2014 Product of the Year Winner
Panamax SP-1000 SmartPlug
The Panamax® SP-1000 SmartPlug is a low-cost solution enabling remote energy monitoring, load control, and scheduled conservation in a compact device that plugs directly into any standard outlet. It brings the power of the cloud-based BlueBOLT® energy management and control platform to the individual outlet level for use with small appliances anywhere in the home. The unit offers a true indicator of their energy consumption, allowing consumers to make informed decisions regarding their energy use. Utilizing an intuitive Web interface, users can see energy consumption in dollars, set monthly energy usage budgets and alerts, and schedule conservation commands to turn off electronics at the outlet and completely eliminate wasted energy. Utilizing ZigBee® wireless communications, devices connected to the SP-1000 can be remotely accessed via BlueBOLT with a BB-ZB1 Gateway. Household users simply connect their devices to the Gateway, go to www.mybluebolt.com, create a free account, and register.
The SP-1000 SmartPlug brings the power of BlueBOLT down to an individual outlet level for small appliances in the kitchen, bedroom, or anywhere else in the home. The unit provides users with a true indicator of their power consumption through real-time and historical data, including energy consumption in kWh and dollars, allowing consumers to make informed decisions regarding their energy use. Further, users can set monthly energy usage budgets and alerts, and schedule conservation commands to turn off electronics at the outlet and completely eliminate wasted energy. The SP-1000 builds on the opportunities available in today’s sustainable house fittings marketplace and the growing commitment to reducing consumption, expenses, and energy waste related to audio/visual equipment and appliances. It is a low-cost solution that empowers consumers to take charge of their power consumption and make informed decisions on how to manage their energy usage. In addition, the device will automatically reboot network equipment when an Internet connection is lost to solve common system issues immediately, such as locked-up components and bad communications handshakes, without need for an A/V integrator to roll a truck.
The SP-1000 SmartPlug provides energy monitoring, load control, and scheduled conservation in a compact device that plugs directly into any standard 120V, 15A outlet. When using wireless communications and BlueBOLT’s energy management and control platform, the unit can be monitored, controlled, programmed, and remotely accessed. Benefits include the elimination of wasted power around the house, lower utility bills, automatic rebooting of network equipment when Internet connection is lost, categorization and energy usage tracking, easy-to-use instant power activation/deactivation, and the ability to monitor and control equipment and appliance loads. In sum, the SP-1000 provides a low-cost consumer solution with benefits that result in maximized power efficiencies and cost savings. This information empowers consumers to make smart sustainable lifestyle choices, reduce their carbon footprint on the planet, and help achieve targets for tax credit opportunities where available.
Panamax is the country’s pre-eminent designer and manufacturer of electronic and electrical protection, filtration and control products. For over 30 years we have achieved an international reputation for our unique solutions to the worldwide problem of power disturbances and has earned numerous industry awards for the quality and variety of its products. Panamax has also been recognized for its innovative Lifetime Warranty on almost every unit produced and for its Connected Equipment Protection Policy.
Founded in 1975 by Henry Moody, Panamax made its debut the same year the first personal computers became available to the public. The company is now led by President Bill Pollock. Panamax is part of the Home Technology Group of Linear, LLC, a division of Nortek, Inc.
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The Panamax® SP-1000 provides low-cost energy monitoring, load control, and scheduled conservation in a compact form factor that plugs directly into any standard 120V, 15A outlet.