Control of daylight level using slatted blinds is an effective means of energy saving. But proper judgment on the presence of direct sunlight is indispensable.
IBPSA 2009 - Glasgow, Scotland
International Building Simulation Conference 2009, Glasgow, Scotland.
Contains 307 papers.
Research on indoor environment for the terminal 1 of Chengdu Shuangliu international airport | 2009 | English
In this paper, indoor thermal environment of the Terminal 1 of Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CSIA) is taken as study object, by means of investigating, measuring and simulating based on computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes.
Utilization of thermal mass in the Toronto net zero energy house for thermal comfort and energy savings | 2009 | English
A detailed model of the Net Zero Energy Town House in Toronto is developed in TRNSYS.
Development of RIBA sub-process to assist reduction of building life cycle impact: integration of RIBA workstage with EU EIA legislation and ISO14040 | 2009 | English
Lack of attention to the early design process in relation to Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) has lead to an unsustainable built environment.
A new geographical information system-based approach to map and reduce energy-related CO2 emissions from UK dwellings | 2009 | English
This paper describes the development, demonstration and validation of an award-winning, domestic energy, carbon-counting and carbon-reduction model (DECoRuM) with the capability of measuring, modelling and mapping energy-related CO2 emissions from
Accuracy of the Portuguese EPBD implemented thermal performance calculation procedures - RCCTE | 2009 | English
The driving force of the thermal regulations revision in the European Union (EU) was the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive – EPBD (European Commission, 2003).
Investigating CO2 emission reductions in existing urban housing using a community domestic energy model | 2009 | English
This paper presents the development of an energy and carbon model of existing dwellings and its application to urban housing.
The dynamic model of the influence of energy price changes on energy saving investments in buildings | 2009 | English
The paper describes the simulation model for the prediction of the dynamic behavior of the complex system. The system includes as the main element the energy saving projects together with the elements from the environment.
Efficiency of solar radiation on heating energy conservation of residential buildings | 2009 | English
In this paper, energy saving potential utilizing the heating effect of solar radiation is analyzed by simulation.
Preliminary application of a methodology for risk assessment of thermal failures in buildings subject to climate change | 2009 | English
Climate change is now recognized as a prime challenge of the 21st century. It is increasingly clear that there is a need to take action in order to adapt specific buildings to changing circumstances, in a cost-effective way.
Adoption of dynamic simulation for an energy performance rating tool for Korean residential buildings: EDEM-Samsung | 2009 | English
Currently, there is a high emphasis on reducing the energy consumption and carbon emissions of buildings worldwide. Korea is facing an emerging issue of energy savings in buildings in perspective of new green economic policy.
Following the introduction of the Energy Performance of Building Directive 2002/91/Ce (EPBD) the energy performance evaluation of buildings takes on a significant role in respect to legal requirements and to the Energy Performance Certification ma
Testing and validation of simulation tools of HVAC mechanical equipment including their control strategies. Part I: description of the validation test cases | 2009 | English
This paper presents the work carried out under Subtask D of the International Energy Agency SHC Task 34/ECBCS Annex 43 (Testing and Validation of Building Energy Simulation Tools).
Advanced control and operation of HVAC systems in buildings is one of the most promising energy efficient technologies. However, there is still significant energy saving potential in these systems.
The PSTAR (Primary and Secondary Terms Analysis and Renormalization) method was developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to determine the key thermal parameters of a building from short-term outdoor test results.
Commissioning of a Coupled Earth Tube and Natural Ventilation System at the Post-Acceptance Step | 2009 | English
In this paper, the environment and energy performance of an actual coupled earth tube and natural ventilation system in a gymnasium was measured during the post-acceptance step in two operation states: no ventilation and natural ventilation.
Development and use of equation based simulation tools to support audit of commercial buildings | 2009 | English
A series of new simulation tools are being developed to help the building energy auditor in establishing his diagnosis (including benchmarking and detailed analysis of actual energy consumption) and in evaluating the selected Energy Conservation O
Validation of the building thermal simulation tool focused on effect of external environment | 2009 | English
In this study, the data related to the thermal performance of a single family house, such as room temperatures, incident solar radiations on external surfaces, form factors between external surfaces and outside environment were measured and compar
Energy consumption in buildings is currently a real problem. That is why both assessment of energy performance and effective energy management are essential.
As a part of commissioning case study, the cooling ceiling system of a commercial building in Brussels is experimentally evaluated by means of a functional test procedure and a detailed thermal model of this system.