data_sheet_c78_603194_v2 - Data Sheet Cisco Home Energy...

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Data Sheet © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public Information. Page 1 of 8 Cisco Home Energy Management The Cisco ® Home Energy Management Solution (HEMS) combines the Home Energy Controller (HEC), with Cisco hosted Energy Management services to provide the utility useful tools and a managed platform for residential energy management . The Home Energy Management Solution (Figure 1) is designed for deployment in homes that are in the service territory of utilities implementing programs such as consumer energy management, peak time rebates, demand response, critical peak pricing, time-of-use pricing, microgeneration, and electric vehicle integration. The HEMS is ideal for implementing these programs while maintaining grid reliability, energy efficiency, customer participation, and customer satisfaction. The Home Energy Management Solution is an ideal complement to a utilities’ Smart Meter deployment to enhance the communications with the in-home devices and to confirm pricing program utilization. Cisco Home Energy Controller (HEC) helps residential customers monitor and control their energy use. In the home, an optional set of Cisco compatible, tested peripherals can be wirelessly connected to the HEC in order to provide monitoring and control of energy loads such as HVAC systems, pool pumps, water heaters, televisions, computers, and so on. Primary Cisco Home Energy Controller Series features: Engaging and easy to use, menu-driven touch screen-based, user interface Intuitive energy management applications for usage monitoring, budgeting, thermostat, appliance control, and so on Commonly used networking communications and security Smart Energy Profile (SEP 1.0) certified ZigBee network interface for communicating with smart meters deployed with utility advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) ERT meter reading capability provides compatibility with installed base of automated meter reading (AMR) deployments WiFi/Ethernet network interface, which allows for communicating with cloud-based device management system through user’s home broadband gateway and provides an alternate channel for utilities to communicate with the HEC Secure end-to-end data communications across wired and wireless media and networking protocols Ability to provision and manage a home area network (HAN) in order to monitor and control a variety of in- home devices, appliances, and energy loads
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Data Sheet © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. This document is Cisco Public Information. Page 2 of 8 Figure 1. Cisco Home Energy Controller Energy Management hosted services Another component of the Home Energy Management Solution is the hosted services to enable provisioning and support for the devices implemented in residential deployments. The Energy Management hosted services include: Provisioning and management Custom built/unique look and feel for the device Mass firmware updates to thousands of devices
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