What's in your Loop App: The Dashboard

This view is what you will see if you have a Loop smart meter account.

Dashboard - smart meter

  1. No live readings
    Live readings are not available for Loop smart meter accounts
  2. Electricity Today So Far
    Your daily energy usage compared to the same day from the previous week. The difference is recorded as an additional percentage
  3. Additional information
    Swipe the box above the page indicator to the left to view additional information
  4. Loop Home icon
    This screen can be accessed by the home icon

This view is what you will see if you own the Loop monitor kit.

Dashboard - Hardware

  1. Live usage indicator
    This shows your current electricity usage based on the readings that are received from your clip
  2. Phantom load
    This describes your appliances that are ‘always on’. While there are some items you need to have on, like your fridge or broadband router, there are lots of things you can choose to switch off. This includes standby appliances and your heating. Reducing your Phantom Load is one of the ways you can make significant savings to your energy bill.
  3. Electricity Today So Far
    Your daily energy usage compared to the same day from the previous week. The difference is recorded as an additional percentage
  4. Additional information
    Swipe the box above the page indicator to the left to view additional information
  5. Loop Home icon
    This screen can be accessed by the home icon
  6. Background colour 
    The background colour will change pending on your usage. For medium usage, the colour in the image above will be shown. There are four colour changes that correspond to the following usage: low, medium, high and peak. Peak will shown as an orange type background.
  7. Cost per hour / kWh (kilowatts per hour)
    Click on the triangular icon to switch between the monetary and energy cost per hour
  8. Power usage indicator
    This indicator will display whether your usage is low, medium, high or peak