I want to install the Sense electricity monitor to my breaker box to monitor my home's power usage. The instructions call for installation on a 240v breaker inside my electrical panel. Here is a link to the installation video as well as a direct link to the section regarding connecting to the breakers.
My breaker box:
Looks like I have a few options:
I have one spot left for a breaker. I'm seeing results online about a 240v tandem breaker that would fit into a single 120V spot in my box. Does anyone have any suggestion as to what kind of breaker I need? Search results for tandem breaker run from $10 to $200 but that could be I'm looking at breakers for industrial uses.Looks like this doesn't work? Sense requires being on two different phases. Here is a video linked directly to the email that someone received from Sense.
Add the legs for the Sense unit to the existing 240V breaker for the dryer. According to Sense, this is fine to do since the device uses less than 5 watts of power.
I've done a bit of wiring around the house but this is my first time working in the breaker box. I want to make sure I'm doing the best thing here.