The energy visualization technology of smart homes not only brings convenience to users, but also strives to minimize energy consumption and maximize household electricity efficiency. In this paper, we first discuss the different energy visualization technologies, applications and methods under this topic, and analyze the key points of their advantages. Secondly, the paper proposes a simple smart home energy management system. Being convenient for users and energy managers, the system guides users to change their electricity consumption habits through self-motivation and comparison with other, saves energy consciously and improves energy efficiency.
Keywords smart home, energy loss, energy visualization