Capacity building in Smart and Innovative eNERGY management

Temperature Sensing Optimization for Home Thermostat Retrofit

Having in mind that 53% percent of residential household energy consumption can be attributed to the space heating, as stated by IEA, significant energy savings and load shifting could be achieved through the control of the smart thermostats and thermostatic radiator valves. Therefore, the main topic of this lecture was presenting NUIG’s approach for optimal thermostats control by utilizing white box building model.

Reduced-Order Models as Web Application for Energy Management: Barriers and Challenge

After main ideas and concepts regarding building simulator have been presented, more technical details regarding this topic have been presented within the last lecture. An overview of the available building simulator approaches has been given and it was illustrated how building simulator could be developed within web based service, with the specifics regarding the architecture choices. One of the proposed solutions has been developed using JavaScript (JS), showing the advantages over the conventional simulators.

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