Design of different energy-efficient office buildings in Norway with different energy concepts were studied with a number of different simulation tools.
IBPSA 2009 - Glasgow, Scotland
International Building Simulation Conference 2009, Glasgow, Scotland.
Contains 307 papers.
Finite element modelling of coupled heat and moisture transfer in typical earth-sheltered building envelope | 2009 | English
It is necessary to do research on the heat and moisture transfer in the earth-sheltered building for getting a better underground environment.
Analysis of life cycle energy consumption and environmental load of insulation design for residential buildings in China | 2009 | English
Increasing insulation thickness may reduce the energy consumption and environmental load in building operation phase, but may also increase those in insulation production phase.
Support system for improvement and prediction of the energy performance of an apartment envelope in schematic design | 2009 | English
Establishing the appropriate measure for estimating and improving the energy performance of a new building is very important at Schematic Design.
The purpose of this study is to propose an optimal design method for the energy system in apartment house using a genetic algorithm and to examine the possibility for the energy conservation of a designed energy system.
The effect of PCM interior finishing material with moisture sorption and desorption characteristics on hygrothermal control of rooms | 2009 | English
In this paper, the hygrothermal controll material, the interior finishing material with moisture sorption and desorption characteristics containing PCM (Phase Change Material utilizing latent heat), is developed to provide the function of constant
Comparative study of ventilation strategies in residential apartment buildings under uncertainty | 2009 | English
In this paper, eight ventilation strategies in a typical apartment floor plan in Jeju, Korea were studied.
This paper addresses the optimal design of residential ventilation systems in an apartment floor plan in Korea.
Optimization of daylight in buildings to save energy and to improve visual comfort: analysis in different latitudes | 2009 | English
Natural light is irreplaceable because it is a full-spectrum light, it changes during the day and it is different every day of the year.
Modelling technical and economical benefits of three low energy techniques applied to a commercial office building | 2009 | English
This paper reports a modelling study on quantitative assessment of economical benefits of three low energy solutions that could be easily applied to a large number of office buildings in the delta area of Yangtze River, where climate is characteri
Establishing a simplified correlation between a proposed double skin façade and a thermally equivalent single skin façade for dynamic building energy modelling | 2009 | English
Advanced façade systems such as double skin facades are increasingly common. However, evaluation of performance in terms of energy and comfort is not always possible.
Predicting the temperature profile of indoor buildings by using orthonormal basis functions | 2009 | English
Orthonormal Basis Functions (OBF) is a structure of dynamic models that have been applied in different classes of dynamic systems.
Effects of differences in a town’s configuration and the building surface components on urban warming were investigated. One of the most traditional and now urbanized districts in Osaka was selected as the objective.
The knowledge of the local loss coefficients is important for the accurate calculation of ventilation duct pressure loss.
Investigating changes in façades’ energy balance according to coating optical properties | 2009 | English
Cooling energy refurbishment of buildings can be achieved by coating the outdoor walls with paints that have high solar reflectance (0.3-2.5µm) and high thermal emittance (4-80µm).
Presented work is devoted to numerical analysis of wind flow in vicinity of recently renovated historical building. The analysed building is a part of larger old post industrial complex transformed into cultural centre.
Research on measurement and simulation of the wind environment around buildings in campus | 2009 | English
The wind environment around a building influences human lives and the design of it. Simulation by CFD software is a main method used to study wind environment.
Dual stage simulations to study the microclimatic effects of trees on thermal comfort in a residential building, Cairo, Egypt | 2009 | English
This paper describes an outdoor-indoor thermal investigation of a multifamily residential building during summer in Cairo, Egypt.
Recurrent neural networks and neuro-inverse approach for estimating the thermal diffusivity of building materials | 2009 | English
According to both the actual energy context and the latest laws meeting EU requirements about energy certification schemes for buildings, carrying out an energy performance diagnosis is mandatory, notably when buying or selling buildings.
Progress in simulation of a thermal probe: Modelling the probe to sample conductance | 2009 | English
This paper describes the latest developments in the simulation of a thermal probe apparatus, building on earlier work as reported by de Wilde et al. (2007). The work focuses on researching the role of the probe to sample conductance H.