Log it While it's Hot: Designing Human Interaction with Smart Thermostats for Shared Work Environments

@inproceedings{Snow2017LogIW,
  title={Log it While it's Hot: Designing Human Interaction with Smart Thermostats for Shared Work Environments},
  author={Stephen Snow and Frederik Auffenberg and Monica M. C. Schraefel},
  booktitle={CHI},
  year={2017}
}
Smart thermostats offer impressive scope for adapting to users' thermal comfort preferences and saving energy in shared work environments. Yet human interactions with smart thermostats thus far amount to an assumption from designers that users are willing and able to provide unbiased data at regular intervals; which may be unrealistic. In this paper we highlight the variety of social factors which complicate users' relationships with smart thermostats in shared work environments. These include… CONTINUE READING