A clean slate for 2017

Starting with a clean slate is sometimes a good idea. Especially if things start to get out of hand and you have so much on your plate that you have to press the reset button. If you are artistic in nature, the empty canvas is your starting point. Continue reading to find out how this…

Interesting loads in the home

As promised last week, I am posting some of the results today in graphical format. The data logger has been behaving exceptionally well and all data captured was logged accurately. By knowing how each load behaves, one can make very good predictions of how much energy each one will consume and therefore design and predict…

To measure is to know

There is a old dutch saying that goes like this: “Te meten is te weten”. This is very true for energy management. You can not manage successfully without measuring. About this time last year we were facing the start of load shedding. Very few of us realized at that time that the power interruptions of…