Problem: Brad often had to go downstairs in the middle of the night to adjust the single-zoned thermostat when the bedroom got too warm.
Solution: Giant button he could reach over and smack to dial the temperature down a couple of degrees.
More precisely, giant button that communicates with a Linux Server via a PIC USB Controller so that the Linux Server can use a Python script to contact Honeywell's cloud based control, and have it talk to the thermostat over WiFi to tell it to dial the temperature down a bit.
This is exactly the kind of over-engineered, Rube Goldberg-esq solution to a household problem we love to see at MakeIt Labs.
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