A WEB OF THINGS (WOT) APPROACH TO SMART HOUSEHOLD ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING

Sita Ramakrishnan, Subramania Ramakrishnan

Abstract

With a focus on a software system that incorporates smart phones, web-enabled physical devices and RESTful APIs, this paper explores a system strategy for monitoring, integrating and controlling electrical devices to facilitate the management of electrical energy consumption in line with modern sustainability practices. Realtime feedback on energy consumption and associated costs for individual appliances in a household is the key to helping the consumers in their quest for sustainable living. The paper considers a case study of a household in Australia, having a grid-connected solar panel installed for electricity generation. The focus of the case study is dynamic adaptation of both grid-supplied and the solar-generated electricity for powering heavy house hold electrical loads with a view to reduce costs and greenhouse emissions.

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Ramakrishnan S. and Ramakrishnan S. (2012). A WEB OF THINGS (WOT) APPROACH TO SMART HOUSEHOLD ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS, ISBN 978-989-8565-00-6, pages 29-36. DOI: 10.5220/0003945900290036


in Bibtex Style

@conference{peccs12,
author={Sita Ramakrishnan and Subramania Ramakrishnan},
title={A WEB OF THINGS (WOT) APPROACH TO SMART HOUSEHOLD ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,},
year={2012},
pages={29-36},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003945900290036},
isbn={978-989-8565-00-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,
TI - A WEB OF THINGS (WOT) APPROACH TO SMART HOUSEHOLD ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING
SN - 978-989-8565-00-6
AU - Ramakrishnan S.
AU - Ramakrishnan S.
PY - 2012
SP - 29
EP - 36
DO - 10.5220/0003945900290036