A Review of Modern Residential Thermostats for Home Automation to Provide Energy Efficiency

Sonmez D., Dincer K.

4th International Istanbul Smart Grid Congress and Fair (ICSG), İstanbul, Turkey, 20 - 21 April 2016, pp.104-107 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume:
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/sgcf.2016.7492430
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.104-107
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


This paper focuses on how recently announced modern programmable and smart residential thermostats for smart homes can contribute to better energy usage in households. It explores people's motivation for using these technologies, how they actually use them and how much energy they can save based on the producer's experimental measurements.