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On key parameters influencing building energy performance
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2015 (English)In: 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings, International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), 2015, 480-487 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

This paper describes the methodology used for selecting the most influential parameters on the energy performance of a building, using limited computing power. Detailed building energy performance models development and their manual calibration are depicted. Novel interfaces for the connection of a detailed building simulation software with advanced analytics are then presented. After a first screening of the parameters by domain experts, two techniques are deployed on the models to reduce the number of parameters to be considered in an automatic calibration process: boundaries check and Morris method. The methodology is applied on two non-residential buildings. Finally, the study results are presented, providing deep insight on the buildings energy performance and thus setting the basis for automatic model calibration and faults detection.

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International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), 2015. 480-487 p.
Keyword [en]
Computer software, Energy efficiency, Automatic calibration, Automatic modeling, Building energy performance, Building simulation, Energy performance, Faults detection, Manual calibration, Residential building, Buildings
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Civil Engineering
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-194681ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84976352012OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-194681DiVA: diva2:1050446
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14th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association, BS 2015, 7 December 2015 through 9 December 2015
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QC 20161129

Available from: 2016-11-29 Created: 2016-10-31 Last updated: 2016-11-29Bibliographically approved

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