Exchange requirements to support demand side management using BIM and Building Automation System domains

Flavia de Andrade Pereira1,2, Conor Shaw1, Susana Martín,Toral2, Roberto Sanz Jimeno2, Donal Finn1, James O'Donnell1
1 University College Dublin, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Ireland
2 CARTIF Technology Centre, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Energy Division, Spain

DOI: 10.35490/EC3.2021.202
Abstract: Demand Side Management (DSM) programmes promote energy flexibility, cost reduction and resilience in both grids and buildings, which can be supported by integrating Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Building Automation System (BAS). Despite recent advances in the field, research to date remains limited in defining data requirement structures and interoperable approaches to exploit the potential of this integration. This paper defines a set of exchange requirements (ERs) to support DSM using BIM and BAS domains. The definition of these ERs is the foundation to create a common data model that enables context-aware DSM optimisation strategies.
Keywords: Building Automation System (BAS), Building Information Modelling (BIM), Interoperability, Demand Side Management (DSM), Smart Grid Ready Building (SGRB)
Pages: 253 - 260

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