In my 9 to 5 job, I manage energy. There are literally 80+ meters providing systems information at the click of a mouse, and I am always looking for ways to save based on what those meters tell me. Sadly, I have not been able to do this same thing with my home because I dont have the equivalent metering system for my home.
But wait, yes I do! Toronto Hydro installed a smart meter on my home, and I have been billed for time-of-use consumption since I moved in. The Toronto Hydro portal to see this information is simple and functional. My page looks like this:
Functional, not flashy. No analysis beyond the hard data, which is what you would expect from your utility – whose job is to get you the energy, and bill you for it. They let you decide what to do with the information. Note that…
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