Putting this at the start: for a while I couldn't figure out why Alexa couldn't voice control my mini splits through Pucks, but could change the temperature in the Alexa app (and of course in the Flair app).
It turns out that there was a name conflict between the rooms as set up in Flair app and groups that had already been set up in the Alexa Smart Home. I changed the Flair room names from e.g. "Downstairs" to "Downstairs Flair", added it to the "Downstairs" group, and everything works.
A few caveats to Alexa control of Pucks + mini splits:
- It would be useful just to be able to activate and deactivate rooms through Alexa, and have it use the default Away and Active temperatures
- Currently, changing the temperature in an inactive room doesn't seem to "stick"; it creates a "hold - inactive" that reverts to the "Away" temperature.
The second issue may also exist with turning the Puck dial in an inactive room. (Somewhat relatedly, it would be nice to activate a room through the Puck somehow, especially since creating holds in inactive rooms aren't currently working for me.)
Since it's hard to otherwise activate and deactivate rooms, I would love to get the "active" switch on the "front page" of the iPhone app the way it is on iPad and my.flair.co
Thanks! Great to see the progress made so far.
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