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eSIM 2020 Conference Proceedings

  • Modeling And Design Of An Energy-efficient Greenhouse For A Cold Region
    Wei, Anni; Nourozi, Behrouz; Chen, Yuxiang
  • Forecasting building energy performance using machine learning methods: To what extent should we trust it?
    Taheri, Mahnameh; Parry, Colin; Hermanowicz, Agnieszka; Wegienka, Alan
  • A Method for Exploring Occupant-related Uncertainty during Simulation-aided Office Building Design
    Abuimara, Tareq; O’Brien, William; Gunay, Burak
  • Occupancy-based predictive control of an outdoor air intake damper: A case study
    Hobson, Brodie W.; Gunay, H. Burak; Ashouri, Araz; Newsham, Guy R.
  • A Hybrid Numerical-Analytical Method to Evaluate Short-Term Temperatures Changes in Geothermal Boreholes
    Prieto, Carlos; Cimmino, Massimo
  • Uncertainties of Building Energy Simulation and the Implications for the British Columbia Energy Step Code
    Foroushani, Sepehr
  • Temporal Resolution of Measurements and the Effects on Calibrating Building Energy Models
    Khayatian, Fazel; Bollinger, Andrew; Heer, Philipp
  • Potential of the deep learning-based model for prediction of supply air temperature from air-handling units
    Ahamed, Md Shamim; Zmeureanu, Radu; Candanedo, José
  • Forecasting the electric demand of an HVAC System with deep learning-based techniques
    Runge, Jason; Zmeureanu, Radu
  • Multi-objective Battery Energy Storage Control Modeling for Residences Within Utilities
    Campbell, Byrne; Swan, Lukas
  • Method of sensitivity analysis applied to a NECB-2017 reference institutional building
    Rafael Guaraldi da Silva, Pedro; Zmeureanu, Radu
  • Data analysis, Modelling and energy flexibility assessment in an educational building in Canada
    Morovat, Navid; Candanedo, José Agustín (1,2); Athienitis, Andreas K
  • CO2 Network for Thermal Management in Buildings
    Bastani, Arash; Eslami-Nejad, Parham
  • Fault detection and diagnosis of air temperature sensors in an air handling unit using machine learning techniques
    Bezyan, Behrad; Zmeureanu, Radu
  • Quantifying the scalability of reduced-order grey-box energy models for commercial building stock modeling
    Shamsi, Mohammad Haris (1,3); Ali, Usman; Mangina, Eleni; O’Donnell, James
  • Simulation-based Assessment of Air-Source Heat Pump Sizing Using Enhanced Component Model
    Prud’homme, Solange; Breton, Stéphanie; Tamasauskas, Justin; Sager, Jeremy
  • Minimizing the performance gap of A-Rated Buildings while supporting high levels of user comfort.
    Kerrigan, Ruth; West, Roger; Shiel, Pat; Saini, Niti; Pyburn, Ian
  • Verification of occupant-related aspects of the National Building Code in Canada
    Abdeen, Ahmed (1,2); O’Brien, William; Gunay, Burak
  • Intelligent Community Control
    Naughton, Kate; Conaghan, Catherine
  • Anomaly detection in district operation systems
    Bode, Gerrit; Bogdan, Ansas; Baranski, Marc; Müller, Dirk
  • Building Integrated Photovoltaic/Thermal (BIPV/T) (Air Based) System and its Potential Building Facades Application in Toronto, Canada
    Hasan, Javeriya; Alan, Fung
  • Linked Data Framework for Urban and National Scale Building Energy Modelling
    Allan, James; Fierz, Leonie; Bollinger, Andrew; Orehounig, Kristina
  • A novel approach for assessing Solar Assisted Heat Pump (SAHP) system incorporation in domestic hot water heating applications
    Teamah, Heba; Lightstone, Marilyn
  • Evaluating the Thermal Impacts of Different Masonry Wall Tie Designs Using FEM
    Shao, Yue; Ismaiel, Maysoun; Chen, Yuxiang
  • Energy flexible building: predictive load management of passive and active energy storage under a Demand Response Program
    Date, Jennifer; Candanedo, Jose (1,2); Athienitis, Andreas; Lavigne, Karine
  • Energy sharing potential in mixed-use cluster
    Singh, Kuljeet; Hachem-Vermette, Caroline
  • Knowledge and skills gaps of Canadian building performance modellers and recommendations for professional certification
    Doré, Nina; O’Brien, William; Berardi, Umberto; Beausoleil-Morrison, Ian; Carrizo, Sebastián
  • Preparing Weather Data for Real-time Building Energy Simulation
    MeshkinKiya, Maryam; Paolini, Riccardo
  • Designing Mixed-Use Recreational Facilities to Meet TEDI, TEUI, GHGI, and Thermal Comfort Targets
    Chan, Jeanie; Frisque, Andrea; Liu, Haobo; Drope, Luisa
  • A simulation-based sandbox for testing occupant-centric control strategies
    Ouf, Mohamed M.; Bowden, Erik; Park, June Y.; Gunay, Burak
  • Energy demand prediction in smart buildings using advanced machine learning techniques
    Arias-Requejo, Desiree; Alonso-Gonzalez, Carlos J.; Pulido, Belarmino; Keane, Marcus M.
  • Optimised IES-VE model calibration methodology integrating IoT, smart meter and BMS data
    Guerra Cabrera, Adalberto; Kerrigan, Ruth
  • Modelling and Assessment of Cloud Based Smart Dual Fuel Switching System (SDFSS) of Residential Hybrid HVAC System for Simultaneous Reduction of Energy Cost and Greenhouse Gas Emission Under Smart Grid Infrastructure
    Demirezen, Gulsun; Fung, Dr. Alan S.
  • Analyzing building envelope retrofit strategies using a neural network model based on sensor data
    Deb, Chirag; Dai, Zhonghao; Schlueter, Arno
  • A calibrated RC model for data-driven retrofit analysis of a residential building
    Sigrist, Diego; Deb, Chirag; Schlueter, Arno
  • Modelling and Optimization of Battery Capacity for Resiliency in a Building-level Microgrid
    Lytle, Jeremy; Fung, Alan; Attai, Falon; Nichilo, Livio
  • Applying data driven thermal modeling techniques to provide office occupants with time to setpoint estimates
    Brackley, Connor; O’Brien, William; Trudel, Chantal
  • Modeling and simulation of a dual temperature BTES system
    Ahmadfard, Mohammadamin; Bernier, Michel
  • Net-Zero Carbon Study for the Centre Block Rehabilitation Project
    Michalak, Michael; Daniel, Knapp; Kerrigan, Brett; McRae, Selena; Guenard, Clement; Sing, Martin
  • Estimation of Reduction in Energy Consumption, Energy Cost and Greenhouse Gas Emission Achieved through Gas-fired Absorption Heat Pump using a Calibrated Building Energy Simulation Model in eQUEST
    Baig, Altamash Ahmad; Fung, Alan
  • Energy performance advantages of using multiple compressors in a heat pump operating in heating mode
    Viviescas, Geoffrey; Saidi, Houaida; Bernier, Michel; Kummert, Michael
  • A new framework of conducting parametric analysis on EnergyPlus models via R
    Jia, Hongyuan; Chong, Adrian
  • Influence of early stage design variables and thermal mass on energy flexibility in net-zero energy buildings
    Yip, Samson; Athienitis, Andreas K.; Lee, Bruno
  • Climate Change Impact on Utility of District Heating in New Development Context
    McCarty, Justin Francis; Rysanek, Adam M
  • Net-Zero Navigator: A platform for interactive net-zero building design using surrogate modelling
    Faure, Gaëlle; Westermann, Paul; Cant, Kevin; Rulff, David; Evins, Ralph
  • Inference of Building Archetypes and Schedules from City of Victoria Open Data
    Therrien, Garrett Edward Sylva; Christiaanse, Theodor Victor; Evins, Ralph
  • Evaluation of the robustness of prescriptive building energy code energy conservation measures
    Wills, Adam Douglas; Macdonald, Iain; Marjaba, Ghassan
  • Proposition of a humidity control strategy for a calibrated greenhouse model with realistic controls in TRNSYS
    Lalonde, Timothe William; Monfet, Danielle; Haillot, Didier
  • Optimization of an Earth Tube System by Means of Factorial Analysis
    Barzegar Ganji, Hoda (1,2); Utzinger, Michael
  • A techno-economic assessment of residential energy refurbishments in Canada’s remote and rural communities: A case study
    Coady, Joe; Duquette, Jean
  • Energy Codes Performance Assessment of ASHRAE 90.1 and the NECB
    Hepting, Curt
  • A Parametric Study on the Relationship between Geometric Envelope Parameters and HVAC Systems
    Barssoum, Mariana; Vuong, Edward; Macdonald, Iain
  • Energy and Economic Analysis of Cold-Climate Heat Pumps in Commercial Buildings in Canada
    Haddad, Kamel; Lubun, Mike; Lopez, Phylroy; Kirney, Chris
  • Analysis of Feature Importance in Modeling Ground Source Heat Pump Systems Using Broad Parametric Analysis, Load Characterization and Artificial Neural Networks
    Rulff, David (1,2); Cant, Kevin; Christiaanse, Theodor Victor; Evins, Ralph
  • Multi-Stage Agent-Based Optimization of Building Layouts for Energy Performance
    Rulff, David; Evins, Ralph
  • Application of phase change materials in the solar energy greenhouse exposed to cold climate
    Singh Grewal, Arshdeep; Kavgic, Miroslava
  • Integrated Design of Building Envelope and Mechanical Systems for Occupant Thermal Comfort through Building Simulation
    Ye, Kevin Kai; Yang, Xiangjin; Graham, Simon; Scott, Lyle
  • Multi-objective Optimization of a Coupled BIPV/T-Solid Desiccant Cooling System for a Warm and Humid Climate
    Bonyadi, Nima; Nibandhe, Aditya; Rounis, Efstratios; Lee, Bruno; Athienitis, Andreas; Bagchi, Ashutosh
  • Understanding the Influence of Heating/Cooling Modes on Occupant Thermal Comfort Perception
    Jung, Wooyoung; Jazizadeh, Farrokh
  • Exploring the Performance Requirements of a Net Zero Energy Ready Code
    Vuong, Edward; Macdonald, Iain; Barssoum, Mariana
  • Validated transient model of a novel radiant cooling panel
    Sheppard, Denon; Rysanek, Adam
  • Extending the Fanger PMV model to include the effect of non-thermal conditions on thermal comfort
    Crosby, Sarah; Rysanek, Adam