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System and Method of Energy Management Control

United States Patent Application

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A method of controlling energy consumption in a building includes receiving occupancy data including at least one of occupant request data and occupant schedule data, receiving weather data including at least one of current weather measurement data and weather forecast data, generating an output control signal based on the occupancy data and the weather data, and transmitting the output control signal to a building automation system (BAS) of the building. The occupant request data includes a current request, and the occupant schedule data includes a predicted occupant schedule. The output control signal adjusts a building control device in a zone in the building.
Ji, Kun (Plainsboro, NJ), Lu, Yan (West Windsor, NJ), Song, Zhen (Plainsboro, NJ)
Siemens Corporation (Iselin NJ)
13/ 763,870
February 11, 2013
GOVERNMENT INTERESTS [0002] This invention is partially supported by the U.S. Department of Energy under Grant DE-EE-0003843. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.