modelling and simulation

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The final MOEEBIUS event will be focused on the outcomes from the different project activities - the aim will be to present the project findings in an attractive way to contribute to dissemination of the knowledge and experience gathered throughout the project.   We are happy to share the news - and invite you all to participate the event and to save the date: 28/02/2019!  
Post date: 25 Jan 2019
Type: Event

eQuest is a freeware, easy to use building energy use analysis tool which provides professional-level results with an affordable level of effort. It allows users to perform detailed analysis of today's state-of-the-art building design technologies using today's most sophisticated building energy use simulation techniques but without requiring extensive experience in the "art" of building performance modeling.  
Post date: 24 Jan 2019
Type: Tool

This paper describes the evolution of the thermal network and its applications for making simplified thermal models of buildings by means of thermal resistances (R) and capacitances (C). In the literature, there are several modelling schemes for buildings. Here, we investigate the advantages, disadvantages, and improvements of thermal networks.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

The thermal network method is a reliable approach to study the thermal performance of buildings. It is able to simulate the indoor temperature, heating and cooling loads by means of a set of ordinary differential equations. In this work, a 4R3C thermal network has been proposed to study a detached building.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

Buildings are one of the main energy consumer and carbon emission sources in European countries. Population growth in cities may be effective for economic growth, but by considering overpopulated cities, making new efficient buildings and optimizing energy consumption in older ones may be a good solution for energy management and carbon reduction in them.  
Post date: 23 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

On 26th and 27th November 2018, the Competence Centre Building Envelope of Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts once again hosted the international conference FACADE 2018 at the KKL Lucerne. This year’s event has been also the closing conference of the COST Action TU1403 “Adaptive Facades Network”, which was initiated by the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts four years ago.
Post date: 19 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

CREATE: Totem stimulates the creativity of designers/specifiers to realize projects that combine all the requirements related to the environmental challenges of tomorrow.   EVALUATE: Totem allows the evaluation of the environmental impacts of building elements or buildings according to a scientific method adapted to the particularities of the Belgian construction market.  
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
Type: Tool

Buildings 2030 is hosting the launch of the impact modelling study conducted by Buildings Performance Institute Europe focused on assessing and monetizing the impact of schools, offices and hospitals on our health, wellbeing and productivity.   Event Programme 1. Welcome from Buildings 2030 by Rodolphe Nicolle, Executive Director, Buildings 2030.
Post date: 21 Nov 2018
Type: Event

Climate.OneBuilding.Org is e repository of free climate data for building performance simulation.   The website contains typical, single-year climate data files in EPW format from many publicly available data sets from around the world. The weather data on the site are derived from a number of public sources.
Post date: 13 Nov 2018
Type: Tool

WORKSHOPS   1. - Pierre Hallot, géomatician « La réalité virtuelle pour la rénovation du Patrimoine » ULg Liège Faculty of Architecture (B)   2. - Showcase « Pour l’architecture : l’audiovisuel ! » Par Screen.brussels : Immeractive - Never Touch The Red Button - Space Filling - Virtualize   PRESENTATIONS   14:00 Anat Stern, m.arch, « How to construct Zaha Hadid’s architecture »
Post date: 5 Nov 2018
Type: Event