Demo Abstract: TOSS: Thermal Occupancy Sensing System


We propose a system that can accurately determine the occupancy of zones within a building. As an easily deployable sensor system, TOSS provides detailed information about a zone’s occupancy to a building’s energy management system in order to control the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, (HVAC) and lighting behavior for specific zones within the building. This incurs a significant benefit, as building zones that are not fully occupied do not require 100% use of the HVAC or lighting systems.

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@inproceedings{Erickson2013DemoAT, title={Demo Abstract: TOSS: Thermal Occupancy Sensing System}, author={Varick L. Erickson and Alex Beltran and Daniel A. Winkler and Niloufar P. Esfahani and John R. Lusby and Alberto E. Cerpa}, year={2013} }