage and generation. We use open-source hardware and software to enable better understand our homes and how they work, making best use of the energy we generate and reducing the energy we waste.

Date: 11-09-2014
From 17:30 to 20:30

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EcoHome Lab

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Eco Home Lab

Eco Home Lab


Title: EcoHome Lab
Location: MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester M4 1HN
Link out: Click here
Date: 26-09-2013
Start Time: 17:00
End Time: 20:30








A monthly hangout for people taking control of their home energy usage and generation. We use open-source hardware and software to enable better understand our homes and how they work, making best use of the energy we generate and reducing the energy we waste.

SEPTEMBER’S SESSION

We’ll be some reporting back on which gas meter sensors have worked and building some more and working on DIY SAP modelling of our own houses.

FUTURE SESSIONS

Each month we’ll expand on our understanding and starting to integrate the monitors in to different areas of Carbon Co-op’s development.

Topics will include:
- Yaye, more sensors! – air quality, ventilation flows, dew point
- User interfaces – your smart home on your smart phone
- Integrating Open Data sources
- Taking the power back! – Making better use of the surplus power we generate
- Zoning and home automation: “Monitors have only interpreted the home in various ways, the point is to change it.”

WHO’S IT FOR?

- Anyone using OpenEnergyMonitor kit: come and get help making it work better for you or share your knowledge and shiny dashboard goodness.
- Anyone with skills in physical electronics, web development, interface design or programming who wants to use that knowledge to avert this whole climate apocalypse thing.
- Anyone! There will be open space for small groups to focus on adding new sensors or hacking the user interface, there will always be a ‘newbies’ group for people interested in finding out more.

Come join the energy geek revolution.

Ecohome lab – Manchester

Thursday, March 28th, 2013
Carbon Co-op Community Renewables Finance School

Carbon Co-op Community Renewables Finance School

Title: Ecohome lab – Manchester
Location: MadLab
Date: 12-06-2013
Start Time: 17:00
End Time: 20:00
Register: here









We be focusing on home energy and environment monitors from OpenEnergyMonitor that were built at the April build day. Focus will be on troubleshooting for those who’ve not yet got it working, sharing ideas on the dashboards we’ve all been creating and getting gas metering working.
Three successful gas monitoring kits have been developed (by different developers for different meters) we’ll be building a few for people to test on their own systems.

 

FUTURE SESSIONS

Each month we’ll expand on our understanding and starting to integrate the monitors in to different areas of Carbon Co-op’s development.

Topics will include:
- Yaye, more sensors! – air quality, ventilation flows, dew point
- User interfaces – your smart home on your smart phone
- Gas meter bounties – monitoring the un-monitorable
- Integrating Open Data sources
- Taking the power back! – Making better use of the surplus power we generate
- Zoning and home automation: “Monitors have only interpreted the home in various ways, the point is to change it.”

WHO’S IT FOR?


- Anyone using OpenEnergyMonitor kit: come and get help making it work better for you or share your knowledge and shiny dashboard goodness.
- Anyone with skills in physical electronics, web development, interface design or programming who wants to use that knowledge to avert this whole climate apocalypse thing.
- Anyone! There will be open space for small groups to focus on adding new sensors or hacking the user interface, there will always be a ‘newbies’ group for people interested in finding out more.

Come join the energy geek revolution. We have biscuits…