DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF A “ SMART INDIVIDUAL-ROOM HEATING IS ” TO IMPROVE COMFORT AND SAVE ENERGY IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS Prototype

@inproceedings{Bomhard2016DESIGNAE,
  title={DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF A “ SMART INDIVIDUAL-ROOM HEATING IS ” TO IMPROVE COMFORT AND SAVE ENERGY IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS Prototype},
  author={Von Bomhard},
  year={2016}
}
  • Von Bomhard
  • Published 2016
Large amounts of energy are wasted due to unnecessary space heating in residential buildings, i.e. by heating rooms (or whole dwellings) even though residents do not occupy them. Several studies have shown that the major reason for this behaviour is the poor usability and understanding of current heating controls. For that reason, most people also prefer to adapt their thermal comfort by changing clothes or opening windows as their principal action, instead of adjusting the heating. Following… CONTINUE READING

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