An IFC4-based Middleware for Data Interoperability in Energy Building Operation

José L. Hernández, Susana Martín, César Valmaseda

Abstract

This paper addresses the existing gap in data interoperability among heterogeneous resources for energy service systems of building automation. In this sense, the middleware is the core of the communication between heterogeneous data samples and the application services. This kind of solutions integrates the multiple building data resources to gather the information within the context of energy and buildings and couples the data in a single signal. The middleware also manages the data in an harmonized way by means of the representation of the information in a well-established data-model as IFC4 which is widely used in the building topic. This kind of harmonic communication allows the exchange of information among the entities in complex platforms by common formats in order to ease the interpretation of data. Then, interoperability is a key factor for achieving connectivity that is reached in the present middleware though the event-driven communication mechanisms and the well-known interfaces.

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L. Hernández J., Martín S. and Valmaseda C. (2015). An IFC4-based Middleware for Data Interoperability in Energy Building Operation . In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-096-3, pages 287-294. DOI: 10.5220/0005371002870294


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@conference{iceis15,
author={José L. Hernández and Susana Martín and César Valmaseda},
title={An IFC4-based Middleware for Data Interoperability in Energy Building Operation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2015},
pages={287-294},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005371002870294},
isbn={978-989-758-096-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - An IFC4-based Middleware for Data Interoperability in Energy Building Operation
SN - 978-989-758-096-3
AU - L. Hernández J.
AU - Martín S.
AU - Valmaseda C.
PY - 2015
SP - 287
EP - 294
DO - 10.5220/0005371002870294