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Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:27 am
by nlagaros
All,

I have finally made contact with Honeywell and am authorized to use their official API to build a plugin for Indigo. It's taken some time, discussions, and a bit of paperwork to get to this point -- and there is a process, so I don't have an ETA on the revamped plugin. I'm pretty excited to do things the right way with their hardware. I have my API key and am waiting for their help to connect one of my thermostats to the development environment.

More to come soon...

-Nick

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:20 am
by jay (support)
Awesome - I'll be moving to a new home late this year so that'll be a good time to look at new thermostats.

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 12:31 pm
by howartp
jay (support) wrote:
Awesome - I'll be moving to a new home late this year

We must be paying you too much. :-)


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Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 1:26 pm
by jalves
Looking forward to this plug-in. :D

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 3:24 pm
by jay (support)
howartp wrote:
jay (support) wrote:
Awesome - I'll be moving to a new home late this year

We must be paying you too much. :-)


New to me, that is. And, you're assuming I'm upsizing vs downsizing... :D

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2016 5:19 pm
by durosity
You're a Texan, 'downsizing' isn't in your vocabulary ;)


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Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 10:54 pm
by resnick
Hi Nick,

With the new API, are you still going to have to go through the Honeywell web site to talk to these thermostats, or is there some sort of more direct access? I'm going to have several Mitsubishi MHK1 thermostats with my new minisplit system, which I believe are Honeywell thermostats at core.

Also: Anything I can do to help, by way of testing or otherwise?

Thanks for your work on this.

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:04 am
by nlagaros
Unfortunately not direct access to the thermostats. I am going to be using and api and event queue that communicates with the Total Connect Comfort servers. I'm not even close yet - I have a session with their developers today to review some issues I'm having. I figure I'm about 3 weeks out from having something to test.


If your thermostats work with the Honeywell Total Connect Comfort website, then this plugin should work when ready.

resnick wrote:
Hi Nick,

With the new API, are you still going to have to go through the Honeywell web site to talk to these thermostats, or is there some sort of more direct access? I'm going to have several Mitsubishi MHK1 thermostats with my new minisplit system, which I believe are Honeywell thermostats at core.

Also: Anything I can do to help, by way of testing or otherwise?

Thanks for your work on this.

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:20 pm
by nlagaros
A quick update:

I've made progress and am about 80% complete with the new plugin. I have to work out event updates but will hopefully be through it in the next few days. If all goes well, I may have a production plugin next week. The official API is pretty responsive so I'm pretty excited to share this with my the Indigo community.

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:45 am
by ACCRipon
jay (support) wrote:
howartp wrote:
jay (support) wrote:
Awesome - I'll be moving to a new home late this year

We must be paying you too much. :-)


New to me, that is. And, you're assuming I'm upsizing vs downsizing... :D


Nah, we are paying him just right or a little below! :D

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:50 am
by ACCRipon
nlagaros wrote:
A quick update:

I've made progress and am about 80% complete with the new plugin. I have to work out event updates but will hopefully be through it in the next few days. If all goes well, I may have a production plugin next week. The official API is pretty responsive so I'm pretty excited to share this with my the Indigo community.


VERY nice! Looking forward to it also.

Staples has a great deal on the color RTH9580WF @ $119.00

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 9:28 am
by wideglidejrp
Nick, you are about to be my hero once again. While I was away for a few days, the condo I live in installed new dehumidifiers in all the units. They removed my Honeywell z-wave thermostat and replaced it with the Honeywell VisionPRO 8000 Touchscreen Programmable. It is a nice unit, but of course does not (yet) work with Indigo. I look forward to your new plugin.

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:43 am
by petematheson
Looking forward to your updates on this one!

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:09 am
by petematheson
Hey Nick,

Just wondering how you are getting on with the new API's?
No updates for a while - assume you have hit some roadblocks !?

Re: Honeywell Total Connect Comfort API

PostPosted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 12:07 pm
by nlagaros
Sorry guys -- I'm almost there. Just waiting for production api keys that work. I had a failed attempt this weekend. This should get sorted out in the next day or so. The plugin should then work out of the box for the Wifi 9580 thermostat. Once this is up and running, I'll look into integrating the Evohome models.