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Home Energy Horror Stories

What could be spookier than an energy vampire draining your utility bill? From phantom utility bills to malicious energy ghouls, we put on our ghostbusting hats this Halloween as we looked at some of the most “haunted” devices that were shared with...

Sense gets flexible with Flex Add-on Sensors

Flex add-on sensors for the Sense Home Energy Monitor give you flexible, new options for tracking energy in your home. Flex sensors offer three new capabilities: 1. Support for 400A split-service panels; or 2. Ability to monitor up to two 120V or...

What is that Unnamed Device?

Has Sense detected an unnamed device in your home? Some devices, like microwaves or lamps, have simple electrical patterns and are fairly easy to name, but others are more complex. For many larger appliances, Sense sees the individual internal...

What is Sense Labs?

We’re excited to announce Sense Labs, a new invention space in the Sense app where you can access early feature previews. In the Sense Labs section of our Community, users can submit and share their Sense Labs experience and exchange insights...

How Much Energy Does Your Refrigerator Really Use?

During summer, the fridge can seem like a tiny winter wonderland — a great place to crawl into and escape the heat. As you stand in front of your fridge cooling off for a moment or simply wondering what to snack on, consider that today’s...

What Your Utility Bill Doesn’t Tell You

There’s a saying “You get what you pay for,” but in one area of daily life, it’s hard to know exactly what you are paying for. Utility bills don’t give up much information besides what you owe for a month’s worth of electricity. There’s a...

Keeping a Lid on Higher Energy Bills This Summer

Our survey revealed surprising ways to stay cool and save more money. With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, most Americans are planning to spend time at home this summer–and they’re looking for ways to keep costs under control. New...