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Saving Building Energy through Advanced Control Strategies
AbstractThis article presents an analysis of the relationship between building energy usage and building control system operation and performance. A method is presented for estimating the energy saving potential of improvements in building and control system operation, including the relative impact of recommssioning and hardware and software upgrades, based on a subjective assessment of the level of energy efficient design and the energy usage of the building relative to similar buildings as indicated by the Energy Utilization Index for the building. The method introduces a Building Design Index and a Building Operating Index to evaluate building energy performance versus similar buildings, and uses these indices to estimate potential savings and effectiveness of control system improvements.
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Treado, S.; Chen, Y. Saving Building Energy through Advanced Control Strategies. Energies 2013, 6, 4769-4785.View more citation formats
Treado S, Chen Y. Saving Building Energy through Advanced Control Strategies. Energies. 2013; 6(9):4769-4785.Chicago/Turabian Style
Treado, Stephen; Chen, Yan. 2013. "Saving Building Energy through Advanced Control Strategies." Energies 6, no. 9: 4769-4785.