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Time Update

  1. Find an accurate clock.  Good examples are found in your mobile phone and your satellite/cable receiver.
  2. Make sure the display is showing "Energy Now".
  3. Press and hold the Time Set button on the back of the display for 2 seconds. The time & date values are shown in the top right corner of the display.
  4. Use the left & right arrow keys on the top of the device to set the adjust the values of each setting.
  5. Use the Mode/Set button on the top of the device to cycle through hours, minutes, month, date, year.

Tariff Rate Update

The Efergy Elite IR wireless energy monitor was programmed for use with Ontario's Time of Use energy pricing.  Whether summer or winter rates are in effect, there are four TOU periods on weekdays with three TOU rates (Off-Peak, Mid-Peak, On-Peak) one Off-Peak TOU rate for the weekend (Saturday & Sunday) and holidays.  Holidays aren't programmed into the monitor so the displayed cost on those days could be incorrect.

Even though there are 4 TOU time periods during the day, only the first three have defined FROM and TO times.  The fourth time period is the remaining time on the 24 hour clock and goes from the the end of Time Period 3 to the the beginning of Time Period 1.  Time Period 5 is the weekend and uses the Off-Peak rate.

  1. Look up the current TOU rates.  The rates may may be different than what is shown in the tables below
  2. Make sure the display is showing "Energy Now".
  3. Press and hold the Mode/Set button on the top of the display for 2 seconds. The tariff rate values are shown in the top right corner of the display.  Use the Left & Right arrows to adjust each value up or down.
  4. The first value to appear is the Impulse Rate (IMP/kWh).  This value should be 1000.
  5. The second value to appear is the currency symbol.  This should be "$"
  6. The next values to appear are the FROM and TO values of each TOU billing period in 24 hour time, first for the summer rates and then for the winter rates:
    1. Summer Tariff Rates (May 1 - October 31)
      1. Definition of Time Periods 1, 2, & 3
      2. Entry of TOU rates for Periods 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5.
    2. Winter Tariff Rates (November 1 - April 30)
      1. Definition of Time Periods 1, 2, & 3
      2. Entry of TOU rates for Periods 1, 2, 3, 4, & 5.
  7. Once the Tariff Rates are entered, the default value for Carbon Emissions Ratio is 0.17 kgCO2/kWh
  8. The default value for Alarm is 10 kW.  Adjust this with the arrow keys.  To turn the alarm on or off, press the Time Set button on the back of the display.
  9. The last setting is Temperature unit.  Use the arrows to select between Celsius and Fahrenheit.
  10. Exit

Summer

Period
From
To
Rate ($/kWh)
1
19:00
07:00
0.087
2
07:00
11:00
0.132
3
11:00
17:00
0.180
4
n/a
n/a
0.132
5
n/a
n/a
0.087


Winter

Period
From
To
Rate ($/kWh)
1
19:00
07:00
0.087
2
07:00
11:00
0.180
3
11:00
17:00
0.132
4
n/a
n/a
0.180
5
n/a
n/a
0.087