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Thermostat Interface and Usability: A Survey

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* Introduction
* History
1. The First Thermal Controls
2. Early Modern History
3. Programmable Thermostats
4. Networked Thermostats
5. In-Home Energy Displays
6. Concluding Remarks Regarding the History of Thermostats
* Thermostat Architecture and Features
1. Basic architecture of a programmable thermostat
2. User Interface
3. Programming Functions
4. Other climate controls interfaces
* Research Questions
1. What thermostats are present in today's homes and how are they used?
2. How successful are modern thermostats at achieving the occupants' thermal goals?
3. Are the owners of programmable thermostats achieving expected energy savings?
4. What difficulties do people experience when using thermostats?
5. Have usability issues been adequately investigated and measured?
6. Can new features address the aforementioned problems?
Appendix A: Thermostat Dictionary
Appendix B: List of features found in residential thermostats
Appendix C: List of Standard Symbols

Author Details
"Alan Meier"

"Cecilia Aragon"

"Marco Pritoni "

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