Sense Blog

Cable DVRs Promote Fake Power Saving Mode

Our testing on the Xfinity X1 DVR found that turning on power save mode reduced power use from 26 watts to 24.5 watts. A tiny savings of only 1.5 watts.

What’s Happening In Your Home?

The custom notifications feature helps you keep an eye on home activity and provides a heads up when something might be left on or using too much energy.

Announcing our Integration with Philips Hue Lighting

Sense's integration with Philips Hue is just the first step towards powerful integrations that help improve device detection and bring device control right inside the Sense app.


Getting Started

Sense in panel

Will Sense Work In My Home?

Interested in buying the Sense home energy monitor, but want to be sure it will work in your home? Take a look at this article, and find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.


Solving Hardware Problems

Our Senior Hardware Engineer illustrates one of the many challenges involved in building hardware designed to live inside the home’s electric panel.

Finding an Electrician

Check out our tips for finding a qualified electrician, and get recommendations for the best electricians near you so you can install your Sense as soon as it arrives!

How the Sense Energy Monitor Works

With Sense, you can track your energy usage in real-time down to the second, identify energy hogs in your home and even set notifications to track the use of specific devices. How does Sense do all this? It all starts with the small orange box that...