Challenge / Goal
In selected rental areas of the cotton spinning mill, the heat demand is networked with the local energy management system via smart thermostats. Via the latter, the individual tenant can communicate time windows of the heat demand to the system via an app. The energy management system in turn visualises the consumption and displays it for the consumer via the same app. The aim is to make tenants more aware of their heat consumption. By combining this with a control option for the relevant heating system, it is also possible to switch off the heat supply when there is no demand. Overall, the system should reduce the heat-related emissions of the corresponding rental areas through this combination of information provision and controllability.
A specific area in building 14 will be equipped with smart thermostats for demand-side management of the heating needs of the historic building enabling the heat buffer functionalities.
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