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PowerCost Monitor BLI 28000


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The PowerCost Monitor™ is an easy-to-use and easy-to-install home electricity monitor that gives you and your family, real time feedback on how you are consuming electricity in your home. It can tell you at a glance how much electricity you are consuming in total at any particular time.
By installing a PowerCost Monitior™ and changing how you consume electricity you can save up to $250 per year on your home electricity bill.

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PowerCost Monitor BLI 28000

  1. 1. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>by Blueline Innovations </li></ul>
  2. 2. PowerCost Monitor By BlueLine Innovations From Polar Bear Planet
  3. 3. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Proven Behavior Change Enabler Proven Energy Reductions </li></ul><ul><li>The Time is Right! </li></ul><ul><li>The Impact is Real, Significant and Sustainable </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce Energy Consumption – up to18% </li></ul><ul><li>Polar Bear Planet </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Power of Real Time Information
  5. 5. PowerCost Monitor components <ul><li>Three Components: </li></ul><ul><li>Sensor unit attaches </li></ul><ul><li>passively to the </li></ul><ul><li>electric meter sends </li></ul><ul><li>info wirelessly to: </li></ul><ul><li>Portable Monitor , which </li></ul><ul><li>shows real time </li></ul><ul><li>energy cost in dollars </li></ul><ul><li>and cents </li></ul><ul><li>WiFi Gateway sends </li></ul><ul><li>data to wireless </li></ul><ul><li>router </li></ul>
  6. 6. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Blue Line Innovations Inc. Background </li></ul><ul><li>• Category Pioneer – Innovator </li></ul><ul><li>• Private Company – Canada </li></ul><ul><li>• On the market – US & Canada 5+ years </li></ul><ul><li>• 130,000 + homes to date </li></ul><ul><li>• 125+ active programs with utilities </li></ul><ul><li>• Extensively researched – Blue Line Innovations, </li></ul><ul><li>Utilities and Independent 3rd party Research </li></ul>
  7. 7. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Target Customer </li></ul><ul><li>• Residential </li></ul><ul><li>• Single Unit – homes </li></ul><ul><li>• Engaged Family </li></ul><ul><li>• Purchase Motivation </li></ul><ul><li>– Lower my monthly </li></ul><ul><li>electricity bill </li></ul><ul><li>– Save $’s </li></ul>
  8. 8. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Research Learning's – most common findings </li></ul><ul><li>• Households using the PowerCost Monitor experience </li></ul><ul><li>energy reductions of up to18%. </li></ul><ul><li>• Range influenced by </li></ul><ul><li>– Electric as primary heat source </li></ul><ul><li>– *** Electric hot water heating – big driver </li></ul><ul><li>– Family inclusion – engagement </li></ul><ul><li>• 65%+, made long term behavior change </li></ul><ul><li>• 60%+, note decrease in energy consumption </li></ul><ul><li>• 80%+, customer satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>• 85%+, would recommend to a friend </li></ul><ul><li>• 50%+, check the PowerCost Monitor 1 or more times/day </li></ul>
  9. 9. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Utility Case Study – Hydro One, Ontario Canada </li></ul><ul><li>• largest pilot to date – 30,000 customers – 18 months </li></ul><ul><li>• Hard electricity consumption results over 18 months </li></ul><ul><li>– Average 6.5% reduction – all households </li></ul><ul><li>– Up to 15% reduction </li></ul><ul><li>• &quot;I'm very pleased with the results,&quot; said Peter Love, </li></ul><ul><li>Ontario's chief energy conservation officer, adding that the </li></ul><ul><li>numbers are in line with the conservation targets he set in </li></ul><ul><li>his annual report” </li></ul>
  10. 10. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Academic Research </li></ul><ul><li>Research concept not new. Results Consistent. </li></ul><ul><li>Not Commercialized until 2004 with introduction of the </li></ul><ul><li>PowerCost Monitor </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study Date Energy Savings </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Darby Apr 2006 5-15% </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain May 2006 7-10% </li></ul><ul><li>Wood & Newborough 2003 15% </li></ul><ul><li>Dobson & Griffin 1992 13% </li></ul><ul><li>Van Houwelingen & Raaij 1989 12% </li></ul><ul><li>Hutton & Mauser 1986 4-7% </li></ul><ul><li>McLelland & Cook 1979 12% </li></ul>
  11. 11. PowerCost Monitor <ul><li>Start Today </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor Electricity Usage </li></ul><ul><li>“Change and Protect” </li></ul>