The reasons for the inferior performance of many of the current buildings and their related energy systems are diverse and for a major part caused by insufficient attention to the influence of occupant behaviour. In Smart buildings it is necessary to implement new opportunities to integrate human behaviour in the Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditiong process control loop. To realize this strategy we developed an advanced control setup, based on the combination of ubiquitous low cost wireless sensors. The article describes the proof of the principle to take the perceived thermal comfort as leading principles in the comfort/energy process control. The experiments described illustrate the feasibility of the approach.
|Title of host publication||Sustainability in Energy and Buildings : Proceedings of the 4th International Conference in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB´12)|
|Editors||A. Hakansson, M. Höjer, R.J. Howlett, L.C. Jain|
|Place of Publication||Berlin|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
|Name||Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies|