Combined Visual Comfort and Energy Efficiency through True Personalization of Automated Lighting Control

C. Malavazos, A. Papanikolaou, K. Tsatsakis, E. Hatzoplaki

Abstract

Lighting consumes a sizable portion of the energy consumed in office buildings. Smart lighting control products exist in the market, but their penetration is limited and even installed systems see limited use. One of the main reasons is that they control lighting based on universal set-points agnostic to individual human preferences, thus hampering their comfort. This paper presents an automated lighting control framework which dynamically learns user lighting preferences, models human visual comfort and controls light dimming in a truly personalized manner so as to always control the comfort vs. energy efficiency trade-off. It effectively removes the most important complaint when using such systems - loss of comfort - and paves the way for their wider scale adoption in order to untap the energy reduction potential of commercial lighting.

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in Harvard Style

Malavazos C., Papanikolaou A., Tsatsakis K. and Hatzoplaki E. (2015). Combined Visual Comfort and Energy Efficiency through True Personalization of Automated Lighting Control . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS, ISBN 978-989-758-105-2, pages 264-270. DOI: 10.5220/0005455602640270


in Bibtex Style

@conference{smartgreens15,
author={C. Malavazos and A. Papanikolaou and K. Tsatsakis and E. Hatzoplaki},
title={Combined Visual Comfort and Energy Efficiency through True Personalization of Automated Lighting Control},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,},
year={2015},
pages={264-270},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005455602640270},
isbn={978-989-758-105-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems - Volume 1: SMARTGREENS,
TI - Combined Visual Comfort and Energy Efficiency through True Personalization of Automated Lighting Control
SN - 978-989-758-105-2
AU - Malavazos C.
AU - Papanikolaou A.
AU - Tsatsakis K.
AU - Hatzoplaki E.
PY - 2015
SP - 264
EP - 270
DO - 10.5220/0005455602640270