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Leviton Announces Series 3000 Line of Smart Meters

levitonLeviton recently introduced its Series 3000 line of smart meters. Designed to provide simple and effective tools to accurately measure power use in a building, the Series 3000 meters feature a variety of enhanced measurement functionality, greater communications capabilities and new indicators to ensure proper installation and accurate data collection.

The meters measure kWh, demand, instantaneous power, volts, amps, watts, VAR and VA per phase. All meters are equipped with an isolated pulse output channel and RS-485 serial port for easy AMR/BAS/BMS/EMS system interface, while built-in communication features allow for the addition of automation capabilities in the future without additional investment. For easy installation, the Series 3000 meters features energy-direction arrows (per phase energy and total energy) in the custom display, which indicate if the meter is installed correctly. A green duty cycle light shows that the meter is collecting electrical consumption data at the appropriate rate.

As with versions of Leviton meters introduced earlier, the Series 3000 line includes automated data collection solutions and can be paired with Leviton’s EMS energy reporting and analysis software to allow users to easily and intelligently manage energy consumption. The meters offer an industry-leading 10-year warranty and deliver superior revenue-grade accuracy for high quality, long-term reliability compared to competing devices. The meters are available in an indoor steel or outdoor NEMA 4X enclosure.

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1 comment to Leviton Announces Series 3000 Line of Smart Meters

  • RobertWilliams

    Smart Meters Are NOT Green.

    Concepts and theory sounds great, but upon closer inspection:

    1. Customer information from smart meters is NOT formatted for customers and does NOT change customer behavior towards conservation.

    2. Increased utility rates may decrease energy usage and that can be done with inexpensive time-of-use meters, NOT requiring expensive smart meters.

    3. The cost – benefit of smart meters is horrendous and is being promoted to profit the utility companies and their suppliers, not customers or our society or our environment.

    4. The Smart Grid does NOT use or require a smart meter on each home. The necessary smart information can be gathered much more efficiently and timely and inexpensively at energy distribution points. (The smart grid does not care how much power any one home uses.)

    5. The vast amount of unnecessary and nearly useless information to be handled and stored may actually end up raising energy usage.

    6. This massive Billions-of-dollars smart meter program will leave NO funds for programs that would truly bring energy saving solutions and the public will not be receptive to real solutions after being burned by these Smart meters.

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