Proceedings of BSA Conference 2017

Proceedings of BSA 2017, the Third IBPSA-Italy conference on “Building Simulation Applications”

08-10. February .2017, held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

Front matter


Table of Content

Urban Energy Computing: An Hourglass Model
Ardeshi Mahdavi, Neda Ghiassi
The Viability of Using Different Types of Recycled Plastic as Glazing in Windows
Islam A. Mashaly, Yussra Rashed, Salah El-Haggar, Khaled Nassar
Implications of Increasing Daylighting in Deep Energy Retrofitting in Norwegian Shopping Centres
Matthias Haase, Andreas Ampenberger
PV-PCM Integration in Glazed Buildings. Numerical Study Through MATLAB/TRNSYS Linked Model
Hagar Elarga, Francesco Goia, Ernesto Benini
Dynamic Simulation as a Tool for the Analysis of the Interactions Among the Controllers of HVAC Systems
Mara Magni, Jean Pierre Campana, Gian Luca Morini
The Benchmark of a New SIMULINK Library for Thermal Dynamic Simulation of Buildings
Jean Pierre Campana, Mara Magni, Matteo Dongellini, Luca Morini
A New Methodological Approach for Estimating Energy Savings due to Air Movement in Mixed-Mode Buildings
Francesco Babich, Malcolm Cook, Dennis Loveday, Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla
On the Indoor Thermal Behavior of a Building with Cool Envelope Components
Anna Laura Pisello, Veronica Lucia Castaldo, Claudia Fabiani, Franco Cotana
How Microclimate Mitigation Affects Building Thermal-Energy Performance in Residential Zero Energy Italian Settlements
Anna Laura Pisello, Veronica Lucia Castaldo, Claudia Fabiani, Cristina Piselli, Franco Cotana, Mattheos Santamouris
Thermal Performance of Innovative Building Envelope Systems in Mediterranean Climate
Maurizio Detommaso, Gianpiero Evola, Antonio Gagliano, Luigi Marletta, Francesco Nocera
Pitfalls in Weather Data Management Strategies of Building Performance Simulation Tools
Livio Mazzarella, Martina Pasini
Comparison Among Different Green Buildings Assessment Tools: Application to a Case Study
Benedetta Mattoni, Francesco Asdrubali, Giorgio Baldinelli, Francesco Bianchi, Fabio Bisegna, Luca Evangelisti, Paola Gori, Gianluca Grazieschi, Claudia Guattari
Integrated Numerical Analysis and Building Information Modeling for Cultural Heritage
Elena Gigliarelli, Filippo Calcerano, Michele Calvano, Francesco Ruperto, Mario Sacco, Luciano Cessari
Weather Scenario Generation for Stochastic Model Predictive Control Using Vector Autoregressive Prediction
Samuel R. Currie, Gregor P. Henze
Historical Buildings in Protected Areas in Italy: A Re-Design Study of a Rural Building
Maurizio Cellura, Giuseppina Ciulla, Francesco Guarino, Sonia Longo
On the Cost-Optimal Design: Comparison of Quasi-Steady-State and Dynamic Simplified Methods of Calculation of H/C Energy Needs
Ilaria Ballarini, Andrea Costantino, Domenico Dirutigliano, Enrico Fabrizio, Simona Paduos, Vincenzo Corrado
Static and Dynamic Strategies for Improving Daylight Use in Side-Lit Classrooms: A Case Study
Vincenzo Costanzo, Gianpiero Evola, Luigi Marletta, Dario Panarelli
RC Building Modelling for Control Purposes: A Case Study
Erica Zavaglio, Mario Motta
Architectural Integration of Photovoltaics: Performance Evaluation of Curved Modules
Marco Lovati, Laura Maturi, David Moser
Validation of a PCM Simulation Tool in IDA ICE Dynamic Building Simulation Software Using Experimental Data from Solar Test Boxes
Cristina Cornaro, Marco Pierro, Daniele Roncarati, Valerio Puggioni
Analysis of the Influence of Thermal Losses of the Recirculation Flow Loop in a Residential Hot Water Solar System
Paolo Valdiserri
Calibration of the Energy Simulation Models using Tikhonov-Type Regularization: Application to a Residential Building Apartment
Maja Miletić, Chiara Dipasquale, Roberto Fedrizzi
On-Site Measurements and Whole-Building Thermal Dynamic Simulation of a Semi-Confined Prefabricated Building for Heritage Conservation
Francesca Frasca, Anna Maria Siani, Cristina Cornaro,
Comparison Between Simplified and Detailed Methods for the Calculation of Heating and Cooling Energy Needs of Livestock Housing: A Case Study
Andrea Costantino, Ilaria Ballarini, Enrico Fabrizio
Effect of Blind Control Strategies on Energy Demand of Office Buildings and Melanopic Effect for Occupants
Daniel Plörer, Matthias Werner, Martin Hauer, David Geisler-Moroder
Introducing a Hybrid Energy-Use Model at the Urban Scale: The Case Study of Turin (Italy)
Marta Carozza, Guglielmina Mutani, Silvia Coccolo, Jérôme Kaempf
OpenBPS: A New Building Performance Simulation Tool
Livio Mazzarella, Martina Pasini
A Comparative Study of Computational Algorithms Used in the Automatic Generation of Reduced-Order Models from CFD Simulations
Thibault Marzullo, Sajjad Yousefian, Marcus M. Keane, Marco Geron, Rory F.D. Monaghan
Comparison of Direct Radiation Split Algorithms for Energy Simulation of Buildings
Giorgio Lupato, Marco Manzan, Stefano Cirilli
Introduction of a New Dynamic Simulation Screening Tool to Support Early-Stage Building Design
Marco Picco, Giorgio Ghisalberti, Gaetano Fabio Graziano, Marco Marengo
On the Influence of Storage Size and Management on the Consumption of Air Source Heat Pumps in High Performance Buildings
Elena Bee, Alessandro Prada, Paolo Baggio
Energy Refurbishment of Social Housing Stock in Italy: Analysis of Some Scenarios from the Impact of Climate Change to Occupant Behaviour
Leone Pierangioli, Cristina Carletti, Gianfranco Cellai, Fabio Sciurpi
Analysis of Simplified Lumped-Capacitance Models to Simulate Thermal Behaviour of Buildings
Jacopo Vivian, Angelo Zarrella, Giuseppe Emmi, Michele De Carli
Measurement of the Impact of Buildings on Meteorological Variables
Dasaraden Mauree, Laurent Deschamps, Paul Bequelin, Pierre Loesch, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
Improving Local Wind Estimation for the Automated Control of Blinds
Dasaraden Mauree, Ali Motamed, Laurent Deschamps, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
Modelling of Complex Fenestration Systems – Validation Results by Long-Term Measured Data
Martin Hauer, Michael Grobbauer, Stefan Holper, Daniel Plörer
Cooling Energy Needs in Non-Residential Buildings Located in Mediterranean Area: A Revision of the Quasi-Steady Procedure
Roberto Bruno, Natale Arcuri, Cristina Carpino
Steady-State and Transient Simulation of a Radiant Heating System
Fabian Ochs, Mara Magni, Michele Bianchi Janetti, Dietmar Siegele
Comparison Between Energy-Optimized and Cost-Optimized Design of Multi-Family Buildings Through Automated Optimization
Maria Ferrara, Elisa Sirombo, Enrico Fabrizio
Effective Building Modelling for Energy Performance Contracting
Alberto Giretti, Massimo Lemma, Miquel Casals, Marcel Macarulla, Alba Fuertes, Rory Jones
Integrated Energy Modelling to Support District Cooling Optimisation: Methodological Approach
Francesco Passerini, Andrea Bassani, Pietro De Cinque, Raymond Sterling, Jesus Febres, Anna Magrini, Andrea Costa, Marcus M. Keane
The Development and Verification of a Computational Tool for the Evaluation of the Visual Accessibility of Architectural Spaces
Dawid Wolosiuk, Harald Hofstätter, Ardeshir Mahdavi
The Diversity Challenge in Models of Occupants’ Presence in Buildings
Ardeshir Mahdavi, Farhang Tahmasebi, William O’Brien, H. Burak Gunay
Accounting for the Diversity of Use Patterns in Representations of Office Plug Loads in Building Performance Simulation
Ardeshir Mahdavi, Farhang Tahmasebi
A Comparison Between Numerical Methods for Evaluating Ground-Coupled Heat Pump Systems Performance
Angelo Zarrella, Roberto Zecchin, Diego Guzzon, Michele De Carli, Giuseppe Emmi, Michele Quaggia
Data Transfer from BIM to Building Performance Simulation Tools: A Case Study
Mirjana Bucevac, Ulrich Pont, Sigrun Swoboda, Ardeshir Mahdavi
A Comparison of the Performance of Two- and Three-Dimensional Thermal Bridge Assessment for Typical Construction Joints
Ulrich Pont, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Comparison Between Simulated and In-Situ Measured Speech Intelligibility in the Multilingual Context of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Simone Torresin, Chiara Visentin, Nicola Prodi, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella
Simulation-Assisted Monitoring-Based Performance Evaluation of a Historically Relevant Architectural Design
Matthias Schuss, Ulrich Pont, Mahnameh Taheri, Christoph Lindner, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Bio-Based and Recycled-Waste Materials in Buildings: A Study of Energy Performance of Hemp-Lime Concrete and Recycled-PET Façades for Office Facilities in France and Italy
Chadi Maalouf, Carlo Ingrao, Flavio Scrucca, Tala Moussa, Caterina Tricase, Francesco Asdrubali
Case Study for Energy Efficiency Measures of Buildings on an Urban Scale
Domenico Dirutigliano, Mark-Alexander Brüntjen, Christian Fliegner, Jérôme Frisch, Vincenzo Corrado, Christoph van Treeck
Investigating the Suitability of the WRF Model for Improving Prediction of Urban Climate Boundary Conditions
Kristopher Hammerberg, Oscar Brousse, Ardeshir Mahdavi
On the Global Performance of Offices with Different Complex Fenestration Systems
Anna Maria Atzeri, Francesca Cappelletti, Athanasios Tzempelikos, Andrea Gasparella
Sensitivity of WRF/Urban Simulations to Urban Morphology Parameters: A Case Study in the City of Bolzano
Gianluca Pappaccogli, Lorenzo Giovannini, Francesca Cappelletti, Dino Zardi
Numerical Analysis of Thermal Bridges in Dynamic Conditions
Alessandra Romagnoli, Costanzo Di Perna, Davide Barbaresi, Elisa Di Giuseppe
Building Integrated Photovoltaics/Thermal (BIPV/T) System: A New Dynamic Simulation Model and a Case Study
Andreas Athienitis, Giovanni Barone, Annamaria Buonomano, Adolfo Palombo
Buildings Integrated Phase Change Materials: Modelling and Validation of a Novel Tool for the Energy Performance Analysis
Giovanni Avagliano, Annamaria Buonomano, Maurizio Cellura, Vasken Dermardiros, Francesco Guarino, Adolfo Palombo
From Energy Signature to Cluster Analysis: Comparison Between Different Clustering Algorithms
Lorenza Pistore, Giovanni Pernigotto, Francesca Cappelletti, Piercarlo Romagnoni, Andrea Gasparella
The Building Information Model and the IFC Standard: Analysis of the Characteristics Necessary for the Acoustic and Energy Simulation of Buildings
Costantino Carlo Mastino, Roberto Baccoli, Andrea Frattolillo, Martino Marini, Antonino Di Bella, Valerio Da Pos
Mapping Savings in Energy Demand by Heat Recovery for European Countries Under Consideration of Humidity Control
Stefanie Tafelmeier, Giovanni Pernigotto, Andrea Gasparella
Calibrated Simulation Models for Indoor Comfort Assessment: The Case of a Healthcare Facility in Vienna
Luca Zaniboni, Giovanni Pernigotto, Matthias Schuß, Kristina Kiesel, Andrea Gasparella, Ardeshir Mahdavi
Temporal and Spatial Predictability of Occupants’ Presences in a Library Building
Ki Uhn Ahn, Won Jun Suh, Cheol Soo Park
Stochastic Multi-Criteria Decision Making of Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems using Cumulative Prospect Theory
Young Jin Kim
Proposing a Life Cycle Energy Efficiency Index for Comparative Assessment of Insulation Materials’ Performance
Hashem Amini Toosi, Ali Vakili-Ardebili, Nasim Hasheminejad
Development of a Design Numerical Model of a Hybrid Cooler
Matteo D’Antoni, Roberto Fedrizzi
Selecting Roller Shades Properties Based on Glare Mitigation, Energy Performance and Connection to the Outdoors
Iason Konstantzos, Athanasios Tzempelikos
Dynamic Simulation of the Influence of Fenestration on Buildings Energy Consumption. A Comparison Between Northern and Southern Europe
Angelo Spena, Viola Iaria, Carlo Mazzenga
A New Control Strategy for Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems
Xiaojie Lin, Yunho Hwang, Reinhard Radermacher, Byungsoon Kim
Development of an Energy Performance Benchmark Using Quantitative Analysis of Energy Consumption of Office Buildings
HyeGi Kim, SunSook Kim
Parametric Technical and Economic Analysis of Thermal Comfort and Productivity in Industrial Buildings
Mariantonietta Tarantini, Giovanni Pernigotto, Fabian Ochs, Andrea Gasparella