Sometimes you can be overcome with too much information and too little time, leading to missed energy saving opportunities. What if you had a system that could draw your attention to abnormal energy performance? Would this make savings much easier and optimise your time?

Try out Sentinel now

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Sentinel is a smart software engine that predicts what your energy use should be at any point of time for all your circuits, and that continuously compares your real energy use against the predicted one to discover unusual energy performance.

Most dashboards will show you consumption levels, and you will have to spend hours discovering if start/end times are correct and if power levels are expected for that given day.

(no context, what should you do now?)

With Sentinel Trends we overlay your consumption with the predicted levels, so you immediately know if you’re on target or if some of your circuits require attention.

(consumption is on target, move on)

To access Sentinel Trends, click on Sentinel Trends on your Dashboard top menu.

Receive Sentinel notifications for immediate savings

In addition to allowing you to monitor and benchmark the performance of your building at all times, Sentinel enables you to be alerted as soon as inefficiencies and abnormal load demand are detected, for easy savings.

(consumption was abnormally high that afternoon, great that Sentinel sent a SMS text to the floor manager to return consumption back to normal)

To enable Sentinel alerts, click on Notifications Settings in your Dashboard Home page. Create new Detectors for the circuits you want to be alerted for and that’s it!

Any deviation from the expected consumption will from now on trigger real-time notifications visible within your Dashboard Home page, or sent to you via email and sms, proactively calling you for action with custom recommendations.

To summarise, check Sentinel Trends regularly and react quickly to Sentinel alerts, look how what is happening with your energy use, and ask yourself the right questions:

  • Am I on target?

  • Why has my consumption jumped or remained very high after hours?

  • Can I do something about it right now?

Try out Sentinel now

Contact us if you want to set up a Wattics Dashboard account

We will never stop innovating! We want our customers to have the most innovative energy management solutions in the market, and that’s why we’re pioneering solutions like Sentinel for you.

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Anthony Schoofs

Chief Technical Officer at Wattics

Anthony drives Wattics' innovation on energy efficiency for industrial and grid environments. Anthony is also behind, a blog covering technology advances within the smart grid and IoT markets, and was listed in 2011 amongst the top 100 IoT thinkers. Anthony was recently awarded the Globe Sustainability Research Award for his contribution to advancing knowledge on sustainability.

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