After finding the Keep Me Cozy II smartapp does not work very well at operating a thermostat with a remote temperature sensor, I need another way to solve my problem.
Basically, when I turn on my fireplace, the temperature at the thermostat rises and shuts off the furnace and the bedrooms get cold. At the moment I have a “Fireplace On” and “Fireplace Off” routine setup that changes the thermostat settings and I manually switch them with my phone.
Is there a way to automate these routines so that they turn on or off with a temperature sensor placed near the fireplace?
Or is there a better way to solve this problem? Maybe some kind of relay on the fireplace that lets you know it’s on?
Sorry to bother you again, but is there a reference for how to upload a smartapp that someone else created? I have gotten at far as setting up an account at “github” and an account at “graph.api.smartthings.com” to see my setup, but can’t figure out the next step.
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Go into the IDE, Click "My Smart Apps"
Click 'New SmartApp’
Click 'From Code’
Paste the code
Click “Publish”, ‘For Me’