2015 06 29: today the energy usage and consumption are plotted in the figure, which was generated by sitesage energy monitors and the sitesage website.
the huge spikes in energy consumption are caused by the point of use hot water heaters. they use very high energy until hot water reaches them from the solar hot water heater. it was a high usage day because the washer and dryer were used for most of the evening. on the other hand the heat pump use was a bit below normal because it was relatively cool.