Proceedings of eSim 2020: 11th Conference of IBPSA-Canada

eSim 2020 Vancouver, Canada 14 - 16 June 2020

Modeling And Design Of An Energy-efficient Greenhouse For A Cold Region
Anni Wei, Behrouz Nourozi, Yuxiang Chen
Forecasting building energy performance using machine learning methods: To what extent should we trust it?
Mahnameh Taheri, Colin Parry, Agnieszka Hermanowicz, Alan Wegienka
A Method for Exploring Occupant-related Uncertainty during Simulation-aided Office Building Design
Tareq Abuimara, William O'Brien, Burak Gunay
Occupancy-based predictive control of an outdoor air intake damper: A case study
Brodie W. Hobson, H. Burak Gunay, Araz Ashouri, Guy R. Newsham
A Hybrid Numerical-Analytical Method to Evaluate Short-Term Temperatures Changes in Geothermal Boreholes
Carlos Prieto, Massimo Cimmino
Uncertainties of Building Energy Simulation and the Implications for the British Columbia Energy Step Code
Sepehr Foroushani
Temporal Resolution of Measurements and the Effects on Calibrating Building Energy Models
Fazel Khayatian, Andrew Bollinger, Philipp Heer
Potential of the deep learning-based model for prediction of supply air temperature from air-handling units
Md Shamim Ahamed, Radu Zmeureanu, José Candanedo
Forecasting the electric demand of an HVAC System with deep learning-based techniques
Jason Runge, Radu Zmeureanu
Multi-objective Battery Energy Storage Control Modeling for Residences Within Utilities
Byrne Campbell, Lukas Swan
Method of sensitivity analysis applied to a NECB-2017 reference institutional building
Pedro Rafael Guaraldi da Silva, Radu Zmeureanu
Data analysis, Modelling and energy flexibility assessment in an educational building in Canada
Navid Morovat, José Agustín Candanedo, Andreas K Athienitis
CO2 Network for Thermal Management in Buildings
Arash Bastani, Parham Eslami-Nejad
Fault detection and diagnosis of air temperature sensors in an air handling unit using machine learning techniques
Behrad Bezyan, Radu Zmeureanu
Quantifying the scalability of reduced-order grey-box energy models for commercial building stock modeling
Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Usman Ali, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell
Simulation-based Assessment of Air-Source Heat Pump Sizing Using Enhanced Component Model
Solange Prud'homme, Stéphanie Breton, Justin Tamasauskas, Jeremy Sager
Minimizing the performance gap of A-Rated Buildings while supporting high levels of user comfort.
Ruth Kerrigan, Roger West, Pat Shiel, Niti Saini, Ian Pyburn
Verification of occupant-related aspects of the National Building Code in Canada
Ahmed Abdeen, William O'Brien, Burak Gunay
Intelligent Community Control
Kate Naughton, Catherine Conaghan
Anomaly detection in district operation systems
Gerrit Bode, Ansas Bogdan, Marc Baranski, Dirk Müller
Building Integrated Photovoltaic/Thermal (BIPV/T) (Air Based) System and its Potential Building Facades Application in Toronto, Canada
Javeriya Hasan, Fung Alan
Linked Data Framework for Urban and National Scale Building Energy Modelling
James Allan, Leonie Fierz, Andrew Bollinger, Kristina Orehounig
A novel approach for assessing Solar Assisted Heat Pump (SAHP) system incorporation in domestic hot water heating applications
Heba Teamah, Marilyn Lightstone
Evaluating the Thermal Impacts of Different Masonry Wall Tie Designs Using FEM
Yue Shao, Maysoun Ismaiel, Yuxiang Chen
Energy flexible building: predictive load management of passive and active energy storage under a Demand Response Program
Jennifer Date, Jose Candanedo, Andreas Athienitis, Karine Lavigne
Energy sharing potential in mixed-use cluster
Kuljeet Singh, Caroline Hachem-Vermette
Knowledge and skills gaps of Canadian building performance modellers and recommendations for professional certification
Nina Doré, William O'Brien, Umberto Berardi, Ian Beausoleil-Morrison, Sebastián Carrizo
Preparing Weather Data for Real-time Building Energy Simulation
Maryam MeshkinKiya, Riccardo Paolini
Designing Mixed-Use Recreational Facilities to Meet TEDI, TEUI, GHGI, and Thermal Comfort Targets
Jeanie Chan, Andrea Frisque, Haobo Liu, Luisa Drope
A simulation-based sandbox for testing occupant-centric control strategies
Mohamed M. Ouf, Erik Bowden, June Y. Park, Burak Gunay
Energy demand prediction in smart buildings using advanced machine learning techniques
Desiree Arias-Requejo, Carlos J. Alonso-Gonzalez, Belarmino Pulido, Marcus M. Keane
Optimised IES-VE model calibration methodology integrating IoT, smart meter and BMS data
Adalberto Guerra Cabrera, Ruth Kerrigan
Modelling and Assessment of Cloud Based Smart Dual Fuel Switching System (SDFSS) of Residential Hybrid HVAC System for Simultaneous Reduction of Energy Cost and Greenhouse Gas Emission Under Smart Grid Infrastructure
Gulsun Demirezen, Dr. Alan S. Fung
Analyzing building envelope retrofit strategies using a neural network model based on sensor data
Chirag Deb, Zhonghao Dai, Arno Schlueter
A calibrated RC model for data-driven retrofit analysis of a residential building
Diego Sigrist, Chirag Deb, Arno Schlueter
Modelling and Optimization of Battery Capacity for Resiliency in a Building-level Microgrid
Jeremy Lytle, Alan Fung, Falon Attai, Livio Nichilo
Applying data driven thermal modeling techniques to provide office occupants with time to setpoint estimates
Connor Brackley, William O'Brien, Chantal Trudel
Modeling and simulation of a dual temperature BTES system
Mohammadamin Ahmadfard, Michel Bernier
Net-Zero Carbon Study for the Centre Block Rehabilitation Project
Michael Michalak, Knapp Daniel, Brett Kerrigan, Selena McRae, Clement Guenard, Martin Sing
Estimation of Reduction in Energy Consumption, Energy Cost and Greenhouse Gas Emission Achieved through Gas-fired Absorption Heat Pump using a Calibrated Building Energy Simulation Model in eQUEST
Altamash Ahmad Baig, Alan Fung
Energy performance advantages of using multiple compressors in a heat pump operating in heating mode
Geoffrey Viviescas, Houaida Saidi, Michel Bernier, Michael Kummert
A new framework of conducting parametric analysis on EnergyPlus models via R
Hongyuan Jia, Adrian Chong
Influence of early stage design variables and thermal mass on energy flexibility in net-zero energy buildings
Samson Yip, Andreas K. Athienitis, Bruno Lee
Climate Change Impact on Utility of District Heating in New Development Context
Justin Francis McCarty, Adam M Rysanek
Net-Zero Navigator: A platform for interactive net-zero building design using surrogate modelling
Gaëlle Faure, Paul Westermann, Kevin Cant, David Rulff, Ralph Evins
Inference of Building Archetypes and Schedules from City of Victoria Open Data
Garrett Edward Sylva Therrien, Theodor Victor Christiaanse, Ralph Evins
Evaluation of the robustness of prescriptive building energy code energy conservation measures
Adam Douglas Wills, Iain Macdonald, Ghassan Marjaba
Proposition of a humidity control strategy for a calibrated greenhouse model with realistic controls in TRNSYS
Timothe William Lalonde, Danielle Monfet, Didier Haillot
Optimization of an Earth Tube System by Means of Factorial Analysis
Hoda Barzegar Ganji, Michael Utzinger
A techno-economic assessment of residential energy refurbishments in Canada’s remote and rural communities: A case study
Joe Coady, Jean Duquette
Energy Codes Performance Assessment of ASHRAE 90.1 and the NECB
Curt Hepting
A Parametric Study on the Relationship between Geometric Envelope Parameters and HVAC Systems
Mariana Barssoum, Edward Vuong, Iain Macdonald
Energy and Economic Analysis of Cold-Climate Heat Pumps in Commercial Buildings in Canada
Kamel Haddad, Mike Lubun, Phylroy Lopez, Chris Kirney
Analysis of Feature Importance in Modeling Ground Source Heat Pump Systems Using Broad Parametric Analysis, Load Characterization and Artificial Neural Networks
David Rulff, Kevin Cant, Theodor Victor Christiaanse, Ralph Evins
Multi-Stage Agent-Based Optimization of Building Layouts for Energy Performance
David Rulff, Ralph Evins
Application of phase change materials in the solar energy greenhouse exposed to cold climate
Arshdeep Singh Grewal, Miroslava Kavgic
Integrated Design of Building Envelope and Mechanical Systems for Occupant Thermal Comfort through Building Simulation
Kevin Kai Ye, Xiangjin Yang, Simon Graham, Lyle Scott
Multi-objective Optimization of a Coupled BIPV/T-Solid Desiccant Cooling System for a Warm and Humid Climate
Nima Bonyadi, Aditya Nibandhe, Efstratios Rounis, Bruno Lee, Andreas Athienitis, Ashutosh Bagchi
Understanding the Influence of Heating/Cooling Modes on Occupant Thermal Comfort Perception
Wooyoung Jung, Farrokh Jazizadeh
Exploring the Performance Requirements of a Net Zero Energy Ready Code
Edward Vuong, Iain Macdonald, Mariana Barssoum
Validated transient model of a novel radiant cooling panel
Denon Sheppard, Adam Rysanek
Extending the Fanger PMV model to include the effect of non-thermal conditions on thermal comfort
Sarah Crosby, Adam Rysanek