WiHome case study is a smart solar tracking and management app for your home solar energy usage. WiHome allows you to view your solar pv panels energy usage, set daily and weekly limits and join the WiHome community and see how your community are saving through the community chat app.
Explore the project by understanding your problem and determining your goals.
Collect the data, research your target users and market sector for product viability.
Create concepts and analyze through workshopping and mind mapping user journeys.
Identify designs through sketches, wireframes, prototypes and design systems.
Product testing through usability testing, heat mapping and A/B testing.
Apply a lean usable design system that creates a thoughtless user experience.
Accessible on all mobile devices, applying a fluid and responsive design system.
Provide information and guidelines for users to get the most out of their Solar PV panels.
Connect with a community of like-minded individuals to share and learn through their experiences.
Provide a visual and accessible design system and can be used by all users.
Who are the users?
WiHome is a nationwide application for Irish home owners who want to manage and save money on their solar energy bills. WiHome allows users to track their energy usage, view daily, weekly and monthly breakdowns and set limits to the amount of energy used by their solar PV panels. The main target users for this product are homeowners aged between 34-60 years of age.
“It would be great for us to view how we use our solar panels. It would allow us to really see if we are doing the best with can with our energy.”
“We got our solar PV panels installed about two years ago. We use them mainly for water heating but would love to see if we could get more out of them and save more money.”
“We are building a new home and will be using solar PV panels. It would be brilliant to track how they work and see if we could lower our energy consumptions”
Sign Up/ Sign In
Sign up and connect your Solar PV System through WiHome’s simple 3-step set up process