IO Control’s IoT capability enables homeowners and building occupants to monitor and control their energy use – with or without solar. It helps users understand their unique usage patterns and enables them to act immediately to save electricity. With solar, IO optimizes PV consumption and provides pre-emptive alerts of system faults. It’s all done through a simple-to-use, intuitive app on a smartphone, tablet or computer. Users can even set their control preferences and let IO automate the process
IO equips businesses with unparalleled insights and control over their energy use. It identifies when energy is being used and which equipment is most energy-hungry. Businesses are able to control their usage remotely from any location using a computer, smartphone or tablet. They can set schedules to take advantage of low ToU tariffs or allow IO to automate the process. IO’s pre real-time algorithm assists with peak load management by shaving demand (using hierarchical switching) or increasing supply.
The majority of battery installations will fail, or not qualify for rebates, due to the ineffectiveness of the controls and load management. IO insists on only using technology that can effectively:
IO controls generally are agnostic to pre-existing inverters and other control devices, through intelligent overlay capabilities. However, certain technologies are preferred to maintain quality.
IO controls come with a pre-paid support plain with our technician teams, to ensure performance
IO controls truly are the brain of a microgrid. Without intelligence guiding the demand shifting and peak shaving, a battery is simply a backup solution. Controls also safeguard the proper use of an ESS.