Home Assistant will be the brains of our entire Smart RV, so in this blog post we'll be installing it on a Raspberry Pi connected to WiFi, ready to start adding devices.
Follow along in this tutorial series as I walk you through the steps to build out a home automation system based around Home Assistant and create your very own DIY Smart RV.
After sharing our Smart RV tour, we've been inspired to take things further with lots of new ideas for creating the ultimate home automation system in our RV.
A smart RV isn't just about turning on the lights with your phone. It's about using technology to make your RV more comfortable, efficient and secure!
Thermostatsview more »
Will this WiFi thermostat run on 12V as suggested by an online review, and therefore work in an RV? Only one way to find out - we bought one to test!
We installed the new MicroAir EasyTouch RV thermostat to put it through its paces and see if this Bluetooth and WiFi thermostat should be your next RV upgrade.
Smart Devicesview more »
Sonoff smart plugs are an easy way to get started with home automation, controlling 120V appliances directly with Home Assistant.
Earlier this year, MicroAir launched their brand new EasyTouch RV thermostat - a first for the RV industry. It looks promising, but should you buy one? We take a look to find out!
Networkingview more »
If you expose Home Assistant to the internet, it's your responsibility to keep it secure. Here's how I implemented a Web Application Firewall to help improve security.
Sick of unreliable and slow RV park WiFi? Struggling with cellular connectivity? We signed up for Xfinity for high-speed cable internet in our RV this winter.