This Automated House


Most of the modifications listed herein are not approved by UL.  Some of them involve dangerous voltages and/or hazardous conditions.  These pages are meant for educational purposes only.  Any attempt to duplicate the modifications are done at your own risk.

Here's a listing of some of our favorite HA projects.  Most of these involve the use of X10 technology.  The links at the side provide step by step instructions, parts lists, estimated costs and pictures.  The project pages are intended to complement the projects described in our videos.

Also be sure to check out some of the projects from our friend el34.  Here's a link to his site.  El34 has done some really great things with x10.

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HA projects don't have to be restricted to x10 or other home automation technologies.