The Blueline PowerCost Monitor is a wireless energy monitor for your home. It can tell you at a glance how much electricity your home is using from moment-to-moment and in total.
Tests have proven that householders who use real-time feedback can reduce electricity use by five to 20 per cent. This is the advantage of having real-time feedback on your electricity. Make the PowerCost Monitor a part of your daily routine and the real-time feedback will mean real savings. You'll be surprised at the energy some of your household items use!
Why It's Good
Knowing how much electricity your house is using is key to reducing your consumption. A appliance energy monitor like one of the Blueline PowerCost Monitor is a must have item if you want to cut down your electricity use, save money and lower your carbon footprint. You can see the exact cost of your household power use in real-time - both cost the earth and cost to your wallet. Seeing instantly the effect of turning on some appliances will really affect your habits. See our blog for my experiences with my home energy monitor.
- Measures electricity use and temperature
- Input electricity rates to see household real-time running cost and average monthly running cost
- Displays cost ($) or power (kW) consumed
- Adjustable energy rate to match on/off peak energy costs
- 1 year warranty
How To Recycle
All electronic products should be recycled at dedicated municipal recycling centers. Never throw electronics in the trash, not only does it add to land fill waste it is discarding valuable, energy-intensive materials.
Comparison of Energy Monitors
|Company||Bluecost PowerLine||T.E.D. - The Energy Detective||Cent-A-Meter|
|Max Volts (V)||No||120V / 240V||120V /240V|
|Running Cost ($)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Average Running Cost ($ per month)||Yes||Yes|
|Cumulative Cost ($)||Yes||Yes|
|CO2 Emissions (lbs)||No||No||Yes|
|Power and Energy Readings|
|Kilowatt Hours (kWh)||Yes||Yes (total, projected)||No|
|Watts, Kilowatts (W/kW)||Yes||Yes (instantaneuous, max)||Yes|
|Memory (max)||No||Yes (12 months)||No|
|Screen||Remote LCD||Remote LCD||Remote LCD|
|Software (System)||No||Yes (Windows)||No|
|Warranty||1 year||1 year||1 year|
|Adjustable Energy Rate||Yes||Yes (True energy bill emulation)||Yes|
|Disclaimer: Accurate at time of writing. If there is a must have feature please check manuals on product pages|
|Energy Monitor Type||Whole House Monitor|