Search for dissertations about: "smart building"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words smart building.

  1. 1. The reinforcement learning method : A feasible and sustainable control strategy for efficient occupant-centred building operation in smart cities

    Author : Ross May; Kenneth Carling; Mengjie Han; Pascal Rebreyend; Zoltan Nagy; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Markov decision processes; Reinforcement learning; Control; Building; Indoor comfort; Occupant; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys; Mikrodataanalys; Microdata Analysis;

    Abstract : Over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a trend which is expected to only grow as we move further into the future. With this increasing trend in urbanisation, challenges are presented in the form of the management of urban infrastructure systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Smart manufacturing for the wooden single-family house industry

    Author : Alexander Vestin; Kristina Säfsten; Malin Löfving; Tobias Schauerte; Lars Stehn; Jönköping University; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; smart wooden house manufacturing; smart manufacturing; Industry 4.0; smart factory; industrialized house building;

    Abstract : To meet the demand of future building requirements, and to improve productivity and competitiveness, there is a need to modernize and revise the current practices in the wooden single-family house industry. In several other sectors, intensive work is being done to adapt to the anticipated fourth industrial revolution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Smart Homes and User Values : Long-term evaluation of IT-services in Residential and Single Family Dwellings

    Author : Greger Sandström; Ulf Keijer; Brian Atkin; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; accessibility; developer; dwelling; construction process; evaluation; home; housing; information technology; intelligent building; long-term; model; post-occupancy evaluation; resident; service delivery; smart home; trust; usability; usefulness; user; user evaluation; user experience; user value; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Do residents find value in smart home functions? How should these functions be designed to offer user benefit? These were the governing questions of this study that involved nearly 200 families in three different housing projects during five years of occupancy. The housing units were equipped with advanced smart homes solutions, electronic and digital devices to control them, and a set of functions to increase comfort, safety and security in the homes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Radiation properties of coil-coated steel in building envelope surfaces and the influence on building thermal performance

    Author : Ali Joudi; Bahram Moshfegh; Mats Rönnelid; Harald Svedung; Mathias Cehlin; Runming Yao; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy and Built Environments; Energi och samhällsbyggnad;

    Abstract : Recent studies have shown that the optical properties of building exterior surfaces are important in terms of energy use and thermal comfort. While the majority of the studies are related to exterior surfaces, the radiation properties of interior surfaces are less thoroughly investigated. READ MORE

  5. 5. A multi-method assessment to support energy efficiency decisions in existing residential and academic buildings

    Author : Shoaib Azizi; Thomas Olofsson; Gireesh Nair; Olga Kordas; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; residential dwellings; institutional buildings; sustainability; energy renovation; adoption of technology; decision-making; smart solutions; ICT; IoT; sustainability; hållbarhet;

    Abstract : Rapid decarbonization of building stock is essential for the energy transition required to mitigate climate change and limit the global temperature rise below 1.5 °C. The decision-making for the adoption of energy efficiency measures (EEMs) is often complex and involves lasting consequences and risks. READ MORE