Proceedings of eSim 2012: 7th Conference of IBPSA-Canada

Proceedings of eSim 2012, the 7ᵗʰ Conference of IBPSA-Canada Halifax, Canada, May 1-4, 2012

Improving Accuracy with Minimal Computational Effort through Coupled Building Envelope and CFD Model
Woubishet Taffese
Wind Tunnel Assessment of the Wind Velocity Distribution on Vertical Façades
N. Vasan, T. Stathopoulos
The implementation of diffuse radiation shading computation in ESP-r
Joe Clarke, Nova Scotia
Investigation of an Innovative Energy System and Its Advanced Control in EnergyPlus
Yuebin Yu, Vivian Loftness, Daihong Yu, Yan Lu, Zhen Song
DOE2 Dry-Bulb Temperature Precision Level Impact on Sensible Economizer Performance
Annie-Claude Lachapelle, James Love
TRNSYS modeling of a novel ceiling panel designed to maintain space humidity in an office building
Radia Eldeeb, Melanie Fauchoux, Carey Simonson, M. Candidate
Simulink® Model of Single CO 2 Sensor Location Impact on CO 2 Levels in Recirculating Multiple-Zone Systems
Annie-Claude Lachapelle, James Love
Simulations of a New Double U-tube Borehole Configuration with Solar Heat Injection and Ground Freezing
Parham Nejad, Michel Bernier
Thermally Interacting Multiple Boreholes with Variable Heating Strength
Seama Koohi-Fayegh, Marc Rosen
Massimo Cimmino, Michel Bernier, Philippe Pasquier
Thermal modeling for ventilated structural components using frequency response and finite difference methods and comparison with experimental data
Yuxiang Chen, A. Athienitis, Khaled Galal
Seasonal Stratified Thermal Energy Storage Exergy Analysis
Behnaz Rezaie, Bale Reddy, Marc Rosen
Assessment of battery energy storage characteristics to perform residential peak demand shaving
Jason Leadbetter
Development of a Mathematical Model for the Simulation of a Non-Agitated Ice Slurry Storage Tank
Justin Tamasauskas, Michel Poirier, Radu Zmeureanu, Roberto Sunyé
Performances des pompes à chaleur air-air pour le climat du Québec
Brice Le Lostec, Hervé Nouanegue, Éric Dumont
Energy Analysis and Comparison of Advanced Vapour Compression Heat Pump Arrangements
Stuart Self, Marc Rosen, Bale Reddy
Build-up and long-term performance prediction of a hybrid solar ground source heat pump system for office building in cold climate
Enyu Wang, Alan Fung, Chengying Qi, Wey Leong, Nova Scotia
Life Cycle Cost Comparison and Optimisation of Different Heat Pump Systems in the Canadian Climate
Martin Kegel, Roberto Sunye, Justin Tamasauskas, Nova Scotia
Coupling soil heat and mass transfer models to foundations in whole-building simulation packages
Patrice Pinel, Ian Beausoleil-Morrison
Modelling the Two-Dimensional Coupled Heat and Mass Transfer in Soils beneath the Basements in Residential Buildings
Pooneh Maghoul, Jean Côté, Michaël Fournier
Optimization of a Residential Solar Combisystem for Minimum Life Cycle Energy and Cost
Jason Ng, Cheng Hin, Radu Zmeureanu
Modelling of High-performance Envelope and Façade Integrated Photovoltaic/Solar Thermal Systems for High-Latitude Applications
Yichao Chen, Andreas Athienitis, Paul Fazio
Investigation of performance enhancement of a building integrated photovoltaic thermal system
Tingting Yang, Andreas Athienitis, Nova Scotia
Multi-objective life cycle optimization of a single-family house envelope
Marie-Claude Hamelin, Radu Zmeureanu
Assessing Qualitative Criteria in the Design of Cost-Optimal, Cold-Climate, Net-Zero Energy Homes
Mark Carver, Jeff Blake, P. Eng, Gary Proskiw
Design Methodology Embodying the Energy and Economic Performance of Solar Houses
Ted Kesik, Liam O'brien
Solar Optimized Neighbourhood Patterns: Evaluation and Guidelines
Caroline Hachem, Andreas Athienitis, Paul Fazio
Building simulation modelling of the historic building Linderhof Palace taking account visitors
Stefan Bichlmair, Ralf Kilian, Martin Krus, Klaus Sedlbauer
Domestic housing upgrades policy development
Aizaz Samuel, Joseph Clarke, Cameron Johnstone
Effect of window modifications on household energy requirement for heating and cooling in Canada
Sara Nikoofard, V. Ugursal, Ian Beausoleil-Morrison
The Realities of High-Rise Multi Unit Residential Building Energy Performance in British Columbia, Canada
Curt Hepting, Graham Finch, Brittany Hanam
Insights from Energy Modeling into the Design of High-Performance Residential High-Rise Condominiums
Christopher Hadlock, Michael Pelton, P. Eng
Suivi des performances et simulations calibrées d'un bâtiment résidentiel net zéro énergie
Yannick Allard, Michaël Kummert
Comparing Simulated and Actual Energy Performance of a High Performance Canadian Office Building
Christianne Aussant, Victor Halder, Steve Kemp
Observations and Points of Friction When Working With: Complex Models in ESP-r
Jon Hand
The Energy Simulation Report in the design process, a (potentially) powerful tool to exchange information and results
Marzia Sedino, Megan Inouye, Teresa Rainey
Development and Implementation of a Parametric Energy Tool for Building Owners
Craig Burton, Matthew Shaxted, Nova Scotia
Prédiction de la demande énergétique à court terme par régression non paramétrique
Mathieu Le Cam, Ahmed Daoud
Thermal Performance of Three-Dimensional Building Envelope Assemblies and Details for Improving the Accuracy of Whole Building Performance Simulation
Christian Cianfrone, Patrick Roppel, Neil Norris, Nova Scotia
Potential benefits from Thermosyphon-PCM (TP) integrated design for buildings applications in Toronto
M. Poulad, Alan Fung