Australasian Building Simulation 2018 Conference speakers

Ki Uhn Ahn
, Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea), Artificial neural network models for energy performance assessment of existing buildings

Arthur Ah-Nieme
, Stud.AIRAH, University La Reunion (France), The influence of thermochronic glazing parameters on energy saving and comfort criteria using moment-independent measure

Amin Azarmi
, M.AIRAH, Aurecon, Numerical modelling method for the design of data centre cooling

Keivan Bamdad
, Queensland University of Technology, Building energy optimisation using artificial neural network and ant colony optimisation

Paul Bannister
, F.AIRAH, Energy Action, Building performance improvements from NCC 2019

Kyung-Hwa Cho
, Ajou University (South Korea), Energy performance assessment of existing buildings according to data availability

Roger Cladingboel
, M.AIRAH, IES, Exploring climate change and weather impacts on building design

Robert Cohen
, Verco (United Kingdom), Towards nearly zero-energy buildings - the role of simulation in the UK: past, present and future

Andrew Corney
, Affil.AIRAH, Sefaira (United Kingdom), How HVAC designers and energy modellers should be preparing for a world with cheap, renewable energy

Mark Dewsbury
, M.AIRAH, University of Tasmania, Renovating a pre-1980's weatherboard home; what about condensation?

Kajen Ethirveerasigham
, Ryerson University (Canada), Energy modelling of a gas-fired absorption heat pump in a residential home for cold climate using TRNSYS

Alan Fung
, Ryerson University (Canada), Performance prediction of an air source heat pump water heater in Canadian conditions

Priya Gandhi and Matt Sykes
, Jacobs, How do early phase performance modelling results compare to detailed methods?

Mark Goldsworthy
, CSIRO, Comfort versus energy saving; the effect of building parameters on heating and cooling in Australian climates

Carl-Eric Hagentoft
, Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), Rain intrusion behind insulated modules attached to façades of old buildings. A probalistic modelling approach

Emma Heffernan
, University of Wollongong, From BIM (Building Information Modelling) to BEM (Building Energy Modelling): a collaborative approach

Hao Huang
, Buildings Alive, Predicting peak demand in buildings under extreme conditions using a hybrid modelling approach 

Ulf Johansson
, RED Fire Engineers, Simulating the effect of a building fire on ventilation systems

Cynthia Jolley-Rogers
, Energy Action, Modelling for potential increases in lighting power density stringency in Section J6 of the NCC

Erica Kenna
, M.AIRAH, Department of the Environment and Energy, Thermal bridging - calculations and impact

Yunlong Ma
, Stud.AIRAH, Queensland University of Technology, Comparison of building energy codes in Australia, United States and China for Australian commercial building energy conservation 

Adreon Murphy
, Ryerson University (Canada), Technical feasibility of data centre heat recovery in a community energy network

Noni Nuriani
, Norman Disney & Young , Bridging simulation and real-world performance - case studies in building refurbishment projects

Nicki Parker
, M.AIRAH and Michael Bonshek, Norman Disney & Young and AECOM, A comparison of fume cupboard exhaust plumes using CFD

James Paton
, AECOM, A computational fluid dynamics micro-model parametric study assessing optimum riblet geometry for use in cooling coils

Zhengen Ren
, CSIRO, A design tool for off-grid housing in Australia

Astrid Roetzel
, Deakin University, Spatial consideration in modelling assumptions for manual lighting control in offices

Jorgen Schultz
, Steensen Varming (Denmark), Modelling constructions with phase change materials in dynamic building simulation programs

John Shiel
, University of Newcastle, Decarbonising the Australian housing stock for climate change

Warwick Stannus
, M.AIRAH and Neil Silke, A.G. Coombs and Data Centre CFD, Advances in CFD modelling for data centre optimisation

Iain Stewart
, ClimateWorks Australia, Global optimisation of chiller sequencing and load balancing using shuffled complex evolution

Jea Eun Sung
, Ajou University (South Korea), Differences in energy demands of the housing units in multi-family residential buildings

Sergio Tarantino
, Stud.AIRAH, Stanford University (United States of America), Measurement and prediction of heat transfer and mass flow of a ventilated façade

Ken Thomson
, M.AIRAH and Mei McNamara, BSA and Spotless Facility Management, Practical modelling application - ICC Sydney

George Wang
, Energy Action, Glazing studies for the National Construction Code 2019

Matt Webb
, M.AIRAH, Umow Lai, Building tuning using simulation – a practical case study

Brandon Wilbur
, Ryerson University (Canada), Seasonal energy deficit of solar net-zero energy buildings in cold, high-latitude climates

Hongsen Zhang
, M.AIRAH, Energy Action, Roof, walls and floor insulation study for the National Construction Code 2019 update

Conference information


Dates: November 15–16, 2017


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Convention Centre
Meeting Rooms 105 and 106
1 Convention Place
South Wharf

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