Eficiencia energética - Internet de las cosas
The Energy Efficiency and Internet of Things (IoT) group at CeDInt has a wide background in the communication protocols and control technologies for energy efficiency most used in industry. Its scientific activity is focused on the development of new intelligent ICT-based systems integrating ambient intelligence and context awareness algorithms for the implementation of energy efficiency strategies in buildings and other environments. More specifically, the group has a broad experience in the development of Open-IoT (Internet of Things) standard based in open software and hardware that comprise wireless networks for monitoring and control (energy consumption, ambient parameters and presence of users) and middleware platforms for intelligent control of buildings and other infrastructures (street lighting, Industry 4.0, etc.).
Research in Internet of things (IoT) applied to the development of smart environments and energy efficiency:
- Usability and interoperability testing.
- Technologies and protocols integration (KNX, Lonworks, X-10, DALI, ZigBee, EnOcean, 6LoWPAN, etc.).
- Development of multi-technology building automation platforms for control (lighting, HVAC, blinds, loads and appliances) and monitoring.
- Design of friendly and intuitive graphical web and mobile user-interfaces.
- Standardization definition.
- Development of hardware devices (sensors, actuators and coordinator nodes) compatible with IoT(Internet of Things) standards.
- Development of wireless sensor networks based on open standards (IPv6).
3.- ICT-based systems for Energy Efficiency in Buildings:
- In Home Displaysand multi-metering systems: real-time consumption monitoring (electricity, water and gas).
- Intelligent metering:swdevelopment for consumption processing, analysis and forecasting.
- Design and development of swmodules for OSGigateways.
- Design and development of advanced control systems and user interfaces for building Energy Monitoring and Management.
- Development and implementation of Energy Efficiency Managementalgorithms and applications using Residential Gateways.
- Cloud services (energy management, security…) in building management platforms.
- Energy certification of buildings: application of tools and methodologies according to legislation
- Analysis of the impact of BMSs on the energy performance of buildings.
- Definition and analysis of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) for the energy performance of buildings evaluation
5.- Smart Environments:
- Integration of Ambient Intelligence(AmI) and Context Awareness concepts in Residential Gateways.
- AmI(Ambient Intelligence) applied to self-learning control of efficient solid-state lighting systems
- Intelligent Optimization Algorithms (Artificial Intelligence, Ontologies, Fuzzy Logic, etc.): energy consumption prediction
6.- Smart Grids:
- Development of advanced control solutions for energy management in buildings as active elements into theSmart Grid
- Definition of ICT-based Demand Response and Dynamic-prizing services
7.- Smart Lighting:
- Intelligent control systems for Indoor and street lighting .
- Dimming based on presence and ambient lighting
- Use of RGB LED technology for the creation of comfortable environments
8.- Environment and sustainability:
- Software tools development for the validation of REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation) and CDM (Clean Development Mechanism) methodologies.
- Wireless sensor networks development for monitoring the environmental status of forests: CO2 emissions and fire det
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