uSIM 2018 Proceedings


Proceedings of the IBPSA-Scotland Conference uSIM18 Urban Energy Simulation, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. November 30, 2018

Session 1: Stakeholder Engagement in Energy Design

REGIONAL MODELLING OF DOMESTIC ENERGY CONSUMPTION USING STAKEHOLDER GENERATED VISIONS AS SCENARIOS
Simon Lannon, Heledd Iorwerth, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt

A KNOWLEDGE AND COMMUNICATION PLATFORM INTEGRATING A BUILT ENVIRONMENT TOOL TO FOSTER COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON THE TRANSITION TO A LOW CARBON ENERGY SYSTEM
Giulia Barbano, Mike Oates

Session 2: Urban Microclimate

TOWARDS PERFORMANCE BASED VALIDATION OF THE U.S. CLIMATIC ZONING BASED ON THE ASHRAE STANDARD 90.1-2013
Angelica Walsh, Daniel Cóstola, and L.C.Labaki

PREDICTING LOCAL WIND PRESSURE COEFFICIENTS FOR OBSTRUCTED BUILDINGS USING MACHINE LEARNING TECHNIQUES
Ioanna Vrachimi, Daniel Costola

URBAN CLIMATE – IMPACT ON ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND THERMAL COMFORT OF BUILDINGS
Urs Grossenbacher, Jan Remund

Session 3: Generating Data for Urban Energy Modelling

A PROBABILISTIC APPROACH TO ALLOCATE MISSING BUILDING PARAMETERS WITHIN DISTRICT ENERGY SIMULATIONS
Ina De Jaeger, Jesus Lago, Dirk Saelens

COMMUNITY-SCALE HOUSEHOLD ACTIVITY MODELLING USING TIME USE DATA
Yohei Yamaguchi, Yuka Kambayashi, Takeshi Okada, Ayako Taniguchi-Matsuoka, Yoshiyuki Shimoda

COMMUNITY SCALE DYNAMIC BUILDING SIMULATIONS USING PROBABILISTIC BEHAVIOURAL PATTERNS
Peter McCallum David Jenkins Andrew Peacock

Session 4: Design and Optimisation

INNOVATIVE DESIGN TOOLS FOR REFURBISHING OF BUILDINGS AT BUILDING AND DISTRICT LEVEL
Dimitrios Ntimos, Nick Purshouse

A NEW APPROACH PROPOSED TO EVALUATE THE COST OPTIMAL AND NEARLY ZERO ENERGY LEVELS OF BUILDINGS AND DISTRICT ENERGY SYSTEMS TOGETHER IN SETTLEMENTS
Ece Kalaycioglu, Ayse Zerrin Yilmaz

Session 5: Stock Modelling Tools and Techniques

DEVELOPING HIGH-RESOLUTION BOTTOM-UP BUILDING STOCK MODELS USING AERIAL IMAGES AND DYNAMIC SIMULATION
Jack Byres, Ioanna Vrachimi, Daniel Cóstola

BUILDING ARCHETYPES IN URBAN ENERGY MODELS. A COMPARATIVE CASE STUDY BETWEEN DETERMINISTIC AND STATISTICAL METHODS IN ANDORRA
María Paula Guillaumet, Patricia Borges, Martí Rosas-Casals, Oriol Travesset-Baro

OPEN SCIENCE BUILDING STOCK MODELLING: AN EXAMPLE USING GBXML, OPENBUILDING AND ENERGYPLUS
Steven K Firth, Bianca Howard, Jonathan A Wright

Session 6: Flexibility and Responsive Demand

REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES TO ENABLE COMMUNITY-SCALE DEMAND RESPONSE STRATEGY DESIGN
Rami El Geneidy, Bianca Howard

SOURCES OF ENERGY FLEXIBILITY IN DISTRICT HEATING NETWORKS: BUILDING THERMAL INERTIA VERSUS THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE IN THE NETWORK PIPES
Annelies Vandermeulen, Glenn Reynders, Bram van der Heijde, Dirk Vanhoudt, Robbe Salenbien, Dirk Saelens, Lieve Helsen

MODELLING RESPONSIVE DEMAND FROM ELECTRIFIED DOMESTIC HEATING AND STORAGE UNDER DIFFERENT OPERATING STRATEGIES
John Allison, Andrew Cowie, Graeme Flett, Jon Hand, Graeme Hawker, Nick Kelly

Addtional Papers

UNWRAPPING THE DEVELOPMENT AND THE POTENTIALS OF THE GREY BOX MODELLING APPROACH
Sadaf Alam, Marcus Keane