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Nest thermostat owners out in the cold after software update cockup

Robert Moore

Re: I can handle this one

> Yes, it does seem like an ideal Raspberry Pi / Python project.

As it did to me a little over a year ago when I built my Raspberry PI controlled thermostat.

Temperature sensor, Solid State Relay to turn on and off the furnace, and a cron job to adjust the temperature for time of day. Saved me a bundle last winter when I was traveling for work.

Set the temp to 10C while I was away, then VPN into my home network, ssh into the r-pi, and reset to normal temps just before I started for home. By the time I drove 4 hours home the house was nice and toasty warm.

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