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A model of intelligent building energy management for the indoor environment

Yao, R. and Zheng, J. (2010) A model of intelligent building energy management for the indoor environment. Intelligent Buildings International, 2 (1). pp. 72-80. ISSN 1750-8975

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To link to this article DOI: 10.3763/inbi.2009.0033

Abstract/Summary

People's interaction with the indoor environment plays a significant role in energy consumption in buildings. Mismatching and delaying occupants' feedback on the indoor environment to the building energy management system is the major barrier to the efficient energy management of buildings. There is an increasing trend towards the application of digital technology to support control systems in order to achieve energy efficiency in buildings. This article introduces a holistic, integrated, building energy management model called `smart sensor, optimum decision and intelligent control' (SMODIC). The model takes into account occupants' responses to the indoor environments in the control system. The model of optimal decision-making based on multiple criteria of indoor environments has been integrated into the whole system. The SMODIC model combines information technology and people centric concepts to achieve energy savings in buildings.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Science > School of Construction Management and Engineering > Innovative and Sustainable Technologies
ID Code:16787
Uncontrolled Keywords:indoor environments; intelligent control; optimum decision making; smart sensor
Publisher:Earthscan

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