Intuitous ECC-HS Home Energy Controller
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Intuitous ECC-HS Home Energy Controller

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Adjusts Heating/Cooling System Based Upon Mode Set on Security Panel to Reduce Energy Costs
  • Helps reduce a home's heating and cooling costs
  • Connects home security panel to home heating/cooling system
  • Intelligently adjusts heating/cooling based upon security panel setting
  • Reduces need to create thermostat schedules
  • Compatible with 12VDC security panels
  • Compatible with oil/electric furnaces, single stage gas and air conditioners with 24VAC control systems

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  • What's Included
  • The Home Energy Controller from Intuitous allows for a home security panel to communicate directly with a home HVAC system to seize every opportunity available to save energy. It's perfect for busy families with unpredictable schedules because this Home Energy Controller will eliminate the need to program a daily or weekly schedule into a thermostat. Because it is connected to both the security panel and HVAC system it will automatically override the thermostat to conserve energy when the security panel is armed. When the "away" mode on a security system is activated the smart controller knows that the house is vacant and when the "stay" mode is activated it knows you're home for the evening and going to bed. It will then automatically override the thermostat to enter into a managed setback mode to save energy. The heating setback temperatures available are 62°, 64°, 66° or 68&degF with 66&degF being the default setback temperature while the AC setback options are 76°, 78°, 80° or "Off" with 78&degF being the default temperature. Changing the setback temperatures can be done by adjusting the DIP switches located on the controller (refer to Changing Controller Options chart in Specifications tab for more info). Once the resident is home and has adjusted the security panel accordingly the Home Energy Controller will return control of the heating and cooling back to the thermostat for normal use. The Home Energy Controller for security systems is 100% automatic and once it is installed the residents will forget it's even there, that is until they start noticing the energy bill savings. It has an onboard computer that uses advanced logic, timers and a temperature sensor to take advantage of any available energy saving opportunity without adversely affecting comfort levels.This product should be installed by an experienced security system installer. For step by step setup refer to the installation guide.

    This energy controller is also available for use with commercial buildings and offices, sold separately.


    HVAC System Compatibility
    The intelligent Home Energy Controller is compatible with single stage gas, air conditioners with 24VAC control systems and oil or electric furnaces. It is not compatible with heat pumps or line voltage control systems.

    Security System Compatibility
    12VDC security panels that provide auxiliary power and 1 or 2 switched negative 12V programmable outputs (PGM's).


    Components of the Controller
    1) Red LED power-on indicator
    2) DIP switch for configuration options
    3) 4 position terminal for connection to security panel
    4) Green LED - lights when the system is in heating conservation mode
    5) Green LED - lights when the system is in cooling conservation mode
    6) 4 position terminal for connection to the HVAC system











    5 Simple Installation Steps


    1) Mount controller on duct
    2) Connect controller to security panel
    3) Program security system (from security keypad)
    4) Connect to home's HVAC system
    5) Change setup options















    Typical Wiring Diagram: Home Energy Controller



  • Specifications
    Manufacturer Intuitous Inc
    Manufacturer Product No. ECC-HS
    UPC 627843182238
    Dimensions L 4.5in x W 4.5in x H 1.88in
    Weight 0.28 lbs
    For Use With Residential security panels and HVAC systems
    Supply Voltage 10-15 VDC
    Supply Current 42mA @ 12 VDC
    Microprocessor Speed 1 Mhz
    Onboard Memory 8 KB flash (non-volatile)
    Relays 2 - heating, cooling
    Relay Contacts 2A @ 30 VAC, SPST- NO form A
    Programmed Logic 1 Occupancy / temperature heating setback
    Programmed Logic 2 Occupancy / temperature cooling setback
    Programmed Logic 3 Daytime setback (optional 6-8 hour timer)
    Programmed Logic 4 Night setback (optional 6-8 hour timer)
    Programmed Logic 5 Long term setback (18 hours)
    Programmed Logic 6 Restart Delays (3 minute heat/cool)
    Temperature Sensing Thermistor +/- 2°F (integrated)
    Security Inputs 2 standard PGM negative trigger
    Mounting Location HVAC return air duct
    Operating Temperature -20°C - 50°C
    4°F - 122°F


    Changing Controller Options
    # Function Description of Controller Options
    1 and 2 Heating Setback These 2 switches are used to select the heating temperature setback using the following 4 combinations:
    Off-Off=62°F, Off-On=64°F, On-Off=66°F, On-On=68°F
    3 and 4 Cooling Setback These 2 switches are used to select the cooling temperature setback using the following 4 combinations:
    Off-Off=OFF, Off-On=80°F, On-Off=78°F, On-On=76°F
    5 Daytime Restore If enabled, the heat/cool system will exit setback once the daytime restore timer has expired. This feature allows the heat/cool system to exit conservation mode in time to restore the house back to comfort level before the homeowner returns from work. If disabled, setback will continue until occupancy is re-established (i.e. AWAY is turned off). On=Enabled, Off=Disabled
    6 Daytime Restore Timer Used to set the duration of the daytime restore timer. Switch #5 must be on for this setting to take effect. On=6 hours, Off=8 hours
    7 Night Restore If enabled, the HVAC system will exit setback once the timer has expired allowing the system to exit conservation mode and to return to comfort level before the residents wake. If disabled, setback will continue until STAY is turned off. On=Enabled, Off=Disabled
    8 Night Restore Timer This switch is used to set duration of the night restore timer. Note that switch #7 must be on for this setting to take effect. On=6 hours, Off=8 hours
    9 Long Term Setback If enabled, the system enters long term conservation mode when the space has been vacant (AWAY mode) for 18 hours and longer. The setback temperature is the vacant setback setting minus 3°F for heating and plus 3°F for cooling. On=Enabled, Off=Disabled
    10 Exit Delay This switch sets the exit delay from immediate to 20 minutes. The delay will prevent the heating and cooling system from entering setback mode until the delay timer has expired. On=20 min., Off=0 min


    Terminal Connections - Security Panel
    # Label Wire Color Function
    1
    2
    PGM 1
    PGM 2
    Green
    Yellow
    The PGM output from the security panel that is programmed for AWAY must be connected to PGM1 and the PGM output from the security panel that is programmed for STAY must be connected to PGM2
    3
    4
    Aux +
    Aux -
    Red
    Black
    The Intuitous controller must be powered by the 12VDC Auxiliary power from the security panel


    Terminal Connections - HVAC System
    # Label Function
    1
    2
    W
    W
    The 2 "W" terminals provide a normally closed connection through an electronic relay. When the controller enters heating setback, it opens the connection and prevents the heating system from running. These terminals are designed for low voltage 24 VAC control ONLY. Contacts are rated for 2.0A @ 24VAC
    3
    4
    Y
    Y
    The 2 "Y" terminals provide a normally closed connection through an electronic relay. When the controller enters cooling setback, it opens the connection and prevents the air conditioner from running. These terminals are designed for low voltage 24 VAC control ONLY. Contacts are rated for 2.0A @ 24VAC
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