Node-RED Flow Overview

Home Assistant : Keep a plug always on (restore failed plugs)

Introduction This simple post explains how I setup a “Restore critical plugs powering off” and “Notify about critical plugs restoration” using Home Assistant and Node-RED. While this is hacky (in my case due to Home Assistant – Zigbee device updates : ZHA / ZHA_TOOLKIT OTA), it still fixes some real world issues like plugs turned off […]

Home Assistant to control per room valves on a schedule

A summarized guide in using Node-RED and JavaScript to schedule per room temperature with help of MOES Zigbee valves.


Setting up a Zigbee WiFi bridge using Tasmota and Sonoff hardware

Introduction This post is about bridging Zigbee devices to my Home Assistant server. From Wikipedia : “Zigbee is a low-cost, low-power, wireless mesh network standard targeted at battery-powered devices in wireless control and monitoring applications. Zigbee delivers low-latency communication. Zigbee chips are typically integrated with radios and with microcontrollers.” Make sure to not confuse with Z-Wave, they are […]

Sonoff RF Bridge 433 Mhz & Tasmota custom firmware

Introduction This project is about controlling power plugs connected to standing lights in my living room. I’ve a set of 3 plugs with one remote controller. The remote controller uses radio-frequencies (RF) to sent commands to the plugs. The RF are of the common 433 Mhz. My current home automation is hosted in-house and built […]