A Framework To Assess The Interoperability Of Commercial Buildings At A District Scale

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Title: A Framework To Assess The Interoperability Of Commercial Buildings At A District Scale
Authors: Shamsi, Mohammad HarisAli, UsmanAlshehri, FawazO'Donnell, James
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10653
Date: 12-Sep-2018
Online since: 2019-05-27T07:56:10Z
Abstract: Expensive control technology coupled with absence of a proper framework result in buildings that operate independently for their entire operating life. This paper introduces a framework to assess the potential of buildings to function together using heat load demand patterns and buildings thermal mass. Buildings are characterized as possessing variable and stable heat demand patterns and internal conditions are modified to achieve a peak heat demand reduction. Results indicate 8% reduction in overall peak heat demand when two buildings are operated together. The analysis clearly establishes the significance of an integrated energy system that leads to a reduction in peak loads.
Funding Details: Science Foundation Ireland
Type of material: Conference Publication
Publisher: International Building Simulation Association England
Volume: 4
Start page: 389
End page: 395
Series/Report no.: Session 4B: Digital Modelling
Copyright (published version): 20198 IBPSA
Keywords: Heat load demand patternsThermal massEnergy systemEnergy efficiencyBuilding efficiency
Other versions: http://www.ibpsa.org/bso-2018-proceedings/
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Proceedings of the 4th IBPSA-England Conference on Building Simulation and Optimization
Conference Details: 4th IBPSA-England Conference on Building Simulation and Optimization, Cambridge, U, 11-12 September 2018
Appears in Collections:Mechanical & Materials Engineering Research Collection

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