Testing IoT Improves Energy Efficiency in Buildings
They are also trying to increase awareness of what opportunities are on campus. By properly managing the integration of solar and building loads and energy storage, the university can more effectively and efficiently manage the building operating characteristics from an energy efficiency perspective, he said.
“We’re still in the process of collecting data,” he said. “We just finished the system and I’m sure by the end of the testing period, we’ll have some pretty good data on how it is impacting the overall energy usage on campus. But now it sure is having a significant impact on the [Mandel] building.”