Lack of feedback control in the air conditioning system can lead to energy loss in winters and summers. Dr Pahlevani and colleagues at the Computer Science and Information Technology Department have designed a control system in the “CS & IT” building that uses feedback on heat and moisture from users in 10 rooms to make their working environment more comfortable.
They have developed a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) for data gathering and Web-based User Interface to monitor and receive feedback from the occupants. Their experiments carried out in winter 2019 showed that there was an increase in the level of comfort among the occupants while minimising energy consumption by 50%.
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