List of Specific Industries
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes for this industry
[ 334512 ] = Automatic environmental control manufacturing for residential, commercial, and appliance use — Building services monitoring controls, automatic, manufacturing
[ 334515 ] = Instrument manufacturing for measuring and testing electricity and eklectrical signals — Energy measuring equipment, electrical, manufacturing
[ 561621 ] = Security system services (except locksmiths) — Alarm system monitoring services
If utility companies set limits for power consumption, such monitoring may help prevent rolling blackouts or other curtailment of services. In the past, energy-saving devices have been automatic and their use transparent to consumers, such as radio-controlled cutoff switches for hot water tanks.
In the future, home networks may provide intelligent means of interaction. Where monitoring devices are located, the range of service for wireless components, and respective connectivity and communications protocols may all be configured for each monitoring application.