I'd like to tag time points and see them later when Sense finds something

I read the post on why you can’t train Sense, and that all seemed reasonable.
I have an idea that would help me name devices that Sense finds. I’d like to tag certain events, such as a device coming on, with a label, and then have all my labels show up in the power meter history of a new device that Sense has detected. Even tagging points in time would be sufficient; It doesn’t need to be an “event” per se.

For example, I just turned on my electric teakettle. The overall power meter jumped by 1500 watts and stayed on for about a minute, then turned off. I would like to tag the start and end points of that episode with the label “kettle”. Then in the future when Sense says “I found something - name it”, I can see which of my tags line up with the thing Sense found.

Sense wouldn’t try to use these labels at all. It would simply allow me to create them, and then show them to me again. Seems feasible.

This addresses the pain point that I experience in which Sense has found something and I just can’t figure out what it might be from the waveform in isolation.


I just turned up my thermostat and my boiler came on. It would be nice to able to label that fact. My daughter turned on the toaster. I doubt I’ll recognize that later when Sense detects the toaster waveform. Just started the dishwasher. Just used the espresso machine. Just plugged in my car. Sure would be nice to tag these time points and see them later.

As a workaround, I guess I could take screenshots and then search through them later when Sense finds something.

I just tried the screenshot workaround but nope, I can’t judge the height of the event from the screenshot, So that’s not going to work very well. Plus, the searching process is going to be super tedious when Sense detects something.