Home automation based on arduino and raspberry Pi technology
The slic-home is movable, self sustainable unit consisting of the following technologies:
- Rain water recovery
- Solar water heating panels
- Photovoltaic panels with a roof top tracker
- Battery power
- Backup disel generator
The heart of the system is the monitoring of the different parameters such as temperature in the house, temperature of the water, air quality, water quality and water tank filling and to control different actors to ensure the living quality of the home unit even in very cold environments (Northern part of Minnesota).