This page lists publications that emerged from the IBPSA Project 1. Publications from its predecessor, IEA EBC Annex 60, can be found at iea-annex60.org.

Modelica IBPSA library

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BOPTEST Buildings Optimization Performance Tests

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Journals

  1. Review of urban building energy modeling (UBEM) approaches, methods and tools using qualitative and quantitative analysis.
    Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Cathal Hoare, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell.
    Energy and Buildings, Vol. 246, p. 111073, 2021.
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  2. Fluid temperature predictions of geothermal borefields using load estimations via state observers.
    Iago Cupeiro Figueroa, Massimo Cimmino, Ján Drgona, Lieve Helsen.
    Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 1 - 19, 2021.
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  3. Feature assessment frameworks to evaluate reduced-order grey-box building energy models.
    Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Usman Ali, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell.
    Applied Energy, Vol. 298, p. 117174, 2021.
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  4. Linking data model and formula to automate KPI calculation for building performance benchmarking.
    Yun-Yi Zhang, Zhen-Zhong Hu, Jia-Rui Lin, Jian-Ping Zhang.
    Energy Reports, Vol. 7, p. 1326-1337, 2021.
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  5. Identification of multi-zone grey-box building models for use in model predictive control.
    Javier Arroyo, Fred Spiessens, Lieve Helsen.
    Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Vol. 13, p. 472-486, May, 2020.
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  6. An open source fast fluid dynamics model for data center thermal management.
    Xu Han, Wei Tian, Jim VanGilder, Wangda Zuo, and Cary Faulkner.
    Energy and Buildings, Vol. 230, No. 1, January, 2020.
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  7. A data-driven approach to optimize urban scale energy retrofit decisions for residential buildings.
    Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Mark Bohacek, Cathal Hoare, Karl Purcell, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell.
    Applied Energy, Vol. 267, p. 114861, 2020.
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  8. A data-driven approach for multi-scale GIS-based building energy modeling for analysis, planning and support decision making.
    Usman Ali, Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Mark Bohacek, Karl Purcell, Cathal Hoare, Eleni Mangina, James O'Donnell.
    Applied Energy, Vol. 279, p. 115834, 2020.
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  9. A Methodology for Long-Term Model Predictive Control of Hybrid Geothermal Systems: The Shadow-Cost Formulation.
    Iago Cupeiro Figueroa, Massimo Cimmino, Lieve Helsen.
    Energies, Vol. 13, No. 23, 2020.
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  10. All you need to know about model predictive control for buildings.
    Ján Drgona, Javier Arroyo, Iago Cupeiro Figueroa, David Blum, Krzysztof Arendt, Donghun Kim, Enric Perarnau Oll&eacute, Juraj Oravec, Michael Wetter, Draguna L. Vrabie, Lieve Helsen.
    Annual Reviews in Control, 2020.
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  11. Cloud-based implementation of white-box model predictive control for a GEOTABS office building: A field test demonstration.
    Ján Drgona, Damien Picard, Lieve Helsen.
    Journal of Process Control, Vol. 88, p. 63 - 77, 2020.
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  12. A framework for uncertainty quantification in building heat demand simulations using reduced-order grey-box energy models.
    Mohammad Haris Shamsi, Usman Ali, Eleni Mangina, Jame O'Donnell.
    Applied Energy, Vol. 275, p. 115141, 2020.
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  13. The reservoir network: A new network topology for district heating and cooling.
    Tobias Sommer, Matthias Sulzer, Michael Wetter, Artem Sotnikov, Stefan Mennel, Christoph Stettler.
    Energy, Vol. 199, p. 117418, 2020.
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  14. IBPSA Project 1: BIM/GIS and Modelica framework for building and community energy system design and operation - ongoing developments, lessons learned and challenges.
    Michael Wetter, Christoph van Treeck, Lieve Helsen, Alessandro Maccarini, Dirk Saelens, Darren Robinson, Gerald Schweiger.
    IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Vol. 323, p. 012114, September, 2019.
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  15. Practical Factors of Envelope Model Setup and Their Effects on the Performance of Model Predictive Control for Building Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems .
    D.H. Blum, K. Arendt, L. Rivalin, M.A. Piette, M. Wetter, C.T. Veje.
    Applied Energy , Vol. 236, p. 410 - 425, 2019.
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  16. Equation-Based object-oriented modeling and simulation for data center Cooling: A case study.
    Yangyang Fu, Wangda Zuo, Michael Wetter, Jim W. VanGilder, Xu Han, David Plamondon.
    Energy and Buildings, Vol. 186, p. 108 - 125, 2019.
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  17. Equation-based object-oriented modeling and simulation of data center cooling systems.
    Yangyang Fu, Wangda Zuo, Michael Wetter, James W. VanGilder, Peilin Yang.
    Energy and Buildings, Vol. 198, p. 503 - 519, 2019.
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  18. An Open Source Modeling Framework for Interdependent Energy-Transportation-Communication Infrastructure in Smart and Connected Communities.
    Xing Lu, Kathryn Hinkelman, Yangyang Fu, Jing Wang, Wangda Zuo, Qianqian Zhang, Walid Saad.
    IEEE Access, Vol. 7, p. 55458 - 55476, 2019.
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  19. An optimization platform based on coupled indoor environment and HVAC simulation and its application in optimal thermostat placement.
    Wei Tian, Xu Han, Wangda Zuo, Qiujian Wang, Yangyang Fu, Mingang Jin.
    Energy and Buildings, Vol. 199, p. 342 - 351, 2019.
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  20. Bidirectional low temperature district energy systems with agent-based control: Performance comparison and operation optimization.
    Felix Bünning, Michael Wetter, Marcus Fuchs, Dirk Müller.
    Applied Energy, Vol. 209, p. 502 - 515, 2018.
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  21. Simplifications for hydronic system models in modelica.
    Filip Jorissen, Michael Wetter, Lieve Helsen.
    Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Vol. 11, No. 6, p. 639 - 654, 2018.
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  22. Fast and self-learning indoor airflow simulation based on in situ adaptive tabulation.
    Wei Tian, Alonso Sevilla, Dan Li, Wangda Zuo, Michael Wetter.
    Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2017.
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Conferences

  1. Evaluation of refrigerants using a dynamic reciprocating compressor model.
    Stephan Göbel, Christian Vering, Valerius Venzik, Markus Nürenberg, Dirk Müller.
    10th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants , 2021.
  2. Influence of refrigerant and compressor construction forms on efficiencies assessed by dynamic simulation models.
    Christian Vering, Christian Schwenzer, Stephan Göbel, Valerius Venzik, Markus Nürenberg, Dirk Müller.
    10th International Conference on Compressors and Coolants, 2021.
  3. Cutting the Deployment Costs of Physics-based MPC in Buildings by Simulation-based Imitation Learning.
    Ján Drgona, Lieve Helsen, Draguna Vrabie.
    Proceedings of the ASME 2020 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference DSCC, October, 2020.
  4. A review on country specific data availability and acquisition techniques for city quarter information modelling for building energy analysis..
    Avichal Malhotra, Julian Bischof, James Allan, James O&#39 Donnell, Thomas Schwengler, Joachim Benner, Gerald Schweiger.
    BauSIM 2020 - 8th Conference of IBPSA Germany and Austria, p. 543 - 549, September, 2020.
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  5. Lifting the Garage Door on Spawn, an Open-Source BEM-Controls Engine.
    Michael Wetter, Kyle Benne, Antoine Gautier, Thierry S. Nouidui, Agnes Ramle, Amir Roth, Hubertus Tummescheit, Stuart Mentzer, Christian Winther.
    Proc. of Building Performance Modeling Conference and SimBuild (accepted for publication), p. 518 - 525, September, 2020.
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  6. Modeling future heat pump integration in a power radial.
    K. Filonenko, M. Copeland, K. Jespersen, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of the American Modelica Conference 2020, 2020.
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  7. Verification of multi-energy system components for renewable integration.
    K. Filonenko, E. Gammelgaard, D. Hansen, J. Buck, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Energy Conference, 2020.
  8. Modelica implementation of phase change material ventilation unit.
    K. Filonenko, V. B. Ljungdahl, T. Yang, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Energy Conference, 2020.
  9. An open-source Modelica library for design and control: Modular and scalable heat pump models using natural refrigerants.
    Christian Vering, Mirko Engelpracht, Markus Nürenberg, Dirk Müller.
    14th IIR-Gustav Lorentzen Conference on Natural Refrigerants, 2020.
  10. Implementation and performance of the multi-energy building emulator.
    T. Yang, K. Filonenko, K. Arendt, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of 6th IEEE International Energy Conference, 2020.
  11. Stripping off the implementation complexity of physics-based model predictive control for buildings via deep learning.
    Ján Drgona, Lieve Helsen, Draguna Vrabie.
    2019 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, December, 2019.
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  12. Modeling of thermal district heating network with common sources and decentralized heat production.
    K. Filonenko, K. Arendt, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference & Workshop REMOO2019, October, 2019.
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  13. Comparison of two simulation tools for district heating applications.
    K. Filonenko, D. Howard, J. Buck, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference & Workshop REMOO2019, October, 2019.
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  14. Prototyping the BOPTEST framework for simulation-based testing of advanced control strategies in buildings .
    D. Blum, F. Jorissen, S. Huang, Y. Chen, J. Arroyo, K. Benne, Y. Li, V. Gavan, L. Rivalin, L. Helsen, D. Vrabie, M. Wetter, M. Sofos.
    Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, Vol. 16, September, 2019.
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  15. Quantifying Uncertainty Propagation For The District Energy Demand Using Realistic Variations On Input Data.
    I. De Jaeger, G. Reynders, D. Saelens.
    Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, Vol. 16, September, 2019.
  16. Modeling and Simulation of a Heating Mini-Grid for a Block of Buildings.
    K. Filonenko, K. Arendt, M. Jradi, S. Andersen, C. Veje.
    Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, Vol. 16, September, 2019.
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  17. A Multidisciplinary Model to Couple Power System Dynamics and Building Dynamics to Enable Building-to-Grid Integration.
    Yangyang Fu, Sen Huang, Yuan Liu, T. E. McDermott, Draguna Vrabie, Wangda Zuo.
    Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, Vol. 16, September, 2019.
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  18. Enhancing the Implementation of a First-order Equivalent Thermal Parameter Model to Enable Accurate and Robust Building Thermal Response Prediction.
    Kathryn Hinkelman, Sen Huang, Jing Wang, Jianming Lian, Wangda Zuo.
    Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, Vol. 16, September, 2019.
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  19. Towards a DESTEST: a District Energy Simulation Test Developed in IBPSA Project 1.
    D. Saelens, I. De Jaeger, F. Bünning, M. Mans, A. Vandermeulen, B. van der Heijde, E. Garreau, A. Maccarini, Ø. Rønneseth, I. Sartori, L. Helsen.
    Proceedings of Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, Vol. 16, September, 2019.
  20. Integrated Modelica Model and Model Predictive Control of a Terraced House Using IDEAS.
    Filip Jorissen, Lieve Helsen.
    Proceedings of the 13th International Modelica Conference, March, 2019.
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  21. Equation-based modelling for dynamic optimization of district scale energy systems - a scalability study.
    G. Schweiger, F. Jorissen, H. Runvik, L. Helsen.
    2019 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST), p. 1 - 6, 2019.
  22. Modelica models for data center cooling systems.
    Yangyang Fu, Michael Wetter, Wangda Zuo.
    Proc. of Building Performance Modeling Conference and SimBuild, p. 438 - 445, September, 2018.
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Thesis

  1. Holistic Optimization of Data Center Cooling Systems and Airflow Management.
    Xu Han.
    PhD thesis, University of Colorado Boulder, 2020.