Promoting Energy Efficiency At Home By Using Evolutionary Algorithms
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Ricardo Simões Santos attends the Doctoral Program in Industrial Engineering and Management at the University of Aveiro, where he is also a member of the research unit on Competitiveness, Governance and Public Policy (GOVCOPP). He has previously completed the cycle of Advanced Studies Program in Sustainable Energy Systems, from MIT Portugal Program, between Lisbon University (ISEG/IST) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

                       

Promoting Energy Efficiency At Home By Using Evolutionary Algorithms

Energy is an important element of today’s society whose demand has risen over the last years with population growth and economic development, among other issues, which can compromise the several commitments made in order to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GEE). The reduction of energy consumption is, therefore, necessary to reach sustainability, with buildings accounting for about 30-45 percent of the final energy consumed in most countries, representing an opportunity to increase energy efficiency (Santos et al, 2018). In the last...

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