Perceived control in indoor environments: a conceptual approach

  title={Perceived control in indoor environments: a conceptual approach},
  author={Runa T. Hellwig},
  journal={Building Research \& Information},
  pages={302 - 315}
  • R. Hellwig
  • Published 6 February 2015
  • Engineering
  • Building Research & Information
Building automation systems provide the potential to optimize the energy consumption of buildings as well as to detect failures in the operation of buildings. The system comprising building form–HVAC–building automation–user is becoming more complex. Providing the occupants with control over the indoor environment is widely accepted for its positive effect on their satisfaction. This paper explores what the term ‘perceived control’ means conceptually and draws implications for its application… 

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