OPENER: Occupancy Profiles for Energy Reduction

OPENER: Occupancy Profiles for Energy Reduction

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8051-18-P-0009
Agency Tracking Number: F173-001-0140
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2018
Solicitation Year: 2017
Solicitation Topic Code: AF173-001
Solicitation Number: 2017.3
Small Business Information
3100 Presidential Dr, Fairborn, OH, 45324
DUNS: 124032868
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Ronald Hartung
 (937) 427-4276
 rhartung@tdkc.com
Business Contact
 Ms. Amy Sedler
Phone: (937) 427-4276
Email: asedler@tdkc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Design Knowledge Company provides an innovative solution for assessing and fusing real-time inputs from existing sensors and building activity in order to intelligently provision energy towards facility functions.Our proposed OPENER technical approach includes new innovative development along with leveraging existing technology from our related AFCEC and AFRL programs. These programs include reusable solutions for monitoring and managing industrial controls systems, first responder support tools, and evacuation/disaster situational awareness.OPENER will leverage traditional building sensor data, entrance systems, computing and networking systems, and other assets to determine occupancy locations and levels.OPENER will not require new expensive RF or IR sensor to actively detect occupants and other assets. Phase I will deliver a test setup version of the software that will enable feasibility demonstration and technical assessment for Phase II transition.

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