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Hamed Nabizadeh Rafsanjani

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Abstract: Detailed energy-use information of office buildings’ occupants is necessary to implement proper simulation/intervention techniques. However, acquiring accurate occupant-specific energy consumption in office buildings at low cost is currently a challenging task since existing intru...
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Ramin Tabatabaei Mirhosseini, Mohsen Shamsadinei

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Abstract: Self-compacting concrete (SCC) mix designs exhibit complexities in their mechanical prop...
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C. Hachem, R. Beckett

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Abstract: This paper presents a methodology to optimize building envelope energy performance for multi-storey residential buildings using a design performance model approach. Five analysis techniques, applied to a database of parametric simulation results, are proposed to derive information...
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Chahrazed Mebarki, Essaid Djakab, Sidi Mouhamed Karim El Hassar, Mohamed El-Amine Slimani

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Abstract: This study aims to show the impact of orientation and glazing type on optimum window size in hot climate using genetic algorithms. In winter the optimiza...
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Elder Oroski, Beatriz S. Pês, Rafael H. Lopez, Adolfo Bauchspiess

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Abstract: Heuristic optimization is an appealing method for solving some en- gineering problems, in which gradient information may not be available, or yet, when the problem presents many minima points. Thus, the goal of this paper is to present a new heuristic algorithm based on the Anthro...
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