28 Mar '16, 9pm

[Blog] Energy Fit: Engaging Consumer Experiences That Lead to Better Energy Habits: Fitness wearables inspire

[Blog] Energy Fit: Engaging Consumer Experiences That Lead to Better Energy Habits: Fitness wearables inspire

Fitness wearables inspire people to change; to exercise more in order to meet their daily goals. These sophisticated gadgets gather previously untapped data about our everyday lives to give us a better understanding of ourselves – otherwise known as the “quantified self.” Like fitness wearables, exposing how we’re using energy can unlock our collective potential to reduce our electricity bills and our impact on the environment. Without an itemized energy bill, or even better, home energy insights, we’re in the dark about how much energy home appliances use and how we can reduce energy use. Utilities have the potential to inspire people to reach their energy goals whether they are cost, usage, or lifestyle related. Disaggregation - The Basis for Home Energy Fitness Disaggregation technology uses Smart Meter data already installed in the home to measure how much energy is us...

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