Category Archives: Home Energy Monitor

ADE7763 Part-2

Having recently gotten my DigiKey order I installed the crystal and its load caps on the breadboard circuit. Next I started to work on the communications to the ADE. I quickly learned that the Endian-nes of the ADE and and … Continue reading

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ADE7763 for energy monitor

Stumbled across the Analog Devices ADE7763 IC. It is a chip dedicated to single phase energy monitoring. It has inputs for current and voltage sensors. The chip takes these values, computes the RMS values, takes the product, and integrates it … Continue reading

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Home Energy Monitor (Furnace Editition)

Over the weekend I started building an interface for an Arduino to monitor my heating system as part of the whole house energy monitoring project. I happen to have a rather strange heating system. The house was built using all … Continue reading

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HomePowerMonitor with a CS5460A?

A poster on the Sparkfun forums (donnib) clued me into the Cirrus Logic CS5460A Power/Energy IC. This part appears to be designed specifically to be the backbone of a power meter. It takes as inputs the instantaneous voltage and current … Continue reading

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HomePowerMonitor on an Arduino? First tests.

Using an Arduino for my Home Power Monitor (HPM) has many advantages. It is cheap, simple, small, and has a good user base behind it. But could it meet my requirements (more on these in a future post)? To find … Continue reading

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Start of a HomePowerMonitor Design

So what does one do when you want to put in a whole home power monitor? Hit Google of course. After many hours of searching, I found numerous consumer power monitor systems and countless industrial systems. The industrial systems where … Continue reading

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Sources of data on Home Energy Monitoring

This posting will be updated with external sources of information of power measurement.

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Power monitor

Over the last few years my wife and I have noticed out electric bill getting larger and larger. This is not surprising with the cost of everything going up, but what does bother me is that our usage of power … Continue reading

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