Building Simulation

(The median citation count of Building Simulation is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Association of the infection probability of COVID-19 with ventilation rates in confined spaces242
Advanced data analytics for enhancing building performances: From data-driven to big data-driven approaches126
Challenges and opportunities for carbon neutrality in China’s building sector—Modelling and data99
DeST 3.0: A new-generation building performance simulation platform72
Development of an ANN-based building energy model for information-poor buildings using transfer learning63
Archetype identification and urban building energy modeling for city-scale buildings based on GIS datasets59
Review on occupancy detection and prediction in building simulation47
A real-time forecast of tunnel fire based on numerical database and artificial intelligence47
Multi-objective optimization of building design for life cycle cost and CO2 emissions: A case study of a low-energy residential building in a severe cold climate46
Comprehensive energy, economic, environmental assessment of a building integrated photovoltaic-thermoelectric system with battery storage for net zero energy building43
CFD analysis of cross-ventilation flow in a group of generic buildings: Comparison between steady RANS, LES and wind tunnel experiments43
Individual thermal comfort prediction using classification tree model based on physiological parameters and thermal history in winter41
Multi-objective optimization of thermochromic glazing based on daylight and energy performance evaluation39
Energy and comfort performance of occupant-centric air conditioning strategy in office buildings with personal comfort devices37
Sub-ambient radiative cooling and its application in buildings37
Evaluating the impact of thermostat control strategies on the energy flexibility of residential buildings for space heating37
The effects of light illuminance and correlated color temperature on mood and creativity36
Parametric study on the sleep thermal environment33
From occupants to occupants: A review of the occupant information understanding for building HVAC occupant-centric control33
A probabilistic model to evaluate the effectiveness of main solutions to COVID-19 spreading in university buildings according to proximity and time-based consolidated criteria33
Federated learning-based short-term building energy consumption prediction method for solving the data silos problem32
Fast prediction for multi-parameters (concentration, temperature and humidity) of indoor environment towards the online control of HVAC system31
Data-driven model predictive control for power demand management and fast demand response of commercial buildings using support vector regression31
Indoor environment quality and work performance in “green” office buildings in the Middle East31
A novel deep generative modeling-based data augmentation strategy for improving short-term building energy predictions31
Experimental investigation of evaporative cooling systems for agricultural storage and livestock air-conditioning in Pakistan29
Comparison of different deep neural network architectures for isothermal indoor airflow prediction29
Physics-based, data-driven approach for predicting natural ventilation of residential high-rise buildings28
Association between the infection probability of COVID-19 and ventilation rates: An update for SARS-CoV-2 variants28
A novel circulated air curtain system to confine the transmission of exhaled contaminants: A numerical and experimental investigation26
Quantitative distribution of human exhaled particles in a ventilation room25
The effects of portable cooling systems on thermal comfort and work performance in a hot environment24
The energy performance and passive survivability of high thermal insulation buildings in future climate scenarios24
Wind environment around the setback building models24
Clustering-based probability distribution model for monthly residential building electricity consumption analysis24
Optimisation of the double skin facade in hot and humid climates through altering the design parameter combinations23
Regression tree ensemble learning-based prediction of the heating and cooling loads of residential buildings23
Room zonal location and activity intensity recognition model for residential occupant using passive-infrared sensors and machine learning23
Automatic classification of rural building characteristics using deep learning methods on oblique photography23
Comparison study of thermal comfort and energy saving under eight different ventilation modes for space heating22
A preference-based multi-objective building performance optimization method for early design stage21
A numerical study on the effect of column layout on air distribution and performance of column attachment ventilation21
Analysis of the factors influencing the airflow behavior in an impinging jet ventilation room21
An interactive approach to investigate brightness perception of daylighting in Immersive Virtual Environments: Comparing subjective responses and quantitative metrics20
Evaluating the energy impact potential of energy efficiency measures for retrofit applications: A case study with U.S. medium office buildings20
Power consumption and energy efficiency of VRF system based on large scale monitoring virtual sensors20
Tradeoff between heating energy demand in winter and indoor overheating risk in summer constrained by building standards20
A comparative study of the effects of ventilation-purification strategies on air quality and energy consumption in Beijing, China20
Intelligent windows for electricity generation: A technologies review20
The challenges on operating a zero net energy building facing global warming conditions19
Optimization of passive solar design and integration of building integrated photovoltaic/thermal (BIPV/T) system in northern housing19
Asymmetric flow effect in a horizontal natural ventilated tunnel with different aspect ratios under the influence of longitudinal fire locations19
On COVID-19-safety ranking of seats in intercontinental commercial aircrafts: A preliminary multiphysics computational perspective19
A framework for building energy management system with residence mounted photovoltaic19
Turbulent flows over real heterogeneous urban surfaces: Wind tunnel experiments and Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes simulations18
Effects of corner modifications on wind loads and local pressures on walls of tall buildings18
Evaluation of the dynamic energy performance gap of green buildings: Case studies in China18
A multi agent-based optimal control method for combined cooling and power systems with thermal energy storage17
Thermal comfort in winter incorporating solar radiation effects at high altitudes and performance of improved passive solar design—Case of Lhasa17
A backpropagation neural network improved by a genetic algorithm for predicting the mean radiant temperature around buildings within the long-term period of the near future17
Analysis of microclimate characteristics in solar greenhouses under natural ventilation17
A simulation-based method to investigate occupant-centric controls17
Analysis of the effect of passive measures on the energy consumption and zero-energy prospects of residential buildings in Pakistan17
Multi-sensor information fusion based control for VAV systems using thermal comfort constraints17
Investigation of indoor air quality in six office buildings in Chengdu, China based on field measurements17
Hourly energy profile determination technique from monthly energy bills17
Effects of urban square entry layouts on spatial ventilation under different surrounding building conditions16
Evaluating the improvement effect of low-energy strategies on the summer indoor thermal environment and cooling energy consumption in a library building: A case study in a hot-humid and less-windy cit16
Development of a key-variable-based parallel HVAC energy predictive model16
Energy and carbon performance of urban buildings using metamodeling variable importance techniques16
Chinese prototype building models for simulating the energy performance of the nationwide building stock16
Effects of side ratio for ‘Y’ plan shaped tall building under wind load16
Exploring building’s envelope thermal behavior of the neo-vernacular residential architecture in a hot and dry climate region of Algeria16
Energy saving potential of a fresh air pre-cooling system using radiative sky cooling16
Optimal design of building openings to reduce the risk of indoor respiratory epidemic infections16
Review of onsite temperature and solar forecasting models to enable better building design and operations16
ROBOD, room-level occupancy and building operation dataset16
CFD modelling: The most useful tool for developing mesoscale urban canopy parameterizations16
A modified universal pedestrian motion model: Revisiting pedestrian simulation with bottlenecks15
Thermal performance of lightweight concrete applications in building envelopes in Lebanon15
Swimming pool heating technology: A state-of-the-art review15
Thermal radiation and natural convection in a large-scale enclosure heated from below: Building application15
Study on the optimal operation mode of ventilation system during metro double-island platform fire15
Validation of virtual sensor-assisted Bayesian inference-based in-situ sensor calibration strategy for building HVAC systems15
Analysing user daylight preferences in heritage buildings using virtual reality15
Digital ID framework for human-centric monitoring and control of smart buildings15
The analysis of the operational process of a complex fire alarm system used in transport facilities15
Occupancy-aided ventilation for airborne infection risk control: Continuously or intermittently reduced occupancies?14
Field synergy analysis of pollutant dispersion in street canyons and its optimization by adding wind catchers14
A cloud-based platform to predict wind pressure coefficients on buildings14
Modeling chemical releases from building materials: The search for extended validity domain and parsimony14
Energy-saving and economic analysis of passive radiative sky cooling for telecommunication base station in China14
Influence of geometry on the thermal performance of water pit seasonal heat storages for solar district heating14
Evaluation and comparison of various fast fluid dynamics modeling methods for predicting airflow around buildings14
Evaluate the impact of sensor accuracy on model performance in data-driven building fault detection and diagnostics using Monte Carlo simulation14
Physiological and subjective thermal responses to heat exposure in northern and southern Chinese people14
Impact of different human walking patterns on flow and contaminant dispersion in residential kitchens: Dynamic simulation study13
A demand side management approach to increase self-consumption in buildings13
Daily power demand prediction for buildings at a large scale using a hybrid of physics-based model and generative adversarial network13
Monitoring the green evolution of vernacular buildings based on deep learning and multi-temporal remote sensing images13
Experimental and numerical investigation of TVOC concentrations and ventilation dilution in enclosed train cabin13
Predicting indoor particle dispersion under dynamic ventilation modes with high-order Markov chain model13
Building moisture diagnosis: Processing, assessing and representation of environmental data for root cause analysis of mould growth13
Numerical evaluation of enhanced green infrastructures for mitigating urban heat in a desert urban setting13
Modelling air change rate of naturally ventilated dairy buildings using response surface methodology and numerical simulation13
Data-driven sensitivity analysis and electricity consumption prediction for water source heat pump system using limited information13
Assessing ventilation control strategies in underground parking garages13
Assessment and simulation of evacuation in large railway stations13
Numerical study on indoor environment and thermal comfort in train station waiting hall with two different air-conditioning modes13
Application and evaluation of a pattern-based building energy model calibration method using public building datasets13
A real-time abnormal operation pattern detection method for building energy systems based on association rule bases13
Fluid dynamic and thermal comfort analysis in an actual operating room with unidirectional airflow system13
Smart luminescent solar concentrator as a BICPV window13
The influence of airtightness on contaminant spread in MURBs in cold climates13
Application of a probabilistic LHS-PAWN approach to assess building cooling energy demand uncertainties13
Evaluating the different boundary conditions to simulate airflow and heat transfer in Double-Skin Facade13
Metamodeling and multicriteria analysis for sustainable and passive residential building refurbishment: A case study of French housing stock13
An improved wall-mounted displacement ventilation system in a large-span machining workshop13
Enhancing the cooling potential of a solar-assisted desiccant cooling system by ground source free cooling13
Online differential pressure reset method with adaptive adjustment algorithm for variable chilled water flow control in central air-conditioning systems13
Model-based adaptive controller for personalized ventilation and thermal comfort in naturally ventilated spaces12
Development of a bioheat model for older people under hot and cold exposures12
Characteristic studies of heat sources and performance analysis of free-cooling assisted air conditioning and ventilation systems for working faces of mineral mines12
A building energy models calibration methodology based on inverse modelling approach12
Metabolic rate estimation method using image deep learning12
A novel point source oxygen supply method for sleeping environment improvement at high altitudes12
Environmental parameters assessment of a new diffuser for air cooling/heating system: Measurements and numerical validation12
Heating load reduction characteristics of passive solar buildings in Tibet, China12
Comparison of daylight simulation methods for reflected sunlight from curtain walls12
BIM-based automated design for HVAC system of office buildings—An experimental study12
Generating prototypical residential building geometry models using a new hybrid approach12
Evaluation of design schemes for urban squares in arid climate cities, Mendoza, Argentina12
Estimation of pollutant sources in multi-zone buildings through different deconvolution algorithms12
Numerical studies on issues of Re-independence for indoor airflow and pollutant dispersion within an isolated building11
A low-resistance elbow with a bionic sawtooth guide vane in ventilation and air conditioning systems11
On the effects of urban-like intersections on ventilation and pollutant dispersion11
Room thermal load prediction based on analytic hierarchy process and back-propagation neural networks11
Airborne transmission during short-term events: Direct route over indirect route11
Development of data-driven thermal sensation prediction model using quality-controlled databases11
Unsteady RANS simulation of wind flow around a building shape obstacle11
Numerical investigation of indoor air quality in a floor heated room with different air change rates11
Assessing cooling energy reduction potentials by retrofitting traditional cavity walls into passively ventilated cavity walls11
Cooking grease particles purification review and technology combination strategy evaluation for commercial kitchens11
Modeled exposure to phthalates via inhalation and dermal pathway in children’s sleeping environment: A preliminary study and its implications11
Numerical study of reactive pollutants diffusion in urban street canyons with a viaduct11
Heat and mass transfer model optimization and annual energy efficiency analysis for energy recovery indirect evaporative cooling11
The integration model of objective and subjective data of residential indoor environment quality in Northeast China based on structural equation modeling11
Parametric analysis of a packed bed thermal storage device with phase change material capsules in a solar heating system application11
Numerical investigation on fire-induced indoor and outdoor air pollutant dispersion in an idealized urban street canyon10
Experimental and computational study of smoke dynamics from multiple fire sources inside a large-volume building10
Green Design Studio: A modular-based approach for high-performance building design10
Evaluation of the relative differences in building energy simulation results10
Distribution characteristics of indoor oxygen concentration under natural ventilation in oxygen-enriched buildings at high altitudes10
Numerical analysis of horizontal temperature distribution in large buildings by thermo-aeraulic zonal approach10
Localization and characterization of intermittent pollutant source in buildings with ventilation systems: Development and validation of an inverse model10
An efficient sensitivity analysis for energy performance of building envelope: A continuous derivative based approach10
Modeling and analysis of a dual-channel solar thermal storage wall system with phase change material in hot summer and cold winter area10
Effective improvement of a local thermal environment using multi-vent module-based adaptive ventilation10
Developing occupant archetypes within urban low-income housing: A case study in Mumbai, India10
Evaluation of the performance of demand control ventilation system for school buildings located in the hot climate of Saudi Arabia10
Simulating dispatchable grid services provided by flexible building loads: State of the art and needed building energy modeling improvements9
Zoning strategy of zonal modeling for thermally stratified large spaces9
A new PM2.5-based CADR method to measure air infiltration rate of buildings9
Simulation and experiment of a photovoltaic—air source heat pump system with thermal energy storage for heating and domestic hot water supply9
Comparison of space cooling/heating load under non-uniform indoor environment with convective heat gain/loss from envelope9
Research on optimization and design methods for air distribution system based on target values9
A statistical-based online cross-system fault detection method for building chillers9
Numerical and experimental study on the critical velocity and smoke maximum temperature in the connected area of branch tunnel9
A global typical meteorological year (TMY) database on ERA5 dataset9
Evaluation of the ventilation system in an LNG cargo tank construction platform (CTCP) by the AHP-entropy weight method9
An effective method to determine bedding system insulation based on measured data9
Streamlined CFD simulation framework to generate wind-pressure coefficients on building facades for airflow network simulations9
Impacts of uneven surface heating of an ideal street canyon on airflows and indoor ventilation: Numerical study using OpenFOAM coupled with EnergyPlus9
Applicability and comparison of solar-air source heat pump systems between cold and warm regions of plateau by transient simulation and experiment9
Indoor evacuation model based on visual-guidance artificial bee colony algorithm9
A probabilistic-based method to evaluate hygrothermal performance of an internally insulated brick wall9
Evaluating multiple parameters dependency of base temperature for heating degree-days in building energy prediction9
Framework on low-carbon retrofit of rural residential buildings in arid areas of northwest China: A case study of Turpan residential buildings9
Impact of indoor ventilation efficiency on acetone inhalation exposure concentration and tissue dose in respiratory tract9
Robustness of ventilation systems in the control of walking-induced indoor fluctuations: Method development and case study9
Optimisation design and verification of the acoustic environment for multimedia classrooms in universities based on simulation9
CoolVox: Advanced 3D convolutional neural network models for predicting solar radiation on building facades9
Impact of climate change on outdoor design conditions and implications to peak loads9
Thermal environment investigation of asymmetric radiation coupled with convection heating8
Performance simulation and optimization of new radiant floor heating based on micro heat pipe array8
Development and validation of a transient simulation model of a full-scale PCM embedded radiant chilled ceiling8
Natural ventilation driven by a restricted heat source elevated to different levels8
Using urban building energy modeling to quantify the energy performance of residential buildings under climate change8
Truncation method for calculating the resistance of ventilation air-conditioning duct systems under nonfully developed flow boundary conditions8
Influences of spherical tree canopy on thermal radiation disturbance to exterior wall under the condition of no shade cast on the wall8
Evaluation of model fidelity for solar analysis in the context of distributed PV integration at urban scale8
Differential pressure reset strategy based on reinforcement learning for chilled water systems8
The effect of classroom wall color on learning performance: A virtual reality experiment8
Mapping the urban natural ventilation potential by hydrological simulation8
Challenges and opportunities of machine learning control in building operations8
Research on the influence of building convex exit on crowd evacuation and its design optimization8
Direct capture efficiency of range hoods in the confined kitchen space8
Modeling the collapse of the Plasco Building. Part I: Reconstruction of fire8
Potential annual daylighting performance of a high-efficiency daylight redirecting slat system8
Dynamic performance and energy efficiency of reflective and insulative composite coating on building exterior wall8
Energetic, economic, and environmental analysis of solid oxide fuel cell-based combined cooling, heating, and power system for cancer care hospital8
New challenges for optimal design of nearly/net zero energy buildings under post-occupancy performance-based design standards and a risk-benefit based solution8
Modelling occupant behaviour for urban scale simulation: Review of available approaches and tools8
Leveraging graph convolutional networks for semi-supervised fault diagnosis of HVAC systems in data-scarce contexts8
Evaluation of an innovative pediatric isolation (PI) bed using fluid dynamics simulation and aerosol isolation efficacy8
Modeling and management performances of distributed energy resource for demand flexibility in Japanese zero energy house8
Large eddy simulation of room fire spread using a medium scale compartment made of medium density fibreboard (MDF) panels8
Stochastic energy-demand analyses with random input parameters for the single-family house8
Building a greener future—Progress of the green building technology in the “13th Five-Year Plan” of China7
A preliminary study on volatile organic compounds and odor in university dormitories: Situation, contribution, and correlation7
Airflow pattern and performance of attached ventilation for two types of tiny spaces7
A non-cooperative game-based distributed optimization method for chiller plant control7
Multiple indicators and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) for comprehensive performance evaluation of exhaust hood7
CFD modeling of dynamic airflow and particle transmission in an aircraft lavatory7
AutoBPS-BIM: A toolkit to transfer BIM to BEM for load calculation and chiller design optimization7
Dust accumulated fungi in air-conditioning system: Findings based on field and laboratory experiments7
Dynamic forecast of cooling load and energy saving potential based on Ensemble Kalman Filter for an institutional high-rise building with hybrid ventilation7
Effects of mask wearing duration and relative humidity on thermal perception in the summer outdoor built environment7
Applicability of high-temperature cooling systems in different European countries from the view of the condensation risk7
Design and optimization of thermally responsive autonomous dynamic glazed attachment systems for building solar heat gain control7
A cost-effectiveness assessment of the operational parameters of central HVAC systems during pandemics7
Normalized urban heat island (UHI) indicators: Classifying the temporal variation of UHI for building energy simulation (BES) applications7
A hierarchical multi-purpose roller shade controller to enhance indoor comfort and energy efficiency7
Efficiency enhancement of building multi-layer solar collector with SiO2–TiO2 hybrid nanofluids7
CFD simulation of wind and thermal-induced ventilation flow of a roof cavity7
Pressure and flowrate distribution in central exhaust shaft with multiple randomly operating range hoods7
Timetabling optimization of classrooms and self-study rooms in university teaching buildings based on the building controls virtual test bed platform considering energy efficiency7
Influence of urban morphological factors on building energy consumption combined with photovoltaic potential: A case study of residential blocks in central China7
Comparative analysis of sol-air temperature in typical open and semi-closed courtyard spaces7
Evaluation of the thermal performance of radiant floor heating system with the influence of unevenly distributed solar radiation based on the theory of discretization7
Diagnosis of building energy consumption in the 2012 CBECS data using heterogeneous effect of energy variables: A recursive partitioning approach6
Advanced data analytics for building energy modeling and management6
Nationwide evaluation of energy and indoor air quality predictive control and impact on infection risk for cooling season6
Cooling load characteristics of indoor spaces conditioned by decoupled radiant cooling unit with low radiant temperature6
Uncertainty and parameter ranking analysis on summer thermal characteristics of the hydronic thermal barrier for low-energy buildings6
On-site solar PV generation and use: Self-consumption and self-sufficiency6
Development of a Bayesian inference model for assessing ventilation condition based on CO2 meters in primary schools6
Numerical evaluation of the use of vegetation as a shelterbelt for enhancing the wind and thermal comfort in peripheral and lateral-type skygardens in highrise buildings6
An exploratory study on road tunnel with semi-transparent photovoltaic canopy—From energy saving and fire safety perspectives6
Application of statistical analysis of sample size: How many occupant responses are required for an indoor environmental quality (IEQ) field study6
Analysis of COVID-19 clusters involving vertical transmission in residential buildings in Hong Kong6
Machine learning approach for estimating the human-related VOC emissions in a university classroom6
Modelling method of inter-building movement for campus-scale occupancy simulation: A case study6
Predicting roof-surface wind pressure induced by conical vortex using a BP neural network combined with POD6
Evaluation of model predictive control (MPC) of solar thermal heating system with thermal energy storage for buildings with highly variable occupancy levels6
The effect of noise exposure on sleep quality of urban residents: A comparative study in Shanghai, China6
Development of acoustic computer simulation for performance spaces: A systematic review and meta-analysis6
Temporal-spatial risk assessment of COVID-19 under the influence of urban spatial environmental parameters: The case of Shenyang city6
Thermal comfort in classrooms considering a traditional wind tower in Trabzon through simulation6
The impact of cultural assumptions on simulated energy, comfort, and investment returns of design decisions in two desert climates6