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IJSTR >> Volume 5 - Issue 2, February 2016 Edition

International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Deluminator - An Energy Saving Device

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Vigneswari Muthukumaresan, Bindu.B



Appliances, Counter, Deluminator, Electricity, Multiple Doorways, Room, Safety.



The current energy crisis has prompted the need for efficient production and judicious usage of the available energy resources. According to an approximation by the International Energy Agency, the overall standby power demand of the domestic sector in developed countries amounts to nearly 15 GW. This paper focusses on a device ‘Deluminator’, installed at the door/gateway which keeps count of the number of people in a room and aids in eliminating electrical wastage due to unwanted functioning of various appliances in the room by switching off the appliances when there is no one present inside the room. Several devices can be integrated to keep count of how many people are inside the room as they enter and exit through multiple doors/gateways and thereby regulate the electrical appliances in use. This device has a high scope in offices where unnecessary lighting of cabins doubles the company’s electricity bill annually. This not only serves as an energy saving device but can also ensure safety in case of any emergency situation such as fires by displaying the number of people present in the room at a given time and aiding in effective rescue operation.



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