Conference


Proceedings of Building Simulation 2021: 17th Conference of IBPSA

BS 2021 Bruges, Belgium September 1-3, 2021

Front matter

List of topics



Buildings paving the way for the energy transition



Modelica-json: Transforming energy models to digitize the control delivery process
Michael Wetter, Jianjun Hu, Anand Prakash, Paul Ehrlich, Gabe Fierro, Milica Grahovac, Marco Pritoni, Lisa Rivalin, Dave Robin
Modeling and simulation of the Ukrainian residential building stock : application to the evaluation of gas demand
Tarik Bouhal, Valentin Gavan
Time-based economic hierarchical model predictive control of all-electric energy systems in non-residential buildings
Laura Maier, Larissa Kühn, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller
Further development and validation of the "PROFet" energy demand load profiles estimator
Kamilla Heimar Andersen, Synne Krekling Lien, Karen Byskov Lindberg, Harald Taxt Walnum, Igor Sartori
Geometrical interoperability of 3D CityGML building models for urban energy use cases
Avichal Malhotra, Yue Pan, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
Alternative modelling approaches to energy performance certificates
David Jenkins, Peter McCallum, Sandhya Patidar, Sally Semple
Validated combined first and last year borefield sizing methodology.
Wouter Peere, Damien Picard, Iago Cupeiro Figueroa, Wim Boydens, Lieve Helsen
Economic and emission reduction potential of renewable based energy systems in an apartment building in cold climatic conditions
Hassam ur Rehman, Ala Hasan, Francesco Reda
Energy performance of ETICS integrated with flexible photovoltaic panel
Dariusz Heim, Anna Wieprzkowicz, Dominika Knera, Simo Ilomets, Targo Kalamees, Zdeno Spitalsky
Performance comparison of static and adjustable photovoltaic panels
Dawid Wolosiuk, Matthias Schuss, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Energy and environmental assessment of urban areas: an integrated approach for urban planning
Matteo Ghellere, Lorenzo Belussi, Benedetta Barozzi, Alice Bellazzi, Ludovico Danza, Anna Devitofrancesco, Francesco Salamone
Co-simulation approach to evaluate MPC strategies for all-air systems: case study
Bart Merema, Dirk Saelens, Hilde Breesch
Simulation based evaluation of building integrated solar envelope systems on building level
Fabian Ochs, Mara Magni, Martin Hauer, Samuel De Vries, Paolo Bonato
PCM-enhanced building envelope for improved thermal comfort and energy efficiency in danish buildings
Morten Hagenau, Muhyiddine Jradi
Effect of introducing hybrid power system for housing
Saori Nakao, Yasuyuki Shiraishi, Yusuke Shigematsu
Prediction of HVAC loads at different spatial resolutions and buildings using deep learning models
Antonio Liguori, Shiying Yang, Romana Markovic, Thi Thu Ha Dam, Andreas Wagner, Christoph , van Treeck
Analysis of HVAC retrofit layouts including solar cooling system with adsorption heat pump - Modelling, dynamic simulation and multi-criteria evaluation
Paola Colombo, Giulia Filippini, Rossano Scoccia, Marcello Aprile, Mario Motta
Comparing Machine Learning based Methods to standard Regression Methods for MPC on a virtual Testbed
Felix Bünning, Corentin Pfister, Ahmed Aboudonia, Philipp Heer, John Lygeros
Analysis of step-by-step individual roadmaps – what can we learn about the practice?
Iná Maia, Lukas Kranzl
Methodology for comparison of nZEB ambition level in different countries by building and system simulation
Carsten Wemhoener, Fabian Ochs, Mara Magni, Christina Betzold
Simulation-based analysis of the load-shifting potential of Heat Pumps in Multi-Family Houses using co-simulation
Daniel Schmidt, Sabine Hoffmann
Evaluating the regional implications of income-aware building stock retrofit strategies through constrained multi-objective optimization
Vincenzo Antonio Rossi, Bianca Howard, Jonathan Wright
Energy Flexibility of Clusters of Buildings: development of an assessment tool
Alice Mugnini, Fabio Polonara, Alessia Arteconi
An Open-AI gym environment for the Building Optimization Testing (BOPTEST) framework
Javier Arroyo, Carlo Manna, Fred Spiessens, Lieve Helsen
Impact of implementing air-conditioning systems on the school building stock in Brazil considering climate change effects: a bottom-up benchmarking
Matheus Soares Geraldi, Mateus Vinicius Bavaresco, Veronica Gnecco, Enedir Ghisi, Michele Fossati
Optimal Control Strategies for Energy Production Systems using Buildings Thermal Mass
Charbel Salameh, Bruno Peuportier, Patrick Schalbart
The influence of uncertainties in grid electricity primary energy conversion factors on multi-criteria trade-off solutions in façade design optimisation
Samuel Bruno de Vries, Roel C.G.M. Loonen, Jan L.M. Hensen
Borehole latent energy storage system integrated with solar thermal collectors and heat pumps
Parham Eslami Nejad, Arash Bastani, Alain Nguyen, Etienne Saloux
A machine learning-based methodology for harnessing the energy flexibility potential of residential buildings
Adamantios Bampoulas, Fabiano Pallonetto, Eleni Mangina, Donal P. Finn
A collective heat and cold distribution system with decentralized booster heat pumps: a sizing study.
Stef Jacobs, Freek Van Riet, Ivan Verhaert
Advanced Control of Dynamic Facades and HVAC with Reinforcement Learning based on standardized co-Simulation
Christoph Gehbauer, Andreas Rippl, Eleanor Lee
Operational control of earth-to-air heat exchanger using reinforcement learning
Kento Tomoda, Yasuyuki Shiraishi, Dirk Saelens
Development of an urban sewage state prediction model and case studies for the evaluation of sewage heat utilization potential
Weian Chen, Shohei Miyata, Yasunori Akashi
Experimental validation of an LSTM-based solar irradiance forecasting model
ByungKi Jeon, EuiJong Kim
Investigating the control strategies for Breathing Walls during summer: a dynamic simulation study
Andrea Alongi, Adriana Angelotti, Livio Mazzarella
Seasonal performance and potential of heat pumps in Catalonia
Thibault Péan, Joaquim Romaní, Elena Fuentes, Jaume Salom
Development of the hybridGEOTABS design methodology for feasibility study and pre-design
Eline Himpe, Mohsen Sharifi, Rana Mahmoud, Filip Jorissen, Lieve Helsen
Development of life-cycle based strategies towards buildings with a positive ecological footprint using thermal building simulations
Michael Vollmer, Hannes Harter, Kathrin Theilig, Daniel Kierdorf, Werner Lang
To be or not to be a hybridGEOTABS: energy performance of hybridGEOTABS buildings in the EU
Rana Mahmoud, Mohsen Sharifi, Eline Himpe, Jelle Laverge
Analysis of the impact of predictive models on the quality of the Model Predictive Control for an experimental building
Arash Erfani, Xingji Yu, Tuule Mall Kull, Peder Bacher, Tohid Jafarinejad
Evaluating data-driven building stock heat demand forecasting models for energy optimization
Tohid Jafarinejad, Ina De Jaeger, Arash Erfani, Dirk Saelens
Formulation and implementation of a model predictive control (MPC) strategy for a PCM-driven building ventilation cooling system
Tao Yang, Konstantin Filonenko, Jonathan Dallaire, Viktor Bue Ljungdahl, Muhyiddine Jradi, Esther Kieseritzky, Felix Pawelz, Christian Veje
Evaluation and test operation of different model predictive control approaches for an energy system
Christina Betzold, Arno Dentel
Renovating Herentals: a building classification approach to assess large-scale renovation costs
Guillermo Borragán, Dorien Aerts, Glenn Reynders, Yixiao Ma, Lukas Engelen, Stijn Verbeke
Aperture-based daylight modelling: Evaluating the airmass refinement for the sunlight beam index
John Mardaljevic, Eleonora Brembilla
Facility location problem in thermal network design
Tristan André Rey, Jessen Page
Thermal inertia analysis of family house heating system: towards higher energy flexibility
Vojtěch Zavřel , Elizaveta Andreeva, Jakub Šimek, Martin Barták
Enabling industrial plus-energy buildings and improvements by integration of steel components in the building energy concept
Tobias Blanke, Bernd Prof. Dr. Döring, Joachim Göttsche, Markus Hagenkamp, Vitali Reger, Markus Prof. Dr. Kuhnhenne
Application of optimisation, building energy simulation and life cycle assessment to the design of an urban project
Aurore Wurtz, Patrick Schalbart, Bruno Peuportier
Distribution of potential savings from urban-scale energy modeling of a utility
Brett Bass, Joshua New, Anne Berres
LCA optimal sizing of smart buildings’ energy system components considering flexible grid-footprints
Tobias Blanke, Markus Hagenkamp, Joachim Göttsche, Bernd Prof. Dr. Döring, Vitali Reger, Markus Prof. Dr. Kuhnhenne
Retrofit of a 1970’s apartment building into energy plus, results of a prototype apartment
Eelke P. Bontekoe, Wilfried G.J.H.M. van Sark, Liza Looijen, Paul Das, Joris van den Heiligenberg, Arno Peekel
End-use disaggregation in commercial buildings with the building automation system trend data
Narges Zaeri, H. Burak Gunay, Araz Ashouri, Ian Wilton
Control of a state-wide pool of hybrid heat pumps to decrease the GHG emissions of heating
Marianne Biéron, Jérôme Le Dréau, Benjamin Haas
Measurement of hourly urban albedo of building façades with different reflective directional characteristics by a simple urban model
Jihui Yuan, Craig Farnham, Kazuo Emura
Development and analysis of a metric to manage overheating risks in residential energy codes
Rasoul Asaee, Alex Ferguson, Julia Purdy, Chris Kirney
District heating: a practical solution for reducing fossil fuel dependency in Quebec’s remote communities
Annie Pike, Michael Kummert
Bayesian approach to accounting for uncertain heating system efficiency in co-heating tests
Sarah Juricic, Simon Rouchier
Quantifying the effect of multiple demand response actions on electricity demand and building services via surrogate modeling
Na Luo, Jared Langevin, Handi Chandra Putra
Open and Reproducible Use Cases for Energy (ORUCE) methodology in systems design and operation: a dwelling photovoltaic self-consumption example.
Sacha Hodencq, Benoit Delinchant, Frederic Wurtz
Multi-criteria optimization of an earth-air heat exchanger based system for several climates of European capital cities.
Arnaud Lapertot, Benjamin Kadoch, Olivier Le Metayer
Robust optimal identification and scheduling of modernization measures for typical buildings
Jan Richarz, Yuhan Hu, Marco Wirtz, Tanja Osterhage, Dirk Müller
Development and evaluation of a control strategy for water-based radiant systems with integrated phase change materials
Andres Gallardo, Umberto Berardi
Predicting the effects of building energy conservation policies: Modeling decision-making of building owners and tenants to maximize their own profits
Atsushi Funabiki, Yuki Oto, Shohei Miyata, Yasunori Akashi
Convolutional versus dense neural networks: comparing the two neural networks’ performance in predicting building operational energy use based on the building shape
Farnaz Nazari, Wei Yan
Comparison of data-driven model-based and model-free control approaches for unlocking building energy flexibility
Anjukan Kathirgamanathan, Eleni Mangina, Donal P. Finn
Efficiency of a heated air curtain under cross-jet temperature gradients
Claudio Alanis Ruiz, Twan van Hooff, Bert Blocken, GertJan van Heijst
Large-scale multicriteria sorting for the integration of photovoltaic systems in the urban environment
Martin Thebault, Gilles Desthieux, Christophe Ménézo
Revealing the hidden dynamics of the energy signature model
Jaume Palmer Real, Christoffer Rasmussen, Davide Cali, Henrik Madsen
Building envelope optimization and projected future cooling needs and consumption in residential buildings in egypt
Mohammad Abdollah Fadel Abdollah, Rossano Scoccia, Giulia Filippini, Mario Motta
Experimental tests on the optimal management of all-electric dwellings
Jacopo Vivian, Angelo Zarrella, Giorgio Besagni, Lorenzo Croci
Optimizing price-informed operation of a battery storage system in an office building
Xuechen Lei, Ellen Franconi, Yunyang Ye
Multi-response optimization of a hybrid solar gas heating system based on the response surface method
Mohammed Dhiya-eddine Sarmouk, Abdelatif Merabtine, Hachimi Fellouah, Arezki Smaili
A critical review and cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in the United States: an optimization-based energy performance simulation study
Deva Shree Saini, Tarek Rakha
An Evaluation of the Smart Readiness Indicator proposed for Buildings
Vasiliki Varsami, Esfand Burman
MILP based approach for the preliminary investigation of thermal networks in urban areas
Francesca Belfiore, Tristan Rey, Jessen Page, François Maréchal
Can Archive Film Stores in the global South achieve net zero and reliable Energy?
Elli Nikolaidou, Harrison King, David Coley, David Walsh
Evaluating cost-effective retrofit at the stock level; the case of Orkney Islands
Paraskevi Vatougiou, David P. Jenkins, Peter McCallum
Optimal operation of distributed energy systems - a game theory based approach
Sarah Henn, Sarah Welter, Tanja Osterhage, Dirk Müller
GIS4ENER tool: energy performance calculation based on EPBD standards for EU and abroad
Gema Hernández Moral, Victor Iván Serna González, Francisco Javier Miguel, César Valmaseda Tranque
Predicted energy savings by adopting novel radiant cooling systems in combination with natural ventilation in the tropics
Denon Sheppard, Adam Rysanek, Eric Teitelbaum, Kian Wee Chen, Dorit Aviv, Kipp Bradford, Forrest Meggers
A critical review of the effectiveness of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) framework on campus sustainability
Lauren E. Doocy, Arash Zarmehr, Joseph T. Kider Jr
Global sensitivity analysis of a bottom-up building stock energy model
Sebastian Forthuber, Lukas Kranzl, Andreas Müller
Model predictive control framework for operation of smart sustainable buildings
Himashu Nagpal, Florin Capitanescu, Per Heiselberg
Data-driven estimation of parametric uncertainty of reduced order RC models for building climate control
Anke Uytterhoeven, Ina De Jaeger, Kenneth Bruninx, Dirk Saelens, Lieve Helsen
Demonstration of operation of anti-Legionella controller in test setup
Elisa Van Kenhove, Lien De Backer, Klaas De Jonge, Jelle Laverge
Is your building automation and control system properly designed and installed?
Muhyiddine Jradi
Heat zoning- and district heating simulation tool
Raf De Herdt, Joris Dedecker, Thomas Koch, Pedro Pattijn
Activation of the building thermal mass to store PV surplus energy
Arno Dentel, Christina Betzold
Façade and building layout optimization
Frederik Maertens, Pedro Marques, Nassim Jamali, Wim Boydens
The energy master planning process for districts
Matthias Haase
Case study of an NZEB (renovation) with 7 years measurement data – what can a designer learn from it?
Matthias Haase



Climate change and bioclimatic design



Performance simulation of a hybrid geothermal rain water tank coupled to a building mechanical ventilation system
Jean-Baptiste Bouvenot
Integrated design of refrigerant, heat pump and system components: Process intensification for optimized heat pump systems
Christian Vering, Sebastian Ostlender, Fabian Wuellhorst, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller
Climate change sensitive overheating assessment in dwellings: a case study in Belgium
Ramin Rahif, Abdulrahman Fani, Piotr Kosinski, Shady Attia
Dynamic life cycle assessment of electricity demand of buildings with storage systems – potential for environmental impact mitigation
Jalomi Maayan Tardif, Vasco Medici, Pierryves Padey
The impact of a high-end climate change scenario on the energy consumption of a Flemish office building
Delphine Ramon, Karen Allacker
Building Performance Simulation to support tree planting for cooling need reduction: a machine learning approach
Massimo Palme, Claudio Carrasco, Riccardo Privitera, Daniele La Rosa
Exploring easy-implementable adaptation strategies to climate change scenarios of existing office buildings: a case study in the Swiss context
Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Verena Marie Barthelmes, Cecile Anne Berquand, Dolaana Khovalyg
Impacts of climate change on mechanical ventilative cooling in high-rise buildings
Haohan Sha, Dahai Qi
Development of an urban microclimate model to assess the air temperature field during the summer period
Julie Soriano, Lucie Merlier, Damien David, Frédéric Kuznik, Lionel Soulhac
Simulation of outdoor thermal conditions of sub-urban neighbourhood typology in Ha Tinh, Viet Nam
Dung Ngo Hoang Ngoc, Emilia Motoasca, Alexis Versele, Cuong Pham Hung, Hilde Breesch
Generating future-urban weather files for building performance simulations: case studies in London
Agnese Salvati, Maria Kolokotroni
An integrated approach to quantify the potential local climate mitigation of a district energy network compared to individual air conditioning systems.
G-E Kyriakodis, Emmanuel Bozonnet, Peter Riederer
The effect of climate change on the renovation of social housing
Els Van de moortel, Delphine Ramon, Karen Allacker, Frank De Troyer
Projecting impacts of uncertain climate change on future energy demand
Sandhya Patidar, David Jenkins, Andrew Peacock
Simulations beyond the building, identifying climate adaptation scale jumping potentials to district and city level. Research by design for the city of Monterotondo (Italy)
Maria Beatrice Andreucci, Luciano Cupelloni, Fabrizio Tucci
Life cycle efficiency of solar shading systems: a proof-of-concept
Nazanin Rezaei Oghazi, Thomas Jusselme, Elise Barri, Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Marilyne Andersen
Building thermal simulation-based climate classification of India
Manoj Kumar Sundaram, Nusrat Ali, Rajasekar E
Annual simulation of outdoor thermal comfort with TRNSYS
Marion Hiller, Ata Chokhachian, Christian Frenzel, Pablo Arango, Wolfgang Kessling, Stefan Holst, Thomas Auer
Evaluation of daylighting strategies based on their embodied carbon emissions: a first methodological framework and case study
Nazanin Rezaei Oghazi, Thomas Jusselme, Marilyne Andersen
Adapting French buildings to future climate: Passive design optimisation
Anaïs Machard, Christian Inard, Jean-Marie Alessandrini, Charles Pelé, Jacques Ribéron
Application of solar energy in the development of university buildings energetic sustainability
Eusebio Conceição, João Gomes, Mª Inês Conceição, Mª Manuela Lúcio, Hazim Awbi
A modeling framework for building-integrated biotic Carbon Sequestration (CS) techniques: Towards mitigating climate change
Jayati Chhabra, Tarek Rakha
Assessment of a weather-based climate classification with building energy simulation
Giovanni Pernigotto, Andrea Gasparella, Jan LM Hensen
The impact of climate change on the reliable optimization for energy and economic refurbishment of a residential building in Italy
Amedeo Pezzi, Marco Manzan, Paolo Rosato
Updated climate files in the simulation of residential buildings
Emanuela Giancola, María Nuria Sánchez, Helena López, Jose Antonio Ferrer, María José Jiménez, Silvia Soutullo
Spatio-temporal data analysis for development of microclimate prediction models
Tageui Hong, Yeonsook Heo
Development of the thermal performance index for office building envelope in Asian hot-humid climate zones considering global warming
Sheng-Fen Chang, Weian Chen, Ruey-Lung Hwang, Wen-Mei Shih, Kuo-Tsang Huang
Extreme weather data in building performance simulation
Andrea Gasparella, Drury B. Crawley, Giovanni Pernigotto, Alessandro Prada, Linda K. Lawrie
Predicting solar radiation with Artificial Neural Network based on urban geometrical classification
Anas Lila, Wassim Jabi, Simon Lannon
The feasibility of natural ventilative cooling in an office building in a Flemish urban context and the impact of climate change
Joost Declercq, Delphine Ramon, Fabrice Derny, Karen Allacker
Climate change impact on the future performance of Nearly Zero Energy buildings: A case study base analysis
Mamak Pourabdollahtootkaboni, Giovanna De Luca, Ilaria Ballarini, Vincenzo Corrado
Modeling the impact of Climate Change on Future Heating Demand in Different Types of Buildings in the Belgian residential building stock
Essam Elnagar, Sébastien Doutreloup, Vincent Lemort
A bootstrap method to investigate the variability of overheating risk against the future climate uncertainty in dwellings
Cheng Cui, Rokia Raslan, Ivan Korolija
Evaluating and improving outdoor thermal comfort using surrogate modeling and optimization techniques
Elizabeth Young, Caitlin Mueller, Christoph F. Reinhart
Solutions for efficient and environmental friendly cooling of data centers
Andrea Rocchetti, Luca Socci, Giovanni Pierazzuoli
Urban heat islands in future climate scenarios
Violeta Lialios-Bouwman, J. Alstan Jakubiec
Discrepancies in dynamic daylight simulations in the tropic associated with the differences between measured and weather files solar radiation
Lucas. Arango Diaz, Elizabeth Parra Correa, Alejandra Puerta Suárez, Jorge Hernán Salazar Trujillo
Analysis of multiple building overheating assessment metrics for long-term indoor thermal patterns in 12 Canadian cities
Chang Shu, Abhishek Gaur, Lili Ji, Abdelaziz Laouadi, Michael Lacasse, Liangzhu Wang
Building performance simulation as a guide to design decision making: an analysis of architecture students’ design process.
Larissa Pereira de Souza, Roberto Lamberts, Carlos Eduardo Verzola Vaz
Dynamic thermal performance of structurally optimized concrete floor slabs
Eduardo Gascon Alvarez, Caitlin T. Mueller, Leslie K. Norford
Simulation and visualization framework for selecting appropriate urban-scale climate mitigation and adaptation strategies
Justin McCarty, Adam Rysanek
Physiological modeling of thermal responses of the elderly under heat-stressful conditions
Lili Ji, Abdelaziz Laouadi, Chang Shu, Abhishek Gaur, Michael Lacasse, Liangzhu Wang
Simulation of the local urban climate and its mitigation during heat waves
Dominique Derome, Aytaç Kubilay, Dominik Strebel, Andreas Rubin, Jan Carmeliet
Urban climate simulation: coupling of mesoscale meteorological model with building-resolved neighborhood CFD simulation
Jan Carmeliet, Aytaç Kubilay, Dominik Strebel, Dominique Derome
Development of a new decision tool for Sustainable COOLing Systems (CORNET SCOOLS)
Jeroen Van der Veken, Margot De Pauw



Ensuring high quality building simulations



Using a large floorplan dataset to study the impact of simulation zoning simplifications
Aurelien Bres
Consistency in early simulation inputs with statistical analyses of historical models: Reducing the impact of mental models and simulation settings
Nanna Dyrup Svane, Torben Østergård, Rasmus Lund Jensen
A practical approach for modelling PV off-grid systems in EnergyPlus using post-processing of data to identify black out days
Valentina Tomat, Alfonso P. Ramallo-González, Antonio F. Skarmeta-Gómez
Natural ventilation simulation for application to environmental planning in early design stage
Nozomu Ota, Sei Ito
Heat and moisture transport through a living wall system designated for greywater treatment
Hayder Alsaad, Conrad Voelker
Application of MyBEM, a BIM to BEM platform, to a building renovation concept with solar harvesting technologies
Mathias Bouquerel, Kevin Ruben Deutz, Benoît Charrier, Thierry Duforestel, Mickael Rousset, Bart Erich, Gerrit-Jan van Riessen, Thomas Braun
Modeling and simulation of district heating and cooling systems using CityBES
Han Li, Tianzhen Hong, Wanni Zhang
Automatic generation of second level space boundary geometry from IFC models
Eric Fichter, Veronika Richter, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
Identifying grey-box models from archetypes of apartment block buildings
Marius Eide Bagle, Philip Maree, Harald Taxt Walnum, Igor Sartori
Wind-driven air flow modelling in Modelica: verification and implementation in the IDEAS library
Klaas De Jonge, Filip Jorissen, Lieve Helsen, Jelle Laverge
Simulating thermal resilience of buildings and their influence by urban microclimate using EnergyPlus
Xuan Luo, Tianzhen Hong, Kaiyu Sun
GIS-based multi-scale residential building energy modeling using a data-driven approach
Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Mark Bohacek, Karl Purcell, Cathal Hoare, James O'Donnell
Assessing the effect of network order on epistemic uncertainty quantification for reduced-order grey-box energy models
Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Usman Ali, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell
On the reliability of room acoustics simulation models: A case study of multi-purpose performance halls
Edita Vinca, Helene Teufl, Josef Lechleitner, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Collecting data for urban building energy modelling by remote sensing and machine learning
Philip Gorzalka, Oana M. Garbasevschi, Jacob Estevam Schmiedt, Ariane Droin, Magdalena Linkiewicz, Michael Wurm, Bernhard Hoffschmidt
Investigation of the temperature-dependent conductivity towards improving energy performance of buildings
Anna Wieprzkowicz, Dariusz Heim
Comparison of different clustering approaches on different databases of smart meter data
Martina Ferrando, Debora Nozza, Tianzhen Hong, Francesco Causone
Optical and calorimetric product data in Building Information Modelling
Christoph Maurer, Simon Wacker, Bruno Bueno, Jacob C Jonsson, Hervé Lamy, David Bush , Meiling Shi, Wendelin Sprenger, Robin Mitchell, Helen Rose Wilson, Dragan C. Curcija, Tilmann E. Kuhn
Integrating thermal, energy, lighting, and acoustics in building design approach: Lesson learned from students assignments
Rizki A. Mangkuto, Anugrah Sabdono Sudarsono, R.S. Joko Sarwono
Proposed integration of utilities in the Energy ADE 2.0
Maximilian Schildt, Christian Behm, Avichal Malhotra, Sebastian Weck-Ponten, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
Improving the Reliability of theoretical approaches for hygrothermal characterization and modeling of building envelopes
Imane Oubrahim, Thierry Duforestel, Rafik Belarbi
Easy-to-implement simulation strategies for annual glare risk assessment based on the European Daylighting Standard EN 17037
Bruno Bueno, Abel Sepúlveda, Christoph Maurer, Simon Wacker, Taoning Wang, Tilmann E. Kuhn, Helen R. Wilson
Evaluating the impact of neighbouring structures on a high-rise residential block’s performance
Weijie Xu, Carlos Jimenez-Bescos, John Kaiser Calautit
Influence of internal control simplifications in heat pump system modelling for energy flexibility evaluations
Maarten Evens, Alessia Arteconi
Evaluating the Performance of different Window Opening Styles for single-sided buoyancy-driven natural Ventilation using CFD Simulations
Akshit Gupta, Annamaria Belleri, Francesco Babich
Summer passive strategies assessment based on calibrated building model using on site measurement data
Obaidullah Yaqubi, Auline Rodler, Sihem Guernouti, Marjorie Musy
Simulation of outdoor thermal comfort: a tweak with energyplus
Edouard Walther, Carla Delmarre, Séverine Huet
BIM2SIM - Development of semi-automated methods for the generation of simulation models using Building Information Modeling
David Jansen, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller, Eric Fichter, Veronika Richter, Andre Barz, Jesse Brunkhorst, Mike Dahncke, Pooyan Jahangiri, Christian Warnecke, Philipp Mehrfeld, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck, Bruno Lüdemann
A spectral model for longwave radiant heat transfer: influence of new generation polymers in BES
Edouard Walther, Antoine Hubert
Spatial distribution of thermal comfort: a case study in Paris' station
Edouard Walther, Mateusz Bogdan, Fanny Peyre, Christian Inard
A machine-learning framework for daylight and visual comfort assessment in early design stages
Hanieh Nourkojouri, Zahra Sadat Zomorodian, Mohammad Tahsildoost, Zohreh Shaghaghian
Disaggregation of digital meter data for synthetic load profile generation
Toon Bogaerts, Stef Jacobs, Sara Ghane, Freek Van Riet, Wim Casteels, Siegfried Mercelis, Ivan Verhaert, Peter Hellinckx
Reducing heat island effect: a mathematical model of green roof design
Jing Hong, Dennis Michael Utzinger
Passive envelope design optimization of residential buildings using NSGA-II in different Algerian climatic zones
Samir Semahi, Noureddine Zemmouri, Mohamed Hamdy, Shady Attia
Data-driven statistical modelling of real energy use in modern Flemish single-family houses: a feasibility study
Matthias Yvan C. Van Hove, Mieke Deurinck, Wim Lameire, Jelle Laverge, Arnold Janssens, M. Delghust
Uncertainty analysis of building energy analysis based on replicated Latin Hypercube sampling
Wei Tian, Miaorou Jin, Pieter de Wilde, Xing Fu, Guangchen Li
CNN-based quick energy prediction model using image analysis for shape information
Manav Mahan Singh, Philipp Geyer
Developing a test framework for assessing building thermal resilience
Shabnam Homaei, Mohamed Hamdy
Developments in simulation and evaluation of large-scale hot water tanks and pits in renewables-based district heating
Abdulrahman Dahash, Fabian Ochs, Alice Tosatto
Machine learning-based framework to predict single and multiple daylighting simulation outputs using neural networks
Rania Labib
Tree shading factor as input for thermal model through hemispherical photography
Suyashi Srivastava, Swati Puchalapalli, Dr. Marshal Maskarenj
ASHRAE Standard 205P: Progress towards representation of performance data for HVAC&R equipment
Neal Kruis, Timothy McDowell, Charles S. Barnaby, Tanaya Mankad
Impact of modelling thermal phenomena in a high-density controlled environment agriculture (CEA-HD) space
Marie-Hélène Talbot, Danielle Monfet, Timothé Lalonde, Didier Haillot
Initial validation of the one-diode photovoltaic model for the flexible panels
Dominika Knera, Dariusz Heim, Michal Krempski-Smejda
Development of the City of London thermal comfort guidelines
Ryan Danks, Ruth Shilston, Ozkan Ender, Jayyaratnam Krishan
Coupling of neural models for predicting indoor temperatures and heating loads in buildings
Benoit Delcroix, Simon Sansregret, Michaël Fournier, Ahmed Daoud
Optimal control of TABS using internal heat load prediction
Fumiaki Deguchi, Yasuyuki Shiraishi
Effectiveness of cloud cover on solar radiation prediction using artificial neural network algorithm
Hany Gaballa, Soolyeon Cho
Development of energy use benchmark data with respect to locations, housing types, gross area and construction year from household energy standing survey in Korea
Na Hyeon Lee, Dong Hyun Seo
Cooling Demand Reduction Approaches in a Nearly Zero Energy Building for Future City District in Central-Sweden
Sana Sayadi, Abolfazl Hayati, Jan Akander, Mathias Cehlin
Beyond normal: Guidelines on how to identify suitable model input distributions for building performance analysis
Giorgos Petrou, Anna Mavrogianni, Phil Symonds, Mike Davies
Modelling naturally ventilated double skin facade in Modelica
Alessandro Dama, Jaime Varas del Ser, Ettore Zanetti, Francesco Casella, Olena Kalyanova Larsen
Design optimization of dense urban neighbourhood with computational simulation and genetic algorithm for improving outdoor thermal environment
Tongping Hao, Jianxiang Huang, Phil Jones
Gh-urban: a Grasshopper plugin for employing CityGML data in dynamical building simulations and the utilization of energy Application Domain Extension
Farzan Banihashemi, Hari Krishna Gadi, Hannes Harter, Werner Lang
Design optioneering for the definition of technological solution of envelope using BIM
Frida Bazzocchi, Neri Banti, Carlo Biagini, Cecilia Ciacci, Vincenzo Di Naso
A methodology for generating a synthetic local urban climate weather profile for building energy simulations in hot arid areas
Mohamed elnabawi Mahgoub, Neveen Hamza
Albedo impact on the microclimate of courtyards, potential implications on the UHI. A case study in Seville, Spain.
Sebastian Alzate-Gaviria, Victoria Patricia Lopez-Cabeza, Eduardo Diz-Mellado, Carlos Rivera-Gomez, Carmen Galan-Marin
New Standard 140 test suite: weather drivers
Timothy P McDowell, Ralph T Muehleisen
Semantic web ontologies for buildings objects and their performance data
Eleanna Panagoulia, Zachary Lancaster, Tarek Rakha
Update of ASHRAE Standard 140/BESTEST thermal fabric test cases
Zhou Xin, Joel Neymark, Ronald Judkoff, Michael Kummert, Ralph Muehleisen, John Allison, J. An, J. Glazer, R. Henninger, M. Hiller , Y. Jiang , A. Johannsen , N. Kruis, T. McDowell, E. Ono , P. Strachan, M. Witte, D. Yan, H. Yoshida
Data-driven calibration of joint building and HVAC dynamic models using scalable Bayesian optimization
Ankush Chakrabarty, Emilio Maddalena, Hongtao Qiao, Christopher Laughman
Peak extraction in daylight simulations using BSDF data
David Geisler-Moroder, Gregory J. Ward, Taoning Wang, Eleanor S. Lee
Modelling solar shadings with metallic slats for optimal daylighting. What parameters should we focus on?
Bertrand Deroisy, Marshal Maskarenj, Sergio Altomonte
Integration of probabilistic methods and parametric tools for performance-based building design decision making
Fatemeh Shahsavari, Wei Yan
Pyrano – A Python package for LiDAR-based solar irradiance simulations
Ádám Bognár, Roel C.G.M. Loonen, Jan L.M. Hensen
Impact of multiple urban microclimates in building performance. A simulation approach to support climate-resilient building design.
Jesus Lizana, Eduardo Diz-Mellado, Victoria Patricia Lopez-Cabeza, Carlos Rivera-Gomez, Carmen Galan-Marin
Towards the integration of energy performance certificates (EPC) and simplified building performance simulations using machine learning: initial findings
Roberto Boghetti, Roberto Rugani, Marco Picco, Giacomo Salvadori, Marco Marengo, Fabio Fantozzi
A machine-learning framework for acoustic design assessment in early design stages
Reyhane Abarghooie, ZahraSadat Zomorodian, Mohammad Tahsildoost, Zohreh Shaghaghian
Evaluating different metrics for inter-model comparison of urban-scale building energy simulation time series
Hicham Johra, Michael Mans, Konstantin Filonenko, Ina De Jaeger, Dirk Saelens, Torben Tvedebrink
Energy prediction impact of the Space Level Occupancy schedule for a Primary School
Yingli Lou, Yunyang Ye, Wangda Zuo, Jian Zhang
Control logic and parameters in a VAV system considering unevenly distributed internal loads and damper characteristics
Akari Nomura, Shin Yamamoto, Shohei Miyata, Yasunori Akashi, Masashi Momota, Takao Sawachi
Definition and validation of a thermal zone model in Modelica language with Holzkirchen Twin Houses experiment
Rossella Alesci, Ettore Zanetti, Rossano Scoccia, Alberto Leva, Mario Motta
ThRend: a ray tracing module for infrared rendering of urban scenes
Jose Pedro Aguerre, Eduardo Fernández
Integration of raytracing and CFD simulations to assess the impact of UVGI technology on the control of aerosol transmission in an occupied room
Miaomiao Hou, Jihun Kim, Jovan Pantelic, Dorit Aviv
A Python library for Radiance matrix-based simulation control and EnergyPlus integration
Taoning Wang, Greg Ward, Eleanor S. Lee
Impact of ELA calibration methods on building energy model fidelity
Mohanned M Althobaiti, Godfried L Augenbroe
Numerical prediction of dew condensation in EAHE system in summer
Kazuma Hirata, Kento Tomoda, Yasuyuki Shiraishi
Development of Gray-box modeling technique for HVAC&R systems with automatic calibration process
Hyemi Kim, Sumiyoshi Daisuke, Youngjin Choi
Energy flexibility quantification with integrated heat pump, floor heating system, and thermal storage in a school building
Navid Morovat, José Agustín Candanedo, Andreas K Athienitis
Functional mock-up unit based generic threat injection framework for energy efficient and resilient buildings
Yangyang Fu, Xing Lu, Zheng O'Neill
Modelling of transparent PV windows with Complex Fenestration Systems in TRNSYS
Joaquim Romaní, Marion Hiller, Jaume Salom
Selection of input variables for covering materials through sensitivity analysis based on greenhouse energy demands
Jabin Goo, Hakjong Shin, Jeonga Kang, Sunhye Mun, Younghoon Kwak
CityFFD/CityBEM – Modeling Urban Microclimate, Thermal, and Energy Performances
Mohammad Mortezazadeh, Senwen Yang, Jiwei Zou, Ali Katal, Sylvie Leroyer, Wang Leon
Quality check of openBIM input data for thermal building simulation based on mvdXML
Andreas Geiger, Karl-Heinz Häfele, Veit Hagenmeyer
Development of test procedure for the evaluation of building energy simulation tools - phase III addition of subsystem test toward systematic diagnostics for HVAC system simulation-
Sei Ito, Eikichi Ono, Harunori Yoshida, Hiromasa Yamaguchi, Eisuke Togashi, Kazuki Yajima, Hiroshi Ninomiya, Koichi Shinagawa
Design and test of reduced grey-box models adapted to office buildings
Thibault Péan, Soledad Ibañez Iralde, Jordi Pascual, Jaume Salom
Integrating energy systems into building design with Hive: Features, user survey and comparison with Ladybug and Honeybee tools
Christoph Waibel, Daren Thomas, Amr Elesawy, Illias Hischier, Linus Walker, Arno Schlueter
Analysis of the thermal inertia in historic buildings and related effects for retrofit strategies applied to urban energy modeling
Laura Carnieletto, Enrico Prataviera, Giuseppe Emmi, Michele De Carli, Angelo Zarrella
Spectral and biological simulation methods for the design of healthy circadian lighting
J. Alstan Jakubiec, Athina Alight
Statistical methodologies for verification of building energy performance simulation
Amin Nouri, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
The Influence of Dwelling Energy Efficiency on the Sensitivity of Inputs to a Steady-state Energy Model
Benjamin Halls, Steven Firth, Kevin Lomas
Optimal control of TABS by Sparse MPC
Yasuyuki Shiraishi, Masaaki Nagahara, Dirk Saelens
Perspectives of building simulation in Brazil: Brazilian building simulation market landscape and the applicability of ASHRAE standard 209
Alberto Hernandez Neto, Juliana Pellegrini Lemos Trigo, Mônica Pereira Marcondes Cavaleri, Ana Paula de Almeida Rocha, Maíra André
Real-time light simulation methodology for expedited comparison and optimization studies through agent-based photon modeling
Vishal Vaidhyanathan, Jichen Wang
Determination of household area and number of occupants for residential buildings based on census data and 3D CityGML building models for entire municipalities in Germany
Sally Köhler, Matthias Betz, Keyu Bao, Verena Weiler, Bastian Schröter
Validation of spectral simulation tools for the prediction of indoor daylight exposure
Clotilde Pierson, Mariëlle Aarts, Marilyne Andersen
Dynamic modelling and comparison between transient step response of capacitive hygrometers and chilled mirrors for delay compensation
Ettore Zanetti, Rossano Scoccia, Marcello Aprile, Mario Motta
Cross-over analysis of building-stock modelling approaches for bottom-up engineering model
Usama Bin Perwez, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Whole building validation for simulation programs including synthetic users and heating systems: experiment and results
Matthias Kersken, Paul Strachan
A convolutional neural network for the hygrothermal assessment of timber frame walls
Astrid Tijskens, Staf Roels, Hans Janssen
Evaluation of existing infiltration models used in building energy simulation
Yeonjin Bae, Jaewan Joe, Seungjae Lee, Piljae Im, Lisa C. Ng
Data-driven transfer function modelling of building dynamics using a frequency domain approach
Sophie Bernard, Valery Ann Jacobs, Bert Belmans, Arjen Mentens, Filip Descamps, John Lataire
Solar Load modelling in OpenFOAM for indoor HVAC applications
Shadab Mohammed, Sadashiv Khadilkar, Unnati Jadhav, Sandip Jadhav
Lumped-capacitance models to evaluate the urban cooling energy consumptions: analysis on a case-study district in the University of Padua.
Enrico Prataviera, Pierdonato Romano, Laura Carnieletto, Jacopo Vivian, Angelo Zarrella
Using a surrogate model to analyze the impact of geometry on energy efficiency of buildings.
Bhumika Bhatta, Ralph Evins, Paul Westermann
Impact of the Hygrothermal Dynamic Modelling of Opaque Walls on the Energy Performance of Buildings in the Mediterranean Climate
Piero Bevilacqua, Roberto Bruno, Natalia Shushunova, Stefania Perrella, Daniela Cirone, Natale Arcuri
Development of a metamodel to assess building thermal performance for naturally ventilated residential buildings
Rodolfo Kirch Veiga, Letícia Gabriela Eli, Amanda Fraga Krelling, Marcelo Salles Olinger, Ana Paula Melo, Roberto Lamberts
An inquiry into the accuracy of the energy model calibration process
Ipek Yilmaz, Burak Gunay, Guy Newsham, Adam Wills
Methodology to Evaluate the Room ADPI through CFD Simulation
Chirag Shah, Praveen Kumar, Rohit Chavan, Sandip Jadhav
Optimal energy system sizing with independent load and weather time series.
François Lédée, Gaëlle Faure, Curran Crawford, Ralph Evins
Uncertainty analysis of life cycle assessment input parameters on city quarter level
Hannes Harter, Bruno Willenborg, Patricia Schneider-Marin, Farzan Banihashemi, Michael Vollmer, Daniel Kierdorf, Werner Lang
Comparative thermal performance analysis of a shaded and non-shaded Double Skin Façade in hot arid areas.
Yomna Saad Elghazi, Neveen Hamza, Martyn Dade-Robertson
Transfer learning based inverse modeling to identify unknown building properties
Yun-Dam Ko, Cheol-Soo Park
Embedded single-board controller for Double Skin Facade : a co-simulation virtual test bed
Giovanni Gennaro, Francesco Goia, Giuseppe De Michele, Marco Perino, Fabio Favoino
Exploring the possibility of calibrating a whole-building model from the short-term monitoring of selected reference rooms
Ilaria Pittana, Riccardo Albertin, Alessandro Prada, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella
An optimization of the switching temperature for an energy system with a double-source heat pump
Sara Bordignon, Giuseppe Emmi, Marco Rossi, Michele De Carli, Angelo Zarrella
A low-order semi-physical borefield model for optimal control applications
Iago Cupeiro Figueroa, Lieve Helsen
Metrics for evaluating envelope performance in next generation energy codes
Rasoul Asaee, Adam Wills, Alex Ferguson
A knowledge-based framework for building model performance verification
Yan Chen, Jeremy Lerond, Xuechen Lei, Michael Rosenberg, Draguna Vrabie
Besos: a python library that links energyplus with energy hub, optimization and machine learning tools.
Theodor Victor Christiaanse, Paul Westermann, Will Beckett, Gaelle Faure, Ralph Evins
Solar radiation nowcasting through advanced CNN model integrated with ResNet structure
Lei Chen, Yangluxi Li, Hu Du, Yukun Lai
Radiant spectral energy for simulation in the built environment
Joseph Del Rocco, Joseph T. Kider Jr.
SimQuality - A novel test suite for dynamic building energy simulation tools
Andreas Nicolai, Stephan Hirth, Madjid Madjidi
FMI Co-Simulation between 2D/3D component models and HVAC/control models
Andreas Nicolai, Andreas Söhnchen
Dimensionality reduction for calibration of dynamic building simulation models
Aurelien Bres
Evaluation of different refurbishment or improvement strategies to reduce the environmental impact of University campuses
Iñigo León, Xabat Oregi, Cristina Marieta, Alba Juncal Arias, Lara Mabe
A framework to evaluate the reliability of energy performance assessment methods using buildings databases, application to the French Residential Energy Performance Certificate
Nicolas Bernard Jean Bourbon, Thomas Recht, Rofaïda Lahrech, Mora Laurent
Multi-criteria robustness assessment of a sequential whole-building design optimization
Riccardo Talami, Jonathan Wright, Bianca Howard
3D drone-based time-lapse thermography: a case study of roof vulnerability characterization using photogrammetry and performance simulation implications
Tarek Rakha, Yasser El Masri, Kaiwen Chen, Pieter De Wilde
Evaluation of energy and indoor environmental performance of mechanical ventilation systems under different climatic conditions
Dragos-Ioan Bogatu, Ongun Berk Kazanci, Charalampos Angelopoulos, Daniel Coakley, Bjarne W. Olesen
Deteriorate: a model to simulate envelope r-value fluctuations in natural porous insulation
Yasser El Masri, Tarek Sherif, Tarek Rakha
Evolving building testing regimes to deliver additional performance metrics and support model calibration.
Jon William Hand, Lori Barbara McElroy, Colin Sinclair
A parametric analysis of the impact of thermophysical, geometry and urban context features on the energy demand of a simplified building shoebox model
Federico Battini, Giovanni Pernigotto, Andrea Gasparella
Interoperability between BIM and building energy modelling – a case study
Francesco Asdrubali, Manuel Manzo, Gianluca Grazieschi
Reducing the energy performance gap on building stock level using actual energy data
Paula van den Brom, Laure Itard
Where HVAC models fail - a conceptual framework for extending effective HVAC modelling into early concept design of net zero buildings
David Rulff, Theodor Victor Christiaanse, Ralph Evins
A new method for comparing long-term thermal conditions in buildings
Shide Salimi, Holly Samuelson, Esteban Estrella Guillén
A sensitivity analysis to investigate urban heat island impact on building energy consumption
Sedigheh Ghiasi, Ulrike Passe, Yuyu Zhou, Janette Thompson
Intelligent building envelopes energy evaluation: an integration of double-skin facades with earth-tubes
Payman Sadeghi
Evaluation of smart community energy performance using bottom-up energy simulation model
Ayumu Sawamura, Monica I.C. Gondokusuma, Yuki Kitagawa, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Deep reinforcement learning-based optimal building energy management strategies with photovoltaic systems
Minjeong Sim, Geonkyo Hong, Dongjun Suh
Automatic IFC data enrichment with space geometries for Building Energy Performance Simulations
Georgios Nektarios Lilis, Kyriakos Katsigarakis, Dimitrios Rovas
Uncertainty analysis of hardware in loop setup for testing building technologies: A case study
Prasaant Balasundaram, Benoit Delinchant, Stephane Ploix, Cristian Muresan
Data-driven prediction of flow parameters in a ventilated cavity using high-fidelity CFD simulations
Nina Morozova, Fransesc Xavier Trias Miquel, Roser Capdevila Paramio, Asensio Oliva Llena
Towards more efficient modeling and simulation of Large-scale Thermal Energy Storages in future Local and District Energy Systems
Michael Reisenbichler, Keith O'Donovan, Carles Ribas Tugores, Wim van Helden, Franz Wotawa
Derivation of high-resolution local thermal conditions from satellite-based data
Pelin Firat Ors, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Interaction effects between building- and multi-energy systems design variables
Adam Bufacchi, Georgios Mavromatidis, Arno Schlüter, Christoph Waibel
Measurement of the building envelope thermal performance in collective housings
Lorena de Carvalho Araujo, Simon Thébault, Laurent Mora, Thomas Recht
Modeling district heating and cooling systems with URBANopt, GeoJSON to Modelica Translator, and the Modelica Buildings Library
Nicholas Long, Antoine Gautier, Hagar Elarga, Amy Allen, Ted Summer, Lauren Klun, Nathan Moore, Michael Wetter
A comparison of performance of three variance-based sensitivity analysis methods on an urban-scale building energy model
Pamela Jane Fennell, Ivan Korolija, Paul Ruyssevelt
Challenges and Lessons Learned in Applying Sensitivity Analysis to Building Stock Energy Models
Pamela Jane Fennell, Matthias Van Hove, Lia Weinberg, George J. Bennett, Marc Delghust, Sebastian Forthuber, Martin Jakob, Érika Mata, Claudio Nägeli, Janet L Reyna, Giacomo Catenazzi
Thermal bridges numerical study in building retrofitting and ground model coupling with Whole building energy software “EnergyPlus”
Ali El Saied, Chadi Maalouf, Timea Bejat, Etienne Wurtz
CFD modelling of contaminant control in designing ventilation system for an airborne infection isolation room (AIIR)
Aaditya Ruiker, Shadab Mohammed, Rohit Chavan, Praveen Kumar, Sandip Jadhav
Application of a long-term MPC formulation to hybrid GEOTABS buildings
Iago Cupeiro Figueroa, Lieve Helsen
Developing an archetype building stock model for new cities in Egypt
Fady Abdelaziz, Rokia Raslan, Phil Symonds
The effect of the external driving forces modelling on the calculated building energy need through the use of dynamic simulation
Giovanna De Luca, Franz Giorgio Maria Bianco Mauthe Degerfeld, Ilaria Ballarini, Vincenzo Corrado
Short-term forecasting of building energy consumption with deep generative learning
Yichuan X. Ma
Meta-modelling of operation schedules of commercial buildings based on measured electricity demand data
Yohei Yamaguchi, Fumiya Enokihara, Yoshiyuki Shimoda
Uncertainty in daylight simulations of algorithmically generated complex shading screens
Luis Santos, Inês Caetano, António Leitão, Inês Pereira
Development and validation of radiation-coupled multimodal heat flux boundary condition for incompressible buoyant internal flows in OpenFOAM
Jake Haskell, Mike Jäger, Pia Riedel, Jerell Gill, Paul Lynch, Steven Downie, Talbot Kingsbury
Faster computation of g-functions used for modeling of ground heat exchangers with reduced memory consumption
Jeffrey Spitler, Jack Cook
A framework for integrating high-resolution trees in urban energy use models
Diba Malekpour Koupaei, Ulrike Passe, Janette Thompson
A parametric combined design and simulation tool for the optimisation of domestic hot water systems in residential care centres
Martijn Holvoet, Elisa Van Kenhove, Klaas De Jonge, Lien De Backer, Wim Boydens, Jelle Laverge
Carbon-cost efficient retrofit of passive and active systems in residential buildings using genetic algorithm
Negar Mohtashami, Rita Streblow, Linda Hildebrand, Dirk Müller
Global sensitivity analysis for large scale building energy models: importance of building stock size and convergence
Matthias Yvan C. Van Hove, Marc Delghust, Jelle Laverge
Open-source photovoltaic model for early building planning processes: Modeling, application and validation
Laura Maier, Michael Kratz, Christian Vering, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller



Historical and heritage buildings



Simulation-based Optimization of thermal Comfort in a heritage Manor House
Torsten Schwan, Rene Unger
A hybrid measurement-simulation approach to determine the reflectance map of a historic tapestry
John Mardaljevic, Eleonora Brembilla, Stephen Cannon-Brookes, Nigel Blades
Simulation of Heritage Buildings: The Duke of Bedford’s Cottages in West Devon
Jack Morewood, Pieter de Wilde
Numerical and experimental evaluation of a granular PCM-enhanced plaster for historic building application
Eleonora Baccega, Michele Bottarelli
Estimation of the thermal properties using modal identification method and optimal experiment design applied to historical building walls
Benjamin Kadoch, Julien Berger
Demonstration project ‘De Schipjes’: a zero-fossil-fuel energy concept in the historic city center of Bruges
Jelger Jansen, Frederik Maertens, Wim Boydens, Lieve Helsen



Improving indoor environmental quality



Numerical study on the performance of the temperature-controlled airflow ventilation system during the movement of a patient from the operating room to the MRI room
Parastoo Sadeghian, Henrik Skredsvik, Marco Baroni, Cong Wang, Sasan Sadrizadeh
Performance evaluation of passive hygrothermal control for houses using a thermodynamic HAM model
Haksung Lee, Akihito Ozaki
Offerings and challenges of demand response ventilation under covid-19 scenarios
Jingchun Shen, Xingxing Zhang, Patrick Boyle, Jonn Are Myhren
Comparison of overheating risk in nearly zero energy dwelling based on three different overheating calculation methods
Shady Attia, Ramin Rahif, Abdulrahman Fani, Mohamed Amer
Hygrothermal modeling of green roof made with substrate and drainage layers of coarse recycled materials
Mostafa Kazemi, Luc Courard, Shady Attia
Computational assessment of occupant-centric radiant cooling solutions
Helene Teufl, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Data imputation with a diagnostic purpose in building: Application to an office setting
Houda Najeh, Stéphane Ploix
Numerical investigation of a novel diffuse wall ventilation: thermal comfort and cross-infection control effectiveness
Chen Zhang, Gaute Larsen Tveit, Truls Ramstad, Peter V. Nielsen, Rasmus Lund Jensen
The impact of using the application of a CNN-based approach for equipment usage detection on building energy
Shuangyu Wei, Paige Wenbin Tien, Yupeng Wu, John Kaiser Calautit
Airflow optimization for thermal comfort and energy efficiency for room air conditioners
Ryuta Tanaka, Saleh Nabi, Mio Nonaka
A gap-filling method for room temperature data based on autoencoder neural networks
Antonio Liguori, Romana Markovic, Jérôme Frisch, Andreas Wagner, Francesco Causone, Christoph van Treeck
The impact of glazing on thermal performance of a hotel building in Zagreb, Croatia: An early based design
Rudina Belba, Sokol Dervishi, Ina Osmani
Optimization workflow for the design of efficient shading control strategies
Abel Sepúlveda, Francesco De Luca, Jarek Kurnitski
Integrated analysis of daylight and solar access building requirements and performance in urban environments in Estonia
Francesco De Luca, Abel Sepúlveda
A computational approach for checking compliance with European view and sunlight exposure criteria
Eleonora Brembilla, Shervin Azadi, Pirouz Nourian
Developing thermal comfort maps for naturally ventilated spaces
Vardan Soi, Swati Puchalapalli, Rashmin M. Damle
Investigation of the resiliency of passive and natural cooling solutions through uncertainty analysis in a NZEB residential building in Denmark
Attila Kopányi, Karolina Poczobutt, Lajos Ádám Pallagi
Machine learning techniques for the daylight and electric lighting performance predictions
Chantal Basurto, Oliver Paul, Jérôme H. Kämpf
Defining the life-cycle energy implications of informal settlement redevelopment
Alex Nutkiewicz, Rishee K Jain
Assessing the Impact of Outdoor Air Pollution on Natural Ventilation Potential of Informal Settlements in India
Kopal Nihar, Alex Nutkiewicz, Rishee K. Jain
Optimizing VAV Terminal Box Minimum Positions using Dynamic Simulations to Improve Energy and Ventilation Performance
Kevin Cant, Ralph Evins
Heat balance analysis of an office building with fully glazed façade in tropical and temperate climates in Brazil
Mônica Martins Pinto, Fernando Simon Westphal
Multi-objective optimisation of Indian Jaali fenestration system for visual, thermal and perceptual performance using computational methods
Afshan Rehman, Amulya Surapaneni
Evaluating the use of photobiology-driven alertness and health measures for circadian lighting design
Athina Ji-Hae Alight, J. Alstan Jakubiec
Fine-grained measurement of the indoor built environment with robotic vacuum cleaners
Joseph McLaughlin, Michal Young, Siobhan Rockcastle
Multi-objective optimization of a simplified "Jaali" screen for daylight performance
Sanyogita Manu, Adam Rysanek
Pre-processing behavioral data and Model Calibration in a Passive House
Jeonga Kang, Sun-Hye Mun, Jabin Goo, Younghoon Kwak, Jung-Ho Huh
Investigating the relationship between interpretability and performance for optimal rule-based control
Eikichi Ono, Kuniaki Mihara, Takamasa Hasama, Yuichi Takemasa, Bertrand Lasternas, Adrian Chong
Spatial evaluation of potential saturation and contrast effects of discomfort glare in an open-plan office
Geraldine Quek, Stephen Wasilewski, Jan Wienold, Marilyne Andersen
Impact of building thermal inertia in different climates using energy dynamic simulation through a simplified description model
Roberto Rugani, Marco Bigazzi, Fabio Fantozzi, Marco Marengo, Marco Picco, Giacomo Salvadori
Impact of 2-zone recirculation on IAQ and energy performance of a demand controlled MEV system
Ivan Pollet, Bavo De Maré, Steven Delrue, Frederik Losfeld, Jelle Laverge, Samuel Caillou
Selection of melting-peak temperature of phase-change materials: influence of the building parameters
Gilles Baudoin, Geoffrey van Moeseke
Building performance simulation supporting typical design activities: the case of ‘Organising 2D layout'
Steffen Petersen, Mike Steen Kingo Danielsen, Pernille Klavsen
Indoor environmental quality survey in Research Facility: a Floor-By-Floor Analysis
Jong-Won Lee, Deuk-Woo Kim, Seung-Eon Lee
Implementation of an innovative hybrid low-energy cooling strategy controlled with a fuzzy logic algorithm in a dwelling: numerical and experimental approaches
Aurélie Foucquier, Simon Bal-Fontaine, Ophélie Ouvrier-Bonnaz, Etienne Wurtz
Simulating the impact of ventilation on COVID-19 infection probability from aerosol transmission in enclosed spaces
Olivia Nile Sobek, Parag Rastogi, John Allison, Graeme Jephson, Chris Pyke, Alan Wegienka
Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) assessment using laser-assisted data acquisition (LADA) of building geometry
Simon Wyke, Lasse Rohde, Rasmus Lund Jensen
The impact of light distribution and furniture layout on meeting light exposure objectives in an office - a simulation case study
Megan Danell, Steffen Hartmeyer, Lisa Petterson, Robert Davis, Marilyne Andersen
Towards safer work environments during the COVID-19 crisis: A Study of different floor plan layouts and ventilation strategies coupling open foam and airborne pathogen data for actionable, simulation-based feedback in design
Zoe De Simone, Patrick Kastner, Timur Dogan
Effect of selected passive cooling measures on overheating in residential buildings in Canada
Michal Bartko, Abdelaziz Laouadi, Michael Lacasse
Assessing the current and future risk of overheating in London’s care homes: The effect of passive ventilation
Ioanna Tsoulou, Nishesh Jain, Eleni Oikonomou, Giorgos Petrou, Alastair Howard, Rajat Gupta, Anna Mavrogianni, Ai Milojevic, Paul Wilkinson, Michael Davies
Approaches toward multi-aspect indoor-environmental performance indicators
Ardeshir Mahdavi, Christiane Berger
Application of coupling of the human and clothing thermal system and computational fluids dynamics in the evaluation of energy and comfort in occupied spaces
Eusebio Conceição, Mª Inês Conceição, Mª Manuela Lúcio, Hazim Awbi, João Gomes
Effect of limited controller and sensor datasets on the performance of data-driven model predictive control for residential buildings
Hyeong Seok Lee, Yeonsook Heo
Occupant-centric control of transparent dynamic façades through an integrated co-simulation framework
Luigi Giovannini, Manuela Baracani, Fabio Favoino, Valentina Serra
A novel multi-domain model for thermal comfort which includes building indoor CO2 concentrations
Sarah Crosby, Adam Rysanek
The impact of glazing characteristics, orientation and wall reflectance on energy, daylighting, visual comfort and environmental performance in patient rooms
Nazanin Eisazadeh, Frank De Troyer, Karen Allacker
DL Abacus- A simplified simulation-based tool for daylighting performance assessment in Brazilian dwellings
Natalia Giraldo Vasquez, Pedro O. Pizzetti Mariano, Raphaela Walger da Fonseca, Fernando O.R Pereira
Performance of aerogels as thermal insulation materials for buildings in tropical climates
Aminu Wali Bashir, Eliane Hayashi Suzuki, Joao Roberto Diego Petreche, Brenda Chaves Coelho Leite
Wind turbulence impact in ventilation engineering applied on buildings
Ali Esber, Xavier Faure, Fancois Demouge, Etienne Wurtz, Simon Rouchier
A combined CFD-based genetic algorithm and human body thermoregulation model for designing the indoor thermal environment
Wei Liu, Yu Xue, Dayi Lai
Computational analysis of aerothermal characteristics of skygardens and comparative assessment of different attenuators
Murtaza Mohammadi, Paige Wenbin Tien, John Kaiser Calautit
Development of a 3D and high resolution dynamic thermal model of a room with sun patch evolution for thermal comfort applications
Teddy Gresse, Lucie Merlier, Jean-Jacques Roux, Frédéric Kuznik
The impact of PCM applications on thermal comfort in standardized preschool designs in 2 Brazilian climatic zones
Lorenzo Olivo Filippini, Gabriela Sartori, Maurício Carvalho Ayres Torres
Simulation of COVID-19 ultraviolet disinfection using coupled ray tracing and CFD
Nathaniel Jones, Paul Lynch, Joseph Hewlings, Justin Boyd, Ryan Seffinger, Dan Lister, Renee Thomas
Assessing energy poverty and potential retrofit scenarios in residential stock in Albania.
Alessia Tafani, Gliti Mazniku, Sokol Dervishi
Radiation control optimization for dynamic glazing in building façades in subtropical climate
Eliane Hayashi Suzuki, Racine Tadeu Araujo Prado, Brenda Chaves Coelho Leite
Bedroom environmental discomforts, occupant behaviors, and sleep quality based on an online survey
Chenxi Liao, Jelle Laverge, Mizuho Akimoto, Chandra Sekhar, Pawel Wargocki
A daily-based approach to study daylighting performance of openwork façades of classrooms in hot-humid climates: glare protection, daylight sufficiency and circadian potential.
Natalia Giraldo Vasquez, Luisa Fernanda Callejas, Lucas Arango Diaz
Development of adiabatic and isotherm humidifier models to compare health, energy and water use
Lien De Backer, Elisa Van Kenhove, Lieve Vandorpe, Jelle Laverge
Case study: the influence of model size on local room acoustic parameters in Odeon
Yannick Sluyts, Leopold Kritly, Arnon Vandenberghe, Christ Glorieux, Monika Rychtarikova
Predicting occupant thermal comfort for multiple air-side systems and seasonal scenarios using Autonomous HVAC CFD
Sandip Jadhav, Praveen Kumar, Rohit Chavan, Avinash Goen
Integration of a flexible tensile material in a second skin façade system: a passive method to enhance the energy performances of the Italian building scenario
Giovanni Ciampi, Yorgos Spanodimitriou, Michelangelo Scorpio, Antonio Rosato, Sergio Sibilio
Building meta-optimization: A study on the reuse of previous simulation data to reduce computational costs
Lucas Camilotti, Nathan Mendes, Roberto Zanetti Freire
Pre-retrofit monitoring of indoor air quality and energy use in a low-rise block of flats in the UK
Rajat Gupta, Alastair Howard
Embodied facade retrofit design with augmented reality in the built environment
John Sermarini, Robert A. Michlowitz, Joseph J. LaViola Jr., Lori C. Walters, Roger Azevedo, Joseph T. Kider Jr.
A simulation study to analyze the impact of Integrated Passive Strategies on natural ventilation and daylighting in a slum house of Mumbai
Abdul Moeed Chaudhary, Sahil Priyadarshi, Shailee Goswami
Improving indoor environmental quality through smart operable windows; a machine learning approach
Farimah Moezzi, Amirhossein Fathi
Influence of zoned use and occupancy on Daylight Autonomy in high-rise mass housing in Colombia
Alejandra Jiménez Gómez, Alejandro Naranjo Ortiz, Elizabeth Parra Correa, Lucas Arango Díaz, Jorge Hernán Salazar Trujillo
Analysis of the energy performance of a new ventilated brick wall: behaviour of real scale prototype under different ventilation configuration and weather conditions
Costanza Vittoria Fiorini, Domenico Palladino, Cinzia Buratti
Distributed sensing for indoor environments: comparing measured and simulated indoor airflow data for complex commercial building interiors
Nick Novelli, Mohamed Aly Etman, Justin Shultz, Anna Dyson
Study of the influence of temperature on the moisture buffering capacity of bio-based concretes
Igue Fathia Dahir, Anh Dung Tran Le, Alexandra Bourdot, Promis Geoffrey, Sy Tuan Nguyen, Omar Douzane, Laurent Lahoche, Thierry Langlet
Influence of interventions against spread of COVID-19 on noise levels in student restaurant
Lukáš Zelem, Vojtech Chmelík, Monika Rychtáriková
Assessing performance of passive or low-energy resilient cooling technologies for pre-1980 medium office buildings in Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago, Illinois
Nari Yoon, Sang Hoon Lee, Edward Arens, Hui Zhang, Ronnen Levinson
Lighting for circadian well-being: a simulation-based workflow for the visual and non-visual lighting design of a nursing home
Donatienne Carmon, Sergio Altomonte
Gas phase air cleaning effects on ventilation energy use and the implications of CO2 concentration as an IAQ indicator for ventilation control
Dragos-Ioan Bogatu, Ongun Berk Kazanci, Bjarne Wilkens Olesen
Luminance distributions in consultancy: Simulations or measurements?
Thijs Willem Kruisselbrink
Optimum daylighting and thermal comfort simulation framework for school buildings in hot arid climate
Muhammad Adel Ahmed Mahmoud, Medhat Dorra, Khaled Nassar, Ayman Hassan El Hakea, Mohamed Shaltot


Practice and industry related case studies



Digital Twin Design with on-line calibration for HVAC systems in buildings
Christian Vering, Sebastian Borges, Daniel Coakley, Hannah Kruetzfeldt, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller
Potential Impact of Evaporative Cooling Technologies on Australian Office Buildings
Paul Bannister, Hongsen Zhang, Stephen White
An automated simulation environment for heat demand and supply scenarios of city quarters, 2 tested at the example of Mainz, Germany
Verena Weiler, Eric Duminil, Bodo Balbach, Bastian Schröter
Ecological and economic analysis of low-temperature district heating in typical residential areas
Jan Stock, Dominik Hering, André Xhonneux, Dirk Müller
Whole-building energy simulation analysis and optimization of residential building equipped with air-duct system in three different regions
Arash Zarmehr, Joseph T. Kider .Jr
Impact of changes in design/operation guidelines against the COVID-19 on the energy performance of an institutional building: a case study
Pedro Guaraldi, Radu Zmeureanu
Assessing building envelope thermal performance using in-situ measurements
Jade Deltour, Karel De Sloover, Sebastien Pecceu, Nicolas Heijmans, Geert Bauwens
Facades, roofs and solar parking yield estimation at Utrecht science park
Tayzer Damasceno de Oliveira, Luis Fialho, Atse Louwen, Wilfried G.J.H.M. van Sark
In-situ validation of a new sizing methodology for combined production and distribution for domestic hot water and space heating
Senne Van Minnebruggen, Ivan Verhaert
A simulation approach for the optimization of distributed energy supply systems based on multiple energy indicators in commercial districts.
Takahiro Ueno
Energetic self-sufficiency of a greenhouse residence: a dynamic techno-financial feasibility study
Charlotte Verhaeghe, Mateusz Bobier, Rik Berens, Amaryllis Audenaert, Stijn Verbeke
Interdisciplinary parametric modelling and modularization to improve air quality, acoustics and lighting in school buildings
Clara-Larissa Lorenz, Tobias Burgholz, Maximilian Schildt, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
Simulation support for the design of ventilated windows: a case study
Shiva Najaf Khosravi, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Case studies for feasibility and potential estimation of demand response control of district heating and cooling system in Japan
Hisataka Kitora, Shohei Miyata, Yasunori Akashi
A BIM-based Business Process Model to support LEED® certification in retrofit projects.
Letizia D'Angelo, Magdalena Hajdukiewicz, Federico Seri, Marcus Keane
Improving the training efficiency of automated fault detection and diagnosis for central chilled water plants by transfer learning
Shohei Miyata, Yasunori Akashi, Yasuhiro Kuwahara, Katsuhiko Tanaka
Analysis of the thermal performance of a ground water storage cell with helical shaped pipe for ground source heat pumps
Marco Marigo, Enrico Prataviera, Sara Bordignon, Michele Bottarelli, Angelo Zarrella
Achieving carbon emission reduction goals through calibrated energy modeling and parametric analyses
Samuel Mason, Andre Legault
A methodology for applying energy renovation on public buildings
Mohamed Amer, Mehdi Roukny, Salma Lasri
Evaluating stack effect impact of thermal comfort in high rise office towers
Gary Chang, Karim El Mokhtari, Russell Richman, J.J. McArthur
HVAC performance evaluation and optimization algorithms development for large buildings
Mike Stock, Mohamed Kandil, Brian Macleod, Brad Pilgrim, Jennifer McArthur
A Comparative analysis on the impact of different weather datasets used in Australia on building energy simulation results
Samuel Udom, Saeed Banihashemi, Charles Lemckert
CFD-Based Analysis of the Discharge Coefficient for Buoyancy-Driven Ventilation in a Full-Scale Operational Building
Lup Wai Chew, Chen Chen, Catherine Gorlé
Optimization of electric lighting in a hospital emergency room - A case study
Zhafirah Ajrina, Desliana Putri Pratiwi, Rizki Armanto Mangkuto, Revantino Revantino
End-to-end Model for Estimating Heat loss of Building envelope using Deep learning with Infrared image
Heesung Park, Sangho Son, Ji Young Kang, Haemin Jung, Seungeon Lee, Deuk-Woo Kim, Wooju Kim
Strengths of non-linear white-box MPC for building HVAC control
Filip Jorissen, Damien Picard, Lieve Helsen
Developing a simplified methodology for simulating energy performance of buildings with thermally activated building systems
Mohsen Sharifi, Josué Borrajo Bastero, Rana Mahmoud, Eline Himpe, Jelle Laverge
Texture mapping and IFC material retrievement for virtual reality applications
Sebastian Duque Mahecha, Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Alexandre Dennis Stoll, Laurent Deschamps, Tiago De Sousa Pereira
EnergyFlowVis: Interactive Sankey diagram for visualizing real-time and/or simulation-1 derived energy
Claude Demers-Bélanger, Adam Rysanek
Evaluating Daylighting Performance Metrics in LEED v4 for Commercial Office Buildings: What Criteria is Missing to Enhance the Occupant Visual Performance and Comfort?
Riwayat Katia, Nourhan Elsayed, Tarek Rakha
Life cycle metrics of certified green school buildings’ envelope shading scenarios
Paula Brumer Franceschini, Lizzie Pulgrossi, Vanessa Gomes, Doris Kowaltowski, Leticia Oliveira Neves
Calibration of a multi-residential building energy model - Part I: Cluster-based sensitivity analysis
Charlotte Marguerite, Van Long Lê, Charlotte Beauthier, Olivier Fontaine de Ghélin, Cécile Goffaux, Loïc , de Moffarts
Calibration of a multi-residential building energy model – Part II: Calibration using surrogate-based optimization
Van Long Lê, Charlotte Marguerite, Charlotte Beauthier, Olivier Fontaine de Ghélin, Cécile Goffaux, Loïc , de Moffarts
A simplified open-loop control strategy for integrated shading and lighting systems using machine learning
Jiarong Xie, Azadeh Omidfar Sawyer
A performance-driven simulation workflow for PV integration into the design process: application on an innovative building project in Switzerland
Sergi Aguacil Moreno
A virtual test bed for evaluating advanced building automation algorithms
Thomas Storek, Fabian Wüllhorst, Silas Koßler, Marc Baranski, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
Utility-scale Building Type Assignment Using Smart Meter Data
Brett Czech Bass, Joshua Ryan New, Evan Ezell, Eric Garrison, Piljae Im, William Copeland
Hydrogen explosion hazards mitigation in industrial lead-acid battery rooms under different ventilation conditions
Dorota Brzezińska
Full-scale validation of natural ventilation models in Stanford’s Y2E2 building
Chen Chen, Catherine Gorlé
Natural ventilation predictions for a slum house in Dhaka using large-eddy simulations within a multi-fidelity simulation framework with uncertainty quantification
Yunjae Hwang, Catherine Gorle
Influence of the hydronic loop configuration on the energy performance of a CO2 heat pump for domestic hot water production in a multi-family building
Matteo Dongellini, Claudia Naldi, Gian Luca Morini
Use of district energy modelling and stakeholder engagement in developing decarbonisation strategies
Susan Pierce, Lorenzo De Donatis, Fabiano Pallonetto, Giovanni Tardioli
Coupling building simulation with virtual building management system for advanced test and validation
Patrick Béguery, Thomas Murienne, Van Lap Ngo, Oskar Nilsson
Integration of borehole thermal energy storage in a heating and cooling production system: a case study
Jonas Cleiren, Freek Van Riet, Kristof Smits, Wolf Nys, Roel Vandenbulcke, Ivan Verhaert
Exterior insulation thickness and its effect on energy usage and thermal comfort on a high-performance multi-unit residential building
Edward Chun Ming Lau, Fitsum Tariku
Reallocation of heating consumption and costs based on decoupling of household heat metering data
Yuying Li, Fan Yang, Peng Xue, Rui Zhao, Jingchao Xie, Jiaping Liu
Virtual reality enabled building-data management through the combination of a fully integrated IFC-BIM model and an IoT-based building management system
Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Sebastian Duque Mahecha, Alexandre Dennis Stoll, Tiago De Sousa Pereira, Laurent Deschamps, Jean-Phillippe Bacher
Energy prediction under changed demand conditions: robust machine learning models and input feature combinations
Thomas Schranz, Johannes Exenberger, Christian Møldrup Legaard, Ján Drgona, Gerald Schweiger
Design and analysis of a renewable energy network based on fuel cells in a residential community
Jiwook Byun, Yeonsook Heo
The design of distributed control system for a hybrid energy supply network in a residential community
Jaehyun Go, Yeonsook Heo
An integrated analysis of structural safety, embodied carbon, and construction cost in a prefabricated Chinese timber house within a BIM-based environment
Xi Zhang, Zhantang Miao, Gang Feng, Jiangtao Du
The efforts towards development of an energy efficiency upgrade platform
Mahnameh Taheri, Loic Jacob, Colin Parry, Sahar Mirzaie, Agnieszka Hermanowicz, Ioanna Vrachimi: Alan
Feasibility study for combined mist evaporation cooling with carbon dioxide enrichment for greenhouse cultivation
Craig Edward Farnham, Mami Oishi, Jihui Yuan
Effect of reduced air change rates on indoor air quality and air conditioning energy consumption in retail buildings
Konstantin Finkbeiner, Martin Kremer, Martin Rätz, Xuchao Ying, Paul Mathis, Dirk Müller
Simulation of Legionella risks when restarting a sanitary sport facility installation after a period of inactivity during COVID-19
Elisa Van Kenhove, Lien De Backer, Jelle Laverge
A GIS-based regional scale analysis of urban water balance with an aquifer-based water supply
Shirley Tandoh, Robert Ries
Design Approach towards Photovoltaic Thermal Solar Air Heater (PVT-SAH) assisted Solid Desiccant Cooling (SDC) System for Daytime Operation
Aditya Nibandhe, Nima Bonyadi, Bruno Lee, Ashutosh Bagchi
Characterised sun path patches as a way to design better shading
Andrew Corney
Reducing reliance on deterministic asset ratings to improve the operational energy performance of buildings
Minu Agarwal, Parag Rastogi, George Mavromatidis
Using simulation, visualization and monitoring to address barriers to high-performance building strategies
Nathan Brown, Ibone Santiago, M Susan Ubbelohde, George Loisos, Santosh Philip
Simulating gentle failure as an approach to building resiliency
Ibone Santiago Trojaola, Susan Ubbelohde, George Loisos, Nathan Brown, Eduardo Pintos
Impact of landscaping elements on pedestrian wind simulations using OpenFOAM
Rubina Ramponi, Viet Le, Jake Haskell, Adam Brooks
An automated approach to Parametric Design Analysis for large-scale design projects
Jeanie Chan, Junru Shen, Oscar Valdes, Luisa Drope, Andrea Frisque
Daylighting simulation using spectral ray tracing
Antony Escudie, Chloé Therreau, Tanguy Timmermans, Louis Dellieu, Grégoire Besse, Denis Tandy
Enable building system simulation by deriving a Digital Twin for operation from 2D P&ID plans
Hermann Georg Mayer
Modeling of VOC removal in a commercial airplane hangar by multiple exhaust hoods
Fei Liu, Tengfei Zhang, Haiqiao Zhang, Qiannan Huo, Jihong Wang, Zhengwei Long, Junjie Liu
Development of a digital twin of the temperature distribution in datacenters through fusion of CFD and real time temperature measurements
Eric Terry, Mark Roest
Designing a Solar Shading Solution Parametrically using the Direct Sun and the View to the Outside for a Building in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Pedro Marques, Chinh Trieu, Wim Boydens
Quantification of the cost of oversizing cooling installations in a case study under construction in Vietnam
Pedro Marques, Mathias Vandecasteele, Kien Le Trung, Wim Boydens
Multidisciplinary BIM-model for an integrative design approach: study case of a car dealership building in Brussels
Nassim Jamali, Pedro Marques, Jolien De Clerck, Wim Boydens
Towards a new simulation based hybridGEOTABS design methodology!
Alexander Jean Lucienne Berquin
Comparison of Heating Power calculated through standard and building simulation models
Paul Van den Bossche, Jeroen Van der Veken, Sébastien Pecceu, Stijn Verbeke



The role of occupants



The impact of using actual occupancy data on building performance simulation results for a multi-purpose university building
Mahsa Sayfikar, David P. Jenkins
Consequences-based graphical model for contextualized occupants’ activities estimation in connected buildings
Huynh Phan, Thomas Recht, Laurent Mora, Stéphane Ploix
Application of the DNAS framework expansion to occupant population synthesis
Handi Chandra Putra, Tianzhen Hong
Mapping the gap in user-related building performance simulation models
Ardeshir Mahdavi, Veselina Bochukova, Christiane Berger
Impact and comparison of standard-based, stochastic, and tracked user behaviour in open space offices: A Swiss case study
Verena Marie Barthelmes, Florian Guillaumat, Dolaana Khovalyg
Impact of the UK’s COVID-19 lockdown on the residential electricity consumption
Kumar Biswajit Debnath, David P Jenkins, Sandhya Patidar, Andrew D Peacock, Peter McCallum
Multi-Agent based simulation of human activity for building and urban scale assessment of residential load curves and energy use
Mathieu Schumann, Quentin Reynaud, Nicolas Sabouret, François Sempé, Benoit Charrier
How do buildings adapt to changing occupancy? A natural experiment
Brodie W. Hobson, Tareq Abuimara, H. Burak Gunay, Guy R. Newsham
A Smart CO2-Based Ventilation Control Framework to Minimize the Infection Risk of COVID-19 In Public Buildings
Zhihong Pang, Pingfan Hu, Xing Lu, Qingsheng Wang, Zheng O'Neill
Building energy performance analysis of the application of a vision-based deep learning approach for occupancy activity detection
Paige Wenbin Tien, Shuangyu Wei, John Kaiser Calautit, Jo Darkwa, Christopher Wood
Spatial variation and historical change in occupant behaviour: statistical analysis and application on household activities and time scheduling
Yuanmeng Li, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda, Chien-fei Chen
Development of Synthetic Ageing Profiling for Occupant Behaviour
Yuezhong Liu, Yin-Leng Theng
Finding occupant reference profiles using self-organising maps for thermal performance of buildings
Aline Schaefer, Enedir Ghisi
Investigating thermostat setpoint preferences in Canadian households
Karthik Panchabikesan, Mohamed Ouf, Ursula Eicker, Guy Newsham, Heather Knudsen
Indoor air quality during lockdown: A monitoring-based simulation-assisted study in London
Farhang Tahmasebi, Elizabeth Cooper, Yan Wang, Daniel Godoy Shimizu, Samuel Stamp, Dejan Mumovic
Do we supply adequate outdoor air to buildings occupancy?
Tareq Abuimara, Brodie W. Hobson, Burak Gunay, William O'Brien
The impact of occupancy patterns on artificial light energy demand - simulation and post-occupancy-evaluation
Sascha Hammes, Martin Hauer, David Geisler-Moroder, Johannes Weninger, Rainer Pfluger, Wilfried Pohl
The influence of occupant behaviour on the energy performance of single office space with adaptive facades: simulation versus measured data
Alessandra Luna-Navarro, Isabella Gaetani, Alistair Law, Francesco Anselmo, Mauro Overend
A stochastic occupancy modeling approach to enhance the energy efficiency of residential heating and cooling through occupancy sensing technology
Tarek Rakha, Tarek Sherif, Senem Velipasalar
The impact of occupancy prediction accuracy on the performance of model predictive control (MPC) in buildings
Tao Yang, Fisayo Caleb Sangogboye, Krzysztof Arendt, Konstantin Filonenko, Jonathan Dallaire, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard, Christian Veje
Agent architecture in building performance: a review of current methods
Zachary Lancaster, Tarek Rakha
Contribution of building energy simulations to the assessment of overheating health risks in urban dwellings
Flavia Barone, Lucie Merlier, Virginie Chasles, Frédéric Kuznik
People who? Why occupant behaviour modelling is not (yet) included in the design workflow
Isabella Gaetani, Alessandra Luna-Navarro, Francesco Anselmo
Predicting thermal comfort for diverse populations
Nathaniel Jones, Ingrid Chaires, Ian Mackenzie, Timothy Arioto, Alexej Goehring
Representations of people in urban building energy models
Kexin Zhao, Pamela Jane Fennell, Julia Tomei
Optimal control strategies of an ice-based thermal energy storage system in an existing office building
Seongkwon Cho, Han Gyeong Chu, Cheol-Soo Park
Generating traffic-based building occupancy schedules in Chattanooga, Tennessee from a grid of traffic sensors
Andy Berres, Brett Bass, Joshua R New, Piljae Im, Marie Urban, Jibonananda Sanyal
Indoor climate profiles in Danish apartments based on high temporal resolution measurements
Ricardo Forgiarini Rupp, Jørn Toftum, Gianluca Trotta, Rune Korsholm Andersen
Development of an interactive virtual reality simulation environment with a thermal feedback for the user
Christoph Nytsch-Geusen, Werner Kaul, Kushagra Mathur, Lucas Westermann, Martin Kriegel
Comparative window use study: habits versus deliberative actions in residential buildings
Silke Verbruggen, Marc Delghust, Jelle Laverge, Arnold Janssens
Household specific self-consumption of photovoltaic-based power generation – a comprehensive parametric study to increase the reliability of energy consulting
André Müller, Johannes Koert, Patrick Wörner
A new building thermal model to a better evaluation of the thermal comfort during heat waves
Adrien Toesca, Damien David, André Kuster, Michel Lussault, Kévyn Johannes
Comparison of different machine learning algorithms in predicting air conditioner operating behaviors in open-plan offices
Shuai Tian, Xin Zhou, Xing Shi, Xing Jin
A simulation workflow for exposure characterisation of daylit spaces based on occupant gaze orientation
Mandana Sarey Khanie, Mikkel Kofod Pedersen, Trine Illum, Rasmus Nielsen, Thorbjøn Asmussen
Designing and experimenting nudge signals to act on the energy signature of households for implementing indirect energy flexibility
Muhammad Salman Shahid, Benoît Delinchant, Béatrice Roussillon, Frédéric Wurtz, Daniel Llerena, Adélaïde Fadhuile
Impact of occupant behavior on performance optimized building retrofits
Julian Donges, Alessandro Prada, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella
Methods for determining occupant behavioural models for energy-efficient retrofitting of 20th-century buildings
Antonella Mastrorilli, Roberta Zarcone, Chenafi Sabrina, Colonneau Téva
The formulation of a reference load curve to measure energy flexibility
Muhammad Salman Shahid, Benoît Delinchant, Béatrice Roussillon, Frédéric Wurtz, Daniel Llerena
Acoustical comfort in university lecture halls:simulating the dynamic role of occupancy
Giulia Fratoni, Domenico De Salvio, Dario D'Orazio, Massimo Garai
Investigating the correlation dynamism between WiFi connection counts and camera-based occupancy counts
Nastaran Alishahi, Mohamed M. Ouf, Mazdak Nik-Bakht
Personas to understand occupant behavior and energy usage
Vinu Subashini Rajus, William O'Brien, Gabriel Wainer
Human in the Loop: perceived based control as the key to enhance buildings’ performance
Davide Calì, Christian Ankerstjerne Thilker, Sebastian Arcos Specht, Jaume Palmer Real, Henrik Madsen, Bjarne W. Olesen



Workshops



The novel dynamic building energy performance simulation tool SIM-VICUS
Stephan Hirth, Andreas Nicolai
Introduction to the BOPTEST framework for simulation-based benchmarking of advanced controllers
Javier Arroyo, David Blum
Master planning based on NZEB for Positive Energy Districts
Matthias Haase
Use of energy simulations to support informed decision-making of key stakeholders
Tomáš Vácha, Karolína Tomešová, Lukáš Ferkl, Kateřina Mrkvičková
Urban Energy Lab 4.0 - An integrated step towards a sustainable future of city districts
Christian Vering, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller
Introduction to statistical learning - application to building energy data analysis
Simon Rouchier
BIM2SIM Workshop - Computational design as an integral part of the engineering process workflow
Manuel Frey