• Remote Monitoring of Residential Energy Usage

      Kosbar, Kurt; Tramel, Nathan; Dill, Jacob; Almuqallad, Hussam; Missouri University of Science and Technology (International Foundation for Telemetering, 2013-10)
      A substantial amount of the energy usage in developed countries is consumed by climate control of residential and commercial structures. Collecting information on the usage patterns of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can allow a consumer to better understand the cost and effectiveness of these systems, and allow landlords and others to monitor their use. This paper describes a system which can easily be retrofitted onto legacy HVAC systems to monitor their activity, and then transmit the information over a wireless radio network for archiving and analysis