Occupant-Centric Control

Both can successfully balance occupant comfort and energy consumption. The adaptive nature of LightLearn/HVACLearn suggests that reinforcement learning based occupant centered control is a viable approach to mitigate the discrepancy between occupant comfort and the goals of building control.

Park et al (2019) LightLearn: An adaptive and occupant centered controller for lighting based on reinforcement learning

Park et al (2020) HVACLearn: A reinforcement learning based occupant-centric control for thermostat set-points

Zoltan Nagy
Zoltan Nagy
Assistant Professor

My research interests include reinforcement learning for buildings and smart cities.