Scientific Papers

Network Publications (sample)

 

July 2011 - June 2012

Build-up and long-term performance prediction of a hybrid solar ground source heat pump system for office building in cold climate

Wang, E., Fung, A., Qi, C., Leong, W., 2012, Build-up and long-term performance prediction of a hybrid solar ground source heat pump system for office building in cold climate, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Coupling soil heat and mass transfer models to foundations in whole-building simulation packages

Pinel, P., Beausoleil-Morrison, I., 2012, Coupling soil heat and mass transfer models to foundations in whole-building simulation packages, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

DOE2 Dry-Bulb Temperature Precision Level Impact on Sensible Economizer Perfomance

Lachapelle, A-C., Love, J., 2012, DOE2 Dry-Bulb Temperature Precision Level Impact on Sensible Economizer Perfomance, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Effect of window modifications on household energy requirement for heating and cooling in Canada

Nikoofard, S., Ugursal, I., Beausoleil-Morrison, I., 2012, Effect of window modifications on household energy requirement for heating and cooling in Canada, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Energy Analysis and Comparison of Advanced Vapour Compression Heat Pump ArrangementsSelf, S., Rosen, M., Reddy, B., 2012

Self, S., Rosen, M., Reddy, B., 2012, Energy Analysis and Comparison of Advanced Vapour Compression Heat Pump Arrangements, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Investigation of performance enhancement of a building integrated photovoltaic thermal system

Yang T., Athienitis, A. K., 2012, Investigation of performance enhancement of a building integrated photovoltaic thermal system, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Modelling of High-performance Envelope and Façade Integrated Photovoltaic/Solar Thermal Systems for High-Latitude Applications

Chen, Y., Athienitis, A.K., Fazio, P., 2012, Modelling of High-performance Envelope and Façade Integrated Photovoltaic/Solar Thermal Systems for High-Latitude Applications, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Multi-objective optimization for the life cycle of a single-family house envelope

Hamelin, M.C., Zmeureanu, R., 2012, Multi-objective optimization for the life cycle of a single-family house envelope, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Optimal PV orientation and geographic dispersion: a study of 10 Canadian cities and 16 Ontario locations

Kemery, B., Beausoleil-Morrison, I., Rowlands, I., 2012, Optimal PV orientation and geographic dispersion: a study of 10 Canadian cities and 16 Ontario locations, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Optimization of a residential solar Combisystem for Minimum Life Cycle Energy and Cost

Ng Cheng Hin, J., Zmeureanu, R., 2012, Optimization of a residential solar Combisystem for Minimum Life Cycle Energy and Cost, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Potential benefits from Thermosyphon-PCM (TP) integrated design for buildings applications in Toronto

Poulad, M., Fung, A., 2012, Potential benefits from Thermosyphon-PCM (TP) integrated design for buildings applications in Toronto, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Seasonal Stratified Thermal Energy Storage Exergy Analysis

Rezaie, B., Reddy, B., Rosen, A., 2012, Seasonal Stratified Thermal Energy Storage Exergy Analysis, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Simulations of a New Double U-tube Borehole Configuration with Solar Heat Injection and Ground Freezing

Nejad, P., Bernier, M., 2012, Simulations of a New Double U-tube Borehole Configuration with Solar Heat Injection and Ground Freezing, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Simulink® Model of Single CO2 Sensor Location Impact on CO2 Levels in Recirculating Multiple-Zone Systems

Lachapelle, A-C., Love, J., 2012, Simulink® Model of Single CO2 Sensor Location Impact on CO2 Levels in Recirculating Multiple-Zone Systems, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Solar Optimized Neighbourhood Patterns: Evaluation and Guidelines

Hachem, C., Athienitis, A.K., Fazio, P., 2012, Solar Optimized Neighbourhood Patterns: Evaluation and Guidelines, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Thermal modeling for ventilated structural components using frequency response and finite difference methods and comparison with experimental data

Chen, YX., Athienitis, A. K., Galal, K. E., 2012, Thermal modeling for ventilated structural components using frequency response and finite difference methods and comparison with experimental data, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Thermally Interacting Multiple Boreholes with Variable Heating Strength

Koohi-Fayegh, S., Rosen, M., 2012, Thermally Interacting Multiple Boreholes with Variable Heating Strength, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

TRNSYS modeling of a novel ceiling panel designed to maintain space humidity in an office building

Eldeeb, R., Fauchoux, M., Simonson, C., 2012, TRNSYS modeling of a novel ceiling panel designed to maintain space humidity in an office building, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Utilisation des g-fuctions de Eskilson pour la simulation de systèmes géothermiques

Cimmino, M., Bernier, M., Pasquier, P., 2012, Utilisation des g-fuctions de Eskilson pour la simulation de systèmes géothermiques, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

Wind Tunnel Assessment of the Wind Velocity Distribution on Vertical Façades

Vasan, N., Stathopoulos, T., 2012, Wind Tunnel Assessment of the Wind Velocity Distribution on Vertical Façades, in proceedings of eSim conference, May 1-4, 2012, Halifax, Canada.

 

Journal Publications

2011

Kim, E.-J., J.-J. Roux, M. Bernier and O. Cauret. 2011. Three-dimensional numerical modeling of vertical ground heat exchangers: domain decomposition and state model reduction. International Journal of HVAC Research, 17(6): 912-927.

Hachem, C., A. Athienitis and P. Fazio. 2011a. Investigation of solar potential of housing units in different neighborhood designs. Energy and Buildings, 43(9): 2262-2273.

Hachem, C., A. Athienitis and P. Fazio. 2011b. Parametric investigation of geometric form effects on solar potential of housing units. Solar Energy, 85(9): 1864-1877.

Mohareb, E., C. Kennedy, K. Pressnail and D. Harvey. 2011. Decoupling of building energy use and climate. Energy and Buildings, 43: 2961–2963.

Cauret, O. and M. Kummert. 2011. Potential of solar assisted ground source heat pumps with unglazed solar collectors for French office buildings. REHVA Journal, 48(4): 16-21.

Eslami-nejad, P. and M. Bernier. 2011a. Coupling of geothermal heat pumps with thermal solar collectors using double U-tube boreholes with two independent circuits. Applied Thermal Engineering, 31(14-15): 3066-3077.

Eslami-nejad, P. and M. Bernier. 2011b. Heat transfer in double U-tube boreholes with two independent circuits. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, 103(8): 12 pages.

Philippe, M., M. Bernier, D. Marchio and S. Lopez. 2011. A semi-analytical model for serpentine horizontal ground heat exchangers. International Journal of HVAC Research, 17(6): 1044-1058.

Candanedo, J. A., A. Allard and A. K. Athienitis. 2011. Predictive control of radiant floor heating and transmitted irradiance in a room with high solar gains. ASHRAE Transactions, 117(2): 652-665.

Monfet, D. and R. Zmeureanu. 2011. Ongoing commissioning approach for a central cooling and heating plant. ASHRAE Transactions, 117(1): 908-924.

Oosthuizen, P. and J. Paul. 2011. Numerical Study of the convective heat transfer rate from a window covered by a top down - bottom up plane blind system to an adjacent room. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 25: 749-754.

 

2012

Bertagnolio, S., M. Bernier and M. Kummert. 2012. Comparing vertical ground heat exchanger models. International Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 5(6): 369-383.

Eslami-nejad, P., M. Bernier and O. Cauret. 2012. Freezing of geothermal borehole surroundings: A numerical and experimental assessment with applications. Applied Energy, 98: 333-345.

Haji Abedin, A. and M. Rosen. 2012a. Energy and exergy analyses of an open thermochemical energy storage system: methodology and illustrative application. The Open Renewable Energy Journal, 5: 41-48.

Haji Abedin, A. and M. Rosen. 2012b. Closed and open thermochemical energy storage: energy- and exergy-based comparisons. Energy, 41: 83-92.

Koohi-Fayegh, S. and M. Rosen. 2012a. On thermally interacting multiple boreholes with variable heating strength: comparison between analytical and numerical approaches Sustainability, 4: 1848-1866.

Koohi-Fayegh, S. and M. Rosen. 2012b. Examination of thermal interaction of multiple vertical ground heat exchangers. Applied Energy, 97: 962-969.

Ndiaye, D. and M. Bernier. 2012a. Transient model of a geothermal heat pump in cycling conditions - Part A: the model. International Journal of Refrigeration, 35(8): 2110-2123.

Ndiaye, D. and M. Bernier. 2012b. Transient model of a geothermal heat pump in cycling conditions - Part B: experimental validation and results. International Journal of Refrigeration, 35(8): 2124-2137.

Rezaie, B., B. Reddy and M. Rosen. 2012. Assessment of the utilization of thermal energy storage in district energy systems Energy, Environment and Economics, 20: 395-414.

Salim Shirazi, A. and M. Bernier. 2013b. Thermal capacity effects in borehole ground heat exchangers. Energy and Buildings, 67: 352-364.

Self, S., B. Reddy and M. Rosen. 2012a. Geothermal heat pump systems: status review and comparison with other heating options Applied Energy, 101: 341-348.

Self, S., B. Reddy and M. Rosen. 2012b. Parametric performance analyses of geothermal heat pump systems. Energy, Environment and Economics, 20.

Wang, E., A. S. Fung, C. Qi and W. H. Leong. 2012. Performance prediction of a hybrid solar ground-source heat pump system. Energy and Buildings, 47(0): 600-611.

Chen, Y., A. K. Athienitis and K. E. Galal. 2012. Thermal Performance and Charge Control Strategy of a Ventilated Concrete Slab (VCS) with Active Cooling Using Outdoor Air. ASHRAE Transactions, 118(2): 556-568.

Monfet, D. and R. Zmeureanu. 2012. Ongoing commissioning of water-cooled electric chillers using benchmarking models. Applied Energy, 92: 99-108.

Hachem, C., A. Athienitis and P. Fazio. 2012a. Design of Roofs for Increased Solar Potential BIPV/T Systems and their Applications to Housing Units. ASHRAE Transactions, 118(2): 660-676.

Hachem, C., A. Athienitis and P. Fazio. 2012b. Evaluation of energy supply and demand in solar neighborhood. Energy & Buildings, 49: 335-347.

Mohareb, E. and C. Kennedy. 2012. Greenhouse gas emission scenario modeling for cities using the PURGE model: a case study of the greater toronto area. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 16(6): 875-888.

 

2013

Abdel-Salam, A. H., G. Ge and C. J. Simonson. 2013a. Performance analysis of a membrane liquid desiccant air-conditioning system. Energy and Buildings, 62: 559-569.

Collins, M., G. Van Decker and J. Murray. 2013b. Characteristic effectiveness curves for falling film drain water heat recovery systems. International Journal of HVAC and R, in press.

Dickinson, R. M., C. A. Cruickshank and S. J. Harrison. 2013a. Charge and discharge strategies for a multi-tank thermal energy storage. Applied Energy, 109.

Dickinson, R. M., C. A. Cruickshank and S. J. Harrison. 2013b. Thermal behaviour of a modular storage system when subjected to variable charge and discharge sequences. Solar Energy, submitted.

Ge, G., D. Ghadiri Moghaddam, A. H. Abdel-Salam, C. J. Simonson and R. W. Besant. 2013. Experimental and analytical study of liquid-to-air membrane energy exchangers (LAMEEs) as active dehumidifier and regenerator. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, in press.

Bucking, S., A. Athienitis and R. Zmeureanu. 2013a. An information driven hybrid evolutionary algorithm for optimal design of a Net Zero Energy House. Solar Energy, 96: 128-139.

Bucking, S., A. Athienitis and R. Zmeureanu. 2013b. Multi-objective optimal design of a near net-zero energy solar house. ASHRAE Transactions, in press.

Bucking, S., R. Zmeureanu and A. Athienitis. 2013c. A methodology for identifying the influence of design variations on building energy performance. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, in press.

Ge, H., V. R. McClung and S. Zhang. 2013a. Impact of balcony thermal bridges on the overall thermal performance of multi-unit residential buildings: A case study. Energy and Buildings, 60: 163-173.

Leung, C. and H. Ge. 2013. Sleep thermal comfort and the energy saving potential due to reduced indoor operative temperature during sleep. Building and Environment, 59: 91-98.

Leung, C. and G. Hua. 2013. An Infrared Sphere Method to Measure Mean Radiant Temperature. ASHRAE Transactions, 119(1): 1-12.

Nabi, S. and M. R. Flynn. 2013a. The hydraulics of exchange flow between adjacent confined building zones. Building and Environment, 59: 76-90.

Roeleveld, D., D. Naylor and W. H. Leong. 2013a. Flow visualization of natural convection in a vertical channel with anti-symmetric heating. Flow Visualization and Image, in press.

Roeleveld, D., D. Naylor and W. H. Leong. 2013b. Free convection in antisymmetrically heated vertical channels. ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, in press.

Cimmino, M., M. Bernier and F. Adams. 2013. A contribution towards the determination of g-functions using the finite line source. Applied Thermal Engineering, 51(1-2): 401-412.

Desgrosseilliers, L., P. Allred, D. Groulx and M. A. White. 2013a. Determination of enthalpy-temperature-composition relations in incongruent-melting phase change materials. Applied Thermal Engineering, 61: 193-197.

Desgrosseilliers, L., D. Groulx and M. A. White. 2013b. Heat conduction in laminate multilayer bodies with applied finite heat source. International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 72: 47-59.

Desgrosseilliers, L., C. A. Whitman, D. Groulx and M. A. White. 2013d. Dodecanoic acid as a promising phase-change material for thermal energy storage. Applied Thermal Engineering, 53: 37-41.

Eslami-nejad, P. and M. Bernier. 2013. A preliminary assessment on the use of phase change materials around geothermal boreholes. ASHRAE Transactions, 119(2).

Rad, F. M., A. S. Fung and W. H. Leong. 2013. Feasibility of combined solar thermal and ground source heat pump systems in cold climate, Canada. Energy and Buildings, 61(0): 224-232.

Chen, Y., A. K. Athienitis and K. Galal. 2013a. Frequency domain and finite difference modeling of ventilated concrete slabs and comparison with field measurements: Part 1, modeling methodology. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 66: 948-956.

Chen, Y., A. K. Athienitis and K. E. Galal. 2013c. Frequency domain and finite difference modeling of ventilated concrete slabs and comparison with field measurements: Part 2. Application. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 66: 957-966.

Du, L., R. Zmeureanu and T. Stathopoulos. 2013. Air infiltration through revolving doors. Energy and Buildings, in press.

Gestwick, M. J. and J. A. Love. 2013. Trial application of ASHRAE 1051-RP: Calibration method for building energy simulation. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, in press.

Kandil, A. and J. A. Love. 2013. Signature anlaysis calibration of a school energy model using hourly data. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, in press.

Monfet, D. and R. Zmeureanu. 2013. Calibration of a central cooling plant model using manufacturer's data and measured input parameters and comparison with measured performance. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 6(2): 141-155.

Teyssedou, G., R. Zmeureanu and D. Giguère. 2013. Benchmarking model for the ongoing commissioning of the refrigeration system of an indoor ice rink. Automation in Construction 35: 229-237.

Tremblay, V. and R. Zmeureanu. 2013. Benchmarking models for the ongoing commissioning of heat recovery process in a central heating and cooling plant. Energy, conditionally accepted.

Bristow, D. and C. Kennedy. 2013a. The energy for growing and maintaining cities. Ambio, 42(1): 41-51.

Bristow, D. and C. Kennedy. 2013b. The energy stored in cities: implications for resilience. Journal of Industrial Ecology, in press.

Hachem, C., A. Athienitis and P. Fazio. 2013a. Energy performance enhancement in multistory residential buildings. Journal of Applied Energy, accepted.

Hachem, C., P. Fazio and A. Athienitis. 2013b. Solar optimized residential neighborhoods: Evaluation and design methodology. Solar Energy, 95: 42-64.

 

2014

Patel, H., G. Ge, M.R.H. Abdel-Salam, A.H. Abdel-Salam, R.W. Besant and C.J. Simonson. Contaminant transfer in run-around membrane energy exchangers, Energy and Buildings, 2014; 70:94-105.

Rafati Nasr, M., M. Fauchoux, R. W. Besant and C. J. Simonson. 2014. A review of frosting in air-to-air energy exchangers. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 30: 538–554.

Abdel-Salam, A.H., C.J. Simonson, Annual evaluation of technical, environmental and economic performance of a membrane liquid desiccant air conditioning system with/without ERV, Applied Energy, 2014; 116:134-148.

Nabi, S. and M. R. Flynn. 2014. Influence of geometric parameters on the eventual buoyancy stratification that develops due to architectural exchange flow. Building and Environment, 71: 33-46.

 

Books

Kaye, N. B. and M. R. Flynn. 2012. Flow through buildings. Handbook of Environmental Fluid Dynamics, Volume 2: Systems, Pollution, Modeling and Measurements. CRC Press.

Athienitis, A. K., W. O'Brien, J. Ayoub, C. Kapsis, Y. Chen, V. Deslisle, S. Yip, J. Candanedo and S. Bucking et al. 2015. Modelling, Design and Optimization of Net-zero Energy Buildings, J. Wiley, in press (co-editors Athienitis and O’Brien).