What are Smart Actions?

Emily Holmes on

And how do they help you save money and increase efficiency with your Emerald products?

Smart Actions can revolutionise your use of high-energy consumption products at home, saving you time and reducing your bills effortlessly.

What are Smart Actions?

Smart Actions in the Emerald App let you automate routine tasks across your devices, from heat pumps to air conditioners. They save you time and electricity by automatically performing tasks on your behalf.

How Smart Action work.

Smart Actions are designed to override the standard settings, allowing you to automate when your device is on or off.

How do I know if I should implement Smart Actions?

Our engineers considered a heap of home scenarios, before they decided upon the standard settings for our products. Your Emerald All-In-One Heat Pump is designed with standard settings so your system will always turn on when needed. However, after monitoring your home’s usage and individual water needs you may find that turning the heat pump off or on at certain times will give you better outcomes.

With the Emerald All-In-One Heat Pump, Smart Actions are designed to override the standard settings. Our engineers designed the standard settings with you in mind. We recommend you evaluate your water usage over a period of time before making any changes to your Heat Pumps Smart Action settings.

Example of Smart Actions

• Heat your water

Set your schedules so that your system will turn on at the perfect time for when your household needs hot water.

• Set-up radius parameters for Air Conditioning

Set your Geo-location rules so that your AC system will turn off when the last person leaves the house, or on as you return.

• Utilise surplus solar power – NEW (in BETA testing)

Leverage excess solar energy by setting your heat pump to automatically turn on when your solar panels are generating surplus power. This allows you to heat your hot water using free solar energy. *BRAND NEW FEATURE as of June 2024 – currently in BETA testing on the Emerald App. Log-in to your Emerald app or contact us to find out more*

• Avoid peak tariffs

Set your schedules so that your units will not turn on during peark tariffs.

** Note. With the Emerald All-In-One Heat Pump, Smart Actions are designed to override the standard settings. The standard settings are designed with the average household usage in mind. We recommend you evaluate your water usage over a period of time before making any changes to your Heat Pumps Smart Action settings.

 

How to set up Smart Actions

Set up a Smart Action in three easy steps:
1. In the Emerald app, click Smart Actions

2. Create and name your new Smart Action.
Select a ‘Trigger’ that you want to activate your system eg. Schedule.

3. Set the ‘Action’.
This is the device you wish to be activated by the trigger. Eg. Set your Heat Pump to on or off. You can come back and change whenever you like.

 

Save money with Smart Actions

Smart Actions enhance the energy efficiency of your connected products by allowing you to automate their behaviour, leading to lower energy consumption and reduced bills. These actions can simplify your routine by maintaining the hot water temperature at your desired level without constant adjustments, offering convenience while conserving energy.

Additionally, you enjoy personalised control, allowing you to tailor the heat pump settings for optimal operation times and minimising energy waste, enhancing your overall experience.

 

Watch this video for more tips: Smart Actions How to

For step-by-step instructions, visit: emeraldhome.com.au/support-faq

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