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Additional Posters, CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium, Dublin, Ireland, 3-4 April 2014

  • In 2012 Building’s energy usage (Heating/Cooling/Lighting) was 42%(SEAI) of Irelands total Primary Energy Supply

  • Building Energy usage/CO2 emissions must be reduced for 2020 targets. Improved Energy metering is required.

  • WSN can be used to Aggregate/Control Environmental Factors and Energy Usage Data in residential or commercial

  • Building’s with the following benefits: Retrofit-able (~ 20% of wired options)- less disruption; Easily Scalable; low and

  • Self Powering (Energy Harvesting) nodes, Self-Configurability; Interoperability - with existing systems;