Project Info

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Project Title 
EPRI- Field Testing of HAN/BAN Systems for Fault Detection & Diagnostics
Project Number 
DR12.19
Investor Owned Utilities 
SCE
End-use 
HVAC
Sector 
Commercial
Project Year(s) 
2012 - 2016
Description 

This project will leverage the efforts from ET13SCE7060 (Analysis of Next-Generation Home/Building Energy Management Systems) to conduct laboratory and field evaluations of currently available home/building area network systems. This activity will assess the systems’ effectiveness in implementing utility DR programs, as well as evaluate their ability to collect, display, and communicate system fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) information when linked with residential and light commercial HVAC systems. In addition, the project team will explore network system control and automation functionality to determine the potential for automatic response to FDD signals as a means to optimize HVAC system performance.