A sensor jaw, a compatible electricity monitor
, is plugged to your electricity supply that, in turn, is connected to a transmitter which sends a signal every six seconds to the monitor.
THE OWL wireless electricity monitor
is available for pounds 35.
Even by making small improvements such as using an electricity monitor
, energy efficient light bulbs fitting or fitting a smart meter, can make a difference, while bigger innovations, such as installing solar panels are a viable investment for the future.
Electricity-saving company OWL are offering four readers a chance to win a Pink Micro electricity monitor
(RRP pounds 25.
Customers get a pounds 30 electricity monitor
and benefit from insulation discounts.
The kit includes an electricity monitor
and easy-to-use software for energy calculations.
Cognitive behavioural therapist Emilio Carmine, aged 43, from Malvern, Worcester discovered the OWL Wireless Electricity Monitor
and purports it has changed his energy-wasting ways for the better.
Other small steps you can take that add up to a big difference in your home's energy efficiency and running costs include filling gaps between floorboards to prevent draughts and making rooms more heat efficient with specialist floorboard fillers; ensure your radiators are regularly bled, so that they don't have any air in them; fit radiator panels to prevent vital heat from being lost on the wall behind the radiator; install a draught excluder on your letterbox to prevent heat loss; and install an electricity monitor
so that you can see where you use the most power and see where you could potentially save energy.
Building on the success of the OWL Wireless Electricity Monitor
, OWL is launching a new range of electricity-saving devices that will appeal to anyone wanting to reduce their electricity bills and cut back on your carbon footprint.
After spending a fortune trying to solve a mysterious problem with her car battery, she discovered that the cause of the problem was in fact an electricity monitor
Thermal images have been taken of homes and households have been offered an Eco-eye electricity monitor
to find out how much power their appliances are using.
And just to make sure they aren't tempted to switch them back on too quickly, one in 14 has fitted an electricity monitor