VentNet Home Heating Control System

Peer reviewed: 
No, item is not peer reviewed.
Scholarly level: 
Undergraduate student
Date created: 
2017-04
Identifier: 
ENSC405052
Keywords: 
ENSC 405W
ENSC 440
Automation
Intelligent buildings
Abstract: 

VentNet is a robust solution for solving heating inconsistencies using a combination of sensors and smart vents. The VentNet system offers wireless vents, to induce variable heating, and smart thermostats seamlessly controlled through the VentNet web application. Our smart vents open and close according to the accurate information provided by the system’s sensors and thermostats, indicating precise controls for flexibility and comfort. Through the web application, users shall have the convenience of scheduling heating habits while also being able to monitor the temperature and their usage such that their home heating experience can be further optimized. With optimized coverage of the VentNet system throughout the house, VentNet is meant to give users the freedom of not having to worry about heating inconsistencies and the ability of customizing their own heating preferences to elevate both comfort and saving

Description: 

Undergraduate Engineering students are required to complete a group-based, two-course capstone sequence: ENSC 405W and ENSC 440.  Groups form company structures and create an innovative product that potentially acts as a solution to a real-life problem.  This collection archives the following assignments: proposal, design specifications, requirements specifications, and proof of concept.

Language: 
English
Document type: 
Graduating extended essay / Research project
Rights: 
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