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An Occupants' Location-Driven Control of Radiant Floor Heating Using Fingerprinting Method in Residential Buildings

주거용 건물에서 핑거프린팅 기법을 이용한 재실자의 위치 기반 바닥 복사난방 제어

  • Bae, Woo-Bin ;
  • Ko, Jong-Hwan ;
  • Mun, Sun-Hye ;
  • Huh, Jung-Ho
  • 배우빈 ;
  • 고종환 ;
  • 문선혜 ;
  • 허정호
  • Received : 2015.07.21
  • Accepted : 2015.11.09
  • Published : 2015.11.30

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

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단