Building Energy Performance Simulation and Modelling

Chair: Umberto Alibrandi, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Thermal bridging assessment and its impact on the building energy performance
  • Methods for assessing the thermal bridging effect
  • Assessing the thermal bridging effect on a typical residential building using different methodologies
  • The energy performance of the typical building with regard to the magnitude of thermal bridges

Katerina Tsikaloudaki, Dep. of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

Impact of infiltrations in energy demand of a dwelling: Sensitivity to infiltrations for Mediterranean climate
  • Passivhauss construction standard for Mediterranean cities
  • TNRSYS model for a dwelling for energy demand simulation
  • Sensitivity to air infiltration for Mediterranean cities

Silvia Guillén‐Lambea, Thermal Engineering and Energy Systems Group, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Lessons of bioclimatic passive design in the Herbert Jacobs II house by Frank Lloyd Wright
  • Control of the external wind currents in the house design
  • Thermal insulation of the façades
  • Comparative analysis of energetic demands for heating and cooling

Juan Sebastián Rivera Soriano, Facultad de Ciencias del Habitad, Universidad de la Salle, Bogotá, Colombia

Bayesian Networks for uncertainty analysis in building performance simulation
  • Building performance simulation as a virtual test-bed in product development
  • Models, tools and simulations for sustainable buildings
  • Multi-scenario and multi-criteria energy simulations

Umberto Alibrandi, Dep. of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Validation of the PHPP program calculations in Mediterranean climates
  • Energy simulation with design builder and PHPP
  • Validate the mathematical model for building energy simulation
  • Adjustment of the correction factors of PHPP program

Beatriz Rodríguez Soria, Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza, Spain

Commissioning and optimization of a new office building
  • Energy requirements
  • BMS optimization
  • Introduction of new technologies

Niels Radisch, Ramboll, Copenhagen, Denmark

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