Find your Power Zones with Circuit Detective
I first ventured down the path of energy monitoring in the Winter of 2006. I was living in a 2 bedroom apartment with a friend and our electricity bills were outrageous! For instance, the kWh usage from 12/06-2/07 compared to the same months in '08-09 in my new and bigger town-home (I moved) is as follows:
As I discussed in monitoring intro, knowing how you are using your power is one of the most important steps to take for your energy conservation efforts. While we wait for the smart grid to arrive, we have a few options on the monitoring front.