Smart Grid Save Money, Save Energy, Save the Planet

Electric Company can send 1 SMS message to power off selective appliances in selective areas to balance power consumption during peak hours
   
 
Smart Grid
A smart grid delivers electricity from suppliers to consumers using two-way digital technology to control appliances at consumers' homes to save energy, reduce cost and increase reliability and transparency. Such a modernized electricity network is being promoted by many governments worldwide as a way of addressing energy independence, global warming and emergency resilience issues.
   
EKONs Smart Grid advantages
  • Fast implementation in large cities with no wiring
  • Low cost product with vast Energy Savings
  • Balance electricity consumption during peak hours to prevent total power failures
  • Allow selective appliance control and selective area control
  • Offer end-user upgraded life style by turning On&Off HVAC remotely
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    Plug & Play
    Dual Control methods
    1. Control by IR (infrared) with learning code to send wireless command to activate devices
    2. Control the Power Line by 30Amp Relay C optional 2 channels control or 1 channel bi-pole (live and neutral)
     
    1. ECOphone IR Control
    Control the air condition over the phone from anywhere in the world. Call home\office, enter password and follow the voice instructions to operate the air condition by entering numbers (0 = AirCon Off, 1 = Cooling On, 2 = Heating On). The commands are sent by IR so the unit is Plug and Play (plug to power and phone line).
       
    2. ECOsms IR Control
    Control the air condition by sending SMS messages from anywhere in the world. Send SMS message from a preset ID number to activate the air condition ("OFF" = AirCon Off, "COLD" = Cooling set point, "HOT" = Heating set point).
    The commands are sent by IR so the unit is Plug and Play (just plug to power and add SIM card).
       
    3. ECOphone Relay Control
    Control any electric devices (Water Heater, Central AirCon, Floor Heating, Boiler, Electric Heaters, etc.) over the phone from anywhere in the world. The module switches on\off both the Live and Neutral of any electric device bellow 30 Ampere.
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    4. ECOsms Relay Control
    Control any electric devices (Water Heater, Central AirCon, Floor Heating, Boiler, Electric Heaters, etc.) by sending SMS messages from anywhere in the world. The module switched on\off the Live and Neutral of any electric device bellow 30 Ampere.
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    Notes:
  • IR control is learning code of 3 commands (compatible with most Air Conditions that has discreet Off command)
  • The Learn IR code memorize the 'Mode' (Cold \ Hot), 'Set Point Temperature' and 'Fan Level'
  • IR unit has to be in eye contact with the air condition
  • SMS module required SIM card
  • SMS module has the function to send SMS back to confirm operation. In that case, the SIM card has to be charged with money.
    If the status back is canceled, there is minimum user charge for the SIM card
  • The Phone module will play the sound instructions in English. If required other languages, need to send high quality Sound Files with the voice commands. MOQ is 5K.
  • Relay units has 2 type selection
  • Major markets for ECOphone and ECOsms Series

    1. Air Conditions suppliers
    These units will upgrade the conventional air condition for state of the art smart home control at relatively low price with easy installation. These units also give answer to Boiler suppliers. These devices gives a true convenient solution for users to activate their AirCon, Heater and Water Boilers before arriving home or to the office and will also save energy by ensuring these units are turned off remotely in case forgotten.

    2. SMART GRID
    One of the biggest potential industry trend worldwide is Smart Grid (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_grid).

    Many Governments worldwide control consumer's electric devices in order to limit selective high electric consumption products according to supply and demand of KW.
    EKON's new product range allow the Electric Provider to turn off the most power consumable devices in the house\office (AirCon and Heaters) by sending 1 SMS to selective areas.

    The main advantages for Electric Providers (compare to other market solutions):
    a. Ease of installation (plug and play) C quick adoption to large areas
    b. Non-interference with the AirCon units C no physical connection so no after sell issues
    c. Compatibility with most air conditions units
    d. Unlimited distance between Service provider and Users (without repeaters)
    e. No Band Width problem

    3. Telecommunication Operator
    Many mobile phone service providers entering the smart home industry to remote control the house and office from the mobile phone. The most common application is to turn on the Water Heater and Air Condition before arriving to the home or office. EKON's new product range allow these cellular service provider to introduce this solution to their users with very easy installation and low price compare to other smart home solutions in the market.

     
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