A Study of HVAC Energy Savings Occupancy Sensing in Buildings through an Innovative Testing Methodology


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the use of occupancy sensors and control-logic to optimize energy savings in real-time based on the occupied condition of Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system controlled space.



Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals above 18 years of age.
  • Individuals with a regular schedule of at least 4 working days a week that are not shift work.
  • Ability to relocate to the Well Living Lab for agreed upon time.

Exclusion Criteria: 

  • Individuals who perform shift work.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Brent Bauer, M.D.

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Contact information:

Laura Kjarland M.A.



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