The device detects whole house electricity consumption and converts it to a real-time digital display, as well as providing expanded services via the Internet. Studies demonstrate that providing data in this way changes consumer behaviour and reduces energy consumption.
PA specialises in rapid product development capabilities in handheld consumer electronics, is experienced in low-power electronics and display technologies and fully understands the manufacturing supply chain. Our insight accelerated the development of the display device from initial concept to volume manufacture, enabling Onzo’s product to meet core customers’ requirement to quickly roll-out the system for UK domestic consumers in such cost- and eco-conscious times.
We worked closely with other Onzo’s sustainable product design partners to make the carbon footprint of the device as low as possible through careful selection of components and manufacturing locations and a design based around an end-of-life ‘take-back scheme’/recycling. Using full lifecycle analysis to measure and minimise its overall carbon footprint, PA and Onzo teams have made the new product a leader in its class.
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