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220 volt plug-in energy monitor

energy-monitorPurpose

Records the highest power output reached, energy consumption, the amount of time that the monitored appliance is switched on, and the amount of time that the device is recording.

Further description

Some models will display a measured reading on a remote control. Each remote can manage 5 plug-in energy monitors.

Where can it be found

Various retailers

Authority

Lannion-Trégor Communauté

How it has been used to date

35 energy monitors have been used to measure the energy consumption of the computers used by the staff of the  Direction Aménagement Economie (Economic Planning Management) of Lannion-Trégor Communauté.

User Experience

Provides information on the energy consumption of the computers, and enables the most powerful devices, i.e. those that use the most energy, to be identified.

The more energy monitors there are, the more difficult it is for the remote controls to recognise the monitors plugged in.

Target audience

Staff.

Costs

Approximately £20

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