New Use of Aeon HEM - Tell Me What You Think

So my wife has been pretty tolerant of my slight obsession with Home Automation. But the one thing she has always wanted was a way to know if she left the stove on. Finally after wiring up the entire house I got around to the project. I saw a few devices like this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00MBIRF5W/ref=mp_s_a_1_1?qid=1445469241&sr=8-1&pi=SY200_QL40&keywords=zwave+heavy+appliance&dpPl=1&dpID=31%2BDG-vmSeL&ref=plSrch. The problem is the $90 price tag.

Then I got a clever idea. I already own an Aeotec HEM. They are $25 on Amazon. Doing some investigation I found that even the lowest setting uses at least 100 W. I hooked up the HEM in my power panel and a few adjustments to the standard Aeotec HME device type and I now have the following:

I have it updating about 10 seconds after a change, and although it needs some work…

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love the idea, please share the code?

Likewise.
Device type for testing, please?