Home Automation with
Airthings & Homey

What's Homey?

Homey is an easy-to-use smart home control and automation system that lets you manage your home from anywhere in the world. Airthings Internet-connected monitors can be used with Homey to trigger your home's other smart devices. In Homey, you create Flows in which events or devices trigger one another. Flows are a snap to set up and make it simple to have a more comfortable, secure, energy efficient and fun home. 

Homey talks with more than 50,000 devices from over 1000 different brands so you can create an infinite number of Flows! Homey also provides insights into your energy usage – of the whole home, and even per device, helping you save energy. In short: with Homey your smart home works the way you want it to.

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Getting started with Homey

Starting with Homey is a snap. Just download the Homey app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store, and create your Homey account. Then, add your home’s internet-connected Airthings monitors and any other smart devices you have from brands like Philips, Sonos, Nuki, Dyson, and many more.

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The Homey family

The Homey system, including devices like Homey Bridge and Homey Pro, makes it possible to unite all your smart home products, regardless of the protocol they use. It can even provide insight into your energy usage per device or in your entire home, helping you to reduce energy waste and save money.  

Airthings Wave monitors that are not connected to the internet via an Airthings hub device talk to Homey devices via Bluetooth LE (BLE).

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Airthings & Homey FAQ

Airthings monitors can be used to trigger Homey flows thanks to cloud-to-cloud and BLE integrations. Here's some more information about how Airthings talks with Homey.

Yes. Homey Flows are triggered by real-time air quality data that’s sent to your account in the Airthings cloud or sent directly from your Wave monitor to your Homey Bridge or Homey Pro device.

Internet-connected monitors
All View series monitors, including View Plus,  or Wave monitors connected with an Airthings hub make data available to Homey via the cloud-to-cloud integration. View monitors do not connect via BLE to Homey Bridge or Homey Pro devices.

BLE-connected monitors
Airthings Wave monitors that are not connected to an Airthings hub can connect with Homey Bridge and Homey Pro devices. Be aware that the stability of the BLE connection between the monitor and the Homey device will be dependent upon distance and on any obstacles that may block the BLE link.

Make it easier to manage and improve the air quality in your home by combining Airthings monitor readings’ with Homey. With the data your Airthings monitor provides, you have a multitude of useful Flows like these.

  • - Receive a notification on your Sonos speakers when it’s time to air-out a room. 

  • - Turn on your air purifier when PM or VOCs are on the rise, turn it off when levels normalize.

  • - Start your smart ceiling fan when the levels of CO2 get too high. 

  • - Turn on ventilation when people are home.

  • - Adjust speed of circulation fan based on CO2 levels or if people are home or not.

If you're having trouble setting up a flow using your Airthings device with Homey, help is available by email.

You should always use the Airthings app to set up your new Airthings device and make sure that it has the latest firmware update. 
And while you can check the latest measurements using the Homey app, the Airthings app provides interactive graphs with timestamps that allow you to really analyze your air quality data and spot trends. It’s definitely worth keeping around!