publication . Research . 2012

A panel model for predicting the diversity of internal temperatures from English dwellings

Kelly, S.; Shipworth, M. D.; Shipworth, D. T.; Gentry, M. I.; Wright, A.; Pollitt, M.; Crawford-Brown, D.; Lomas, K.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Using panel methods, a model for predicting daily mean internal temperature demand across a heterogeneous domestic building stock is developed. The model offers an important link that connects building stock models to human behaviour. It represents the first time a panel model has been used to estimate the dynamics of internal temperature demand from the natural daily fluctuations of external temperature combined with important behavioural, socio-demographic and building efficiency variables. The model is able to predict internal temperatures across a heterogeneous building stock to within ~0.71°C at 95% confidence and explain 45% of the variance of internal tem...
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free text keywords: home energy use, temperature, thermostat, panel methods
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