The Monitoring and Assessment of Indoor Environment and Domestic Electricity Use in a Preliminary Post-occupancy Case Study

  • Jia Cui
  • Steve Goodhew
  • John Chilton
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 12)


The preliminary case study, which is undertaken in an ecological housing development in the UK, forms part of a doctoral research project on the monitoring and assessment of energy and indoor environment of the UK’s domestic buildings. The unique features of the monitoring system in this case study are discussed in the first half the paper, followed by the data presentations reflecting the early stage of the work. The research is a dynamic process related to the development of the monitoring system and the associated analysis methods. Future work will be required on the basis of the current progress to investigate the possibilities of maintaining the residents’ comfort conditions while minimising their energy use.


Indoor Environment Thermal Comfort Electricity Consumption Outdoor Temperature Indoor Temperature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jia Cui
    • 1
  • Steve Goodhew
    • 2
  • John Chilton
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Architecture, Design & The Built EnvironmentTrent UniversityNottinghamUK
  2. 2.College of Art, Design and the Built EnvironmentTrent UniversityNottinghamUK

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