A Review of Systems and Technologies for Smart Homes and Smart Grids

In the actual era of smart homes and smart grids, advanced technological systems that allow the automation of domestic tasks are developing rapidly. There are numerous technologies and applications that can be installed in smart homes today. They enable communication between home appliances and users, and enhance home appliances’ automation, monitoring and remote control capabilities.

Within QUANTUM project, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) developed the article "A Review of Systems and Technologies for Smart Homes and Smart Grids" to investigate the current status and future trends of technologies for smart homes and their link with smart grids.

In this freely downloadable paper published on Energies 2016, the authors introduce the technical description of the systems before pointing out advantages and disadvantages of each technology and product today available on the market. The article discusses also the barriers, benefits and challenges of the technologies as well as the important role of users.




30.01.2019

QUANTUM at ISH 2019

Join the workshop "QUANTUM-Project: New Standards, Tools and Services for Quality Management of Building Performance" on 14 March at Messe Frankfurt.

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30.01.2019

QUANTUM at futurebuild 2019

Join the workshop session "Quality management for building performance - Lighthouse examples and tools from the QUANTUM methodology" on 5 March in London.

 

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23.01.2019

REHVA-AiCARR workshop "Closing the quality gap: from design to real building”, Venice, 21 February

QUANTUM partner PoliMi-eERG teamed up with REHVA and AiCARR, the Italian Member Association of REHVA, to organize a workshop to discuss about the issue of the performance gap between building design and operational phase.

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