Windows 10 Fibaro Home Center 2 and 3 app

While working from home for eight months now I wanted to toggle a light or run a scene from my Windows 10 laptop. After some Googling I didn’t find an...

Let Sonos wake you up with your favorite music and soft home lights!

Almost two years ago I wrote an article about my advanced wake-up routine. In this Fibaro Home Center 2 LUA scene I use the Philips Hue API to retrieve the...

Smart Energy Management: control your Bosch dishwasher!

In the Netherlands there is a law that if you generate more sustainable energy via solar panels than you consume from your energy supplier when the sun is not shining,...

The Button: Lua code samples to use with Home Center 2

Sometimes I want to manually push a switch to turn on a device or simply run a light scene. Sometimes manual operation is faster than automation. The first Fibaro Button...

Intelligent rain detection for your Gardena robotic lawnmower

The Gardena SILENO Robotic Lawnmowers have no rain sensor, they just work in the rain. Amazing technology but when there is a rainstorm it’s safer to park the mower. I...

Garden irrigation: One-click watering with predefined time-out

With Fibaro Home Center 2 I can use the Sprinkler Panel to fully automate my garden watering with no effort. But sometimes I don’t want to fully automate something. For...