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Thursday 23rd October 2008

Poster Session 1 Bioclimatic Low Energy Design
Poster Session 2 Zero Energy Building
Innovative Materials, Components and Systems
Design Process and Evaluation
Building Assessment and the Occupant


Poster Session 1
Session Chairs: Vivienne Brophy, Andre Potvin, Vincent Buhagiar & Giles Bruce
Bioclimatic Low Energy Design Back to index
102 Building Renovation, Bio Architectural Techniques and Save Energy: an applied study-case in Kore University of Enna City (Italy)
Francesco Patania, University of Catania
103 Microclimate perception analysis through cognitive mapping
Sanda Lenzholzer, Wageningen University
105 Innovative Solutions in Passive House Details
Mlecnik Erwin, TU Delft OTB
107 Simulated Performance of Windcatchers within an Urban Environment
Tomas Elizalde, UCL
128 USE OF WASTE AND LOW ENERGY MATERIALS IN CONSTRUCTION
Peter P Yalley, Cardiff University
171 An urban office designed for the southern Brazilian climate
Marianne Costella, Elemento 5 Bioclimatic Architecture
175 ENVIRONMENTAL ARCHITECTURE. PARAMETRIC DESIGN AND USERS’ CHOICE
Silvio Caputo, Silvio Caputo / r.e.d. (AVA - UEL)
190 Overheating analysis of a naturally ventilated office building in a temperate climate
Hasim Altan, The University of Sheffield
210 Daylighting Museums – a survey on the behaviour and satisfaction of visitors
Fernanda Oliveira, University of Cambridge
225 Green Walls and their Contribution to Environmental Comfort: Environmental Perception in a Residential Building
Miguel Sattler, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
241 BIOCLIMATICS STRATEGIES AND PRINCIPLES OF THE SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION IN THE RECOVERY CENTER OF DEGRADED AREAS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF BRASILIA - BRAZIL
LIZA ANDRADE, LASUS/FAU/UNB
265 Applying Numerical Simulation for Wind Availability Studies of Complex Topography and Land-Sea Phenomenon – For Urban Planning in Hong Kong
Ka Kin Ng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
266 IMPROVEMENT PROPOSAL FOR DOME HOUSES IN INDONESIA
Rika Kisnarini, ITS Surabaya, Indonesia
268 Ventilation performance in a funneling window
Adolfo Gómez Amador, University of Colima
269 Bioclimatic elements and design principles of the traditional architecture in northern Greece
Aineias Oikonomou, National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture
270 Water conservation in the traditional environment of the island of Sifnos, Greece
Aineias Oikonomou, National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture
282 Low-Income Housing in Lagos - Sustainable Techniques for Modular Construction
Tobi Adamolekun, A.A
286 Assessment of Bioclimatic Applications in Buildings and the Consequent Reduction in Water Consumption when Using Evaporative Cooling Systems
Luis Carlos Herrera Sosa, ISTHMUS NORTE
293 Sustainable Daylighting Strategy of a Chinese Traditional Building: FaLun Palace of Yonghe Tibet Temple
Aiying Wang, Tianjin University
294 Prediction of Daylight Performance in Office Buildings based on LEED 2.2 Daylight Requirements
Dong-Hwan Ko, Illinois Institute of Technology
300 THE EXPERIMENTATION OF IMPROVED EVAPORATIVE COOLING WIND TOWER IN REAL OFFICE BUILDING
Yasmina Bouchahm, Laboratory of bioclimatic Architecture and Environment (A.B.E)
307 Passive design for urban thermal comfort: a comparison between different urban forms in Cairo, Egypt
Mohamad Fahmy, University of Sheffield
320 Comparison of methodologies for Test Reference Year (TRY) generation for Mediterranean sites
Giancarlo Sorrentino, Università degli Studi di Palermo
365 Outdoor thermal comfort modelling in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Leonardo Monteiro, FAUUSP
373 Sustainability of retrofit actions in industrial buildings
Piercarlo Romagnoni, University IUAV of Venezia
393 An air circulation comparative study between the application of short and long wind-catchers in a confined space: case of House VI of Vila 37
Patricia Drach, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ
397 Double-skin facade exhaustive simulation throughout combined thermal and daylight modelling. Application to optimal control
Valentin Gavan, Centre de Thermique de Lyon (CETHIL)
411 Thermal characteristic of building envelope in revitalized post-industrial buildings
Dariusz Heim, Technical University of Lodz
424 Passive and low energy architecture of hammams in the Mediterraanean
Jean Bouillot, JB Architecture
434 Cave dwelling in China
Jean Bouillot, JB Architecture
454 Ecological optimisation of thermal insulation
Zsuzsa Szalay, UCD Energy Research Group
475 DAYLIGHTING DESIGN FOR LOW ENERGY BUILDINGS IN SOUTH ITALY
Sergio Sibilio, Facoltà di Architettura
479 A Quick Design Approach towards the Energy Efficient Buildings in Pakistan.
Sabahat Alamgir, University of Engg. & Tech., Lahore.
483 San Pedro National Park Zero Energy Plan
Anibal Figueroa, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana
505 Sick Building Syndrome in a University Building – An Educational Survey
Isaac Meir, Ben-Gurion University
523 Sustainable architecture for horses
Juan Gonzalez Calderon, Onarquitectura
531 OUTDOOR COMFORT IN OPEN SPACES : PROPOSAL FOR A QUICK EVALUATION METHOD
Joelle Goyette-Pernot, University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland
546 High Altitude Deisgn; Optimising Residential Architecture in the Alborz Mountains, Iran
Yasamin Arbabi, KPF
570 FROM GREEN BUILDING TO SUSTAINABLE URBAN SETTLEMENTS: A NEW ASSESSMENT METHOD
Fazia Ali-Toudert, University of Dortmund
575 Low energy dwelling: Is it possible to build with low embodied energy and have a passive solar House?
Genevieve Jones, Robert Gordon University
618 Thermal performance of an office building with a double skin façade in a Mediterranean climate
Waldo Bustamante, P. Catholic University of Chile
635 THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF A VEGETATED WALL DURING HOT AND COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS
Ioannnis Tsiros, Agricultural University of Athens
648 Evaluation of the radius of influence of different arboreal species on microclimate provided by vegetation
Lucila Chebel Labaki, University of Campinas
652 Applying sustainable renovation policies to buildings: Are we missing a step?
Erika Mata, Escola Tècnica Superior Arquirectura Vallès
665 Building Material Selection and Air Quality in Healthcare Design: A Survey of the Design and Construction Industry
Kelly Cook, University of Kansas
672 Recycling and Vocational Education Center designed with Low Human and Environmental Impact Principles
Joana Carla Soares Gonçalves, Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of São Paulo
680 A Modern use of cooling systems which being used in Iranian traditional wind-catcher (Ba'd-gir)
Farzin Haghparast, Tabriz Islamic Art University
682 A Study on Daylighting Internally Reflected Component - Correlation Between Theorectical and Real Architecture Models
Fernando Oscar Ruttkay Pereira, Federal University of Santa Catarina
728 Indoor Air Quality in French Educational Buildings
Agota Szucs, LEPTIAB Université de La Rochelle


Poster Session 2
Session Chairs: Andras Zold, Kevin McCartney, Alison Kwok and Vivienne Brophy

Zero Energy Building Back to index
110 Towards a zero energy house strategy fitting for south Iraq climate
Amjad Almusaed, ARCHCREA
131 Indicator for Sustainable Housing Design: from EcoHomes to the Code for Sustainable Homes
Bing Chen, University of Sheffield
142 Energy Performance Benchmarking (EPB): a system to measure building energy efficiency
Stephen Sharples, University of Sheffield
263 Zero energy renovation of Nemavo-Airey dwellings: a ventilation concept based on occupant behaviour
Michiel Ham, Eindhoven University of Technology
323 Climate-robust design of zero energy buildings with aquifer thermal energy storage
Kees Wisse, DWA installation and energy consultancy
362 Indoor climate control effect of AAC panels as determined by house model measurements and simulations
Yuko Tsukiyama, ASAHI KASEI HOMES CORPORATION
529 Climatic Study of cold dwelling (Case study: Hamedan city)
Faezeh Etemad Sheikholeslamy, Bo-Ali University
554 The economics of extremely low energy dwellings: how far can we go?
Griet Verbeeck, University College of the Province of Limbourg
566 THERMAL AND ENERGETIC ANALYSIS OF A PRECAST PANEL FOR INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
RAFFAELLO POSSIDENTE, SECONDA UNIVERSITA' DI NAPOLI
597 ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND ENERGY ANALYSIS OF A COMPLEX OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN PARIS
Giacomo Salvadori, Dipartimento di Energetica - Università di Pisa
607 Sustainable Housing Development: Design Towards Zero Energy For Space Heating
Ai Tee Goh, University of Liverpool
634 Environmentally Sensitive Building Extensions and the Progression to Zero Carbon Existing Buildings
Adrian Pitts, Sheffield Hallam University
678 The Evolution of Energy Efficiency Policy in Germany and the EnEV 2007
Marlon Leão, Technical University Braunschweig

Design Process and Evaluation Back to index
132 Sustainability-related Educational Programmes for Sustainable Housing Design
Bing Chen, University of Sheffield
137 A sustainability evaluation method: the former Italgas Media Village’s case study
Elena Montacchini, Polytechnic University of Turin
139 A New Occupant-Centric Metric for Building Energy Performance
Ahmad Barclay, RMJM Architects
150 Bridging the gap between energy efficiency and comfort: a design strategy for the Mediterranean areas
Antonella Mazzeo, Università Mediterranea degli Studi di Reggio Calabria
162 THERMAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION METHOD FOR LOW COST SINGLE-FAMILY ONE-FLOOR HOUSING FOR PORTO ALEGRE - BRAZIL
Miguel Sattler, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
193 Estimating Average Sky View Factors of Urban Surfaces with Simple Geometric Parameters
Koen Steemers, University of Cambridge
231 Integral Sustainable Building Design Workshops in professional practice
Marinus Van Houten, Technical University Eindhoven
264 Zero Energy Housing with low environmental impact: The Trias Materia
Michiel Ham, Eindhoven University of Technology
315 Energy performance calculation methods for the Italian existing dwellings: a comparison
Michele Zinzi, enea
341 Potential for the implementation of evaporative cooling in a subhumid warm climate through the use of the humidex index
Pablo Elias, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas
381 Numerical analysis of convective heat transfer coefficient in building façades under the action of the wind
Cristina San Juan, CIEMAT
385 School buildings as learning tools: guidelines for the eco-efficient renovation project
Silvia Tedesco, Polytechnic University of Turin
404 Dynamic simulation of a passive house in different locations in Italy
Alessia Giovanardi, Eurac research
442 7 Fountains Primary School Post-occupancy Evaluation
Paul Carew, PJ Carew Consulting
447 Numerical study on thermal and fluid dynamic behavior of an open-joint ventilated façade
Cristina San Juan, CIEMAT
486 Daylight simulation in buildings
Silvia Garcia Tavares, Universidade Federal do Tocantins
499 Use of simplified tools to evaluate thermal comfort in urban spaces in the teaching experience
Valentina Dessì, Polytechnic of Milan
555 SOLAR RADIATION MODELING IMPACT ON CONTROL STRATEGIES DESIGN
Mohamed El Mankibi, ENTPE-DGCB
602 Integrating the perceptual dimension into decision support tools related to the environmental quality of materials
Nathalie Tornay, Grecau
675 Defining an Architectural Typology for the Urban Farm
Tiffany Broyles, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC


Innovative Materials, Components and Systems Back to index
144 First results of a BIPV Project in Romania
Laurentiu Fara, Politehnica University of Bucharest
188 Fine-wire heat exchanger can effective heat and cool
Jon Kristinsson, kristinsson architectural engineers
232 Integral design of sustainable energy into buildings: from synergy to Flexergy
Marinus Van Houten, Technical University Eindhoven
322 Evaluation of sustainable performances for the “rammed earth” material. A case study in Abruzzo Region, Italy
Luca Buoninconti, University Federico II – Naples
328 NEW BUILDING COMPONENTS FROM AN ANCIENT MATERIAL: BAMBOO
Irene Caltabiano, Politecnico di Torino
337 Individual user behaviour leading factor agent comfort control technology
Marinus Van Houten, Technical University Eindhoven
346 Developing a Low Cost, Sustainable Housing Prototype Using Recycled Waste Materials in Tijuana, Mexico
Matthew West, Cal Poly Pomona
433 Construction methods which can achieve A3 rating at minimal extra cost
James Pike, O’Mahony Pike Architects
448 Efficient structural roof form as a tool for energy savings in building design
David Pearlmutter, Ben-Gurion University
468 An Energy Autonomous Building
Agapi Fylaktou-Cattaneo, Fylaktou-Cattaneo
545 Daylight control in Art Galleries through dynamic inter-reflection
Giles Bruce, BDSP Partnership
576 Embedded Stone Wall Construction in Lisbon
Silvia Pelham, Faculdade de Arquitectura – UTL
584 Advanced Decentralized Ventilation: How Wind Pressure Can Be Used to Improve System Performance and Energy Efficiency
Luca Baldini, ETH Zurich, Building Systems Group
647 Exergy recovery from warm wastewater for an integrated low exergy building system
Forrest Meggers, ETH Zurich
700 Energy Demand Reduction Applying Different Window Areas and Performance Glasses in Brazil
Marlon Leão, Technical University Braunschweig


Building Assessment and the Occupant Back to index
117 Some Trials for Heating & Cooling-Free Housing in Sapporo, Hokkaido
Masamichi Enai, Hokkaido University
138 Challenge of Vernacular Architecture and Modern Life Style – Case Study in Iran
Shahrbanoo Djalilian, Shahid Beheshti University
187 Assessment and evaluation of the thermal and acoustical conditions in traditional bath buildings
Kristina Orehounig, Vienna University of Technology
278 Building energy performance considering post occupancy: a case study of an innovative academic research building
Eirini Tsianaka, RMJM Architects
285 Hourly Thermal Neutral Temperatures of Natural-Ventilated Buildings in Colima, Mexico
Gabriel Gomez-Azpeitia, University of Colima
408 Adaptive comfort and climate-sensitive architecture: How occupants feel in their homes?
Carolina Ganem, INCIHUSA-CONICET and ETSAB-UPC
421 Lighting control system: energy efficiency and users’ behaviour in office buildings
Michela Chiogna, University of Trento
463 INFLUENCE OF THERMAL MASS IN THE FAÇADE ON THERMAL BEHAVIOR OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN CLIMATE
Marco Massetti, La Salle – Ramon Llull University
574 The Study of a Market Building Design Concerning the Thermal Comfort Improvement
Religiana Hendarti, Trisakti University
589 Energy and Carbon Emission Savings due to Hybrid Ventilation of Office Buildings in Arid Climates
Sherif Ezzeldin, De Montfort University
637 Low energy dwellings in Greece according to the Passive House Standard
Phaethon Psichis, Earth Architecture ltd
681 Environmentally Responsive Architecture; Passive Design for School in Southern India
Varun Kohli, SOM
687 The ‘Pleasant’ Temperature –Window Manipulation and Dynamics of Thermal Comfort in a Naturally Conditioned Space
André Potvin, Université Laval
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