Proceedings of BSO Conference 2018

Proceedings of the 4th IBPSA-England Conference on Building Simulation and Optimization

Cambridge, UK: 11-12 September 2018

List of topics

Poster Presentations

Annual Energy Simulation for Two Indoor Air Purification Strategies
Yuchen Shi, Xiaofeng Li
A system dynamics study of lifecycle energy use in buildings in China
Wei Zhou, Alice Moncaster, David Reiner, Peter Guthrie
Integrating Hydroponics Into Office Buildings: Impacts Of Plants On The Building Environment And Office Occupants
Melanie Jans-Singh, Rebecca Ward, Helen Gillard, Ruchi Choudhary
Urban-scale dynamic building energy modeling and prediction using hierarchical archetypes: A case study of two Danish towns
Martin Heine Kristensen, Rasmus Elbæk Hedegaard, Steffen Petersen

Session 1A: Daylighting

Daylight Performances in Typical Inner Spaces with Climate-Based Daylight Modeling Approach
Tiziano Dalla Mora, Annalisa Leorin, Giovanni Nardo, Nicola Busatto, Fabio Peron
Circadian Lighting Experiences in an Health Residence for Non Self-Sufficient Elderly People
Nicola Busatto, Tiziano Dalla Mora, Fabio Peron, Piercarlo Romagnoni
Validation of Simplified Visual Discomfort Calculations
J. Alstan Jakubiec
Towards Subjectivity in Annual Climate-Based Daylight Metrics
J. Alstan Jakubiec, Geraldine Quek, Thanyalak Srisamranrungruang
A lighting simulation tool for the new European daylighting standard
Bernard Paule, Julien Boutillier, Samuel Pantet, Yannick Sutter

Session 1B: District Energy Systems

Mitigating risk in district-level energy investment decisions by scenario optimisation
Bryn Pickering, Ruchi Choudhary
Quantitative Estimations of the Reduction in Operating Costs and Carbon Emissions of the Cork Community Using the ENTRUST Built Environment Tool
Michael Edward Bennett, Mike Oates, Giulia Barbano
A Modelling Approach for Maximizing Energy Matching at Building Cluster and District Scale
Ilaria Vigna, Marco Lovati, Roberta Pernetti
Early-Stage Design Decision-Making for Community Energy Schemes
Konstantinos Chasapis, David Allinson, Kevin Lomas
Evaluation and Optimisation of Energy Efficient Retrofitting Scenarios for Districts Based on District Performance Indicators and Stakeholders’ Priorities
Miguel A. García-Fuentes, Víctor Serna, Gema Hernández

Session 1C: Optimal Controls

Energy Saving Potential of Different Setpoint Control Algorithms in Mixed-Mode Buildings
Charalampos Angelopoulos, Malcolm J Cook, Efi Spentzou, Yashkumar Shukla
Demonstrating a Qualitative Control of a Hybrid Energy System in Reducing Energy Costs of a Residential Building
Mehdi Taebnia, Marko Heikkilä, Janne Mäkinen, Jenni Kiukkonen-Kivioja, Jouko Pakanen
Evaluation of Water Heaters Control Strategies For Electricity Storage And Load Shedding At National Scale
Baptiste Bejannin, Thomas Berthou, Bruno Duplessis, Dominique Marchio
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Building Optimization
Adam Nagy, Hussain Kazmi, Cheaib Farah, Johan Driesen
Phase Change Materials in Buildings: Combined Optimisation of Melting-Peak Temperature and Melting Temperature Range.
Gilles Baudoin, Geoffrey van Moeseke

Session 2A: Ventilation

Modelling Computational Fluid Dynamics with Swarm Behaviour
Ljubomir Jankovic
An Evaluation of Computational Algorithms in the Automatic Generation of Zonal Reduced-Order Models from CFD Simulations
Thibault Marzullo, Marcus Keane, Marco Geron, Rory Monaghan
Calculation Examples Using the NETS Simulation Program as a General-Purpose Network Model for Heat, Air, and Gas Movement in Buildings
Atsumasa Yoshiura, Hiroyasu Okuyama, Mao Yamaguchi, Nanase Ishigaki, Ryunosuke Harada, Tatsuki Someya
Sensitivity Analysis of Sustainable Urban Design Parameters—Thermal Comfort, Urban Heat Island, Energy, Daylight, and Ventilation in Singapore
Elif Esra Aydin, J. Alstan Jakubiec
Indoor Environment Quality Within The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University
Paul Ajiboye, Vyt Garnys, Glyn Cash

Session 2B: Building Stock Modelling

A New GIS Based Decision Support Tool For Enabling Local Energy Retrofits
Rajat Gupta, Matt Gregg
GIS-Based Residential Building Energy Modeling at the District Scale
Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Cathal Hoare, James O’Donnell
Building Stock Modelling and the Relationship between Density and Energy Use
Stephen Evans, Philip Steadman, Daniel Godoy Shimizu, Rob Liddiard
One step further for electrifying rural households in Africa: A novel electricity demand modelling approach
Cristina Dominguez, Kristina Orehounig, Jan Carmeliet
District-aware Building Energy Performance simulation model generation from GIS and BIM data
Georgios Nektarios Lilis, Georgios Giannakis, Kyriakos Katsigarakis, Dimitrios Rovas

Session 2C: Optimization

Refurbish or Replace: Optimizing Refurbished and New Building Designs for Life Cycle Carbon Footprint and Life Cycle Cost Minimisation
Yair Schwartz, Rokia Raslan, Dejan Mumovic
A Three-Part Visualization Framework to Navigate Complex Multi-Objective (>3) Building Performance Optimization Design Space
Ban Liang Ling, John Alstan Jakubiec
Integrated Building Life cycle Carbon and Cost Analysis Embedding Multiple Optimisation Levels
Stathis Eleftheriadis, Yair Schwartz, Rokia Raslan, Philippe Duffour, Dejan Mumovic
Optimizing Thermal Comfort in Low-Income Dwellings: A Pinch Analysis Approach
Jeetika Malik, Ronita Bardhan
Comparison of Multi-objective Optimisation Tools for Building Performance Simulation with TRNSYS 18
Maria Panagiotidou, Lu Aye

Session 3A: Energy Systems 1

Steady State and Dynamic Modelling of Residential Transpired Solar Collectors Performance
Emmanouil Perisoglou, Ester Coma Bassas, Simon Lannon, Xiaojun Li, Huw Jenkins, Joanne Patterson, Philip Jones, Shan Hou

Session 3A: Energy Systems 2

Quantifying Thermal Flexibility of Multi-Family and Office Buildings
Caroline Hoffmann, Monika Hall, Achim Geissler

Session 3A: Energy Systems 3

Evaluation of Temperature Dependent Models for PV Yield Prediction
Wei Liao, Yeonsook Heo, Shen Xu

Session 3A: Energy Systems 4

Development and Evaluation of a Model for Liquid-based Photovoltaic/Thermal Panels in TRNSYS
Kristen Jaczko, Stephen Harrison

Session 3A: Energy Systems 5

Evaluation on the Performances of a Ventilated and Non-ventilated Cavity behind a BIPV: Modelling and Experimental Monitoring
Riccardo Pinotti, Laura Maturi, Stefano Avesani, Francesco Babich, Andrea Gasparella

Session 3B: Retrofit Analysis

Effect of Energy-related Occupants’ Interaction with The Control of Indoor Environment on Residential Energy Consumption: Case Study on Energy Efficiency of Social Housing in Germany
Jie Zheng
Uncertainty Reduction for Retrofit Saving Estimates in Residential Buildings Using Validated Building Energy Simulation Models
Maja Miletic, Chiara Dipasquale, Peter Grant, Roberto Fedrizzi
Environmental and Economic Impact of Demand Response Strategies for Energy Flexible Buildings
Thibault Quentin Péan, Jaume Salom, Joana Ortiz
Evaluating Energy Savings Retrofits for Residential Buildings in China
Christopher Tsang, Eftychia Spentzou, Miaomiao He, Kevin Lomas
Development Of A Guidance Tool For Sustainable Renovation Of Social Housing In Flanders
Els Van de moortel, Karen Allacker, Frank De Troyer, Luc Stijnen, Erik Schoofs

Session 3C: Data-centric Models

Feedback and Feedforward Mechanisms for Generating Occupant Datasets for UK School Stock Simulation Modelling.
Duncan Grassie, Ivan Korolija, Dejan Mumovic, Paul Ruyssevelt
A Stochastic Data-centric Model for Quantification of End-use Energy Demand in Buildings
Rebecca Ward, Ruchi Choudhary, John Aston
An Open Science Approach for Building Performance Data Schemas and Analysis Algorithms
Steven K Firth, Gareth Cole, Tom Kane, Farid Fouchal, Tarek M Hassan
Occupant Heating Practices in Dwellings: A Methodology for Identifying Scheduled Heating Periods and Manual Override Events
Adorkor Bruce-Konuah, Rory Jones, Alba Fuertes, Pieter de Wilde
Data-driven Behavioural Modelling for Building Energy Simulation Based on Scripted Profiles
Federica Naspi, Marco Arnesano, Gordon Aird, Birthe Klebow, Francesca Stazi, Marco D’Orazio, Gian Marco Revel

Session 4A: Energy Systems 2

The Effect of Nanofluid to Vertical Single U-tube Ground Heat Exchanger
Yuanling Peng, Yong Wang, Ruiqing Du

Session 4A: Energy Systems 3

Optimisation of a Hybrid Geothermal-Solar-Gas System: A Case Study for a Typical Poultry Shed in New South Wales, Australia
Yu Zhou, Guillermo Narsilio, Lu Aye, Olga Mikhaylova, Asal Bidarmaghz, Kenichi Soga

Session 4A: Energy Systems 4

Simulation of a Ground Source Heat Pump System for Simultaneous Heating and Cooling
Stephanie Loizide, Kathrin Menberg, Ruchi Choudhary

Session 4A: Energy Systems 5

The Heating Performance Of Air-Source-Heat-Pumps In The Retrofit Of Domestic Buildings
Paraskevi Vatougiou, Jonathan Wright, Dennis Loveday, Miaomiao He

Session 4A: Energy Systems 6

Modeling Calibration and Energy Dynamic Simulation of Heating Radiant Floors with Phase Change Materials
Rosalía Pacheco-Torres, Elena Cerro-Prada, Soroush Rastegarpour, Luca Ferrarini

Session 4B: Digital Modelling

A Framework To Assess The Interoperability Of Commercial Buildings At A District Scale
Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Usman Ali, Fawaz Alshehri, James O’Donnell
Automatic Building Geometry Creation from Point Clouds for Simulating Industrial Building Energy Use
Tom Lloyd Garwood, Dominic O’Connor, Michael R Oates, Ben Richard Hughes
Impact of Model Simplification at Geometric Modelling Stage on Energy for Office Building
Jiangshan Zhao, Yue Wu, Xing Shi, Xing Jin, Xin Zhou
Integration of Thermal Simulations in REVIT for Decision Support and National Building Code Compliance
Steffen Petersen, Andreas Bøving, Christine Nielsen
Urban Scale Simulation Of Energy Demand Of Buildings Based On Parametric Simulation Schemes For Real-Life Applications
Massimiliano Condotta, Tiziano Dalla Mora, Giovanni Borga, Fabio Peron

Session 4C: Overheating Risk

What are the Implications of Building Simulation Algorithm Choice on Indoor Overheating Risk Assessment?
Giorgos Petrou, Anna Mavrogianni, Phil Symonds, Ivan Korolija, Anastasia Mylona, Rokia Raslan, Dane Virk, Mike Davies
Parametric Simulation Of Design Measures Affecting Compliance With CIBSE TM59 Methodology For The Assessment Of Overheating Risk In Homes
Simona Vasinton, Peter Burgon, Tom McNeil
Improving the Building Performance and Thermal Comfort of an Office Building to Reduce Overheating Risk
Heba Elsharkawy, Sahar Zahiri, Bertug Ozarisoy
Evaluation Of Multi-Year Convection Permitting Climate Model Data For The Assessment Of Overheating In Flemish Office Buildings
Delphine Ramon, Hendrik Wouters, Nicole Van Lipzig, Karen Allacker
Prediction of Internal Temperatures During Hot Summer Conditions with Time Series Forecasting Models
Matej Gustin, Rob S. McLeod, Kevin J. Lomas

Session 5A: Facade Modelling 1

CFD And Ray Tracing To Evaluate The Thermal Performance Of Complex Fenestration Systems
Ingrid Demanega, Giuseppe De Michele, Stefano Avesani, Giovanni Pernigotto, Francesco Babich, Andrea Gasparella

Session 5A: Facade Modelling 2

Modelling and Simulation of Integrated Responsive Solar-Shading with Double Skin Facades in Hot Arid Climates
Yomna Saad ElGhazi, Neveen Hamza, Martyn Dade-Robertson

Session 5A: Facade Modelling 3

Advanced Shading Control Strategy for Shopping Malls: A Case Study in Spain.
Giuseppe De Michele, Stefano Avesani, Annamaria Belleri, Andrea Gasparella

Session 5A: Facade Modelling 4

Optimisation Of The Simulation Of Advanced Control Strategies For Adaptive Building Skins
Esther Borkowski, Mattia Donato, Giovanni Zemella, Dimitrios Rovas, Rokia Raslan

Session 5A: Facade Modelling 5

Shape Memory Alloy Shading Systems: An Optimization Model
Yahya Hassan Gamal, Omar Mohamed Mowafy

Session 5B: Simulation Approaches

Heavy Weight Thermal Calibration and Validation Methodologies: from Modelling to Full Scale Built Test Cells in Lebanon
Philippe Saleh, Rosa Schiano-Phan, Colin Gleeson
Comparative Analysis of Protocols Used in Measurement and Verification of Energy Performance: Dealing with Practical Issues of Data Availability and Granularity in a UK School Building
Nishesh Jain, Esfand Burman, Dejan Mumovic, Michael Davies, Andrew Tindale
Architects’ Approaches to Early Stage Design Energy Modelling – an Organisational Perspective
Sonja Oliveira, Elena Marco
A Decision Support Tool for EPC Contract design using Grey Box / parameter approximation Approach
Sadaf Alam, Raymond Sterling, Magdalena Hajdukiewicz, Marcus M Keane
Optimizing Interior Layout for Effective Experiential Indoor Environmental Quality in Low-income Tenement Unit: A Case of Mumbai, India
Ahana Sarkar, Ronita Bardhan

Session 5C: Model Calibration

Hygrothermal Assessment of Two Solid-brick Walls Under Varying Internal and External Parameter Settings
Roelandus Maria Tersteeg, Christina Johanna Hopfe, David Allinson
Learning About Error Terms In Energy Models By Bayesian Calibration
Kathrin Menberg, Yeonsook Heo, Ruchi Choudhary
Utilising Meta-model Based Optimisation to Determine the Effects of Data Granularity on Model Calibration Accuracy
Chris van Dronkelaar, Mark Dowson, Spataru Catalina, Dejan Mumovic
Contrasting the Capabilities of Three Different Sensitivity Analysis Methods for Building Energy Model-based Investigations
Steffen Petersen, Martin Heine Kristensen
Optimal Design of Zero Energy Buildings Considering Weather Uncertainty in Subtropical Regions
Hangxin Li, Shengwei Wang, Howard Cheung

Session 6A: Facade Modelling 2

Thermal Performance Simulation of Complex Fenestration Systems in the Early Design Stage
Steffen Petersen, Thea Broholt, Louise Christensen, Pil Brix Purup

Session 6A: Facade Modelling 3

The Effect of Thermal Insulation and User Behaviour on Energy Consumption and Comfort of Residential Houses
Dóra Szagri, Balázs Nagy

Session 6A: Facade Modelling 4

Modelling Of Thin Internal Wall Insulation In Existing Dwellings With Varying Occupancy And Constructions In IES
Thomas Daniel Cooke, Ewan Jones, David Ross

Session 6A: Facade Modelling 5

Parametric Investigation of Brick Extrusion Patterns Using Thermal Simulation
Khaled Aly Tarabieh, Sherif Abdelmohsen, Asmaa Gamal, Rana Bahaa, Yomna El Ghazi

Session 6A: Facade Modelling 6

Influence Of Façade Details On Early Design Decisions Regarding Daylight Performance Of Neighborhoods
Minu Agarwal, Luisa Pastore, Marilyne Andersen

Session 6B: Climate

Influence of Climate on the Daylight and Thermal Performance of Buildings in Kerala (India)
Renjith Jayapalan Nair, Eleonora Brembilla, Christina Hopfe, John Mardaljevic
The Effect of Climatic Data on Building Performance Optimization
Giorgio Lupato, Marco Manzan, Amedeo Pezzi
Development Of A REST API For Obtaining Site-Specific Historical And Near-Future Weather Data In EPW Format
Hu Du, Phillip Jones, Eva Lucas Segarra, Carlos Fernández Bandera
UWG -TRNSYS Simulation Coupling for Urban Building Energy Modelling
Massimo Palme, Agnese Salvati
The Effect of Urban Spatial Characteristics on Microclimate
Wei Liao, Yeonsook Heo

Session 6C: Occupant Behaviour

Towards A Comprehensive Model Of Window Control Behaviour: A Survey-based Investigation On Interdisciplinary Drivers In Danish Dwellings
Verena Marie Barthelmes, Rune Korsholm Andersen, Yeonsook Heo, Valentina Fabi, Stefano Paolo Corgnati
A Critical Investigation of Methods Applied to Multi-Configuration Households on Energy Consumption Patterns within the Building Performance Gap in the UK
Abdelrahman AIM Aly, Amira ElNokaly, Glen Mills
The Importance of Occupancy and Energy Use Patterns on Predicting Building Energy Performance: a case study of a residential building in London
Sahar Zahiri, Heba Elsharkawy, Wei Shi
Modelling of Window Operating Behavior in Open-plan Offices
Tiance Liu, Xin Zhou, Xing Shi, Xing Jin
Evaluation Of Occupancy Impact In A Residential Multifamily nZEB Through A High Resolution Stochastic Model
Antonio Tejero Peregrina, Joana Ortiz Ferrá, Jaume Salom