Description

Welcome to the Smart Home Study. This program is funded by the California Energy Commission through a grant awarded to Alternative Energy Systems Consulting (AESC). We’re looking for 100 homeowner volunteers with active SDG&E residential service accounts and central air conditioners who are primed to save energy and money under a new Time of Use (TOU) billing rate using advanced in-home energy-saving technology.

If you would like to be considered for participation in this important study, review the information on this website, fill out the online questionnaire to determine your eligibility, then send us your Green Button data.

The Smart Home Study program is currently only accepting Reward Tier 1 applications.
The Smart Home Study Consortium

Technology:

For the study, you will be provided with select technology, which you will own at the study’s conclusion.

This Wi-Fi® web-programmable thermostat adapts to your lifestyle and includes a OpenWay® integrated meter and gateway for automated decision-making to assist you in reducing your energy usage.

With installation, a $300 value!

Currently Available

Easy-to use. Reliable. Safe. The EVSE-RS has been proven for home use since 2012. From AeroVironment, a company developing EV charging technology for more than 25 years.

With installation, a $2,000 value! .

Currently Waitlisted

sonnenBatterie’s eco integrates self-learning software that helps homes with solar panel systems connected to the grid increase their solar self-consumption and manage time-of-use electricity rates.

With installation, a $15,000 value!

Currently Waitlisted

This Wi-Fi® web-programmable thermostat adapts to your lifestyle and includes a Riva™ integrated meter and gateway for automated decision-making to assist you in reducing your energy usage.

With installation, a $300 value!

Currently Available

Easy-to use. Reliable. Safe. The EVSE-RS has been proven for home use since 2012. From AeroVironment, a company developing EV charging technology for more than 25 years.

With installation, a $2,000 value!

Currently Waitlisted
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sonnenBatterie’s 8 kWh eco compact integrates self-learning software that helps homes with solar panel systems connected to the grid increase their solar self-consumption and manage time-of-use electricity rates.

With installation, a $15,000 value!

Currently Waitlisted

What Is Green Button Data?

Green Button offers you real-time access to your energy usage. You can access up to 13 months of your most recent personal energy bills by going to: https://www.sdge.com/green-button/download-my-green-button-data

Then upload the data to our secure site. This will allow us to determine your potential to save energy and money as part of the study.

The Green Button is located within the online service, My Account. It’s the same place where you pay your bill, get your forecasted bill for the month and analyze your energy use.

  1. Log into My Account
  2. Click on the My Energy tab.
  3. Click on My Energy Overview underneath the My Energy tab.
  4. From the View dropdown menu, select My Energy Use.
  5. Click on the Green Button icon located in the upper right corner above the graph.
  6. Select the meter and date range (past 13 months).
  7. Click Export to download.

​A zipped file will be downloaded. Please upload the zipped file.

Do I Qualify?