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I had to replace my aging propane water heater, and fire codes had changed so could not install propane again without excessive install cost as it could not vent to the house chimney like it used to. So I went and purchased a Rheem from local Home Depot that was “supposed” to be the most energy efficient. Install went without hitch and energy bill sent up about 40 dollars a month, not terrible. Then was contacted by Rheem and notified the control board had to be replaced. Coordinated with electrician and they paid for the replacement. After the replacement my electric bill doubled to over 350 a month. Contacted Electric company for assistance (Eversource) and they were absolutely no help. Lets face it, your basically blind on what is using power and how much in the house. I purchased Sense to help me identify the cause of the double power bill, and it worked great for that. I installed Sense and verified in an hour what was the major cause, the new Hot Water heater. I could see right…