Quantification and characterization of energy flexibility in the residential building sector

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Title: Quantification and characterization of energy flexibility in the residential building sector
Authors: Bampoulas, AdamantioSaffari, MohhamadPallonetto, FabianoDe Rosa, MattiaMangina, EleniFinn, Donal
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/11530
Date: 4-Sep-2019
Online since: 2020-09-01T14:20:12Z
Abstract: Demand response can enable residential consumers to take advantage of control signals and/or financial incentives to adjust the use of their resources at strategic times. These resources usually refer to energy consumption, locally distributed electricity generation, and energy storage. The building structural mass has an inherent potential either to modify consumption or to be used as a storage medium. In this paper, the energy flexibility potential of a residential building thermal mass for the winter design day is investigated. Various active demand response strategies are assessed using two flexibility indicators: the storage efficiency and storage capacity. Using simulation, it is shown that the available capacity and efficiency associated with active demand response actions depend on thermostat setpoint modulation, demand response event duration, heating system rated power and current consumption.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Keywords: Residential buildingsThermal massDemand responseRewnewable energy resources
DOI: 10.26868/25222708.2019.211001
Other versions: http://buildingsimulation2019.org/
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Conference Details: The 16th International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA 2019), Rome, Italy, 2-4 September 2019
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection
Computer Science Research Collection
Energy Institute Research Collection

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