CABA Information Series

IS-2010-161: A Home Energy Management Network

This paper by HEMS Technology explains the utility goal to manage energy peaks versus the consumer goal to conserve energy.  The author recommends a home energy management system using home automation to respond to energy peaks by turning of appliances.  Energy management offered by a service provider who is not the utility is discussed.  Also, applications of home automation for other services such as telehealth are suggested.



























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