OpenADR Interface

OpenADR Interface

How it works

The OpenADR interface can be linked to the specific utility program dispatch centers desired for the project site. The program responses are configured in the interface configuration tool and then stored in the device firmware. It is possible to configure multiple program triggers, for example, extreme, moderate, or others. The interface sends triggers to the Avi-on network to implement load reduction scenarios. The specific load reduction is configured in an Avi-on SIM, which is triggered by a contact closure signal from the OpenADR interface. It is possible to create multiple program responses and target different response levels to different areas of the building. All configuration and management can be done remotely. The unit can be plugged into the Ethernet port of the Avi-on RAB LTE bridge for a demand response (DR) solution that is fully wireless and requires no local network connection (ongoing use of the cellular connection requires a small annual connection subscription).

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OpenADR Interface

Select a part number from the table listed below
Part NumberNameDescription
AVI-KIT-OPEN-ADRAvi-on OpenADR Interface KitKit Includes the Demand Response Interface Unit, unit power supply, a relay interface (single channel), One SIM (suitable for one DR strategy), Power supply for the SIM, and an Enclosure. The OpenADR Certificate for utility connection is NOT included
AVI-ASSY-OPEN-ADRAvi-on OpenADR Interface AssemblyAssembly includes the kit, pre-assembled in a mount-ready junction box

To order please contact Avi-on sales at (877) AVION-US or
for information on becoming an Avi-on partner and order details.


A single Avi-on OpenADR interface kit per building (AVI-ON-EISY-OADR). One Avi-on Sensor Input Module (AVI-SIM-12-24VDC-EA) and USB Relay per load reduction strategy. Additional relays and SIMs can be purchased from Avi-on if more complex strategies are desired. The OpenADR Certificate to connect to live utility programs is NOT included (approximately $90 plus installation). The certificate can be purchased either from Avi-on or directly from OpenADR.


  • Input Voltage: 12V DC (Includes 110-240 VAC Power Supply)
  • Power Consumption: 500mA @12VDC
  • Network Interface: Ethernet 10/100/1000
  • Network Port: RJ-45/ Cat 5
  • Dimensions: Width 3.2” (80mm), Length 5.1” (130mm), Height 0.7” (18mm)
  • Certifications: Open ADR, 2.0a, 2.0b, Version 1.12
  • Configuration Apps: Windows or MAC OS, Requires installation of Java Virtual Machine
  • Internet Connection: Ethernet RJ45, either on the same local subnet, or through Portal if configured for remote access. Cellular connection available by plugging into the ethernet port of the LTE/Ethernet Bridge (AVI-RAB-LTE)

OpenADR Interface

OpenADR Interface

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