Session C6 : ABS

14:00 Smart Glazing for Advanced Daylight Control

Chair: Michele Manca, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy and
Lorenza Bianco, Energy-efficient Building Division, CEA/LITEN, France

Solar-powered smart glass window: increase user comfort and decrease energy consumption in buildings
  • Off-the-grid dimmable window
  • Increased comfort and simpler use and control
  • Reduction in HVAC energy consumption

Eric Westerhoff, Sunpartner Technologies, France

Control strategies for smart glazing
  • Smart glazing
  • Adaptive façades
  • Switchable technologies

Eoin McLean, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland

Smart façade design: energy saving using nano-thermochromic glazing
  • Nano-thermochromic technologies for high-rise building façades
  • Energy model and heat transfer analysis of façade with a nano-thermochromic coating
  • Reducing energy use while maintaining occupants' thermal and visual comfort

Marina Aburas, University of Adelaide, Australia

Dual band dynamic glazing: towards next generation of zero-energy building envelopes
  • Near-infrared selective electrochromic systems
  • Dual band control of solar radiation
  • Expected impacts on energy consumption for heating, cooling, lighting

Michele Manca, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy

Smart glass vs. fritted glass: analysis of glare control performance
  • Smart glass and fritted glass as glare control solutions
  • Glare control performance evaluation using daylighting simulations
  • Impact on daylight provision and user comfort

Eloïse Sok, SageGlass, France

Brief Presentations

Smart Glazing for Advanced Daylight Control

Lorenza Bianco, Energy-efficient Building Division, CEA/LITEN, France

15:30 Coffee Break