Visualizing Home Energy Usage in InfluxDB and Home Assistant

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Home Energy Monitoring

In previous posts in this series, I walked through how to get data flowing into Home Assistant.

In this post, we’ll get it flowing into InfluxDB for long-term retention.

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Over-engineering a home air quality dashboard

Illustration by Audrey Lee

Air—it’s invisible, I can’t see it, but I feel effects of it in so many ways, temperature, humidity, gas composition, but I lacked sensors to measure it. In this post, I walk through some different Air Quality sensors that I found and how I wired them up into a dashboard.

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Accurate, Local Home Energy Monitoring: Part 3 – Software Config

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Home Energy Monitoring

In the previous post in this series, I selected an energy monitoring system that is purely local based (no cloud), integrates into the breaker box, and showed how to connect it to the network and configure the size of each circuit. In this post, I’ll show how to connect the BrulTech GreenEye Energy Monitor to HomeAssistant and create some useful monitoring dashboards.

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Accurate, Local Home Energy Monitoring: Part 2 – Network Config

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Home Energy Monitoring

This post continues from the previous post in the series where I walked through the decision process on what energy monitor system to use and how to install Brultech GEM Monitor. I ended with the hardware physically installed and all Current Transformers (CTs) connected.

In this post, I continue from that point and walk through the network and software configuration defining each circuit size.

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