Towards energy efficient operation of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems via advanced supervisory control design

A. Oswiecinska, J. Hibbs, Ivan Zajic, Keith Burnham

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

This paper presents conceptual control solution for reliable and energy efficient operation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems used in large volume building applications, e.g. warehouse facilities or exhibition centres. Advanced two-level scalable control solution, designed to extend capabilities of the existing low-level control strategies via remote internet connection, is presented. The high-level, supervisory controller is based on Model Predictive Control (MPC) architecture, which is the state-of-the-art for indoor climate control systems. The innovative approach benefits from using passive heating and cooling control strategies for reducing the HVAC system operational costs, while ensuring that required environmental conditions are met.
Original languageEnglish
Article number012030
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume659
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Bibliographical note

Content from this work may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 licence. Any further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the title of the work, journal citation and DOI.

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Towards energy efficient operation of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning systems via advanced supervisory control design'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this