Research on Techniques for Building Energy Model

Dimitrios-Stavros Kapetanakis, Eleni Mangina, Donal Finn

Abstract

Forecasting of building thermal and cooling loads, without the use of simulation software, can be achieved using data from Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS). Experience in building modelling has shown that data analysis is a key factor in order to produce accurate results. Commercial buildings incorporate BEMS to control the Heating Ventilation and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system and to monitor the indoor environment conditions. Measurements of temperature, humidity and energy consumption are typically stored within BEMS. These measurements include underlying information regarding buildings thermal response. This project focuses on a novel approach for cost-effective modelling of actual data from commercial buildings, with models that can be assembled rapidly and deployed easily. This approach will constitute a practical research testbed to optimise multiple objectives related to the buildings’ energy modelling research area: i) development of a novel approach for predicting thermal and cooling loads of commercial buildings; ii) highly accurate predictions in terms of thermal and cooling loads; iii) scalability of the new approach to any commercial building and iv) minimum commissioning and maintenance effort requirements.

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Kapetanakis D., Mangina E. and Finn D. (2014). Research on Techniques for Building Energy Model . In Doctoral Consortium - DCAART, (ICAART 2014) ISBN Not Available, pages 22-30


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@conference{dcaart14,
author={Dimitrios-Stavros Kapetanakis and Eleni Mangina and Donal Finn},
title={Research on Techniques for Building Energy Model},
booktitle={Doctoral Consortium - DCAART, (ICAART 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={22-30},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={},
isbn={Not Available},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Doctoral Consortium - DCAART, (ICAART 2014)
TI - Research on Techniques for Building Energy Model
SN - Not Available
AU - Kapetanakis D.
AU - Mangina E.
AU - Finn D.
PY - 2014
SP - 22
EP - 30
DO -