Sense Energy Monitor: First change to save money

Frequently running dehumidifier I made my first modification around the house in an attempt to save some energy about a week ago, but figured I would wait for some data before I posted about it.  The dehumidifier was one of the first items that were detected in the house and also looked to be one…

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Sense Energy Monitor: Found Chest Freezer

Chest freezer found This morning I received a notification that it found a new device called “Fridge 2”. I assumed it was actually the chest freezer since it is the last undetected device in the house I can think of similar to a fridge.  I rarely catch the chest freezer running, so it makes sense…

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Sense Energy Monitor: Renaming Devices

A slow down for devices found Well its been a few days since I last blogged about the Sense Energy Monitor and since a new device was found.  I was expecting this to happen at some point, just didn’t know when. It has found many devices that cycle on/off regularly and this makes sense as…

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Sense Energy Monitor: Two more devices learned

Two New Devices Detected Well last night I received another notification that 2 new devices have been learned.  So far the speed at which devices are being learned is encouraging since I had expected to wait two weeks before seeing any according to many reviews I read. Two Device Screenshots This time it found what…

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Sense Energy Monitor: device found and general thoughts

First device found

First Device Found Well I have found myself checking the app multiple times throughout the day and it has already detected its first device!  I’d have to say so far I am pleased. Tonight it has detected a device called “Heat 1” and I’m pretty sure it is the glow tube in my furnace. Sense…

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Sense Energy Monitor: Installation


First Impressions on Sense Energy Monitor Well I’m recently back into the blogging and wasn’t in the mode of taking many pictures to share my experience, I’ll get better, I promise. So tonight I installed a Sense home energy monitor in my house.  The product packaging was nice, but not too overdone to make you…

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Sense Home Energy Monitor Purchase

Sense Energy Monitor Purchase

Well it has been a while since I have blogged and have wanted to get back into it for some time now to talk about small projects I do here and there.  It turns out that it took a $299 purchase of the Sense Home Energy Monitor, a relatively quick install, and a post on…

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Build Update

Again I haven’t blogged for a while, but that is because I have been devoting much of my time to the actual build. Since the last post, I have been working on building the motor/transmission hump in the floor and finishing the battery rack. I will try to get pictures posted of everything soon. My…

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