Entry Levll kit coming right up

My Levll prototype is on worse hardware than the entry Levll kit. I use a Raspberry Pi 3 w/ 32GB offbrand SD card, outside the case. The entry level kit comes with the CanaKit basic (except we do the assembly), which includes their UL-listed case, on/off switch, and quickstart guide. Read more…

Thermostat

Levll kits include a Z-wave plus thermostat. If you do not need a smart thermostat, you may swap it out with a 40A heavy duty switch. Be aware that the switch requires an electrician to install. Although its strongly suggested a technician installs any Levll kit. We’re happy to refer Read more…

Motion Sensors

We assume you want the Aeotec multi-sensor 6 unless you tell us otherwise. You may substitute a multi-sensor 6 for a single Aeotec Door/Window sensor or recessed door sensor, or alternately two recessor mounting kits. Let us know your preference during checkout. Battery powered is fine too, Zwave devices are Read more…

Smart Hub

Remember how all of the Apollo astronaut mission commands could be performed on something with the computing capacity of a calculator (or something like that)? A smart hub is a built-for-purpose computer, whether it be large or small. There can be hubs which talk to other hubs, which can make Read more…

What is a bad thermostat?

Thermostats are best if kept simple. Programmable thermostats are complicated, but can save money. Smart thermostats are less complicated, but expensive. My power company is Coast Electric EPA in Mississippi and their time of use electric rates are reasonable. The electric rate increases 4x for 2-3 hours per day. It Read more…

Z-Stick

Z-wave Plus is a smart home communications protocol that keeps your smart devices isolated from your wifi network. We select our Z-wave stick based on brand compatibility with the Raspberry Pi 3. Product Documentation

Home Assistant

One of Github’s top 10 open-sourced projects, Home Assistant is its own home automation software. While compatible with Alexa, Google Home, and other smart hubs and devices, Home Assistant is particularly valued for its deference to internet security, with its ability to operating 100% locally without an internet connection. Optional Read more…

Home Energy Monitor

Installs inside or next to the electric service panel up to 200A. Powered by a 120V power wall outlet or breaker if installed inside the electric service panel. Should be installed by an electrician. Many energy monitors can sense your consumption. Ours relays that information to the smart home network Read more…

Zwave Plus Range Extender

Our system is local and operates independent of your wifi, using the “Zwave plus” standard. A range extender is necessary to improve signal quality between the various smart home devices. Included in both the 120V and 240V Level One kit. Product Documentation

Heavy Duty Switch

Perfect for electric water tanks and other 240V “double pole breaker” loads up to 40 amps. Includes ring terminals and cable. Mounts inside or outside an electric service panel. Your electrician should install this one. Not included in the launch kit. Product Documentation

Wall Plugs

Converts an ordinary power outlet into an electricity-sensing smart plug. Perfect for controlling freezers, refrigerators, humidifiers, and other plug-in continuous loads. Our 120V kit comes with four smart switches programmed to switch on or off to fit your electrical needs. Our 240V kit comes two 120V smart switches as well Read more…