Energy Monitoring - Hardware
Energy monitoring @ Vaugrat uses a device called "CC128 Envi" from a company based in the UK Called Current Cost. This device has a "clamp connector" that clips to your main live feed as it enters the house. The information is relayed to a monitoring unit. This unit, connects to a PC with an optional USB data cable.
|On the PC I run a piece of software
The data is uploaded to the Pachube web site every 60 seconds. The web site, then provides the facilities for Graphs and other data extractions as required.
|There is also an iPhone Application (Pachube Mon) that I use to monitor usage remotely.|
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