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Wed 8 September 2021

A1 LCA | A2 Construction | AP Posters

B Smart materials for building envelopes | BP Posters

C1 User focus | C2 Simulation & Control | CP Posters

Human & building interaction  | DP Posters

E Urban climate modelling | EP Posters

F Smart buildings & districts | FP Posters

G1 PV / Wind | GP Posters

Thu 9 September 2021

G2 Heating & cooling / Energy systems

H Building simulation & ICT | HP Posters

I1 PV / Efficiency / Comfort | I2 Thermal systems / Energy demand | IP Posters

K1 Retrofit (ReCO2st Session) | K2 Performance / Climate | KP Posters

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*subject to modifications; please note that certain session topics do not strictly follow the initial conference topics; they have been adapted to reflect the papers received.

CONFERENCE DAY 1 - 8 September 2021

Technical session A1 Circular Economy: LCA
8 Sept 2021 - 11h00-12h30
11:00 Adapting residential envelope assemblies for full circularity Matan Mayer
11:15 Embodied greenhouse gas emissions reduction for structural elements in office buildings Nicolas Alaux, Endrit Hoxha, Marcella Ruschi Mendes Saade, Alexander Passer
11:30 Implementation of strategies for the realization of ecologically and economically optimized serial type house buildings for social housing Michael Vollmer, Hannes Harter, Kathrin Theilig, Daniel Kierdorf, Werner Lang
11:45 New circular building composite material to upcycle building wastes Mélanie Horvath, Sophie Trachte, Thomas Pardoen
12:00 SPRINT – Demonstrator of a modern, low-carbon intense and circular construction manner Peter Richner, Roland Hischier, Efstathios Kakkos, Reto Largo, Enrico Ferramondo Marchesi, Kerstin Müller, Oliver Seidel
Technical session A2 Circular Economy: Construction
8 Sept 2021 - 14h00-15h30
14:00 Comparative life cycle assessment on city quarter level – A case study of redensification Christina Meier-Dotzler, Hannes Harter, Farzan Banihashemi, Werner Lang
14:15 Deriving global carbon budgets for the Swiss built environment Yasmine Dominique Priore, Thomas Jusselme, Guillaume Habert
14:30 LCA evaluation and Energy performance of a housing building in different technological scenarios Luigi Costardi, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue, Mohamed Hamdy, Giovanni Dotelli
14:45 Should biogenic carbon be analysed separately in the calculation of the GWP indicator? Endrit Hoxha, Alexander Passer
15:00 A comparative analysis of quantification and validation methods for prospecting the anthropogenic mine as material reserve for circular construction Damun Jawanrudi, Joseph McGranahan, Felix Heisel
Poster session A Circular Economy
8 Sept 2021 - 15h30-16h00
AP1 CARES research: product and process digitalization for design and manufacturing of prefabricated cardboard panels Paola Gallo, Rosa Romano, Elisa Belardi
AP2 Gap between simplified and detailed calculation of the environmental impacts of road mixtures Endrit Hoxha, Rolf André Bohne, Alexander Passer
AP3 Design for Disassembly (DfD) in construction industry: a literature mapping and analysis of the existing designs Katarzyna Ostapska, Klodian Gradeci, Petra Ruther
AP4 Identification and life cycle based allocation of building emissions based on a systematic literature review Kathrin Theilig, Michael Vollmer, Werner Lang
Technical & poster session B Smart Materials for Building Envelopes
8 Sept 2021 - 11h00-12h30
11:00 Optimization of photoluminescent materials for lighting energy saving in the built environment Chiara Chiatti, Claudia Fabiani, Anna Laura Pisello
11:15 Subjective assessment of visual comfort in a daylit workplace with an electrochromic glazed façade Sneha Jain, Caroline Karmann, Jan Wienold
11:30 Parametric design of an additively manufactured building façade for bespoke response to solar radiation Bharath Seshadri, Ina Cheibas, Matthias Leschok, Valeria Piccioni, Illias Hischier, Arno Schlueter
11:45 Combining thermal insulation and mobile communication in buildings: influence of laser-treated glazing on microwave propagation Jeremy Fleury, Luc Burnier, Héloïse Delaporte, Andreas Schüler
12:00 Analysis of supplemental dehumidification for increased energy efficiency of shoulder seasons based on climate change predictions in Austin Texas Benjamin Marshall, Juliana Felkner, Zoltan Nagy
Posters B Smart Materials for Building Envelopes
(within technical session)
BP1 Optimal design of mass timber panels as dynamic insulation: simulations of steady and transient heat exchange Anna Halepaska, Salmaan Craig
BP2 Mechanical characterization of a concrete masonry block enhanced with micro-encapsulated phase changing materials Talal Salem, Mohamad Kazma, Judy Bitar, Joseph Moussa, Dalia Falah
BP3 Phase change materials for building envelopes in Reunion Island, France Lionel Trovalet, Lisa Liu, Dimitri Bigot, Bruno Malet-Damour
Technical session C1 Daylighting & Electric Lighting: User focus
8 Sept 2021 - 11h00-12h30
11:00 Exploring light exposure of hospital nurses working rapidly rotating shifts in relation to sleepiness and sleep Marielle P.J. Aarts, Steffen Lutz Hartmeyer, Kars Morsink, Helianthe S.M. Kort
11:15 A conceptual simulation workflow to guide design decisions regarding the effects of daylight on occupants’ alertness Clotilde Pierson, Victoria Eugenia Soto Magán, Mariëlle Aarts, Marilyne Andersen
11:30 Exploring the relationship between light and subjective alertness using personal lighting conditions Juliette van Duijnhoven, Marielle Aarts, Edwin van den Heuvel, Helianthe Kort
11:45 Towards the integration of personal task-lighting in an optimized balance between electric lighting and daylighting: A user-centred study of emotion, visual comfort, interaction and form-factor of task lights Michael Papinutto, Moreno Colombo, Maria Golsouzidou, Kornelius Reutter, Denis Lalanne, Julien Nembrini
12:00 Towards a wearable sensor for spectrally-resolved personal light monitoring Forrest Simon Webler, Giorgia Chinazzo, Marilyne Andersen
Technical session C2 Daylighting and Electric Lighting: Simulation & Control
8 Sept 2021 - 14h00-15h30
14:00 Non-intrusive luminance mapping via high dynamic range imaging and 3-D reconstruction Michael Kim, Athanasios Tzempelikos
14:15 Implementation of machine learning techniques for the quasi real-time blind and electric lighting optimization in a controlled experimental facility Chantal Basurto, Roberto Boghetti, Moreno Colombo, Michael Papinutto, Julien Nembrini, Jérôme H. Kämpf
14:30 Utilization of programmable cameras for web-based sensing and control of daylight in buildings Dongjun Mah, Michael Kim, Athanasios Tzempelikos
14:45 The impact of daylight presence on cooling strategies: energy simulations of a test room in Austin, Texas, and Geneva, Switzerland Inci Tugce Uckok, Michelle Addington, Juliana Felkner
15:00 Laboratory testing of a high efficiency light redirection system Anothai Thanachareonkit, Luis Fernandes, Joshua Mouledoux, Eleanor Lee
Poster session C Daylighting and Electric Lighting
8 Sept 2021 - 15h30-16h00
CP1 Review of spectral lighting simulation tools for non-image-forming effects of light Myrta Gkaintatzi-Masouti, Juliette van Duijnhoven, Marielle Aarts
CP2 Evaluation of a new user-centric sensor-based lighting control approach for circulation areas Ozge Karaman Madan, Mehmet Koray Pekericli
CP3 Large lightwells to revitalize a deep office building in Lausanne Bernard Paule, Anne Tardin, Ly Som
CP4 Immersive virtual reality as a tool for lighting design: applications and opportunities Michelangelo Scorpio, Roberta Laffi, Ainoor Teimoorzadeh, Sergio Sibilio
CP5 Influence of scale on the daylighting system evaluation in physical models: Experimental method based on objective and subjective measurements. Safa Daich, Mohamed Yacine Saadi, Barbara.E.A Piga, Ahmed Motie Daiche
(IEA EBC 79 Special Sessions)
Technical session D Human & Building Interaction
8 Sept 2021 - 14h00-15h30
14:00 Data-driven occupant-centric rules of automated shade adjustments: office building case study in Luxembourg Ghadeer Abdallah Derbas, Karsten Voss
14:15 A review of common human errors in design, installation, and operation of multiple-zone VAV AHU systems Narges Torabi, Burak Gunay, Liam O'Brien
14:30 Urban cooling strategies as interaction opportunities in the public space: a methodological proposal Xenia Stavropulos-Laffaille, Ignacio Requena-Ruiz, Céline Drozd, Thomas Leduc, Myriam Servières, Daniel Siret
14:45 Data mining for evaluating the rebounds and associated emissions due to energy-related consumer behavioral shifts in Switzerland Rhythima Shinde, Sidi Peng, Saloni Vijay, Stefanie Hellweg, Andreas Froemelt
15:00 Impact of Covid-19 and the countermeasures on the energy and water consumption and CO2 concentration of municipal buildings Florian Stinner, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
Poster session D Human & Building Interaction
8 Sept 2021 - 15h30-16h00
DP1 Environmental preferences of occupants: A multi-domain approach in the Swiss open office case study Verena Marie Barthelmes, Caroline Karmann, Viviana González S., Arnab Chatterjee, Jan Wienold, Marilyne Andersen, Dusan Licina, Dolaana Khovalyg
DP2 Parameters and indicators used in Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) studies: a review Muriel Diaz, Maria Beatriz Piderit, Shady Attia
DP3 Nature based solution for indoor air quality treatment Heinz Jose Gattringer, Nektaria Efthymiou-Charalampopoulou, Egmont Lines, Maria Kolokotroni
DP4 Daylighting provision and visual comfort in unilaterally and bilaterally illuminated classrooms Martina Liberska, Lenka Maierova
DP5 User’s behaviours in non-residential mixed-mode buildings: a case study in a tropical climate Payet Maareva, David Mathieu, Lauret Philippe, Garde François
DP7 Environmental thermal influence over soundscape perception: a testroom experimental campaign involving the psychological and physiological description of the indoor environment Ilaria Pigliautile, Gioia Fusaro, Jian Kang, Wen-Shao Chang, Anna Laura Pisello
DP8 Thermal comfort analysis: comparison between model and experimental data in tropical climate Toky Rakotoarivelo, Frédéric Miranville, Claude Gronfier, Bruno Malet-Damour
DP9 Influence of some specific meteorological events on indoor radon dynamic in western Switzerland Joan Rey, Stéphane Goyette, Martha Palacios, Fabio Barazza, Mauro Gandolla, Joëlle Goyette Pernot
DP10 A survey-based approach used to analyse the indoor satisfaction and productivity level of user in smart working during lock-down due to the COVID-19 pandemic Francesco Salamone, Lorenzo Belussi, Ludovico Danza, Italo Meroni
Technical session E Urban Climate Modelling
8 Sept 2021 -16h15-18h00
16:15 The Solar Block Generator: an additive parametric method for solar driven urban block design Jonathan Natanian, Francesco De Luca, Thomas Wortmann, Isaac Guedi Capeluto
16:30 Carbon neutral urban block in Athens-2050 Eleni-Marina Maragkaki, Kartikeya Rajput
16:45 Informing the design of courtyard street blocks using solar energy models: a case study of a university campus in Singapore Ekaterina Vititneva, Zhongming Shi, Pieter Herthogs, Reinhard König, Aurel Von Richthofen, Sven Schneider
17:00 An investigation on the radiant heat balance for different urban tissues in Mediterranean climate: a case study Gianpiero Evola, Vincenzo Costanzo, Luigi Marletta, Francesco Nocera, Maurizio Detommaso, Alessandra Urso
17:15 High-resolution air temperature mapping in a data-scarce, arid area by means of low-cost mobile measurements and machine learning Ahmed H. M. Eldesoky, Nicola Colaninno, Eugenio Morello
17:30 The influence of perceived environmental quality on thermal comfort in urban outdoor environment during hot summer Kevin Ka Lun Lau, Chun Yin Choi
Poster session E Urban Climate Modelling
8 Sept 2021 - 18h00-18h30
EP1 Impact of multiple reflections on urban acoustics Inès de Bort, Benoit Beckers
EP2 Evaporative cooling strategies in urban areas: The potential of vertical greening systems to reduce nocturnal heat stress Fabian Goergen, Monica Rossi-Schwarzenbeck
EP3 Building materials for cities and climate change – a material catalogue with recommendations Caroline Hoffmann, Achim Geissler, Miriam Mutti, Andreas Wicki, Franziska Schwager
EP4 Quantifying the impacts of urban morphology on modifying microclimate conditions in extreme weather conditions Kavan Javanroodi, Vahid M.Nik, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
EP5 A simplified procedure to improve the usability of hydrodynamic modeling software in regenerative urban design Mariana Pereira Guimarães, Adrian Moredia Valek, Valentina Dessi, Matteo Clementi
EP6 Enhancement of summer outdoor thermal comfort through natural design strategy, case of Guelma city -Algeria Bouthaina Sayad, Djamel Alkama
EP7 Characterization of the urban microclimate by the modeling of urban planning policies in France Magalie Técher, Hassan Ait Haddou, Rahim Aguejdad
EP8 The assessment of outdoor thermal comfort inside oasis settlements in North Africa - Algeria Mohamed Elhadi Matallah, Djamel Alkama, Waqas Ahmed Mahar, Shady Attia
EP9 Development and initial tests of an urban comfort monitoring system Giacomo Chiesa, Luo Yingjun, Sheng Yuxuan, Wang Guoxin, Zhang Bolun
EP10 The role of building morphology on the pedestrian level comfort in Northern climate Nasim Eslamirad, Francesco De Luca, Kimmo Sakari Lylykangas
EP11 Linking urban scenarios with energy simulations for dense urban planning under climate change Juliana Marie Felkner, Benjamin Marshall, Steven Richter, Edward Mbata, Stephen Zigmund, Zoltan Nagy
EP12 Energy analysis of Texas Metropolitan Areas for climate change mitigation using LiDar Juliana Marie Felkner, Edward Mbata
EP13 Integrated analysis of regional energetic demand and potentials at the example of Ludwigsburg county, Germany Chris Andre Kesnar, Verena Weiler, Julia Neuhaeuser, Bastian Schroeter
EP14 Climate change and indoor temperature variation in Venetian buildings: the role of density and urban form Daniela Maiullari, Barbara Gherri, Chiara Finizza, Marco Maretto, Emanuele Naboni
EP15 Retrofitting solutions for a campus building to mitigate urban heat island in a hot humid climate Vajreshwari Patil, Maite Bizcarguenaga, Dr.Katherine Lieberknecht, Dr.Juliana Felkner
EP16 Impact of volume distribution on pedestrian wind environment in high-rise urban districts: a CFD study Milad Sadeghfar, Sadra Sahebzadeh
EP17 Optimizing solar access and density in Tel Aviv: Benchmarking multi-objective optimization algorithms Thomas Wortmann, Jonathan Natanian
Technical session F Smart Buildings & Districts
8 Sept 2021 - 16h15-18h00
16:15 Empirical evaluation of energy profiles of thermally-efficient homes with smart energy systems and controls Rajat Gupta, Johanna Morey
16:30 Towards an intelligent HVAC system automation using Reinforcement Learning Thomas Schreiber, Aron Schwartz, Dirk Müller
16:45 Cloud-based Hardware-in-the-Loop testing of building automation controllers Marwa Maghnie, Felix Stegemerten, Anjo Niewöhner, Marc Baranski, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
17:00 Benchmarking of data predictive control in a real-life apartment during heating season Benjamin Huber, Felix Bünning, Antoon Decoussemaeker, Philipp Heer, Ahmed Aboudonia, John Lygeros
17:15 Prediction of domestic hot water temperature in a district heating network Frederic Montet, Lorenz Rychener, Alessandro Pongelli, Jean Hennebert, Jean-Philippe Bacher
17:30 Dimensionality reduction and clustering of time series for anomaly detection in a supermarket heating system Lorenzo Salmina, Roberto Castello, Justine Stoll, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
Poster session F - Smart Buildings & Districts
8 Sept 2021 - 18h00-18h30
FP1 Temperature level optimization for low-grade thermal networks using the exergy method Yolaine Adihou, Malick Kane, Julien Ramousse, Bernard Souyri
FP2 ProsNet - a Modelica library for prosumer-based heat networks: description and validation Ilya Elizarov, Thomas Licklederer
FP3 Evaluation of linear and nonlinear system models in hierarchical model predictive control of HVAC systems Steffen Eser, Phillip Stoffel, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
FP4 An assessment of operational economic benefits of renewable energy communities in Belgium Alex Felice, Lucija Rakocevic, Leen Peeters, Maarten Messagie, Thierry Coosemans, Luis Ramirez Camargo
FP5 Multi-objective optimization of a power-to-hydrogen system for mobility via two-stage stochastic programming Marta Fochesato, Philipp Heer, John Lygeros
FP6 Short-Term Load Forecasting in a microgrid environment: Investigating the series-specific and cross-learning forecasting methods Evgenii Genov, Stefanos Petridis, Petros Iliadis, Nikos Nikopoulos, Thierry Coosemans, Maarten Messagie, Luis Ramirez Camargo
FP7 Comparison of flexibility factors for a residential building Monika Hall, Achim Geissler
FP8 Self-adjusting model predictive control for modular subsystems in HVAC systems Alexander Kuempel, Phillip Stoffel, Dirk Mueller
FP9 An optimisation approach for spatial allocation of energy sources to district heating networks Xiang Li, Jonathan Chambers, Selin Yilmaz, Martin Patel
FP10 Characteristics and challenges in prosumer-dominated thermal networks Thomas Licklederer, Daniel Zinsmeister, Ilya Elizarov, Vedran S. Perić, Peter Tzscheutschler
FP11 Industrial waste heat district-heating design based on geographic information system: Case-study in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) Mikel Lumbreras, Gonzalo Diarce, Koldobika Martin Escudero, Alvaro Campos-Celador, Pello Larrinaga
FP12 The Internet-of-Buildings (IoB) -- Digital twin convergence of wearable and IoT data with GIS/BIM Clayton Miller, Mahmoud Abdelrahman, Adrian Chong, Filip Biljecki, Matias Quintana, Mario Frei, Michael Chew, Daniel Wong
FP13 Do-it-yourself, low-cost building monitoring system Olivier Steiger, Reto Marek
FP14 Comparative study of neural network based and white box model predictive control for a room temperature control application Phillip Stoffel, Max Berktold, Arman Gall, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
FP15 Key features of climate-neutral energy systems of municipalities in different climate regions Gerhard Stryi-Hipp, Annette Steingrube, Marc-André Triebel, Vicky Albert-Seifried
FP16 Experiment strategy for evaluating advanced building energy management system Hanmin Cai, Fazel Khayatian, Philipp Heer
Technical session G1 Renewable Energy: PV / Wind
8 Sept 2021 - 16h15-18h00
16:15 Impact of demand response on BIPV and district multi-energy systems design in Singapore and Switzerland Christoph Waibel, ShanShan Hsieh, Arno Schlueter
16:30 Monitoring of photovoltaic systems and evaluation of building energy self-consumption Giacomo Cillari, Fabio Fantozzi, Alessandro Franco
16:45 Modeling of photovoltaic-thermal district heating with dual thermal modes Anneka Kang, Ivan Korolija, Dimitrios Rovas
17:00 Integrating sustainable rooftop choices into solar energy planning to quantify potential increase in photovoltaic yield Giovan Battista Cavadini, Lauren Cook
17:15 Hydrogen-based electricity storage optimization on buildings by coupling thermal and photovoltaic electricity production towards carbon neutrality Yvan Morier, Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Philippe Couty
17:30 CFD-based surrogate modelling of urban wind farms using artificial neural networks: double rotor arrangements Sadra Sahebzadeh, Abdolrahim Rezaeiha, Hamid Montazeri
Poster session G Renewable Energy
9 Sept 2021 - 18h00-18h30
GP1 Residential rooftop PV power generation to support cooling loads and national targets in Saudi Arabia Majbaul Alam, Abdulsalam S Alghamdi, AbuBakr S Bahaj, Patrick A B James, Luke S Blunden
GP2 Application of indirect evaporative passive cooling strategies for a warm-humid climate Jose Roberto Garcia Chavez, Anais Salas, Karina Angelica Garcia Pardo
GP3 Reducing emissions in London schools with photovoltaics Daniel Godoy-Shimizu, Stephen Evans, Ivan Korolija, Dominic Humphrey, Sung-Min Hong, Gareth Simons, Yair Schwartz, Paul Ruyssevelt, Philip Steadman, Dejan Mumovic, Anna Mavrogianni
GP4 Solar energy potential at the Great-St-Bernard Pass David Notzon, Pietro Florio, Andreas Schüler
GP5 Dynamic LCA of a single-family house, equipped with a micro-cogeneration unit, using a variable share of biomethane Pierryves Padey, Marten Fesefeldt, Kyriaki Goulouti, Sébastien Lasvaux, Massimiliano Capezzali
GP6 Impact of shared battery energy storage system on total system costs and power peak reduction in commercial buildings Ida Emilie Uglem Skoglund, Mette Rostad, Kasper Emil Thorvaldsen
GP7 The impact of roof morphology on solar potential: making Toronto suburbs solar ready Javeriya Hasan, Miljana Horvat, Rita Wang, Charles Riddell
GP8 Experimental analysis of heat prosumers under low temperature thermal network Min-Hwi Kim, Dong-Won Lee, Duek-Won Kim, Jaehyeok Heo
GP9 Applying Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment to maximise the innovation potential of new technologies for critical components in wind turbines Wai Chung Lam, Sofie De Regel, Karolien Peeters, Carolin Spirinckx
GP11 Solar thermal component activation Helmut Hachul, Daniela Ridder, Yesim Tekinbas, Federico Giovannetti, Finn Weiland, Maik Kirchner
BP12 Impact of roof geometry on cross-ventilation in vaulted buildings: a CFD study Milad Sadeghfar, Sadra Sahebzadeh
GP13 Impact of wind direction on wind energy potential for building-integrated ducted wind turbines: a numerical analysis Sadra Sahebzadeh, Hamid Montazeri, Abdolrahim Rezaeiha
GP14 Sustainable long-term energy planning for a district in Suzhou City, China Mashael Yazdanie, Chenyu Zhou
GP15 Concentrated solar power (CSP) for sustainable architecture to supply domestic hot water and heating loads of buildings Hamidreza Zarrinkafsh, Nasim Eslamirad, Francesco De Luca

CONFERENCE DAY 2 - 9 September 2021

Technical session G2 Renewable Energy: Heating & cooling / Systems
9 Sept  2021 - 10h45-12h30
10:45 An integrated decision-making framework for sustainable data center operation through intelligent load scheduling Nuoa Lei, Zhu Cheng, Zhi Cao, Eric Masanet
11:00 District heating network modelling for future integration of solar thermal energy Clement Dromart, Loic Puthod, Jerome Kaempf, Diane Von Gunten
11:15 Solar thermal regeneration of borehole heat exchangers in urban and suburban districts David Sauter, Manuel Hunziker, Joachim Poppei, Fabien Cochand, Markus Hubbuch, Jürg Rohrer
11:30 An energy-economic analysis of real-world hybrid building energy systems Parantapa Sawant, Christian Braasch, Manuel Koch, Adrian Bürger, Sonja Kallio
11:45 Experimental investigation of a novel hybrid heat pump Tobias Reum, Mathias Ehrenwirth, Tobias Schrag
12:00 SEAMS: an alternative techno-economic system to foster the sustainable development of renewable energy use in urban areas David Bourguignon, Pierre Crépeaux, Frédéric Adam
Technical session H1 Building Simulation & ICT
9 Sept 2021 - 14h00-15h45
14:00 A tool for automated detection of hidden operation modes in building energy systems Thomas Storek, Jonathan Kriwet, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
14:15 Development of a freely distributable CFD tool for approximate and detailed simulations of the flow around a complex of buildings Jean Decaix, Pierre Jaboyedoff, Grégory Duthé, Elisa El Sergany, Loris Aiulfi
14:30 A Machine Learning approach to enhance indoor thermal comfort in a changing climate Tobias Kramer, Veronica Garcia-Hansen, Sara Omrani, Vahid M. Nik, Dong Chen
14:45 Automated modelling of building energy systems with mode-based control algorithms in Modelica Xiaoye Cai, Junyi Xue, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
15:00 Time Enhanced Architectural Modelling (T.E.A.M.): Virtual reality project for the planning and visualization of kinetic architecture and dynamic design Valentina Temporin, John Volpato, Pio Lorenzo Cocco, Andrea D'Angelo, Marco Tieghi
15:15 Experimental implementation of a context-aware prosumer Hanmin Cai, Philipp Heer
Poster session H Building Simulation & ICT
9 Sept 2021 - 15h45-16h15
HP1 Procedural modeling buildings for finite element method simulation Gonzalo Besuievsky, Elena García-Nevado, Gustavo Patow, Benoit Beckers
HP2 Implementing air-based thermally activated building systems in retrofitted tertiary buildings – Towards the proof of concept Matthieu Cezard, Matthieu Labat, Sylvie Lorente
HP3 CFD model to assess parameters influencing piston wind in a subway tunnel and station Loreline Faugier, Benoît G. Marinus, Walter Bosschaerts, Delphine Laboureur, Karim Limam
HP4 Simulation-based optimization of energy performance with focus on sustainable building services engineering Daniel Kierdorf, Farzan Banihashemi, Hannes Harter, Michael Vollmer, Werner Lang
HP5 How daylight representation in architectural competitions images can lead to an erroneous interpretation of projects Bernard Paule, Joshua Pereira
HP6 Heat flow metering in building practice - A critical field study for a large industrial building complex Karl Walther, Karsten Voss
HP7 BIM in early design phase: workflow for preliminary assessment with SBToolCZ Jakub Veselka, Jakub Hajek, Martin Volf, Jan Ruzicka, Vladimir Zdara
HP8 Fault detection and diagnosis in building energy systems: A tool chain for the automated generation of training data Christine van Stiphoudt, Florian Stinner, Gerrit Bode, Alexander Kümpel, Dirk Müller
HP9 Modelling climate related performances of building wall coatings and understanding the portability of the “Künzel” rule in different climates Andrea Augello, Joy Alexis Peren, Heiko Fechner, Enrico De Angelis
HP10 Development of a Modelica-based simplified building model for district energy simulations Alessandro Maccarini, Enrico Prataviera, Angelo Zarrella, Alireza Afshari
HP11 Transient thermal response of opaque building envelope elements: EPFL campus case study Mohammad Rahiminejad, Cécile Anne Berquand, Dolaana Khovalyg
HP12 Assessment of thermal and electrical performance of BIPV façades using simplified simulations Romain Schindelholz, Mohammad Rahiminejad, Arnab Chatterjee, Dolaana Khovalyg
HP13 Information model development for the quality assurance of technical equipment in small buildings Marc Stobbe, Andreas Gerber, Sebastian Herkel, Nicolas Réhault, Christoph Nytsch-Geusen
HP14 Sustainable energy supply for self-sufficient buildings with seasonal energy storages – parametric study Andrii Zakovorotnyi
Technical session I1 Data Mining for the Built Environment : PV / Efficiency / Comfort
9 Sept 2021 - 10h45-12h30
10:45 Deep Reinforcement Learning for room temperature control: a black-box pipeline from data to control policies Loris Di Natale, Bratislav Svetozarevic, Philipp Heer, Colin Neil Jones
11:00 Artificial intelligence for detecting indoor visual discomfort from facial analysis of building occupants Hicham Johra, Rikke Gade, Mathias Østergaard Poulsen, Albert Daugbjerg Christensen, Mandana Sarey Khanie, Thomas Moeslund, Rasmus Lund Jensen
11:15 Quantification of existing rooftop PV hourly generation capacity and validation against measurement data Alina Walch, Martin Rüdisüli, Roberto Castello, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
11:30 Evaluating superblock design to enhance urban greening Sven Eggimann, Philipp Lischer, Janine Bolliger
11:45 Quantification of the suitable rooftop area for solar panel installation from overhead imagery using Convolutional Neural Networks Roberto Castello, Alina Walch, Raphaël Attias, Riccardo Cadei, Shasha Jiang, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
12:00 Targeting building energy efficiency using thermal infrared earth observation telescopes Hui Ben, Erik Mackie, Ian Parry, Emily Shuckburgh, George Hawker, Marco Gomez Jenkins
Technical session I2 Data Mining for the Built Environment : Thermal systems / Energy Demand
9 Sept 2021 - 14h00-15h45
14:00 Presentation of new geospatial datasets for renewable thermal energy systems modelling in Switzerland Jonathan David Chambers, Mercedes Rittman-Frank, Martin K Patel
14:15 Using Machine Learning to estimate the technical potential of shallow ground-source heat pumps with thermal interference Alina Walch, Roberto Castello, Nahid Mohajeri, Agust Gudmundsson, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
14:30 Statistical analysis of 200 digital twins for thermal load of Swiss buildings created from smart grid monitoring data Andreas Melillo, Esther Linder, Braulio Barahona, Philipp Schuetz
14:45 Use of machine learning for monitoring solar thermal systems Joachim Werner Hofmann, Bernd Sitzmann, John Dickinson, Dominique Kunz, Ralph Eismann
15:00 An adaptive control framework based on Reinforcement learning to balance energy, comfort and hygiene in heat pump water heating systems Amirreza Heidari, Francois Marechal, Dolaana Khovalyg
15:15 A web-based surrogate model for instant building energy time series for any climate Paul Westermann, Rousseau Guillaume, Ralph Evins
Poster session I Data Mining for the Built Environment
9 Sept 2021 - 15h45-16h15
IP1 Detection of thermal anomalies on building façades using infrared thermography and supervised learning Braulio Barahona, Roger Buck, Oskar Okaya, Philipp Schütz
IP2 Data analytics for smart buildings: a classification method for anomaly detection for measured data Enguerrand De Rautlin de la Roy, Thomas Recht, Akka Zemmari, Laurent Mora, Pierre Bourreau
IP3 Big building data 2.0 - a big data platform for smart buildings Lucy Linder, Frédéric Montet, Jean Hennebert, Jean-Philippe Bacher
IP4 Residential density classification for sustainable housing development using a machine learning approach Nahid Mohajeri, Alina Walch, Dan Assouline, Agust Gudmundsson, Alison Smith, Tom Russell, Jim Hall
IP5 A machine-learning model for the prediction of aggregated building heating demand from pan-European land-use maps Giuseppe Peronato, Roberto Boghetti, Jérôme H. Kämpf
IP6 A comparative analysis of patterns of electricity use and flexibility potential of domestic and non-domestic building archetypes through data mining techniques Selin Yilmaz, Jonathan Chambers, Xiang Li, Martin Patel
IP7 Satellite imagery to select a sample of rooftops for a PV installation project in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Luke S. Blunden, Mostafa Y.M. Mahdy, Abdulsalam S. Alghamdi, AbuBakr S. Bahaj
IP8 Data mining in the context of urban metabolism: A case study of Geneva and Lausanne, Switzerland Nicole S. Wiedmann, Aristide H. R. Athanassiadis, Claudia R. Binder
IP9 Classification of the energy production potential of water lens solar concentrators using Machine Learning Hamidreza Zarrinkafsh, Nasim Eslamirad, Francesco De Luca
Technical session K1 Climate Resilient Buildings: Retrofit
9 Sept 2021 - 10h45-12h30
10:45 Actual energy savings of more than 1000 renovated buildings in Geneva Basile Grandjean, Stefan Schneider, Pierre Hollmuller
11:00 Sensitivity analysis of heating a typical UK dwelling and implications for retrofit design Kate Simpson, Peter Childs, Jennifer Whyte
11:15 Comparing metrics for scenario-based robustness assessment of building performance Linus Walker, Alexandra Kuhn, Illias Hischier, Arno Schlueter
11:30 Electricity demand flexibility potential of optimal building retrofit solutions Emmanouil Thrampoulidis, Kristina Orehounig, Gabriela Hug
11:45 Preliminary investigation on the transient hygrothermal analysis of a CLT-based retrofit solution for exterior walls Vincenzo Costanzo, Gianpiero Evola, Luigi Marletta, Giorgio Roccella
12:00 Domestic hot water optimizing potential in existing or renovated multifamily residential buildings Flourentzos Flourentzou, Joshua Pereira
Technical session K2 Climate Resilient Buildings: Performance / Climate
9 Sept 2021 - 14h00-15h45
14:00 The Energy Performance Gap in Swiss residential buildings: a roadmap for improvement Stefano Cozza, Jonathan Chambers, Martin K. Patel
14:15 Performance gap analysis of a new Minergie A/P district Pauline Brischoux, Stefan Schneider, Pierre Hollmuller
14:30 Environmental assessment platform for cities racing to net zero AbuBakr Bahaj, Philip Alastair David Turner, Mostafa Mahdy, Steve Leggett, Naomi Wise, Abdulsalam Alghamdi
14:45 Thermal energy autonomy study for a reference house equipped with PV panels, a heat pump and PCM storage elements Jacques Robadey, Sylvain Vuilleumier, Elena-Lavinia Niederhäuser
15:00 Effectiveness of passive climate change adaptation measures in Switzerland: A climate-based analysis on natural ventilation and overheating risks reduction in dwellings Daniel Zepeda Rivas, Sergi Aguacil Moreno, Jorge Rodríguez Álvarez
15:15 Towards climate resilient residential buildings: learning from traditional typologies Daliah Mohaibesh, Hasan Qadi, Sameh Monna, Refaa Sokkar
Poster session K Climate Resilient Buildings
9 Sept 2021 - 15h45-16h15
KP1 The retrofit of ‘70s office buildings curtain walls in London Alessandro Cirillo, Amedeo Scofone
KP2 Stay cool without fossil fuel. A passive eco-cooler for low-income population in informal settlements Marwa Dabaieh, Monica Michel Zakaria, Medhat Kazem
KP3 Cost optimal energy retrofit strategies for public administrative buildings: A Cairo case study Amr Taha Auf Hamada, Rokia Raslan, Dejan Mumovic
KP4 Green and Transportable Modular Building: a prefabricated prototype of resilient and efficient house Simona Roggeri, Paolo Olivari, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue
KP5 A tool for optimal refurbishment design of low-energy buildings Ilaria Salerno, Miguel F. Anjos, Kenneth McKinnon, Enrico S. Mazzucchelli
KP6 Synchronized coupling of thermal mass and buoyancy ventilation: wood versus concrete Livia Barret, Jeff Jeong, Rowe Price, Cory Subasic, Sébastien Asselin, Remy Fortin, Andrew Freear, David Kennedy, Kiel Moe, Salmaan Craig
KP7 Non-domestic building stock energy and carbon modelling for policy advice – a user requirements survey Julian Bischof, Aidan Duffy
KP8 Fighting energy poverty in a typical Peruvian rural house Gino Gutierrez, Enrico De Angelis
KP9 Geometrically-activated thermal mass: wood vs. concrete Remy Fortin, Salmaan Craig
KP10 The influence of envelopes in the thermal performance of residential buildings, from the perspective of bioclimatic architecture Emeli Lalesca Aparecida da Guarda, Veronica Martins Gnecco, Artur Martins Kamimura, Martin Ordenes Mizgier, Michele Fossati
KP11 Development of strategy for combined smart ventilated window and PCM energy storage control for residential building energy saving Yue Hu, Per Heiselberg
KP12 Effect of thermal mass of insulated and non-insulated walls on building thermal performance and potential energy saving Muhannad Haj Hussein, Sameh Monna, Adel Juaidi, Aline Barlet, Mutasim Baba, Denis Bruneau
KP13 Thermal performance of a non–segmented and segmented, tall atrium in hot and humid climate Priya Pawar, Deyin Zhang, Xiaoying Wu, Werner Lang



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