Energy monitors for your home - more penny pinching ahoy
We've talked about home energy monitors on several occasions, and here's another new one - the CC128 from Current Cost. What the crivens is the point of such a device? Most of the wastage in the home is usually from small amounts of energy that seem insignificant, but according to their blog, just 4 watts left on continually is one per cent of the average domestic bill. True fact, fact fans.
So this gizmo displays current electricity usage in real time throughout the day and predicts how much electric you're on course to use. It also allows you to compare to usage on previous days so you can determine where you're wasting it, and it's blindingly simple to fit - no more complicated than clipping a hoop over a cable:
According to the Current Cost shop on eBay, one of these beauties costs £49.50 - all very good and reasonably affordable. Our only beef with the whole thing is their promotional video - you might be saving on your leccy bill, but for god's sake spend it on your marketing, will you?