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Controlling apartment warm water baseboard valve
I live in an apartment with warm water baseboards. There is one valve in the living room to control the water flow for the whole apartment. It's a valve that turns through 90 degrees. It has a bar for a handle rather than round handle like a sink tap might have.
It's hard to find the right setting on this valve as the lag is so long for the change to take effect, and turning it doesn't have a linear correlation to how much heat is provided.
I often find the place is too hot or too cold.
What I would like is a system that will open and close this valve on a signal from a thermostat.
Wireless would be good, but I can also tack wires to the walls if I have to.
From my googling it looks like what I need is a "motorized rotary zone valve actuator" or the like. I don't really know the terminology.
Then I need some way to drive it, and switch it via a thermostat.
A learning thermostat like a Nest would cool, but a more basic programmable one would also be OK.
It would be nice if I could program it to avoid turning on when I'm asleep since they tend to do a bit of ticking and banging when they warm up.
Thanks in advance for any help you can give.