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Type of publication:Article
Entered by:mylonas
TitleEnabling Sustainability and Energy Awareness in Schools Based on IoT and Real-World Data
Bibtex cite IDRACTI-RU1-2018-5
Journal IEEE Pervasive Computing
Year published 2018
Few IoT systems monitoring energy consumption in buildings have focused on the educational community. IoT in the educational domain can jump-start a process of sustainability awareness and behavioral change towards energy savings, as well as provide tangible financial savings. We present a real-world multi-site IoT deployment, comprising 19 school buildings, aiming at enabling IoT-based energy awareness and sustainability lectures, promoting energy-saving behaviors supported by IoT data. We discuss scenarios where IoT-enabled applications are integrated into school life, providing an engaging and hands-on approach, based on real data, generating value in terms of educational and energy savings outcomes. We also present a set of first results, based on the analysis of school-building data, which highlight potential ways to identify irregularities and inefficiencies.
Mylonas, Georgios
Chatzigiannakis, Ioannis
Amaxilatis, Dimitrios
Paganelli, Federica
Anagnostopoulos, Aris
Publication ID1239