29 May '15, 7am

New Tool to Improve Building Energy Efficiency Fits In Backpack

New Tool to Improve Building Energy Efficiency Fits In Backpack

“The backpack is something you can wear, which has all the sensors on the back, which can then walk through a building and detect the geometry, the lights, the plug load, and once you take it out, you can create a 3D model which can show an IR (infrared) image of each of the walls and look at the thermal capacity of the building, and then it can be transferred into an energy model, and the energy model could be run and look at how the energy is dispersed within the building, and that’s when we start looking at saving measures and things like that,” says Dr. Annie Marston, Baumann’s Head of Building Performance.

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