Towards Optimal Design of Energy Efficient Buildings

Ryszard Robert Gajewski , Tomasz Kułakowski


Buildings consume half of all energy use and are also responsible for a similar proportion of carbon dioxide emission. The heat transfer across the building envelope - the shell of a house that separates the inside and outside - should generally be minimized. In the paper validation and verification based on Building Energy Simulation Test (BESTEST) of Energy3D computer code is presented. Next, computations performed by means of Energy 3D and Energy Plus for BESTEST building are compared. In the last part of the paper results for computations for real building are presented. Program Energy 3D proved to be an excellent tool for qualitative and quantitative analysis of buildings with respect to energy consumption.
Author Ryszard Robert Gajewski (FCE / ICE)
Ryszard Robert Gajewski,,
- The Institute of Civil Engineering
, Tomasz Kułakowski (FCE / ICE)
Tomasz Kułakowski,,
- The Institute of Civil Engineering
Journal seriesArchives of Civil Engineering, [Archiwum Inżynierii Lądowej], ISSN 1230-2945, (B 15 pkt)
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.9
Keywords in Englishenergy efficient buildings, simulation, verification, validation, FEM, FVM, FDM
ASJC Classification2205 Civil and Structural Engineering
Languageen angielski
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ScoreMinisterial score = 15.0, 28-01-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 0.866
Citation count*2 (2020-03-23)
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