Publications

Publications

2015

Influence of occupancy-oriented interior cooling load on building cooling load design Link
Integrated control of dynamic facades and distributed energy resources for energy cost minimization in commercial buildings Link
Cool Roofs in Guangzhou, China: Outdoor Air Temperature Reductions during Heat Waves and Typical Summer Conditions Link
, Equation-based languages – A new paradigm for building energy modeling, simulation and optimization Link
Optimization model analysis of centralized groundwater source heat pump system in heating season Link
Energy Savings and Cost-benefit Analysis of the New Commercial Building Standard in China, Link
Updates to the China Design Standard for Energy Efficiency of Public Buildings Link
Case studies for GSHP demonstration projects in the US Link
Occupant behavior modeling for building performance simulation: Current state and future challenges Link
An ontology to represent energy-related occupant behavior in buildings. Part II: Implementation of the DNAS framework using an XML schema Link
Assessment of the Potential to Achieve very Low Energy Use in Public Buildings in China with Advanced Window and Shading Systems Link
A comparative study of the status of GSHP applications in the United States and China Link
An ontology to represent energy-related occupant behavior in buildings. Part I: Introduction to the DNAs framework Link
Data mining of space heating system performance in affordable housing Link
Comparative study of control strategies for hybrid GSHP system in the cooling dominated climate Link

2014

Occupancy schedules learning process through a data mining framework. Link
Simulation of occupancy in buildings Link
Performance of the HVAC Systems at the ASHRAE Headquarters Building, Part 2. Link
Data analysis and stochastic modeling of lighting energy use in large office buildings in China. Link
Cool roofs in China: Policy review, building simulations, and proof-of-concept experiments Link
Regional analysis of building distributed energy costs and CO2 abatement: A U.S.–China comparison Link
Optimal deployment of thermal energy storage under diverse economic and climate conditions Link
A Fresh Look at Weather Impact on Peak Electricity Demand and Energy Use of Buildings Using 30-Year Actual Weather Data Link
Comparison of Building Energy Use Data between the United States and China
Comparison of HVAC System Modeling in EnergyPlus, DeST and DOE-2.1E Link
Data and Analytics to Inform Energy Retrofit of High Performance Buildings Link
On Variations of Space-heating Energy Use in Office Buildings Link
Revisit of Energy Use and Technologies of High Performance Buildings PDF icon PDF
Paradiso Experimental Characterization of Full-Scale Naturally Ventilated Atrium and Validation of CFD Simulations Link

2013

Increased Natural Ventilation Flow Rates through Ventilation Shafts International Journal of Ventilation Link
Statistical Analysis and Modeling of Occupancy Patterns in Open-Plan Offices using Measured Lighting-Switch Data Link
A Sensitivity Study of Building Performance Using 30-year Actual Weather Data PDF icon PDF
A Technical Framework to Describe Occupant Behavior for Building Energy Simulation PDF icon PDF
Comparison of HVAC system modeling in EnergyPlus, DeST and DOE-2.1E PDF icon PDF
A Detailed Comparison of Three Building Energy Modeling Programs: EnergyPlus, DeST, and DOE-2.1E Link
Cleantech for sustainable buildings- From Nano to Urban Scale,
Promoting energy efficiency in commercial buildings by use of natural ventilation
Data Analysis and Modeling of Lighting Energy Use in Large Office Building
Evaluating the performance of natural ventilation in buildings through simulation and on-site monitoring Link
Study of airflow and thermal stratification in naturally ventilated rooms Link
Building Energy Monitoring and Analysis PDF icon PDF
Building Performance Simulation PDF icon PDF
Advanced Building Technologies and the Role of Energy Efficiency Policies in Promoting Their Development and Application PDF icon PDF
Energy Service Companies in the Building Sector--- A Review of International and Chinese Exeperience PDF icon PDF
Introduction to U.S. Best Practices in Building Retro-Commissioning PDF icon PDF
Field Test and Evaluation of Residential Ground Source Heat Pump Systems Using Emerging Ground Coupling Technologies PDF icon PDF

2012

A Comparative Study on the Status of GSHP Applications in US and China PDF icon PDF
A Detailed Comparison of Three Building Energy Modeling Programs: EnergyPlus, DeST, and DOE-2.1E PDF icon PDF
A Fresh Look at Weather Impact on Peak Electricity Demand and Energy Use of Buildings Using 30-Year Actual Weather Data PDF icon PDF
A Green Prison: The Santa Rita Jail Campus Microgrid PDF icon PDF
An In-Depth Analysis of Space Heating Energy Use in Office Buildings PDF icon PDF
Assessment of the Potential to Achieve Very Low Energy Use in Public Buildings in China with Advanced Window and Shading Systems PDF icon PDF
Building Distributed Energy Optimization for China – a Regional Analysis fo Building Energy Costs and CO2 Emission Link
Building Energy Benchmarking between the United States and China: Methods and Challenges PDF icon PDF
Comparison Analysis of High Energy Efficiency Office Buildings in Typical Climate Zones of China and U.S.
Comparison of Building Energy Simulation Programs: DeST, EnergyPlus, and DOE-2 PDF icon PDF (Chinese)
Comparison of Building Energy Use Data between the United States and China PDF icon PDF
Data analysis and modeling of lighting energy use in large office buildings PDF icon PDF
Discover Opportunities with Ground Source Heat Pump
Driving Top Building Energy Performance in China and US – Lessons from the CERC Comparative Building Energy Performance Benchmarking Project
Energy Cost and CO2 Emission Reduction by Distributed Energy Resource Optimization: A Comparison between China and California
Experimental Study on Insulating Effect of Solar Reflecting Lightweight Roof
Experimental study on insulating effect of solar reflecting roofs and energy saving. Wall Material Innovation & Energy Saving
Measured Performance of Residential GSHP Systems with New Ground Heat Exchangers
Methodology Research on Commercial Building Energy Consumption Cap
Modeling and Simulation of HVAC Faulty Operations and Performance Degradation due to Maintenance Issues PDF icon PDF
Occupant Behavior: Impact on Energy Use of Private Offices PDF icon PDF
On Variations of Space-heating Energy Use in Office Buildings PDF icon PDF
Optimal Operation of a Builidng Scale Thermal System via Software-as-a-Service Experience of a Practical Implementation
Policy Review and Comparison on Building Energy Efficiency Policies and Distributed Renewables in the U.S. and China
Potential Benefits of Cool Roofs in China: Energy Savings, Emission Reductions, and “Global Cooling”
Statistical Analysis and Modeling of Occupancy Behavior in Open-Plan Offices using Measured Lighting-Switch Data Link
The Modeling Development of Optimization Evaluation on Renewable Energy Used in Building Based on the Case Study Both in China and the US
Modeling buoyancy-driven airflow in ventilation shafts Link
Performance study of a flow enhancing device for a single-sided chimney exhaust exposed to opposing winds in naturally-ventilated buildings
Building Labeling Systems and Policies: A Comparative Study of Building Labeling in US and China PDF icon PDF
Energy Quota Setting and Cap and Trade Schemes for Chinese Commercial Buildings: A Primer for Program Creation PDF icon PDF
Review of U.S. Policies on Building Energy Efficiency, Distributed Renewable Energy and Green Buildings PDF icon PDF
Design of Practical Hybrid Ventilation Building in Central Tokyo. Link
Design of Practical Hybrid Ventilation Building in Central Tokyo Link

2011

A Rapid Roof Modeling Tool – The MIT Design Advisor Roof Module Link
A Rapid Roof Modeling Tool – The MIT Design Advisor Roof Module Link
Expansion and user study of CoolVent: inclusion of thermal comfort models in an early-design natural ventilation tool Link
How to replicate computationally a human plume with a simple geometry, and how not to Link
How to replicate computationally a human plume with a simple geometry, and how not to.
The importance of accounting for radiative heat transfer in room airflow simulations Link
“Case Study of Hybrid Ventilation System with Exhaust Shafts Link
Reduced-scale building model and numerical investigations to buoyancy-driven natural ventilation, Link