In our house, we have an Ecobee4 controlling central air/heat, and we also installed a Mitsubishi mini-split in the bedroom so that we can sleep in near sub-freezing temperatures. :) The mini--split doesn't support WiFi, so I purchased the Puck so that I can do schedules, Alexa, and control from a smartphone app. I've been working on integrating everything together, but I don't have it quite right. Was looking for advice.
Right now we have a schedule set on Ecobee for home/away, which can be overridden by occupancy. Occupancy is setup using a combination of geofencing through Life360 and IFTTT rules so that if everyone is home, it won't switch to away until the last person leaves the house, and will switch to home when they first person comes back.
I have the Puck controlling the mini-split on it's own schedule: low temperature over night, high temperature during the day. However, this morning,when Ecboee switched to Away, the Flair switched off the mini-split rather than raising the temperature.
1. How do I set up the scheduling so that Home/Away on either device does not effect the mini-split?
2. The reason I'm using Life360 and IFTTT is that the Ecobee (as far as I can tell) determines occupancy by motion detection or geofencing via only one user. Can I use the Puck to determine if everyone is home or away for my Ecobee via geofencing/beaconing of multiple users, letting me simplify and cutting out Life360 and IFTTT?
3. Are the beacons working? I can't find any information on it.
Let me know if you need any more information.
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