Science and Technology for the Built Environment

(The TQCC of Science and Technology for the Built Environment is 4. 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
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
Simulation of humidity and temperature distribution in green roof with pozzolana as drainage layer: Influence of outdoor seasonal weather conditions and internal ceiling temperature13
Thermal performance of passive techniques integrated to a house and the concept of passive house in the six climates of Morocco12
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
Experimental comparison of R404A and R452A in refrigeration systems11
Experimental study of the impact of passenger behavior on the aircraft cabin environment11
The effect of thermal discomfort on human well-being, psychological response and performance10
Detailed characterization of bedroom ventilation during heating season in a naturally ventilated semi-detached house and a mechanically ventilated apartment10
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
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
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
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
On-policy learning-based deep reinforcement learning assessment for building control efficiency and stability4
Experimental investigation of thermal vehicular environment during the summer season4
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
Integrated energy, daylighting and visual comfort analysis of window systems in patient rooms4
Experimental and numerical study on the thermal plumes of a standing and lying human in an operating room4
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
A cosine-based correlation information entropy approach for building automatic fault detection baseline construction4
Experimental study on indoor thermal environment of industrial building spaces enclosed by fabric membranes4
Dither extremum seeking control of a variable refrigerant flow system with equality constraint handling4
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