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).

Please note that all times are shown in the time zone of the conference. The current conference time is: 28th Oct 2021, 23:08:21 CEST

 
 
Session Overview
Date: Tuesday, 31/Aug/2021
8:00
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9:00
Opening registration desk
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)

The registration desk will open at 08:00, and will remain open until 19:30.

9:00
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10:30
Workshop 2: Urban Energy Lab 4.0 - An integrated step towards a sustainable future of city districts
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Christian Vering, RWTH Aachen University
Chair : Dirk Müller, RWTH Aachen
 

Urban Energy Lab 4.0 - An integrated step towards a sustainable future of city districts

Christian Vering, Rita Streblow, Dirk Müller

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

10:30
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12:30
Workshop 4: Introduction to statistical learning - application to building energy data analysis
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 4
Chair: Simon Rouchier, Université Savoie Mont Blanc
 

Introduction to statistical learning - application to building energy data analysis

Simon Rouchier

Université Savoie Mont Blanc, France

11:00
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12:30
Workshop 3: SIM-VICUS - A new and open source approach for dynamic Building Energy Performance Simulation
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Stephan Hirth, TU Dresden
 

The novel dynamic building energy performance simulation tool SIM-VICUS

Stephan Hirth, Andreas Nicolai

TU Dresden, Germany

13:30
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17:00
Workshop 1: Introduction to the BOPTEST framework for simulation-based benchmarking of advanced controllers
Location: Cityhall (Belfry) - Room 1
Chair: Javier Arroyo, KU Leuven
 

Introduction to the BOPTEST framework for simulation-based benchmarking of advanced controllers

Javier Arroyo1,2,3, David Blum4

1: Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium; 2: EnergyVille, Thor Park, Waterschei, Belgium; 3: Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium; 4: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA

14:00
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17:00
Technical tour: Lam Gods: Technical tour: Lam Gods
Location: Sint-Baafs Cathedral
19:30
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20:15
Keynote Ardeshir Mahdavi - The Sound of Space: Reflections on Architecture, Acoustics, and Music
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)
Chair: Dirk Saelens, KU Leuven / EnergyVille
20:15
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20:45
Awarding Ceremony for the winner of the Music Competition
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)
Chair: Dirk Saelens, KU Leuven / EnergyVille

Frank Deleu will talk about the Carillon at the Belfry.

Awarding ceremony for the winner of the music competition.

Wim Berteloot will play the winning composition on the Carillon.

20:45
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22:00
Welcome Reception
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)

 

Date: Wednesday, 01/Sept/2021
7:00
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8:30
Opening registration desk
Location: Concert Hall

The registration desk will open at 07:00, and will remain open until 20:00.

8:30
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9:00
Plenary Opening Ceremony
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal

Chairs: Lieve Helsen, KU Leuven / Energyville and Wim Boydens, boydens engineering, part of Sweco / Ghent University

Conference Opening - Food for thoughts

IBPSA and IBPSA NVL Welcome words (Lori McElroy and Dirk Saelens)

Opening Innovation Speech by Minister of Innovation Hilde Crevits

9:00
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9:15
Keynote: Thoughts of leading Industry by Martin Dieryckx, General Manager Environmental Research Center Daikin Europe
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
9:15
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10:00
Keynote: Climate Change, The European Green Deal and the Building sector by Jos Delbeke - former Director-General of the European Commission's DG Climate Action
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
10:00
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10:30
Coffee Break
Location: Concert Hall - Foyers
10:30
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12:00
Session W1.1: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Concert Hall - Forum 6
Chair: Mathias Bouquerel
Chair : Thomas Bockelandt
 
10:30 - 10:48

A BIM-based Business Process Model to support LEED® certification in retrofit projects.

Letizia D'Angelo1,2,3, Magdalena Hajdukiewicz1,2,3, Federico Seri1,2,3, Marcus Keane1,2,3

1: School of Engineering, College of Science and Engineering, National University of Ireland, Galway; 2: Informatics Research Unit for Sustainable Engineering (IRUSE), National University of Ireland Galway; 3: Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland Galway



10:48 - 11:06

Ecological and economic analysis of low-temperature district heating in typical residential areas

Jan Stock1, Dominik Hering1, André Xhonneux1, Dirk Müller1,2

1: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Institute of Energy and Climate Research, Energy Systems Engineering (IEK-10), Jülich, Germany; 2: RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate, Aachen, Germany



11:06 - 11:24

Multidisciplinary BIM-model for an integrative design approach: study case of a car dealership building in Brussels

Nassim Jamali, Pedro Marques, Jolien De Clerck, Wim Boydens

Boydens Engineering, Belgium



11:24 - 11:42

Facility location problem in thermal network design

Tristan André Rey, Jessen Page

HES-SO, Switzerland



11:42 - 12:00

MILP based approach for the preliminary investigation of thermal networks in urban areas

Francesca Belfiore1,2, Tristan Rey1, Jessen Page1, François Maréchal2

1: HES-SO Valais-Wallis, Switzerland; 2: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland

Session W1.2: Student Modelling Competition: Can we build a building without HVAC and achieve good comfort in Belgium (like 2226 in Austria)?
Location: Concert Hall - Artiestenfoyer
Chair: Elisa Van Kenhove

The aim of the student modelling challenge & competition is to facilitate wider participation in the conference by providing a competitive forum for MSc and PhD students to explore the use of building performance simulation.

In this special edition of the IBPSA student challenge & competition, we have encouraged participants to use the IBPSA network to share information, ask questions and provide solutions as well as to collaborate and learn from each other. The subject of the study is the low-tech building 2226 of Baumslager & Eberle in Lustenau. Out of all participating teams, two finalists are selected that will present their work in this session.

Session W1.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Concert Hall - Studio 1
Chair: Wilfried GJHM van Sark
Chair : Eric Deen
 
10:30 - 10:48

MUSEGRIDS tool: energy performance calculation based on EPBD standards for EU and abroad

Gema Hernández Moral, Victor Iván Serna González, Francisco Javier Miguel, César Valmaseda Tranque

Fundacion CARTIF, Spain



10:48 - 11:06

Optimal operation of distributed energy systems - a game theory based approach

Sarah Henn, Sarah Welter, Tanja Osterhage, Dirk Müller

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



11:06 - 11:24

Impact of 2-zone recirculation on IAQ and energy performance of a demand controlled MEV system

Ivan Pollet1, Bavo De Maré1, Steven Delrue1, Frederik Losfeld1, Jelle Laverge2, Samuel Caillou3

1: Research, Renson Ventilation, Waregem, Belgium; 2: Building Physics Research Group, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium; 3: Belgian Building Research Institute (BBRI), Limelette, Belgium



11:24 - 11:42

Global sensitivity analysis of a bottom-up building stock energy model

Sebastian Forthuber, Lukas Kranzl, Andreas Müller, Iná Maia

TU Wien, Austria



11:42 - 12:00

Heat zoning- and district heating simulation tool

Raf De Herdt, Joris Dedecker, Thomas Koch, Pedro Pattijn

Ingenium NV, Belgium

Session W1.4: Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Concert Hall - Studio 2
Chair: Georgios Kyriakodis
Chair : Wim Plokker
 
10:30 - 10:48

The impact of climate change on the reliable optimization for energy and economic refurbishment of a residential building in Italy

Amedeo Pezzi, Marco Manzan, Paolo Rosato

University of Trieste, Italy



10:48 - 11:06

Integrated design of refrigerant, heat pump and system components: Process intensification for optimized heat pump systems

Christian Vering, Sebastian Ostlender, Fabian Wuellhorst, Philipp Mehrfeld, Dirk Müller

RWTH Aachen University, Germany



11:06 - 11:24

Modeling the impact of Climate Change on Future Heating Demand in Different Types of Buildings in the Belgian residential building stock

Essam Elnagar1, Sébastien Doutreloup2, Vincent Lemort1

1: Thermodynamics Laboratory, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Université de Liège, Belgium; 2: Laboratory of Climatology, Department of Geography, UR SPHERES, University de Liège, Belgium



11:24 - 11:42

Climate change sensitive overheating assessment in dwellings: a case study in Belgium

Ramin Rahif1, Abdulrahman Fani1, Piotr Kosinski2, Shady Attia1

1: Sustainable Building Design Lab, Dept. UEE, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Université de Liege, Belgium; 2: Faculty of Geoengineering, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Heweliusza Street 10, 10-724 Olsztyn, Poland

Session W1.5: The role of occupants
Location: Concert Hall - Kamermuziekzaal
Chair: Fabian Ochs
Chair : Valentin Gavan
 
10:30 - 10:48

Influence of the hydronic loop configuration on the energy performance of a CO2 heat pump for domestic hot water production in a multi-family building

Matteo Dongellini, Claudia Naldi, Gian Luca Morini

Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy



10:48 - 11:06

Methods for determining occupant behavioural models for energy-efficient retrofitting of 20th-century buildings

Antonella Mastrorilli1, Roberta Zarcone2, Chenafi Sabrina1, Colonneau Téva1

1: Laboratoire LACTH, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture et de Paysage de Lille, 2 Rue Verte, 59650 Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France; 2: Laboratoire GSA, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Paris-Malaquais, 14 rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris



11:06 - 11:24

Human in the Loop: perceived based control as the key to enhance buildings’ performance

Davide Calì, Christian Ankerstjerne Thilker, Sebastian Arcos Specht, Jaume Palmer Real, Henrik Madsen, Bjarne W. Olesen

DTU, Denmark



11:24 - 11:42

A simulation workflow for exposure characterisation of daylit spaces based on occupant gaze orientation

Mandana Sarey Khanie1, Mikkel Kofod Pedersen1, Trine Illum1, Rasmus Nielsen1, Thorbjøn Asmussen2

1: Technical University of Denamrk, Denmark; 2: VELUX A/S, Hoersholm, Denmark



11:42 - 12:00

Quantifying household specific self-consumption of photovoltaic-based power generation in energy efficient buildings – a comprehensive parametric study to increase the reliability of energy consulting

André Müller1,2, Johannes Koert2, Patrick Wörner2

1: Institute for Housing and Environment, Germany; 2: Institute of Concrete and Masonry Structures, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Session W1.6: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
Chair: Hilde Breesch
Chair : Dimitrov Bolashikov
 
10:30 - 10:48

Computational assessment of occupant-centric radiant cooling solutions

Helene Teufl, Ardeshir Mahdavi

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



10:48 - 11:06

Occupant-centric control of transparent dynamic façades through an integrated co-simulation framework

Luigi Giovannini, Manuela Baracani, Fabio Favoino, Valentina Serra

Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy



11:06 - 11:24

Optimization workflow for the design of efficient shading control strategies

Abel Sepúlveda, Francesco De Luca, Jarek Kurnitski

Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia



11:24 - 11:42

Tool Development for Automatic Simulation of central and decentral Heat Supply Scenarios and Application to a district in the City of Mainz, Germany (SimStadt 2.0 project)

Verena Weiler1, Eric Duminil1, Bodo Balbach2, Bastian Schröter1

1: University of Applied Sciences Stuttgart, Germany; 2: Mainzer Stadtwerke AG

Session W1.7 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Clarice Bleil de Souza
 
10:30 - 10:48

Design optioneering for the definition of technological solution of envelope using BIM

Frida Bazzocchi1, Neri Banti1, Carlo Biagini2, Cecilia Ciacci1, Vincenzo Di Naso1

1: University of Florence, DICEA (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering ), Italy; 2: University of Florence, DiDA (Department of Architecture), Italy



10:48 - 11:06

Uncertainty analysis of building energy analysis based on replicated Latin Hypercube sampling

Wei Tian1, Miaorou Jin1, Pieter de Wilde2, Xing Fu3, Jiaxin Shi1

1: Tianjin University of Science and Technology, China; 2: Plymouth University, UK; 3: Tianjin Architectural Design Institure, China



11:06 - 11:24

Quality check of openBIM input data for thermal building simulation based on mvdXML

Andreas Geiger, Karl-Heinz Häfele, Veit Hagenmeyer

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany



11:24 - 11:42

Cross-over analysis of building-stock modelling approaches for bottom-up engineering model

Usama Bin Perwez, Yohei Yamaguchi, Yoshiyuki Shimoda

Osaka University, Japan



11:42 - 12:00

Automatic IFC data enrichment with space geometries for Building Energy Performance Simulations

Georgios Nektarios Lilis, Kyriakos Katsigarakis, Dimitrios Rovas

University College London, London, UK

Session W1.8 (Online Track): Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Yoshiyuki Shimoda
 
10:30 - 10:48

Projecting impacts of uncertain climate change on future energy demand

Sandhya Patidar, David Jenkins, Andrew Peacock

Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom



10:48 - 11:06

Analysis of the energy performance of a new ventilated brick wall: behaviour of real scale prototype under different ventilation configuration and weather conditions

Costanza Vittoria Fiorini1, Domenico Palladino2, Cinzia Buratti3

1: CIRIAF, University of Perugia, Via G. Duranti 63, 06125 Perugia, Italy; 2: ENEA, Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development of Engineering, Via Anguillarese, 301, 00123 Rome, Italy; 3: Department of Engineering, University of Perugia, Via G.Duranti 67, 06125 Perugia, Italy



11:06 - 11:24

Development of an urban sewage state prediction model and case studies for the evaluation of sewage heat utilization potential

Weian Chen1, Shohei Miyata2, Yasunori Akashi2

1: National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; 2: University of Tokyo, Japan



11:24 - 11:42

Investigating the control strategies for Breathing Walls during summer: a dynamic simulation study

Andrea Alongi, Adriana Angelotti, Livio Mazzarella

Politecnico di Milano, Italy



11:42 - 12:00

An evaluation of the proposed framework to introduce a smart readiness indicator for buildings

Vasiliki Varsami, Esfand Burman

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

Session W1.9 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations/BIM
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Heba Hassan
 
10:30 - 10:48

Automatic generation of second level space boundary geometry from IFC models

Eric Fichter, Veronika Richter, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck

Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D), RWTH Aachen University, Germany



10:48 - 11:06

Geometrical interoperability of 3D CityGML building models for urban energy use cases

Avichal Malhotra1, Yue Pan2, Jérôme Frisch1, Christoph van Treeck1

1: Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D), RWTH Aachen University, Germany; 2: Nesseler Grünzig Bau Gmbh, Germany



11:06 - 11:24

Interoperability between BIM and building energy modelling – a case study

Francesco Asdrubali1, Manuel Manzo2, Gianluca Grazieschi3

1: University of Roma Tre, Italy; 2: University of Roma Tre, Italy; 3: University of Roma Tre, Italy



11:24 - 11:42

Texture mapping and IFC material retrievement for virtual reality applications

Sebastian Duque Mahecha, Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Alexandre Dennis Stoll, Laurent Deschamps

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



11:42 - 12:00

Proposed integration of utilities in the Energy ADE 2.0

Maximilian Schildt, Christian Behm, Avichal Malhotra, Sebastian Weck-Ponten, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck

Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D), RWTH Aachen University, Germany

12:00
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13:00
Lunch
Location: Foyers (Concert Hall) and 'het Zand' square outside (front of building)
MB1: Meet the Board - General information: What is IBPSA, what is the purpose, our books, newsletter & projects etc
MB2: Meet the Board - Become a member of the organisation (information on affiliates, memberships and sponsoring)
MB3: Meet the Board - How do I get involved? Join a committee (information on the work we are doing in the different committee and how people could contribute
 
13:00
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14:30
Session W2.1: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Concert Hall - Forum 6
Chair: Dorota Brzezińska
Chair : Friedl Decock
 
13:00 - 13:18

Simulation support for the design of ventilated windows: a case study

Shiva Najaf Khosravi, Ardeshir Mahdavi

Vienna University of Technology, Austria



13:18 - 13:36

Daylighting simulation using spectral ray tracing

Antony Escudie1, Chloé Therreau1, Tanguy Timmermans2, Louis Dellieu2, Grégoire Besse1

1: Eclat Digital; 2: AGC Glass Europe



13:36 - 13:54

Evaluating daylighting performance metrics in LEED v4 for commercial office buildings: What criteria is missing to enhance the visual performance and comfort of occupants?

Riwayat Katia, Nourhan Elsayed, Tarek Rakha

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America



13:54 - 14:12

Designing a Solar Shading Solution parametrically using the direct sun and the view to the outside for a building in Vietnam

Pedro Marques, Chinh Trieu, Wim Boydens

Studiebureau Boydens, Belgium



14:12 - 14:30

Facades, roofs and solar parking yield estimation at Utrecht science park

Tayzer Damasceno de Oliveira1,2,3, Luis Fialho2, Atse Louwen3,4, Wilfried G.J.H.M. van Sark3

1: Accenture, Lisboa, Portugal; 2: University of Évora, Évora, Portugal; 3: Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands; 4: Eurac Research, Bolzano, Italy

Session W2.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Concert Hall - Artiestenfoyer
Chair: Laura Carnieletto
Chair : Frederik Maertens
 
13:00 - 13:18

Heat and moisture transport through a living wall system designated for greywater treatment

Hayder Alsaad, Conrad Voelker

Bauhaus-University Weimar, Germany



13:18 - 13:36

A convolutional neural network for the hygrothermal assessment of timber frame walls

Astrid Tijskens, Staf Roels

KU Leuven, Belgium



13:36 - 13:54

Besos: a python library that links energyplus with energy hub, optimization and machine learning tools.

Theodor Victor Christiaanse1,2, Paul Westermann1,2, Will Beckett1,2, Gaelle Faure1,2, Ralph Evins1,2

1: Energy in Cities group, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Victoria, BritishColumbia, Canada; 2: Institute for Integrated Energy Systems, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada



13:54 - 14:12

Data-driven black box model of building dynamics

Sophie Bernard1,2, Valery Ann Jacobs1, Bert Belmans1,3, Arjen Mentens1, Filip Descamps1,4, John Lataire1

1: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium; 2: Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium; 3: Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium; 4: Daidalos Peutz, Belgium



14:12 - 14:30

Summer passive strategies assessment based on calibrated building model using on site measurement data

Obaidullah Yaqubi1,2,3, Auline Rodler1,2, Sihem Guernouti1,2,3, Marjorie Musy1,2,3

1: Equipe de recherche BPE, Cerma Ouest, Nantes, France; 2: Institut de Recherche en Sciences et Techniques de la Ville (IRSTV) , Nantes, France; 3: CNRS UMR 6183, GeM, Université de Nantes, France

Session W2.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Concert Hall - Studio 1
Chair: Alessia Arteconi
Chair : Wim Plokker
 
13:00 - 13:18

A low-order semi-physical borefield model for optimal control applications

Iago Cupeiro Figueroa1, Lieve Helsen1,2

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



13:18 - 13:36

An Open-AI gym environment for the Building Optimization Testing (BOPTEST) framework

Javier Arroyo1,2,3, Carlo Manna2,3, Fred Spiessens2,3, Lieve Helsen1,2

1: Department of Mechanical Engineering, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium; 2: EnergyVille, Thor Park, Waterschei, Belgium; 3: Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO), Mol, Belgium



13:36 - 13:54

Open and Reproducible Use Cases for Energy (ORUCE) methodology in systems design and operation: a dwelling photovoltaic self-consumption example.

Sacha Hodencq, Benoit Delinchant, Frederic Wurtz

Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, Grenoble INP*, G2Elab, 38000 Grenoble, France



13:54 - 14:12

Is your building automation and control system properly designed and installed?

Muhyiddine Jradi

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Session W2.4: Climate change and bioclimatic design
Location: Concert Hall - Studio 2
Chair: Shady Attia
Chair : Yasuyuki Shiraishi
 
13:00 - 13:18

Adapting French buildings to future climate: Passive design optimisation

Anaïs Machard1,2, Christian Inard1, Jean-Marie Alessandrini2, Charles Pelé2, Jacques Ribéron3

1: Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Ingénieur pour l’Environnement (LASIE, UMR CNRMS 7356), La Rochelle Université, 23 Avenue Albert Einstein, 17000 La Rochelle, France; 2: Département Energie et Environnement, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB), 84 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Champs-sur-Marne, 77447 Marne-la-Vallée CEDEX 2, France; 3: Département Santé et Confort, Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB), 84 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Champs-sur-Marne, 77447 Marne-la-Vallée CEDEX 2, France;



13:18 - 13:36

Assessing the relevance of updated climate files in the simulation of residential buildings located in semi-arid regions

Emanuela Giancola, María Nuria Sánchez, Helena López, Jose Antonio Ferrer, María José Jiménez, Silvia Soutullo

Energy efficiency in buildings research unit, CIEMAT, Spain



13:36 - 13:54

Climate change impact on the future performance of Nearly Zero Energy buildings: A case study base analysis

Mamak Pourabdollahtootkaboni, Giovanna De Luca, Ilaria Ballarini, Vincenzo Corrado

Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy



13:54 - 14:12

The impact of a high-end climate change scenario on the energy consumption of a Flemish office building

Delphine Ramon, Karen Allacker

Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering Science, KU Leuven, Belgium



14:12 - 14:30

Development of a new decision tool for Sustainable COOLing Systems (CORNET SCOOLS)

Jeroen Van der Veken1, Margot De Pauw2

1: BBRI, Belgium; 2: KCE Thomas More, Belgium

Session W2.6: The role of occupants
Location: Concert Hall - Kamermuziekzaal
Chair: Andrea Gasparella
Chair : Damien Picard
 
13:00 - 13:18

Mapping the gap in user-related building performance simulation models

Ardeshir Mahdavi, Veselina Bochukova, Christiane Berger

TU Wien, Austria



13:18 - 13:36

The impact of occupancy prediction accuracy on the performance of model predictive control (MPC) in buildings

Tao Yang, Fisayo Caleb Sangogboye, Krzysztof Arendt, Konstantin Filonenko, Jonathan Dallaire, Mikkel Baun Kjærgaard, Christian Veje

Center for Energy Informatics, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark



13:36 - 13:54

Consequences-based graphical model for contextualized occupants’ activities estimation in connected buildings

Huynh Phan1, Thomas Recht1, Laurent Mora1, Stéphane Ploix2

1: I2M Bordeaux, University of Bordeaux, CNRS, Arts et Metiers Institute of Technology, Bordeaux INP, F-33400 Talence, France; 2: G-SCOP, Grenoble Institute of Technology, UMR CNRS 5272, 46 Avenue Felix Viallet, 38031 Grenoble Cedex 1, France



13:54 - 14:12

Multi-Agent based simulation of human activity for building and urban scale assessment of residential load curves and energy use

Mathieu Schumann1,5, Quentin Reynaud2, Nicolas Sabouret3, François Sempé6, Benoit Charrier1,5, Jérémy Albouys1,3,4,5, Yvon Haradji1, Christian Inard4,5

1: EDF R&D, Palaiseau, France; 2: QRCI, Clermont-Ferrand, France; 3: LIMSI-CNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Univ. Paris-Saclay, Orsay, France; 4: LaSIE, CNRS, La Rochelle Université, La Rochelle, France; 5: 4evLab, EDF R&D, CNRS, LaSIE, La Rochelle Université, La Rochelle, France; 6: FSCI, Paris, France



14:12 - 14:30

The formulation of a reference load curve to measure energy flexibility

Muhammad Salman Shahid1, Benoît Delinchant1, Béatrice Roussillon2, Frédéric Wurtz1, Daniel Llerena2

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 W2.7 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Charles S Barnaby
 
13:00 - 13:06

Identifying grey-box models from archetypes of apartment block buildings

Marius Eide Bagle1, Philip Maree2, Harald Taxt Walnum1, Igor Sartori1

1: SINTEF Community, Norway; 2: SINTEF Digital, Norway



13:06 - 13:12

Integrating thermal, energy, lighting, and acoustics in building design approach: Lesson learned from students assignments

Rizki A. Mangkuto, Anugrah Sabdono Sudarsono, R.S. Joko Sarwono

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia



13:12 - 13:18

Statistical methodologies for verification of building energy performance simulation

Amin Nouri, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck

Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D), RWTH Aachen University, Germany



13:18 - 13:24

Easy-to-implement simulation strategies for annual glare risk assessment based on the European Daylighting Standard

Bruno Bueno1, Abel Sepúlveda2, Christoph Maurer3, Simon Wacker4, Taoning Wang5, Tilmann E. Kuhn6, Helen Rose Wilson7

1: Fraunhofer ISE, Germany; 2: Taltech, Estonia; 3: Fraunhofer ISE, Germany; 4: Fraunhofer ISE, Germany; 5: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory LBNL, Berkeley CA, USA; 6: Fraunhofer ISE, Germany; 7: Fraunhofer ISE, Germany



13:24 - 13:30

A machine-learning framework for daylight and visual comfort assessment in early design stages

Hanieh Nourkojouri1, Zahra Sadat Zomorodian1, Mohammad Tahsildoost1, Zohreh Shaghaghian2

1: Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Islamic Republic of; 2: Texas A&M University, College Station, United States



13:30 - 13:36

Reducing heat island effect: a mathematical model of green roof design

Jing Hong1, Dennis Michael Utzinger2

1: Rivion; 2: University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee



13:36 - 13:42

Semantic web ontologies for buildings objects and their performance data

Eleanna Panagoulia, Zachary Lancaster, Tarek Rakha

Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America



13:42 - 13:48

A machine-learning framework for acoustic design assessment in early design stages

Reyhane Abarghooie1, ZahraSadat Zomorodian1, Mohammad Tahsildoost1, Zohreh Shaghaghian2

1: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran; 2: Texas A&M University, College Station, United States



13:48 - 13:54

A Python library for Radiance matrix-based simulation control and EnergyPlus integration

Taoning Wang1, Greg Ward2, Eleanor S. Lee1

1: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, United States of America; 2: Anyhere Software



13:54 - 14:00

Functional mock-up unit based generic threat injection framework for energy efficient and resilient buildings

Yangyang Fu, Xing Lu, Zheng O'Neill

Texas A$M University, United States of America



14:00 - 14:06

Real-time light simulation methodology for expedited comparison and optimization studies through agent-based photon modeling

Vishal Vaidhyanathan, Jichen Wang

Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America



14:06 - 14:12

Radiant spectral energy for simulation in the built environment

Joseph Del Rocco, Joseph T. Kider Jr.

University of Central Florida, School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training



14:12 - 14:18

Short-term forecasting of building energy consumption with deep generative learning

Yichuan X. Ma

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China)

Session W2.8 (Online Track): Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Lori Barbara McElroy
 
13:00 - 13:06

Economic and emission reduction potential of renewable based energy systems in an apartment building in cold climatic conditions

Hassam ur Rehman, Ala Hasan, Francesco Reda

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland



13:06 - 13:12

Integration of a flexible tensile material in a second skin façade system: a passive method to enhance the energy performances of the Italian building scenario

Giovanni Ciampi, Yorgos Spanodimitriou, Michelangelo Scorpio, Antonio Rosato, Sergio Sibilio

Department of Architecture and Industrial Design, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy



13:12 - 13:18

Study of optimal control strategies for an energy production system using thermal mass of buildings

Charbel Salameh1,2, Bruno Peuportier2, Patrick Schalbart2

1: Accenta; 2: Centre Efficacité énergétique des Systèmes Mines Paristech



13:18 - 13:24

Effect of introducing hybrid power system for housing

Saori Nakao1, Yasuyuki Shiraishi1, Yusuke Shigematsu2

1: The University of Kitakyushu, Japan; 2: Saibugas Co., Ltd., Japan



13:24 - 13:30

Activation of the building thermal mass to store PV surplus energy

Arno Dentel, Christina Betzold

Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany



13:30 - 13:36

Impact of implementing air-conditioning systems on the school building stock in Brazil considering climate change effects: a bottom-up benchmarking

Matheus Soares Geraldi, Mateus Vinicius Bavaresco, Veronica Gnecco, Enedir Ghisi, Michele Fossati

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil



13:36 - 13:42

Borehole latent energy storage system integrated with solar thermal collectors and heat pumps

Parham Eslami Nejad, Arash Bastani, Alain Nguyen, Etienne Saloux

CanmetENERGY, NRCan, Canada



13:42 - 13:48

Simulation-based analysis of the load-shifting potential of Heat Pumps in Multi-Family Houses using co-simulation

Daniel Schmidt, Sabine Hoffmann

TU Kaiserslautern, Germany



13:48 - 13:54

Operational control of earth-to-air heat exchanger using reinforcement learning

Kento Tomoda1, Yasuyuki Shiraishi1, Dirk Saelens2,3

1: The University of Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan; 2: KU Leuven, Department of Civil Engineering, Building Physics & Sustainable Design Section, Leuven, Belgium; 3: EnergyVille, Genk, Belgium



13:54 - 14:00

Distribution of potential savings from urban-scale energy modeling of a utility

Brett Bass1, Joshua New2

1: The University of Tennessee; 2: Oak Ridge National Laboratory



14:00 - 14:06

Dynamic simulation of a radiant ceiling panel incorporating PCMs for building cooling and heating applications

Andres Gallardo, Umberto Berardi

Ryerson University, Canada



14:06 - 14:12

The energy master planning process for districts

Matthias Haase

ZHAW, Switzerland



14:12 - 14:18

Case study of an NZEB (renovation) with 7 years measurement data – what can a designer learn from it?

Matthias Haase

ZHAW, Switzerland

Session W2.9 (Online Track): Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Roberto Lamberts
 
13:00 - 13:06

Smart ventilation control to minimize the infection risk with COVID-19 in office buildings

Zhihong Pang1, Pingfan Hu2,3, Xing Lu1, Qingsheng Wang2,3, Zheng O'Neill1

1: J. Mike Walker '66 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; 2: Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA; 3: Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA



13:06 - 13:12

Numerical investigation of a novel diffuse wall ventilation: thermal comfort and cross-infection control effectiveness

Chen Zhang, Gaute Larsen Tveit, Truls Ramstad, Peter V. Nielsen, Rasmus Lund Jensen

Department of the Built Environment, Aalborg University, Denmark



13:12 - 13:18

Developing thermal comfort maps for naturally ventilated spaces

Vardan Soi1, Swati Puchalapalli2, Rashmin M. Damle3

1: Masters in Technology, Building Energy Performance (MTech BEP), CEPT University; 2: Terraviridis; 3: CEPT University



13:18 - 13:24

Multi-objective optimisation of Indian Jaali fenestration system for visual, thermal and perceptual performance using computational methods

Afshan Rehman, Amulya Surapaneni

Carnegie Mellon University, United States of America



13:24 - 13:30

Fine-grained measurement of the indoor built environment with robotic vacuum cleaners

Joseph McLaughlin1, Michal Young1, Siobhan Rockcastle1,2

1: University of Oregon, United States of America; 2: Baker Lighting Lab



13:30 - 13:36

Investigating the relationship between interpretability and performance for optimal rule-based control

Eikichi Ono1,2, Kuniaki Mihara2, Takamasa Hasama2, Yuichi Takemasa2, Bertrand Lasternas1, Adrian Chong1

1: National University of Singapore, Singapore; 2: Kajima Technical Research Institute Singapore, Singapore



13:36 - 13:42

Performance of aerogels as thermal insulation materials for buildings in tropical climates

Aminu Wali Bashir, Eliane Hayashi Suzuki, Joao Roberto Diego Petreche, Brenda Chaves Coelho Leite

Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil



13:42 - 13:48

A combined CFD-based genetic algorithm and human body thermoregulation model for designing the indoor thermal environment

Wei Liu1, Yu Xue2, Dayi Lai3

1: Division of Sustainable Buildings, Department of Civil and Architectural Engineering, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Brinellvägen 23, Stockholm, 100 44, Sweden; 2: School of Civil Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, China; 3: Department of Architecture, School of Design, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China



13:48 - 13:54

Simulation of COVID-19 ultraviolet disinfection using coupled ray tracing and CFD

Nathaniel Jones1, Paul Lynch2, Joseph Hewlings1, Justin Boyd2, Ryan Seffinger1, Dan Lister2, Renee Thomas1

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



13:54 - 14:00

Radiation control optimization for dynamic glazing in building façades in subtropical climate

Eliane Hayashi Suzuki, Racine Tadeu Araujo Prado, Brenda Chaves Coelho Leite

Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil



14:00 - 14:06

Influence of interventions against spread of COVID-19 on noise levels in student restaurant

Lukáš Zelem1, Vojtech Chmelík2, Monika Rychtáriková3

1: STU Bratislava, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Architecture; 2: STU Bratislava, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Department of Architecture; 3: KU Leuven, Faculty of Architecture,

 
14:40
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16:10
Session W3.1: Practice and industry related case studies
Location: Concert Hall - Forum 6
Chair: Jeffrey Spitler
Chair : Anna Bortkiewicz
 
14:40 - 14:58

Buoyancy-driven ventilation in a real operational building: Uncertainty quantification of the discharge coefficient

Lup Wai Chew, Chen Chen, Catherine Gorlé

Stanford University, United States of America



14:58 - 15:16

Impact of landscaping elements on pedestrian wind simulations using OpenFOAM

Rubina Ramponi1, Viet Le2, Jake Haskell3, Adam Brooks2

1: Arup, Dublin, Ireland; 2: Arup, New York, United States of America; 3: Arup, Berlin, Germany



15:16 - 15:34

Full-scale validation of natural ventilation models in Stanford’s Y2E2 building

Chen Chen, Catherine Gorlé

Stanford University, United States of America



15:34 - 15:52

Whole-building energy simulation analysis and optimization of residential building equipped with air-duct system in three different regions

Arash Zarmehr, Joseph T. Kider .Jr

Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida, United States of America



15:52 - 16:10

Development of a digital twin of the temperature distribution in datacenters

Eric Terry

Actiflow

Session W3.2: Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Concert Hall - Artiestenfoyer
Chair: Steffen Petersen
Chair : Kristof Vlieghe
 
14:40 - 14:58

Characterised sun path patches as a way to design better shading

Andrew Corney1, Vladimir Bajic2

1: Trimble SketchUp, United Kingdom; 2: Trimble SketchUp, USA



14:58 - 15:16

Modelling solar shadings with metallic slats for optimal daylighting. What parameters should we focus on?

Bertrand Deroisy1, Marshal Maskarenj2, Sergio Altomonte2

1: Belgian Building Research Institute, Brussels, Belgium; 2: Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium



15:16 - 15:34

A spectral model for longwave radiant heat transfer: influence of new generation polymers in BES

Edouard Walther, Antoine Hubert

AREP L'hypercube, France



15:34 - 15:52

Modelling naturally ventilated double skin facade in Modelica

Alessandro Dama1, Jaime Varas del Ser1, Ettore Zanetti1, Francesco Casella1, Olena Kalyanova Larsen2

1: Politecnico di Milano, Italy; 2: Aalborg University, Denmark



15:52 - 16:10

Open-source photovoltaic model for early building planning processes: Modeling, application and validation

Laura Maier1, Michael Kratz1,2, Christian Vering1, Philipp Mehrfeld1, Dirk Müller1

1: RWTH Aachen University, E.ON Energy Research Center, Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate, Aachen, Germany; 2: currently studying at ETH, Zurich, Switzerland

Session W3.3: Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Concert Hall - Studio 1
Chair: Dariusz Heim
Chair : Sorin Comsa
 
14:40 - 14:58

The influence of uncertainties in grid electricity primary energy conversion factors on multi-criteria trade-off solutions in façade design optimisation

Samuel Bruno de Vries, Roel C.G.M. Loonen, Jan L.M. Hensen

Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands, The



14:58 - 15:16

Analysis of HVAC retrofit layouts including solar cooling system with adsorption heat pump - Modelling, dynamic simulation and multi-criteria evaluation

Paola Colombo, Giulia Filippini, Rossano Scoccia, Marcello Aprile, Mario Motta

Department of energy, Politecnico di Milano, Italy



15:16 - 15:34

Performance comparison of static and adjustable photovoltaic panels

Dawid Wolosiuk, Matthias Schuss, Ardeshir Mahdavi

Vienna University of Technology, Austria



15:34 - 15:52

The path towards a zero fossil fuel Building

Frederik Maertens, Wim Boydens

boydens engineering, Belgium



15:52 - 16:10

Retrofit of a 1970’s apartment building into energy plus, results of a prototype apartment

Eelke P. Bontekoe1, Wilfried G.J.H.M. van Sark1, Liza Looijen2, Paul Das3, Joris van den Heiligenberg3, Arno F. Peekel4

1: Utrecht University, The Netherlands; 2: Hogeschool Utrecht, The Netherlands; 3: Bos Installatiewerken, The Netherlands; 4: Utrecht Sustainability Institute (USI), The Netherlands

Session W3.4: Historical and heritage buildings
Location: Concert Hall - Studio 2
Chair: Staf Roels
Chair : Wouter Van de Walle
 
14:40 - 14:58

Estimation of the thermal properties using modal identification method and optimal experiment design applied to historical building walls

Benjamin Kadoch1, Julien Berger2

1: Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, IUSTI UMR 7343, 13453, Marseille, France; 2: Laboratoire des Sciences de l’Ingénieur pour l’Environnement (LaSIE), UMR 7356 CNRS, La Rochelle Université, CNRS, 17000, La Rochelle, France



14:58 - 15:16

Living lab ‘De Schipjes’: a zero-fossil-fuel energy concept in the historic city center of Bruges

Jelger Jansen1,2, Frederik Maertens3, Wim Boydens3,4, Lieve Helsen1,2

1: KU Leuven, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Celestijnenlaan 300 box 2421, 3001 Leuven, Belgium; 2: EnergyVille, Thor Park 8320, 3600 Genk, Belgium; 3: boydens engineering, Kooidam 6, 8200 Bruges, Belgium; 4: Ghent University, Department of Architecture and Urban planning, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Ghent, Belgium



15:16 - 15:34

Simulation-based Optimization of thermal Comfort in a heritage Manor House

Torsten Schwan, Rene Unger

EA Systems Dresden GmbH, Germany



15:34 - 15:52

A hybrid measurement-simulation approach to determine the reflectance map of a historic tapestry

John Mardaljevic1, Eleonora Brembilla2, Stephen Cannon-Brookes3, Nigel Blades4

1: Loughborough University, United Kingdom; 2: TU Delft, Netherlands; 3: UCL, United Kingdom; 4: National Trust, United Kingdom

Session W3.5: Improving indoor environmental quality
Location: Concert Hall - Kamermuziekzaal
Chair: Natalia Giraldo Vasquez
Chair : Jean-Baptiste BOUVENOT
 
14:40 - 14:58

The impact of light distribution and furniture layout on meeting light exposure objectives in an office - a simulation case study

Megan Danell1, Steffen Hartmeyer1, Lisa Petterson2, Robert Davis3, Marilyne Andersen1, Siobhan Rockcastle4

1: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland; 2: SRG Partnership, Portland, OR United States of America; 3: Pacific Northwest National Lab, Portland, OR, United States of America; 4: University of Oregon, Eugene, OR United States of America



14:58 - 15:16

Evaluating the use of photobiology-driven alertness and health measures for circadian lighting design

Athina Ji-Hae Alight, J. Alstan Jakubiec

University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Toronto, Canada



15:16 - 15:34

Integrated analysis of daylight and solar access building requirements and performance in urban environments in Estonia

Francesco De Luca, Abel Sepúlveda

Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia



15:34 - 15:52

Machine learning techniques for the daylight and electric lighting performance predictions

Chantal Basurto, Oliver Paul, Jérôme H. Kämpf

Idiap Research Institute, 1920 Martigny, Switzerland



15:52 - 16:10

Luminance distributions in consultancy: Simulations or measurements?

Thijs Willem Kruisselbrink

Peutz BV, Netherlands, The

Session W3.7 (Online Track): Ensuring high quality building simulations
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 1
Chair: Dru Crawley
 
14:40 - 14:58

Design and test of reduced grey-box models adapted to office buildings

Thibault Péan, Soledad Ibañez Iralde, Jordi Pascual, Jaume Salom

IREC Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Spain



14:58 - 15:16

Evaluation of existing infiltration models used in building energy simulation

Yeonjin Bae1, Jaewan Joe2, Seungjae Lee1, Piljae Im1, Lisa C. Ng3

1: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States; 2: Inha University, South Korea; 3: National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States



15:16 - 15:34

Exploring the possibility of calibrating a whole-building model from the short-term monitoring of selected reference rooms

Ilaria Pittana1, Riccardo Albertin2, Alessandro Prada3, Francesca Cappelletti4, Andrea Gasparella2

1: Dep. of Industrial Engineering, University of Padua, Italy; 2: Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; 3: Dep. of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, University of Trento, Italy; 4: Dep. of Architecture and Arts Iuav University of Venice, Italy



15:34 - 15:52

A novel multi-domain model for thermal comfort which includes building indoor CO2 concentrations

Sarah Crosby1, Adam Rysanek2

1: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; 2: School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada



15:52 - 16:10

A gap-filling method for room temperature data based on autoencoder neural networks

Antonio Liguori1, Romana Markovic2, Jérôme Frisch1, Andreas Wagner2, Francesco Causone3, Christoph van Treeck1

1: E3D - Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building, RWTH Aachen University, Mathieustr. 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany; 2: Building Science Group, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Englerstr. 7, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany; 3: Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano, Via Lambruschini 4, 20156 Milano, Italy

Session W3.8 (Online Track): The role of occupants
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 2
Chair: Wangda Zuo
 
14:40 - 14:58

A synthetic population model for representing occupant behaviors in buildings

Handi Chandra Putra, Tianzhen Hong

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States of America



14:58 - 15:16

How do buildings adapt to changing occupancy? A natural experiment

Brodie W. Hobson1, Tareq Abuimara1, H. Burak Gunay1, Guy R. Newsham2

1: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University; 2: Construction Research Centre, National Research Council Canada



15:16 - 15:34

Investigating thermostat setpoint preferences in Canadian households

Karthik Panchabikesan1, Mohamed Ouf1, Ursula Eicker1, Guy Newsham2, Heather Knudsen2

1: Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada; 2: Construction Research Centre, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada



15:34 - 15:52

Use of district energy modelling and stakeholder engagement in developing decarbonisation strategies

Susan Pierce1,2, Lorenzo De Donatis2, Fabiano Pallonetto3, Giovanni Tardioli2

1: University College Dublin; 2: Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd.; 3: IVI Institute - Maynooth University



15:52 - 16:10

Investigating the correlation dynamism between WiFi connection counts and camera-based occupancy counts

Nastaran Alishahi, Mohamed M. Ouf, Mazdak Nik-Bakht

Concordia University

Session W3.9 (Online Track): Buildings paving the way for the energy transition
Location: Virtual Meeting Room 3
Chair: Ivan Oropeza-perez
 
14:40 - 14:58

Modelica-json: Transforming energy models to digitize the control delivery process

Michael Wetter1, Jianjun Hu1, Anand Prakash1, Paul Ehrlich2, Gabe Fierro3, Milica Grahovac1, Marco Pritoni1, Lisa Rivalin4, Dave Robin5

1: Berkeley Lab, Berkeley, CA; 2: Building Intelligence Group, Portland, OR; 3: University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; 4: Facebook, Menlo Park, CA; 5: BSC Softworks, Atlanta, GA



14:58 - 15:16

Effect of selected passive cooling measures on overheating in residential buildings in Canada

Michal Bartko, Abdelaziz Laouadi, Michael Lacasse

National Research Council, Canada



15:16 - 15:34

District heating: a practical solution for reducing fossil fuel dependency in Quebec’s remote communities

Annie Pike, Michael Kummert

Polytechnique Montreal, Canada



15:34 - 15:52

Quantifying the effect of multiple demand response actions on electricity demand and building services via surrogate modeling

Na Luo, Jared Langevin, Handi Chandra Putra

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States of America



15:52 - 16:10

Optimizing price-informed operation of a battery storage system in an office building

Xuechen Lei, Ellen Franconi, Yunyang Ye

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States of America

 
16:10
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16:40
Short break
Location: Concert Hall - Foyers
16:40
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17:10
IBPSA Fellows & Awards
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
Chair: Michael Kummert
17:10
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18:00
Keynote: Are “Low-Tech” buildings like the ‘2226’ a solution towards climate neutrality? by Lars Junghans - Associate Professor at the University of Michigan's Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal

This keynote lecture will be followed by the Student Modelling Competition Award.

18:00
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18:30
Keynote: Thoughts of leading Industry in the heart of the energy transition, by Leonie Assheuer, EU Affairs Manager at Viessmann
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
18:30
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19:00
Short Break
19:00
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19:10
Opening evening session by Dirk De Fauw, Mayor of Bruges
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
19:10
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19:45
Keynote: Sustainable architecture is a conscious and sound approach, by Nguyen Hoang Manh - founder of MIA Design Studio, Vietnam
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
19:45
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20:10
Keynote: Vision of a leading global engineering company, towards transforming society together, by Daan Ongkowidjojo (SWECO)
Location: Concert Hall - Concertzaal
20:10
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21:30
Food for body - Networking dinner
Location: Concert Hall - Foyers
21:30
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23:00
Food for soul - concert: young talents ... promising a bright future ahead
Location: Concert Hall

performed by Emmy d'Arc, Sam De Nef and band

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
-
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
Date: Friday, 03/Sept/2021
8:30
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10:00
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

     
10:00
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10:30
Coffee Break
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)
10:30
-
12:00
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)

12:00
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13:30
Lunch
Location: Belfry
13:30
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15:00
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

15:00
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16:30
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

16:30
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17:30
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)

17:30
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18:00
Last toast towards a long lasting taste of Bruges
Location: Cityhall (Belfry)

 
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