CIB Task Group 66 Meeting. Manchester. 2010 May 11

CIB Task Group 66 “Energy and the Built Environment”

Salford May 11 meeting

19 research papers were presented by researchers and post graduate students

      8 papers on technical topics, discussion monitored by Peter Wouters, BBRI:


      Effects of tall office building envelope technologies and design strategies on comfort and energy consumption in hot, arid climate Sameh Monna

     Phase Change Materials:

      Experimental and numerical investigation of thermal energy storage in natural stone treated with PCMs Dimitrios Katsourinis

      Phase Change Materials (PCM) Treated natural stone for thermal energy storage in buildings: influence of PCM melting temperature Maria Dolores Romero Sanchez

     Photovoltaic and Solar:

      Performance assessment of PV/T air collector by using CFD Zhangyuan Wang

      Photovoltaic Integrated Sloped Timber Roof System Alternatives in Turkey A Mutlu, A Nil Turkeri

      Monitoring useful Solar Fraction in Retrofitted Social Housing Andrew Waggott

     Embodied Energy and Life Cycle:

      Protocol for Embodied Energy Measurement Parameters Manish Kumar Dixit

      Considering the Risk Factors of Reliability, Maintainability and product Life Cycle in a Zero Carbon Commercial Building. Alexander John Mitchell

      11 papers on internet and socio-economic topics, discussion monitored by Jean Carassus, TG coordinator:


      The Implementation of Condition Monitoring Techniques for the Automated Generation of Display Energy Certificates Mohammed Hoque

      DOCETpro: Energy Certification and Diagnosis software on web platform Lorenzo Belussi

     Urban and Buildings retrofit:

      Urban Rehabilitation of the Coimbra Baixinha Historical Centre – Portugal Isabel Torres

      The necessity of the modernization of modern buildings Tamas Horvath

      Challenges and opportunities of the passive house concept for retrofit Mlecnik Erwin

     Commercial buildings:

      Cost-effectiveness of Energy Efficiency Measures Exceeding Current Standards in New Commercial Buildings Joshua Kneifel

      The Building Energy End-use Study (BEES): Study design and early findings Michael Camilleri

     Energy Efficiency and Users Behavior:

      The effect of mandatory insulation on household energy consumption Michael Camilleri

      Space Heating in New Zealand Houses Michael Camilleri

      An attitudinal and behavioral study of Scottish pupils in regards to energy consumption in schools Jonny Dobson

     Innovation Systems:

      Upscaling energy related innovations Mieke Oostra