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Proceedings of Building Simulation 2015: 14th Conference of IBPSA

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BS 2015 Hyderabad, India December 7-9, 2015

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List of topics



Advanced Building Simulation



Steady-State Psychrometric Analysis of HVAC Circuits
Christian Ghiaus
The Effects of Rooflights on Energy Performance of A Commercial Retail Building in A Sub-Tropical And A Temperate Climate
M Mahmudul Hasan, Heap-Yih Chong, Kuntal Dutta, Tulimalli Vamsi Krishna
Peak Shaving And Economy for Load Leveling using Energy Network Simulation Tool
Kuniaki Mihara, Yoshinobu Arai, Eikichi Ono
Prediction of Daylight Areas with the Use of Students Assessment And Computer Simulation in the Tropics: Case Studies in Bandung, Indonesia
Rizki Armanto Mangkuto, Anindya Dian Asri, Mardliyahtur Rohmah, F.X. Nugroho Soelami, R.M. Soegijanto
Reducing the Computing Time of Multi-Objective Building Optimisation using Self-Adaptive Sequential Model Assessment
Christoph Waibel, Alfonso P. Ramallo-González, Ralph Evins, Jan Carmeliet
Support for Energy And Comfort Management in An Office Building using Smart Electrochromic Glazing: Dynamic Simulations
Youness Ajaji, Philippe André
Emergence-Based Approach to Computational Fluid Dynamics
Ljubomir Jankovic
Nze Retrofit using Calibrated Model, Optimization Techniques And Regression Graphs
Sukreet Singh
Prediction of the Energy Demand in the Japanese Residential Sector in 2030 by Residential Energy End-Use Model
Ayako Taniguchi, Takuya Inoue, Masaya Otsuki, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Multi-Objective Parametric Studies of Exterior Shading During Early Design Phases
Elliot Glassman
Optimization-Based Calibration for the Building Performance Energy Simulation: A Case Study
Valentina Monetti, Elisabeth Davin, Enrico Fabrizio, Philippe André, Marco Filippi
On the High Resolution Simulation of Building/ Plant Systems
Joe Clarke, Jeremy Cockroft, Jon Hand, Nick Kelly, Aizaz Samuel, Dechao Tang
The Potential of Opaque Adaptive Façade for Office Building in A Temperate Climate
Qian Jin, Fabio Favoino, Mauro Overend
Comparison of Different Meta Model Approaches with A Detailed Building Model for Long-Term Simulations
Johannes Maderspacher, Philipp Geyer, Thomas Auer, Werner Lang
Usability And Information Management of Energy Simulation Inputs: A Comparison Between 3 Tools
Aida Farzaneh, Danielle Monfet, Daniel Forgues
Testing RAPMOD, can a Portable scanner Collect Existing Building Data and Create an Energy Model Faster and More Accurately than a Human
Annie Marston, Eric Turner, Oliver Baumann, Phil Haves, Avideh Zakhor
The Implications of Transporting Architecture on Human Health
Matthew Eames, Mike Wood, Peter Challenor
Evaluation of Refurbishment Strategies for Post-War Office Buildings
Ozlem Duran, Simon Taylor, Kevin Lomas
A Portable Laboratory-Radiance Cyber-Physical System for Advanced Daylighting Simulation
Alex Robert Mead, Khalid M. Mosalam
Evaluation of Impact of New Residential Water Heater Dissemination by Residential Energy End-Use Model
Takuya Inoue, Ayako Taniguchi, Masaya Otsuki, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
A Novel Numerical Model for the Thermal Impact of Fountains
Fei Xue, Xiaofeng Li
Energy-Efficiency in Educational Buildings in Iran: Analysis And Measures
Youness Yousefi, Sajad Yousefi, Yousef Yousefi
Robustness Assessment of A Near Zero Energy Dwelling for Varying Occupant Behaviour
Ana Maria Stefanoiu, Wout Parys, Monika Woloszyn, Etienne Wurtz, Arnaud Jay
Simulation Driven Design for Kinetic System: Optimize Kaleidocycle Façade Configuration for Daylighting Adequacy in Hot Arid Climates
Yomna Elghazi, Ayman Wagdy, Sahar Abdalwahab
Building Energy Modelling At Urban Scale: Integration of Reduced Order Energy Model with Geographical Information
Qi Li, Steven Jige Quan, Godfried Augenbroe, Jason Brown, Perry Pei-Ju Yang
U.S. Department of Energy’s Asset Score Sensitivity And Scale Implementation
Nicholas Long, Supriya Goel, Henry Horsey
The Application of Inverse Approach to the Early Stage of the Performance-Based Building Design
Roya Rezaee, Jason Brown, Godfried Augenbroe-John Haymaker
Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis of Building Energy in Urban Environments
Wei Tian, Lai Wei, Song Yang, Pieter De Wilde, Qingxin Meng
Spatial Variation of Urban Building Energy Analysis
Wei Tian, Song Yang, Lai Wei, Qingxin Meng
Architectural Student’S Attitude Towards Building Energy Modeling: A Pilot Study to Improve Integrated Design Education
Shan He, Ulrike Passe
High Resolution Energy Simulations At City Scale
Wei Tian, Adam Rysanek, Ruchi Choudhary, Yeonsook Heo
Chaos Time Series Model for Nonlinear Multi-Step Ahead Prediction
Youngjin Kim, Cheolsoo Park, Kwangwoo Kim
Is it Possible to Use A Single Reduced Model for A Number of Buildings in Urban Energy Simulation?
Eui-Jong Kim, Xi He, Jean-Jacques Roux, Kévyn Johannes, Frédéric Kuznik
Qualitative Analysis of the Use of Building Performance Simulation in the Australian Retrofitting Industry
Daniel Daly, Paul Cooper, Zhenjun Ma
Thermal Building Modelling Adapted to District Energy Simulation
Nicolas Perez, Peter Riederer, Christian Inard, Vincent Partenay
Performance Evaluation of Radiant Cooling System in Composite Climate
Anuj Sharma, Prateek Srivastava, Jyotirmay Mathur, Mahabir Bhandari
A Sensitivity Analysis on Glare Detection Parameters
Mandana Sarey Khanie, Yiyuan Jia, Jan Wienold, Marilyne Andersen
Modeling Energy Impacts of Passive Attic Ventilation in the Southwestern United States
Dmitriy Burdzhalov, Joe Prijyanonda, Michael Daukoru, Donney Dorton
Hygrothermal Analysis of Characteristic Public Building Rooms Before Energy Efficient Retrofitting Solutions
Oussama Souaihi, Roser Capdevila, Joan López, Oriol Lehmkuhl, Joaquim Rigola
Online Calculator for Evaluating Site Planning Impacts – Experience of Developing Heat Island Tool for GRIHA LD
Kiran Kumar D E V S, Apoorv Vij, Mohini Singh



Annex 60



A New Method for the Optimal Chiller Sequencing Control
Sen Huang, Wangda Zuo, Michael Sohn
Generation of Dynamic Energetic District Models from Statistical Relationships
Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Werner Kaul
Structuring the Building Performance Modelica Model Library Aixlib for Open Collaborative Development
Marcus Fuchs, Ana Constantin, Moritz Lauster, Peter Remmen, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Adaptive Thermal Building Models And Methods for Scalable Simulations of Multiple Buildings using Modelica
Moritz Lauster, Marcus Fuchs, Max Huber, Peter Remmen, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
OpenIDEAS – An Open Framework for integrated District Energy Simulations
Ruben Baetens, Roel De Coninck, Filip Jorissen, Damien Picard, Lieve Helsen, Dirk Saelens
IEA Annex 60 Activity 2.3 Model use during operation: approach and case studies
Raymond Sterling, Alberto Giretti, Marco Bonvini, Zheng O'Neill, Michael Wetter, Mats Vande Cavey, Andrea Costa, Gesa Boehme, Wangda Zuo, Ralf Klein, Bing Dong, Marcus M. Keane
Gradient-Based Optimal Control of Batteries And HVAC in District Energy Systems
Marco Bonvini, Michael Wetter
Holzkirchen House Modelling using Modelica Buildings Library And Comparison with Measurements
Stéphanie Bontemps, Laurent Mora
An Open Framework for Integrated Bim-Based Building Performance Simulation using Modelica
Peter Remmen, Jun Cao, Ebertshäuser Sebastian, Jérôme Frisch, Moritz Lauster, Tobias Maile, James O'Donnell, Pinheiro Sergio, Jörg Rädler, Rita Streblow, Matthis Thorade, Reinhard Wimmer
Modelica Buildings Library 2.0
Michael Wetter, Marco Bonvini, Thierry Stephane Nouidui, Wangda Zuo, Wei Tian
Iea Ebc Annex 60 Modelica Library – An International Collaboration to Develop A Free Open-Source Model Library for Buildings And Community Energy Systems
Michael Wetter, Marcus Fuchs, Pavel Grozman, Lieve Helsen, Filip Jorissen, Moritz Lauster, Dirk Müller, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Damien Picard, Per Sahlin, Matthis Thorade
Prototyping the Next Generation EnergyPlus Simulation Engine
Michael Wetter, Thierry Stephane Nouidui, Christopher Brooks, Edward A. Lee, David Lorenzetti, Amir Roth
Exploiting Variable Structure Modeling in the Context of Building Simulations Within Modelica
Jens Möckel, Alexandra Mehlhase, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen
Implementation of Advanced Bim-Based Mapping Rules for Automated Conversions to Modelica
Reinhard Wimmer, Jun Cao, Peter Remmen, Tobias Maile, James O'Donnell, Jérôme Frisch, Matthis Thorade, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller, Christoph Van Treeck
Parameter Identification for Low-Order Building Models using Optimization Strategies
Alexander Inderfurth, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Carles Ribas Tugores
A Flexible Model Transformation to Link Bim with Different Modelica Libraries for Building Energy Performance Simulation
Jun Cao, Reinhard Wimmer, Matthis Thorade, Tobias Maile, James O'Donnell, Jörg Rädler, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph Van Treeck
A Zonal Room Model in Combined Simulation with A Physiological Human Response Model to Quantify Indoor Heat Stress Risks
Katharina Mucha, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Daniel Wölki, Christoph Van Treeck
Optimal Control of Chiller Plants using Bayesian Network
Ana Carolina Laurini Malara, Sen Huang, Wangda Zuo, Michael Sohn, Nurcin Celik
Agent-Based Control of A Neighborhood: A Generic Approach by Coupling Modelica with Python
Arnout Aertgeerts, Roel Deconick, Lieve Helsen, Bert Claessens
Evaluating Control Performance on Building HVAC Controllers
Yanfei Li, Zheng O'Neill, Fuxin Niu
Sensor Handling in Building Information Models. Development of A Method And Application on A Case Study
Ando Ludovic Andriamamonjy, Ralf Klein, Dirk Saelens



Building Information Modelling



On Key Parameters Influencing Building Energy Performance
Elisa Olivero, Emmanuel Onillon, Patrick Beguery, Romain Brunet, Sophie Marat, Marc Azar
Early Stage Building Performance Modeling: Case Study of A Large Residential Community in India
Priyamwada Singh, Pallavi Mantha-Soumitree Devadutt
Leveraging Building Design Model from Energy Performance Model: from an IFC/BIM to Cometh Simulation Engine
Emira El Asmi, Sylvain Robert, Khaldoun Zreik, Bruno Hilaire
A Methodology to Automatically Generate Geometry And Material Inputs for Energy Performance Simulation from Ifc Bim Models
Georgios I. Giannakis, Georgios N. Lilis, Miguel Angel Garcia, Giorgos D. Kontes, Cesar Valmaseda, Dimitrios V. Rovas
BIM Geometry Generation from Low-resolution Aerial Photographs for Building Energy Modeling
Jun Cao, Henning Metzmacher, James O'Donnell, Christoph Van Treeck-Leif Kobbelt
Application of Archetype Modeling to Estimate Hourly Electricity Demand of Commercial Sector of Keihanshin Metropolitan Area, Japan
Taiga Okamoto, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yusuke Miyachi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Material Across Scales: Combining Material Flow Analysis And Life Cycle Assessment to Promote Efficiency in A Neighborhood Building Stock
Irmak Turan, John Fernandez
Energy Efficient Renovation of Heritage Residential Buildings using Modelica Simulations
Elisa Van Kenhove, Arnout Aertgeerts, Jelle Laverge, Arnold Janssens
Integrated Engineering And Architecture for Energy Efficient Academic Buildings
M. Pinar Menguc, Yasemin Somuncu, Utku Simitli, Burak Sefer, Sahin Caglayan, Saadet Ozcan
Application of Spatial-Temporal Clustering to Facilitate Energy System Modelling
Julien François Marquant, Akomeno Orowo Omu, Kristina Orehounig, Ralph Evins, Jan Carmeliet
Development of the CityGML Application Domain Extension Energy for Urban Energy Simulation
Romain Nouvel, Jean-Marie Bahu, Robert Kaden, Jerome Kaempf, Piergiorgio Cipriano, Moritz Lauster, Karl-Heinz Haefele, Esteban Munoz, Olivier Tournaire, Egbert Casper
Work Order Processing Time – Does BIM Make a Difference…?
Sarel Lavy, Nishaant Saxena
Model Identification for the Control of Naturally Ventilated Buildings
Joshua Stephen Sykes, Elizabeth Abigail Hathway, Peter Rockett
Enriching the Digital Cadastre with Material Properties for An Urban Simulation of Heat Demand And Life Cycle Analysis
Marcelo Esteban Munoz Hidalgo
Investigation of Energy Consumption in Office Building using Thermal And Hygrothermal Simulation Models
Prechaya Mahattanatawe, Tayagorn Charuchaimontri
Urban Energy Simulation Based on A New Data Model Paradigm: the CityGML Application Domain Extension Energy. A Case Study in the EPFL Campus of Lausanne
Silvia Coccolo, Jerome Henri Kaempf
Urban Energy Information Modeling – A Framework for Coupling Macro-Micro Factors Affecting Building Energy Consumption
Shalini Ramesh, Khee Poh Lam



Building Physics



Evaluation of the Influence of Climate Warming And Building Ageing on Building Energy Consumption
David Waddicor, Elena Fuentes, Laura Sisó, Jaume Salom, Bérenger Favre, Christel Jiménez, Marc Azar, Rehan Khodabuccus
Hygrothermal Behaviour of Hemp –Starch Comoposite for Roof Applications
Chadi Maalouf, Tala Moussa, Sandrine Umurigirwa, Ton Hoang Mai
An Enhanced Sampling-Based Approach to Urban Energy Modelling
Neda Ghiassi, Kristopher Hammerberg, Mahnameh Taheri, Ulrich Pont, Owat Sunanta, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Coupling Simulation And Neural Network for Predicting Building Electricity Consumption At the Urban Scale
Yuezhong Liu, Rudi Stouffs, Abel Tablada
Genetic Algorithm Based Building Form Optimization Study for Natural Ventilation Potential
Bing Wang, Ali Malkawi
Investigation of Unsteady Thermal Response Characteristics of Hollow Bricks Exposed to Sinusoidal Solar Thermal Excitation
Ashok Babu Puttaranga Setty Talanki, Saboor Shaik
A Novel Methodology for Generating Household Electricity Demand Profiles
Selin Yilmaz, Steven Firth, David Allinson
CEN EPBD Standards – the New Generation : An overview with Emphasis on Ventilation and Cooling Related Standards
Gerhard Zweifel
Natural Ventilation Assessment of An Existing Apartment Building in the Mediterranean using Time-Dependent CFD
Efi Spentzou, Malcolm Cook, Chih Lung Lin
A Comparison Between Gaussian Process Emulation And Genetic Algorithms for Optimising Energy Use of Buildings
Mike Wood, Matthew Eames-Peter Challenor
Identifying the Ideal Topology of Simple Models Used to Represent Dwellings
Alfonso P. Ramallo-González, David A. Coley, Matthew Brown
Data-Driven Simple Thermal Models: the Radiator-Gas Consumption Model
Vanda Dimitriou, Steven K. Firth, Tarek M. Hassan, Tom Kane, Michael Coleman
Aggregation of Building Energy Demands for City-Scale Models
Panagiota Gianniou, Alfred Heller, Per Sieverts Nielsen, Kristoffer Negendahl, Carsten Rode
Evaluating the Environmental Performance of Indoor Plants in Buildings
Georgios Kokogiannakis, Paul Cooper
Grey-Box Modelling for Naturally Ventilated Buildings
Ghjuvan Antone Faggianelli, Adrien Brun, Etienne Wurtz, Marc Muselli
Simulation of Relative Humidity,Temperature And Modelling of Mould Growth in Exterior Walls Isolated with Straw Bales in A Southern Swedish Climate
David Tycho Kigen Ramberg, Per Jeppson, Alice Wang
Thermal And Acoustical Simlation of Open Space Working Areas in Commerical Buildings Equipped with Thermally Activated Buildiung Systems
Normen Langner, David Bewersdorff
Framing the Impact of Building Massing on Net-Zero Achievability
Demba Ndiaye
Stringency Analysis of Building Envelope Energy Conservation Measures in 5 Climatic Zones of India
Govinda Somani, Mayank Bhatnagar
Role of Insulation in Energy Consumption in Commercial And Office Buildings
Jayanthi Raju Vadivelu, Bhattacharjee Bishwajit, Scartezzini Jean Louis
Simple Surface Climate Models for Modelling Mould Growth on Wooden Façades
Thomas Thiis, Dimitrios Kraniotis, Ingunn Burud, Lone R. Gobakken
Grey-Box System Identification of Building Thermal Dynamics using Only Smart Meter And Air Temperature Data
Lorenzo Nespoli, Vasco Medici, Roman Rudel



CFD and Airflow in Buildings



A Method for Estimating Cooling Energy Savings Potential from using Mixed-Mode Ventilation
Bin Yan, Ali Malkawi, Yujiao Chen
A Bibliographic Survey of Number of Cells Needed in CFD Analysis of Room Air Flow
Koji Sakai, Hiroki Ono, Kazuhide Ito, Takashi Kurabuchi
An Empirically-based Assessment of CFD Utility in Urban-level Air Flow Studies
Rukiye Cetin, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Implicit Large Eddy Simulation of Flow And Dispersion Around Buildings
Hiroki Ono
Assessment of Modeling Slatted Floor As Porous Media in Livestock Buildings in Two Ventilation Systems
Li Rong, Bjarne Bjerg, Guoqiang Zhang
CFD-Assisted Design and Optimization of Solar Chimneys for Elementary School Classrooms
Justin C Deblois, Demba Ndiaye
Validation of Open Source CFD Applied to Building External Flows
Rallou Dadioti, Simon Rees
Wind Control Simulation of Stadium Based on Morphological Analysis
Deming Liu, Yang Lu, Ge Yu
Influence of Wind Direction on Wind-Driven Rain Load Boundary Condition for Ham Simulation on High Rise Buildings with Usage of Traditional Cement-Lime Coatings
Peter Juras, Pavol Durica
Study on Modeling Method in Modularizing HVAC Elements for CFD Software
Ken Fukada, Koji Sakai, Hiroki Ono
Evaluation of Thermal Environment Around the Blind on Non-Uniform Radiant Fields A CFD Simulation of Heat Transfer Distribution Near the Blinds
Nozomi Saito, Hiroki Ono, Ryoichi Kajiya, Koji Sakai
Application of Hybrid Ventilation System in A Pig House – Study of Winter Case
Li Rong, Erling F. Pedersen, Guoqiang Zhang
Comparison Between the Wind Tunnel Experiment and CFD Analysis intended for Apartment house,Study of Standard k-e model and Durbin model
Kazuki Yamada, Yoshifusa Nishimura, Koji Sakai, Ryoichi Kajiya
Hybrid Ventilation: Software Coupling for the Analysis of A Mixed Mode Design in A Tropical Monsoon Climate
Erik André Chisholm
Modelling Mechanically Ventilated Double Skin Facades with Integrated Shading Device
Alessandro Dama, Diego Angeli
CFD Simulation And Measurement of the Heat Transfer from Building Material Probes to the Indoor Environment
Conrad Voelker-Markus Diewald
Building Fire Safety: Numerical Simulation And Evacuation Planning
Vatsal Sanjay, Arup Kumar Das
Effect of Window Filtration Ventilator on Indoor Thermal Comfort And Air Quality
Jiayu Li, Yuefei Hou, Junjie Liu
CFD Simulation of Airflow Due to Door Motion using A Momentum Source Method.
Elizabeth Abigail Hathway, Ilias Papakonstantis
Numerical Study of the Building External Convective Heat Transfers: Effects of the Building Topology And Urban Context
Lucie Merlier, Christian Obrecht, Frédéric Kuznik, Gilles Rusaouen, Julien Hans
Airflow Pattern And Performance Analysis of Diffuse Ceiling Ventilation in An Office Room using CFD Study
Chen Zhang, Qingyan Chen, Per Heiselberg, Michal Pomianowski
Development of Personalized Radiant Cooling System for An Office Room
Vaibhav Khare, Anuj Mathur, Jyotirmay Mathur, Mahabir Bhandari
Inverse Identification of Multiple Pollutant Sources
Yun Wei, Tengfei Zhang



Climate & Microclimate



Robustness Assessment Methodology for the Evaluation of Building Performance with A View to Climate Uncertainties
Giorgia Chinazzo, Parag Rastogi, Marilyne Andersen
Impact of Solar Irradiation Models on Simulated Hourly Energy Performance of Buildings
Giovanni Pernigotto, Alessandro Prada, Paolo Baggio, Andrea Gasparella, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Embedding Stochasticity in Building Simulation Through Synthetic Weather Files
Parag Rastogi, Marilyne Andersen
Simulation-Based Assessment of UHI Mitigation Measures in Central European Cities
Milena Vuckovic, Aida Maleki, Kristina Kiesel, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Multi-Scale Modelling to Improve Climate Data for Building Energy Models
Dasaraden Mauree, Jérome Kämpf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
The Effect of Green Roofs on Pedestrian Level Air Temperature
Elmira Jamei, Priyadarsini Rajagopalan
Microclimate Effects on Building Energy Use: A Methodological Approach
Jan Carmeliet, Jonas Allegrini, Viktor Dorer, Dominique Derome
Integrated Computational Approach for Predicting And Understanding Wind-Driven Rain on Buildings in Urban Environments
Dominique Derome, Aytaç Kubilay, Jae Bong Lee, Thijs Defraeye, Jan Carmeliet
Development of Typical Year Weather Files for 59 Indian Locations
Yu Joe Huang, Jyotirmay Mathur, Vikram Murthy, Vishal Garg
Simulation Research of Wind And Thermal Environment in Residential District
Yiqun Pan, Yong Sun, Jiachen Mao, Peng Xu
Spatial Variations in Overheating Risk of Dwellings Under A Changing Climate: A Case Study of Sheffield, Uk
Chunde Liu, David Coley
Evaluating the Multizone Model for Street Canyon Airflow in High Density Cities
Jianxiang Huang, Anqi Zhang, Rong Peng
Assessment of Climate Severity for A Typical Residential Building in Ouagadougou
Madi Kabore, Etienne Wurtz, Adamah Messan, Alexis Duret
Urban Development Patterns And Entrenched Heat Island – A Distinctive Approach to Study Heat Island Intensity
Mohini Singh



Commissioning and Control



Calibration And Modeling for A Dashboard That Provides Real-Time Feedback on Energy Saving Strategies
Justin C Deblois, William O Collinge, Melissa M Bilec, Laura A Schaefer
Optimisation of Supply Air Temperature Control for VAV Systems in Temperate Australia
Paul Bannister, Hongsen Zhang
Development of A Tool for Retrofitting Investments in Shopping Centres
Matthias Haase, Kristian Skeie, Nicola Lolli, Federico Noris
Model Development for Simulation Based Global Optimization of Energy Efficient Data Centres
Vojtech Zavrel, J. Ignacio Torrens, John D. Bynum, Jan L.M. Hensen
Comparison of Predictive Models for Forecasting Building Heating And Cooling Loads
Dimitrios-Stavros Kapetanakis, Eleni Mangina, El Hassan Ridouane, Konstantinos Kouramas, Donal P. Finn
Simulation of Energy Use in UK Supermarkets using EnergyPlus
Henry Witt, Simon Taylor, Kevin Lomas, Rob Liddiard
Decentralized Optimal Control of Variable Speed Parallel-Connected Pumps
Yunchuang Dai, Ziyan Jiang, Peizhang Chen
Double Service Air-To-Water Heat Pump Performances: How Do Control Parameters Influence Electricity Consumption And Thermal Comfort?
Alberto Tejeda, Philippe Riviere, Anamaria Milu, Dominique Marchio
Optimizing the Total Energy Consumption And Co2 Emissions by Distributing it Workload Among Worldwide Dispersed Data Centers
Frank T. Van Schie, Vojtech Zavrel, J. Ignacio Torrens, Tom F.W. Hundertmark, Jan L.M. Hensen
Lessons Learnt from A Simulation-Based Appraoch to Teaching Building Science to Designers
Christoph Reinhart, Timur Dogan, Jeffrey Geisinger, Emmanouil Saratsis
Development And Comparison of Machine Learning Models for Building Simulation of Existing Buildings
Young-Min Kim, Ki-Uhn Ahn, Cheol-Soo Park
Ventilative Cooling Control Strategies Applied to Passive House in Order to Avoid Indoor Overheating
Rebeca Barbosa, Martin Barták, Jan L.M Hensen, Marcel G.L.C Loomans
Hydrogen Production from RES,Storage and Reconversion in Fuel Cells
Concettina Marino, Antonino Nucara, Matilde Pietrafesa, Andrea Tripodi
Genetic Optimisation of Indoor Environmental Parameters for Energy Use And Comfort – A Case Study for Cool-Humid Climate
Kornel Dome Deme, Zsofia Belafi, Adrienn Gelesz, Andras Reith
Optimizing Natural Ventilation Design in A Large Factory Building using Simulation
Fulin Wang, Zheliang Chen, Chen Chen, Yansheng Liu
Towards Seamless Integration of Model-Based Energy Performance Simulation And Multi-Objective Optimization Tools
Ana Ionesi, Muhyiddine Jradi, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard, Christian Veje
Development And On-Line Tuning of An Empirically Based Steady-State Model for Centrifugal Chillers
Yiqun Pan, Baiqiu Tian, Jiachen Mao, Zhizhong Huang, Peng Xu



Daylighting



Towards An Integrated Framework for Predicting Visual Comfort Conditions from Luminance-Based Metrics in Perimeter Daylit Spaces
J. Alstan Jakubiec, Christoph F. Reinhart, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg
Sensitivity Analysis Studying the Impact of Reflectance Values Assigned in Climate-Based Daylight Modelling
Eleonora Brembilla, John Mardaljevic, Christina Hopfe
Human Perceptions of Daylight Composition in Architecture: A Preliminary Study to Compare Quantitative Contrast Measures with Subjective User Assessments in HDR Renderings
Siobhan Francois Rockcastle, Marilyne Andersen
Solving Glare Problems in Architecture Through Integration of Hdri Image Techniques And Modeling with Diva
Zhe Kong, Michael Utzinger, Lei Liu
Study on Lighting Energy Consumption Prediction Model of Office Buildings in Harbin,China using Diva
Cheng Sun, Lei Liu, Zhe Kong
Validation of Gpu Lighting Simulation in Naturally And Artificially Lit Spaces
Nathaniel L Jones, Christoph F Reinhart
Fast Daylight Coefficient Calculation using Graphics Hardware
Nathaniel L Jones, Christoph F Reinhart
Spectral Lighting Simulations: Computing Circadian Light
Mehlika Inanici, Martin Brennan, Edward Clark
Light Trespass Protection in A Glazed Office Building: How the Shading System Works?
Jiangtao Du, Xin Zhang
Potential Impact of using Building Performance Simulation in Urban Central Areas for Architecture And Urban Planning Design
Raul Fernando Ajmat, Victoria Longhini, Jose Domingo Sandoval
Daylight Performance Evaluation of Laser Cut Panels in Office Buildings- A Case of Indian Cities
Hema Mulchandani, Agam Shah, Rajan Rawal, Charlie Curcija



Energy Storage



Optimal Sizing of A Complex Energy System Integrating Management Strategies for A Grid-Connected Building
Dinh Van Binh, Delinchant Benoit, Wurtz Frédéric
Review of the Assessment of Thermal Mass in Whole Building Performance Simulation Tools
Eirini Mantesi, Malcolm Cook, Jacqueline Glass, Christina J. Hopfe
Dynamic Activation of Structural Thermal Mass in A Multi-Zonal Building with Due Regard to Thermal Comfort
Henryk Wolisz
The Effect of Hot Water Use Patterns on Heating Load And Demand Shifting Opportunities
Aizaz Samuel, Nick Kelly, Tuohy Paul
Operation Flexibility of Building Energy Systems with Thermal Storages
Sebastian Stinner, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Simulation for the Evaluation of Energy Management Algorithms At the District Level – Example of Use Case from the Ambassador Project
Patrick Beguery, Peter Pflaum, Nelly Rousset, Franck Bourry, Audrey Wantier
Potential of Demand And Production Shifting in Residential Buildings by using Home Energy Management Systems
Patrick Wimmer, Christian Kandler, Johannes Honold
Phase Change Materials for Autonomous Energy Storage in Buildings
Saleh Nasser Al-Saadi
Energy Saving in Building using PCM in Windows
Rouhollah Ahmadi, Amir Shahcheraghian
Impacts of Uncertainty in Energy Modelling Widely Used in Aggressive Energy Efficiency Regulations
Nishesh Jain, Dr. Alfonso P. Ramallo-González, Dr. Sukumar Natarajan



Fault Detection and Diagnostics



Is Thermal Insulation Always Beneficial in Hot Climates?
Ana Paula Melo, Roberto Lamberts-Yi Zhang
An Approach Towards Reactive Energy Management Coupled with An Anticipative Bems
Mahendra Pratap Singh, Stéphane Ploix, Frederic Wurtz
Use of Building Energy Performance Simulation for Structural Analysis of Historic Building
Michala Balounova, Federica Greco, Karel Kabele, Petr Kabele
Multifactorial Analysis of Functioning Efficiency of Building Heat Consumption Intelligent Distributed Control System
Pavel Strizhak, Maxim Morozov
Daylighting in Hospital Patient Rooms: Parametric Workflow And Genetic Algorithms for An Optimum Façade Design
Ahmed Sherif, Hanan Sabry, Ayman Wagdy, Rasha Arafa
Thermal Simulation: A Backup for Building Thermography Applications to Detect Delamination
Ecem Edis



Human Aspects in Simulation



A Systematic Assessment of the Sensitivity of Building Performance Simulation Results with Regard to Occupancy-Related Input Assumptions
Farhang Tahmasebi, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Analysis of Factors Influencing Occupant Window Opening Behaviour in An Office Building in Beijing, China
Shen Wei, Chuanqi Xu, Song Pan, Jiale Su, Yunmo Wang, Xiaoyan Luo, Tarek Hassan, Steven Firth, Farid Fouchal, Rory Jones, Pieter De Wilde
Dynamic Bayesian Networks to Simulate Occupant Behaviours in Office Buildings Related to Indoor Air Quality
Khadija Tijani, Dung Ngo Quoc, Stéphane Ploix, Benjamin Haas, Julie Dugdale
Towards An Energy Simulation-Informed Design Process : A 3-Phase Apporach for A Performative Interdisplinary Laboratory Buuilding
Timur Dogan, Emmanouil Saratsis, Christoph Reinhart
Analysis of Factors Creating Variety in Residential Energy Demand Based on Measured Electricity Consumption
Yuya Itagaki, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Occupancy Profiles for Single Rooms in Residential Buildings
Michael Adolph, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Occupancy Estimation using Non Intrusive Sensors in Energy Efficient Buildings
Abhay Arora, Manar Amayri, Stephane Ploix, Venkata Ramana Badarla, Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay
Domestic Building Energy Prediction in Design Stage Utilizing Large-Scale Consumption Data from Realized Projects
Ji-Hyun Kim, Godfried Augenbroe, Hye-Soo Suh, Qinpeng Wang
Time Series Correlation Between Occupants And Energy Consumption
Ki-Uhn Ahn, Cheol-Soo Park
Optimizing Gymnasium Evacuation Performance by Agent-Based Simulation
Ying Liu
Predictability of Occupancy Pattern in Real-Life Cases
Deuk-Woo Kim, Ki-Uhn Ahn, Ki-Cheol Kim, Pieter De Wilde, Cheol-Soo Park
Capturing the Views of Architects About Building Performance Simulation to Be Used During Design Processes
Veronica Soebarto, Christina Hopfe, Dru Crawley, Rajan Rawal
Supporting Visual Design for All: the VIDeA Approach
Dawid Wolosiuk, Ulrich J. Pont, Magdalena Maringer, Matthias Schuß, Nico Hauck, Ardeshir Mahdavi, Harald Hofstätter
Design Research: Optimising Row-House Orientation
Michael Donn, Elzine Braasch, Marc Woodbury, Evzen Novak, Andrew Banks
On Modelling And Simulation of Occupant Models
H. Burak Gunay, William O'Brien, Ian Beausoleil-Morrison, Simona D'Oca, Stefano Corgnati
The Influence of An Ageing Population And An Efficient Building Stock on Heat Consumption Patterns
Marcelo Esteban Munoz Hidalgo, Yogi Vidyattama, Robert Tanton
Classification of Occupant Air-Conditioing Behaviuor Patterns
Xiaohang Feng, Da Yan, Chuang Wang
An Occupancy-Driven Framework to Optimize Energy Consumption And Human Comfort in A Group of Buildings
Christina Nikolopoulou, Elie Azar



HVAC Equipment



On the Sizing of Building Envelop And Energy System Integrating Management Strategy in Sketch Phase
Dinh Van Binh, Delinchant Benoit, Wurtz Frédéric
Assessment of Different Data-Driven Algorithms for Ahu Energy Consumption Predictions
Fuxin Niu, Zheng O'Neill, Wangda Zuo, Yanfei Li
Automated Calibration of Air Handling Unit Models using A Modified Preisach’S Model
Jesús Febres, Raymond Sterling, Marcus Keane
Dynamic Modeling And Simulation of Geothermal Heat Pump Systems Based on A Combined Moving Boundary And Discretized Approach
Roozbeh Sangi, Pooyan Jahangiri, Freerk Klasing, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Dynamic Thermal Modeling of Legionella Pneumophila Proliferation in Domestic Hot Water Systems
Jelle Laverge, Elisa Van Kenhove, Peter De Vlieger
Dynamic Modelling of A District Cooling Network with Modelica
Damien Casetta, Cynthia Nerbollier, Guillaume Brecq, Pascal Stabat, Dominique Marchio
Predictive Model for HVAC Control Key Factors And Global Sensitivity Analysis
Renato Lepore, Eric Dumont, Christine Renotte, Marc Frere
Comparison of Control Optimization Approaches for Low Exergy Heating And Cooling Systems
Dominik Wystrcil, Doreen Kalz
Multi-Criteria HVAC Systems Optimization with Modelica
Torsten Schwan, René Unger, Christian Lerche, Bernard Bäker
Using Time Variant Voltage to Calculate Energy Consumption And Power Use of Building Systems
Atefe Makhmalbaf, Godfried Augenbroe
Sensitivity And Uncertainty Analysis of Models for Determining Energy Consumption in the Residential Sector
Aner Martinez Soto, Mark Jentsch
Implementation of Mathematical Models Predicting the Performance of Passive Down-Draft Evaporative Cooling (PDEC) Tower with Spray System
Daeho Kang, Richard K. Strand
Air-Source integrated Heat Pumps (AS-IHPs) with Smart Zoning for Residential Space and Water Heating in Cold Climate
Kun Zhang, Humberto Quintana, David Bradley, Michaël Kummert, Mark Riley
Estimating Waste Heat from Domestic Hot Water Systems in UK Dwellings
Dashamir Marini, Richard Buswell, Christina Hopfe



IAQ and Thermal Comfort



Real-Time Control of Occupants Thermal Comfort in Buildings
Magdalena Hajdukiewicz, Padraig O'Connor, Colin O'Neill, Daniel Coakley, Marcus M. Keane, Eoghan Clifford
Experimental And Numerical Investigation of the Hygrothermal Behaviour of Cork Concrete Panels in Algeria
Chadi Maalouf, Hocine Boussetoua, Tala Moussa, Mohammed Lachi, Azzedine Belhamri
CFD Analysis of Thermal influence Zone of Earth Air Tunnel Heat Exchanger Under Transient Conditions
Rohit Mishra, Vikas Bansal, Tarun K Aseri
Actual Situation of Ventilation Design And Evaluation using Contamination Area Ratio of Smoking Rooms
Noriko Umemiya, Satoshi Hirata, Ayako Fujita, Tomohiro Kobayashi
Concept 2226, A New High Performance Office Building Without Mechanical Heating,Cooling And Ventilation Devices
Lars Junghans
Investigation of Thermal Comfort And Airflow in A Naturally Ventilated Lightweight House in A Bush Fire Prone Area
Yanni Papadopoulos, Veronica Soebarto
Wind Assessment in Urban Area with CFD Tools – Application to Natural Ventilation Potential And Outdoor Pedestrian Comfort
Stephane Sanquer, Guillaume Caniot, Sachin Bhandare
Measured Internal Temperatures in Uk Homes – A Time Series Analysis And Modelling Approach
Argyris Oraiopoulos, Tom Kane, Steven K Firth, Kevin J Lomas
Limitations of Building Performance Simulation: Modelling A Building with Gabion Walls
Lydia Kairl, Veronica Soebarto
Naturally Ventilated Building Design Under Uncertainty using Design of Experiments
Jay Dhariwal, Rangan Banerjee
Simulation of Indoor Environment in the Concert Hall Housed in A Converted Former Church
Petr Zelensky, Martin Bartak, Jan L.M. Hensen
Improving Increased Thermal Capacitance As A Passive Energy Management System with Underground Piping
Joseph Paul Carpenter
Optimizing Building Performance by Integrating Experiential Thermal Comfort in Students’ Accommodation
Parveen Kumar
Analysis And Comparison of Overheating Indices in Energy Renovated Houses
Theofanis Psomas, Per Heiselberg, Karsten Duer, Eirik Bjørn
Interaction of Daylight Distribution And Thermal Comfort in Attic Spaces During Summer Period
Kristian Kondas, Martin Kamensky, Martin Lopusniak
Achiveing Thermal Comfort by using Celing Fans in A Naturally Cooled Office Building in Hot And Humid Climate of India
Nishesh Jain, Gaurav Shorey



Net Zero Buildings



Impact of Heat Pumps And Predictive Control on Residential Energy Use, Load And Grid Interaction: A Canadian Perspective
José Agustín Candanedo, Vahid R. Dehkordi, Justin Tamasauskas
Bringing Building Simulation to A Wider Audience – A Web Based Simulation And Optimisation System
Shadi Saleh Basurra, Ljubomir Jankovic
Optimal Balance Between Energy Demand And On-Site Generation for Robust Net Zero Energy Buildings Considering Future Scenarios
Rajesh Kotireddy, Pieter-Jan Hoes, Jan. L. M. Hensen
Design of Solar Heating System Coupled to A Ground Heat Storage And A Geothermal Heat Pump
Tangi Le Bérigot, Marc Frère, Eric Dumont
A Generic Quantification Method for the Active Demand Response Potential by Structural Storage in Buildings
Glenn Reynders, Jan Diriken, Dirk Saelens
Users’ Behaviours And Peferences for Low Carbon Homes: Lessons for Predicting Energy Demand
Neveen Hamza, Qian Zi, Ole Steen
Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Prototype for Calculating the Solar Orientation And Global Solar Insolation
Manish Dixit, Wei Yan
Multi-Objective Robust Design Optimization of Energy Systems for A Sustainable District in Stockholm
Cong Wang, Ivo Martinac, Alessandro Magny
Investigating the Performance of A Net-Zero Energy Building: An Occupancy-Focused Energy Modeling Approach
Elie Azar, Maria Lamprou, Ahmed Al Amoodi



New Software Development



Integrated Design Workflow And A New Tool for Urban Rainwater Management
Yujiao Chen, Holly Samuelson, Carlos Cerezo Davil
Web-Based Simulation Tool for Compliance with 2013 Energy Efficiency Standard for Commercial Buildings in Japan
Masato Miyata-Takao Sawachi, Yasuo Kuwasawa, Yasuhiro Miki
Development of A Tool Chain for Complex City District Energy System Modeling And Simulation
Jan Schiefelbein, Amir Javadi, Michael Diekerhof, Gerrit Bode-Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller, Antonello Monti
Smart-E : A Tool for Energy Demand Simulation And Optimization At the City Scale
Thomas Berthou, Bruno Duplessis, Philippe Rivière, Pascal Stabat, Damien Casetta, Dominique Marchio
Multi-Zone Reduced Building Models Automated Generation for District Simulation
Patrick Beguery, Yacine Lamoudi, Romain Brunet, Gregory De-Oliveira, Sophie Marat, Nelly Rousset
Usability Evaluation of A Web-Based Activity Modelling Tool for Improving Accuracy of Predictive Energy Simulations
Kris Mcglinn, Kelvin Jones, Anton Gerdelan, Dave Lewis, Aitor Cochero
The Modbus Definition Language Specification: A First Step Towards Device Interoperability
Jibonananda Sanyal, Joshua New, James Nutaro, David Fugate, Teja Kuruganti
Quality Assessment of Automatically Generated Simplified Thermal Building Models
Filip Petrushevski, Stefan Hauer, Florian Judex, Sergio Leal, Katharina Eder
Household-Differentiated Demand Modelling for Communities
Graeme Flett, Nick Kelly
Energy Building Co-Simulation Based on the WRM Algorithm for Efficient Simulation Over FMU Components of Web Service
Abbass Raad, Vincent Reinbold, Benoit Delinchant, Frédéric Wurtz
Exploring the Use of Variable Mapping for Optimizing Urban Morphologies
Christoph Waibel, Ralph Evins
Validated Density Function Related to Certain Building Use Cases for Non-Residential Buildings to Run A Comprehensive Urban Simulation Environment
Manuel Ziegler, Thomas Bednar
The Optimization Potential of Floorplan Typologies in Early Design Energy Modeling
Timur Dogan, Emmanouil Saratsis, Christoph Reinhart
Urban Scale Modeling of Campus Building using Virtual PULSE
Mohammad Heidarinejad, Nicholas Mattise, Matthew Dahlhausen, Saber Khoshdel Nikkho, Jiying Liu, Stefan Gracik, Kai Liu, Krishang Sharma, Haoyue Zhang, Joshua Wentz, Mostapha Sadeghipour
Evapotranspitation Model to Evaluate the Cooling Potential in Urban Areas – A Case Study in Switzerland
Govinda Upadhyay, Dasaraden Mauree, Jérôme Henri Kämpf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
Prediction of Building Energy Use in An Urban Case Study using Data Driven Approaches
Giovanni Tardioli, Ruth Kerrigan, Mike Oates, James O`Donnell, Donal Finn
A Stochastic And Holistic Method to Support Decision Making in Early Building Design
Torben Østergård, Steffen Enersen Maagaard, Rasmus Lund Jensen
A Web-Based Simulation Tool on the Performance of Different Roofing Systems
Yu Joe Huang, Joshua R New, William A Miller, Ronnen Levinson-Kenneth W Childs
Urban Weather Generator – A Novel Workflow for Integrating Urban Heat Island Effect Within Urban Design Process
Aiko Nakano, Bruno Bueno, Leslie Norford, Christoph Reinhart
Integrating A Rule Based Code Compliance Software Platform Into A Building Simulation Front End
Tobias Maile, Philip Haves, Richard See
An Epidemiological Approach to Simulation-Based Analysis of Large Building Stocks
Brian Coffey, Andrew Stone, Paul Ruyssevelt, Philip Haves
Thermal Optimization of Multi-Functional Façades As Energy Efficient Solution in Retrofitting of Public Buildings
Deniz Kizildag, Oriol Lehmkuhl, Joaquim Rigola, R. Capdevila, Assensi Oliva
Parametric Analysis using Dynamic Energy Simulation Tools to Evaluate the Performance of Building Envelope in the Residential Buildings of Composite Climatic Region of India
Pierre Jaboyedoff, Kira Cusack, Prashant Bhanware, Kanagaraj Ganesan, Saswati Chetia, Sameer Maithel
Plug Load Identification in Educational Buildings using Machine Learning Algorithms
Raghunath Shivram Reddy, Niranjan Keesara, Vikram Pudi, Vishal Garg
Surrogate City Finder- Weather Data Tool
Vishal Garg, Nikhil T.V.S, Jegibabu Subhash Vasabhaktula, Hema Rallapalli, Aviruch Bhatia, Chetan Kasi Reddy



Optimization



Optimal Design of Energy Systems in Residential Districts with Interconnected Local Heating And Electrical Networks
Hassan Harb, Christian Schwager, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
The Impact of Low Energy Buildings on the Optimal Design of Distributed Energy System And Networks
Boran Morvaj, Ralph Evins, Jan Carmeliet
Cost-Optimal Analysis of Italian Office Buildings Through the Application of A Quasi-Steady State Model Validated by Detailed Dynamic Simulation
Vincenzo Corrado, Ilaria Ballarini, Domenico Dirutigliano, Simona Paduos
A Holistic Life-Cycle Data Analysis Approach to Bridge the Energy Performance Gap in Buildings
Matthew John Horrigan, James O'Donnell, Edward Corry -Edward Curry
Hybird Optimization for Complex Façade Systems
Lars Junghans
Multi-Dwelling Refurbishment Optimization: Problem Decomposition, Solution, And Trade-Off Analysis
Jonathan Wright, Miaomiao He, Alexander Brownlee, Simon Taylor
A Multiobjective Design Tool for the French Detached House Market: Cost And Energy Performance Optimization
Serge Chardon, Boris Brangeon, Emmanuel Bozonnet, Christian Inard, Robert Montecot
A Spatial Resolution in Four Levels for A Techno-Economic, Municipal Energy System Model
Jan-Bleicke Eggers, Gerhard Stryi-Hipp, Sebastian Herkel
Evaluating Performance of Simulated Annealing And Genetic Algorithm Based Approach in Building Envelope Optimisation
Piyush Varma, Bishwajit Bhattacharjee
Employing A Multi-Objective Robust Optimisation Method for Healthy And Low-Energy Dwelling Design in Delhi, India
Emily Louise Nix-Payel Das, Jonathon Taylor, Michael Davies
Coupling A Stochastic Occupancy Model to EnergyPlus to Predict Hourly Thermal Demand of A Neighbourhood
Miaomiao He, Timothy Lee, Simon Taylor, Steven K. Firth, Kevin Lomas
NECADA: Optimization Software for Sustainable Architecture
Pau Fonseca I Casas, Antoni Fonseca I Casas
Simulation of An Adaptive Heat Curve for Automatic Optimization of District Heating Installation
Ana Ionesi, Muhyiddine Jradi, Jan Eric Thorsen, Christian Veje
Optimization of Energy Renovation of Residential Sector in Catalonia Based on Comfort, Energy And Costs.
Joana Ortiz, Antoni Fonseca I Casas, Jaume Salom, Verdiana Russo, Nuria Garrido, Pau Fonseca I Casas



Passive Building Modelling



Thermal Transmittance of Multi-Layer Glazing with Ultrathin Internal Glass Partitions
Agnieszka Anna Lechowska, Jacek Andrzej Schnotale
Ranking of Dwelling Types in Terms of Overheating Risk And Sensitivity to Climate Change
Mohamed Hamdy, Jan Hensen
The Impact of Building Climatology on Architectural Design: A Simulation-Assisted Historical Case Study
Or Aleksandrowicz, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Smart Windows with Dynamic Spectral Selectivity – A Scoping Study
Roel Loonen, Jan Hensen
Early And Detailed Design Stage Modelling using Passivhaus Design; What is the Difference in Predicted Building Performance?
Elli Nikolaidou, Jonathan A. Wright, Christina J. Hopfe
Performance Verification of the Integrated Optical Air Duct System (Air-Conditioning Duct Performance)
Toshihiko Sudo, Ryoichi Kajiya, Koji Sakai, Tomoyuki Okusa
Detection And Semi-Automatic Correction of Geometric Inaccuracies in IFC Files
Georgios N. Lilis, Georgios I. Giannakis, Dimitrios V. Rovas
Climate-Specific Modeling And Analysis for Best-Practice Indian Office Buildings
Baptiste Ravache, Reshma Singh, Spencer M. Dutton
Assessing the Impact of Zoning on the Thermal Comfort Analysis of A Naturally Ventilated House During Early Design
Ana Paula O. Favretto, Michele M. Rossi, Camila Anchieta, Karin M. S. Chvatal, Soolyeon Cho, David B. Hill, Joseph F. Decarolis, S. Ranji Ranjithan
A Study of Shanghai Residential Morphology And Microclimate At A Neighborhood Scale Based on Energy Consumption
Pan Yiqun, Yu Cong, Jiachen Mao, Weiding Long, Weizhen Chen
An Exergy-Based Simulation Stock Model: A New Approach for Policy Making
Ivan Garcia Kerdan, Rokia Raslan, Paul Ruyssevelt



Simulation and Real Performance



Effect of Non-Isothermal Conditions on Hygrothermal Behaviour of A Hemp Concrete Building Envelope
Anh Dung Tran Le, Driss Samri, Chadi Maalouf, Mourad Rahim, Omar Douzane, Geoffrey Promis, Thierry Langlet
Experimental And Numerical Study of An Earth-To-Air Heat Exchanger for Buildings Air Refreshment in Marrakech
Mohamed Khabbaz, Brahim Benhamou, Karim Limam, Hassan Hamdi, Pierre Hollmuller, Amin Bennouna
Energy Labeling of Residential Buildings in Chile: Comparing Steady-State Evaluations And Dynamical Simulation Results.
Massimo Palme, Amanda Vasquez
The Inter-Individual Variance of the Defining Markers of Occupancy Patterns in Office Buildings: A Case Study
Ardeshir Mahdavi, Farhang Tahmasebi
The Gap Between Simulated And Measured Energy Performance: A Case Study Across Ten Identical New-Build Dwellings in the UK
Rory Jones, Alba Fuertes, Pieter De Wilde
Simulation of Plants in Buildings; Incorporating Plant-Air Interactions in Building Energy Simulation
Rebecca Mary Ward, Ruchi Choudhary, Allan Mcrobie, Christopher Cundy, George Johnson
Modelling of A Complex Building in Norway
Matthias Haase, Kristian Skeie, Annamaria Belleri, Chiara Dipasquale
Evolutionary Adaptive Radiation Principles Used for Building Facade Optimization
Lars Junghans, Rudai Shan
A Framework for Meta-Analysis of the Role of Occupancy Variables in the Energy Use of Commercial Buildings
Qinpeng Wang, Ji Hyun Kim, Godfried Augenbroe
How to Apply Building Energy Performance Simulation At the Various Design Stages: A Receipts Approach
Emanuele Lenta, Andrea Ferrero, Valentina Monetti, Enrico Fabrizio, Marco Filippi
Night Purge As A Means to Reduce Cooling Load in An Office in Pune, India
Nikhil Parasuraman, Christopher Roy Iddon
Multi-Dimensional Simulation of Underground Spaces Coupled with Geoenergy Systems
Adnan Mortada, Ruchi Choudhary, Kenichi Soga
Enrichment of Single-Zone Epb-Data Into Multi-Zone Models using Bim-Based Parametric Typologies
Marc Delghust, Tiemen Strobbe, Ronald De Meyer, Arnold Janssens
Construction of Temporal Data-Based Files for Building Energy Simulations: the Missing Data Issue
Fally Titikpina, Abderafi Charki, Antoine Caucheteux, David Bigaud
A Meta-Model Based Method for Thermal Comfort And Energy Use Building Optimisation At A Local Resolution
Andrew R. Cowie, Catherine J. Noakes, P. Andy Sleigh, Vassili V. Toropov
Analyses on Electric Peak Load Reduction by Solar Electric Powered Room Air Cooling for Apartment Housings in the Mena-Region
Christoph Torsten Ingolf Banhardt, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen
Simulation Analysis of A Low-Exergy Decentralised Air-Conditioning System for Hot And Humid Climates: Towards A Pilot Implementation in Singapore
Adam Martin Rysanek, Murray Portia Jayne, Jovan Pantelic, Matthias Mast, Arno Schlueter
Did Pursuing Leed Make the Cirs Building More Energy Efficient?
Mohammad Mahdi Salehi, Andrea Frisque, Kendal Bushe
Evaluation of the Contribution of Highly Hygroscopic And Vapour Permeable Walls to Whole Building Performance
Maxime Perier-Muzet, Timea Béjat, Monika Woloszyn, Yannick-Ariel Kêdowidé, Catherine Buhé, Etienne Wurtz
Energy And Daylighting Performances of Highly Glazed Buildings
Ramkishore Singh, Ian J Lazarus
Lightweight Wood-Based Walls with Different Thermal Insulations: Long-Time Measurement And Subsequent Comparison with Ham Simulation
Pavol Durica, Peter Juras, Jan Rybarik, Vladimir Gaspierik, Daniela Staffenova
Calibration of Numerical Simulations Modeling Of Nonresidential Building in Hot Humid Climate Region
Aly Mohamed Elharidi, Paul Tuohy, Mohamed Abdelfatah Teamah, Ahmed Hanafy
Comparison Between Dynamic Simulations And Real Energy Consumptions of Historical Buildings
Francesco Asdrubali, Giorgio Baldinelli, Francesco Bianchi
Optimising the Scheduled Operation of Window Blinds to Enhance Occupant Comfort
Muhammad Waseem Ahmad, Monjur Mourshed, Jean-Laurent Hippolyte, Yacine Rezgui, Haijiang Li
Energy Performance Characterization of A Test Case “Twin House” in Holzikirchen Based on Trnsys Simulation And Grey Box Model
Imane Rehab, Philippe Andre
Verification of the Energy Performance of the “Jacques Geelen” Climate Chamber of Campus D’Arlon, by Co-Heating And Grey Box Model
Imane Rehab, Philippe Andre
A Critical Software Review- How is Hot Water Modelled in Current Building Simulation?
Dashamir Marini, Richard Buswell, Christina J Hopfe
Utilizing Sensor Trend Data to Overcome the Challenges in Calibrating a Simulation Model for Measurement and Verification in a New Construction Project
Raghuram Sunnam, Annie Marston, Ben Burgoyne, Oliver Baumann
Narrowing the Gap A Frame Work for Connecting And Auto-Tuning A Design Bps Model to A Physical Building
Marc Azar, Per Sahlin
Effect of Opaque Building Envelope Material Thermal Properties on Indoor Thermal Comfort
Nallaval Chinnaswamy Balaji, Mani Monto, B V Venkatarama Reddy
Application of CFD Simulations for Locating Outdoor Units on High Rise Tower
Basant Kumar Gupta
An Innovative Cooling System Based on Evaporation from A Porous Tank
Leroux Guilian, Stephan Louis, Le Pierres Nolwenn, Wurtz Etienne, Mendes Nathan
Predicting the Impact of Upgrading Chinese Buildng Design Standards on the Energy Performance
Yao Meng-Mahroo Eftekhari, Dennis Loveday
Use of Building Thermal And CFD Simulation in the Design of A Large Office Building in Lisbon
Daniel Albuquerque, Guilherme Carrilho Da Graca
An Automated Method for Urban Energy Simulation Based on 3D City Models
Ursula Eicker, Juergen Schumacher, Volker Coors, Maryiam Zirak-Nora Bartke, Romain Nouvel
Integrating Renewable Energy Systems with Contemporary Architecture in A Zero Energy House in Southeastern Brazil
Ana Filipa Silva, Maria Malato Lerer, Lair Reis, Guilherme Carrilho Da Graca
Analytics for A Controlled Experiment to Determine Optimal Thermal Insulation for Building Envelopes
Avani Goyal, Manoj Autade, Gagan Deep Singh, Punit Desai, Bipin Rajendran, Monika Jain
Development of A Simulation Platform for the Evaluation of District Energy System Performances
Peter Riederer, Vincent Partenay, Nicolas Perez, Christophe Nocito, Romain Trigance
Simulating the Future Microclimate to Identify Vulnerable Building Interior Conditions
Kelly Jo Kalvelage, Michael C. Dorneich, Ulrike Passe
Energy Performance Benchmark Model for Airport Terminal Buildings
Jonghoon Ahn, Soolyeon Cho



Solar Energy Utilization



Modelling Building-Integrated Solar Thermal Systems
Christoph Maurer, Christoph Cappel, Tilmann E. Kuhn
Exploring the Impact of Heat Pump-Based Dwelling Design on the Low-Voltage Distribution Grid
Christina Protopapadaki, Ruben Baetens, Dirk Saelens
Annual Solar Irradiation Mapping And Visualisation for Complex Geometries
Simon Rees, John Mardaljevic
Early Stage Assessment for Office Buildings Concerning Thermal Comfort, Energy Efficiency And Sustainability
Anja Degens, Frank Scholzen, Christoph Odenbreit
Modelling of Glazed Liquid Pv-T Collector with Use of Detail Model
Nikola Pokorny, Tomas Matuska, Borivoj Sourek
Optimising the Solar Envelope: Utilising Evolutionary Algorithms to Balance Solar Energy And Development Potential in An Urban Planning Context
Benjamin James Foster, Tai Hollingsbee
Multi-Objective Optimization for the Capacity of A Fixed Battery in A Smart House
Tsubasa Shimoji, Hayato Tahara, Harun Or Rashid Howlader, Hidehito Matayoshi, Sharma Aditya, Atsushi Yona, Tomonobu Senjyu
Multi-Objective Optimization of A Battery Energy Management for An Off-Grid Smart House
Tsubasa Shimoji, Hayato Tahara, Harun Or Rashid Howlader, Hidehito Matayoshi, Sharma Aditya, Atsushi Yona, Tomonobu Senjyu
An Illumination Model for Translucent Concrete using Radiance
Aashish Ahuja, Khalid M. Mosalam, Tarek I. Zohdi
Smart Apartment with Demand-Response And Fixed Batteries
Hayato Tahara, Hidehito Matayoshi, Harun Or Rashid Howlader, Sharma Aditya, Tomonobu Senjyu
Instantaneous Active And Reactive Power Control in An Off-Grid Smart House
Takashi Oki, Hidehito Matayoshi, Hayato Tahara, Gul Ahmad Ludin, Sharma Aditya, Tomonobu Senjyu
Integration of Thermal Energy Storage At Building And Neighbourhood Scale
Shan-Shan Hsieh, Robert Weber, Viktor Dorer, Kristina Orehounig
Automatic Extraction of Urban Structures Based on Shadow Information from Satellite Imagery
Nada Mohammed Salih Mohammed Kadhim, Monjur M. Mourshed, Michaela T. Bray
Methodology to Prioritize And Optimize Passive Design Strategies in Conceptual Design Phase
Sravanthi Musunuru
Evaluation of Solar Energy Integration Potential in A Neighborhood
Georgios Mavromatidis, Kristina Orehounig, Jan Carmeliet
Data Driven Model for Rooftop Excess Electricity Generation
Yohei Kiguchi, Yeonsook Heo, Ruchi Choudhary
Functionality of Active External Wall – Optimal Glazing / Bipv Ratio Taking Into Account Total Indoor Illuminance
Dariusz Heim, Dominika Knera, Eliza Szczepanska-Rosiak
Impact of Energy Consumption & Generation Variation on the Fulfillment of Nze Educational Buildings
Paola Sanguinetti, Aydin Tabrizi
Rethinking the TMY: is the ‘Typical’ Meteorological Year Best for Building Performance Simulation?
Drury Crawley, Linda Lawrie
A Preliminary Study of Upgrading An Existing Canadian Community to Source Net-Zero using Building Simulation
Adam Douglas Wills, Ian Beausoleil-Morrison, V. Ismet Ugursal
Investigating Energy Efficiency of Pv Panels Mounted on Buildings’ External Walls
Seval Turhan, Ikbal Cetiner
Developing A Detailed Model of A Large Scale Solar Community with And Without Heat Pumps
Samuel Letellier-Duchesne, Michaël Kummert
Optimal Operation of Smart House for Real Time Electricity Market
Tsubasa Shimoji, Hayato Tahara, Harun Or Rashid Howlader, Hidehito Matayoshi, Sharma Aditya, Atsushi Yona, Tomonobu Senjyu



Teaching Modelling Simulation



A Tangible Interface for Collaborative Urban Design for Energy Efficiency, Daylighting, And Walkability
Cody M Rose, Manos Saratsis, Salma Aldawood, Timur Dogan, Christoph Reinhart
Using A Building Information Modelling Approach for Teaching About Residential Energy Use And Official Energy Performance
Tiemen Strobbe, Ruben Verstraeten, Marc Delghust, Jelle Laverge, Ronald De Meyer, Arnold Janssens
Cellular Automata for Efficient Daylighting Performance: Optimized Façade Treatment
Fatma Fathy, Yasser Mansour, Hanan Sabry, Sherif Abdelmohsen, Ayman Wagdy
Virtual Simulation with Real Occupants using Serious Games
Ayesha Kashif, Stephane Ploix, Julie Dugdale, Patrick Reignier, Muhammad Kashif Shahzad
Teaching Building Performance Simulation using Generic Simulation Model
Roman Rabenseifer
Benchmark of Optimization Techniques for Identification of Buildings Thermal Parameters
Houda Zaidi, Sylvain Robert, Frédéric Suard-Yacine Ould Rouis
Case Studies on HVAC System Performance using A Whole Building Simulation Based Real-Time Energy Evaluation Approach with Bems
Hyeun Jun Moon, Min Seok Choi, Seung Ho Ryu, Jung Chul Lee, Dong Ku Kim
Investigations of Thermal Parameters Addressed to A Building Simulation Model
Christian Brembilla, Claude Lacoursiere, Mohsen Soleimani-Mohseni, Thomas Olofsson
Transient Model of A Panel Radiator
Christian Brembilla, Mohsen Soleimani-Mohseni, Thomas Olofsson
Teaching Building Performance Simulation Through A Continuous Learning Cycle
Ian Beausoleil-Morrison, Christina Hopfe
Campus-Wide Integrated Building Energy Simulation
Willy Bernal, Madhur Behl, Truong Nghiem, Rahul Mangharam
Simulation in Education: Application in Architectural Technology Design Projects
Satish Basavapatna Kumaraswamy, Pieter De Wilde
The Use of Daylighting & Energy Simulation Tools in Undergraduate Program Course Training
Özgür Göçer, Sokol Dervishi



Validation and Calibration



Uncertainty Analysis And Parameter Estimation of Hvac Systems in Building Energy Models
Adrian Chong, Khee Poh Lam
Uncertainty Analysis in Building Energy Simulation. A Practical Approach
Adrian Chong, Weili Xu, Khee Poh Lam
An Empirically-Based Assessment of Computational Sky Radiance Distribution Models
Ehsan Vazifeh, Matthias Schuß, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Impact of Solar Irradiation Models on Building Refurbishment Measures from Multi-Objective Optimization
Alessandro Prada, Giovanni Pernigotto, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella
An Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Measures in A Turkish Campus Building for Thermal Comfort And Economic Risk
Qinpeng Wang, Rifat Ocal, Godfried Augenbroe, Pinar Menguc, Pinar Ozuyar
A Multi-Stage Approach to the Calibration of A School Building’S Simulation Model
Paola Penna, Silvia Schmiedhofer, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella, Farhang Tahmasebi, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Simulating Switchable Glazing with EnergyPlus: An Empirical Validation and Calibration of a Thermotropic Glazing Model
Fabio Favoino, Ylenia Cascone, Lorenza Bianco, Francesco Goia, Valentina Serra, Marco Perino, Mauro Overend, Michele Zinzi
Comparison And Application of Different State Estimation Techniques for Control in Buildings
Mats Vande Cavey, Marco Bonvini, Lieve Helsen
Dynamic Modelling of Data Centre Whitespaces. Validation with Collected Measurements
Jaume Salom, Eduard Oró, Albert García
Exploring the Performance Gap in Uk Homes: New Evidence from Smart Home And Smart Meter Data
Tom Kane, Steven Firth, Vanda Dimitriou, Michael Coleman, Tarek Hassan
Influence of the Representativeness of Reference Weather Data in Multi-Objective Optimization of Building Refurbishment
Giovanni Pernigotto, Alessandro Prada, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella
Calibration of A Commercial Building Energy Simulation Model for Demand Response Analysis
Despoina Christantoni, Simeon Oxizidis, Damian Flynn, Donal P. Finn
Three Methods for the Characterization of Building Archetypes in Urban Scale Energy Simulation. the Case Study in Kuwait City.
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