Next Article in Journal
Simulation Model to Evaluate Human Comfort Factors for an Office in a Building
Previous Article in Journal
Putting Residential Flexibility Management into Action with Pilot Sites in Europe: From Mas2tering to DRIvE Projects
Open AccessProceedings

Towards Integrating Behaviour Demand Response into Simulation Based Heat Production Optimisation

People Behaviour & Technology Integration Group, Nimbus Research Centre, Cork Institute of Technology, Cork T12P928, Ireland
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Presented at Sustainable Places 2018 (SP 2018), Aix-les Bains, France, 27–29 June 2018.
Proceedings 2018, 2(15), 1125; https://doi.org/10.3390/proceedings2151125
Published: 23 August 2018
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of SP 2018)
Behaviour Demand Response (BDR) is the process of communicating with the building occupants and integrating their behavioural flexibility into the energy value chain. In this paper we will present an integrated behavioural model based on well-established behavioural theories and show how it can be used to provide predictable flexibility to the production schedule optimisation. The proposed approach is two-fold: the model can be used to predict the expected behavioural flexibility of occupants as well as to generate optimal communication to trigger reliable BDR events. A system architecture will be presented showing how BDR can be integrated into simulation passed building/district operation.
Keywords: Behaviour Demand Response (BDR); flexibility; simulation-based optimisation Behaviour Demand Response (BDR); flexibility; simulation-based optimisation
MDPI and ACS Style

Beder, C.; Blanke, J.; Klepal, M. Towards Integrating Behaviour Demand Response into Simulation Based Heat Production Optimisation. Proceedings 2018, 2, 1125.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop