Demo abstract

Shijia Pan, Yulai Shen, Zheng Sun, Priya Mahajan, Lin Zhang, Pei Zhang
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM conference on Pervasive and ubiquitous computing adjunct publication - UbiComp '13 Adjunct  
Energy consumption in commercial buildings is tremendous, resulting in significant monetary cost and waste of natural resources. Designing a low-cost system that serves the goal of saving energy while not forcing people to compromise their personal comfort is important for future smart commercial buildings. Proactive energy saving actions from users in the buildings are the key to achieving this goal. In this paper, we present Mahalo, an energy saving system, which leverages users through
more » ... users through social gaming. By incentivizing energy saving actions from end users with a sensing-based feedback control system, the system reduces installation needs and improves understanding of the users preferences.
doi:10.1145/2494091.2494103 dblp:conf/huc/PanSSMZZ13 fatcat:vaiiceg2t5devfux6dx4n36adu