Ever wish there was an app that could meter electricity, power consumption, solar production, home security, and help you conserve energy in your home? The Sense home energy monitor installs in your home’s electrical panel and brings energy insights and home awareness to you anywhere in the world through its iOS and Android apps.
Sense can detect what’s going on in your home primarily through machine learning. While it’s constantly collecting information to help our Data Science Team, we also count on users to help train Sense, through new features like “Device Is Not On.”
If you have ever asked a question about Sense, reported an issue , or shared your feedback, you’ve definitely talked to them. They are the ones working hard to make sure that you have a great experience with Sense. They are the Sense Support Team! We want to introduce you to the people behind the screen.
Sense has been selected as a finalist for Fast Company’s 2017 World Changing Ideas Award.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve closed a $14M Series A from Shell Technology Ventures and Energy Impact Partners in addition to our previous seed investors. We wanted to extend a big thank you to our team of enthusiastic early adopters.
Since energy efficiency is one of our primary goals at Sense, we are always looking for new ways to understand the factors that promote such efficiency. And conversely, we’d like to understand some of the drivers behind high energy consumption.
Data science is a hot field right now, so you can find plenty of articles about “how to become a data scientist,” but what does a job in data science mean? How do data science jobs differ from company to company? How high up the ladder can a data scientist climb?
Operators of the grid have to anticipate and respond to demand by adjusting the amount of electricity purchased and generated on a minute-by-minute basis.
Watch one of our data scientists, Etienne, trace the electrical signals from an example house and show you how he identifies them as devices, even when signals from multiple devices overlap.
Learn why we record data at such high frequency (millions of samples per second, in fact).
We are pleased to announce that Sense Solar is now available. Through the Sense Solar app, you can see your home energy usage and your solar production all in one view.
Read the results of our installation survey. Sense usually takes less than 30 minutes to install. Sense customers overwhelmingly find the installation process very straightforward.
The recent news about cloud-based Revolv shutting down and leaving users in the dust has led to folks asking about what might happen to their cloud-based Sense monitors if Sense the company closes. Here’s what we have to say.
We’re frequently asked whether Sense can tell the difference between two similar devices. Learn about Sense’s approach to handling similar devices in a home. Find out how it works and what makes it challenging.
Many members of the Sense team come from a speech recognition background… but it’s not actually as different from energy monitoring as you might think.
We’ve learned a lot about dishwashers while developing Sense. Our resident dishwasher expert shares some facts you may not have known about dishwashers, and about how we sense them.
We pay a lot of attention to news stories about energy here at Sense. Here are 5 renewable energy stories from around the world that we think are really interesting, and have been topics of water cooler discussion.