‘QEES Green Living’ – Z-Wave based solution enables transparent energy measurement Copenhagen Z-Wave Alliance, November 02, 2010 – QEES with its new smart metering solution on the search works hidden energy consumers in homes, offices and hotels. The Green Living series consists of three key components: the QEES SmartGate, an open software platform, as well as the interoperable metering devices. QEES relies for wireless communication in the home control area on the tried and tested Z-Wave wireless standard (www.z-wave.com). QEES recently presented the green living series under high attention on the metering Europe trade fair in Vienna. The product line on the market will be available early 2011. The SmartGate forms the basis of the solution. This all-in one gateway”can replace conventional Internet router in most households, since it combines a powerful NAT router, firewall, and telephone gateway in one device.
In addition, SmartGate provides interfaces to modern energy management and home Control solutions. As the gateway to easily can be with for example Ethernet, Wi-Fi, connect Z-Wave or Bluetooth networks, which combines all devices (E.g. mobile phones, touch screens etc.) to a control network. So that the end user will enable the, to use intelligent home automation, this energy consumption in the House, to reduce the Office etc. and also functions such as energy management, to benefit from enhanced comfort and safety. Using the QEES open-software platform, which acts as a central server solution, can users install the complete smart home network including all individual devices and configure. In this way, E.g.
heating systems, air conditioning systems, can be controlled energy-efficient lighting units or safety devices. To save energy, the system shuts down completely, for example, devices that otherwise remain in stand by mode. In addition, the system informs the consumer about the current energy consumption and allows him the devices anywhere remote to control, for example, via a mobile phone.