Home Automation
Power Metering

 Just starting my research on this one. I would like a way of monitoring power usage to motivate our family to minimize power usage and reduce our bills.

 

Power basics:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_factor

 

This is what I was think for my house:

http://www.edcheung.com/automa/power.htm

www.theenergydetective.com/index.html

 

Here is an interesting meter reader:

http://www.telusplanet.net/public/jacobs2/jake/projel/pwrmtr/

 

More led projects:

offog.org/code/electricity.html

 

http://www.btinternet.com/~jon00/electmon.shtml

 

http://www.bwired.nl/How_stroom.asp

 

Not really sure what this does:

4sqrp.com/resource/power_meter/NorCal%20Christmas%20Power%20Meter.pdf

 

Unrelated power meters:

http://www.projects-lab.com/

 

Reading the power meter:

http://standby.lbl.gov/Measuring/electrometer.html

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electricity_meter