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Metering & monitoring


Technology Description:

  1. Meters manage energy the customer needs to measure and monitor it with displays or meters.
  2. Smart meters have an additional purpose to enable two-way communication between the meter and the central system.

Energy saving benefit and/or carbon reductions

Potentially helps reduce energy bills, lowering householder energy consumption through energy use awareness and behaviour change.

Upskilling advice

  • Manufacturers may provide product - specific training.

  • Product Awareness - More information on smart metering for contractors.

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An Introduction to Smart Homes

(PDF, 1.5 MB)

ECA ITEC Guide to Datacomms - An Introduction to Smart Homes, The Green Smart Home