SIMBUILD 2012
Technical PapersWednesday, August 1, 9:20 – 10:20Session 1aRealTime Optimization Strategies for Building Systems V. Zavala (paper  presentation) SimulationBased Optimization of HVAC Control for Demand Response in Large Commercial Buildings J. Zhu, L. Shen, R. Yin, Y. Lu (paper  presentation) MultiObjective Optimization for Building Retrofit Strategies E. Asadi (paper  presentation)Session 1bMapping HVAC Systems for Simulation in EnergyPlus M. Basarkar (paper  presentation) Development of a Flexible Multizone Multifamily Building Simulation Model M. Malhotra, P. Im (paper  presentation) Creating Zoning Approximations to Building Energy Models Using The Koopman Operator M. Georgescu, B.Eisenhower, I. Mezic (paper  presentation)Session 1cAn Investigation to Optimize the Mechanical Systems to Meet Comfort Criteria in a Large Atrium A. Marston, E. Yazdanshenas, O. Baumann (paper  presentation) Towards Better Modeling of Residential Thermostats B.Urban, D. Elliott, and O. Sachs (paper  presentation) Application and Assessment of Stochastic Occupant Models in EnergyPlus S. Dutton (paper  presentation) Wednesday, August 1, 10:40 – 12:00Session 2aWindowWall Interface Correction Factors: Thermal Modeling of Integrated Fenestration and Opaque Envelope Systems for Improved Prediction of Energy Use M. Bhandari, R. Srinivasan(paper  presentation) Virtual Mockup Modeling as Study Model of Building Envelope Performance and Design M. Maing (paper  presentation) Thermal Performance of ThreeDimensional Building Envelope Assemblies and Details for Improving the Accuracy of Whole Building Performance Simulation C. Cianfrone, N. Norris, P. Roppel (paper  presentation) The Database of Eqyptian Beuilding Envelopes (DEBE): A Tool for Building Energy Simulations O. Wanas, S. Attia (paper  presentation)Session 2bSwimming Pool Hall HVAC Modelling, Simulation and End of Setback Artificial Neural Network Prediction: A Detailed Case Study A. Costa, R. Sterling, M. Keane, T. Messervey (paper  presentation) ControlOriented Modeling and Calibration of Building Energy Models Using Modelica B. Eisenhower (paper  presentation) Automated Calibration of Design Stage Energy Models for Use in Building Operations M. Munshi, B. Coffey, M. Munshi, J. An (paper  presentation) Comparison of Two Different Simulation Programs While Calibrating the Same Building S. Singh, A. Martinez, K. Kensek, M. Schiler (paper  presentation) Wednesday, August 1, 1:30 – 2:50Session 3aComparative Analysis of AirToAir Heat Pump Models for Building Energy Simulation H. Blervaque, S. Filfli, P. Stabat, C. Muresan, D. Marchio (paper  presentation) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of PreCooling in a Hybrid Ground Source Heat Pump A. Pertzborn, G. Nellis, S. Klein (paper  presentation) Feasibility of Combined Solar/Heat Pump Systems for NetZero Buildings G. Marsicek (paper  presentation) The Energy Saving Potential of MembraneBased Enthalpy Recovery in VAV System for Commercial Office Buildings L. Wang, P. Haves, J. Breshears (paper  presentation)Session 3bZonal Approach to Dynamic Modeling of Thermally Stratified Spaces T. Moore (paper  presentation) Streamlined Multizone Model Creation J. DeGraw, W. Bahnfleth, A. Musser (paper  presentation) Application of New Natural Ventilation System Design Tools to a School Building S. Emmerich, W. Dols, B. Polidoro (paper  presentation) WindDriven Natural Ventilation in a LowRise Building G. Bitsuamlak (paper  presentation) Thursday, August 2, 9:00 – 10:20Session 4aAssessing Thermal Bridges in Commercial Wall Systems A. Love (paper  presentation) A Parametric Study of the Thermal Performance of Double Skin Facades at Different Geographical Locations Using Annual Energy Simulation E. Pekdemir, R. Muehleisen (paper  presentation) Conduction Transfer Functions in TRNSYS Multizone Building Model: Current Implementation, Limitations and Possible Improvements B. Delcroix, M. Kummert, A. Daoud, M. Hiller (paper  presentation) Passivhaus and Net Zero Residential Designs: a Simulation Based Design Process for the Next Generation of Green Homes M. Soltaniehha, J. Gardzelewski, G. Tan (paper  presentation)Session 4bPrediction of UrbanRelated Perturbations in Climate to be Used in Building Energy Analyses B. Bueno, L. Norford (paper  presentation) Urban Microclimate and Pedestrian Thermal Comfort: Assessment and Application in Urban Planning and Design Practice J. Huang (paper  presentation) Generative Urban Modeling: A Design Tool for Sustainable Cities T. Rakha, C. Reinhart, J. Jakubiec (paper  presentation) Environment Mapping for Fast and Robust Calculation of Indirect Radiant Energy L. Schumann, D. Greenberg (paper  presentation) Thursday, August 2, 10:40 – 12:00Session 5aAutotune E+ Building Energy Models J. New, J. Sanyal, M. Bhandari, S. Shrestha(paper  presentation) Defaults Data of Thermal and Mechanical Systems Descriptors for Simplified Energy Use Evaluation of Canadian Houses A. Parekh (paper  presentation) An Interactive Workbench for Monitoring, Identification and Calibration of Building Energy Models P. Dybskiy, R. Richman (paper  presentation) Estimation of Thermal Parameters of Buildings through Inverse Modeling and Clustering for a Portfolio of Buildings Y. Lee, L. An, R. Horesh, Y. Chae (paper  presentation)Session 5bAssessment of the Technical Potential of Natural Ventilation in Existing California Commercial Buildings Using Models Derived from a Building Stock Database S. Brunswick, S. Dutton, C. Banks, P. Haves (paper  presentation) Annual Coupled EnergyPlus and Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Natural Ventilation R. Zhang (paper  presentation) Coupled EnergyPlus and CFD for Annual Natural Ventilation Simulation R. Zhang, K. Lam, S. Yao, Y. Zhang (paper  presentation) Using CFD Simulations to Improve the Modeling of Window Discharge Coefficients E. Hult, M. Fischer, G. Iaccarino (paper  presentation) Thursday, August 2, 1:30 – 2:30Session 6aA New WebBased Climate & Hourly Timeseries Data Delivery System Providing Global Support for Precision Modeling and Analyses C. Khuen (paper  presentation) A Framework for Generating Stochastic Meteorological Years for RiskConscious Design of Buildings B. Lee, Y. Sun, C. Paredis, G. Augenbroe (paper  presentation) Simulating the Genius Loci of Wind B. Wang, T. Dogan, C. Reinhart (paper  presentation)Session 6bTilted Glazing in Building Simulation and FormRefining of Complex Facades W. Ko, M. Schiler, K. Kensek, P. Simmonds (paper  presentation) Scripted Building Energy Modeling and Analysis E. Hale, D. Macumber, K. Benne, D. Goldwasser (paper  presentation) New Methods for the Construction and Interpretation of High Dimensional Parametric Building Energy Models K. Pratt, D. Bosworth (paper  presentation)Session 6cAll the Ways of Meeting a Target: Calculating a Solution Surface Using GenOpt B. Coffey, D. TuhusDubrow (paper  presentation) Optimization of Typical US HVAC Systems Through Improved Controls C. Luo, A. Marston, O. Baumann (paper  presentation) Modeling HVAC Optimization Control Strategies for High Performance Buildings P. Wilkinson, C. Olmsted, V. Priolo (paper  presentation) Thursday, August 2, 2:50 – 4:10Session 7aOn the InterModel Comparison Exercises of Whole Building HAM Simulation Using the BESTEST Building D. Costola (paper  presentation) A Systematic Approach to Hygrothermal Modeling and Compliance with Failure Criteria Using WUFI P. Mantha (paper  presentation) Proposed TRNSYS Model for Storage Tanks with Encapsulated Phase Change Materials K. D’Avignon (paper  presentation) Numerical Thermal Performance Analysis of PCMs Integrated with Residential Attics A. Fallahi, N. Shukla, J. Kosny (paper  presentation)Session 7bFault Diagnosis in HVAC Systems Based on the Heat Flow Model A. Schiendorfer, G. Zimmermann, Y. Lu, G. Lo (paper  presentation) An Integrated Infrastructure for RealTime Building Energy Modeling and FDD B. Dong (paper  presentation) Minimizing Training Requirements for Inverse Building Modeling J. Cai, J. Braun (paper  presentation) Continuous Comissioning Based on Extended Fault Detection and Diagnosis G. Zimmermann, G. Lo, Y. Lu (paper  presentation) Thursday, August 2, 4:20 – 5:20Session 8aBuilding Performance Metrics Calculation and Visualization for K12 School Buildings in New York City Y. Lee, F. Liu, H. Jiang, J. Snowdon, M. Bobker (paper  presentation) Reality Impacts Energy Use: From Dream Time to Real Time J. Steinbock, J. Douglas, J. Gauthier, C. Iacono (paper  presentation) A Process for, and Results from, Whole Campus Energy Conservation by Statistical Extrapolation of Calibrated Energy Models P. Erickson (paper  presentation)Session 8bEnergy and Cost Savings of RetroCommissioning and Retrofit Measures for Large Office Buildings W. Wang, J. Zhang (paper  presentation) The Renovation and Rehabilitation of Historic Building Envelopes: An InDepth Building Performance and Thermal Comfort Analysis T. Zakrzewski (paper  presentation) Scalable Methodology for Energy Efficiency Retrofit Decision Analysis Y. Heo, F. Zhao, S. Lee, Y. Sun, J. Kim, G. Augenbroe, D. Graziano, L. Guzowski, R. Muehleisen (paper  presentation)Session 8cA Demonstration of the RunTime Coupling of ESPr and TRNSYS F. MacDonald, R. Jost, I. BeausoleilMorrison, M. Kummert, T. McDowell, A. Ferguson (paper  presentation) Validation of the Window and the Room Models of the Modelica Buildings Library T. Nouidui, M. Wetter, W. Zuo (paper  presentation) Comparison of EnergyPlus and DOE2 Detailed WindowHeat Transfer Models N. Kruis, C. Booten, C. Christensen (paper  presentation) Friday, August 3, 9:00 – 10:20Session 9aBuilding System Energy Failure Modes Analysis Using Whole Building Energy Simulation K. Otto, B. Eisenhower, Z. O’Neill, S. Yuan, S. Narayanan, I. Mezic (paper  presentation) ReducedOrder Building Modeling for Application to ModelBased Predictive Control D. Kim, J. Braun (paper  presentation) Automating Building Thermal Model Reduction with Hierarchical Aggregation J. Dobbs, B. Hencey (paper  presentation) ReducedOrder Modeling for Control of Indoor Building Airflows S. Ahuja, S. Narayanan, E. Cliff, J. Burns (paper  presentation)Session 9bThe Impact of Systems Integration on the Daylighting Performance of Skylights in Offices L. Ghobad, W. Place, C. Reinhart (paper  presentation) Challenges to Integrated Daylighting and Electric Lighting Simulation Methods in a WholeBuilding Energy Simulation Context R. Guglielmetti, J. Scheib (paper  presentation) Hardware Accelerated Computation of Direct Solar Radiation through Transparent Shades and Screens N. Jones, D. Greenberg (paper  presentation) Evaluating the Impact of Shading Devices on the Indoor Thermal Comfort of Residential Buildings in Egypt A. Ali (paper  presentation) Friday, August 3, 10:40 – 12:00Session 10aUrban Daylight Analysis – Simulating the DaylitArea of Cities Via a Combination of Exterior Daysim Simulatons AND Interior Fitting Functions T. Dogan, C. Reinhart (paper  presentation) Performance Modeling for a Sustainable Master Plan K. Raines (paper  presentation) Towards Validated Urban Solar Radiation Maps Based on LiDAR Measurements, GIS Data, and Hourly DAYSIM Simulations J. Jakubiec, C. Reinhart (paper  presentation) Preliminary Evaluation of A Daylight Performance Indicator for Urban Analysis: Facade Vertical Daylight Factor per Unit Floor Area J. Zhang, C. Heng, L. MaloneLee, Y. Huang, P. Janssen, J. Hii, I. Nazim (paper  presentation)Session 10bAn Improved Simple Chilled Water Cooling Coil Model L. Wang, F. Buhl, P. Haves (paper  presentation) Issues Arising from the Use of Chilled Beams in Energy Models F. Betz (paper  presentation) A Review of How Different Energy Tools Address Ventilation as Part of LowFlow VAV HVAC Systems A. Corney, S. Gardiner (paper  presentation) Influence of Design and Operating Conditions on Underfloor Air Distribution (UFAD) System Energy and Comfort Performance T. Webster (paper  presentation) Friday, August 3, 1:30 – 2:30Session 11aCostEffective Recommendations for 15% Above Code Energy Efficiency Measures Based on the ASHRAE 90.12007 for Commercial Buildings in Texas: Small Office H. Kim, J. Haberl, J. Baltazar (paper  presentation) CostBenefit Analysis of Energy Conservation Measures L. Hendricken, K. Otto, P. Gurian, J. Wen, W. Sisson (paper  appendix  presentation) An Energy Analysis Method to Answer the Problem of Cost Effective Balancing of Efficiency Measures and Renewable Energy Contributions C. Kirney, A. Parekh, K. Paget (paper  presentation)Session 11bSimple Design Tools for EarthAir Heat Exchangers R. Muehleisen, Y. Heo (paper  presentation) A Passive Design Procedure to Reduce the Solar Heat Gain During Overheat Period K. Hsu (paper  presentation) Invited PresentationsSOON
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