Simulation model to find the best comfort, energy and cost scenarios for building refurbishment

This article proposes a methodology to assess building behaviour, whilst taking its life cycle into account. Understanding of the system can be obtained by combining well-known energy consumption calculation engines (TRNSYS) with co-simulation processes defined using Specification and Description Language … Continue reading Simulation model to find the best comfort, energy and cost scenarios for building refurbishment

Analysis of Applications to Improve the Energy Savings in Residential Buildings Based on Systemic Quality Model

A new paper regarding the NECADA project has been published;  on it we analyze several EMS using a methodology that simplifies the analysis. Is open so you can read it here: Analysis of Applications to Improve the Energy Savings in … Continue reading Analysis of Applications to Improve the Energy Savings in Residential Buildings Based on Systemic Quality Model

Optimization of energy renovation of residential sector in Catalonia based on comfort, energy and costs

In this paper presented at IBPSA 2015, are described some interesting results of the MARIE project where NECADA has been used as a simulation engine. Abstract: The paper describes OptiHab study, done in the framework of the MARIE project. The … Continue reading Optimization of energy renovation of residential sector in Catalonia based on comfort, energy and costs

Comfort and economic criteria for selecting passive measures for the energy refurbishment of residential buildings in Catalonia

This paper presents a detailed method to develop cost-optimal studies for the energy renovation of residential buildings. A realistic characterization of the building has been introduced, using measurement and survey data. The method allows improving the interaction between the occupancy … Continue reading Comfort and economic criteria for selecting passive measures for the energy refurbishment of residential buildings in Catalonia

Optimal Buildings’ Energy Consumption Calculus through a Distributed Experiment Execution

A new research paper where you can see a NECADA execution scenario for an industrial big project. Read it here. Abstract: The calculus of building energy consumption is a demanding task because multiple factors must be considered during experimentation. Additionally, the definition of … Continue reading Optimal Buildings’ Energy Consumption Calculus through a Distributed Experiment Execution