New Delhi, March 18 -- Indian Institute of Technology Mandi researchers of Modeling and Intelligent Control group have developed new algorithms for component failure detection and diagnosis that can enhance the energy-efficient operation of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems used in buildings.

The results of the team's recent work have been published in the Journal of Building Engineering, Elsevier. The research paper has been done under the direction of Dr. Tushar Jain, Assistant Professor, School of Computing and Electrical Engineering, IIT Mandi, and co-authored by his research scholar, Mr. Mona Subramaniam A., and Dr. Joseph Yame from Universite de Lorraine, France.

In centralised HVAC systems in buildings, clima...