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Building scale

Sessions B1 & B2 Building simulation & ICT - IBPSA special session
Session C Sustainable envelopes: materials and systems
Session D Daylighting and electric lighting
Session E Smart buildings: predictive & neuro-fuzzy control
Session F Nano and microstructured materials for renewable energies
Session G Indoor environment quality: user comfort, health & behaviour
Session H1 Sustainable envelopes: performance gap / large case studies
Session H2 Sustainable envelopes: retrofit / performance assessment
Sessions I1 & I2 Integration of renewable energy in the built environment

Urban scale

Sessions A1 & A2 Distributed urban energy systems (& urban form)
Sessions K1 & K2 Smart cities: urban simulation, big data

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CONFERENCE DAY 1 - 6 September 2017

Technical session A1 Distributed urban energy systems- 6 September 2017 - 11h00-12h30 SG1

Investigating the potential for district heating networks with locally integrated solar thermal energy supply

Danhong Wang, Kristina Orehounig, Jan Carmeliet
Optimal dispatch of large multi-carrier energy networks considering energy conversion functions Marc Hohmann, Ralph Evins, John Lygeros
A methodology to integrate solar thermal energy in district heating networks confronted with a Swedish real case study

Martin Joly, Gabriel Ruiz, Franz Mauthner, Paul Bourdoukan, Morgane Emery, Martin Anderson

Potential and limitations of using low-temperature district heating and cooling networks for direct cooling of buildings Florian Ruesch, Michel Haller
Positive energy building with PV façade production and electrical storage designed by the Swiss team for the U.S. Department of EnergySolar Decathlon 2017

Philippe Couty, Moncef Lalou, Peter Cuony

Technical session A2 Distributed urban energy systems - 6 September 2017 - 14h00-15h45 SG1
Comparing different temporal dimension representations in distributed energy system design models

Julien Francois Marquant, Georgios Mavromatidis, Ralph Evins, Jan Carmeliet

Feasibility of renewable hydrogen based energy supply for a district Ashreeta Prasanna, Viktor Dorer
Comparison of individual and microgrid approaches for a distributed multi energy system with different renewable shares in the grid electricity supply

Boran Morvaj, Ralph Evins, Jan Carmeliet

Exploring the energy use drivers of 10 cities at microscale level Aristide Athanassiadis, Gabriela Fernandez, Joao Meirelles, Franziska Meinherz, Yves Bettignies Cari, Paul Hoekman
A framework for agile optimization of district energy systems

Bhargava Krishna Sreepathi, Jimeno A Fonseca, Arno Schlueter

Optimum design of distributed energy hubs using hybrid surrogate models (HSM)

A.T.D. Perera, Udaranga Wickramasinghe, Vahid Nik, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Poster session A Distributed urban energy systems & urban form - 6 September 2017 - 15h45-16h15

The impact of courtyard compact urban fabric on its shading: case study of Mosul city, Iraq

Omar Al-Hafith, Satish Basavapatna, Simon Bradbury, Pieter De Wilde

A review study of the current research on energy hub for energy positive neighborhoods

Shalika Walker, Labeodan Timilehin, Maassen Wim, Zeiler Wim

P3 Defining density and land uses under energy performance targets at the early stage of urban planning processes

Shanshan Hsieh, Nils Schüler, Zhongming Shi1,2, Jimeno A. Fonseca, François Maréchal, Arno Schlueter


All the way to the top! The energy implications of building tall cities

Ian Hamilton, Stephen Evans, Phillip Steadman, Daniel Godoy-Shimizu, Michael Donn, Homeira Shayesteh, Graciela Moreno

P5 Locating multi energy systems for a neighborhood in Geneva using k-means clustering Henri Bittel, A.T.D. Perera, Dasaraden Mauree, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
P6 Effects of urban compactness on the building energy performance in Mediterranean climate Agnese Salvati, Helena Coch, Michele Morganti
P7 Extending building integrated photovoltaics (BiPV) using distributed energy hubs: a case study in Cartigny, Switzerland Antoine Kuehner, Nour Mdeihli, Silvia Coccolo, A.T.D. Perera, Nahid Mohajeri, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
P8 Empirical estimation of the climatic representativeness in two different areas: desert and Mediterranean climates Silvia Soutullo, Maria Nuria Sanchez, Ricardo Enriquez, Maria Jose Jimenez, Maria del Rosario Heras
P9 Prospective modelling of the hourly response of local renewable energy sources to the residential energy demand in a mixed urban-rural territory Pierre Peigne
P10 Evaluating the need for energy storage to enhance autonomy of neighbourhoods Karni Siraganyan, Dasaraden Mauree, Amarasinghage Tharindu Dasun Perera, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
P11 The Uettligen case – a step towards a role model in energy concept development

Thomas Schluck, Diego Hangartner, Emanuele Facchinetti, Sabine Sulzer-Worlitschek, Stefan Mennel, Matthias Sulzer

P12 A feasibility study on the potential expansion of the district heating network of Turin Elisa Guelpa, Guglielmina Mutani, Valeria Todeschi, Vittorio Verda
P13 Modeling of urban form against sand accumulation in the city of Gourara in southern Algeria

Djamel Mestoul, Rafik Bensalem, Luc Adolphe

P14 Strategies for an urban renewal in Rome: Massimina Co-Goal Maria Luisa Palumbo, Daria Fimmano, Giulia Mangiola, Vera Rispoli, Mauro Annunziato

Evaluation of the temperature regimes of multi-level thermal networks in urban areas through exergy analysis

Bahar Saeb Gilani, Max Bachmann, Martin Kriegel
P16 The Ehub Modeling Tool: A flexible software package for district energy system optimization Lynn Andrew Bollinger, Viktor Dorer

An overview of simulation tools for predicting the mean radiant temperature in an outdoor space

Emanuele Naboni, Silvia Coccolo, Marco Meloni1, Jerome Kaempf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini


Effects of city size on the large-scale decentralised solar energy potential

Nahid Mohajeri, Dan Assouline, Agust Gudmundsson, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Technical session B1 Building simulation & ICT - 6 September 2017 - 11h00-12h30 SG0211
Synthesizing residential load profiles using behavior simulation Noah Pflugradt, Urs Muntwyler
Near real-time appliance recognition using low frequency monitoring and active learning methods Florian Rossier, Jean Hennebert
Bayesian calibration of building energy models: Comparison of predictive accuracy using metered utility data of different temporal resolution

Martin Heine Kristensen, Ruchi Choudhary, Steffen Petsersen

Development of a generic model-assisted control algorithm for building HVAC systems Marc Baranski, Johannes Fütterer, Dirk Müller
A generalization approach for reduced order modelling of commercial buildings Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Dr. James O'Donnell, Dr. Walter O'Grady, Usman Ali
Technical session B2 Building simulation & ICT - 6 September 2017 - 14h00-15h45 SG0211
Advocating the use of visual analytics in the context of BMS data

Julien Nembrini, Florian Evequoz, Roman Baeriswyl, Denis Lalanne

Electricity consumption of building automation Philipp Kraeuchi, Christoph Dahinden, Dominic Jurt, Volker Wouters, Urs-Peter Menti, Olivier Steiger
Identification and utilization of flexibility in non-residential buildings Gerrit Bode, Sascha Behrendt, Johannes Fütterer, Dirk Müller
Design of energy efficiency retrofitting projects for districts based on performance optimization of District Performance Indicators calculated through simulation models Gema Hernández, Víctor Serna, Miguel A. Garcia-Fuentes
Evaluation of low-lift sensible cooling in the tropics using calibrated simulation models and preliminary testing Bharath Seshadri, Adam Rysanek, Arno Schlueter
Localized meteorological variables influence at the early design stage

Dasaraden Mauree, Daniel Sang-Hoon Lee, Emanuele Naboni, Silvia Coccolo, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Poster session B Building simulation & ICT - 6 September 2017 - 15h45-16h15
P19 Describing HVAC controls in IFC - method and application Gesa Benndorf, Nicolas Rehault, Tim Rist, Maxime Clairembault
P20 Software-supported identification of an economically optimized retrofit order by minimizing life-cycle costs using a genetic algorithm including constraints Eric Spinnraeker, Daniel Koschwitz, Romana Markovic, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck
P21 Regression analysis of the energy consumption of tertiary buildings Benat Arregi, Roberto Garay
P22 Impacts of surrounding building layers in CFD wind simulations Daniel Sang-Hoon Lee

PVopti - hourly based energy balance for building design

Bastian Burger, Monika Hall

Design of a glazed double-façade by means of coupled CFD and building performance simulation

Elia Colombo, Moritz Zwahlen, Manuel Frey, Johann Loux

P25 Rapid simulation of various types of HVAC systems in the early design stage

Pil Brix Purup, Steffen Petersen


An application of a multi-criteria decision support system to assess energy performance of school buildings

Hermano Bernardo, Carlos Henggeler Antunes, Adélio Gaspar

P27 Energy saving potential of occupancy-based heating control in residential buildings Davide Bionda, Silvia Domingo-Irigoyen
P28 Evaluation of stochastically generated weather datasets for building energy simulation

Stella Tsoka, Kostantia Tolika, Theodoros Theodosiou, Katerina Tsikaloudaki

P29 Toward better estimation of HVAC loads: integrating a detailed human thermal model into building simulation Mohamad Rida, Nicolas Kelly
P30 Investigating the importance of future climate typology on estimating the energy performance of buildings in the EPFL campus

Vahid M. Nik, Silvia Coccolo, Jerome Kämpf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

P31 The use of building performance simulation to support architectural design: a case study Jacopo Gaspari, Kristian Fabbri, Teresa Cancellari, Giulia Corazzi, Vincenzo Vodola

Electrochromic glazings : dynamic simulation of both daylight and thermal performance

Bernard Paule, Eloise So2, Samuel Pantet, Julien Boutillier

P33 Cost optimal nZEBs in future climate scenarios Maria Ferrara, Enrico Fabrizio
P34 Development of window design guideline and tools for early stage decision support Ji Hyun Oh, Jea Eun Sung, Sun Sook Kim

An evaluation on the effect of night ventilation on thermal mass to reduce overheating in future climate scenarios

Carlos Jimenez-Bescos
P36 HIT2GAP: Towards a better building energy management

Lara Kallab, Richard Chbeir, Pierre Bourreau, Pascale Brassier, Michael Mrissa

P37 Building energy data analysis by clustering measured daily profiles Andrii Zakovorotnyi, Axel Seerig
P38 The adjacent walls effects in simplified thermal model of buildings

Ali Bagheri, Véronique Feldheim, Dimitrios Thomas, Christos Ioakeimidis

P39 Environmental Digital Model : Integration of BIM into environmental building simulations Amah jean Abaglo, Claudio Bonalda, Emeline Pertusa, Emma Carvalho
Technical session C Sustainable envelopes: Materials/Systems - 6 September 2017 - 11h00-12h30 SG0213

Multi-layer facades: What happens behind?

Bernard Paule, Samuel Pantet, Boutillier Julien, Marine Berges, Robert Célaire

Numerical study of a composite Trombe solar wall integrating microencapsulated PCM

Enghok Leang, Pierre Tittelein, Laurent Zalewski, Stéphane Lassue

Characterization of façade fenestration for energy studies within the “Eixample” urban tissue of Barcelona

Elena Garcia-Nevado, Benoit Beckers, Helena Coch
Evaluation of a solar thermal glass facade with adjustable transparency in cold and hot climates

Laura Baumgärtner, Rodrigo Alba Krasovsky, Jochen Stopper, Jörn von Grabe

Synthesis of silica-based nano insulation materials for potential application in low-energy or zero emission buildings

Haakon Fossen Gangaassaeter, Bjoern Petter Jelle, Sohrab Alex Mofid

Technical session D Daylighting and Electric Lighting - 6 September 2017 -14h00-15h45 SG0213
An online interactive tool to assess visual environment in offices with roller shades Iason Konstantzos, Thanos Tzempelikos
Optimized design of daylight redirection microstructures combined with planar micro structured light sources for high efficient room lighting integrated in building façades

Michael Jakubowsky, Andreas Neyer

Personalized visual satisfaction profiles from comparative preferences using Bayesian inference Jie Xiong, Seungjae Lee, Panagiota Karava, Thanos Tzempelikos
Characterization of a quasi-real-time lighting computing system based on HDR imaging

Yujie Wu, Jérôme Henri Kämpf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Discomfort glare perception in daylighting: influencing factors

Clotilde Pierson, Jan Wienold, Magali Bodart

On the integration of Non-Image-Forming effects of light on venetian blinds and electric lighting control Marta Benedetti, Ali Motamed, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
Poster session D Daylighting and Electric Lighting - 6 September 2015 -15h45-16h15
P40 Daylighting availability in a living laboratory single family house and implication on electric lighting energy demand Gabriele Lobaccaro, Simona Esposito, Francesco Goia, Marco Perino
P41 Estimation methodology for the electricity consumption with daylight- and occupancy-controlled artificial lighting Olena Kalyanova Larsen, Rasmus Lund Jensen, Therese Antonsen, Ida Strømberg
P42 An hourly lighting calculation model for the new Swiss Standard SIA 387/4 Gerhard Zweifel

Consequences of energy retrofitting for daylight availability in Norwegian apartments based on measurements and simulations

Nicola Lolli, Matthias Haase
P44 Developing neural networks to investigate relationships between lighting quality and lighting glare indices

Mohamed Yacine Saadi, Noureddine Zemmouri, Barbara e.a Piga, Eugenio Morello, Safa Daich

P45 The Impacts of a dynamic sunlight redirection system on the energy balance of office buildings

Antonis Kontadakis, Aris Tsangrassoulis


Assessment of Anidolic Integrated Ceiling effects in interior daylight quality under real sky conditions

Safa Daich, Noureddine Zemmouri, Eugenio Morello, Mohamed Yacine Saadi, Barbara.E.A Piga, Ahmed Motie Daiche

P47 Electrochromic glass vs. fritted glass: an analysis of glare control performance

Ahoo Malekafzali Ardakan, Eloise Sok


Toward proper evaluation of light dose in indoor office environment by frontal lux meter

Maira Vieira Dias, Ali Motamed, Paulo Sergio Scarazzato, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
Technical session E Smart buildings - 6 September 2017 - 16h30-18h00 SG1
Bayesian evaluation of energy conservation measures: a case study with a model-predictive controller for space heating on a commercial building David Lindelof, Mohammad Alisafaee, Pierluca Borso, Christian Grigis, Xavier Mocellin, Jean Viaene
NeuroCool: field tests of an adaptive, model-predictive controller for HVAC systems

Yves Stauffer, Elisa Oliver, Emmanuel Onillon, Cyril Mahmed, David Lindelof

System identification of thermal building models for demand response – A practical approach

Michael Dahl Knudsen, Rasmus Elbaek Hedegaard, Theis Heidmann Pedersen, Steffen Petersen
Automated classification and identification procedure for prediction of energy consumption in multi-mode buildings Mohammad Khosravi, Annika Eichler, Roy Smith
Application of selected supervised learning methods for time series classification in Building Automation and Controls Systems

Johannes Fuetterer, Maksymilian Kochański, Dirk Müller

Poster session E Smart buildings - 6 September 2017 - 18h00-18h30

Handling thermal comfort in economic model predictive control schemes for demand response

Theis Heidmann Pedersen, Michael Dahl Knudsen, Rasmus Elbæk Hedegaard, Steffen Petersen
P50 Potential and optimization of a price-based control strategy for improving energy flexibility in Mediterranean buildings

Thibault Quentin Pean, Jaume Salom, Joana Ortiz


Comparison of centralized and decentralized model predictive control in a building retrofit scenario

Theis Heidmann Pedersen, Rasmus Elbæk Hedegaard, Michael Dahl Knudsen, Steffen Petersen
P52 The Building Data Genome project: an open, public data set from non-residential building electrical meters

Clayton Miller, Forrest Meggers

P53 SVR based PV models for MPC based energy flow management Max Boegli, Yves Stauffer
P54 Decentralized control of parallel-connected chillers

Yunchuang Dai, Ziyan Jiang, Sheng Wang


A decentralized, flat-structured building automation system

Ziyan Jiang, Yunchuang Dai
Technical session F Nano & microstructured materials - 6 September 2017 -16h30-18h00 SG0211

Improvement of urban thermal environment by wavelength-selective retro-reflective film

Takashi Inoue, Taizo Shimo, Masayuki Ichinose1, Kozo Takase, Tsutomu Nagahama

Dimensional stability analysis of a UV printed polymer microstructure for a novel glazing system

Jing Gong, Frank Meyer, Yves Leterrier, André Kostro, Andreas Schüler

3D-ETFE: Development and evaluation of a new printed and spatially transformed foil improving shading, light quality, thermal comfort and energy demand for membrane cushion structures

Jan Cremers, Hannes Marx

Study of Si doped VO2 thin films for solar thermal applications

Anna Krammer, Olivia Bouvard, Andreas Schüler
Development and characterization of electrochromic oxide and ion conductor deposited by reactive magnetron sputtering Djamel Mansour, Olivia Bouvard, Andreas Schüler

Competitive high performance Aerogel-Based Composite material for the European insulation market

Martin Joly, Paul Bourdoukan, Mohamad Ibrahim, Marina Stipetic, Sebastian Dantz, Kévin Nocentini, Marie Aulagnier, Francesco Giuseppe Caiazzo, Brice Fiorentino
Mobile communication through insulating windows: a new type of low emissivity coating

Olivia Bouvard, Matteo Lanini, Luc Burnier, Reiner Witte, Bernard Cuttat, Andrea Salvadè, Andreas Schüler

Technical session G Indoor environment quality and health - 6 September 2017 -16h30-18h00 SG0213

Greenery for a university campus: does it affect indoor environment quality and user well-being?

Elena Montacchini, Silvia Tedesco, Tea Rondinone
Assessment of VOCs material/air exchanges of building products using the DOSEC®-SPME method

Alexandre Gross, Herve Plaisance, Pierre Mocho, Natacha Kinadjian, Christophe Yrieix, Christophe Cantau, Valérie Desauziers

Determining air-conditioning usage patterns in Singapore from distributed, portable sensors

Gabriel Happle, Erik Wilhelm, Jimeno A. Fonseca, Arno Schlueter

Expanded psychrometric landscapes for radiant cooling and natural ventilation system design and optimization

Eric Teitelbaum, Forrest Meggers

“Our inherent desire for control”: a case study of automation’s impact on the perception of comfort Arianna Brambilla, Hamed Alavi, Himanshu Verma, Denis Lalanne, Thomas Jusselme, Marilyne Andersen
Poster session G Indoor environment quality and health - 6 September 2017 -18h00-18h30
P56 A comparative study on the indoor thermal comfort and energy consumption of typical public rental housing types under near-extreme summer conditions in Hong Kong

Yu Ting Kwok, Kevin Ka-Lun Lau, Alan Kwok Lung Lai, Pak Wai Chan, Yahya Lavafpour, Justin Ching Kwan Ho, Edward Yan Yung Ng

P57 Assessment of climate change on UK dwelling indoor comfort Asif Ud Din, Luisa Brotas

The effect of indoor temperature and CO2 levels on cognitive performance of adult females in a university building in Saudi Arabia

Riham Jaber Ahmed, Dejan Mumovic, Marcella Ucci
P59 Cooling oculus for desert climate – dynamic structure for evaporative downdraft and night sky cooling

Dorit Aviv, Forrest Meggers

P60 Correlation between energy efficiency in buildings and comfort of the users Michaela Reim, Werner Körner, Daniel Gerstenlauer, Bharat. Chhugani, Stephan Weismann
P61 Development of moisture absorber based on hydrophilic membrane mass exchanger and alkoxylated siloxane liquid desiccant

Forrest Meggers, Eric Teitelbaum, Jovan Pantelic

P62 Examining architectural air and temperature with novel sensing techniques

James Coleman, Eric Teitelbaum, Hongshan Guo, Jake Read, Forrest Meggers

P63 Impact of the typology of school buildings on the internal thermal conditions in a hot and dry climate Afren Roumaissa, Benabbas Moussadek, Zemmouri Noureddine, Djaghrouri Djamila
P64 Bioclimatic vs conventional building: experimental quantification of the thermal improvements Silvia Soutullo, Maria Nuria Sanchez, Ricardo Enriquez, Rafael Olmedo, Maria Jose Jimenez

Towards a new model of light quality assessment based on occupant satisfaction and lighting glare indices

Mohamed Yacine Saadi, Noureddine Zemmouri, Barbara e.a Piga, Eugenio Morello, Safa Daich

P66 Comparison of different classification algorithms for the detection of user’s interaction with windows in office buildings Romana Markovic, Sebastian Wolf, Jun Cao, Eric Spinnräker, Daniel Wölki, Jérôme Frisch, Christoph van Treeck

CONFERENCE DAY 2 - 7 September 2017

Technical session H1 Sustainable Building Envelopes: performance gap - large case studies - 7 September 2017 - 10h30-12h00 SG1

Actual energy performance of student housing: case study, benchmarking and performance gap analysis

Ursula Lehmann, Jad Khoury, Martin Kumar Patel

Understanding and bridging the energy performance gap in building retrofit

Jad Khoury, Zeinab Alameddine, Pierre Hollmuller

UK apartment construction impact on carbon life cycle calculations

Asif Ud Din, Luisa Brotas

The prebound-effect in detail: real indoor temperatures in basements and measured versus calculated U-values

Caroline Hoffmann, Achim Geissler

Addressing performance gaps: User behavior and sufficiency in the planning and operation phase of a 2000-Watt Site

Lucia Thaler, Daniel Kellenberger
Technical session H2 Sustainable Building Envelopes: retrofit - performance assessment - 7 September 2015 - 13h30-15h15 SG1

Tailoring domestic retrofit by incorporating occupant behaviour

Hui Ben, Koen Steemers
Simplified metrics for advanced window systems. Effects on the estimation of energy use for space heating and cooling

Francesco Goia, Martina Romeo, Marco Perino

Modified calculation of solar heat gain coefficient in glazing façade buildings

Shunyao Lu, Zhengrong Li, Qun Zhao, Fujian Jiang

Solar energy in retrofitting building: 10 case studies of integration in the residential heritage of the 20th century in Western Switzerland

Phillipe Couty, Elodie Simon
Multi-criteria assessment of sustainable envelop strategies’ performances

Emma Carvalho de Oliveira, Leo Gognat

Poster session C-H Sustainable Building Envelopes - 7 September- 15h15-15h45
P67 Thermal and hygrometric properties of traditional calcarenite stones in the area of Palermo

Enrico Genova, Ralf Kilian

P68 Sustainability assessment of a laboratory building: case study of highest rated laboratory building in Singapore using Green Mark rating system Sushanth Babu, Adrian Lamano, Priya Pawar
P69 Techno-economic potential of large-scale energy retrofit in the Swiss residential building stock Kai Nino Streicher, David Parra, Meinrad C. Bürer, Martin K. Patel

Vernacular housing practices in Burkina Faso: representative models of construction in Ouagadougou and walls hygrothermal efficiency

Cesaire M. Hema, Adamah Messan, Geoffrey Van Moeseke, Arnaud Evrard, Luc Courard

P71 An easy-deployable wireless sensor network for building energy performance assessment

Mario Frei, Johannes Hofer, Schlüter Arno, Zoltán Nagy

P72 New simulation platform for the rehabilitation of residential buildings in Madrid

Silvia Soutullo, Emanuela Giancola, Jose Miguel Franco, Maria Boton, Jose Antonio Ferrer, Maria del Rosario Heras


Earth ecobuilding: textile-reinforced compressed earth block construction

Lynnette Widder
P74 Thermal performance of double-layer black tile roof in winter

Lili Shen, Qun Zhao, Zhengrong Li, Jinpeng Zhao

P75 Predicting the solar energy and space-heating energy performance for solid-wall detached house retrofitted with the composite edge-sealed triple vacuum glazing

Saim Memon, Philip C Eames

P76 Integrated model for shading and airflow window in BSk.

Tarlan Abazari, Mohammadjavad Mahdavinejad


Investigation of the pressure coefficient impact on air infiltration in buildings with respect to microclimate

Stergiani Charisi, Milosz Waszczuk, Thomas Kringlebotn Thiis
P78 Full scale experimental performance assessment of a prefabricated timber panel for the energy retrofitting of multi-rise buildings Roberto Garay Martinez, Josu Benito Ayucar, Beñat Arregi Goikolea
P79 Adaptive box window, developed with innovative nanomaterial, for a sustainable architecture in the Mediterranean area Rosa Romano, Paola Gallo
P80 Studies into structural and thermal properties of building envelope materials

K Gourav, N C Balaji, B V Venkatarama Reddy, Monto Mani

P81 eREN, Energetic refurbishment - a global approach for the building envelope

Lionel Rinquet, Stefanie Schwab

P82 Heritage value combined with energy and sustainable retrofit: representative types of old Walloon dwellings built before 1914 Dorothee Stiernon, Sophie Trachte
P83 Performance gaps in Swiss buildings: an analysis of conflicting objectives and mitigation strategies

Beat Frei, Carina Sagerschnig, Dimitrios Gyalistras

P84 Analysis and evaluation of bioclimatic sytems to characterize their performance in experimental modules Nayelly del Castillo Velasco Martínez, Jose Roberto Garcia Chavez, Yasuhiro Matsumoto Kuwabara
P85 Psychological and social factors underlying pro-environmental behaviour of residents after building retrofits in the City-zen project Rick R. Fransman, Arjan Van Timmeren
Technical session I1 Integration of Renewable Energy - 7 September 2017 - 10h30-12h00 SG0211

Energetic performance of two different PCM wallboards and their regeneration behavior in office rooms

Bharat. Chhugani, Felix Klinker, Helmut Weinlaeder, Michaela Reim

Solar assisted heat pump with ice storage for a 19’000 m2 retrofitted multifamily building complex

Pierre Hollmuller, Fleury de Oliveira, Olivier Graf, Wolfgang Thiele

Exploring potentialities of energy-connected buildings: performance assessment of an innovative low-exergy design concept for a building heating supply system

Maria Ferrara, James Coleman, Forrest Meggers

Optimized low pressure solar DEC with zeolite-based adsorption

Marco Simonetti, Vincenzo Gentile, Gian Vincenzo Fracastoro, Rita Belmonte

Design and optimization of a hybrid solar ground source heat pump with seasonal regeneration

Somil Ajit Miglani, Kristina Orehounig, Jan Carmeliet

Technical session I2 Integration of Renewable Energy - 7 September 2017 - 13h30-15h15 SG0211

Sensitivity of building properties and use types for the application of adaptive photovoltaic shading systems

Prageeth Jayathissa, Justin Zarb, Mauro Luzzatto, Johannes Hofer, Arno Schlueter

Different balancing methods for Net Zero Energy Buildings - Impact of time steps, grid interaction and weighting factors

Monika Hall, Achim Geissler

A load profile study of different buildings to identify neighborhood energy flexibility with exchange possibilities

Shalika Walker, Kai Corten, Timilehin Labeodan, Wim Maassen, Wim Zeiler

Ultra-thin and lightweight photovoltaic/thermal collectors for building integration

Illias Hischier, Johannes Hofer, Lukas Gunz, Henrik Nordborg, Arno Schlüter

The effect of different working parameters on the optimal size of a battery for grid-connected PV Systems Mohamad Kharseh, Holger Wallbaum

Experimentation under real performing conditions of a highly integrable unglazed solar collector into a building façade

Peru Elguezabal, Roberto Garay, Koldobika Martin

Poster session I Integration of Renewable Energy - 7 September 2017 - 15h15-15h45
P86 Calculation procedure to improve the assessment of photovoltaic generation in solar maps Luigi Schibuola, Massimiliano Scarpa, Chiara Tambani
P87 Geothermal distribution network modeled as Heat Exchanger Network to be optimized with Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming Hongshan Guo, Forrest Meggers
P88 Climate-potential of earth-to-air heat exchangers Giacomo Chiesa
P89 Balancing competing parameters in search of optimal configurations for a fix louvre blade system with integrated PV

Ellika Taveres-Cachat, Kristian Bøe, Gabriele Lobaccaro, Francesco Goia, Steinar Grynning

P90 Small ammonia heat pumps for space and hot tap water heating Aleksandrs Zajacs, Arturs Lalovs, Anatolijs Borodinecs, Raimonds Bogdanovics
P91 Visual prominence vs architectural sensitivity of solar applications in existing urban areas: an experience with web-shared photos Pietro Florio, Maria Cristina Munari Probst, Andreas Schüler, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
P92 IEA HPT Annex 49 - Design and integration of heat pumps in nZEB Carsten Wemhoener, Roman Schwarz, Lukas Rominger
P93 Social indicators to localize renewable and retrofitting interventions considering their visual impacts Giacomo Chiesa
P94 The energy hub concept applied to a case study of mixed residential and administrative buildings in Switzerland A.T.D. Perera, Dasaraden Mauree, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
P95 Life cycle assessment optimization of hybrid power gas heat pump integrated with photovoltaic Shanguo Zhao, Guoying Xu, Jieyue Wang, Xiaosong Zhang
P96 Achieving energy sustainability in future neighborhoods through building refurbishment and energy hub concept: a case study in Hemberg, Switzerland Morgane Le Guen, Lucas Mosca, A.T.D. Perera, Silvia Coccolo, Nahid Mohajeri, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
P97 Using air source heat pump air heater (ASHP-AH) for rural space heating and power peak load shifting Hui Le, Haoyue Li
P98 Colored solar façades for buildings

Nicolas Jolissaint, Rafic Hanbali, Jean-Christophe Hadorn, Andreas Schueler

P99 Energy monitoring of a low temperature heating and cooling district network

Vetterli, Nadege; Sulzer, Matthias; Menti, Urs-Peter


Technical session K1 Smart Cities - 7 September 2017 - 10h30-11h15 SG0213
On the impact of the wind speed on the outdoor human comfort: a sensitivity analysis

Silvia Coccolo, Dasaraden Mauree, Emanuele Naboni, Jerome Kaempf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Integrated modeling of CityGML and IFC for city/neighborhood development for urban microclimates analysis

Steve Kardinal Jusuf, Benjamin Mousseau, Gaelle Godfroid, Vincent Soh

Methodology for assessing cycling comfort during a smart city development

Mandar Vasudeo Tabib, Adil Rasheed, Tanu Priya Uteng

GIS based decision support system for building retrofit

Rene Buffat, Lorenz Schmid, Niko Heeren, Andreas Froemelt, Martin Raubal, Stefanie Hellweg

Big building data - a big data platform for smart buildings

Lucy Linder, Damien Vionnet, Jean-Philippe Bacher, Jean Hennebert

Technical session K2 Smart Cities - 7 September 2017 - 13h30-15h15 SG0213

Designing electrically self-suffcient distributed energy systems under energy demand and solar radiation uncertainty

Georgios Mavromatidis, Kristina Orehounig, Jan Carmeliet

Unsupervised load shape clustering for urban building performance assessment

Jimeno A. Fonseca, Clayton Miller, Arno Schlueter

Spatial and temporal characterization of energy demand and resources for an existing and dense urban district in Geneva

Fleury de Oliveira, Stefan Schneider, Loïc Quiquerez, Bernard Lachal, Pierre Hollmuller

ElectroWhat: a platform for territorial analysis of electricity consumption

Stefan Schneider, Pascale Le Strat, Martin Patel

Balancing comfort and energy consumption of a heat pump using batch reinforcement learning with fitted Q-iteration

José Ramón Vazquez-Canteli, Jérôme Henri Kämpf, Zoltán Nagy

Adaptation of building envelope models for energy simulation at district scale

Loïc Frayssinet, Frédéric Kuznik, Jean-Luc Hubert, Maya Milliez, Jean-Jacques Roux
Poster session K Smart Cities - 7 September 2017 - 15h15-15h45
P100 Interactive optimization for the planning of urban systems Sébastien Cajot, Nils Schüler, Markus Peter, Andreas Koch, Francois Maréchal

Seasonal effects of input parameters in urban-scale building energy simulation: a case study

Martin Mosteiro-Romero, Jimeno A. Fonseca, Arno Schlueter


A Science Cloud for smart cities research

Alfred Heller, Xiufeng Liu, Panagiota Gianniou


Effects of air infiltration modeling approaches in urban building energy demand forecasts

Gabriel Happle, Jimeno A. Fonseca, Arno Schlueter
P104 Urban sustainability assessment of neighborhoods in Lombardy Matteo Ghellere, Anna Devitofrancesco, Italo Meroni
P105 Field performance analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 XBee for open field and urban environment applications in Smart Districts Pawel Rycerski, Luis M. Candanedo, Fivos Galatoulas, Ali Bagheri, Christos S. Ioakeimidis
P106 Estimation of building energy performance for local energy policy at urban scale Lorenzo Belussi, Ludovico Danza, Matteo Ghellere, Giulia Guazzi, Italo Meroni, Francesco Salamone
P107 Space heating models at urban scale for buildings of the city of Turin (Italy) Guglielmina Mutani, Valeria Todeschi
P108 CityFeel - micro climate monitoring for climate mitigation and urban design Peter Gallinelli, Reto Camponovo, Victor Guillot
P109 Assessing tools relevance for energy simulation at the urban scale: towards decision-support tools for urban design and densification

Clément Ribault, Mathias Bouquerel, Adrien Brun, Mathieu Schumann, Gilles Rusaoüen, Etienne Wurtz

P110 SMART RURAL: A model for planning net-zero energy balance at municipal level

Francesca Poggi, Ana Firmino, Miguel Amado



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