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Sensors, Controls, & Transactional Network Projects

Building Energy Management Open-Source Software Development (BEMOSS)

Lead Performer: Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute - Alexandria, VA
Project Partners:
-- Arlington County, Virginia
-- Danfoss Corporation - Baltimore, MD
-- Virginia Tech Foundation - Blacksburg, VA

Controls and Communications Integration

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab -- U.S. India Joint Center for Building Energy Research and Development (CBERD)
Project Partners:
-- University of California, Berkeley
-- International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad (IIIT-H) - Andhra Pradesh, India
-- enLighted - Sunnyvale, California and Maharashtra, India
-- Honeywell - Morristown, NJ
-- Infosys - Bangalore, India
-- Neosilica - Andhra Pradesh, India
-- Philips - Amsterdam, Netherlands
-- SynapSense - Folsom, CA
-- Schenider Electric - India
-- Wipro Eco-energy - India

Grid Connected Functionalities

Lead Performer: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

ORNL researchers are experimenting with additive roll-to-roll manufacturing techniques to develop low-cost wireless sensors. ORNL’s Pooran Joshi shows how the process enables electronics components to be printed on flexible plastic substrates. Credit: Oak Ridge National Lab
Low-Cost Wireless Sensors for Building Applications

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory - Oak Ridge, TN
Industry Partner: Molex – Lisle, IL

Microgrid Equipment Selection and Control

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Monitoring and Benchmarking for Energy Information Systems

Lead Performer: U.S. India Joint Center for Building Energy Research and Development (CBERD)
Project Partners:
-- Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) - India
-- Synpasense - Folsom, CA
-- Schenider Electric - India
-- Wipro Eco-energy - India

Sensors, Controls, and Transactive Energy Research

Lead Performer: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – Richland, WA

Smart Buildings Equipment Initiative

Lead Performers:
-- Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – Richland, WA
-- National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Golden, CO

Transforming Ordinary Buildings into Smart Buildings via Low-Cost, Self-Powering Wireless Sensors and Sensor Networks

Lead Performer: Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland, OH
Partner: Intwine, Inc. - Cleveland, OH

University–Industry–National Laboratory Partnership to Improve Building Efficiency by Equipment Health Monitoring with Virtual Intelligent Sensing

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory- Oak Ridge, TN
Partners:
-- University of Tennessee – Knoxville, TN
-- Richman Surrey, Inc. – Scottsdale, AZ

Planned mixed-use demonstration site on Drexel University campus.
VOLTTRON Compatible Whole-Building Root-Fault Detection and Diagnosis

Lead Performer: Drexel University – Philadelphia, PA
Partners: KGS Buildings (Somerville, MA), Drexel School of Entrepreneurship (Philadelphia, PA)
DOE Total Funding: $200,000
Cost Share: $54,218
Project Term: 2015 – 2017