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A Procedure for the Analysis of Multivariate Factors Affecting Electricity Consumption

by P. Ozoh, S. Abd-Rahman
International Journal of Applied Information Systems
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 12 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors: P. Ozoh, S. Abd-Rahman

P. Ozoh, S. Abd-Rahman . A Procedure for the Analysis of Multivariate Factors Affecting Electricity Consumption. International Journal of Applied Information Systems. 12, 9 ( Dec 2017), 8-12. DOI=10.5120/ijais2017451726

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This research explores the dynamic relationship between temperature and level of building occupancy; and their effect on electricity consumption of electric appliances. It develops a model for electricity consumption based on these variables. It is important that reliable electricity consumption models are employed in finding solution to energy needs, otherwise inappropriate models may result in poor estimates for decision making. In this research, models for the daily electricity consumption for a local university in Malaysia was developed based on extraneous factors, such as temperature and level of building occupancy . As a result of developing such models, social and economic welfare will be improved.

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Dynamic relationship modeling reliability energy needs decision making