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2020

Virtual CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium 2020.  Live event held from 14-15 September.

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Session 1: Exploiting building evaluation metrics and ratings

Daniel Godoy-Shimizu, UCL Energy Institute
Examining the opportunities for improving residential buildings in London using EPCs and a fully disaggregated stock model

Dragos-Ioan Bogatu, Technical University of Denmark
Long-term IEQ Evaluation Metrics Based on Standards and Certification Schemes

Paul Bannister, DeltaQ Consulting Services Pty
Expected Impacts of NABERS UK on Design Practice

Session 2: Practicalities in decarbonising buildings' energy use

Stephen Livermore, Frazer-Nash Consultancy
Development of Domestic Hydrogen Appliances

Amy Neville, Couch Perry Wilkes
Impacts of the decarbonising grid on the building services industry

Akos Revesz and Graeme Maidment, London South Bank University GreenSCIES
An innovative concept for integrated smart energy systems

Session 3: Meaningful data and digital tools to analyse the built environment

Drury Crawley, Bentley Systems Inc.
Should I Care How Old My Climate Data Is?

Sarah Graham, IES Digital Twins
BIM and the Future of Sustainable Analysis in the Built Environment

Steve Tomkins, BESA
BIM is AN answer - not THE answer to the Golden Thread

Session 4: Novel methods for the evaluation and control of effective internal environments

Shuangyu Wei, University of Nottingham
A Novel Deep Learning Approach for Equipment Load Detection for Reducing Building Energy Demand

Johnathan Kongoletos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hybrid Chilled Beam and Ceiling Fan System for Space Conditioning: Impact on Thermal Comfort & Energy Efficiency

Ana Cross, Elta Group
Ecodesigning a Non-Residential Bidirectional Ventilation Unit for enhanced IAQ

Session 5: Assessing and modelling moisture in built environments and structures

Kiyomi Lim, Century Facades and University of Bath
Experimental Study of Moisture Buffering with Simultaneous Indoor RH and Temperature Variation

Aidan Wimshurst, Frazer-Nash Consultancy
Hygrothermal Analysis of the Natural Ventilation System in a Wooden Apartment Building using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Spyridon Efthymiopoulos, University College London
Developing a methodology to assess mould growth hidden behind internal wall insulation

Session 6: Digital techniques to optimise building operation and performance

Sahar Mirzaie, arbnco
Feasibility of BIM Data Use for Automated BEM

Joe Clarke, University of Strathclyde
A Simulation-Based Procedure for Building Operational Resilience Testing

Session 7: Predicting and assessing overheating in buildings

Ben Abel, Hilson Moran
Comparison of summer temperatures in a domestic building between measured and modelled results

Rajat Gupta, Oxford Brookes University
Monitoring the risk of summertime overheating in modern and older care settings in London

Iona Norton and Joshua Bird, Arup
Environmental comfort in residential buildings: overheating, acoustics, energy and the planning system

Session 8: The environmental aspirations and realities of refurbishment

Maria Kolokotroni, Brunel University London
The Indoor Air Quality in a Shared Students Kitchen: Pre and Post refurbishment Measurements

Kate Simpson, Imperial College London
Residential retrofit: A review of themes, data-centric methods and future directions to accelerate net zero

Session 9: Measures of health and wellbeing in UK schools

Chryssa Thoua, University College London
Evidence on performance in use: Classroom air quality in two Passivhaus primary schools in the UK

Chloe Agg, University of Warwick
Wellbeing in Educational Spaces

Jen Lorrimar-Shanks, CaSA Architects
Healthier, happier schools: how to improve performance of existing UK schools

Session 10: Solar and passive strategies towards net zero

Gareth Davies, London South Bank University
Investigation of a Solar Assisted Heating System

Mohammed Bakkali, Greenwish Sustainable Design and Consulting
Building-Integrated Photovoltaics in Low Latitude Communities: Impact on Heat Islands and Indoor Thermal Loads

Swathi Suman, University of Nottingham
Assessing the Energy Saving Potential of Passive Strategies in Top Upcoming Megacities

Session 11: Modelling and controlling smoke migration

Mike Deevy, Arup
Smoke control systems for single stair residential buildings: performance criteria and design implications

Session 12: Analysis and modelling to forestall the 'energy performance gap'

Marco Picco, University of Brighton
Understanding the impact of occupancy toward integration of building performance simulation in early-stage design

Sarwar Mohammed, Heriot-Watt University
A new method to design flow rate in non-residential buildings

Paige Wenbin Tien, University of Nottingham
Energy Management and Optimisation of HVAC Systems using a Deep Learning Approach

Wim Zeiler, University of Technology Eindhoven
The Pareto LEAN Energy Analysis for identification of energy performance gaps

Session 13: Assessing and maintaining a healthy and productive environment

Diane Bastien, University of Southern Denmark
Impact of Plants on IAQ: Experimental Results from a Comparative Study in Twin Test Huts

Kat Kelly, Atamate
Indoor air quality without the hot air: The case for automated ventilation for realising high performance but affordable future homes

Marek Maletka, Glasgow Caledonian University
An electrochemical approach for determining dynamic chlorine spread in swimming pool air

Session 14: Improving controls design and implementation

Angelos Mylonas, Arup
Effects of wireless sensor measurement errors on indoor environment and energy use of a kindergarten

Paul Ehrlich, Building Intelligence Group
Commercial Building Controls – Innovations to Provide Improved Comfort and Flexibility

Tara Sharpton, Griffith Engineering
A Field Study on the Relation of Cooling System Setpoint to Occupant Thermal Comfort Perceptions and Overall Energy Consumption

Philip Haves, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Improving Controls Design and Delivery

Session 15: Modelling and simulation of environmental systems

David Brown, Bryden Wood Ltd
Full airside system modelling to deliver energy reductions, capital cost savings and architectural enhancements

Claire Das Bhaumik, Inkling
Modelling of hydronic slabs in a building simulation tool: A case study

Marialena Nikolopoulou, University of Kent
Developing an Urban Albedo Calculator for London: the experimental campaign supporting the development of the tool

Session 16: Building, system and occupant analytics for improved design and operation

Agnieszka Bachleda-Baca, arbnco, Univeristy of Strathclyde
Development of energy related e-services at a university campus

Nishesh Jain, University College London
Using model calibration to develop a measurement and verification framework for managing the energy performance gap in buildings

Geoff Levermore, University of Manchester
Occupant behaviour and the performance gap, a new contributory concept, Maxmaladaptation

Peter Simmonds, Building and Systems Analytics
Climate Effects on Tall, Supertall and Megatall Buildings

Session 17: Heat networks for a low energy future

Michael-Allan Millar, Hoare Lea
An Assessment of the Thermal Energy Sharing Ability via 5th Generation Heat Networks under the Future Homes Standard Consultation on Part L 2020 using Discrete Mixed-Integer Linear Programming

Shazia Farman Ali, London South Bank University
The potential for heat recovery from urban wastewater

Lina Aglen, FairHeat
Incorporating unutilised waste-heat into district heating production

David Linsley-Hood, Locogen Consulting
Shared loop heat pump networks – low carbon adaptation for multiple dwellings

Session 18: Informing lighting design with novel intelligence

John Mardaljevic, Loughborough University
Aperture-Based Daylight Modelling: A New Approach for Daylight and Sunlight Planning

Eleonora Brembilla, TU Delft
Weather Data for Urban Solar Convergence Analysis

Session 19: Applying standardised data and methods to deliver building performance

Adam Taylor, Spire Building Services
Demonstrating the ASHRAE 62.1 IAQ procedure – Total Air Quality

Session 20: Reaching beyond 'business as usual' for effective future buildings

Richard Boyd, Arup, Harry Popplewell, Ramboll
Servicing the circular economy: establishing the cost and carbon case for adopting circular economy principles in MEP systems

Elizabeth Ward, AECOM
Energy and CO2 Emissions Implications of Flexible Working Arrangements

Darryl Boyce, ASHRAE Past President 2019/20 and Carleton University
ASHRAE's New Headquarters: Applying Sustainable Development Principles in the Real World

Session 21: Compendiary Presentations

Farah Husayni, XCO2
Parametric Modelling for Climate Based Daylight Analysis – A Case Study of Industrial Warehouses

Adam Fox, Mason UK
Designing for Seismic and Blast Forces

Narguess Khatami, Hilson Moran
Is a Net Zero skyscraper office building by 2050 an achievable target?

Zi Qian, Northumbria University
An Investigation of Ventilation Dynamics in an Underground Station

Suzana Zekic, Imtech Engineering Services London and South
Review of test procedures for the characterisation of the acoustics properties of alternative ventilation ducts

Joshua Martoo, Norman Disney & Young
Thermal Batteries for Rechargeable Buildings

Johnathan Kongoletos, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Optimization of Sensor Location for Effective Control of Indoor Thermal Comfort