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…

What is holding you back?

I love hot cross buns. Thanks to this treat every year we are all reminded of the crucifixion of Jesus that took place some 2000 years ago. It is quite interesting to read in Matthew 26 and Mark 14 that Jesus was so anxious and fearful of what was about to happen to him that…