CntrlDA: A building energy management control system with real-time adjustments. Application to indoor temperature
Rule-Based Control (RBC) and Model Predictive Control (MPC) have been traditionally used to control building heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. They, however, present shortcomings when faced with efficiently controlling these systems at a larger level. Reinforcement Learning (RL) has recently emerged as a viable alternative, showing promising results compared to previous methods, but still having some difficulties with untrained situations or sudden changes.