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Energy and comfort control for building management systems

Objective

The objective is to develop a new generation of control devices for solar shading systems, glare control systems, electric lighting and HVAC systems for the simultaneous optimisation of building energy consumption and comfort. They can reduce the peak-cooling load to less than 50% above the average value and reduce the total annual building energy consumption. Data on the angle-dependent measured or calculated thermal and optical properties of the facade elements will be stored in the controller, allowing it to take them into account in an "intelligent" way. Glare criteria for objects producing bright light spots will be developed, which can be used for control purposes. A new device for bi-directional measurement of localised luminance peaks will be developed. A design tool will predict the energy impact of different control strategies and the frequency of occurrence of visually or thermally uncomfortable situations.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.*
Address
Heidenhofstrasse 2
79110 Freiburg (In Breisgau)
Germany

Participants (7)

BUG ALU TECHNIC AG
Austria
Address
Hofsteigstrasse 7
6921 Kennelbach
DANISH BUILDING AND URBAN RESEARCH
Denmark
Address
15,Dr. Neergaardsvej 15
2970 Hoersholm
HUEPPE FORM SONNENSCHUTZSYSTEME GMBH
Germany
Address
Cloppenburger Strasse 200
26133 Oldenburg
INGELUX SARL
France
Address
Chemin Francis Carco 1
69120 Vaulx En Velin
SERVODAN SA
Denmark
Address
Stenager 5
6400 Soenderborg
SWISS FEDERAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY LAUSANNE
Switzerland
Address
Batiment Leso
1015 Lausanne
TECHNOTEAM BILDVERARBEITUNG GMBH
Germany
Address
Ehrenbergstrasse 11
98693 Ilmenau