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ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada

June 5, 2024

ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada
ReliaHome™ Smart Panel – Make any load center smart
  • Marks ABB’s commitment to accelerating the energy transition through the evolution of traditional home electrical distribution
  • Delivers on- and off-grid energy optimization and insights, granting homeowners enhanced control over electricity use and savings via a user-friendly app
  • ABB’s collaboration with Lumin advances sustainability and innovation in the residential energy management sector

Advancing its commitment to bringing smart, sustainable technologies to homes in the U.S. and Canada, ABB launches the new ReliaHome™ Smart Panel – its first residential energy management software platform in these markets.

In collaboration with its partner Lumin, a pioneer in responsive load management, the new cutting-edge offering provides enhanced customer experience and exceptional convenience to save energy through an accessible, user-friendly product. Designed and assembled in the U.S., the panel is commercially available in all 50 states and territories and Canada.

ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada
ReliaHome™ Smart Panel illustration

Thanks to its universal compatibility with third-party devices such as batteries, solar inverters, electric vehicle chargers and standby generators, the ReliaHome Smart Panel offers customers simplified stock and inventory management. Enabling energy optimization, circuit scheduling, and real-time control in one universally compatible package, the panel is suitable for new and retrofit installations. It can be installed seamlessly next to a new or existing service panel and integrates with all load centers. It comes pre-wired and is stackable for additional loads of control.  

Both installers and customers benefit from access to dependable customer support and comprehensive resources for easy implementation and maintenance, as well as robust cybersecurity (protection tested, improved, and fully validated by a globally recognized ISO 27001:2013 and IEC 62443-4-1:2018 laboratory).

The ReliaHome Smart Panel will empower homeowners to take control of their energy use by providing insights needed to save energy and costs. Users can make informed decisions on energy consumption, prioritizing appliances during an outage to extend battery storage runtime and optimizing circuits to avoid paying high electricity rates at peak times. The platform ensures seamless functionality during power and network outages through a local-first network backup, enabling consistent customer connectivity independent of a cloud connection.

Adam Mease, NEMA Global Product Group Leader at ABB’s Electrification Smart Buildings Division said “This latest collaboration marks a significant stride in ABB’s focus on the residential sector. We’re committed to accelerating the energy transition through innovation and the evolution of traditional home electrical distribution, offering homebuilders, homeowners, and communities’ powerful tools to optimize energy usage and save costs.”

ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada
ReliaHome™ Smart Panel energy insights

“We’re thrilled to be teaming up with ABB to launch the ReliaHome Smart Panel in the U.S. and Canadian markets,” said Alex Bazhinov, founder and president of Lumin. “This partnership combines Lumin’s advanced load management technology with ABB’s electrical expertise and network of distributors and homebuilders to deliver smarter, more accessible residential energy management solutions to homeowners across America.”

With residential energy consumption accounting for approximately 20% of the U.S. total energy use1, energy retrofits and a shift towards distributed low-carbon energy sources are critical to meeting decarbonization goals. The ABB ReliaHome Smart Panel aims to play a crucial role in empowering customers to participate in the transition to an electrified, low-carbon future.

Energy Data Facts, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

ABB Launches ReliaHome™ Smart Panel Energy Management Solution in the U.S. and Canada
Whole-home energy monitoring via app

ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered, and operated. Building on over 140 years of excellence, ABB’s more than 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation. www.abb.com

ABB Electrification is a global technology leader making efficient and reliable use of electricity from source to socket possible. With more than 50,000 employees across 100 countries, we collaborate with our customers and partners to solve the world’s greatest challenges in electrical distribution and energy management. We help businesses, industry, and consumers run their facilities and homes efficiently and reliably. As the energy transition accelerates, we are electrifying the world in a safe, smart and sustainable way. go.abb/electrification

Lumin® is the pioneer of responsive energy management solutions, offering the only universally compatible, retrofit-ready load management platform that is out-of-the-box compatible with all residential batteries and load centers. By making ordinary circuits smart, Lumin grants comprehensive control over the home, enabling access to all connected circuits for battery backup, electrification, and participation in demand response programs. The user-friendly Lumin app allows homeowners to manage and monitor their energy use, create on-grid and off-grid circuit management schedules, and automate circuit prioritization, providing maximum energy control. The modular, flexible Lumin Edge is poised to play a vital role in the equitable transition to mass electrification. Backed by a network of installers across the U.S. and Canada, Lumin’s technology is paving the way for an all-electric, clean energy future. Discover more at www.luminsmart.com.


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