Emporia launches Vue 3 Energy Monitor for circuit-level insight

Emporia Vue 3 home energy monitor

Home energy management provider Emporia launched the Vue 3 Energy Monitor last week, packed with new features and upgrades. The Vue 3 shares circuit-level insights from the home’s electrical panel on its home energy management app so that customers can automate, manage and control electricity usage.

The Vue 3 integrates with Emporia’s Smart Plugs, Level 2 EV Charger, Home Battery System, third party smart thermostats and appliances with automations to ensure customers see savings on energy bills.

“We see the Vue 3 as the backbone of our Home Energy Management System and growing ecosystem of automated energy management tools,” said Shawn McLaughlin, chief executive officer, Emporia. “By taking in feedback from a variety of sources and making design improvements, we’ve been able to deliver a number of feature upgrades that not only make the Vue 3 the most user-friendly product in its class but also deliver even more accurate readings for maximum savings.”

At launch, the Vue 3 Energy Monitor will be enabled with Home Connect support. This integration gives Emporia’s Vue 3 Energy Monitor the ability to control the connected appliances homeowners already have in order to save money on energy bills when electricity is more expensive or to utilize otherwise wasted energy from solar. Connected washers, dryers, refrigerators, wine coolers, and dishwashers from brands such as Bosch, Thermador, Siemens, Neff, Gaggenau and more can be managed.

New features and enhancements to the Vue 3:

  • Improved accuracy across a range of load power factors. Voltage channels are now independently measured, essentially eliminating errors caused by adjacent channels.
  • In addition to WiFi, the Vue 3 Energy Monitor now offers a wired Ethernet connection.
  • CT sensor connections have been upgraded to more secure and reliable screw terminals / ports. Also, screw terminals allow the power harness and CT wires to be trimmed to reduce clutter in the panel.
  • Energy monitor is UL 61010 certified and now certified for operation at altitudes up to 3000m up from 2000m.
  • Compatible with DIN rail mounting for a more durable installation. Branch sensor ports are consolidated on a single side and all surfaces are flattened to provide more installation options in tight spaces.

The Vue 3 Energy Monitor is available today starting at $99 for whole home monitoring, $149 for whole home plus 8 individual appliance/circuit sensors, and $199.99 for whole home plus 16 individual appliance/circuit sensors.

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