User comfort and energy efficiency in HVAC systems by Q-learning

2018-05-05
This study focuses on applying Q-learning techniques for an HVAC agent where the agent learns to find the optimal sequence of ventilator rate variations to satisfy user comfort and energy efficiency simultaneously. On-Off and Setpoint control methods are investigated besides the proposed control method under different occupant number. The results show the advantage of the proposed Q-learning method to keep the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), i.e., the indoor CO2 concentration, at the desired level while operating the HVAC efficiently.

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Citation Formats
İ. Ulusoy, “User comfort and energy efficiency in HVAC systems by Q-learning,” 2018, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/48730.