Who Runs the World: Data
Smart House: Data Gathering and AnalysisNatalija Lepkova
In modern society, the concept of “smart house” is increasingly being heard. At present, it is generally acceptable that a smart house has efficient building management, local management and business management systems. A smart house increases the business value of the environment created by the adaptability and flexibility provided by the location and the communication systems. There are many opinions on how we should understand the concept of a smart house. Some people believe this is a modern home audience, others think it’s a fully designed home cable system. There are some who guess that this reflects modern telecommunication systems, etc. Everything that has been mentioned really reflects only part of the “smart home” possibilities. Smart House introduces a modern, robust automated system that allows to integrate all of the main operating subsystems such as: energy supply, supply of gas and water, lighting system, heating systems, microclimate systems, other remote controls. The smart houses are often pointed as one of the main constituents of smarter living environments. The chapter provides the smart house definition, criteria defining smart building, smart house technology explanation, examples of smart houses in different countries, smart house data model, building progress and analysis of smart building automation and control systems (applying SWOT analysis method).