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Cut Down Your Electric Bills with Tapo Smart Plugs

By TP-Link Editorial Group

As the old saying goes: knowledge is power. When it comes to saving power, the more you know about your energy use, the better! That's why energy monitoring is so valuable.

Energy monitoring is a great way to test out what devices and appliances in your home are drawing more power while plugged in. You know what is drawing more power. You can make sensible decisions to save you money on your electricity bill.

Why buy smart plugs for energy monitoring?

Smart plugs turn any appliance into a smart device. Smart plugs are among the most affordable smart home accessories for controlling devices around your home. Smart plugs with energy monitoring can track the real-time energy consumption of your connected devices. Smart plugs learn which plugged-in devices use the most power. Smart plugs improve energy efficiency, making them worth their weight in watts.

Which smart plug is the best for home energy monitoring?

Tapo smart plugs work with Amazon Alexa and Google Home to turn your lamp on with voice control, schedule or time your coffee machine to brew your morning cup of Joe the moment you wake up. The smart plug, Tapo P110, supports energy monitoring and should be your best choice.

How does smart plug Tapo P110 work as an energy monitor?

A dedicated chip inside the Tapo P110 measures voltage, current, and power. You can view and track energy consumption in the Tapo app. Once you set up the smart plug, tap the plug card to enter the status page. Slide up to check the Energy Usage and Runtime of the connected device.

 

Note: Current Power refers to the instantaneous power consumed by the connected appliance to the Tapo smart plug. The update frequency depends on how often the Tapo app gets the information from the Tapo smart plug, usually every few seconds.

How can smart plug Tapo P110 save you money?

The Tapo P110 and Tapo app give the data needed to work out where you use the most energy. With smart plugs’ Schedule and Timer features, you can reduce your unnecessary energy loss. Add schedules on the smart plug’s app to streamline the connected device’s power usage. Use smart plugs as timers to turn on/off the TV, kettle, air conditioner, and other connected devices. Ultimately smart plugs help save money on your electric bill at the end of the month.  

 

Are you dealing with rising energy costs? The Tapo smart plugs with energy monitoring is an excellent first step. 

TP-Link Editorial Group

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