2014 ASHRAE/IBPSA-USA Building Simulation Conference

Atlanta, Georgia, USA September 10-12, 2014

The Ever Changing Sky – BIM Model in Daylighting Study
Yun-Shang Chiou, Pei-Chung Huang
Comparison of Integrated Simulation Tools for LEED V4 Daylight Credit Assessment
Ahoo Malekafzalil, Ladan Ghobad, Jianxin Hui
Complex Geometry Facades in Building Energy Simulations and Standards
Won Hee Ko
Towards Standarized Building Properties Template Files for Early Design Energy Model Generation
Carlos Cerezo, Timur Dogan, Christoph Reinhart
Reducing EnergyPlus Run Time for Code Compliance Tools
Rahul Athalye, Krishnan Gowri, Robert Schultz, Jason Glazer
Using the BEopt Automated Residential Simulation Test Suite to Enable Comparative Analysis between Energy Simulation Engines
Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco, Jeff Maguire, Scott Horowitz, Craig Christensen
Linking Simulation Programs, Advanced Control and FDD Algorithms with a Building Management System Based on the Functional Mock-Up Interface and the Building Automation Java Architecture Standards
Thierry Stephane Nouidui, Michael Wetter
Coupled Simulation of Indoor Environment, HVAC and Control System by Using Fast Fluid Dynamics and the Modelica Buildings Library
Wangda Zuo, Michael Wetter, Dan Li, Mingang Jin, Wei Tian, Qingyan Chen
Development of Control Benefit Evaluation Tool for Small Commercial Buildings
Donghun Kim, Eugene Cliff, James Braun, Jeff Borggaard
Adaptive and Predictive Control of Thermally Activated Building Systems
Martin Schmelas, Thomas Feldmann, Elmar Bollin
Scaling Building Energy Modeling Horizontally in the Cloud with OpenStudio
Nicholas Long, Brian Ball, Katherine Fleming, Daniel Macumber
A Graphical Tool for Cloud-Based Building Energy Simulation
Daniel Macumber, Brian Ball, Nicholas Long
Challenges, Limitations, and Success of Cloud Computing for Parallel Simulation of Multiple Scenario and Co-Simulation
Livio Mazzarella, Martina Pasini, Narges Shahmandi Hoonejani
A Radiance-Based Building Energy Model to Evaluate the Performance of Complex Fenestration Systems
Bruno Bueno, Elena Guidolin, Jan Wienold, Tilmann Kuhn
Irradiance Caching for Global Illumination Calculation on Graphics Hardware
Nathaniel Jones, Christoph Reinhart
Automated CFD Simulation System with BIM for BCA Green Mark Certification
Nari Yoon, Nobuyuki Oshitani, Yuya Ando
BIM-Based Processes and Standardized Information Exchanges for Multizone Airflow Analysis
Sanghoon Lee, Jason DeGraw, William Bahnfleth, Robert Leicht, John Messner
An FMI-Based Toolchain for the Adoption of Model-Based FDD
Marco Bonvini, Michael Wetter, Michael Sohn
Tools for Evaluating Air Flow Network of Dual Duct Double Fan Systems
Shokouh Pourarian, Jin Wen, Xiwang Li, Daniel Veronica, Xiaohui Zhou, Ran Liu
Laboratory Systems: Impact of Functional, Operational and Climatic Parameters
Shreshth Nagpal, Jagan Pillai
An EnergyPlus Whole Building Energy Model Calibration Method for Office Buildings Using Occupant Behavior Data Mining and Empirical Data
Khee Poh Lam, Jie Zhao, Erik Ydstie, Jason Wirick, Meiwei Qi, Jihyun Park
Post-Occupancy Evaluation and Partial-Calibration of 18 Design-Phase Energy Models
Holly Samuelson, Arash Ghorayshi, Christoph Reinhart
Is Monthly and Whole Building Level Calibration Enough? A Detailed Modeling and Calibration Study of an Ultra-Efficient Occupancy Simulated House
Piljae Im, Mahabir Bhandari
Spreadsheet Tool Development for Visualizing Building Performance and Simulation Data to Help Calibrating Models
Simon Sansregret, Karine Lavigne
Sizing HVAC Systems under Uncertainty
Yuming Sun, Li Gu, C. F. Jeff Wu, Godfried Augenbroe
Impact of Modeler Decisions on Simulation Results
Pamela Berkeley, Philip Haves, Erik Kolderup
Right-Sizing a Residential Photovoltaic System under the Influence of Demand Response Programs and in the Presence of System Uncertainties
Yuna Zhang, Godfried Augenbroe
The Impact of Default Assumptions from Simulation Protocols on Predicted Energy Consumption in Office Buildings in Australia
Daniel Daly, Paul Cooper, Zhenjun Ma
Campus-Wide Integrated Building Energy Simulation
Willy Bernal, Madhur Behl, Truong Nghiem, Rahul Mangharam
Urban Energy Modeling: GIS as an Alternative to BIM
Praveen Sehrawat, Karen Kensek
Urban Scale Modelling - How Generalised Models Can Help Communities Halve Their Energy Use in 30 Years
Annie Marston, Peter Garforth, Gerd Fleichammer, Oliver Baumann
Site-Level Energy Monitoring and Analysis Using Koopman Operator Methods
Michael Georgescu, Igor Mezić
A Novel Calibration Methodology for Heating Coil Models Using Real Data and Modelica Models
Jesús Febres, Raymond Sterling, Marcus Keane
Calibration of an EnergyPlus Simulation of a Phase Change Material Product Using Experimental Test Cell Data
Nathan Brown, Santosh Philip, Ibone Santiago Trojaola, Susan Ubbelohde, George Loisos
A Guide to Bayesian Calibration of Building Energy Models
Matthew Riddle, Ralph Muehleisen
Early Design Analysis Using Optimization Techniques in Design/Practice
Sukreet Singh, Karen Kensek
Performance Based Architectural Design Optimization: Automated 3D Space Layout Using Simulated Annealing
Hwang Yi, Yun Kyu Yi
Optimization of the Water-Cooled Chiller Plant System Operation
Sen Huang, Wangda Zuo
An Improved Method of Modeling Infiltration in Commercial Building Energy Models
Lisa Ng, Steven Emmerich, Andrew Persily
Development of a Simplified Model of the Switchable Exhaust Air Insulation Window
Chong Zhang, Jinbo Wang, Xinhua Xu, Jing Kang
Inverse Modeling to Estimate the Effective Leakage Area in Buildings
Te Qi, Zheng O'Neill, Godfried Augenbroe
BIM-Extracted EnergyPlus Model Calibration for Retrofit Analysis of a Historically Listed Building in Switzerland
Clayton Miller, Daren Thomas, Silvia Domingo Irigoyen, Christian Hersberger, Zoltán Nagy, Dino Rossi, Arno Schlueter
Design and Modeling Strategies for Retrofit to Natural Ventilation
Santosh Philip, Abe Shameson, Nathan Brown, George Loisos, Susan Ubbelohde
Evaluating Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Multifamily Housing
Piljae Im, Mini Malhotra
An Overview of the Web-Based Integration of Energy, Daylight, and Airflow Simulations to Facilitate Implementation of Energy Efficiency Measures
Mohammad Heidarinejad, Matthew Dahlhausen, Joshua Wentz, Jin Li, Mujing Wang, Ying Sun, Nicholas Mattise, Craig Casey, Jelena Srebric, Richard Mistrick
Energy Modeling of a Combined Cooling, Heating and Power Plant Using the Evergreen Building Energy Simulation Tool
Xin Hu, Xiang Liu, Liangcai Tan
Potential of Decentralized Heat Pumps to Improve the Financial Viability of a Solar District Heating System with Seasonal Thermal Storage
Mathilde Krebs, Humberto Quintana, Michaël Kummert
Simulation Modeling of Earth-to-Air Heat Exchanger (Buried Pipe) for the Performance Analysis of a School Building in Mid-Atlantic Region
Sedighehsadat Mirianhosseinabadi, Soolyeon Cho, Eun Chul Kang, Euy-Joon Lee
Comparison of Actual Supply Air Fan Performance Data to ASHRAE 90.1 Standard-2010 and DOE Commercial Reference Buildings Part Load Fan Energy Use Formula
Parichehr Salimifard, Payam Delgoshaei, Ke Xu, James Freihaut
HVAC Degradation and Asset Management–A Novel Application of Whole Building Simulation
Jianmin Zhu, Khashayar Mahani, Mohsen Jafari, Niloofar Salahi, Yan Lu, Emmanuel Bisse
Dynamic Simulation of Regulation Demand Response by VAV HVAC Systems
David Blum, Leslie Norford
Impact of External Static Pressure on Residential Heating and Cooling Energy Use in Hot Climates
Peng Yin, James Sweeney, Michael Pate
Including Occupants in Building Performance Simulation: Integration of an Agent-Based Occupant Behavior Algorithm with EnergyPlus
Jared Langevin, Jin Wen, Patrick Gurian
Pedestrian Simulation Based on BIM Data
Hermann Mayer, Wolfram Klein, Christian Frey, Simon Daum, Peter Kielar, André Borrmann
A Framework for Modeling Occupancy Schedules and Local Trips Based on Activity Based Surveys
Tarek Rakha, Cody Rose, Christoph Reinhart
User Related Energy Uses and Their Impact on Heating Demand in Swedish Residential Buildings
Hans Bagge, Dennis Johansson, Victor Fransson
Building Simulation Modelers – Are We Big Data Ready?
Jibonananda Sanyal, Joshua New
Development of Residential Prototype Building Models and Analysis System for Large-Scale Energy Efficiency Studies Using EnergyPlus
Vrushali Mendon, Z. Todd Taylor
Parametric Analysis Tool to Study the Effects of Energy Conservation Measures on Building Energy Use Across California
Ingrid Chaires, Alexej Goehring, Mallory Taub, David Barker
Simulating Water: Supply and Demand in the Built Environment
Fred Betz, Willa Kuh
A Data Visualization Tool for Hygrothermal Analysis
Ajith Rao, Vamshi Gooje
Using Measured Data to More Accurately Evaluate Freeze-Thaw Risk When Insulating Solid Masonry Walls
Jason Der Ananian, Sean O'Brien
Cooling System by Evaporation of Water in a Fibrous Wall
Adrian Katili, Abdelkrim Trabelsi, Joseph Virgone