Wesley J. Cole

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This paper presents a study based on real plant data collected from chiller plants at the University of Texas at Austin. It highlights the advantages of operating the cooling processes based on an optimal strategy. A multi-component model is developed for the entire cooling process network. The model is used to formulate and solve a multi-period optimal(More)
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Access to smart meter data in the United States presents an opportunity to better understand residential energy consumption and energy-related behaviors. Airconditioning (A/C) use, in particular, is a highly variable and significant contributor to residential energy demand. Most current building simulation software tools require intricate detail and(More)
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