Flukso Energy Meter Monitoring Pack: Part 4: Seeing it all in action

This blog post is part of a series check out the other posts in this series: Part 1: How did I get data Part 2: Get data into SCOM from MySQL Part 3: Create the MP Part 4: Seeing it in action So after all this hard work. To get the data into my MySQL dbase and into SCOM. What can I actually do with it? This is the second part of  a far greater monitoring project I’m building to basically monitor my house but now I have control over the temperature and heating in my house using the Nest Thermostat monitoring pack AND can check on my power consumption and basically control my electrical bill. I’ve created the views in the flukso monitoring view for electricity: Nothing much we can do with this view as this is actually giving me a good reading. It’s in fact what we can do with the data which get into SCOM. Because this data is now into SCOM we can use...
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Flukso Energy meter monitoring pack: Part 2: Get data into MySQL

This blog post is part of a series check out the other posts in this series: Part 1: Intro on the device used Part 2: Get data into MySQL Part 3: Get data into SCOM Part 4: Seeing it in action So after we have successfully installed the device and data is flowing to the flukso website we get a nice graph on our dashboard which is available by logging into the website: Cool… So now we get a clear overview of our energy consumption. But there’s nothing we can do with it basically. We can look at it. Make some adjustments but no alerts, no long term reports nothing… So as I discussed in the first post there’s an open API which makes the data available locally. This is great. No need to retrieve the data from an external website. It stays inside my own network. The setup was very similar to my Nest Thermostat approach because I had that framework already in place I planned to use it the...
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Flukso Energy meter monitoring pack: Part 1: Intro on the device used

This blog post is part of a series check out the other posts in this series: Part 1: Intro on the device used Part 2: Get data into MySQL Part 3: Get data into SCOM Part 4: Seeing it in action This post is part of an ongoing series on how to monitor my house with SCOM and build scenarios based on the data that comes into SCOM. More info on the blog series here: http://scug.be/dieter/2014/02/19/monitor-your-home-with-scom/ After monitoring the temperature / humidity and heating in my house I now have turned my focus on the aspects that cost basically money. My electrical bill. To get this data in you need an energy meter. I actually have 2 at the moment so I can level them out to see which one is right… Boys and toys right. They are both of Belgian companies but can be used on any power grid. The above device is called the smappee. It’s a rather new device with a very spacy exterior and lighting. Indeed it’s connecting quite...
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