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JP2006162424A
JP2006162424A JP2004354126A JP2004354126A JP2006162424A JP 2006162424 A JP2006162424 A JP 2006162424A JP 2004354126 A JP2004354126 A JP 2004354126A JP 2004354126 A JP2004354126 A JP 2004354126A JP 2006162424 A JP2006162424 A JP 2006162424A
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<P>PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an energy management system which can make information contents rich about an electric energy and enables an apparatus on the dwelling unit side to easily obtain the information about the electric energy. <P>SOLUTION: A watt-hour meter adapter 21 for converting detection data of a watt-hour meter 12 into internet data is connected to a LAN 7 of each dwelling unit 6 in a condominium 1, and a controller 9 which reads dwelling unit correspondence electric power consumed data via the watt-meter adapter 21, stores them for each dwelling unit 6 and forwards the dwelling unit correspondence electric power consumed data to a control center 3, is disposed in an MDF 2, and a personal computer 22 for displaying output information from the control center 3 is connected to a hub 5A disposed in the LAN 7. Therefore, various kinds of information about the electric energy can be displayed for each dwelling unit 6 even in the case no device for computing them is installed at each dwelling unit 6. Since no device for computing the various kinds of information about the electric energy is installed at the each dwelling unit, the apparatus on the side of dwelling unit 6 can be made simple. <P>COPYRIGHT: (C)2006,JPO&NCIPI

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  The present invention relates to an energy management system that grasps the power consumption of each house and uses the information in various ways.

As an example of an energy management system for grasping the amount of electric power used, there are energy management systems shown in Patent Document 1 and Patent Document 2, respectively.
The energy management system of Patent Document 1 is generally configured by a power reading device installed on the power consumption side of each home or the like and an information processing device installed on the power supply side. The power reading device automatically measures (stores automatically) the amount of power used with an electronic watt-hour meter and stores it, and periodically reports the amount of power used to the information processing device on the power supply side. Thus, the management center on the power supply side automatically performs operations such as billing, and saves labor for measuring the power consumption (meter reading).

The energy management system of Patent Document 2 is based on the data on the amount of power used by the housing information board provided in each dwelling unit. Is generated and displayed on the monitor screen, or the comparison result with the previous year is displayed, so that the data such as the power consumption and the power charge in the dwelling unit are sequentially grasped.
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However, although the energy management system of Patent Document 1 can save time and effort for meter reading, it has not been able to make full use of information on the amount of electric power.
In addition, in the energy management system of Patent Document 2, data such as instantaneous usage, monthly usage, and power charges are displayed on a monitor screen provided for each dwelling unit, or a comparison result with the previous year is displayed. Compared with the energy management system of Patent Document 1, the use range of information relating to the amount of power is expanded accordingly.

  However, in the energy management system of Patent Document 2, the information related to the amount of power displayed on the monitor screen provided for each dwelling unit is only information calculated by a device (electricity meter and house information panel) provided for each dwelling unit. In fact, the content of information on the amount of power is limited, and there is room for improvement. In addition, in the energy management system of Patent Document 2, calculation of information on the amount of power displayed on the monitor screen is performed by a device provided on the dwelling unit side, and accordingly, the device configuration on the dwelling unit side becomes complicated, and the dwelling unit It was easy to invite the financial burden on the side.

  The present invention has been made in view of the above circumstances, and is capable of abundant contents of information relating to electric energy, and energy management capable of easily obtaining display of information relating to the electric energy using a device on the dwelling unit side. The purpose is to provide a system.

The invention relating to the energy management system according to claim 1 is provided so as to extend from the hub of the main wiring distribution device of the apartment house into which the Internet line is drawn to extend to each dwelling unit and to be connected to the management center via the Internet line And a watt-hour meter connected to the power line of each dwelling unit for detecting the power consumption corresponding to the dwelling unit. The LAN of each dwelling unit converts detection data of the watt-hour meter into data for the Internet. A watt-hour meter adapter is connected, and the main wiring distribution device reads dwell-unit-compatible power usage data via the watt-hour meter adapter of each dwelling unit and accumulates it for each dwelling unit. A controller for transferring quantity data to the management center is provided, and a hub provided in the LAN of each dwelling unit includes the management center. Wherein the information device for displaying output information al is connected.
The invention according to claim 2 is the energy management system according to claim 1, wherein the management center is a dwelling unit obtained from the dwelling unit-compatible power usage data, the dwelling unit-compatible power usage data, and a target reference usage amount. Corresponding power reduction amount data, usage point information data that can be returned to the product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power consumption data, and reduction amount point that can be returned to the product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power reduction amount Information is selectively output.
According to a third aspect of the present invention, in the energy management system according to the first or second aspect, the information device is provided with a game function for growing animals and plants based on the power consumption of each dwelling unit and the game result. The management center outputs game result point information that can be returned to a product or service in accordance with a game result of the information device.

The invention of the energy management system according to claim 4 is provided so as to branch from the hub of the main wiring distribution device of the apartment house into which the Internet line is drawn and to extend to each dwelling unit and to be connected to the management center via the Internet line Connected to the power line of each dwelling unit, a watt-hour meter connected to the power line of each dwelling unit to detect the power consumption corresponding to the dwelling unit, a distribution board provided on the downstream side of the watt-hour meter in the power line of each dwelling unit, Power consumption calculation means for obtaining the amount of power used through the breaker breaker of the panel as the power consumption amount corresponding to the child breaker, and obtaining the total as the amount of power consumption corresponding to the dwelling unit, connected to the LAN of each dwelling unit, and using the power Data conversion means for converting the calculation data of the quantity detection means into data for the Internet, respectively, the main wiring distribution device, The power usage data corresponding to the child breakers and the power usage data corresponding to the dwelling units are read via the data conversion means and stored for each of the child breakers and the dwelling units, and the power usage data corresponding to the child breakers for each of the child breakers and the respective dwelling units. It is provided that a controller for transferring the power usage data for dwelling units to the management center is provided, and an information device for displaying output information from the management center is connected to a hub provided in the LAN of each dwelling unit. Features.
According to a fifth aspect of the present invention, in the energy management system according to the fourth aspect, the management center includes the dwelling unit power usage data, and the management center uses the dwelling unit power usage data and a target reference usage amount. Unit-use power reduction data obtained from the above, usage point information that can be returned to products or services corresponding to the unit-use power consumption data, and products or services that correspond to the unit-use power reduction data Reduction amount point information, the child breaker-compatible power usage data, and the device usage teaching information obtained from the child breaker-compatible power usage data and the target reference usage amount are selectively output. And

According to a sixth aspect of the present invention, in the energy management system according to the fourth or fifth aspect, the information device has a game function for growing animals and plants based on a power consumption of each dwelling unit and a game result. The management center outputs game result point information that can be returned to a product or service corresponding to the game result.
A seventh aspect of the present invention is the energy management system according to any one of the first to sixth aspects, wherein the information device is a personal computer and / or an Internet-compatible television.

  According to the inventions of claims 1 to 3 and 7, a watt-hour meter adapter for converting detection data of the watt-hour meter into data for the Internet is connected to the LAN of each dwelling unit of the apartment house, and the main wiring distribution device Is equipped with a controller that reads dwelling unit-use power usage data via the electricity meter adapter, stores it for each dwelling unit, and transfers the dwelling unit use power usage data for each dwelling unit to the management center. Is connected to an information device that displays output information from the management center. Compared to the conventional technology that uses a device provided for each dwelling unit to calculate information related to the amount of power displayed on the display unit, the dwelling unit side The apparatus of this can be simplified and the economical burden on the dwelling unit side can be suppressed in connection with this.

  According to the invention described in claims 4 to 7, the power consumption calculation means obtains the power consumption used through the child breaker of the distribution board as the power usage corresponding to the child breaker, and the total is used as the power usage corresponding to the dwelling unit. The data conversion means converts the calculation data of the power usage detection means into data for the Internet, respectively, and the controller provided in the main wiring distribution device uses the data conversion means to supply the power usage data for child breakers and the power for dwelling units. The usage data is read and stored for each child breaker and each dwelling unit. The child breaker-compatible power usage data for each child breaker and the dwelling unit-compatible power usage data for each dwelling unit are transferred to the management center, and are provided in the LAN of each dwelling unit. The information device connected to the hub displays the output information from the management center. Compared to the prior art performed in device provided Togoto, can be simplified apparatus dwelling side. Furthermore, power management can be performed for each load connected to the child breaker, and power usage can be achieved with high accuracy.

The energy management system according to the first embodiment of the present invention will be described below with reference to FIGS. 3 and 4 based on FIGS.
In FIG. 1, an Internet line 4 connected to a management center 3 on the power supply side is drawn into an MDF 2 (main wiring distribution device) of an apartment 1 (a collective housing). The Internet line 4 is branched by a hub 5 of the MDF 2, and a LAN 7 extends to each dwelling unit 6. The MDF 2 includes a router 8 connected to the Internet line 4, a hub 5 connected to the router 8 and branchingly connected to the LAN 7 corresponding to each dwelling unit 6, and a controller 9 described later connected to the hub 5. Yes. The LAN 7 is connected to the management center 3 via the Internet line 4. In this case, the LAN 7 employs the Ethernet (registered trademark) standard as a communication control method, but other standards may be used. Further, instead of the LAN, VDSL [Very high-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line] or PLC [Power Line Communications] may be used.

  The main power line 10 is drawn into the apartment 1. A power line 11 is branched and connected to the main power line 10 corresponding to each dwelling unit 6. In the middle of the power line 11, a watt hour meter 12 and a distribution board 13 are provided in this order. The watt-hour meter 12 detects the power consumption of each dwelling unit 6 (hereinafter referred to as dwelling unit-compatible power usage). The distribution board 13 includes a parent breaker 14 and a plurality of child breakers 15 (see FIG. 4) branched and connected to the parent breaker 14. The child breaker 15 includes, for example, an IH cooking heater 16, a built-in breaker. Connected to Internet connection devices 18, such as air conditioners (floor heaters), eco-cutes (water heaters), printers (not shown), scanners (not shown), Internet-compatible TVs 19, and other home appliances 20 (see FIG. 4) Has been. In this embodiment, the case where the child breaker 15 and the load are provided in a one-to-one correspondence is taken as an example, but instead of this, for a plurality of loads (for example, a plurality of loads connected in parallel for each room) Alternatively, one child breaker 15 may be provided correspondingly.

A watt-hour adapter 21 that converts detection data of the watt-hour meter 12 into data for the Internet is connected to the hub 5A provided in the LAN 7 of each dwelling unit 6.
The controller 9 reads the power usage data corresponding to the dwelling units for each dwelling unit 6 at intervals of 15 minutes via the power meter adapter 21 of each dwelling unit 6 and accumulates the data for each dwelling unit 6. The data is transferred to the management center 3 every hour.
A personal computer 22 (information device) for displaying output information from the management center 3, an IP telephone adapter 23, and various devices are connected to the hub 5A provided in the LAN 7 of each dwelling unit 6. The IP telephone adapter 23 is connected to a telephone 24 and a personal computer 22A.

  The management center 3 calculates the electricity usage / electricity charge up to the current day of the current month, the electricity usage amount of the previous month, the electricity charge of the current day, and the electricity charge for the current month as of today To do. In addition, the management center 3 compares the amount of electricity used last month with the reference amount for calculating the amount of reduction (target amount of reference usage), and calculates the amount of power reduction (hereinafter referred to as dwelling unit-adaptive power reduction amount data). . The standard usage for calculation of reduction (target standard usage) is the electricity usage of the dwelling unit 6 from the same month until last year. In addition, instead of this, the average amount of electricity used in the same unit until last year at the relevant unit 6 is used instead of this, or the average amount of electricity used in the entire condominium 1 until last year is used instead. A value may be used.

  Furthermore, the management center 3 determines whether the calculated data [the amount of electricity used / toll for the current day of this month, the amount of electricity used for the previous month, the amount of electricity for the current day, Data] etc. are output. The personal computer 22 then displays the output information from the management center 3 [the amount of electricity used up to the current day of this month, the amount of electricity used in the last month, and the reduction of power consumption for dwelling units, on the condition that confirmation is made using an ID number and password. [Quantity data] can be displayed. For example, as shown in FIG. 2A, the display unit 25 of the personal computer 22 has an electricity charge for today [electricity charge for September 17], an electricity charge for today of this month [electricity for electricity until September 17th of September. Charge], the electricity charge of this month that is predicted as of today [the charge indicated by “the electricity charge for September is as it is”] is displayed. In addition, as shown in FIG. 2B, the amount of electricity used up to today of this month and the amount of electricity used last month are displayed.

The data output from the management center 3 may be selectively performed.
And the resident of each dwelling unit 6 can grasp the amount of power consumption from the display contents of the display unit 25 of the personal computer 22, stop unnecessary energization to the load to be used, and can effectively use the power. The fact that the amount of power consumption can be ascertained and unnecessary energization of the load to be used can be stopped to effectively use the power is the same as in the third embodiment described later.

  According to the energy management system configured as described above, the controller 9 provided in the MDF 2 reads dwelling unit-compatible power usage data via the watt-hour meter adapter 21 of each dwelling unit 6 and stores it for each dwelling unit 6. The power usage data corresponding to the dwelling unit 6 is transferred to the management center 3. In this way, the controller 9 transfers the dwell-compatible power usage data of each dwelling unit 6 to the management center 3 (Internet side) in a bundled manner in the condominium 1, so that each dwelling unit 6 individually transfers to the management center 3 Compared to the configuration, the configuration can be simplified.

In addition, as described above, the display unit 25 of the personal computer 22 displays the output information from the management center 3 (the amount of electricity used / the electricity charge up to the current day of this month, the amount of electricity used in the last month, the electricity charge of the day, This month's predicted electricity bill, dwelling unit-adaptive power reduction data) [information on power consumption] can be displayed. For this reason, the energy management system according to the present embodiment is more efficient than the conventional technique in which the information related to the amount of power displayed on the display unit (monitor screen) is calculated by a device provided for each dwelling unit. Since it is not necessary to provide a device for performing the calculation for each dwelling unit 6, the device on the dwelling unit 6 side can be simplified, and the economic burden on the dwelling unit 6 side can be suppressed accordingly.
In addition, as the standard usage amount for calculating the reduction amount used to calculate the power reduction data corresponding to the dwelling unit, it is possible to use the power usage amount other than the dwelling unit 6 such as the average value of the power consumption amount of the entire apartment 1 As a result, the content of information on the amount of power can be enriched.

  In recent years, a so-called point reduction discount system has been used in which a few percent of the displayed price is returned to the shoppers as points, and the points can be used for shopping for the amount corresponding to the point value in the next shopping. It is becoming. In the above embodiment, the point reduction discount system can be used.

An energy management system (second embodiment) using the above point reduction discount system will be described with reference to FIGS. 1 and 2 based on FIG.
The management center 3 according to the second embodiment calculates usage point information data that can be returned to the product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power consumption data, and the product or service corresponds to the dwelling unit power reduction amount. The returnable reduction point information is calculated, and the information calculated in this way is displayed on the display unit 25 of the personal computer 22 (information device) of each dwelling unit 6. For example, as shown in FIG. 3, today's acquired points P1 and accumulated points P2 are displayed on the display unit 25.

  Thus, the resident of each dwelling unit 6 can obtain a usage amount point and a reduction amount point by using electric power and reducing it. For this reason, the resident of each dwelling unit 6 can devise the use of electric power so that, for example, the usage amount of power is obtained to the minimum necessary amount, and the usage amount of electric power exceeding the necessary minimum is obtained. It is possible, and using power in this way helps to reduce power usage while gaining points.

In the second embodiment, the management center 3 is configured to calculate and output both the usage point information data and the reduction amount point information. However, only one of the information is calculated and output. May be. For example, when calculating / outputting the usage point information data, the resident of each dwelling unit 6 is prompted to increase the power usage amount. Further, when the reduction amount point information is calculated / outputted, the occupants of each dwelling unit 6 are encouraged to reduce the amount of power used, and the CO 2 reduction effect can be achieved.

In addition, as shown in FIG. 3, regarding the dwelling unit-compatible power consumption data, the horizontal axis is the date of this month and last month, and the vertical axis is the power amount. ] And the electricity consumption corresponding to dwelling units of last month [indicated by line segment B] may be displayed in a graph. Moreover, to calculate the emissions of CO 2 amount corresponding to the dwelling unit corresponding power usage, the emissions of emissions and last month of CO 2 CO 2 until today this month, and displays a character image that simulates the smoke You may do it. This month, residents can grasp more clearly about the reduction of power consumption by graph display comparing the electricity consumption corresponding to dwelling units of last month [segments A and B] and image display of CO 2 emissions. .
Further, in the present embodiment, the management center 3 includes, for example, advice on the efficient use of power, and further advice on energy saving, based on, for example, the amount of power used for dwelling units this month and the amount of power used for dwelling units last month. Information (advice information) to be transmitted to the personal computer 25 of the corresponding dwelling unit. Then, when the resident operates the personal computer 22, the content of the advice information is displayed in text on the display unit 25 (in this embodiment, it is displayed in the "energy saving advice" column of FIG. 3). ing.

As described above, by displaying the image of the CO 2 emission amount or displaying the points, it is possible to prompt the residents of each dwelling unit 6 to reduce the amount of electricity used, and the effect of reducing the amount of electricity used can be achieved. In order to achieve this, it is desired that the number of times the display unit 25 is displayed is increased. From this point of view, points are added each time the top page of the screen 30 shown in FIG. 3 (for convenience, the screen of the all-electric club) is displayed by the click of the user, or on the screen 30 of the all-electric club, A game function for nurturing a simulated pet 32 (animal) and a simulated plant 33 based on the power consumption of each dwelling unit 6 and the result of a game (card game) using the simulated card 31 May be configured to be held in the personal computer 22.
Further, when the personal computer 22 is provided with the game function, points may be given to the resident according to the game result. In this game, the communication with the pet 32 is set so as to be sophisticated according to the points, thereby improving the interest of the game and thus improving the power consumption reduction effect. Also good.

Next, an energy management system according to a third embodiment of the present invention will be described with reference to FIG.
The energy management system according to the third embodiment of the present invention has the following items (1) to (5) as compared with the energy management system according to the first and second embodiments. Mainly different. In addition, the energy management system according to the third embodiment of the present invention also has the above-described effect [the information calculation unit for a unit for calculating the amount of electric power for each dwelling unit 6] that the energy management system according to the first and second embodiments. It can be displayed for each dwelling unit 6 without being provided in the device, and the device of each dwelling unit can be simplified].

(1) The amount of power used through the child breaker 15 of the peak cut distribution board 13A provided in each dwelling unit 6 is obtained as the power usage amount corresponding to the child breaker, and the total is obtained as the power usage amount corresponding to the dwelling unit. thing.
(2) The electricity meter adapter 21 has been abolished.
(3) The data stored and transferred by the controller 9 of the MDF 2 are child breaker-compatible power usage data and dwelling unit power usage data.
(4) The Internet-compatible TV 19 (information device) replaces the personal computer 22 and performs functions such as display.
(5) The management center 3 selectively outputs the following data (i) to (vi).
(I) Electricity consumption data for dwelling units.
(Ii) Dwelling unit power reduction data obtained by the management center 3 from the dwelling unit power usage data and the target reference usage amount.
(Iii) Usage point information that can be returned to a product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power usage data.
(Iv) Reduction point information that can be returned to the product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit-adaptive power reduction amount.
(V) Power consumption data corresponding to the child breaker.
(Vi) Equipment usage teaching information (energy saving advice) obtained from the power usage data corresponding to the child breaker and the target reference usage.

  In the energy management system according to the third embodiment, a peak cut distribution board 13A is provided instead of the distribution board 13 of the first and second embodiments. The peak cut distribution board 13A is connected to the breaker group 35 including a parent breaker 14 connected to the downstream side of the watt-hour meter 12 and a child breaker 15 branched and connected to the parent breaker 14, and to the breaker group 35. The peak break unit 36 is configured to shut off the child breaker 15 connected to a preset load for overuse of electricity and prevent an unexpected power failure.

  The peak cut unit 36 has a function of obtaining the amount of power used by each load connected to the child breaker 15 as the amount of power consumed by the child breaker, and obtaining the total as the amount of power consumed by the dwelling unit. In the present embodiment, the peak cut unit 36 constitutes a power consumption calculation means.

  An extension BOX 37 is connected to the peak cut unit 36. The expansion BOX 37 is an eco-manage that converts calculated data (child breaker-compatible power consumption and dwelling unit-compatible power usage) of the hub 5A provided in the LAN 7 connected to the hub 5 of the MDF 2 and the peak cut unit 36 into data for the Internet. The unit 38 is generally configured.

  As described above, the child breaker 15 includes, for example, an IH cooking heater 16, a built-in air conditioner (floor heater) (not shown), an ecocute (hot water heater) (not shown), a printer (not shown), a scanner (not shown). ), An Internet-compatible TV 19, and other home appliances 20 are connected. The internet connection device 18 and the internet compatible TV 19 are connected to the hub 5A via the multimedia outlet 39 together with the child breaker 15. The hub 5A of the expansion BOX 37 is further connected to an internet connection device (not shown) other than the internet connection device 18 and the internet compatible TV 19 shown.

  Moreover, the management center 3 outputs each information shown by said (i)-(vi) as mentioned above. The Internet-compatible TV 19 displays the output information from the management center 3 on the display unit 25A in the same manner as in the first embodiment.

  According to the energy management system configured as described above, the controller 9 provided in the MDF 2 reads the power usage data corresponding to the child breaker and the power usage data corresponding to the dwelling unit via the eco-manage unit 38 (data conversion means). The data is accumulated for each child breaker 15 and each dwelling unit 6, and the child breaker-compatible power usage data for each child breaker 15 and the dwelling unit-compatible power usage data for each dwelling unit 6 are transferred to the management center 3. As described above, the controller 9 transfers the dwelling unit-compatible power usage data for each dwelling unit 6 and the sub-breaker-compatible power usage data for each sub-breaker 15 to the management center 3 (Internet side) in a bundled form in the apartment 1. Since the data is individually transferred from each dwelling unit 6, the configuration can be simplified as compared with the case of transferring from each dwelling unit 6 to the management center 3 individually.

  In addition, as described above, the display unit 25A of the Internet-compatible TV 19 (information device) includes output information from the management center 3 (electric power consumption data corresponding to residential units, electric power reduction data corresponding to residential units, usage point information, reduction amounts). Point information, child breaker-compatible power usage data, child breaker-compatible power usage data, and device usage teaching information) [information on power consumption] can be selectively displayed. For this reason, the energy management system according to the present embodiment is a device on the dwelling unit 6 side as compared with the conventional technique in which the information related to the amount of power displayed on the display unit (monitor screen) is calculated by a device provided for each dwelling unit. As a result, the economic burden on the dwelling unit 6 can be suppressed.

Moreover, the content of the information regarding electric energy can be made abundant similarly to the said 1st Embodiment. Furthermore, by displaying the power usage data and the like corresponding to the child breaker, it is possible to grasp the power usage status for each device, and thus to adjust the power usage for each device with high accuracy.
Further, in the third embodiment, as in the second embodiment, advice information can be displayed on the display unit 25 of the personal computer 25. The contents of the display include the contents for each child breaker 15 and for each device used (IH cooking heater 16, built-in air conditioner [not shown], eco-cute [not shown], Internet connection device 18, Internet-compatible TV 19, etc.). . For this reason, it becomes possible for the resident to receive in-depth advice for each device used, and this advice makes it possible to use power efficiently.

Also in the third embodiment, as in the second embodiment (FIG. 3), the Internet-compatible TV 19 is displayed on the screen of the all electrified club based on the power consumption of each dwelling unit 6 and the result of the card game. You may comprise so that the game function which grows a pet (animal) and a plant may be given.
In the first and second embodiments, the personal computer 22 is used as an example to display the information regarding the electric energy, the point information, and the display related to the game. However, the Internet-compatible TV 19 is used instead of the personal computer 22. You may comprise so that it may display.
In the above embodiment, the case where the game is a card game is taken as an example. However, the present invention is not limited to this, and the game includes a game using a simulated shogi game, and a game using a simulated display game. Other games may be used.

1 is a block diagram schematically showing an energy management system according to a first embodiment of the present invention. It is a figure which shows the display content of the personal computer of FIG. It is a figure which shows the display content of the personal computer for demonstrating the energy management system which concerns on 2nd Embodiment of this invention. It is a block diagram which shows typically the energy management system which concerns on 3rd Embodiment of this invention.

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3 ... Management Center, 4 ..., 6 ... Dwelling Unit, 9 ... Controller, 12 ... Electricity Meter, 13 ... Distribution Board, 13A ... Peak Cut Distribution Board, 19 ... Internet-compatible TV (Information Equipment), 22 ... Personal Computer ( Information equipment), 25, 25A ... display section.

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  1. A LAN branching from the hub of the main wiring distribution device of the apartment house into which the Internet line is drawn and extending to each dwelling unit and connected to the management center via the Internet line;
    A watt hour meter connected to the power line of each dwelling unit to detect the dwelling unit's power usage,
    A watt-hour adapter that converts detection data of the watt-hour meter into data for the Internet is connected to the LAN of each dwelling unit,
    The main wiring distribution device reads dwelling unit-use power usage data via the watt-hour meter adapter of each dwelling unit, stores it for each dwelling unit, and transfers the dwelling unit use power use data for each dwelling unit to the management center A controller is provided,
    An information management system for displaying output information from the management center is connected to a hub provided in the LAN of each dwelling unit.
  2. The management center
    The dwelling unit power usage data;
    The dwelling unit-adaptive power reduction amount data obtained from the dwelling unit-compatible power consumption data and the target reference usage amount, and
    Usage point information data that can be returned to the product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power usage data,
    2. The energy management system according to claim 1, wherein reduction point information that can be returned to a product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power reduction amount is selectively output.
  3.   The information device is provided with a game function for nurturing animals and plants based on the power consumption of each dwelling unit and the game result, and the management center returns the product or service according to the game result of the information device. The energy management system according to claim 1 or 2, wherein possible game result point information is output.
  4. A LAN branching from the hub of the main wiring distribution device of the apartment house into which the Internet line is drawn and extending to each dwelling unit and connected to the management center via the Internet line;
    A watt hour meter connected to the power line of each dwelling unit to detect the dwelling unit's power usage;
    A distribution board provided on the downstream side of the electricity meter in the power line of each dwelling unit,
    The amount of electric power used through the child breaker of the distribution board is obtained as the amount of electric power used for the child breaker, and the amount of electric power used is calculated as the amount of electric power used for the dwelling unit, and
    Data conversion means connected to the LAN of each dwelling unit and converting the calculation data of the power usage detection means into data for the Internet, respectively,
    In the main wiring distribution device, child breaker-compatible power usage data and dwelling unit power usage data are read via the data conversion means, stored for each child breaker and each dwelling unit, and each child breaker-corresponding power is stored. A controller is provided that transfers usage data and power usage data for each dwelling unit to the management center.
    An information management system for displaying output information from the management center is connected to a hub provided in the LAN of each dwelling unit.
  5. The management center
    The dwelling unit power usage data;
    Dwelling unit-adaptive power reduction amount data determined by the management center from the dwelling unit-compatible power consumption data and a target reference usage amount;
    Usage point information that can be returned to the product or service corresponding to the dwelling unit power usage data,
    Reduction point information that can be returned to a product or service corresponding to the power reduction amount corresponding to the dwelling unit, and
    Power consumption data corresponding to the child breaker;
    5. The energy management system according to claim 4, wherein the device usage teaching information obtained from the power usage data corresponding to the child breaker and the target reference usage is selectively output.
  6.   The information device is provided with a game function for growing animals and plants based on the power consumption of each dwelling unit and the game result, and the management center provides a game result that can be returned to a product or service corresponding to the game result. 6. The energy management system according to claim 4, wherein point information is output.
  7. The energy management system according to claim 1, wherein the information device is a personal computer and / or an Internet-compatible television.

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