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. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Application of deep Q-networks for model-free optimal control balancing between different HVAC systems44
Integrating IAQ control strategies to reduce the risk of asymptomatic SARS CoV-2 infections in classrooms and open plan offices43
The ASHRAE Great Energy Predictor III competition: Overview and results40
Airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in indoor environments: A comprehensive review33
Associations of bedroom temperature and ventilation with sleep quality29
Review of studies on thermal comfort in Indian residential buildings25
Demand response potential of district heating and ventilation in an educational office building21
Strategies to minimize SARS-CoV-2 transmission in classroom settings: combined impacts of ventilation and mask effective filtration efficiency20
Fault detection and diagnosis for heat source system using convolutional neural network with imaged faulty behavior data19
Analysis of the thermal interference between ground source heat pump systems in dense neighborhoods18
Optimal scheduling model for smart home energy management system based on the fusion algorithm of harmony search algorithm and particle swarm optimization algorithm18
Development of an aerogel-based thermal coating for the energy retrofit and the prevention of condensation risk in existing buildings17
Analysis of unsteady airflow in a subway station influenced by train movement17
Fault detection and diagnosis for the screw chillers using multi-region XGBoost model16
Performance evaluation of an automotive air conditioning and heat pump system using R1234yf and R134a15
Influence of window opening degree on natural ventilation performance of residential buildings in Hong Kong14
Thermal performance augmentation of a solar flat plate collector using the shot peening technique14
Experimental and numerical investigation of the thermal performance of evaporative cooled greenhouses in hot and arid climates14
Exploring smart thermostat users’ schedule override behaviors and the energy consequences13
Model-free optimal chiller loading method based on Q-learning13
Thermo-hydrodynamic analysis and optimal design of a GM cycle cryorefrigerator using response surface methodology and particle swarm optimization13
Thermal resistance of ventilated air-spaces behind external claddings; definitions and challenges (ASHRAE 1759-RP)12
Energy savings and risk of mold growth in apartments renovated with internal insulation12
Simulation of humidity and temperature distribution in green roof with pozzolana as drainage layer: Influence of outdoor seasonal weather conditions and internal ceiling temperature11
Gray-box virtual sensor of the supply air temperature of air handling units11
Response of eight low-cost particle sensors and consumer devices to typical indoor emission events in a real home (ASHRAE 1756-RP)11
Determination of optimum insulation thickness by life cycle cost analysis for residential buildings in Turkey11
The impact of rock fracturing and pump intake location on the thermal recovery of a standing column well: model development, experimental validation, and numerical analysis10
Techno-economic analysis of air-source heat pump (ASHP) technology for single-detached home heating applications in Canada10
Chiller fault detection and diagnosis by knowledge transfer based on adaptive imbalanced processing10
Thermoeconomic performance optimization of an orifice pulse tube refrigerator10
Evaluation of in-duct UV-C lamp array on air disinfection: A numerical analysis10
A method based on environmental monitoring and building dynamic simulation to assess indoor climate control strategies in the preventive conservation within historical buildings10
Thermal performance of passive techniques integrated to a house and the concept of passive house in the six climates of Morocco9
Assessments of demand response potential in small commercial buildings across the United States9
Heat transfer and pressure drop of R1123/R32 (40/60 mass%) flow in horizontal microfin tubes during condensation and evaporation9
Assessing a fit-for-purpose urban building energy modelling framework with reference to Ahmedabad9
Insights into parameter estimation for thermal response tests on borehole heat exchangers9
Evaluation of infection risk for SARS-CoV-2 transmission on university campuses9
A method for extracting performance metrics using work-order data9
Investigating the impact of filters on long-term particle concentration measurements in residences (RP-1649)9
Theoretical and experimental analysis of a vertical direct expansion geothermal evaporator using CO2 as refrigerant9
Can carbon dioxide be a good indicator for formaldehyde in residences?—Monte Carlo modeling for a whole year8
Effects of window opening on the bedroom environment and resulting sleep quality8
A review of the current status and development of 5GDHC and characterization of a novel shared energy system8
Impact assessment of air velocity on thermal comfort in composite climate of India7
Recovering latent and sensible energy from building exhaust with membrane-based energy recovery ventilation7
Impact of chilled ceiling on indoor air distribution in a room with mixing ventilation7
Comparative thermal comfort study in educational buildings in autumn and winter seasons7
IEQ assessment in free-running university classrooms7
Experimental comparison of R404A and R452A in refrigeration systems7
Energy and ventilation performance analysis for CO2-based demand-controlled ventilation in multiple-zone VAV systems with fan-powered terminal units (ASHRAE RP-1819)7
Air-conditioning demand response resource assessment for Australia7
Efficient g-function approximation with artificial neural networks for a varying number of boreholes on a regular or irregular layout7
Particle dispersion and deposition in displacement ventilation systems combined with floor heating7
The comparative study of thermal comfort and sleep quality for innovative designed mattress in hot weather7
Online reset strategy based on linear correlation for variable static pressure control of VAV system7
Universal short time g*-functions: generation and application6
Comparative performance analysis of ORC–VCRC combined systems based on refrigerant selection6
3D numerical simulation of a novel ventilated roof: thermal performance analysis and fluid flow behavior6
Experimental and theoretical analysis of mechanical draft counterflow wet cooling towers6
Condensation heat transfer characteristics and pressure drops of R410A, R22, R32, and R290 in a multiport rectangular channel6
A workflow for bedrock thermal conductivity map to help designing geothermal heat pump systems in the St. Lawrence Lowlands, Québec, Canada6
Experimental study on the deterioration of thermal insulation performance due to wind washing of the cavity insulation in leaky walls6
Experimental comparison of thermal conditions in office rooms: Diffuse ceiling ventilation, chilled beam system, and chilled ceiling combined with mixing ventilation6
Airflow design and source control strategies for reducing airborne contaminant exposure in passenger aircraft cabins during the climb leg6
Assessment of virtual thermal manikins for thermal comfort numerical studies. Verification and validation6
Characterization, testing, and optimization of load aggregation methods for ground heat exchanger response-factor models6
Exploitation of dynamic simulation to investigate the effectiveness of the Smart Readiness Indicator: application to the Energy Center building of Turin6
Detailed characterization of bedroom ventilation during heating season in a naturally ventilated semi-detached house and a mechanically ventilated apartment6
Optimal design, sizing and operation of heat-pump liquid desiccant air conditioning systems6
A methodology to integrate maintenance management systems and BIM to improve building management6
Analysis of zone-by-zone indoor environmental conditions and electricity savings from the use of a smart thermostat: A residential case study6
Transient sensor errors and their impact on fixed-bed regenerator (FBR) testing standards6
High efficiency 3-D printed microchannel polymer heat exchangers for air conditioning applications5
A fast building demand response method based on supply–demand coordination for urgent responses to smart grids5
Identification of simplified energy performance models of variable-speed air conditioners using likelihood ratio test method5
Assessment and discussion of the level of the application of passive/natural systems and daylighting systems by practitioners in the US5
The virtual in-situ calibration of various physical sensors in air handling units5
Investigating the optimization potential of daylight, energy and occupant satisfaction performance in classrooms using innovative photovoltaic integrated light shelf systems5
Effect of laminar airflow unit diffuser size on pathogen particle distribution in an operating room5
Research challenges and directions in HVAC fault prevalence5
In-Tube condensation of zeotropic refrigerant R454C from superheated vapor to subcooled liquid5
Operation and grid interaction modeling of a house with a building integrated photovoltaic thermal (BIPV/T) system coupled to an air-source heat pump5
Limitations of machine learning for building energy prediction: ASHRAE Great Energy Predictor III Kaggle competition error analysis5
Vertical green walls for noise and temperature reduction – An experimental investigation5
Thermal preference-based control studies: review and detailed classification5
Influence of ventilation strategies on dispersion and removal of fine particles: An experimental and simulation study5
Energy and exergy analysis of a desiccant cooling system integrated with thermal energy storage and photovoltaic/thermal-solar air collectors5
Perceptions of thermal conditions in contemporary high-rise apartment buildings under different temperature control strategies5
The effect of thermal discomfort on human well-being, psychological response and performance5
Analysis of subjective responses for the evaluation of the indoor environmental quality of an educational building4
Optimization of useful daylight illuminance vs. drag force for vertical shading fins/panels4
Energy renovation strategies for office buildings using direct ground cooling systems4
Characteristics optimization of composite phase-change wall during intermittent heating process4
Benchmarking operational performance of buildings by text mining tenant surveys4
Experimental and numerical analysis of the performance of the R290 rotary compressor used in a split-room air conditioner at high ambient temperature4
Normal and extreme aircraft accelerations and the effects on exposure to expiratory airborne contaminant inside commercial aircraft cabins4
Coupled transparent insulation system with low emissivity solar absorber: An experimentally validated building energy simulation study4
Analyzing power and energy flexibilities by demand response in district heated buildings in Finland and Germany4
Optimization of energy consumption and daylight performance in residential building regarding windows design in hot and dry climate of Isfahan4
A review of heat and mass transfer mechanisms of dehumidifiers and regenerators for liquid desiccant cooling systems4
Renovation in hospitals: An experimental study of negative pressure and filtration4
Development of new baseline models for U.S. medium office buildings based on commercial buildings energy consumption survey data4
Transient multipole expansion for heat transfer in ground heat exchangers4
Benchmarking and visualization of building portfolios by applying text analytics to maintenance work order logs4
Transport properties of real moist air, dry air, steam, and water4
Thermal performance and experimental assessment of building orientations in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)4
Performance analysis of a membrane dehumidifier system subject to component characteristics – a numerical model4
Numerical simulation of the effects of secondary roughness in the form of extension to arrays of terraced houses on pedestrian wind4
All-air system and radiant floor for heating and cooling in residential buildings: A simulation-based analysis4
Experimental and numerical study on the thermal plumes of a standing and lying human in an operating room4
Analysis of the long-term thermal response of geothermal heat exchangers by means of asymptotic expansion techniques4
Classification of sequencing logic faults in multiple zone air handling units: A review and case study4
Local vs. integrated control of a variable refrigerant flow system using artificial neural networks4
Effects of stretch and radiation on the laminar burning velocity of R-32/air flames4
Experimental study of the impact of passenger behavior on the aircraft cabin environment4
Effects of moisture content, temperature and pollutant mixture on atmospheric corrosion of copper and silver and implications for the environmental design of data centers (RP-1755)4