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Field Measurements of Electrical Consumption in a Multi-purpose Educational Building

  • Fernando del Ama Gonzalo
  • Jose A. Ferrandiz
  • David Fonseca Escudero
  • Juan A. Hernandez
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 745)

Abstract

The energy demand of non-domestic building includes a wide variety of uses and energy services. Researchers of Polytechnic University of Madrid and American University of Ras Al Khaimah have developed a smart metering system to report and analyze the electrical consumption in buildings. The system is non-intrusive, can be easily deployed in electric boards and sends data to a central base station located away from the metering device. In this article the system is tested in an educational facility. The lighting, power outlets and HVAC circuits are analyzed and finally the results are discussed.

Keywords

Electrical consumption in buildings Active and passive measures Smart metering system 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The work presented in this paper was supported by the School of Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fernando del Ama Gonzalo
    • 1
  • Jose A. Ferrandiz
    • 1
  • David Fonseca Escudero
    • 2
  • Juan A. Hernandez
    • 3
  1. 1.American University of Ras al KhaimahRas Al KhaimahUAE
  2. 2.La Salle Universitat Ramon LlullBarcelonaSpain
  3. 3.Polytechnic University of MadridMadridSpain

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