Connecting your building couldn’t be easier. The only equipment we install in your building is housed in our small ‘Box-on-the-Wall’ cabinet and mounted near your existing building controls and electricity meter. Inside this cabinet is a powerful, yet simple IoT controller. Our Box continuously polls into the OakTree Power operating platform over the internet on a 15 second basis using secure signalling and does two things:
- After conducting a sub-second security handshake with our central software system, the Box sends your building’s electricity consumption meter data enabling OakTree Power to monitor it on a granular and dynamic basis.
- At the same time, the Box asks whether it should initiate the Load Adjustment Strategy we pre-programmed in your Building Management System (BMS). When the Box picks up a signal to dispatch a DSR event, it automatically initiates the turn down or turn off of the electrical plant you have agreed can be adjusted by initiating the Load Adjustment Strategy for a short period of time then turns them back to their original operating state. Silently, invisibly and securely.