Category Archives for "Electricity"

Improving the Garage Light Controller

By Cressel

Garage Light image for openHab upgrade

In my original garage light controller post, had prepared a script to automatically launch the beagle bone black (BBB) web server. When I implemented the kiln controller, I also upgraded the garage light controller to interface with openHab. The new code for the BBB is in a zip file below. To run them, I just […]

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Garage Light Controller

By Cressel

This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. If you click the link and make a purchase I receive a small commission to keep Makercise up and running. View my privacy policy here. For the longest time, I have wanted to control my garage lights with something other than light switches. Why? I don’t have a switch […]

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How To Update Dated Outdoor Light Fixtures

By Cressel

Restyle Your Old Porch Lights My wife’s new wreath was the impetus for an overhaul of our porch lights. Sure, I could have gone to the home center and picked up some brand new fixtures, but I like the idea of reusing. The fixtures were functional but dated. At that was required to give these […]

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