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Wed 4 September 2019

A1 Building performance & energy savings | A2 REN potential & energy demand | A Posters + Workshop flash presentations

B1 Districts (includes Distributed energy systems) | B2 Buildings | B Posters

C1 Simulation & control | C2 User focus |C Posters

Human & building interaction (IEA SBC 79 Session) |D Posters

E1 Thermal management |E Posters

F  - Smart materials for building envelopes |F Posters

Thu 5 September 2019

G1 Urban climate modelling: Energy performance | G2 - Urban climate modelling: Microclimate |G Posters

H1 IBPSA Session 1 | H2 IBPSA Session 2 | H Posters

E2 Retrofit & performance gap 

K Smart buildings & districts | K 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 - 4 September 2019

Technical session A1 Data driven methods: Building performance & energy savings - 4 Sept 2019 - 11h00-12h30 SG1

Combined geospatial and techno-economic analysis of deep building envelope retrofit

Kai Nino Streicher, Jonathan Chambers, Stefan Mennel, Stefan Schneider, Martin K. Patel
Retrofitting a building stock: modeling and optimization for decision aiding at territory scale Antoine Rogeau, Robin Girard, Yassine Abdelouadoud, Georges Kariniotakis
Cost-optimal retrofit analysis for residential buildings

Diego Sigrist, Chirag Deb, Mario Frei, Arno Schlueter

Statistical modelling of the energy reference area based on the Swiss building stock Thomas Schluck, Kai Streicher, Stefan Mennel
Using deep neural networks for predictive modelling of informal settlements in the context of flood risk

Yue Zhu, Christian Geiß, Emily So

Technical session A2 Data driven methods: REN potential & energy demand - 4 Sept 2019 - 14h00-15h45 SG1
A morphological based PV generation and energy consumption predictive model for Singapore neighbourhood

Kin Ho Poon, Jérôme Kämpf

Deep learning in the built environment: automatic detection of rooftop solar panels using Convolutional Neural Networks Roberto Castello, Martin Esguerra, Adrian Guerra, Simon Roquette, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
A critical comparison of methods to estimate solar rooftop photovoltaic potential in Switzerland

Alina Walch, Nahid Mohajeri, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Machine learning and geographic information systems for large-scale wind energy potential estimation in rural areas Dan Assouline, Nahid Mohajeri, Dasaraden Mauree, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
SCAFE: Automated simultaneous clustering and non-linear feature extraction of building energy profiles

Stepan Ulyanin, Jose Vazquez-Canteli, June Young Park, Zoltan Nagy

Data-driven short-term load forecasting for heating and cooling demand in office buildings

Araz Ashouri, Zixiao Shi, H. Burak Gunay

Poster session A Data driven methods for the built environment - 4 Sept 2019 - 15h45-16h15

Identifying key variables and interactions that explain hydraulic imbalance - application of regularization-based variable selection methods

Haein Cho, Daniel Cabrera, Martin K. Patel

Exploratory study on clustering methods to identify electricity use patterns in building sector

Selin Yilmaz, Jonathan Chambers, Stefano Cozza, Martin Kumar Patel

PA3 Applications of graph theory in district heat network analysis at national scale

Jonathan David Chambers, Stefano Cozza, Martin Kumar Patel


Data driven value creation in AEC along the building lifecycle

Valentin Holzwarth, Johannes Schneider, Andreas Kunz, Jan vom Brocke

PA5 Wind profile prediction in an urban canyon: a machine learning approach Dasaraden Mauree, Roberto Castello, Gianluca Mancini, Tullio Nutta, Tianchu Zhang, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
PA6 Detailed load simulation for better grid planning Noah Pflugradt, Urs Muntwyleri
PA7 Prediction of hourly solar radiation using temperature and humidity for real-time building energy simulation Hany Gaballa, Soolyeon Cho
PA8 Analysis of solar PV potential for roof and façades in high dense residential urban scenario of Singapore Ramkumar Thambiraj, Hansika Gamage, Erwan Xiao, Maxime Cassat
PA9 Data-driven statistical analysis of energy performance and energy saving potential in the Flemish public building sector Yixiao Ma, Glenn Reynders
PA10 Location-based data driven model for real estate market value analysis based on energy performance certification Nicola Moretti, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue, Mario Claudio Dejaco, Fulvio Re Cecconi
Posters  also presented briefly in Workshop "AI - Building Science 2.0?" - 5 Sept 2019 -10h30-12h0 AAC 114
PA11 Aikido: Structuring data point identifiers of technical building equipment by machine learning Florian Stinner, Paul Neißer-Deiters, Marc Baranski, Dirk Müller
PA12 IoT platform and infrastructure for data-driven optimization and control of building energy system operation Erik Brümmendorf, Jan Henrik Ziegeldorf, Johannes Peter Fütterer
PA13 Understanding the performance gap: a machine learning approach on residential buildings in Turin, Italy Roberto Boghetti, Jérôme Kämpf, Giacomo Salvadori
PA14 Takeshi: Application of unsupervised machine learning techniques for topology detection in building energy systems Florian Stinner, Lukas Raßpe-Lange, Marc Baranski, Dirk Müller
Technical session B1 Renewable energy in the built environment: Districts - 4 Sept 2019 - 11h00-12h30 SG0211
The impact of urban texture on energy system design process A.T.D. Perera, Silvia Coccolo, Sameh Monna, Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Dasaraden Mauree
Hourly CO2 emission assessment of a 5 MWth centralized groundwater HP district heating system in Geneva Stefan Schneider, Dario Santandrea, Elliot Romano, Pierre Hollmuller
An uncertainty and sensitivity analysis of Power-to-Hydrogen as a seasonal storage option in a district multi-energy system

Ivalin Petkov, Paolo Gabrielli

Identifying carbon emission reduction potentials of BIPV in high-density cities in Southeast Asia Gabriel Happle, Zhongming Shi, Shanshan Hsieh, Bo Lie Ong, Jimeno A. Fonseca, Arno Schlueter
Decarbonizing the building sector by learning from innovative building energy codes Marius Schwarz, Christina Nakhle, Christof Knoeri
Technical session B2 Renewable energy in the built environment: Buildings - 4 Sept 2019 - 14h00-15h45 SG0211
Investigations of speed controlled heat pumps for NZEB in IEA HPT Annex 49

Lukas Rominger, Carsten Wemhoener, Simon Buesser

Air to water heat pumps for heating system retrofit in urban areas: understanding the multi-faceted challenge Nicole Calame, Alisa Freyre, Fabrice Rognon, Simon Callegari, Matthias Rüetschi
The Cold Tube: Membrane assisted radiant cooling for condensation-free outdoor comfort in the tropics Eric Teitelbaum, Kian Wee Chen, Forrest Meggers, Jovan Pantelic, Dorit Aviv, Adam Rysanek
L-Sol – heating system with PVT-collectors as single heat source for a brine water heat pump Maike Schubert, Manuel Hunziker, David Sauter, Nadia Sperr, Jürg Rohrer
Reference values of the environmental impact of building services systems Davide Bionda, Silvia Domingo-Irigoyen, Gianrico Settembrini
HVACC 4.0: Heating and cooling technology for the day after tomorrow

Thomas Noll

Poster session B  - 4 Sept 2019 - 15h45-16h15
  • Renewable energy in the built environment
  • Distributed energy systems
Renewable energy in the built environment
PB1 Accelerating the diffusion of energy-efficient building technologies with policies – The case of Switzerland

Marius Schwarz, Christof Knoeri

PB2 A novel design framework for solar thermal/electrical activation of building envelopes Linus Walker, Alice Chevrier, Illias Hischier, Arno Schlüter
PB3 Investigating the performance of a hybrid PV integrated shading device using multi-objective optimization

Ellika Taveres-Cachat, Francesco Goia

PB4 Improving self-consumption of on-site PV generation through deploying flexibility in building thermal mass Yu Wang, Dasaraden Mauree, Ronald Wennersten, Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Qie Sun

The impact of battery storage technologies in residential buildings with sub-daily autonomy and EV contribution

Aikaterini Chatzivasileiadi, Eleni Ampatzi, Ian P. Knight
PB6 First solar hydrogen storage in a private building in western Switzerland : building energy analysis and development design Philippe Couty

Building integrated photovoltaic at NEST – Preliminary test bedding results

Stephen Wittkopf


SmarSolar : PV production forecast used by the Swiss team, winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition 2017 Denver, Colorado

Philippe Couty, Christophe Arn

PB9 Implementing an open-source tool for modelling solar PV potential in dense urban areas

Evyatar Erell, Michael Dorman, Vladimir Alexandroff, Itai Kloog

PB10 Optimization method for photovoltaic integration in residential houses Sofiane Kichou, Nikolaos Skandalos, Petr Wolf
PB11 Influence of PV facade configuration on the energy demand and visual comfort in office buildings

Nikolaos Skandalos, Jan Tywoniak

PB12 Study of small scale photovoltaic applications in rural Indian household context Brajesh Dhiman, Tarun Kumar, Gautam Rituraj, Kriti Bhalla, Debkumar Chakrabarti
PB13 Benefits of participative construction of autonomous PV installations in rural Benin

Pierre Hollmuller, Gildas Bokonon-Ganta, Ursula Lehmann

PB14 “Solar fitness and wellness” – A unique design for sustainable wellness technologies Robert Rudolf Weber, Luca Baldini
PB15 Performance assessment of solar thermally activated steel sandwich panels with mineral wool core for industrial and commercial buildings

Finn Weiland, Maik Kirchner, Vincent Rensinghoff, Federico Giovannetti, Oliver Kastner, Daniela Ridder, Yesim Tekinbas, Helmut Hachul

PB16 Distributed model predictive control of building energy systems coupled to geothermal fields Marc Baranski, Phillip Stoffel, Alexander Kümpel, Martin Stiller, Markus Schumacher, Dirk Müller
PB18 Combined desiccant-ejector cooling system assisted by Organic Rankine Cycle for zero-power cooling and dehumidification Amirreza Heidari, Hadi Rostamzadeh, Dolaana Khovalyg
PB19 Cost reduction of solar thermal plants by advanced thermal-hydraulic design methods

Ralph Eismann

PB20 CoolShift – Cooling of buildings by chiller-assisted nocturnal radiation and convection Manuel Koch, Ralf Dott, Ralph Eismann
PB21 Housing Programmes in UAE: case study analysis based on regional sustainable standards and local microclimate Lindita Bande, Kim Young, Rahma Adan, Amna A. R. A. Aldarmaki, Atma S. S. Aldhaheri, Asma S. A. Alneyadi
Distributed energy systems
PB23 A multi-objective optimization model for the operation of decentralized multi-energy systems

Yolaine Adihou, Mohamed Tahar Mabrouk, Pierrick Haurant, Bruno Lacarrière

PB24 Characterization of heat-pump, PV and battery demonstrator technologies using a coherent energy demonstrator assessment James Allan, Gil Georges, Philipp Heer, Dylan Budiman, Luca Croce
PB25 Towards a digital workflow to assess visual impact of solar modules and their operation within energy-hubs

Pietro Florio, Silvia Coccolo, A.T.D. Perera, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

PB26 Energy sharing through shared storage in net zero energy communities Elvin Vindel, Mario Berges, Burcu Akinci
PB27 Retrofitting, district heating and energy storage: neighborhood energy planning

Diane von Gunten, Jakob Rager, Fabien Poumadère, Jérôme Kaempf, Fabien Kuchler

PB28 Strategies to maximise the autonomy of neighbourhoods with the integration of renewable energies Karni Siraganyan, Dasaraden Mauree, Eva Uhlhorn, Damien Robin, Jean-Louis Scartezzini
PB29 Simulation tool for planning smart urban districts in a sustainable energy supply – integrating several sectors in high resolution

Matthias Stickel, Simon Marx, Manfred Norbert Fisch, Felix Mayer

PB30 Bidirectional low temperature networks in urban districts: A novel design methodology based on mathematical optimization Marco Wirtz, Lukas Kivilip, Peter Remmen, Dirk Müller
PB31 Optimization of low-temperature networks by new hydraulic concepts

Tobias Sommer, Artem Sotnikov, Ernst Sandmeier, Christoph Stettler, Stefan Mennel, Matthias Sulzer,

PB32 Thermal stability and heat transfer in the reservoir low-temperature network Artem Sotnikov, Ernst Sandmeier, Matthias Sulzer, Thomas Sergi, Stefan Mennel, Tobias Sommer
PB33 Guidelines for business model innovation on the example of PV self-consumption optimization Beni Rohrbach, Maria-Eleni Papaefthymiou, Achim Schneider, Christoph Imboden
PB34 Linking business model innovation with energy system optimization Beni Rohrbach, Livio von Euw, Bollinger Andrew, Carlos Pacheco, A.T.D Perera
Technical session C1 Daylighting & electric lighting: simulation & control - 4 Sept 2019 - 11h00-12h30 SG0213

Photon mapping to accelerate daylight simulation with high-resolution, data-driven fenestration models

Lars Oliver Grobe

Comparison of simulated energy consumption by smart and conventional lighting systems in a simulated residential setting

Moe Soheilian, Geza Fischl, Myriam Aries, Nima Hafezparast Moadab

A radiosity-based methodology considering urban environments for assessing Daylighting

Gonzalo Besuievsky, Eduardo Fernández, Jose Pedro Aguerre, Benoit Beckers
A low-cost stereo-fisheye camera sensor for daylighting and glare control

Michael Kim, Iason Konstantzos Konstantzos, Athanasios Tzempelikos

Daylight regulated by automated external Venetian blinds based on an HDR sky luminance mapping device in winter

Yujie Wu, Jérôme Henri Kämpf, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Technical session C2 Daylighting and electric lighting: user focus - 4 Sept 2019 - 14h00-15h45 SG0213
Assessing the impact of outside view on learning: a close look to EN 17037 ‘view out’ practices through the analysis of 220 classrooms Michael Kuhlenengel, Clarence Waters, Iason Konstantzos
Impact of dynamic lighting control on light exposure, alertness and mood of office users

Marta Benedetti, Lenka Maierova, Christian Cajochen, Ali Motamed, Mirjam Münch, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Relation between occupant perception of brightness and daylight distribution with key geometric characteristics in multi-family apartments of Malmö, Sweden Iason Bournas, Marie-Claude Dubois, Thorbjörn Laike
Shaping light to influence occupants’ experience of space: a kinetic shading system with composite materials

Joëlle Baehr-Bruyère, Kynthia Chamilothori, Anastasios Vassilopoulos, Jan Wienold, Marilyne Andersen

A holistic approach for a natural light variation experience: a pilot study of a practical application for office lighting

Mathias Adamsson, Mikael Petersson, Myriam Bernardina Cornelia Aries

A smart luminaire in an office environment: impact on light distribution, user interactions and comfort Julien Nembrini, Jérôme Kaempf, Michael Papinutto, Denis Lalanne
Poster session C Daylighting and electric lighting - 4 Sept 2019 - 15h45-16h15
PC1 Perspective on daylight provision according to the new European standard "Daylight of Building" (EN 17037) Bernard Paule, Flourentzos Flourentzou
PC2 A framework outlining a daylight responsive model for smart buildings Unais Sait, Gokul Lal K V, Tarun Kumar, Rahul Bhaumik, Kriti Bhalla
PC3 Effect of atrium geometry and reflectance on daylighting in adjacent rooms Thiago Ferreira, Iason Bournas, Marie Claude Dubois
Technical session D Human & building interaction -  4 Sept 2019 - 16h30-18h00 SG1
Integrating occupants' voluntary thermal preference responses into personalized thermal control in office buildings Seungjae Lee, Panagiota Karava, Athanasios Tzempelikos, Ilias Bilionisne
Bit - building impulse toolkit: a novel digital toolkit for productive, healthy and resource efficient buildings

Alessandra Luna Navarro, Mark Allen, Mauro Overend

Influencing user behavior in office building through a co-creation process to achieve better energy efficiency and comfort

Martin Boesiger, Matthieu Jourdan, Jean-Philippe Bacher
The SDE4 Learning Trail: Crowdsourcing occupant comfort feedback at a net zero energy building Tapeesh Sood, Matias Alberto Quintana Rosales, Prageeth Chinthaka Jayathissa, Mahmoud Mohamed Mohamed Ali Abdelrahman, Clayton Miller
An agent-based model framework for understanding the decisions of households and exploring bottom-up effects on housing sustainability Anna Pagani, Rhythima Shinde, Stefanie Hellweg, Claudia R. Binder
Poster session D Human & building interaction - 4 Sept 2019 - 18h00-18h30

The impact of self-consumption regulation on individual and community solar PV adoption in Switzerland: an agent-based model

Prakhar Mehta, Danielle Griego, Alejandro Nunez-Jimenez, Arno Schlueter

IMPROVE - Enhancing demand-side energy reduction through informative billing strategies

Juerg Bichsel, Dominique Kunz, Pierryves Padey, Stephane Citherlet, Sara Eicher, Francesca Cellina, Roberta Castri, Uros Tomic, Vicente Carabis

Is your clock-face cozie? A smartwatch methodology for the in-situ collection of indoor occupant comfort data

Prageeth Jayathissa, Matias Quintana, Tapeesh Sood, Negin Nazarian, Clayton Miller

Occupant-centred temperature reduction in an energy efficient site

Curdin Derungs, Evelyn Lobsiger, Uros Tomic, Reto Marek, Bernadette Sütterlin

Which sensor type at which location should offices with south orientated window choose to improve comfort and reduce energy consumption?

Olivia Minam Borier, Ongun Kazanci, Bjarne Olesen, Dolaana Khovalyg

Adaptive thermal comfort for resilient office buildings

Maureen Eileen Trebilcock-Kelly, Jaime Olivier Soto-Muñoz, Laura Marin-Restrepo

Developing the methodology to investigate the thermal comfort of hot-humid climate under different ventilation modes

Po-Yuan Chen, Ying-Chieh Chan

Human thermal comfort for residential buildings in hot summer and cold winter region, a user based approach

Sameh Monna, Aline Barlet, Muhannad Haj Hussein, Denis Bruneau, Mutasim Baba

End-user activities context information management framework for sustainable building operation

Elena Malakhatka, Per Lundqvist

A case-study of slums: an informal housing for people below poverty line (BPL) in India

Anushreya Kondapi, Tarun Kumar, Unais Sait, Kriti Bhalla, Shanthanu S Ashok

Pilot study of ‘Our Energy’, an app designed to facilitate selfconsumption of community solar photovoltaic systems

Griego, Danielle; Catunda, Natasha; Schmitt, Gerhard
Technical session E1 Climate resilient buildings: thermal management  - 4 Sept 2019 -16h30-18h00 SG0211

Simulation of indoor temperature and humidity conditions in the suburban and urban area over a hot summer

Xiaohai Zhou, Jan Carmeliet, Dominique Derome

Energy consumption of high-performance buildings: Design vs. Reality

Stefano Cozza, Jonathan Chambers, Carlo Gambato, Giovanni Branca, Achim Geissler, Martin K. Patel

An innovative PCM storage system to enhance building energy autonomy: experimental and numerical characterization

Jacques Robadey, Elena-Lavinia Niederhauser

Building thermal bridge heat losses quantication by infrared thermography. Steady-state evaluation and uncertainty calculation

Adrien Francois, Laurent Ibos, Vincent Feuillet, Johann Meulemans

The energy of the green: green facades and vertical farm as dynamic envelope for resilient buildings

Antonella Trombadore, Beatrice Paludi, Michele Dostuni

Poster session E Climate resilient buildings - 4 Sept 2019 - 18h00-18h30
PE1 Embodied versus operational energy in residential and commercial buildings: where should we focus? Aysegül Demir Dilsiz, Juliana Felkner, Guillaume Habert, Zoltan Nagy
PE2 A method for the retrofitting of pre-1914 Walloon dwellings with heritage value Dorothée Stiernon, Sophie Trachte, Samuel Dubois, Julie Desarnaud
PE3 Conversion of unheated basements and the conditioning of their indoor climate Caroline Hoffmann, Achim Geissler, Heinrich Huber, Claudia Hauri
PE4 Energy saving potentials in historic buildings' renovations: to which extent is the heating demand limit value (SIA 380/1) reachable and at which costs? Didier Favre, Pierryves Padey, Kyriaki Goulouti, Sebastien Lasvaux
PE5 Renovation strategies of typical Danish single-family house for optimization of energy efficiency and flexibility Anna Marszal-Pomianowska, Hicham Johra, Evangelia Loukou, Mingzhe Liu, Michal Pomianowski, Nadin Hisham Sharif, Laia-Tuixent Morgo Monne, Una Polonanova
PE6 Thermal upgrade assessment of a multi-storey residential building based on in situ measurements Johann Meulemans
PE7 Hygrothermal assessment of historic buildings' external walls: preliminary findings from the RIBuild project for Switzerland Morgane Giorgi, Didier Favre, Kyriaki Goulouti, Sebastien Lasvaux
PE8 Solution Renovation – typological guidelines for the energetic retrofit of multi housing residential buildings in Geneva Lionel Rinquet, Aline Geiger
PE9 Improving the resilience in urban environment by applied research for the development of a simple equation-based Energy Conservation Building Code for India Pierre Jaboyedoff, Sameer Maithel, Prashant Bhanware, Ashok Lall, Salil Mohan, Saswati Chetia, Vernica Prakash Kapoor, Satyendra Rana
PE10 Methodology for assessment of resilience of multifamily residential houses in central Europe Ondrej Nehasil, Antonin Lupisek, Martin Volf
PE11 The future of modernist housing estates. The “Replace vs Refurbish” dilemma in the context of future urban densification Aleksandar Tepavcevic
PE12 Living wall influence on microclimates: an indoor case study Kanchane Randev Gunawardena, Koen Steemers
PE13 Performance evaluation and post-occupancy evaluation of a naturally ventilated lecture theatre in Reunion Island Maareva Payet, Mathieu David, Jacques Gandemer, François Garde
PE14 Improving thermal environment for school buildings in Palestine, the role of passive design Sameh Monna, Mutasim Baba, Adel Juaidi, Aline Barlet, Denis Bruneau
Technical session F Nano & microstructured materials - 4 Sept 2019 - 16h30-18h00 SG0213

Effects of modified near-infrared retro-reflective film on urban thermal environment

Takashi Inoue, Kozo Takase, Yukiya Saito

Color neutral nanocomposite nickel-tantalum oxide for electrochromic windows

Olivia Bouvard, Andreas Schüler

Slim building envelopes using vacuum glazing and high-performance insulation

Karim Ghazi Wakili, Thomas Stöckli, Wolfgang Rädle, Urs Ühlinger

From university to industry - challenges in upscaling optical microstructures for daylight redirection in buildings

André Kostro, Philippe Couty, David Geisler-Moroder, Wilfried Pohl, Andreas Schüler, Andreas Hafner

Predicting thermal performance of thermochromic flat plate solar collectors

Anna Krammer, Andreas Schüler

Poster session F - Smart materials for building envelopes - 4 Sept 2019 - 18h00-18h30

Topology-optimized insulating brick with aerogel filling

Michal Ganobjak, Josephine Voigt Carstensen

Composite polymeric materials as an alternative to aluminium for improved energy performance of Ventilated Façade systems

Beñat Arregi, Peru Elguezabal, Izaskun Alvarez

Study of thermochromic glass performance in the Danish climate and visual comfort perspectives

Pierre Imbert, Olena Kalyanova Larsen, Hicham Johra

Cool, photoluminescent paints towards energy consumption reductions in the built environment

Federica Rosso, Claudia Fabiani, Chiatti Chiara, Anna Laura Pisello

Novel microwave transparent low emissivity coating for energy-efficient glazing: towards 5G frequencies

Jeremy Fleury, Luc Burnier, Matteo Lanini, Mauro Di Domenico, Erich Zimmermann, Carine Genoud, Andrea Salvadé, Andreas Schüler

In-situ and post-annealing effect on micro-structure and optical properties of black Cu-Co-Mn Oxide spinel coating for concentrated solar power (CSP) applications

Samaneh Daviran, Anna Krammer, Andreas Schüler

CONFERENCE DAY 2 - 5 September 2019

Technical session G1 Urban climate modelling: energy performance - 5 Sept 2019 - 10h30-12h00 SG1

Comparative analysis of prediction algorithms for building energy use prediction at an urban scale

Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Muhammad Nabeel, Cathal Hoare, Eleni Mangina, James O’Donnell

Deep neural networks as surrogate models for urban energy simulations

Jose R Vazquez-Canteli, Aysegul Dilsiz Demir, Julien Brown, Zoltan Nagy

District-scale energy demand modeling and urban microclimate: A case study in The Netherlands

Martin Alejandro Mosteiro-Romero, Daniela Maiullari, Fiona Claire Collins, Arno Schlueter, Arjan Van Timmeren

Impact of CH2018 Climate Change Scenarios for Switzerland on today's Swiss building stock

Rene Buffat, Niko Heeren, Andreas Froemelt, Martin Raubal

Correlation of urban built form, density and energy performance

Ehsan Ahmadian, Behzad Sodagar, Glen Mills, Chris Bingham
Technical session G2 Urban climate modelling: microclimate - 5 Sept  2019 - 13h30-15h15 SG1

Synergetic urban microclimate and energy simulation parametric workflow

Jonathan Natanian, Daniela Maiullari, Abraham Yezioro, Thomas Auer
A review on interdisciplinary methods for the characterization of thermal perception in public spaces

Ignacio Requena-Ruiz, Céline Drozd, Thomas Leduc, Auline Rodler, Myriam Servières, Daniel Siret

A multi-scale investigation of climate change and urban climate effects on building energy demand for the city of Stuttgart

Fazia Ali-Toudert, Limei Ji

Impact of evapotranspiration on the local microclimate

Dasaraden Mauree, Silvia Coccolo, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Modelling the impact of green solutions upon the urban heat island phenomenon by means of satellite data

Nicola Colaninno, Eugenio Morello
A novel decision support tool for climate-responsive urban design

Sailin Zhong, Ido Nevat, Juan Angel Acero Alejandro, Lea Alexandra Rüfenacht, Perhac Jan, Elliot Koh

Poster session G Urban climate modelling - 5 Sept 2019 - 15h15-15h45
PG1 Modeling of mesoscale phenomena using WRF-BEP-BEM-CIM in a complex region

Sylvain Labedens, Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Dasaraden Mauree

PG2 Local climate impact on the energy demand: an analysis at the European scale

Ismael Krafess, Cynthia Houmani, Coccolo Sylvia, Dasaraden Mauree, A. T. Dasun Perera, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

PG3 Mobile urban micrometeorological monitoring (MUMiM)

Dasaraden Mauree, Silvia Coccolo, Laurent Deschamps, Pierre Loesch, Paul Becquelin, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

PG4 An integrated, agile approach for estimating solar radiation on building facades in complex urban environments

Ahmed Hazem Mahmoud Eldesoky, Nicola Colaninno, Eugenio Morello

PG5 Coupled numerical simulations of cooling potential due to evaporation in a street canyon and an urban public square

Aytac Kubilay, Dominique Derome, Jan Carmeliet

PG6 Tertiary building stock modeling: Area determination by fusion of different datasets

Huu Tam Nguyen, Fabrice Decellas, Bruno Duplessis, Philippe Rivière, Dominique Marchio

PG7 The use of thermography to highlight the relationship between air and surface temperatures in urban scenes

Elena Garcia-Nevado, Helena Coch-Roura, Benoit Beckers

PG8 Urban climate scenario data for European cities

Jan Remund, Urs Grossenbacher

PG9 Urban densification and housing typology for climate change mitigation

Juliana Felkner, Julien Brown, Jose Ramon Vazquez-Canteli, Zoltan Nagy

PG10 Bioclimatic building design considering urban microclimate

Nicolas Lauzet, Dasaraden Mauree, Thibaut Colinart, Marjorie Musy, Karine Lapray

PG11 The impact of courtyard geometry on its mean radiant temperature

Omar Arshad Al-Hafith, B.K. Satsih, Pieter De Wilde

PG12 The effect of sustainable urban drainage systems on outdoor comfort and runoff

Federica Rosso, Simona Mannucci, Michele Morganti, Silvia Mariani, Carlo Cecere, Marco Ferrero

PG13 Urban greening archetypes at the European scale

Cynthia Houmani, Ismaël Krafess, Silvia Coccolo1, Dasaraden Mauree, A. T. Dasun Perera, Nahid Mohajeri, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

PG14 Correlational study on thermal comfort and outdoor activities

Zhikai Peng, Yi Wang, Lisha Li

PG15 Evaluation of thermal comfort in outdoor public space: Case of study: City of Annaba –Algeria-

Ibtissam Dafri, Djamel Alkama

Technical session H1 Building simulation - 5 Sept 2019 - 10h30-12h00 SG0211

An alternative approach to monitor occupancy using bluetooth low energy technology in an office environment

Zeynep Duygu Tekler, Raymond Low, Lucienne Blessing

From plans to programs: A holistic toolchain for building data applications

Gerrit Thorben Bode, Florian Stinner, Marc Baranski, Erik Brümmendorf, Xiaoye Cai, Alexander Kümpel, Markus Schraven, Thomas Schreiber, Phillip Stoffel, Thomas Storek, Dirk Müller

Geospatial analysis and optimization of the incoming and stored CO2 emissions within the EPFL campus

Giovanni Mori, Silvia Coccolo, Roberto Castello, Jean-Louis Scartezzini

Development and dissemination of deep-energy retrofit strategies through a mandatory municipal building tune-up ordinance in Seattle, Washington, USA

Christopher Meek, Andrew Gustin, Nicole Ballinger

Impact of solar insulation film on the cooling load of an office building in Singapore - A simulation study

Priya Pawar, Aaron Boranian, Werner Lang
Technical session H2 Building simulation - 5 Sept 2019 - 13h30-15h15 SG0211

The influence of individual room temperature control on the energy efficiency of multifamily buildings

Igor Mojic, Michel Haller

Estimating time constants for underfloor heating control

Tuule Mall Kull, Martin Thalfeldt, Jarek Kurnitski

Demand response potential of aggregated high-temperature storage radiators

Hanmin Cai, Shi You, Sergey Klyapovskiy, Henrik W. Bindner

Modeling of Petri-Net-based control algorithms for the simulation-based improvement of the planning process of building energy systems

Xiaoye Cai, Thomas Schild, Thomas Schreiber, Marc Baranski, Dirk Müller

Algorithmic optimisation of a building plant system

Marco Borer, Manuel Frey


Poster session H Building simulation - 5 Sept 2019 - 15h15-15h45
PH1 Electricity consumption of building technology: a calculation method Philipp Kraeuchi, Olivier Steiger
PH2 Room-level occupancy simulation model for private households Sebastian Wolf, Davide Calì, Maria Justo Alonso, Rongling Li, Rune Korsholm Andersen, John Krogstie, Henrik Madsen
PH3 Decentralized fault detection in building services by means of tensor decomposed qualitative models Thorsten Mueller-Eping, Nicolas Réhault, Tim Rist
PH4 Optimization module for filtering and ranking alternative energy replacement systems, in an online ICT design tool for building retrofits Peru Elguezabal, Beñat Arregi, Alberto Armijo, Philipp Schuetz, Damian Gwerder, Rossano Scoccia, Dimosthenis Tsagkrasoulis, Marcello Aprille
PH5 Sensitivity analysis of a simplified office building Vasco Zeferina, Jianjun Xia, Frances Ruth Wood, Rodger Edwardsx
PH6 An energy balance model for passive solar systems operation Catherine Baxevanou, Dimitrios Fidaros, Aris Tsangrassoulis
PH7 Portfolio energy analysis and condition assessment: case study of public schools of the Lugano municipality Giovanni Branca, Ivan Curto, Davide Tamborini, Sebastiano Maltese, Paolo Corti, Carlos Pereira Soares
PH8 Python-based calculation tool of wind-pressure coefficients on building envelopes Giacomo Chiesa, Mario Grosso
PH9 A methodology for daylight optimisation of high-rise buildings in the dense urban district using overhang length and glazing type variables with surrogate modelling Berk Ekici, Tuğçe Kazanasmaz, Michela Turrin, M. Fatih Tasgetiren, I. Sevil Sariyildiz
PH10 Investigation on energy performance of existing commercial buildings with heritage values by incorporating retrofit options James Pow Chew Wong
PH11 Towards an integrated approach of building-data management through the convergence of Building Information Modelling and the Internet of Things Matthieu Jourdan, Florian Meyer, Jean-Philippe Bacher
PH12 An interactive and generative eco-design tool for architects in the sketch phase Xavier Marsault, Florent Torres
PH13 Educated commissioning and operation of a complex nearly zero energy office building with the help of dynamic thermal HVAC-simulations - a best practice report from the Austrian postal service headquarter Post am Rochus Philip Horn, Stefan Hauer, Aurelien Bres, Katharina Eder - Presenter: Andreas Sporr
PH14 Modelling and developing a renewable energy system for the cold stores of a food park in the UK

Xiaojun Li, Phillip Jones, Joanne Patterson

Technical session E2 Climate resilient cities: retrofit & performance gap - 5 Sept 2019 - 10h30-11h15 SG0213

Assessing the impact of a differentiated retrofit approach in UK domestic buildings

Hui Ben, Koen Steemers

Endogeneous energy efficiency improvement of large-scale refurbishment in the Swiss residential building stock

Sergey Arzoyan

Influence of energy retrofit on material flows: comparison between various strategies

Emilie Gobbo, Sophie Trachte, Catherine Massart

Evaluation of building and systems performance for a deep domestic retrofit

Emmanouil Perisoglou, Xiaojun Li, Miltiadis Ionas, Joanne Patterson, Ester Coma Bassas, Phil Jones

Understand, simulate, anticipate and correct performance gap in NZEP refurbishment of residential buildings

Flourentzos Flourentzou, Samuel Pantet, Yovko Ivanov Antonov
Technical session K Smart buildings & districts - 5 Sept 2019 - 13h30-15h15 SG0213

A cloud-based operation optimization of building energy systems using a hierarchical multi-agent control

Alexander Kuempel, Thomas Storek, Marc Baranski, Markus Schumacher, Dirk Mueller

A novel Local Correction-based (LC-b) approach for low-order control-oriented models

Nunzio Cotrufo, Jose Candanedo

Demonstration of heating demand peak shaving in smart homes

Lucas Beltram, Morten Herget Christensen, Rongling Li

Can a building read your mind? Results from a small trial in facial action unit detection

Mark Allen, Mauro Overend

Electricity analysis for energy management in neighbourhoods: case study of a large housing cooperative in Norway

Aase Lekang Soerensen, Igor Sartori, Karen Byskov Lindberg, Inger Andresen
Poster session K Smart buildings & districts - 5 Sept 2019 - 15h15-15h45
PK1 Multi-agent reinforcement learning for adaptive demand response in smart cities Jose Ramon Vazquez-Canteli, Thomas Deetjen, Gregor Henze, Jérôme Kämpf, Zoltan Nagy
PK2 Cloud, Wireless technology, Internet of Things – The next generation of building automation systems?x Gerrit Thorben Bode, Marc Baranski, Markus Schraven, Markus Nürenberg, Dirk Müller, Andreas Rothe, Jan Henrik Ziegeldorf, Johannes Fütterer, Bernd Scheuffele
PK3 Price arbitrage using variable-efficiency energy storage Benjamin Flamm, Annika Eichler, Roy Smith, John Lygeros
PK4 CO2 experimental measurements towards the development of a predictive framework using user actions in smart buildings Rui Filipe Oliveira, Jerome Henri Kaempf, Romeu Silva Vicente, Ricardo Manuel Almeida, Antonio Jose Figueiredo
PK5 Sensitivity analysis of data-driven building energy demand forecasts Felix Bünning, Philipp Heer, Roy S. Smith, John Lygros
PK6 Application of the open-source cloud platform FIWARE for future building energy management systems Thomas Storek, Johannes Lohmöller, Alexander Kümpel, Marc Baranski, Dirk Müller
PK7 Building energy flexibility: a sensitivity analysis and key performance indicator comparison Hicham Johra, Anna Marszal-Pomianowska, John Ellingsgaard, Mingzhe Liu
PK8 Machine learning-based modeling and controller tuning of a heat pump Mohammad Khosravi, Nicolas Schmid, Annika Eichlear, Philipp Heer, Roy S. Smith
PK9 Exergy-based model predictive control for design and control of a seasonal thermal energy storage system Matthieu Jonin, Mohammad Khosravi, Annika Eichler, Willy Villasmil, Philipp Schütz, Colin N. Jones, Roy S. Smith
PK10 Economic optimization of micro-grid operations by dynamic programming with real energy forecast Faly Ramahatana, Mathieu David
PK11 Model-predictive control for testing energy flexible heat pump operation within a Hardware-in-the-Loop setting Lilli Frison, Martin Kleinstück, Peter Engelmann
PK12 An algorithm for the optimal management of air-source heat pumps and PV systems Jacopo Vivian, Nicolò Mazzi
PK13 Multi-agent based simulation of smart building cluster for electric grid stabilization Monika Hall, Achim Geissler, Holger Wache
PK14 Upscaling the flexibility potential of space heating in single-family houses Jérôme Le Dréau, Ilyasse Mellas, Marika Vellei, Johann Meulemans
PK15 Heat storage in building mass and shifting potential of electricity demand in buildings with heat pumps Ralf Dott, Thomas Afjei
PK16 The SMART sensor: fully characterizing radiant heat transfer in the built environment Nicholas Houchois, Eric Teitelbaum, Kian Wee Chen, Frances Steere, Sean Rucewicz, Forrest Meggers


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