Operation planning method for home air-conditioners considering characteristics of installation environment

Ryoichi Kuroha, Yu Fujimoto, Wataru Hirohashi, Yoshiharu Amano, Shinichi Tanabe, Yasuhiro Hayashi

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Home energy management systems (HEMSs) are the system to manage the energy usage in houses. The use of HEMSs, and especially those which are capable of automatically controlling home energy appliances such as air-conditioners (ACs), is expected to manage energy utilized in domestic field effectively. In the present study, we focused on automatic AC operation by HEMS with the combined goal of improving thermal comfort while reducing electricity costs. In general, the room temperature and electricity consumption of an AC are highly dependent on the characteristics of the installation environment, so that the derivation of an appropriate AC operation plan is generally a difficult task. To tackle this problem, an energy management method to provide AC operation plan tailor-made for the target AC installation environmental by learning the characteristics of the installation environment (CIE) from the historical operation result data is proposed. The efficacy of the proposed method is verified via numerical and real-world experiments.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)351-362
ページ数12
ジャーナルEnergy and Buildings
177
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2018 10 15

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Planning
Energy management systems
Air
Electricity
Thermal comfort
Energy management
Costs
Experiments
Temperature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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