Accession Number:

ADA571892

Title:

A Wireless Platform for Energy Efficient Building Control Retrofits

Descriptive Note:

Cost and performance rept

Corporate Author:

ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY TECHNOLOGY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM OFFICE (DOD) ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2012-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

The primary objectives of this project are to demonstrate 1 energy efficiency gains achievable in small- to medium-sized buildings with MPC-based whole-building optimal control and 2 reduction in first costs achievable with a wireless sensor network WSN-based building heating, ventilation and air conditioning HVAC control system compared to a conventional wired system. The second objective is key because first cost is a barrier to wider application of advanced HVAC control and 70 of the first cost is attributed to installation wiring and commissioning.

Subject Categories:

  • Non-electrical Energy Conversion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE