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An Occupants' Location-Driven Control of Radiant Floor Heating Using Fingerprinting Method in Residential Buildings
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 Title & Authors
An Occupants' Location-Driven Control of Radiant Floor Heating Using Fingerprinting Method in Residential Buildings
Bae, Woo-Bin; Ko, Jong-Hwan; Mun, Sun-Hye; Huh, Jung-Ho;
 
 Abstract
The purpose of this study is to control the occupants' location based radiant floor heating system for improving the inefficient use of energy in the residential building. In this study, the fingerprinting method was used to estimate the location of occupants connected to Wi-Fi through the smartphone. Based on the location of occupants, the energy usage amount and comfort of representative room control method and individual room control method were analyzed. As a result of this study, the location estimation of occupants showed 100% of accuracy. As compared to the existing control method, the corresponding control method showed better comfort and reduced energy consumption by 8.5%.
 Keywords
Wi-Fi;Fingerprinting;Radiant Floor Heating;Occupants' Location-Driven Control;HEMS;
 Language
Korean
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