Conference Agenda

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

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Session Overview
Date: Friday, 03/Sept/2021
Session F1.1: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Thierry Duforestel, EDF R&D
8:30 - 8:48

Update of ASHRAE Standard 140/BESTEST thermal fabric test cases

Joel Neymark1, Ronald Judkoff2, Michael Kummert3, Ralph Muehleisen4, John Allison5, Jingjing An6, Jason Glazer7, Robert Henninger7, Marion Hiller8, Yue Jiang9, Alec Johannsen10, Neal Kruis11, Timothy McDowell12, Eikichi Ono13, Paul Strachan14, Michael Witte7, Da Yan15, Harunori Yoshida16, Xin Zhou9

1: J. Neymark & Associates, United States of America; 2: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States of America; 3: Polytechnique Montréal, Canada; 4: Argonne National Laboratory, United States of America; 5: arbnco Ltd, United Kingdom; 6: Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, China; 7: GARD Analytics, Inc., United States; 8: Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH, Germany; 9: Southeast University, China; 10: Alec Johannsen Consulting Engineers, South Africa; 11: Big Ladder Software, United States; 12: Thermal Energy System Specialists, United States; 13: National University of Singapore, Singapore; 14: University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom; 15: Tsinghua University, China; 16: Kyoto University (professor emeritus), Japan

8:48 - 9:06

SimQuality - A novel test suite for dynamic building energy simulation tools

Andreas Nicolai1, Stephan Hirth1, Madjid Madjidi2

1: TU Dresden, Germany; 2: University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Germany

9:06 - 9:24

Consistency in early simulation inputs with statistical analyses of historical models: Reducing the impact of mental models and simulation settings

Nanna Dyrup Svane1,2, Torben Østergård1,2, Rasmus Lund Jensen1

1: Aalborg University; 2: MOE A/S

9:24 - 9:42

Evaluating different metrics for inter-model comparison of urban-scale building energy simulation time series

Hicham Johra1, Michael Mans2, Konstantin Filonenko3, Ina De Jaeger4, Dirk Saelens4, Torben Tvedebrink1

1: Aalborg University, Denmark; 2: RWTH Aachen University, Germany; 3: University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; 4: KU Leuven, Belgium

Session F1.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Andrea Gasparella, Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Chair : Aurelien Bres, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
8:30 - 8:48

Effect of reduced air change rates on indoor air quality and air conditioning energy consumption in retail buildings

Konstantin Finkbeiner, Martin Kremer, Martin Rätz, Xuchao Ying, Paul Mathis, Dirk Müller

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

8:48 - 9:06

Metrics for evaluating envelope performance in next generation energy codes

Rasoul Asaee1, Adam Wills2, Alex Ferguson1

1: Natural Resources Canada, Canada; 2: National Research Council, Canada

9:06 - 9:24

Developments in simulation and evaluation of large-scale hot water tanks and pits in renewables-based district heating

Abdulrahman Dahash, Fabian Ochs, Alice Tosatto

University of Innsbruck, Austria

9:24 - 9:42

Energy flexibility quantification with integrated heat pump, floor heating system, and thermal storage in a school building

Navid Morovat1, José Agustín Candanedo1,2, Andreas K Athienitis1

1: Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; 2: CanmetENERGY, Montreal, Canada

9:42 - 10:00

Integrating energy systems into building design with Hive: Features, user survey and comparison with Ladybug and Honeybee tools

Christoph Waibel, Daren Thomas, Amr Elesawy, Illias Hischier, Linus Walker, Arno Schlüter

Chair of Architecture and Building Systems, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Session F1.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Eline Himpe, Ghent University
Chair : Vincenzo Corrado, Politecnico di Torino
8:30 - 8:48

Cooling energy use reduction in private residential buildings in Egypt accounting for global warming effects.

Mohammad Abdollah Fadel Abdollah, Rossano Scoccia, Giulia Filippini, Mario Motta

Politecnico di Milano, Italy

8:48 - 9:06

Multi-criteria optimization of an earth-air heat exchanger based system for several climates of European capital cities.

Arnaud Lapertot, Benjamin Kadoch, Olivier Le Metayer

Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, IUSTI UMR 7343, 13453, Marseille, France

9:06 - 9:24

Control of a state-wide pool of hybrid heat pumps to decrease the GHG emissions of heating

Marianne Biéron1,2, Jérôme Le Dréau1, Benjamin Haas2

1: LaSIE (UMR CNRS 7356) - La Rochelle University, La Rochelle, France; 2: Engie Lab Future Buildings and Cities, CRIGEN, ENGIE, France

9:24 - 9:42

A machine learning-based methodology for harnessing the energy flexibility potential of residential buildings

Adamantios Bampoulas1,2, Fabiano Pallonetto1, Eleni Mangina1,3, Donal P. Finn1,2

1: UCD Energy Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 2: UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; 3: UCD School of Computer Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

9:42 - 10:00

Simulation based evaluation of building integrated solar envelope systems on building level

Fabian Ochs1, Mara Magni1, Martin Hauer2, Samuel De Vries3, Paolo Bonato4

1: University of Innsbruck, Austria; 2: Bartenbach, Austria; 3: TUe, The Netherlands; 4: Eurac Research, Italy

Session F1.4: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Romana Markovic, KIT
8:30 - 8:48

Hydrogen explosion hazards mitigation in industrial lead-acid battery rooms under different ventilation conditions

Dorota Brzezińska

Lodz University of Technology, Poland

8:48 - 9:06

On the reliability of room acoustics simulation models: A case study of multi-purpose performance halls

Edita Vinca, Helene Teufl, Josef Lechleitner, Ardeshir Mahdavi

Department of Building Physics and Building Ecology, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria

9:06 - 9:24

Case study: the influence of model size on local room acoustic parameters in Odeon

Yannick Sluyts, Leopold Kritly, Arnon Vandenberghe, Christ Glorieux, Monika Rychtarikova

KULeuven, Belgium

9:24 - 9:42

A new building thermal model to a better evaluation of the thermal comfort during heat waves

Adrien Toesca1, Damien David1, André Kuster1, Michel Lussault2, Kévyn Johannes1

1: CETHIL, France; 2: EVS, France

Coffee Break
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)
Session F2.1: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Jacopo Vivian, University of Padua
Chair : Jelle Laverge, Ghent University
10:30 - 10:48

Assessing the effect of network order on epistemic uncertainty quantification for reduced-order grey-box energy models

Mohammad Haris Shamsi1,4, Usman Ali1,3, Eleni Mangina2, James O'Donnell1

1: School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Energy Institute, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland; 2: School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland; 3: Sustainable Energy Authority Of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland; 4: University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

10:48 - 11:06

Applying sensitivity analysis to urban building energy models

Pamela Jane Fennell1, Matthias Van Hove2, Lia Weinberg3, George J. Bennett1, Marc Delghust2, Sebastian Forthuber4, Martin Jakob3, Lukas Kranzl4, Érika Mata5, Claudio Nägeli6, Janet L. Reyna7, Giamomo Catenazzi3

1: UCL; 2: UGent; 3: TEP Energy; 4: TU Wien; 5: IVL; 6: Chalmers University; 7: NREL

11:06 - 11:24

Data-driven statistical modelling of real energy use in modern Flemish single-family houses: a feasibility study

Matthias Yvan C. Van Hove1, Mieke Deurinck2, Wim Lameire2, Jelle Laverge1, Arnold Janssens1, Marc Delghust1

1: Ghent University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Building Physics Research Group, Belgium; 2: Flemish Energy and Climate Agency (VEKA), Brussels, Belgium

Session F2.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Joel Neymark, J. Neymark & Associates
Chair : Ádám Bognár, Eindhoven University of Technology
10:30 - 10:48

CNN-based quick energy prediction model using image analysis for shape information

Manav Mahan Singh1, Philipp Geyer1,2

1: KU Leuven; 2: TU Berlin

10:48 - 11:06

Application of MyBEM, a BIM to BEM platform, to a building renovation concept with solar harvesting technologies

Mathias Bouquerel1, Kevin Ruben Deutz1, Benoît Charrier1, Thierry Duforestel1, Mickael Rousset1, Bart Erich2, Gerrit-Jan van Riessen3, Thomas Braun4

1: EDF R&D, Moret-Loing-et-Orvanne, France; 2: TNO, Eindhoven, Netherlands; 3: Emergo, Netherlands; 4: Pilkington Germany, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

11:06 - 11:24

Optimal energy system sizing with independent load and weather time series.

François Lédée1,2, Gaëlle Faure1,2, Curran Crawford1,3, Ralph Evins1,2

1: Institute for Integrated Energy Systems, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; 2: Energy in Cities group, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; 3: Sustainable Systems Design Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria, British Columbia

11:24 - 11:42

Evaluating the Performance of different Window Opening Styles for single-sided buoyancy-driven natural Ventilation using CFD Simulations

Akshit Gupta, Annamaria Belleri, Francesco Babich

Institute for Renewable Energy, Eurac Research, 39100 Bolzano, Italy

11:42 - 12:00

Beyond normal: Guidelines on how to identify suitable model input distributions for building performance analysis

Giorgos Petrou1, Anna Mavrogianni2, Phil Symonds2, Mike Davies2

1: UCL Energy Institute, United Kingdom; 2: UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, United Kingdom

Session F2.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Tarek Rakha, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chair : Yasuyuki Shiraishi, The University of Kitakyushu
10:30 - 10:48

Modeling and simulation of the Ukrainian residential building stock : application to the evaluation of gas demand

Tarik Bouhal1, Valentin Gavan2

1: Energeo - LR Technologies Groupe, 35 rue des chantiers, 78000 Versailles, France; 2: ENGIE Lab CRIGEN, 4, Street Josephine Baker, 93240 Stains, France

10:48 - 11:06

Application of optimisation, building energy simulation and life cycle assessment to the design of an urban building construction project.

Aurore Wurtz, Patrick Schalbart, Bruno Peuportier

Mines ParisTech, France

11:06 - 11:24

Renovating Flanders: a building classification approach to assess large-scale renovation costs

Guillermo Borragán, Dorien Aerts, Glenn Reynders, Yixiao Ma, Lukas Engelen, Stijn Verbeke

VITO-Energy Ville, Belgium

11:24 - 11:42

Can Archive Film Stores in the global South achieve net zero and reliable Energy?

Elli Nikolaidou, Harrison King, David Coley

University of Bath, United Kingdom

11:42 - 12:00

Methodology for comparison of nZEB ambition level in different countries by building and system simulation

Carsten Wemhoener1, Fabian Ochs2, Mara Magni2, Christina Betzold3

1: Institute of Energy Technology, University of Applied Sciences Eastern Switzerland, Switzerland; 2: Unit for Energy Efficient Building, UIBK, University of Innsbruck, Austria; 3: Technische Hochschule Nuremberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany

Session F2.4: The role of occupants
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Natalia Giraldo Vasquez, Federal University of Santa Catarina
Chair : Mathieu Schumann, EDF
10:30 - 10:48

Demonstration of operation of anti-Legionella controller in test setup

Elisa Van Kenhove, Lien De Backer, Klaas De Jonge, Jelle Laverge

UGent, Belgium

10:48 - 11:06

Contribution of building energy simulations to the assessment of overheating health risks in urban dwellings

Flavia Barone1, Lucie Merlier1, Virginie Chasles2, Frédéric Kuznik1

1: Univ Lyon, CNRS, INSA-Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, CETHIL UMR5008, F-69621, Villeurbanne, France; 2: Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3, UMR 5600 Environnement Ville Société (EVS)

Session F2.5 (Online Track): Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Clarice Bleil de Souza, Cardiff University
10:30 - 10:48

A simulation approach for the optimization of distributed energy supply systems based on multiple energy indicators in commercial districts.

Takahiro Ueno

Building Research Institute / Japan, Japan

10:48 - 11:06

A Comparative analysis on the impact of different weather datasets used in Australia on building energy simulation results

Samuel Udom, Saeed Banihashemi, Charles Lemckert

University of Canberra, Australia

11:06 - 11:24

Spatio-temporal data analysis for development of microclimate prediction models

Tageui Hong, Yeonsook Heo

Korea University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

11:24 - 11:42

Design and analysis of a renewable energy network based on fuel cells in residential communities

Jiwook Byun, Yeonsook Heo

Korea University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

11:42 - 12:00

The design of distributed control system for a hybrid energy supply network in a residential community

Jaehyun Go, Yeonsook Heo

Korea University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Session F2.6 (Online Track): Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
10:30 - 10:48

Performance evaluation of passive hygrothermal control for houses using a thermodynamic HAM model

Haksung Lee1, Akihito Ozaki2

1: Department of Architecture, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Republic of Korea; 2: Kyushu University, Japan

10:48 - 11:06

Airflow optimization for thermal comfort and energy efficiency for room air conditioners

Ryuta Tanaka1, Saleh Nabi2, Mio Nonaka1

1: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Advanced Technology R&D Center, Japan; 2: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA

11:06 - 11:24

Designing a data-driven model predictive control framework for residential buildings

Hyeong Seok Lee, Yeonsook Heo

Urban Energy&Environment Lab, Dept. of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, Korea University

11:24 - 11:42

Predicting occupant thermal comfort for multiple air-side systems and seasonal scenarios using Autonomous HVAC CFD

Sandip Jadhav, Praveen Kumar, Rohit Chavan, Avinash Goen

Centre for Computational Technologies Pvt Ltd, India

11:42 - 12:00

A simulation study to analyze the impact of Integrated Passive Strategies on natural ventilation and daylighting in a slum house of Mumbai

Abdul Moeed Chaudhary1, Sahil Priyadarshi2, Shailee Goswami3

1: Essential India, Mumbai; 2: International Finance corporation (IFC); 3: Centre for Environmental Planning and Technology, Ahmedabad

Session F2.7 (Online Track): Buildings paving the way for the energy transition / optimisation /control
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Raul Fernando Ajmat, University of Tucuman
10:30 - 10:48

Prediction of HVAC loads at different spatial resolutions and buildings using deep learning models

Antonio Liguori1, Shiying Yang1, Romana Markovic2, Thi Thu Ha Dam1, Andreas Wagner2, Jérôme Frisch1, Christoph van Treeck1

1: RWTH Aachen, Germany; 2: KIT, Germany

10:48 - 11:06

Data-driven calibration of joint building and HVAC dynamic models using scalable Bayesian optimization

Ankush Chakrabarty1, Emilio Maddalena2, Hongtao Qiao1, Christopher Laughman1

1: Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, United States of America; 2: École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

11:06 - 11:24

A performance-driven simulation workflow for PV integration into the design process: application on an innovative building project in Switzerland

Sergi Aguacil Moreno

Building2050 group, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Fribourg, Switzerland

11:24 - 11:42

An inquiry into the accuracy of the energy model calibration process

Ipek Yilmaz1, Burak Gunay1, Guy Newsham2, Adam Wills2

1: Carleton University, Canada; 2: National Research Council, Canada

11:42 - 12:00

Deep reinforcement learning-based optimal building energy management strategies with photovoltaic systems

Minjeong Sim, Geonkyo Hong, Dongjun Suh

Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)

Location: Belfry
Session F3.1: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: J. Alstan Jakubiec, University of Toronto
Chair : Ricardo Forgiarini Rupp, Technical University of Denmark
13:30 - 13:48

Hygrothermal modeling of green roof made with substrate and drainage layers of coarse recycled materials

Mostafa Kazemi, Luc Courard, Shady Attia

University of Liège, Belgium

13:48 - 14:06

A computational approach for checking compliance with European view and sunlight exposure criteria

Eleonora Brembilla, Shervin Azadi, Pirouz Nourian

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

14:06 - 14:24

Building performance simulation supporting typical design activities: the case of ‘Organising 2D layout'

Steffen Petersen, Mike Steen Kingo Danielsen, Pernille Klavsen

Aarhus University, Denmark

14:24 - 14:42

Natural ventilation predictions for a slum house in Dhaka using large-eddy simulations within a multi-fidelity simulation framework with uncertainty quantification

Yunjae Hwang, Catherine Gorle

Stanford University, United States of America

Session F3.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Andreas Nicolai, TU Dresden
13:30 - 13:48

Analysis of the thermal inertia in historic buildings and related effects for retrofit strategies applied to urban energy modeling

Laura Carnieletto, Enrico Prataviera, Giuseppe Emmi, Michele De Carli, Angelo Zarrella

University of Padova, Italy

13:48 - 14:06

Simulation of outdoor thermal comfort: a tweak with energyplus

Edouard Walther1, Carla Delmarre2, Séverine Huet1

1: AREP L'hypercube, France; 2: INSA Lyon, Département Génie Civil et Urbanisme, France

14:06 - 14:24

Lumped-capacitance models to evaluate the urban cooling energy consumptions: analysis on a case-study district in the University of Padua.

Enrico Prataviera, Pierdonato Romano, Laura Carnieletto, Jacopo Vivian, Angelo Zarrella

University of Padua, Italy

14:24 - 14:42

GIS-based multi-scale residential building energy modeling using a data-driven approach

Usman Ali1, Mohammad Haris Shamsi1, Mark Bohacek3, Karl Purcell3, Cathal Hoare1, Eleni Mangina2, James O’Donnell1

1: School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Energy Institute University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland; 2: School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland; 3: Sustainable Energy Authority Of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Session F3.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Elli Nikolaidou, University of Bath
Chair : Roel Loonen, Eindhoven University of Technology
13:30 - 13:48

Data-driven estimation of parametric uncertainty of reduced order RC models for building climate control

Anke Uytterhoeven1,2, Ina De Jaeger1,3, Kenneth Bruninx1,2, Dirk Saelens1,3, Lieve Helsen1,2

1: EnergyVille, Genk, Belgium; 2: KU Leuven, Mechanical Engineering Department, Leuven, Belgium; 3: KU Leuven, Civil Engineering Department, Leuven, Belgium

13:48 - 14:06

Formulation and implementation of a model predictive control (MPC) strategy for a PCM-driven building ventilation cooling system

Tao Yang1, Konstantin Filonenko1, Jonathan Dallaire1, Viktor Bue Ljungdahl1, Muhyiddine Jradi1, Esther Kieseritzky2, Felix Pawelz2, Christian Veje1

1: Center for Energy Informatics, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark; 2: Rubitherm Technologies GmbH, Berlin, Germany

14:06 - 14:24

Data-driven prediction of flow parameters in a ventilated cavity using high-fidelity CFD simulations

Nina Morozova, Fransesc Xavier Trias Miquel, Roser Capdevila Paramio, Asensio Oliva Llena

​Heat and Mass Transfer Technological Center (CTTC), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain

14:24 - 14:42

Evaluating data-driven building stock heat demand forecasting models for energy optimization

Tohid Jafarinejad, Ina De Jaeger, Arash Erfani, Dirk Saelens

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Session F3.4: Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Vojtech Zavrel, CTU in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Chair : Sammy Rogmans, Sweco
13:30 - 13:48

The effect of climate change on the renovation of social housing

Els Van de moortel, Delphine Ramon, Karen Allacker, Frank De Troyer

KU Leuven, Belgium

13:48 - 14:06

The feasibility of ventilative cooling in an office building in a Flemish urban context and the impact of future climate scenario’s

Joost Declercq1, Delphine Ramon2, Fabrice Derny3, Karen Allacker2

1: archipelago architects, Belgium; 2: KU Leuven, Belgium; 3: MATRIciel, Belgium

14:06 - 14:24

Performance simulation of a geothermal rain water tank coupled to building ventilation

Jean-Baptiste Bouvenot

INSA Strasbourg/ICube Laboratory, France

14:24 - 14:42

Development of an urban microclimate model to assess the air temperature field during the summer period

Julie Soriano1,2, Lucie Merlier1, Damien David1, Frédéric Kuznik1, Lionel Soulhac2

1: Univ Lyon, CNRS, INSA-Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, CETHIL UMR5008, F-69621, Villeurbanne, France; 2: Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique UMR CNRS 5509, École Centrale de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, INSA Lyon, 69134 Écully Cedex, France

14:42 - 15:00

Simulation of outdoor thermal conditions of sub-urban neighbourhood typology in Ha Tinh, Viet Nam

Dung Ngo Hoang Ngoc1,3, Emilia Motoasca2, Alexis Versele1, Cuong Pham Hung3, Hilde Breesch1

1: Faculty of Engineering Technology, KU Leuven, Ghent, Belgium; 2: VITO NV, Mol, Belgium; 3: Faculty of Architecture and Planning, National University of Civil Engineering, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Session F3.5 (Online Track): Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Massimo Palme, Universidad Católica del Norte
13:30 - 13:37

Case studies for feasibility and potential estimation of demand response control of district heating and cooling system in Japan

Hisataka Kitora1, Shohei Miyata2, Yasunori Akashi2

1: The Kansai Electric Power Company,Incorporated, Japan; 2: The University of Tokyo

13:37 - 13:44

Improving the training efficiency of automated fault detection and diagnosis for central chilled water plants by transfer learning

Shohei Miyata1, Yasunori Akashi1, Yasuhiro Kuwahara2, Katsuhiko Tanaka3

1: Department of Architecture, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan; 2: MTD Co.,Ltd., Japan; 3: Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc., Japan

13:44 - 13:51

Evaluating stack effect impact of thermal comfort in high rise office towers

Gary Chang, Karim El Mokhtari, Russell Richman, J.J. McArthur

Ryerson University, Canada

13:51 - 13:58

End-to-end Model for Estimating Heat loss of Building envelope using Deep learning with Infrared image

Heesung Park1, Sangho Son1, Ji Young Kang1, Haemin Jung1, Seungeon Lee2, Deuk-Woo Kim2, Wooju Kim1

1: Department of Industrial Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; 2: Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology, Goyang-Si, Republic of Korea

13:58 - 14:05

Life cycle metrics of certified green school buildings’ envelope shading scenarios

Paula Brumer Franceschini, Lizzie Pulgrossi, Vanessa Gomes, Doris Kowaltowski, Leticia Oliveira Neves

University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil

14:05 - 14:12

A simplified open-loop control strategy for integrated shading and lighting systems using machine learning

Jiarong Xie, Azadeh Omidfar Sawyer

Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America

14:12 - 14:19

Exterior insulation thickness and its effect on energy usage and thermal comfort on a high-performance multi-unit residential building

Edward Chun Ming Lau, Fitsum Tariku

British Columbia Institute of Technology, Canada

14:19 - 14:26

A GIS-based regional scale analysis of urban water balance with an aquifer-based water supply

Shirley Tandoh, Robert Ries

University of Florida, United States of America

14:26 - 14:33

Reducing reliance on deterministic asset ratings to improve the operational energy performance of buildings

Minu Agarwal1, Parag Rastogi2, George Mavromatidis3

1: CEPT, Ahmedabad, India; 2: arbnco Ltd., Glasgow, UK; 3: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

14:33 - 14:40

Modeling of VOC removal in a commercial airplane hangar by multiple exhaust hoods

Fei Liu, Tengfei Zhang

Tianjin University, China, People's Republic of

14:40 - 14:47

Virtual reality enabled building-data management through the combination of a fully integrated IFC-BIM model and an IoT-based building management system

Sergi Aguacil Moreno1, Sebastian Duque Mahecha1, Alexandre Dennis Stoll1, Tiago De Sousa Pereira1, Laurent Deschamps1, Jean-Phillippe Bacher2

1: Building2050 group, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Fribourg, Switzerland; 2: Energy Institute, University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland (HEIA-FR, HES-SO), Fribourg, Switzerland

14:47 - 14:54

Achieving carbon emission reduction goals through calibrated energy modeling and parametric analyses

Samuel Mason1, Andre Legault2

1: Encompass Energy, United States of America; 2: MRA, Quebec, Canada

Session F3.6 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Dru Crawley, Bentley Systems
13:30 - 13:37

Modeling and simulation of district heating and cooling systems using CityBES

Han Li, Tianzhen Hong, Wanni Zhang

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States of America

13:37 - 13:44

Impact of multiple urban microclimates in building performance. A simulation approach to support climate-resilient building design.

Jesus Lizana, Eduardo Diz-Mellado, Victoria Patricia Lopez-Cabeza, Carlos Rivera-Gomez, Carmen Galan-Marin

Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

13:44 - 13:51

Integration of raytracing and CFD simulations to assess the impact of UVGI technology on the control of aerosol transmission in an occupied room

Miaomiao Hou2,1, Jihun Kim1,4, Jovan Pantelic3, Dorit Aviv1

1: University of Pennsylvania; 2: Tongji University; 3: KU Leuven; 4: City University of New York

13:51 - 13:58

Numerical prediction of dew condensation in EAHE system in summer

Kazuma Hirata, Kento Tomoda, Yasuyuki Shiraishi

The University of Kitakyushu, Japan

13:58 - 14:05

Perspectives of building simulation in Brazil: Brazilian building simulation market landscape and the applicability of ASHRAE standard 209

Alberto Hernandez Neto1, Juliana Pellegrini Lemos Trigo1, Mônica Pereira Marcondes Cavaleri1, Ana Paula de Almeida Rocha2, Maíra André3, Rodrigo Dias Machado1, Thiago Montenegro Góes4

1: University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; 2: FAE University, Curitiba, Brazil; 3: Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazil; 4: University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil

14:05 - 14:12

"Methodology to Evaluate the Room ADPI through CFD Simulation"

Chirag Shah, Praveen Kumar, Rohit Chavan, Sandip Jadhav

Center for Computational Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (CCTech), India

14:12 - 14:19

A sensitivity analysis to investigate UHI impact on neighborhood building energy consumption

Sedigheh Ghiasi1, Ulrike Passe2, Yuyu Zhou3, Janette Thompson4

1: Iowa state university, United States of America; 2: Iowa state university, United States of America; 3: Iowa state university, United States of America; 4: Iowa state university, United States of America

14:19 - 14:26

Evaluation of smart community energy performance using bottom-up energy simulation model

Ayumu Sawamura, Monica I.C. Gondokusuma, Yuki Kitagawa, Yoshiyuki Shimoda

Osaka University, Japan

14:26 - 14:33

CFD modelling of contaminant control in designing ventilation system for an airborne infection isolation room (AIIR)

Aaditya Ruiker, Shadab Mohammed, Rohit Chavan, Praveen Kumar, Sandip Jadhav

Center for Computational Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (CCTech)

14:33 - 14:40

A framework for integrating high-resolution trees in urban energy use models

Diba Malekpour Koupaei, Ulrike Passe, Janette Thompson

Iowa State University, United States of America

14:40 - 14:47

Optimal control of TABS using internal heat load prediction

Fumiaki Deguchi, Yasuyuki Shiraishi

The University of Kitakyushu, Japan

14:47 - 14:54

Solar Load modelling in OpenFOAM for indoor HVAC applications

Shadab Mohammed, Sadashiv Khadilkar, Unnati Jadhav, Sandip Jadhav

Center for Computational Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

14:54 - 15:01

Comparative thermal performance analysis of a shaded and non-shaded Double Skin Façade in hot arid areas.

Yomna Saad Elghazi1,2, Neveen Hamza1, Martyn Dade-Robertson1

1: Newcastle University, United Kingdom; 2: Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt.

Session F3.7 (Online Track): The role of occupants
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Heba Hassan, Beni Suef University
13:30 - 13:37

The impact of using actual occupancy data on building performance simulation results for a multi-purpose university building

Mahsa Sayfikar, David P. Jenkins

Heriot Watt University, United Kingdom

13:37 - 13:44

Impact of the UK’s COVID-19 lockdown on the residential electricity consumption

Kumar Biswajit Debnath, David P Jenkins, Sandhya Patidar, Andrew D Peacock, Peter McCallum

Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom

13:44 - 13:51

Spatiotemporal variation in occupant behavior: statistical analysis and application in American households

Yuanmeng Li, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda

Graduate school of engineering,Osaka University, Japan

13:51 - 13:58

Development of synthetic ageing occupant behaviour through generative adversarial network

Yuezhong Liu

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

13:58 - 14:05

The impact of occupancy patterns on artificial light energy demand - simulation and post-occupancy-evaluation

Sascha Hammes1, Martin Hauer1, David Geisler-Moroder1, Johannes Weninger1, Rainer Pfluger2, Wilfried Pohl1

1: Bartenbach GmbH, Austria; 2: University of Innsbruck, Unit of Energy Efficient Building, Austria

14:05 - 14:12

Numerical and experimental evaluation of a granular PCM-enhanced plaster for the energy refurbishment of historic buildings

Eleonora Baccega, Michele Bottarelli

University of Ferrara, Italy

14:12 - 14:19

Predicting thermal comfort for diverse populations

Nathaniel Jones1, Ingrid Chaires1, Ian Mackenzie2, Timothy Arioto1, Alexej Goehring1

1: Arup, United States of America; 2: Arup, Canada

14:19 - 14:26

Generating traffic-based building occupancy schedules in Chattanooga, Tennessee from a grid of traffic sensors

Anne S Berres1, Brett Bass2, Joshua New3, Piljae Im3, Marie Urban4, Jibonananda Sanyal1

1: Computational Science and Engineering Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA; 2: Bredesen Center, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA; 3: Electrification and Energy Infrastructures Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA; 4: Geospatial Science and Human Security Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA

14:26 - 14:33

Personas to understand occupant behavior and energy usage in buildings

Vinu Subashini Rajus1, William O’Brien2, Gabriel Wainer1

1: Department of Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton University, Canada; 2: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Canada

14:33 - 14:40

Building energy performance analysis of the application of a vision-based deep learning approach for occupancy activity detection

Paige Wenbin Tien, Shuangyu Wei, John Kaiser Calautit, Jo Darkwa, Christopher Wood

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Session F4.1: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Alessandro Dama, Politecnico di Milano
Chair : Ádám Bognár, Eindhoven University of Technology
15:00 - 15:18

The impact of glazing characteristics, orientation and wall reflectance on energy, daylighting, visual comfort and environmental performance in patient rooms

Nazanin Eisazadeh, Frank De Troyer, Karen Allacker

KU Leuven, Belgium

15:18 - 15:36

Lighting for circadian well-being: a simulation-based workflow for the visual and non-visual lighting design of a nursing home

Donatienne Carmon, Sergio Altomonte

Universite' catholique de Louvain, Belgium

15:36 - 15:54

A daily-based approach to study daylighting performance of openwork façades of classrooms in hot-humid climates: glare protection, daylight sufficiency and circadian potential.

Natalia Giraldo Vasquez1,2, Luisa Fernanda Callejas3, Lucas Arango Diaz4

1: PósArq, Department of Architecture and Urbanism, Federal University of Santa Catarina,Florianópolis, Brazil; 2: ICIEE, DTU Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark; 3: University of Bio-Bio, Bio-Bio, Chile; 4: Faculty of Integrated Arts, University of San Buenaventura, Medellin, Colombia

15:54 - 16:12

Spatial evaluation of potential saturation and contrast effects of discomfort glare in an open-plan office

Geraldine Quek1, Stephen Wasilewski2,1, Jan Wienold1, Marilyne Andersen1

1: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; 2: Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Horw, Switzerland

Session F4.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Nils Artiges, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP, G2Elab, F-38000 Grenoble, France
Chair : Lien De Backer, Ghent University
15:00 - 15:18

Carbon-cost efficient retrofit of passive and active systems in residential buildings using genetic algorithm

Negar Mohtashami1,2, Rita Streblow1, Linda Hildebrand2, Dirk Müller1

1: Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate, RWTH Aachen University, Germany; 2: Chair of Reuse in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

15:18 - 15:36

Application of a long-term MPC formulation to hybrid GEOTABS buildings

Iago Cupeiro Figueroa1, Lieve Helsen1,2

1: KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: Energyville, Belgium

15:36 - 15:54

Development and validation of radiation-coupled multimodal heat flux boundary condition for incompressible buoyant internal flows in OpenFOAM

Jake Haskell1, Mike Jäger1, Pia Riedel1, Jerell Gill2, Paul Lynch2, Talbot Kingsbury2, Steven Downie2

1: Arup, Advanced Building Engineering, Germany; 2: Arup, Advanced Digital Engineering, UK

15:54 - 16:12

Optimal control of TABS by Sparse MPC

Yasuyuki Shiraishi1, Masaaki Nagahara1, Dirk Saelens2

1: The University of Kitakyushu, Japan; 2: KU Leuven, Belgium

16:12 - 16:30

Developing an archetype building stock model for new cities in Egypt

Fady Abdelaziz, Rokia Raslan, Phil Symonds

UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering

Session F4.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Steffen Petersen, Aarhus University
Chair : Jeroen Van der Veken, BBRI
15:00 - 15:18

Bayesian approach to accounting for uncertain heating system efficiency in co-heating tests

Sarah Juricic, Simon Rouchier

UMR 5271 Univ. Savoie Mont-Blanc CNRS, France

15:18 - 15:36

Revealing the hidden dynamics of the energy signature model

Jaume Palmer Real, Christoffer Rasmussen, Davide Cali, Henrik Madsen

DTU, Denmark

Session F4.4: Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Tarek Rakha, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chair : Chantal Basurto, Idiap Research Institute
15:00 - 15:18

Urban heat islands in future climate scenarios

Violeta Lialios-Bouwman, J. Alstan Jakubiec

University of Toronto, Canada

Session F4.5 (Online Track): Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Raul Fernando Ajmat, University of Tucuman
15:00 - 15:18

Impact of changes in design/operation guidelines against the COVID-19 on the energy performance of an institutional building: a case study

Pedro Guaraldi, Radu Zmeureanu

Centre for Zero Energy Building Studies, Department of Building, Civil, and Environmental Engineering, Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

15:18 - 15:36

HVAC performance evaluation and optimization algorithms development for large buildings

Mike Stock1, Mohamed Kandil1, Brian Macleod2, Brad Pilgrim2, Jennifer McArthur1

1: Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada; 2: Parity Inc, Toronto, Canada

15:36 - 15:54

AI-based building type assignment

Brett Czech Bass1, Joshua Ryan New2, Evan Ezell1, Eric Garrison1, Piljae Im2, William Copeland3

1: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN United States of America; 2: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN United States of America; 3: Electric Power Board, Chattanooga, TN, United States

15:54 - 16:12

Evaluation and test operation of different model predictive control approaches for an energy system

Christina Betzold, Arno Dentel

Technische Hochschule Nürnberg Georg Simon Ohm, Germany

16:12 - 16:30

Embodied facade retrofit design with augmented reality in the built environment

John Sermarini, Robert A. Michlowitz, Joseph J. LaViola Jr., Lori C. Walters, Roger Azevedo, Joseph T. Kider Jr.

University of Central Florida, United States of America

Session F4.6 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Adrian Chong, National University of Singapore
15:00 - 15:18

Tree shading factor as input for thermal model through hemispherical photography

Suyashi Srivastava1, Swati Puchalapalli2, Dr. Marshal Maskarenj3

1: Building Energy Performance, CEPT University; 2: Terra Viridis, Hyderabad; 3: Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

15:18 - 15:36

Development of the City of London thermal comfort guidelines

Ryan Danks, Ruth Shilston, Ozkan Ender, Jayyaratnam Krishan

RWDI, United Kingdom

15:36 - 15:54

Albedo impact on the microclimate of courtyards, potential implications on the UHI. A case study in Seville, Spain.

Sebastian Alzate-Gaviria, Victoria Patricia Lopez-Cabeza, Eduardo Diz-Mellado, Carlos Rivera-Gomez, Carmen Galan-Marin

Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

15:54 - 16:12

Sensitivity analysis of the UK Standard Assessment Procedure for dwellings

Benjamin Halls, Steven Firth, Kevin Lomas

Loughborough University, United Kingdom

16:12 - 16:30

Calibration of a multi-residential building energy model - Part I: Cluster-based sensitivity analysis

Charlotte Marguerite1, Van Long Lê1, Charlotte Beauthier1, Olivier Fontaine de Ghélin1, Cécile Goffaux1, Loïc De Moffarts2

1: Cenaero, Belgium; 2: Thomas&Piron, Belgium

Session F4.7 (Online Track): Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
15:00 - 15:18

Numerical study on the performance of the temperature-controlled airflow ventilation system during the movement of a patient from the operating room to the MRI room

Parastoo Sadeghian1, Henrik Skredsvik2, Marco Baroni2, Cong Wang1, Sasan Sadrizadeh1

1: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden; 2: Avidicare, Lund, Sweden

15:18 - 15:36

Interdisciplinary parametric modelling and modularization to improve air quality, acoustics and lighting in school buildings

Clara-Larissa Lorenz, Tobias Burgholz, Maximilian Schildt, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck

RWTH Aachen, Germany

15:36 - 15:54

A new method for comparing long-term thermal conditions in buildings

Shide Salimi1, Holly Samuelson1, Esteban Estrella Guillén2

1: Harvard University, United States of America; 2: Universidad de Monterre, Mexico

15:54 - 16:12

Application of coupling of the human and clothing thermal system and computational fluids dynamics in the evaluation of energy and comfort in occupied spaces

Eusebio Conceição1, Mª Inês Conceição2, Mª Manuela Lúcio1, Hazim Awbi3

1: University of Algarve, Portugal; 2: Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal; 3: School of Built Environment, University of Reading, United Kingdom

16:12 - 16:30

Pre-retrofit monitoring of indoor air quality and energy use in a low-rise block of flats in the UK

Rajat Gupta, Alastair Howard

Low Carbon Building Research Group, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

Closing Session with Award Ceremony
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)
Chair: Lieve Helsen, KU Leuven
Chair : Wim Boydens, boydens engineering / UGent

BS2021 Awards (Michael Kummert, Jelle Laverge, Friedl Decock)

BS2021 thanks and final remarks (Paul Strachan, Dirk Saelens, Lieve Helsen, Wim Boydens)

IBPSA Announcements (Paul Strachan)

Adjourn (Lori McElroy)

Last toast towards a long lasting taste of Bruges
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)

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