Science and Technology for the Built Environment

(The median citation count of Science and Technology for the Built Environment is 2. 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.)
The ASHRAE Great Energy Predictor III competition: Overview and results60
Integrating IAQ control strategies to reduce the risk of asymptomatic SARS CoV-2 infections in classrooms and open plan offices52
Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in indoor environments: A comprehensive review47
Strategies to minimize SARS-CoV-2 transmission in classroom settings: combined impacts of ventilation and mask effective filtration efficiency27
Fault detection and diagnosis for the screw chillers using multi-region XGBoost model22
Exploring smart thermostat users’ schedule override behaviors and the energy consequences17
A review of the current status and development of 5GDHC and characterization of a novel shared energy system16
Techno-economic analysis of air-source heat pump (ASHP) technology for single-detached home heating applications in Canada15
Thermal resistance of ventilated air-spaces behind external claddings; definitions and challenges (ASHRAE 1759-RP)15
Gray-box virtual sensor of the supply air temperature of air handling units15
Simulation of humidity and temperature distribution in green roof with pozzolana as drainage layer: Influence of outdoor seasonal weather conditions and internal ceiling temperature13
Estimating the impact of crops on peak loads of a Building-Integrated Agriculture space13
Limitations of machine learning for building energy prediction: ASHRAE Great Energy Predictor III Kaggle competition error analysis13
Effects of window opening on the bedroom environment and resulting sleep quality13
Thermal performance of passive techniques integrated to a house and the concept of passive house in the six climates of Morocco12
Experimental comparison of R404A and R452A in refrigeration systems11
Experimental study of the impact of passenger behavior on the aircraft cabin environment11
Impact assessment of air velocity on thermal comfort in composite climate of India11
A methodology to integrate maintenance management systems and BIM to improve building management11
Evaluation of infection risk for SARS-CoV-2 transmission on university campuses11
Assessing a fit-for-purpose urban building energy modelling framework with reference to Ahmedabad11
Operation and grid interaction modeling of a house with a building integrated photovoltaic thermal (BIPV/T) system coupled to an air-source heat pump11
Detailed characterization of bedroom ventilation during heating season in a naturally ventilated semi-detached house and a mechanically ventilated apartment10
The effect of thermal discomfort on human well-being, psychological response and performance10
Research challenges and directions in HVAC fault prevalence9
Benchmarking and visualization of building portfolios by applying text analytics to maintenance work order logs9
Airflow and contaminant transport in innovative personalized ventilation systems for aircraft cabins: A numerical study9
Thermal preference-based control studies: review and detailed classification9
Experimental and theoretical analysis of mechanical draft counterflow wet cooling towers9
In-Tube condensation of zeotropic refrigerant R454C from superheated vapor to subcooled liquid9
Exploitation of dynamic simulation to investigate the effectiveness of the Smart Readiness Indicator: application to the Energy Center building of Turin9
IEQ assessment in free-running university classrooms8
Assessment of virtual thermal manikins for thermal comfort numerical studies. Verification and validation8
Benchmarking operational performance of buildings by text mining tenant surveys8
The virtual in-situ calibration of various physical sensors in air handling units8
Investigating the optimization potential of daylight, energy and occupant satisfaction performance in classrooms using innovative photovoltaic integrated light shelf systems8
3D numerical simulation of a novel ventilated roof: thermal performance analysis and fluid flow behavior8
Perceptions of thermal conditions in contemporary high-rise apartment buildings under different temperature control strategies8
Can occupant voting systems provide energy savings and improved occupant satisfaction in buildings?—a review7
Energy and ventilation performance analysis for CO 2 -based demand-controlled ventilation in multiple-zone VAV systems with fan-powered terminal units (ASHRAE RP-1817
Optimization of energy consumption for indoor climate control using Taguchi technique and utility concept7
Air-conditioning demand response resource assessment for Australia7
Physiological and psychological responses and cognitive performance with a window view7
Quantifying the tradeoff between energy consumption and the risk of airborne disease transmission for building HVAC systems7
High efficiency 3-D printed microchannel polymer heat exchangers for air conditioning applications6
Experimental study on the heating performance of transcritical CO 2 heat pump for electric buses6
A novel stochastic model for hourly electricity load profile analysis of rural districts in Fujian, China6
Using adaptive strategies of natural ventilation with tolerances applied to the upper limit to improve social dwellings’ thermal comfort in current and future scenarios6
Stochastic residential occupancy schedules based on the American Time-Use Survey6
Analyzing power and energy flexibilities by demand response in district heated buildings in Finland and Germany6
Assessment and discussion of the level of the application of passive/natural systems and daylighting systems by practitioners in the US6
Predictive control strategies for optimizing temperature stability in instantaneous hot water systems6
Enhanced CFD-based approach to calculate the evaporation rate in swimming pools6
Optimization of useful daylight illuminance vs. drag force for vertical shading fins/panels6
Effect of laminar airflow unit diffuser size on pathogen particle distribution in an operating room6
Transient sensor errors and their impact on fixed-bed regenerator (FBR) testing standards6
Toward a standardized framework for thermal resilience modelling and its practical application to futureproofing6
Modeling window and thermostat use behavior to inform sequences of operation in mixed-mode ventilation buildings5
Comparative analysis of the static and dynamic dehumidification performance of metal-organic framework materials5
Classification of sequencing logic faults in multiple zone air handling units: A review and case study5
Study of the airflow and vortex distributions in a long-narrow enclosed space5
Toward a user-centered built environment5
Application of PSO-LSSVM and hybrid programming to fault diagnosis of refrigeration systems5
Vertical green walls for noise and temperature reduction – An experimental investigation5
On the improvement of indoor environmental quality, energy performance and costs for a commercial nearly zero-energy building5
Experimental and numerical analysis of the performance of the R290 rotary compressor used in a split-room air conditioner at high ambient temperature5
Performance analysis of a centrifugal pump based on noise5
Performance prediction of a liquid desiccant dehumidifier using artificial neural networks approach5
Optimization of energy consumption and daylight performance in residential building regarding windows design in hot and dry climate of Isfahan5
Effect of displacer on performance of Stirling-type pulse tube refrigerator with work recovery5
Influential variables impacting the reliability of building occupancy sensor systems: A systematic review and expert survey5
Study on winter thermal comfort of membrane structure gymnasium in severe cold region of China5
Impact of measured data frequency on commercial building energy model calibration for retrofit analysis5
Transport properties of real moist air, dry air, steam, and water5
All-air system and radiant floor for heating and cooling in residential buildings: A simulation-based analysis4
Performance analysis of shrouded invelox wind collector in the built environment4
Transient multipole expansion for heat transfer in ground heat exchangers4
An occupant-centric method for window and shading design optimization in office buildings4
Experimental study on indoor thermal environment of industrial building spaces enclosed by fabric membranes4
On-policy learning-based deep reinforcement learning assessment for building control efficiency and stability4
Dither extremum seeking control of a variable refrigerant flow system with equality constraint handling4
Energy renovation strategies for office buildings using direct ground cooling systems4
Evidence-based assessment of energy performance of two large centrifugal chillers over nine cooling seasons4
In-use energy and carbon performance of a true zero carbon housing development in England4
An integrated approach to evaluate thermal comfort in air-conditioned large-space office4
Experimental investigation of thermal vehicular environment during the summer season4
Multivariate fault detection for residential HVAC systems using cloud-based thermostat data, part I: Methodology4
The BEM of the Vasari Corridor: A return to its original function and correlated energy consumption for artwork conservation and IAQ4
Experimental study on long-term fouling of enhanced tubes: Effect of water quality4
Experimental study on a cross-flow energy recovered indirect evaporative cooling (ERIEC)-assisted liquid desiccant dehumidifier (LDD) with improved spraying nozzle and surface wetness4
Integrated energy, daylighting and visual comfort analysis of window systems in patient rooms4
A cosine-based correlation information entropy approach for building automatic fault detection baseline construction4
Experimental and numerical study on the thermal plumes of a standing and lying human in an operating room4
Field tests to examine energy saving effects of occupants’ thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) regulating behavior in district heating systems3
A feature importance ranking based fault diagnosis method for variable-speed screw chiller3
Experimental and numerical investigation on irregular spacing of the ribs in the entry length of a solar air heater channel3
Development of an efficiency model for electronically commutated motor fan systems in air handling units3
Mathematical model based on the radiosity method for estimating the efficiency of in-duct UVGI systems3
Performance of mechanical filters used in general ventilation against nanoparticles3
Appraisal of indoor environment quality (IEQ) in nearly Zero energy Building (nZEB): A literature review3
Investigation of occupant-related energy aspects of the National Building Code of Canada: Energy use impact and potential least-cost code-compliant upgrades3
Assessing the impact of the envelope’s dynamic thermal transmittance on dwelling’s cooling performance with respect to the occupants’ thermal comfort3
Indoor thermal environment evaluation of postpartum patients in a tertiary level maternity in Romania during summer3
Outdoor space quality: Impact of deep canyon thermal comfort in an urban residential community3
Ventilation increase using radiative cooling and phase change material at no additional energy cost in high ambient temperature countries3
Design, fabrication and computational simulation of a bio-kinetic façade inspired by the mechanism of the Lupinus Succulentus plant for daylight and energy efficiency3
Numerical investigation of air mixer for HVAC testing applications (ASHRAE RP-1733)3
Role of receiver on the performance of a transcritical CO 2 based air-conditioning unit with single-stage and two-stage expansion3
AHU sensor minor fault detection based on piecewise ensemble empirical mode decomposition and an improved combined neural network3
Within- and cross-domain effects of environmental factors on students’ perception in educational buildings3
Laboratory load-based testing and performance rating of residential heat pumps in heating mode3
Cost savings and CO 2 emissions reduction potential in the German district heating system with demand response3
Summer thermal discomfort in substandard housing with openable windows in Hong Kong3
Development of a virtual fan airflow meter for electronically commutated motor fan systems3
Simulative study of a novel fuzzy demand controlled ventilation for façade-integrated decentralized systems in renovated residential buildings3
Measuring the effective thermal resistance of ventilated air-spaces behind common wall assemblies: Theoretical uncertainty analysis and recommendations for the hot box method modifications (ASHRAE 1753
A review of the structure and application of active chilled beams (ACBs) for central air conditioning systems3
Validity of questionnaire survey in evaluating residence’s characteristics and dampness in contemporary human dwellings in Tianjin, China3
Experimental investigation on air dehumidification performance of metal organic frameworks and its application potential for solid desiccant air conditioning systems3
Exploring the adequacy of mechanical ventilation for acceptable indoor air quality in office buildings3
An investigation of human thermal comfort and adaptation in naturally ventilated residential buildings and its implication for energy use in tropical climates of Ethiopia3
Comparative study of outdoor airflow requirement and distribution in multi-zone VAV system with different control strategies3
Investigation of a model predictive controller for use in a highly glazed house with hydronic floor heating and cooling3
Multivariate fault detection for residential HVAC systems using cloud-based thermostat data, part II: Case studies3
Thermodynamic sustainability assessment for residential building heating comparing different energy sources3
Determination of defrost efficiency and energy efficiency index value using different defrost methods and refrigerants: An experimental study3
Artificial intelligence in smart buildings2
User-friendly fault detection method for building chilled water flowmeters: Field data validation2
Multi-objective optimization design of energy efficiency for office building window systems based on indoor thermal comfort2
The borehole thermal energy storage at Emmaboda, Sweden: First distributed temperature measurements2
Relating air quality and other factors to comfort and health related symptoms reported by passengers and crew on commercial transport aircraft (ASHRAE RP-1262)2
Using long-term measurements of airflow, electrical power, indoor temperature, and CO 2 -concentration for evaluating sizing and performance of an all-air HVAC syste2
Thermo-economic analysis of two stages desiccant supported greenhouse cooling system for orchid cultivation in the tropical and sub-tropical region2
Extremum-seeking control integrated online input selection with application to a chilled-water plant2
Prevalence and risk factors for respiratory symptoms among children at child care centers in Malaysia2
Influence of residential indoor environment on self-rated health in China: a cross-sectional study2
Algorithm for searching optimal set values of absorption chiller system using Bayesian optimization2
Investigations on the dynamic characteristic and its influence factors of a transcritical CO 2 automobile heat pump2
Multi-objective optimization of a Stirling cooler using particle swarm optimization algorithm2
Evaluating test method of air cleaning devices for ozone removal (ASHRAE RP-1579)2
Further development and verification of the model for evaporation from pools2
Data-driven model-based flow measurement uncertainty quantification for building central cooling systems using a probabilistic approach2
Systematic assessment of the dynamic behavior of ecofriendly refrigerants used in dual vapor compression chiller2
The autonomous robotic environmental sensor (ARES)2
Investigation of performance improvement of a household freezer by using natural circulation loop2
What we talk about when we talk about EEMs: using text mining and topic modeling to understand building energy efficiency measures (1836-RP)2
Add-on local sweating simulation system for a dry thermal manikin2
Heat stress mitigation in urban streets having hot humid climatic conditions: Strategies and performance results from a real scale retrofitting project2
Numerical and experimental investigation of liquid blowing agent and pentane blowing agent effects on the insulation of a household refrigerator2
Performance assessment of a real water source heat pump within a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing environment2
A rigorous physics-based enhanced parameter estimation (EPE) methodology for calibration of building energy simulations2
Indoor thermal environment during heating season and the health of elderly in China2
Energy-saving method and performance analysis of chiller plants group control based on Kernel Ridge Regression and Genetic Algorithm2
Effect of air supply mode on the airflow distribution inside soft sleeper compartments of air-conditioned trains2
Development of metric models to predict annoyance due to tonal office noise2
How to ensure occupant comfort and satisfaction through deep building retrofit? Lessons from a Danish case study2
Calibrated dynamic zonal model DOMA + using the SCE-UA method – application to atrium temperature distribution prediction2
Energy potential of a ground-air heat exchanger – measurements and computational models2
Study on indoor thermal comfort of different age groups in winter in a rural area of China’s hot-summer and cold-winter region2
Research on noise reduction of rotary compressor valve components based on damping alloy2
Developing a standardized categorization system for energy efficiency measures (1836-RP)2
VOCs concentrations and emission rates in hospital environment and the impact of sampling locations2
The effect of refrigerant circuitry on the performance of a freezer with a tube-on-sheet evaporator2
Experimental and numerical analysis on the influence of glazed balconies on energy consumption and indoor environment of communist-era flats in Romania2
Development of a crankshaft driven single long NiTi tube compressive elastocaloric cooler2
Modification of the commercial polyester filter media support with electrospun polyethylene terephthalate fibers and its application for air purification2
Effect of geometry and operational parameters on the dehumidification performance of a desiccant coated heat exchanger2
Operational strategies and pumping energy saving potential of the combined district heating system with peak-shaving gas-fired boilers in heating substations2
Numerical investigation of a displacer-type pulse tube refrigerator with work recovery2
The energy savings impact of the existing building commissioning process by building type2
Modeling flow and pressure distributions in multi-branch light-commercial duct systems2
Mandated temperature levels in the European building stock - how low can you go?2
Impact of soil model complexity on the long-term thermal performance prediction of a new shallow bore ground heat exchanger2
A review of experimental studies on contaminant transfer in energy exchangers (rp-1780)2
Model-based sensitivity analysis of barometric pressure on cooling capacity measurement of hydronic room fan coil units2
A machine vision–based, quantitative method of capturing spatiotemporal activity for post-occupancy evaluation research2
Performance analysis of desiccant cooling system using polyacrylic acid sodium salt desiccant wheel2
Development and experimental performance characteristics of composite coated daytime radiative water cooler2
Thermodynamic analysis and experimental investigation of the heat pump photovoltaic/thermal integrated system2
Individualized empirical baselines for evaluating the energy performance of existing buildings2
Long-term savings persistence from existing building commissioning and retrofits2
Analysis of parallel flow type internally cooled membrane based liquid desiccant dehumidifier using neural networks approach2
Modeling of transient conduction in building envelope assemblies: A review2