Project: Home Energy Saver

Hannah Robinson, Rachel Wier, Kaila Cleary
The use of an Arduino board and Matlab proved to be a simple and effective method to help homeowners optimize their energy usage. The simplicity and versatility of the Arduino board is surprising. There are so many add-ons and uses for the board, that it was difficult to choose what the best and most interesting type of assistance would be without choosing something extremely complex. Overall, we chose to focus on taking the temperature and being able to turn a fan on or off based on the temperature given.”

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