Conference Agenda

Session Overview
 
Date: Thursday, 02/Sept/2021
8:30
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10:00
Session T1.1: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Mathias Bouquerel
Chair : Jeroen Van der Veken
 
8:30 - 8:48

Assessing building envelope thermal performance using in-situ measurements

Jade Deltour1, Karel De Sloover1, Sebastien Pecceu1, Nicolas Heijmans1, Geert Bauwens2

1: BBRI, Belgium; 2: KULeuven, Belgium



8:48 - 9:06

Simulating gentle failure as an approach to building resiliency

Ibone Santiago Trojaola1, Susan Ubbelohde1,2, George Loisos1, Nathan Brown1, Eduardo Pintos1, Santosh Philip1

1: Loisos + Ubbelohde, Alameda CA USA; 2: University of California, Berkeley CA USA



9:06 - 9:24

Energetic self-sufficiency of a greenhouse residence: a dynamic techno-financial feasibility study

Charlotte Verhaeghe1, Mateusz Bobier1, Rik Berens1, Amaryllis Audenaert1, Stijn Verbeke1,2

1: University of Antwerp, Belgium; 2: VITO, unit Smart Energy and Built Environment, Belgium



9:24 - 9:42

Energy prediction under changed demand conditions: robust machine learning models and input feature combinations

Thomas Schranz1, Johannes Exenberger1, Christian Møldrup Legaard2, Ján Drgoňa3, Gerald Schweiger1

1: Graz University of Technology, Austria; 2: Aarhus University, Denmark; 3: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA



9:42 - 10:00

Quantification of the cost of oversizing cooling installations in a case study under construction in Vietnam

Pedro Marques, Mathias Vandecasteele, Kien Le Trung, Wim Boydens

Studiebureau Boydens, Belgium

Session T1.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Thierry Duforestel
Chair : Filip Jorissen
 
8:30 - 8:48

Spatial distribution of thermal comfort: a case study in Paris' station

Edouard Walther1, Mateusz Bogdan1, Fanny Peyre2, Christian Inard2

1: AREP L'hypercube, France; 2: LASIE Université de La Rochelle, France



8:48 - 9:06

Spectral and biological simulation methods for the design of healthy circadian lighting

J. Alstan Jakubiec, Athina Alight

University of Toronto, Canada



9:06 - 9:24

An optimization of the switching temperature for an energy system with a double-source heat pump

Sara Bordignon, Giuseppe Emmi, Marco Rossi, Michele De Carli, Angelo Zarrella

Department of Industrial Engineering - Applied Physics Section, University of Padova, Italy



9:24 - 9:42

Wind-driven air flow modelling in Modelica: verification and implementation in the IDEAS library

Klaas De Jonge1,3, Filip Jorissen2, Lieve Helsen2,4, Jelle Laverge1

1: Ghent University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning , Belgium; 2: University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Belgium; 3: FWO, Research Foundation Flanders; 4: EnergyVille, Thor Park, Waterschei, Belgium



9:42 - 10:00

Evaluation of energy and indoor environmental performance of mechanical ventilation systems under different climatic conditions

Dragos-Ioan Bogatu1, Ongun Berk Kazanci1, Charalampos Angelopoulos2, Daniel Coakley2, Bjarne W. Olesen1

1: International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical 6 University of Denmark, Nils Koppels Allé, Building 402, 2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark; 2: Mitsubishi Electric R&D Centre Europe BV, 17 Firth Road (AC3), Houstoun Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 5DJ

Session T1.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Wilfried GJHM van Sark
Chair : Javier Arroyo
 
8:30 - 8:48

PCM-enhanced building envelope for improved thermal comfort and energy efficiency in danish buildings

Morten Hagenau, Muhyiddine Jradi

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark



8:48 - 9:06

Comparison of data-driven model-based and model-free control approaches for unlocking building energy flexibility

Anjukan Kathirgamanathan1,3, Eleni Mangina2,3, Donal P. Finn1,3

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



9:06 - 9:24

Time-based economic hierarchical model predictive control of all-electric energy systems in non-residential buildings

Laura Maier, Larissa Kühn, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller

RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate



Large-scale multicriteria sorting for the integration of photovoltaic systems in the urban environment

Martin Thebault1, Gilles Desthieux2, Christophe Ménézo1

1: University Savoie Mont Blanc, LOCIE/FRESBE, F- 74944 Annecy-le-Vieux, France; 2: Haute école du paysage d’ingénierie et d’architecture de Genève (hepia), Institute for Landscaping Architecture Construction and Territory (inPACT), University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Geneva, Switzerland

Session T1.4: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Dariusz Heim
Chair : Hayder Alsaad
 
8:30 - 8:48

Development of a 3D and high resolution dynamic thermal model of a room with sun patch evolution for thermal comfort applications

Teddy Gresse1, Lucie Merlier2, Jean-Jacques Roux1, Frédéric Kuznik1

1: Univ Lyon, INSA Lyon, CNRS, CETHIL, UMR5008, 69621 Villeurbanne, France; 2: Univ Lyon, UCBL, INSA Lyon, CNRS, CETHIL, UMR5008, 69622 Villeurbanne, France



8:48 - 9:06

Impact of building thermal inertia in different climates using energy dynamic simulation through a simplified description model

Roberto Rugani1, Marco Bigazzi1, Fabio Fantozzi1, Marco Marengo2, Marco Picco2, Giacomo Salvadori1

1: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; 2: University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom



9:06 - 9:24

Bedroom environmental discomforts, occupant behaviors, and sleep quality based on an online survey

Chenxi Liao1,2, Jelle Laverge1, Mizuho Akimoto3, Chandra Sekhar4, Pawel Wargocki2

1: Research group Building Physics, Construction and Climate Control, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Ghent University, Belgium; 2: International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark; 3: Department of Architecture, Waseda University; 4: School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore



9:24 - 9:42

Phase-change materials selection: numerical study based on design of experiments.

Gilles Baudoin, Geoffrey van Moeseke

Université catholique de Louvain, UCLouvain, Belgium



9:42 - 10:00

Study of the influence of temperature on the moisture buffering capacity of bio-based concretes

Igue Fathia Dahir1, Anh Dung Tran Le1, Alexandra Bourdot2, Promis Geoffrey1, Sy Tuan Nguyen3, Omar Douzane1, Laurent Lahoche1, Thierry Langlet1

1: University of Picardie Jules Verne, France; 2: Ecole normale supérieure Paris-Saclay, France; 3: University of Science and Technology – the University of Danang, Viet Nam

Session T1.5: Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Crowne Plaza - De Burgh Room
Chair: Laura Carnieletto
Chair : Silke Verbruggen
 
8:30 - 8:48

An integrated approach to quantify the potential local climate mitigation of a district energy network compared to individual air conditioning systems.

G-E Kyriakodis1,2, Emmanuel Bozonnet1, Peter Riederer2

1: University of La Rochelle; 2: CSTB Sophia-Antipolis



8:48 - 9:06

Building Performance Simulation to support tree planting for cooling need reduction: a machine learning approach

Massimo Palme1, Claudio Carrasco2, Riccardo Privitera3, Daniele La Rosa3

1: Universidad Católica del Norte, Chile; 2: Universidad de Valparaíso, Chile; 3: University of Catania, Italy



9:06 - 9:24

Development and analysis of a metric to manage overheating risks in residential energy codes

Rasoul Asaee, Alex Ferguson

Natural Resources Canada, Canada

Session T1.6: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Crowne Plaza - Arnulf Room
Chair: Jérôme Le Dréau
Chair : Lien De Backer
 
8:30 - 8:48

Faster computation of g-functions used for modeling of ground heat exchangers

Jeffrey Spitler, Jack Cook

Oklahoma State University, United States of America



8:48 - 9:06

Evaluating the impact of neighbouring structures on a high-rise residential block’s performance

Weijie Xu, Carlos Jimenez-Bescos, John Kaiser Calautit

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom



9:06 - 9:24

Where HVAC models fail - a conceptual framework for extending effective HVAC modelling into early concept design of net zero buildings

David Rulff, Theodor Victor Christiaanse, Ralph Evins

University of Victoria, Canada

     
10:00
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10:30
Coffee Break
Location: Belfry
10:30
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12:00
Session T2.1: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Eline Himpe
Chair : Iago Cupeiro
 
10:30 - 10:48

Developing a simplified methodology for simulating energy performance of buildings with thermally activated building systems

Mohsen Sharifi, Josué Borrajo Bastero, Rana Mahmoud, Eline Himpe, Jelle Laverge

Ghent university, Belgium



10:48 - 11:06

Analysis of the thermal performance of a ground water storage cell with helical shaped pipe for ground source heat pumps

Marco Marigo1, Enrico Prataviera1, Sara Bordignon1, Michele Bottarelli2, Angelo Zarrella1

1: Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Padova, Italy; 2: Architecture Department, University of Ferrara, Italy



11:06 - 11:24

Borehole thermal energy storage integration: a case study

Jonas Cleiren1, Freek Van Riet2, Kristof Smits1, Wolf Nys1, Roel Vandenbulcke1, Ivan Verhaert3

1: Hysopt NV, Antwerp, Belgium; 2: Noven NV, Ghent, Belgium; 3: EMIB research group, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium



11:24 - 11:42

Towards a new simulation based hybridGEOTABS design methodology!

Alexander Jean Lucienne Berquin

Boydens Engineering, Belgium

Session T2.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Frank De Troyer
Chair : Nils Artiges
 
10:30 - 10:48

Investigation of the temperature-dependent conductivity towards improving energy performance of building

Anna Wieprzkowicz, Dariusz Heim

Lodz University of Technology, Poland



10:48 - 11:06

3D drone-based time-lapse thermography: a case study of roof vulnerability characterization using photogrammetry and performance simulation implications

Tarek Rakha1, Yasser El Masri1, Kaiwen Chen1, Pieter De Wilde2

1: Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America; 2: University of Plymouth, United Kingdom



11:06 - 11:24

Dynamic modelling and comparison between transient step response of capacitive hygrometers and chilled mirrors

Ettore Zanetti, Rossano Scoccia, Marcello Aprile, Mario Motta

Politecnico di Milano, Italy



11:24 - 11:42

Improving the Reliability of theoretical approaches for hygrothermal characterization and modeling of building envelopes

Imane Oubrahim1,2,3, Thierry Duforestel1,3, Rafik Belarbi2,3

1: EDF R&D, TREE EDF Lab Les Renardières, 77818 Moret-sur-Loing, France; 2: LaSIE UMR 7356, CNRS, La Rochelle Université, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 La Ro- chelle Cedex 1, France; 3: 4ev Lab CNRS, Université de La Rochelle, Electricité de France EDF, Avenue Michel Cré- peau, 17042 La Rochelle Cedex 1, France

Session T2.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Alessia Arteconi
Chair : Valentin Gavan
 
10:30 - 10:48

Thermal inertia analysis of family house heating system: towards higher energy flexibility

Vojtěch Zavřel, Elizaveta Andreeva, Jakub Šimek, Martin Barták

CTU in Prague, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Czech Republic



10:48 - 11:06

Comparing Machine Learning based Methods to standard Regression Methods for MPC on a virtual Testbed

Felix Bünning1,2, Corentin Pfister1,2, Ahmed Aboudonia2, Philipp Heer1, John Lygeros2

1: Urban Energy Systems Laboratory, Empa, Switzerland; 2: Automatic Control Laboratory, ETH Zürich, Switzerland



11:06 - 11:24

Advanced Control of Dynamic Facades and HVAC with Reinforcement Learning based on standardized co-Simulation

Christoph Gehbauer1, Andreas Rippl1,2, Eleanor Lee1

1: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; 2: University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien



11:24 - 11:42

Analysis of the impact of predictive models on the quality of the Model Predictive Control for an experimental building

Arash Erfani1, Xingji Yu2, Tuule Mall Kull3, Peder Bacher4, Tohid Jafarinejad1, Staf Roels1, Dirk Saelens1

1: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; 2: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; 3: Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia; 4: Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

Session T2.4: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Catherine Gorle
Chair : Massimo Palme
 
10:30 - 10:48

Missing data imputation for diagnostic purposes in building system : application to an office setting

Houda Najeh, Stéphane Ploix

G-SCOP laboratory, University of Grenoble Alpes,France



10:48 - 11:06

Approaches toward multi-aspect indoor-environmental performance indicators

Ardeshir Mahdavi, Christiane Berger

Department of Building Physics and Building Ecology, TU Wien



11:06 - 11:24

Comparison of overheating risk in nearly zero energy dwelling based on three different overheating calculation methods

Shady Attia1, Ramin Rahif1, Abdulrahman Fani1, Mohamed Amer2

1: Univeristé de Liège, Belgium; 2: Renowatt, Liege, Belgium



11:24 - 11:42

Influence of zoned use and occupancy on Daylight Autonomy in high-rise mass housing in Colombia

Alejandra Jiménez Gómez, Alejandro Naranjo Ortiz, Elizabeth Parra Correa, Lucas Arango Díaz, Jorge Hernán Salazar Trujillo

Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia



11:42 - 12:00

Assessing the current and future risk of overheating in London’s care homes: The effect of passive ventilation

Ioanna Tsoulou1, Nishesh Jain1, Eleni Oikonomou1, Giorgos Petrou1, Alastair Howard2, Rajat Gupta2, Anna Mavrogianni1, Ai Milojevic3, Paul Wilkinson3, Michael Davies1

1: University College London, United Kingdom; 2: Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom; 3: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

Session T2.5: Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Crowne Plaza - De Burgh Room
Chair: Francesco De Luca
Chair : Georgios Kyriakodis
 
10:30 - 10:48

A modeling framework for building-integrated biotic Carbon Sequestration (CS) techniques: Towards mitigating climate change

Jayati Chhabra, Tarek Rakha

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America



10:48 - 11:06

Generating future-urban weather files for building performance simulations: case studies in London

Agnese Salvati, Maria Kolokotroni

Brunel University London, United Kingdom



11:06 - 11:24

A bootstrap method to investigate the variability of overheating risk against the future climate uncertainty in dwellings

Cheng Cui, Rokia Raslan, Ivan Korolija

Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, University College London, London, UK

Session T2.6: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Crowne Plaza - Arnulf Room
Chair: Jeffrey Spitler
Chair : Ricardo Forgiarini Rupp
 
10:30 - 10:48

Dimensionality reduction for calibration of dynamic building simulation models

Aurelien Bres

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria



10:48 - 11:06

Reducing the energy performance gap on building stock level using actual energy data

Paula van den Brom, Laure Itard

Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands



11:06 - 11:24

Using a large floorplan dataset to study the impact of simulation zoning simplifications

Aurelien Bres

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

Session T2.7 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Paul Strachan
 
10:30 - 10:48

Natural ventilation simulation for application to environmental planning in early design stage

Nozomu Ota, Sei Ito

Shimizu Corpration, Japan



10:48 - 11:06

Control logic and parameters in a VAV system considering unevenly distributed internal loads and damper characteristics

Akari Nomura1, Shin Yamamoto2, Shohei Miyata1, Yasunori Akashi1, Masashi Momota3, Takao Sawachi4

1: Department of Architecture, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan; 2: Taisei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan; 3: Tokyo Denki University, Tokyo, Japan; 4: Building Research Institute, Ibaraki, Japan



11:06 - 11:24

Development of test procedure for the evaluation of building energy simulation tools - phase III addition of subsystem test toward systematic diagnostics for HVAC system simulation-

Sei Ito1, Eikichi Ono2, Harunori Yoshida3, Hiromasa Yamaguchi4, Eisuke Togashi5, Kazuki Yajima6, Hiroshi Ninomiya7, Koichi Shinagawa8

1: Shimizu Corporation, Japan; 2: National University of Singapore, Singapore; 3: Professor Emeritus of Kyoto University, Japan; 4: Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc., Japan; 5: Kogakuin University, Japan; 6: SHINRYO CORPORATION, Japan; 7: Nikken Sekkei Ltd., Japan; 8: Nihon Sekkei, Inc., Japan



11:24 - 11:42

Transfer learning based inverse modeling to identify unknown building properties

Yun-Dam Ko, Cheol-Soo Park

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



11:42 - 12:00

Meta-modelling of operation schedules of commercial buildings based on measured electricity demand data

Yohei Yamaguchi, Fumiya Enokihara, Yoshiyuki Shimoda

Osaka University, Japan

Session T2.8 (Online Track): Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Vincenzo Corrado
 
10:30 - 10:48

Further development and validation of the "PROFet" energy demand load profiles estimator

Kamilla Heimar Andersen, Synne Krekling Lien, Karen Byskov Lindberg, Harald Taxt Walnum, Igor Sartori

SINTEF AS, Norway



10:48 - 11:06

The efforts towards development of an energy efficiency upgrade platform

Mahnameh Taheri, Loic Jacob, Colin Parry, Sahar Mirzaie, Agnieszka Hermanowicz, Ioanna Vrachimi, Alan Wegienka

arbnco Ltd., United Kingdom



11:06 - 11:24

Alternative modelling approaches to energy performance certificates

David Jenkins, Peter McCallum, Sandhya Patidar, Sally Semple

Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom



11:24 - 11:42

Predicting the effects of building energy conservation policies: Modeling decision-making of building owners and tenants to maximize their own profits

Atsushi Funabiki1, Yuki Oto2, Shohei Miyata1, Yasunori Akashi1

1: Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan; 2: Obayashi Corporation



11:42 - 12:00

Urban climate simulation: coupling of mesoscale meteorological model with building-resolved neighborhood CFD simulation

Jan Carmeliet1, Aytaç Kubilay1, Dominik Strebel1, Dominique Derome2

1: ETH Zurich, Switzerland; 2: Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

Session T2.9 (Online Track): Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
 
10:30 - 10:48

Case study of evaporative cooling technologies for Australian office buildings

Paul Bannister1, Hongsen Zhang2, Stephen White3

1: DeltaQ Consulting Service Pty Ltd, Australia; 2: Enerefficiency Pty Ltd, Australia; 3: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia



10:48 - 11:06

Optimization of electric lighting in a hospital emergency room - A case study

Zhafirah Ajrina, Desliana Putri Pratiwi, Rizki Armanto Mangkuto, Revantino Revantino

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia



11:06 - 11:24

Reallocation of heating consumption and costs based on decoupling of household heat metering data

Yuying Li1, Fan Yang1, Peng Xue1, Rui Zhao2, Jingchao Xie1, Jiaping Liu1

1: Beijing University of Technology, China, People's Republic of; 2: Tianjin Thermal Power Co., Ltd., Tianjin, China



11:24 - 11:42

Feasibility study for combined mist evaporation cooling with carbon dioxide enrichment for greenhouse cultivation

Craig Edward Farnham1, Mami Oishi2, Jihui Yuan3

1: Osaka City University, Japan; 2: Research Institute of Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries, Osaka Prefecture; 3: Toyohashi Univeristy of Technology



11:42 - 12:00

Seasonal performance and potential of heat pumps in Catalonia

Thibault Péan, Joaquim Romaní, Elena Fuentes, Jaume Salom

IREC Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Spain

12:00
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13:30
Lunch
Location: Belfry
13:30
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15:00
Session T3.1: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Joel Neymark
Chair : Jacopo Vivian
 
13:30 - 13:48

Using simulation, visualization and monitoring to address barriers to high-performance building strategies

Nathan Brown1, Ibone Santiago1, M Susan Ubbelohde1,2, George Loisos1, Santosh Philip1

1: Loisos + Ubbelohde, United States of America; 2: University of California, Berkeley



13:48 - 14:06

In-situ validation of a new sizing methodology for combined production and distribution for domestic hot water and space heating

Senne Van Minnebruggen, Ivan Verhaert

University of Antwerp,Faculty of Applied Engineering, Antwerp, Belgium



14:06 - 14:24

Comparison of Heating Power calculated through standard and building simulation models

Paul Van den Bossche1, Jeroen Van der Veken1, Sébastien Pecceu1, Stijn Verbeke2

1: BBRI, Belgium; 2: EMIB, UAntwerpen, Belgium



14:24 - 14:42

Definition and validation of a thermal zone model in Modelica language with Holzkirchen Twin Houses experiment

Rossella Alesci1, Ettore Zanetti1, Rossano Scoccia1, Alberto Leva2, Mario Motta1

1: Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, 20156 Milano, Italy; 2: Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria , Politecnico di Milano, 20133 Milano, Italy



14:42 - 15:00

Calibration of a multi-residential building energy model – Part II: Calibration using surrogate-based optimization

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

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

Session T3.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Dorota Brzezińska
Chair : Ralph Evins
 
13:30 - 13:48

FMI Co-Simulation between 2D/3D component models and HVAC/control models

Andreas Nicolai, Andreas Söhnchen

TU Dresden, Germany



13:48 - 14:06

Disaggregation of digital meter data for synthetic load profile generation

Toon Bogaerts2,3, Stef Jacobs1, Sara Ghane2,3, Freek Van Riet1, Wim Casteels2,3, Siegfried Mercelis2,3, Ivan Verhaert1, Peter Hellinckx2,3

1: Energy and Materials in Infrastructure and Buildings, University of Antwerp, Belgium; 2: IDLab, University of Antwerp, Belgium; 3: Imec, Belgium



14:06 - 14:24

Measurement of the building envelope thermal performance in collective housings

Lorena de Carvalho Araujo1,2, Simon Thébault1, Laurent Mora2, Thomas Recht2

1: CSTB, France; 2: Univérsité de Bordeaux, France



14:24 - 14:42

Cooling demand reduction approaches for typical buildings in a future city district in mid-Sweden

Sana Sayadi, Abolfazl Hayati, Jan Akander, Mathias Cehlin

Universuty of Gävle, Sweden

Session T3.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: James O'Donnell
Chair : Roel Loonen
 
13:30 - 13:48

A critical review and cost-benefit analysis of green roofs in the United States: an optimization-based energy performance simulation study

Deva Shree Saini1,2, Tarek Rakha1

1: School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA; 2: Hastings Architecture, Nashville, TN, USA



13:48 - 14:06

LSTM hourly solar irradiance prediction using local measurements and weather forecasts

ByungKi Jeon, EuiJong Kim

Inha Univ., Korea, Republic of (South Korea)



14:06 - 14:24

A critical review of the effectiveness of the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) framework on campus sustainability

Lauren E. Doocy, Arash Zarmehr, Joseph T. Kider Jr

University of Central Florida, United States of America



14:24 - 14:42

Building services engineering concept to create plus energy industrial hall buildings

Tobias Blanke1, Bernd Prof. Dr. Döring2, Joachim Göttsche1, Markus Hagenkamp1, Vitali Reger3, Markus Prof. Dr. Kuhnhenne3

1: FH Aachen, Solar Institut Jülich, Germany; 2: FH Aachen, Germany; 3: RWTH Aachen, Chair for Sustainable Metal Building Envelopes, Germany



14:42 - 15:00

Robust optimal identification and scheduling of modernization measures for typical buildings

Jan Richarz, Yuhan Hu, Marco Wirtz, Tanja Osterhage, Dirk Müller

RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate

Session T3.4: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Hilde Breesch
 
13:30 - 13:48

Exploring easy-implementable adaptation strategies to climate change scenarios of existing office buildings: a case study in the Swiss context

Sergi Aguacil Moreno1, Verena Marie Barthelmes2, Cecile Anne Berquand2, Dolaana Khovalyg2

1: Building2050 group, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Fribourg, Switzerland; 2: Thermal Engineering for the Built Environment Laboratory (TEBEL), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), EPFL Fribourg, Switzerland



13:48 - 14:06

Implementation of an innovative hybrid low-energy cooling strategy controlled with a fuzzy logic algorithm in a dwelling: numerical and experimental approaches

Aurélie Foucquier, Simon Bal-Fontaine, Ophélie Ouvrier-Bonnaz, Etienne Wurtz

CEA LITEN, France



14:06 - 14:24

Development of adiabatic and isotherm humidifier models to compare health, energy and water use

Lien De Backer, Elisa Van Kenhove, Lieve Vandorpe, Jelle Laverge

Ghent University, Belgium



14:24 - 14:42

Gas phase air cleaning effects on ventilation energy use and the implications of CO2 concentration as an IAQ indicator for ventilation control

Dragos-Ioan Bogatu, Ongun Berk Kazanci, Bjarne Wilkens Olesen

Intl. Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Session T3.5: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Crowne Plaza - De Burgh Room
Chair: Jelle Laverge
Chair : Benjamin Kadoch
 
13:30 - 13:48

Influence of internal control simplifications in heat pump system modelling for energy flexibility evaluations

Maarten Evens1,2, Alessia Arteconi1,2,3

1: KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: EnergyVille, Belgium; 3: Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy



13:48 - 14:06

The effect of the external driving forces modelling on the calculated building energy need through the use of dynamic simulation

Giovanna De Luca, Franz Giorgio Maria Bianco Mauthe Degerfeld, Ilaria Ballarini, Vincenzo Corrado

Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy



14:06 - 14:24

Validation of spectral simulation tools for the prediction of indoor daylight exposure

Clotilde Pierson1,2, Mariëlle Aarts2, Marilyne Andersen1

1: EPFL, Switzerland; 2: TU/e, Netherlands



14:24 - 14:42

Developing a test framework for assessing building thermal resilience

Shabnam Homaei, Mohamed Hamdy

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Session T3.6: The role of occupants
Location: Crowne Plaza - Arnulf Room
Chair: Romana Markovic
Chair : Mathieu Schumann
 
13:30 - 13:48

Indoor climate profiles in Danish apartments based on high temporal resolution measurements

Ricardo Forgiarini Rupp1, Jørn Toftum1, Gianluca Trotta2, Rune Korsholm Andersen1

1: International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark; 2: Department of the Built Environment, The Faculty of Engineering and Science, Aalborg University Copenhagen



13:48 - 14:06

Development of an interactive virtual reality simulation environment with a thermal feedback for the user

Christoph Nytsch-Geusen1, Werner Kaul1, Kushagra Mathur1, Lucas Westermann1, Martin Kriegel2

1: UdK Berlin, Germany; 2: TU Berlin, Germany



14:06 - 14:24

Impact and comparison of standard-based, stochastic, and tracked user behaviour in open space offices: A Swiss case study

Verena Marie Barthelmes, Florian Guillaumat, Dolaana Khovalyg

Thermal Engineering for the Built Environment Laboratory (TEBEL), École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland



14:24 - 14:42

Comparative window use study: habits versus deliberative actions in residential buildings

Silke Verbruggen, Marc Delghust, Jelle Laverge, Arnold Janssens

Research Group Building Physics, Ghent University, Belgium



14:42 - 15:00

Designing and experimenting nudge signals to act on the energy signature of households for implementing indirect energy flexibility

Muhammad Salman Shahid1, Benoît Delinchant1, Béatrice Roussillon2, Frédéric Wurtz1, Daniel Llerena2, Adélaïde Fadhuile2, Nils Artiges1

1: G2Elab, 21 Rue des Martyrs, CS 90624, 38031 Grenoble CEDEX 1, France; 2: GAEL, 1241 Rue des Résidences, 38400 Saint-Martin-d'Hères, France

Session T3.7 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Michael Kummert
 
13:30 - 13:37

Development of energy use benchmark data with respect to locations, housing types, gross area and construction year from household energy standing survey in Korea

Na Hyeon Lee, Dong Hyun Seo

Chungbuk National University(CBNU), Korea, Republic of (South Korea)



13:37 - 13:44

Integration of probabilistic methods and parametric tools for performance-based building design decision making

Fatemeh Shahsavari, Wei Yan

Texas A&M University, United States of America



13:44 - 13:51

Energy prediction impact of the Space Level Occupancy schedule for a Primary School

Yingli Lou1, Yunyang Ye2, Wangda Zuo1,3, Jian Zhang2

1: University of Colorado, Boudler, United States of America; 2: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States of America; 3: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States of America



13:51 - 13:58

Impact of ELA calibration methods on building energy model fidelity

Mohanned M Althobaiti1,2, Godfried L Augenbroe1

1: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA; 2: King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA



13:58 - 14:05

Development of Gray-box modeling technique for HVAC&R systems with automatic calibration process

Hyemi Kim1, Sumiyoshi Daisuke2, Youngjin Choi3

1: Ph.D. Student, Faculty of Human-Environment Studies, Kyushu University, Japan; 2: Associate Prof., Faculty of Human-Environment Studies, Kyushu University, Japan; 3: Assistant Prof., Department of Architectural Engineering, Kyonggi University, Repubpic of Korea



14:05 - 14:12

Development of a metamodel to assess building thermal performance for naturally ventilated residential buildings

Rodolfo Kirch Veiga, Letícia Gabriela Eli, Amanda Fraga Krelling, Marcelo Salles Olinger, Ana Paula Melo, Roberto Lamberts

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil



14:12 - 14:19

A knowledge-based framework for building model performance verification

Yan Chen, Jeremy Lerond, Xuechen Lei, Michael Rosenberg, Draguna Vrabie

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States of America



14:19 - 14:26

Solar radiation nowcasting through advanced CNN model integrated with ResNet structure

Lei Chen1, Yangluxi Li1, Hu Du1, Yukun Lai2

1: Welsh school of Architecture, Cardiff University, United Kingdom; 2: School of Computer Science and Informatics, Cardiff University, United Kingdom



14:26 - 14:33

Intelligent building envelopes energy evaluation: an integration of double-skin facades with earth-tubes

Payman Sadeghi

Drury University, United States of America



14:33 - 14:40

Whole building validation for simulation programs including synthetic users and heating systems: experiment and results

Matthias Kersken1, Paul Strachan2

1: Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics IBP, Germany; 2: Energy Systems Research Unit, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK



14:40 - 14:47

A methodology for generating a synthetic local urban climate weather profile for building energy simulations in hot arid areas

Mohamed elnabawi Mahgoub1, Neveen Hamza2

1: Applied Science University, Bahrain; 2: Newcastle University, UK

Session T3.8 (Online Track): Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Rizki Armanto Mangkuto
 
13:30 - 13:37

Impacts of climate change on mechanical ventilative cooling in high-rise buildings

Haohan Sha, Dahai Qi

Université de Sherbrooke, Canada



13:37 - 13:44

Simulations beyond the building, identifying climate adaptation scale jumping potentials to district and city level. Research by design for the city of Monterotondo (Italy)

Maria Beatrice Andreucci, Luciano Cupelloni, Fabrizio Tucci

Department of Planning, Design, Technology of Architecture, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy



13:44 - 13:51

Life cycle efficiency of solar shading systems: a proof-of-concept

Nazanin Rezaei Oghazi1,2, Thomas Jusselme1, Elise Barri1, Sergi Aguacil Moreno3, Marilyne Andersen2

1: Energy Institute, University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland (HEIA-FR, HES-SO), Fribourg, Switzerland;; 2: Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (LIPID), EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland; 3: Building2050 group, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Fribourg, Switzerland



13:51 - 13:58

Building thermal simulation-based climate classification of India

Manoj Kumar Sundaram, Nusrat Ali, Rajasekar E

IIT Roorkee, India



13:58 - 14:05

Evaluation of daylighting strategies based on their embodied carbon emissions: a first methodological framework and case study

Nazanin Rezaei Oghazi1,2, Thomas Jusselme2, Marilyne Andersen1

1: Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (LIPID), Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland; 2: Energy Institute, University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland (HEIA-FR, HES-SO), Fribourg, Switzerland



14:05 - 14:12

Assessment of a weather-based climate classification with building energy simulation

Giovanni Pernigotto1, Andrea Gasparella1, Jan LM Hensen2

1: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; 2: TU Eindhoven - Eindhoven, The Netherlands



14:12 - 14:19

Development of the thermal performance index for office building envelope in Asian hot-humid climate zones considering global warming

Sheng-Fen Chang1, Weian Chen1, Ruey-Lung Hwang1, Wen-Mei Shih1, Kuo-Tsang Huang2

1: National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; 2: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan



14:19 - 14:26

Solutions for efficient and environmental friendly cooling of data centers

Andrea Rocchetti1, Luca Socci1, Giovanni Pierazzuoli2

1: University of Florence, Department of Industrial Engineering, Italy; 2: Seeley International Europe



14:26 - 14:33

Building performance simulation as a guide to design decision making: an analysis of architecture students’ design process.

Larissa Pereira de Souza1,2,3, Roberto Lamberts1,2, Carlos Eduardo Verzola Vaz1,3

1: Federal University of Santa Catarina; 2: Laboratory of Energy Efficiency in Buildings; 3: Advanced Modeling Group



14:33 - 14:40

Dynamic thermal performance of structurally optimized concrete floor slabs

Eduardo Gascon Alvarez, Caitlin T. Mueller, Leslie K. Norford

MIT, United States of America



14:40 - 14:58

Simulation of the local urban climate and its mitigation during heat waves

Dominique Derome1, Aytaç Kubilay2, Dominik Strebel2, Andreas Rubin2, Jan Carmeliet2

1: Université de Sherbrooke, Canada; 2: ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Session T3.9 (Online Track): Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Veronica Soebarto
 
13:30 - 13:37

Assessing the impact of outdoor air pollution on natural ventilation potential in major Indian cities

Kopal Nihar, Alex Nutkiewicz, Rishee K. Jain

Urban Informatics Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, USA



13:37 - 13:44

Simulating the impact of ventilation on viral infection probability from aerosol transmission in enclosed spaces

Olivia Nile Sobek1, Parag Rastogi1, John Allison1, Graeme Jephson1, Chris Pyke2, Alan Wegienka1

1: arbnco ltd, United Kingdom; 2: Arc Skoru



13:44 - 13:51

Interactive Sankey diagram for visualizing real-time and/or simulation-derived energy flows

Claude Demers-Bélanger1, Adam Rysanek2

1: University of British Columbia, Canada; 2: School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of British Columbia, Canada



13:51 - 13:58

Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) assessment using laser-assisted data acquisition (LADA) of building geometry

Simon Wyke, Lasse Rohde, Rasmus Lund Jensen

Department Of The Built Environment, Aalborg University, Denmark



13:58 - 14:05

Towards safer work environments during the COVID-19 crisis: A Study of different floor plan layouts and ventilation strategies coupling open foam and airborne pathogen data for actionable, simulation-based feedback in design

Zoe De Simone, Patrick Kastner, Timur Dogan

Cornell University, United States of America



14:05 - 14:12

Computational analysis of aerothermal characteristics of skygardens and comparative assessment of different attenuators

Murtaza Mohammadi, Paige Wenbin Tien, John Kaiser Calautit

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom



14:12 - 14:19

The impact of PCM applications on thermal comfort in standardized preschool designs in 2 Brazilian climatic zones

Lorenzo Olivo Filippini, Gabriela Sartori, Maurício Carvalho Ayres Torres

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil



14:19 - 14:26

Building meta-optimization: A study on the reuse of previous simulation data to reduce computational costs

Lucas Camilotti, Nathan Mendes, Roberto Zanetti Freire

Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná, Brazil



14:26 - 14:33

Assessing performance of passive or low-energy resilient cooling technologies for pre-1980 medium office buildings in Phoenix, Arizona and Chicago, Illinois

Nari Yoon1, Sang Hoon Lee1, Edward Arens2, Hui Zhang2, Ronnen Levinson1

1: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA; 2: University of California, Berkeley, USA



14:33 - 14:40

Optimum daylighting and thermal comfort simulation framework for school buildings in hot arid climate

Muhammad Adel Ahmed Mahmoud1, Medhat Dorra1, Khaled Nassar2, Ayman Hassan El Hakea3, Mohamed Shaltot4

1: Department of Architecture, Cairo University, Egypt; 2: Construction Engineering Department, The American University in Cairo, Egypt; 3: Construction and Building Engineering Department, Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Cairo, Egypt; 4: EGEC Qatar for Engineering Consultations, Doha, Qatar



14:40 - 14:47

End-use disaggregation in commercial buildings with the building automation system trend data

Narges Zaeri1, H. Burak Gunay1, Araz Ashouri1,2, Ian Wilton2

1: Carleton university, Ottawa, Canada; 2: National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, Canada



14:47 - 14:54

The impact of using the application of a CNN-based approach for equipment usage detection on building energy

Shuangyu Wei, Paige Wenbin Tien, Yupeng Wu, John Kaiser Calautit

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

15:00
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16:30
Session T4.1: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Agnese Salvati
Chair : Hicham Johra
 
15:00 - 15:18

Collecting data for urban building energy modelling by remote sensing and machine learning

Philip Gorzalka1, Oana M. Garbasevschi2,5, Jacob Estevam Schmiedt3, Ariane Droin2, Magdalena Linkiewicz4, Michael Wurm2, Bernhard Hoffschmidt3

1: Institute of Solar Research at German Aerospace Center (DLR), Jülich, Germany; 2: German Remote Sensing Data Center (DFD) at German Aerospace Center (DLR), Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany; 3: Institute for the Protection of Terrestrial Infrastructures at German Aerospace Center (DLR), Sankt Augustin, Germany; 4: Institute of Optical Sensor Systems at German Aerospace Center (DLR), Berlin-Adlershof, Germany; 5: ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich, Germany



15:18 - 15:36

Gh-urban: a Grasshopper plugin for employing CityGML data in dynamical building simulations and the utilization of energy Application Domain Extension

Farzan Banihashemi, Hari Krishna Gadi, Hannes Harter, Werner Lang

Technical University of Munich, Germany



15:36 - 15:54

Global sensitivity analysis for large scale building energy models: importance of building stock size and convergence

Matthias Yvan C. Van Hove, Marc Delghust, Jelle Laverge

Ghent University, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning, Building Physics Research Group, Belgium



15:54 - 16:12

Uncertainty analysis of life cycle assessment input parameters on city quarter level

Hannes Harter1, Bruno Willenborg2, Patricia Schneider-Marin1, Farzan Banihashemi1, Michael Vollmer1, Kierdorf Daniel1, Werner Lang1, Thomas H. Kolbe2

1: Institute of Energy Efficient and Sustainable Design and Building, Technical University of Munich, Germany; 2: Chair of Geoinformatics, Technical University of Munich, Germany



16:12 - 16:30

Determination of household area and number of occupants for residential buildings based on census data and 3D CityGML building models for entire municipalities in Germany

Sally Köhler, Matthias Betz, Keyu Bao, Verena Weiler, Bastian Schröter

Center for Sustainable Energy Technology, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany

Session T4.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Alessandro Dama
 
15:00 - 15:18

Embedded single-board controller for Double Skin Facade : a co-simulation virtual test bed

Giovanni Gennaro1,2, Francesco Goia3, Giuseppe De Michele2, Marco Perino1, Fabio Favoino1

1: Politecnico di Torino, Italy; 2: Eurac Research, Italy; 3: Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Norway



15:18 - 15:36

Pyrano – A Python package for LiDAR-based solar irradiance simulations

Ádám Bognár, Roel C.G.M. Loonen, Jan L.M. Hensen

Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands



15:36 - 15:54

A practical approach for modelling PV off-grid systems in EnergyPlus using post-processing of data to identify black out days

Valentina Tomat, Alfonso P. Ramallo-González, Antonio F. Skarmeta-Gómez

University of Murcia, Spain



15:54 - 16:12

Initial validation of the one-diode photovoltaic model for the flexible panels

Dominika Knera, Dariusz Heim, Michał Krempski-Smejda

Lodz University of Technology, Poland

Session T4.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Elli Nikolaidou
Chair : Vojtech Zavrel
 
15:00 - 15:18

Validated combined first and last year borefield sizing methodology.

Wouter Peere1, Damien Picard1,2, Iago Cupeiro Figueroa1, Wim Boydens2,4, Lieve Helsen1,3

1: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium; 2: Boydens Engineering, Dilbeek, Belgium; 3: EnergyVille, Thor Park, Waterschei, Belgium; 4: Department of Architecture and Urban planning, University of Ghent, Ghent, Belgium



15:18 - 15:36

Efficiency of a heated air curtain under cross-jet temperature gradients

Claudio Alanis Ruiz1, Twan van Hooff2,1, Bert Blocken2, GertJan van Heijst3

1: Building Physics and Sustainable Design Section, KU Leuven, Belgium; 2: Building Physics and Services Unit, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands; 3: Fluids and Flows, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands



15:36 - 15:54

Development of the hybridGEOTABS design methodology for feasibility study and pre-design

Eline Himpe1, Mohsen Sharifi1, Rana Mahmoud1, Filip Jorissen3, Lieve Helsen3, Wim Boydens2, Jelle Laverge1

1: Ghent University, Belgium; 2: Boydens Engineering, Belgium; 3: KU Leuven, Belgium



15:54 - 16:12

To be or not to be a hybridGEOTABS: energy performance of hybridGEOTABS buildings in the EU

Rana Mahmoud, Mohsen Sharifi, Eline Himpe, Jelle Laverge

Ghent University, Belgium



16:12 - 16:30

BIM2SIM - Development of semi-automated methods for the generation of simulation models using Building Information Modeling

David Jansen1, Philipp Mehrfeld1, Dirk Müller1, Eric Fichter2, Veronika Richter2, Jérôme Frisch2, Christoph van Treeck2, Christian Warnecke3, Andre Barz3, Mike Dahnke3, Jesse Brunkhorst3, Pooyan Jahangiri3, Bruno Lüdemann3

1: RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate; 2: RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D); 3: Rud. Otto Meyer GmbH & Co. KG

Session T4.4: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: J. Alstan Jakubiec
Chair : Hayder Alsaad
 
15:00 - 15:18

High fidelity multi-objective optimization of VAV system design

Kevin Cant, Ralph Evins

University of Victoria, Canada



15:18 - 15:36

"Assessing energy poverty and potential retrofit scenarios in residential stock in Albania".

Alessia Tafani, Gliti Mazniku, Sokol Dervishi

Epoka University, Albania



15:36 - 15:54

Investigation of the resiliency of passive and natural cooling solutions through uncertainty analysis in a NZEB residential building in Denmark

Attila Kopányi, Karolina Poczobutt, Lajos Ádám Pallagi

ABUD, Hungary

Session T4.5: Meet the peers
Location: Crowne Plaza - De Burgh Room
Chair: Elisa Van Kenhove

Presenters: Bjarne Olesen, Lieve Helsen, Catherine Gorle and Jeffrey Spitler

How to learn from your peers, the highly experienced or even famous researchers?

At BS2021 we have identified some of the “top” building simulation researchers and we will put them together for a casual panel discussion trying to address all of the audience scientific and non-scientific questions (Q&A).

 You will learn something more about their career path, their ups and downs and life changing choices and moments.

Session T4.6: The role of occupants
Location: Crowne Plaza - Arnulf Room
Chair: Jérôme Le Dréau
Chair : Chantal Basurto
 
15:00 - 15:18

A stochastic occupancy modeling approach to enhance the energy efficiency of residential heating and cooling through occupancy sensing technology

Tarek Rakha1, Tarek Sherif1, Senem Velipasalar2

1: School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America; 2: Department of Electrical Enginereing and Computer Science, Syracuse University, United States of America



15:18 - 15:36

Occupant satisfaction with automation: experimental data vs. simulation

Alessandra Luna-Navarro2, Isabella Gaetani1, Alistair Law3, Francesco Anselmo1, Mauro Overend4

1: Arup, Smart Buildings, London, United Kingdom; 2: Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge; 3: Arup, Facade Engineering, London, United Kingdom; 4: Structural Design and Mechanics, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, TU Delft, The Netherlands



15:36 - 15:54

People who? Why occupant behaviour modelling is not (yet) included in the design workflow

Isabella Gaetani1, Alessandra Luna-Navarro2, Francesco Anselmo1

1: Arup, United Kingdom; 2: Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

Session T4.7 (Online Track): Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Ana Paula Melo
 
15:00 - 15:18

Simulation of historical buildings: bedford cottages, devon, uk

Jack Morewood, Pieter de Wilde

University of Plymouth, United Kingdom



15:18 - 15:36

Multi-criteria robustness assessment of a sequential whole-building design optimization

Riccardo Talami, Jonathan Wright, Bianca Howard

Loughborough University, United Kingdom



15:36 - 15:54

An integrated analysis of structural safety, embodied carbon, and construction cost in a prefabricated Chinese timber house within a BIM-based environment

Xi Zhang1, Zhantang Miao2, Gang Feng2, Jiangtao Du1

1: University of Liverpool, United Kingdom; 2: Tianjin University, China



15:54 - 16:12

Predicted energy savings by adopting novel radiant cooling systems in combination with natural ventilation

Denon Sheppard1, Adam Rysanek1, Eric Teitelbaum2, Kian Wee Chen2, Dorit Aviv3, Kipp Bradford2, Forrest Meggers2

1: School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; 2: Andlinger Center for Energy and Environment, Princeton University, Princeton USA; 3: Weitzman School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Session T4.8 (Online Track): Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Ivan Oropeza-perez
 
15:00 - 15:18

Application of solar energy in the development of university buildings energetic sustainability

Eusebio Conceição1, João Gomes2, Mª Inês Conceição3, Mª Manuela Lúcio1, Hazim Awbi4

1: University of Algarve, Portugal; 2: CINTAL, Portugal; 3: Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal; 4: School of Built Environment, University of Reading, United Kingdom



15:18 - 15:36

A comparison of performance of three variance-based sensitivity analysis methods on an urban-scale building energy model

Pamela Jane Fennell, Ivan Korolija, Paul Ruyssevelt

UCL, United Kingdom



15:36 - 15:54

Extreme weather data in building performance simulation

Andrea Gasparella1, Drury B. Crawley2, Giovanni Pernigotto1, Alessandro Prada3, Linda K. Lawrie4

1: Free University of Bozen - Bolzano, Italy; 2: Bentley Systems Inc., Washington, DC, USA; 3: University of Trento - Trento, Italy; 4: DHL Consulting LLC, Pagosa Springs, CO, USA



15:54 - 16:12

Predicting solar radiation with Artificial Neural Network based on urban geometrical classification

Anas Lila1, Wassim Jabi2, Simon Lannon2

1: Department of Architecture and Built Environment, faculty of environment and technology, university of west england, United Kingdom; 2: Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University



16:12 - 16:30

Evaluating and improving outdoor thermal comfort using surrogate modeling and optimization techniques

Elizabeth Young, Caitlin Mueller, Christoph F. Reinhart

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Session T4.9 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
 
15:00 - 15:18

ThRend: a ray tracing module for infrared rendering of urban scenes

Jose Pedro Aguerre, Eduardo Fernández

UdelaR, Uruguay



15:18 - 15:36

CityFFD/CityBEM: Fast and high accurate urban microclimate model

Mohammad Mortezazadeh1, Senwen Yang1, Jiwei Zou1, Ali Katal1, Sylvie Leroyer2, Leon Wang1

1: Concordia University, Canada; 2: Environment and Climate Change, Dorval, Canada



15:36 - 15:54

A parametric analysis of the impact of thermophysical, geometry and urban context features on the energy demand of a simplified building shoebox model

Federico Battini, Giovanni Pernigotto, Andrea Gasparella

Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy



15:54 - 16:12

Modeling district heating and cooling systems with URBANopt, GeoJSON to Modelica Translator, and the Modelica Buildings Library

Nicholas Long1, Antoine Gautier2, Hagar Elarga1, Amy Allen1, Ted Summer3, Lauren Klun1, Nathan Moore1, Michael Wetter2

1: National Renewable Energy Laboratory, United States of America; 2: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States of America; 3: Devetry



16:12 - 16:30

Evolving co-heating tests to deliver additional performance metrics and support model calibration

Jon William Hand1, Lori Barbara McElroy1, Colin Sinclair2

1: University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom; 2: Building Research Establishment, United Kingdom

16:30
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17:00
Coffee Break
Location: Belfry
17:00
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18:30
Session T5.1: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: James O'Donnell
Chair : Javier Arroyo
 
17:00 - 17:18

A collective heat and cold distribution system with decentralized booster heat pumps: a sizing study.

Stef Jacobs, Freek Van Riet, Ivan Verhaert

University of Antwerp, EMIB research group, Antwerp, Belgium



17:18 - 17:36

Digital Twin Design with on-line calibration for HVAC systems in buildings

Christian Vering1, Sebastian Borges1, Daniel Coakley2, Hannah Kruetzfeldt1, Philipp Mehrfeld1, Dirk Müller1

1: RWTH Aachen University, Germany; 2: MERCE Mitsubishi, Scotland



17:36 - 17:54

A virtual test bed for evaluating advanced building automation algorithms

Thomas Storek1, Fabian Wüllhorst1, Silas Koßler1, Marc Baranski2, Alexander Kümpel1, Dirk Müller1

1: RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate, Aachen, Germany; 2: Aedifion GmbH, Cologne, Germany



17:54 - 18:12

Strengths of non-linear white-box MPC for building HVAC control

Filip Jorissen1, Damien Picard1, Lieve Helsen1,2

1: KU Leuven, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Leuven, Belgium; 2: EnergyVille, Thor Park, Waterschei, Belgium

Session T5.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 2
Chair: Andreas Nicolai
Chair : Ralph Evins
 
17:00 - 17:18

A parametric combined design and simulation tool for the optimisation of domestic hot water systems in residential care centres

Martijn Holvoet, Elisa Van Kenhove, Klaas De Jonge, Lien De Backer, Wim Boydens, Jelle Laverge

UGent / Archipelago



17:18 - 17:36

Simulation of Legionella risks when restarting a sanitary sport facility installation after a period of inactivity during COVID-19

Elisa Van Kenhove, Lien De Backer, Jelle Laverge

Ghent University, Belgium



17:36 - 17:54

Towards the integration of energy performance certificates (EPC) and simplified building performance simulations using machine learning: initial findings

Roberto Boghetti1, Roberto Rugani1, Marco Picco2, Giacomo Salvadori1, Marco Marengo2, Fabio Fantozzi1

1: University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy; 2: University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom



17:54 - 18:12

Interactions of building- / urban-, and multi-energy systems design variables

Adam Bufacchi1, Georgios Mavromatidis2, Arno Schlüter1, Christoph Waibel1

1: Architecture and Building Systems, ETH Zurich, Switzerland; 2: Sustainability and Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland



18:12 - 18:30

Using a surrogate model to analyze the impact of geometry on energy efficiency of buildings.

Bhumika Bhatta1, Ralph Evins2, Paul Westermann3

1: University of Victoria, Canada; 2: University of Victoria, Canada; 3: University of Victoria, Canada

Session T5.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 3
Chair: Christoph Nytsch-Geusen
Chair : Vincent Lemort
 
17:00 - 17:18

Co-simulation approach to evaluate MPC strategies for all-air systems: case study

Bart Merema, Dirk Saelens, Hilde Breesch

KU Leuven, Belgium



17:18 - 17:36

Experimental tests on the optimal management of all-electric dwellings

Jacopo Vivian1, Angelo Zarrella1, Giorgio Besagni2, Lorenzo Croci2

1: University of Padua, Italy; 2: Ricerca Sistema Energetico S.p.A.



17:36 - 17:54

Model predictive control framework for operation of smart sustainable buildings

Himashu Nagpal1, Florin Capitanescu1, Per Heiselberg2

1: Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology; 2: Aalborg University

Session T5.4: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Shady Attia
Chair : Massimo Palme
 
17:00 - 17:18

DL Abacus- A simplified simulation-based tool for daylighting performance assessment in Brazilian dwellings

Natalia Giraldo Vasquez1,2, Pedro O. Pizzetti Mariano1, Raphaela Walger da Fonseca1, Fernando O.R Pereira1

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



17:18 - 17:36

Heat balance analysis of an office building with fully glazed façade in tropical and temperate climates in Brazil

Mônica Martins Pinto, Fernando Simon Westphal

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil



17:36 - 17:54

Defining the life-cycle energy implications of informal settlement redevelopment

Alex Nutkiewicz, Rishee K Jain

Urban Informatics Lab, Stanford University, United States of America

Session T5.5: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Crowne Plaza - De Burgh Room
Chair: Fabian Ochs
Chair : Emmanuel BOZONNET
 
17:00 - 17:18

Comparison of different clustering approaches on different databases of smart meter data

Martina Ferrando1,2, Debora Nozza3, Tianzhen Hong2, Francesco Causone1

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, California; 3: Università Bocconi, Italy



17:18 - 17:36

Evaluation of different refurbishment or improvement strategies to reduce the environmental impact of University campuses

Iñigo León1, Xabat Oregi1, Cristina Marieta1, Alba Juncal Arias1, Lara Mabe2

1: Basque Country University (UPV/EHU), Architecture Department, Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain; 2: Tecnalia Research & Innovation, Energy and Environment Division, Azpeitia, Spain

Session T5.6: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Crowne Plaza - Arnulf Room
Chair: Catherine Gorle
 
17:00 - 17:18

Development of life-cycle based strategies towards buildings with a positive ecological footprint using thermal building simulations

Michael Vollmer, Hannes Harter, Kathrin Theilig, Daniel Kierdorf, Werner Lang

Technical University of Munich, Germany



17:18 - 17:36

Analysis of step-by-step individual roadmaps – what can we learn about the practice?

Iná Maia, Lukas Kranzl

TUW, Austria



17:36 - 17:54

Energy performance of ETICS integrated with flexible photovoltaic panel

Dariusz Heim1, Anna Wieprzkowicz1, Dominika Knera1, Simo Ilomets2, Targo Kalamees2, Zdeno Spitalsky3

1: Lodz University of Technology, Poland; 2: Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; 3: Polymer Institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia



17:54 - 18:12

LCA optimal sizing of smart buildings' energy system components considering flexible LCA-grid-footprints

Tobias Blanke1, Markus Hagenkamp2, Joachim Göttsche1, Bernd Prof. Dr. Döring2, Vitali Reger3, Markus Prof. Dr. Kuhnhenne3

1: FH Aachen, Solar Institut Jülich, Germany; 2: FH Aachen, Germany; 3: RWTH Aachen, Chair for Sustainable Metal Building Envelopes, Germany



18:12 - 18:30

Multi-response optimization of a hybrid solar gas heating system based on the response surface method

Mohammed Dhiya-eddine Sarmouk1, Abdelatif Merabtine2, Hachimi Fellouah3, Arezki Smaili1

1: 1Laboratoire de Génie Mécanique et Développement, Ecole Nationale Polytechnique, Algiers, Algeria.; 2: EPF School of Engineering; 3: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Université de Sherbrooke

Session T5.7 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Michael Wetter
 
17:00 - 17:18

Simulating thermal resilience of buildings and their influence by urban microclimate using EnergyPlus

Xuan Luo, Tianzhen Hong, Kaiyu Sun

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States of America



17:18 - 17:36

Passive envelope design optimization of residential buildings using NSGA-II in different Algerian climatic zones

Samir Semahi1,2,4, Noureddine Zemmouri2, Mohamed Hamdy3, Shady Attia4

1: University of Blida-1,Blida, Algeria; 2: Laboratory of Design and Modeling of Architectural and Urban Forms and Ambiances (LACOMOFA), Dept. of Architecture, University of Biskra, Algeria; 3: NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Dept. of Civil and Transport Engineering, Trondheim, Norway; 4: Sustainable Building Design Lab, Dept. UEE, Applied Sciences, Universite de Liege, Belgium



17:36 - 17:54

ASHRAE Standard 205P: Progress towards representation of performance data for HVAC&R equipment

Neal Kruis1, Timothy McDowell2, Charles S. Barnaby3, Tanaya Mankad1

1: Big Ladder Software, Denver, CO, USA; 2: Thermal Energy System Specialists, Madison, WI, USA; 3: Independent Consultant, Moultonborough, NH, USA



17:54 - 18:12

New Standard 140 test suite: check the weather before you simulate

Timothy P McDowell1, Ralph T Muehleisen2

1: Thermal Energy System Specialists, LLC, United States of America; 2: Argonne National Laboratory, United States of America



18:12 - 18:30

Derivation of high-resolution local thermal conditions from satellite-based data

Pelin Firat Ors, Ardeshir Mahdavi

TU Wien, Austria

Session T5.8 (Online Track): The role of occupants
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
 
17:00 - 17:18

Indoor air quality during lockdown: A monitoring-based simulation-assisted study in London

Farhang Tahmasebi, Elizabeth Cooper, Yan Wang, Daniel Godoy Shimizu, Samuel Stamp, Dejan Mumovic

UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, University College London, United Kingdom



17:18 - 17:36

Energy Flexibility of Clusters of Buildings: development of an assessment tool

Alice Mugnini1, Fabio Polonara1,2, Alessia Arteconi3,1

1: Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e Scienze Matematiche, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Via Brecce Bianche 12, 60131 Ancona, Italy; 2: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto per le Tecnologie della Costruzione, Viale Lombardia 49, 20098 San Giuliano Milanese (MI), Italy; 3: Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium



17:36 - 17:54

Impact of occupant behavior on performance optimized building retrofits

Julian Donges1, Alessandro Prada2, Francesca Cappelletti3, Andrea Gasparella1

1: Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; 2: Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Italy; 3: Department of Design and Planning in Complex Environments, University IUAV of Venice, Italy



17:54 - 18:12

How the occupancy affects the reverberation of large university halls

Giulia Fratoni, Domenico De Salvio, Dario D'Orazio, Massimo Garai

University of Bologna, Italy



18:12 - 18:30

Representations of people in urban building energy models

Kexin Zhao, Pamela Jane Fennell, Julia Tomei

UCL, United Kingdom

Session T5.9 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Ivan Oropeza-perez
 
17:00 - 17:18

Peak extraction in daylight simulations using BSDF data

David Geisler-Moroder1, Gregory J. Ward2, Taoning Wang3, Eleanor S. Lee3

1: Bartenbach GmbH, Aldrans, Austria; 2: Anyhere Software, Berkeley, California, USA; 3: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA



17:18 - 17:36

Modelling of transparent PV windows with CFS

Joaquim Romaní1, Marion Hiller2, Jaume Salom1

1: Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC), Spain; 2: Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH



17:36 - 17:54

The influence of envelope moisture in the building energy simulation

Piero Bevilacqua1, Roberto Bruno1, Natalia Shushunova2, Stefania Perrella1, Daniela Cirone1, Natale Arcuri1

1: Department of Mechanical, Energy and Management Engineering, University of Calabria, Italy; 2: Department of Integrated Safety in Construction, National Research Moscow State University of Civil Engineering



17:54 - 18:12

Deteriorate: a model to simulate envelope r-value fluctuations in natural porous insulation

Yasser El Masri, Tarek Sherif, Tarek Rakha

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America



18:12 - 18:30

Distributed sensing for indoor environments: comparing measured and simulated indoor airflow data for complex commercial building interiors

Nick Novelli1, Mohamed Aly Etman1, Justin Shultz2, Anna Dyson1

1: Yale University, United States of America; 2: EYP, United States of America

18:30
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19:30
Free time
19:30
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23:00
Conference Dinner
Location: Brewery Halve Maan