The smart thermostat: using occupancy sensors to save energy in homes

@inproceedings{Lu2010TheST,
  title={The smart thermostat: using occupancy sensors to save energy in homes},
  author={Jiakang Lu and Tamim I. Sookoor and Vijay Srinivasan and Ge Gao and Brian Holben and John A. Stankovic and Eric Field and Kamin Whitehouse},
  booktitle={SenSys '10},
  year={2010}
}
Heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) is the largest source of residential energy consumption. [] Key Result In comparison, a commercially-available baseline approach that uses similar sensors saves only 6.8% energy on average, and actually increases energy consumption in 4 of the 8 households.

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