The AlertMe Smart Plug, from AlertMe, is a ZigBee Smart Plug. with Metering
The ability to control the Heating / Cooling of a home is a very important feature of any Control System. One of the key benefits of the AlertMe Smart Plug is that it helps you schedule and control the temperature of your home, even down to individual rooms.
The AlertMe Smart Plug can measure the temperature of any room, depending on where you have positioned the Smart Plug. By sending the current temperature of the locale, the AlertMe Smart Plug keeps the Control System informed about the current status. By recording this information, the Control System is able to create a profile of the temperature fluctuations in your home, including the time taken to heat the room, and for it to cool.
The Control System and the AlertMe Smart Plug, together with the historical temperature data makes it easy to accurately manage the heating in your home. When used in conjunction with the external weather conditions, the heating schedule can adapt automatically to the Heating / Cooling pattern, including down to individual room level, to retain the correct temperature for a comfortable environment. If the outside temperature changes suddenly, then the Contol System can make an intelligent decision to increase or decrease the heating to reflect the external conditions.
An important aspect of any Control System is the power used within the home as a whole, and by individual devices.
The AlertMe Smart Plug can be used to measure the power consumption of your home, or other items, such as fan heaters, televisions,etc. When used in conjunction with the Control System, the AlertMe Smart Plug can ensure you are always kept informed about just how much money you're spending on your electrical energy.
The AlertMe Smart Plug can be turned on / off via the Control System. This enables you to easily manage the state of the device. The on / off status of your AlertMe Smart Plug can be scheduled or configured to react automatically to other devices attached to your Control System.