Search for dissertations about: "smart building"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 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

    University dissertation from Borlänge : Dalarna University

    Author : Ross May; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2019]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Markov decision processes; Reinforcement learning; Control; Building; Indoor comfort; Occupant; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Greger Sandström; KTH.; [2009]
    Keywords : 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; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Architecture and architectural conservation and restoration Architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Arkitektur och bebyggelsevård 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

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

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mohammad Ali Joudi; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy; Forests and Built Environments; Energi; skog och byggd miljö;

    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

  4. 4. Smart Energy Grids – Utilization of Space Heating Flexibility

    University dissertation from Gothenburg : Chalmers tekniska högskola

    Author : Johan Kensby; [2017]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; demand side management; heat pump; thermal energy storage; exhaust air heat pump; thermal storage in buildings; heat price control; smart; District heating; heat source shifting; demand response;

    Abstract : Buildings are the largest energy-using sector in the world. Since the generation of energy is highly associated with greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to climate change, there is a large focus on reducing energy use in buildings. READ MORE

  5. 5. Predicting Electrochromic Smart Window Performance

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Johnny Degerman Engfeldt; KTH.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Electrochromic; Electrooptics; Smart windows; Prediction model; Large Area Device model;

    Abstract : The building sector is one of the largest consumers of energy, where the cooling of buildings accounts for a large portion of the total energy consumption.Electrochromic (EC) smart windows have a great potential for increasing indoor comfort and saving large amounts of energy for buildings. READ MORE