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Proceedings from 2012

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Green Roofs Impact on Buildings Cooling Load, Karim Besbes, Assaad Zoughaib, Remi Bouchie, and Salem Farkh

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An Optimal Control Approach to Sensor / Actuator Placement for Optimal Control of High Performance Buildings, John Allen Burns, J. Borggaard, Eugene Cliff, and L. Zietsman

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Efficient and Robust Training Methodology for Inverse Building Modeling and Its Application to a Multi-zone Case Study, Jie Cai and James E. Braun

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Moisture Accumulation and Its Impact on the Thermal Performance of Pipe Insulation for Chilled Water Pipes in High Performance Buildings, Shanshan Cai, Lorenzo Cremaschi, and Afshin J. Ghajar

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Energy Performance And Long-Term Evaluation Of Internal Thermal Comfort Of An Office Building With Different Kinds Of Glazing Systems And Window Sizes, Francesca Cappelletti, Andrea Gasparella, Giovanni Pernigotto, and Piercarlo Romagnoni

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A Hybrid Ray-Racing and Radiosity Method for Calculating Radiation Transport and Illuminance Distribution in Spaces With Venetian Blinds, Ying-Chieh Chan and Athanasios Tzempelikos

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Use of Phase Change Material in a Building Wall Assembly: A Case Study of Technical Potential in Two Climates, Kenneth W. Childs and Therese K. Stovall

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Parallelization of the coupling between CFD models for airflow and building energy simulation with an object-oriented infrastructure, Rashmin Damle, Oriol Lehmkuhl, Joan López, Joaquim Rigola, and Assensi Oliva

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Combined heat and moisture transfer in buildings systems, Rashmin Damle, Oriol Lehmkuhl, Joaquim Rigola, and Assensi Oliva

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Building Monitoring System and Preliminary Results for a Retrofitted Office Building, Arindam Dasgupta, Hugh Henderson, Rich Sweetser, and Tim Wagner

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Case study of Net Zero Energy Apartment in Shanghai, Shuai Deng, Wang Ruzhu, and Dai Yanjun

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Deep Retrofit System Solution Assessment for Philadelphia Navy Yard Office Buildings, Niranjan A. Desai, Russell D. Taylor, Satish Narayanan, and Tim Wagner

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Energy and Comfort Performance Analysis of Monitored Thermally Activated Building Systems Combined with Geothermal Heat Pumps, Clément Gantiez, Vincent Lemort, Jan Hoogmartens, Franziska Bockelmann, and Herdis Kipry

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Comparison Of Quasi-Steady State And Dynamic Simulation Approaches For The Calculation Of Building Energy Needs: Thermal Losses, Andrea Gasparella and Giovanni Pernigotto

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Extensive Comparative Analysis Of Two Building Energy Simulation Codes For Southern Europe Climates: Heating And Cooling Energy Needs and Peak Loads Calculation In TRNSYS And EnergyPlus, Andrea Gasparella and Giovanni Pernigotto

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The Design, Construction, and Performance of a Net Zero Home in the Solar Decathlon 2011, Eric A. Holt and Sarah Miller

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Renovation of “Earth Port” for Net-Zero Energy Building, Takehito Imanari, Satoshi Ogawa, Tatsuo Nobe, and Shin-ichi Tanabe

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Building Energy Benchmarking for Retrofit: An Application of Normative Building Modeling, Nicolas Robert Johnson and Huafen Hu

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Air and Water Flowrate Optimisation for a Fan Coil Unit in Heat Pump Systems, Edwards Kilian and Donal P. Finn

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Research on the simulation framework in Building Information Modeling, Nan Liang, Hongqing Xu, and Qiong Yu

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Numerical Study of Convective Heat Transfer for Flat Unglazed Transpired Solar Collectors, Siwei Li and Panagiota Karava

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Self-optimizing Control of Cooling Tower for Efficient Operation of Chilled Water Systems, Xiao Li, Yaoyu Li, John E. Seem, and Pengfei Li

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Introducing Better Ideas to an Industry Resistant to Change; Utilizing Approachable Architecture as an Envelope for Serious but Settled Technology, Brian Loss, Kevin L. Rodgers, and William Hutzel

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Energy Efficiency In Commercial Buildings With Concrete Core Activation, Frank Mauersberger and Dominik Cibis

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An Assessment in the Heat Gain and Loss Through Opaque Elements in Commercial Buildings in Brazil, Ana Paula Melo and Roberto Lamberts

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Fast Estimation of Leakage Area in a Multizone Test Facility, Lingjun Meng, Kashif Nawaz, Jing He, Anthony M. Jacobi, and Andrew J. Nelson

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Dynamical Modeling of Stochastic Wind Flow in Street Canyons, Parham Ahranjani Mirzaei and Jan Carmeliet

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Energy Transfer Based Test Method Development and Evaluation of Horizontal Air Flow Re-Circulatory Air Curtain Efficiencies, Andrew Musser, Daniel Rhyner, Graham Miller-Gaines, and Predrag S. Hrnjak

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Sensitivity Studies of a Low Temperature Low Approach Direct Cooling Tower for Building Radiant Cooling Systems, Mehdi Nasrabadi, Donal Finn, and Ben Costelloe

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Extensive Utilization Of Dynamic Simulation For Sensitivity Analysis And Optimization Design Of Refurbishment Measures, Giovanni Pernigotto, Paola Penna, Francesca Cappelletti, and Andrea Gasparella

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Modelling Of The Thermal Behavior Of Walls And Floors In Contact With The Ground, Giovanni Pernigotto, Alessandro Prada, Marco Baratieri, Paolo Baggio, and Andrea Gasparella

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An Examination of Control Strategies in a HyGSHP System, Amanda Jo Pertzborn

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Modeling the Air Temperature Profiles in the Cavity of a Double-skin Façade, Jasmin Pfuhler, Evgenia Sikorski, and Michael Kuhn

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A Distributed Approach to Efficient Model Predictive Control of Building HVAC Systems, Vamsi Putta, Guangwei Zhu, Donghun Kim, Jianghai Hu, and James E. Braun

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Can Plants Save Money: A Look At The Biowall, Kevin L. Rodgers, William Hutzel, Mike Dana, and Rod Handy

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Global Sensitivity Analysis applied to Total Energy Use in Buildings, Roberto Ruiz, Stéphane Bertagnolio, and Vincent Lemort

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Sensitivity Analysis On Daylighting And Energy Performance of Perimeter Office Spaces, Hui Shen and Athanasios Tzempelikos

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The Dybamic Double Façade: An Integrated Approach to High Performance Building Envelopes, Edgar Stach, Bill Miller, and James Rose

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Rapid Assessment of Deep Retrofit System Solutions to Improve Energy Efficiency in DoD Installations and Buildings, Amit Surana, Russell D. Taylor, Satish Narayanan, and Kevin Otto

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Assessing the Retrofit Potential of Building Control Systems, Stephen J. Treado and Yan Chen

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Development And Evaluation Of A Simplified Modeling Approach For Hydraulic Systems, Yuebin Yu, Vivian Loftness, Daihong Yu, Yan Lu, and Volker Hartkopf

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Energy-saving Potential Study on Telecommunication Base Station Free Cooling With a Thermosyphon Heat Exchanger in China, Feng Zhou, Jie Chen, Guoyuan Ma, and Zhongliang Liu

Proceedings from 2010

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Investigation of Multilayered Phase-Change-Material Modeling in ESP-R, Fabio Almeida, Dahai Zhang, Alan S. Fung, and Wey H. Leong

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Analysis of Energy Performance of the Sustainable Archetype House at Kortright Centre, Rupayan Barua, Dahai Zhang, and Alan S. Fung

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Analysis of the Solar Radiation Distribution and Passive Thermal Response of an Attached Solarium/Greenhouse, Diane Bastien and Andreas K. Athienitis

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Energy Storage for Efficient Energy Utilization in Buildings, Sam Behzadi and Mohammed Mehdi Farid

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Solar Ejector Refrigerating And Air-Conditioning System (SERAS) For Tower Buildings, Dmytro Buyadgie, Sergii Nichenko, and Vitaliy Sechenyh

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Simplified Linear Models for Predictive Control of Advanced Solar Homes with Passive and Active Thermal Storage, Jose Agustin Candanedo and Andreas K. Athienitis

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Air Handling Unit Design for High Performance Buildings, J. Michael Carson

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Evaluation of Energy Savings for Buildings with Green Roofs Having Different Vegetation, Serdar Celik, William A. Retzlaff, and Susan Morgan

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Estimating a Building Airflow Network using CO2 Measurements from a Distributed Sensor Network, Y. Lisa Chen and Jin Wen

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Fire Safety Concern on Well-Sealed Green Buildings with Low OTTVs, C. L. Chow and W. K. Chow

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Energy Efficient Housing for the Lower Income Demographic: An Optimization Study, Nate Cooper and W. Travis Horton

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Large Eddy Simulation of Airflow in a Single Family House, Rashmin Damle, Manel Soria, Oriol Lehmkuhl, Guillem Colomer, and Assensi Oliva

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The Archetype Sustainable House: Investigating its potentials to achieving the net-zero energy status based on the results of a detailed energy audit, Aya Dembo, Alan Fung, Ka Long Ringo Ng, and Agatha Pyrka

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The Benefits of Component Based Architecture Through the Example of the North House, Chloe Doesburg

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Simulation-based Hybrid Ventilation System Design and Evaluation, Bing Dong, Yuebin Yu, and Yang Hu

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Advanced Dehumidification Analysis on Building America Homes Using EnergyPlus, Xia Fang, Jon Winkler, and Dane Christensen

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Dynamic Modeling and Validation of Radiant Ceiling Systems Coupled to its Environment, Nestor Fonseca, Cristian Cuevas, and Vincent Lemort

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Experimental Analysys of Radiant Ceiling Systems Coupled to its Environment, Nestor Fonseca, Cristian Cuevas, and Vincent Lemort

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Design, Implementation, and Monitoring of Purdue's First Green Roof, Heather Gall, Daniel Schuster, Chad Jafvert, and William Rhoads

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Influence of Window Types on Natural Ventilation of Residential Buildings in Hong Kong, Cai Feng GAO and Wai Ling LEE

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Modelling of Phase Change Material Implemented Into Cold Storage Application, Benjamin Gin, Mohammed M. Farid, and Pradeep K. Bansal

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Prediction of Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Expiratory Droplets in an Aircraft Cabin, Jitendra Gupta, Chao-Hsin Lin, and Qingyan Chen

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The impact of hot and cold storages on a solar absorption cooling system for an office building, Yin Hang and Ming Qu

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Review of Modern Spacecraft Thermal Control Technologies and Their Application to Next-Generation Buildings, Derek W. Hengeveld, James E. Braun, Eckhard A. Groll, and Andrew D. Williams

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Evaluating Energy Performance and Improvement Potential of China Office Buildings in the Hot Humid Climate against US Reference Buildings, Lesley Herrmann, Michael Deru, and John Zhai

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Feasibility Study of Indoor Light Energy Harvesting for Intelligent Building Environment Management, Qian Huang, Chao Lu, and Mark Shaurette

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Performance of HVAC System With Solar Reheat, William Hutzel, Scott Wilson, and Jacob Faiola

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Experimental Study of Mixed Convection Heat Transfer in Building Integrated Photovoltaic/Thermal Systems, Luis Miguel Candanedo Ibarra and Andreas Athienitis

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Energy Efficiency And CO2 Reduction In The Building Stock -The Role Of The Heat Pumps-, Rainer M. Jakobs and Hans-Juergen Laue

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Building-Integrated Photovoltaic/Thermal Systems – Numerical Prediction of Exterior Convective Heat Transfer Coefficients and Parametric Analysis, Chowdhury Mohammad Jubayer, Panagiota Karava, and Eric Savory

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The Status of Development and Research on CO2 Earth Heat Pipes for Geothermal Heat Pumps, Horst Kruse and Hans Russmann

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High Performance Facades for Heating and Cooling in Northern Climates, Ivan Yun Tong Lee, Christopher Black, and Bartosz A. Lomanowski

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High-Performance Building at Extreme Climate Locations - Comparative Analysis of Exterior Wall Assemblies Coupled With Thermal Mass at Case Study Buildings in Greenland and in Arizona, Vidar Lerum

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Influence of Windows Performance Parameters Changes on Building Energy Consumption, Zhengquan Liu, Yiwang Bao, and Haibo Liu

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Life-Cycle Performance Framework for Building Sustainability: Integration Beyond Building Science, Rodrigo Mora, Girma Bitsuamlak, and Miljana Horvat

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Savings Potential with Thermo-Active Ceilings & Free Cooling, Mark Allen Murphy

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How Building Analysis Software Promoted Educated Design Decisions for the International Studies Building at Indiana University, Daniel J. J. Overbey, William M. Brown, and Nicholas D. Worden

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Net-Zero Energy within Budget: The First Net-Zero Energy Public Library in Indiana, Daniel J. J. Overbey, William M. Brown, and Nicholas D. Worden

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Optimal Supervisory HVAC Control: Experiences in Australia, Glenn Platt, John K. Ward, and Josh Wall

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The Impact of Exterior Overhangs on the Daylighting Performance of Office Spaces, Sagar Rao and Athanasios Tzempelikos

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Development of an Advanced Radiation Exchange Module for Use in Simulation of Spaces with Radiant Systems, Devin Matthew Rohan, Athanasios Tzempelikos, and William Travis Horton

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Literature Review on the Calculation of Vertical Ground Heat Exchangers for Geothermal Heat Pump Systems, Wei Ruan and William Travis Horton

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Model-Based Performance Analysis of a Single Borehole in Ground Heat Exchanger, Wei Ruan and William Travis Horton

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Compact Integrated HVAC System for a Net-Positive Energy House for a Northern Climate - An Entry into the US D.O.E. 2009 Solar Decathlon, Toktam Saeid, Aya Dembo, Andrew Marston, Sebastien Brideau, Humphrey Tse, Alan S. Fung, and Mike Collins

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Utilizing Heat Dump Capacity of a Small Pond Attached to Infloor Slab of a Net-Zero Energy House, Toktam Saeid, Hessam Taherian, and Alan Fung

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Solar-Assisted Space Heating of a Highly Insulated Energy Efficient House, Toktam Saeid, Hessam Taherian, Alan Fung, and Humphrey Tse

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A Parametric Analysis for the Impact of Facade Design Options on the Daylighting Performance of Office Spaces, Hui Shen and Athanasios Tzempelikos

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Sustainable Design-Build as a Teaching Tool, Edgar Stach, Amy Howard, and James Rose

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Assessment and Optimization of Pumping Systems in Commercial Buildings, Gregory Scott Towsley

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Agent-Based Approaches for Adaptive Building HVAC System Control, Stephen Treado and Payam Delgoshaei

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The impact of manual light switching on lighting energy consumption for a typical office building, Athanasios Tzempelikos

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Development of a Residential Hot Water Heating System Using Passive Heating Method, Colin Usher and Adeel Khalid

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Energy Performance Comparison of Heating and Air Conditioning Systems for Multifamily Residential Buildings, Weimin Wang, Wei Jiang, Bing Liu, and Jian Zhang

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Simulation Study of Building Envelope Performance Using Microclimatic Meteorological Data, Rick Wai Ki Wu and Miljana Horvat

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Residential Housing Photovoltaic System Performance in a Northern Climate, Chanikarn Yimprayoon and Mojtaba Navvab

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Development of Monitoring System for the Sustainable Archetype House at Kortright Centre, Dahai Zhang, Rupayan Barua, and Alan S. Fung