Publications

2020

Do energy performance certificates allow reliable predictions of actual energy consumption and savings? Learning from the Swiss national database

S. Cozza; J. Chambers; C. Deb; J-L. Scartezzini; A. Schlueter et al. 

Energy And Buildings. 2020-10-01. Vol. 224, p. 110235. DOI : 10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110235.

Energy renovation of the built heritage housing based on the living building challenge certification. Case study in Bresca (Spain)

S. Aguacil Moreno 

2020-09-30. Rehabend 2020. Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management. 8th Euro-American Congress., Granada, Spain, September 27-30, 2020.

Active renovation strategies with building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV). Application on an early 20th century multi-family building

S. Aguacil Moreno; E. Rey 

2020-09-30. 8th Euro-American Congress. Rehabend 2020. Construction Pathology, Rehabilitation Technology and Heritage Management., Granada, Spain, September 27-30, 2020.

Analysis and Visualisation of Decision Paths towards Reaching Environmental Impact Targets at Early-Design Stage

É. Nault; S. Aguacil Moreno; T. Jusselme 

2020-09-03. 35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2020 Conference, La Coruña, Galicia, Spain, September 1-3, 2020. p. 1041-1046. DOI : 10.17979/spudc/9788497497947.

Exploring the Robustness of Building-Integrated Photovoltaics Renovation Scenarios to Climate Change Perspectives: Results for a multi-family building in the Swiss context

S. Aguacil Moreno; É. Nault; E. Rey 

2020-09-03. 35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2020 Conference, La Coruña, Galicia, Spain, September 1-3, 2020. p. 1233-1238. DOI : 10.17979/spudc/9788497497947.

Assessing the gap between a normative and a reality-based model of building LCA

D. Vuarnoz; E. Hoxha; J. Nembrini; T. Jusselme; S. Cozza 

Journal Of Building Engineering. 2020-09-01. Vol. 31, p. 101454. DOI : 10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101454.

Dataset concerning the hourly conversion factors for the cumulative energy demand and its non-renewable part, and hourly GHG emission factors of the Swiss mix during a one-year period (2016 and 2017)

D. Vuarnoz; S. Aguacil Moreno 

Data in Brief. 2020-04-15. Vol. 105509. DOI : 10.1016/j.dib.2020.105509.

Bâtiment du Smart Living Lab | Projet lauréat du MEP

S. Aguacil Moreno 

Direction de l’urbanisme et de l’environnement de la Ville de Pully, Pully, Switzerland, February 19, 2020.

Office densification effects on comfort, energy, and carbon lifecycle performance: An integrated and exploratory study

E. Hoxha; C. Liardet; T. Jusselme 

Sustainable Cities and Society. 2020-01-14. Vol. 55. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2020.102032.

Surveying the environmental life-cycle performance assessments: Practice and context at early building design stages

T. Jusselme; E. Rey; M. Andersen 

Sustainable Cities and Society. 2020-01-01. Vol. 52, p. 101879. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2019.101879.

2019

Strategic environmental urban planning – A contextual approach for defining performance goals and informing decision-making

É. Nault; T. Jusselme; S. Aguacil Moreno; M. Andersen 

Building and Environment. 2019-10-22. Vol. 168, p. 106448. DOI : 10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106448.

Life-Cycle Assessment as a decision-support tool for early phases of urban planning: evaluating applicability through a comparative approach

K. Slavkovic; É. Nault; T. Jusselme; M. Andersen 

2019-09-11. Sustainable Built Environment Conference , Graz, Austria, September 11-14, 2019. DOI : 10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012030.

Design guidance from a Data-Driven LCA-Based Design method and tool prototype

T. Jusselme; P. Antunes Fernandes; E. Rey; M. Andersen 

2019-09-03. 16th International Conference of the “International Building Performance Simulation Association” (IBPSA) Building Simulation, Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019.

Environmental impact assessment of Swiss residential archetypes: a comparison of construction and mobility scenarios

J. Drouilles; S. Aguacil; E. Hoxha; T. Jusselme; S. Lufkin et al. 

Energy Efficiency. 2019-08-01. Vol. 12, num. 6, p. 1661-1689. DOI : 10.1007/s12053-019-09811-0.

The smart living lab at PLEA 2018 Conference, Hong Kong: “Neutral GWP target of electricity storage as threshold for GHG mitigation in buildings

D. Vuarnoz; S. Jolliet 

smart living lunch 2019: #1, smart living lab, blueFACTORY, Fribourg, 2019-02-06.

The smart living lab and its flagship building

A-C. Cosandey; M. Andersen; E. Rey 

Exploring – Research-Driven Building Design; Zürich, Switzerland: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.

Low-carbon thermal inertia

A. Brambilla; C. Nyffeler; H. Gasnier; J-M. Le Tiec; A. Misse 

Exploring. Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.

Lessons learned from a living lab research process

T. Jusselme; D. Vuarnoz 

EXPLORING / Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.

A data-driven approach for lifecycle performance

T. Jusselme; E. Hoxha; S. Cozza; R. Tuor; R. Zülli et al. 

EXPLORING / Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.

Research at the service of building design

T. Jusselme 

Exploring / Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.

Improving life cycle-based exploration methods by coupling sensitivity analysis and metamodels

S. Duprez; M. Fouquet; Q. Herreros; T. Jusselme 

Sustainable Cities and Society. 2019-01-01. Vol. 44, p. 70-84. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2018.09.032.

2018

Integrated design in relation to the overheating risk, thermal comfort and energy demand in hot climates

T. Jusselme 

CEPT University, Ahmedabad, 2018-12-20.

Energy efficiency trends in European buildings

T. Jusselme 

CEPT University, Ahmedabad, 2018-12-19.

Integrating hourly life-cycle energy and carbon emissions of energy supply in buildings

D. Vuarnoz 

Workshop BEEP Camp for Students

T. Jusselme 

CEPT University, Ahmedabad, 16-22 December 2018.

Le courant consommé la nuit est chargé en CO2 de charbon allemand

D. Vuarnoz 

2018-12-13.

Findings from a survey on the current use of life-cycle assessment in building design

T. Jusselme; E. Rey; M. Andersen 

2018-12-10. PLEA 2018 – Smart and Healthy within the 2-degree Limit, Hong-Kong, December 10-12, 2018.

Neutral global warming potential target of electricity storage as threshold for greenhouse gas emission mitigation in buildings

D. Vuarnoz; T. Jusselme 

2018-12-10. Passive and Low Energy Architecture conference (PLEA 2018): Smart and Healthy within the 2-degree Limit, Hong-Kong, December 10-12, 2018. p. 1217.

Dataset concerning the hourly conversion factors for the cumulative energy demand and its non-renewable part, and hourly GHG emission factors of the Swiss mix during a one year period (2015-2016).

T. Jusselme; D. Vuarnoz 

Data in Brief. 2018-12-09. Vol. 21, p. 1026-1028. DOI : 10.1016/j.dib.2018.10.090.

ECABO tool: Energy and Carbon Assessment of Building in Operation

D. Vuarnoz 

Build and Connect, Strasbourg, France, 2018, 28-30 November.

ECABO software: Energy and Carbon Assesment of Buildings in Operation

D. Vuarnoz 

Stratégie de rénovation active pour le parc bâti suisse. Cas d’étude à Neuchâtel

S. Aguacil Moreno 

Build & Connect – Technologies et pratiques pionnières du bâtiment, Strasbourg, France, November 28-29, 2018.

Setting contextual life-cycle objectives in urban design: requirements for a decision-support method

É. Nault; T. Jusselme; M. Andersen 

2018-09-17. Second International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment (SDBE), London, UK, September 12-13, 2018.

Usability assessment of building performance simulation tools: a pilot study

S. Cozza; T. Jusselme; M. Andersen 

2018-09-12. Second International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment – SDBE 2018, September 12-13, 2018.

Specific Environmentally-conscious Targets for Urban Planning – A method to inform the decision-making process

E. Nault 

20ème séminaire sur l’état de la recherche – Recherche sur le bâtiment dans le contexte énergétique et environnemental, Zurich, Switzerland, September 6-7, 2018.

Integrating hourly life-cycle energy and carbon emissions of energy supply in buildings

D. Vuarnoz; S. Cozza; T. Jusselme; G. Magnin; T. Schafer et al. 

Sustainable Cities and Society. 2018-08-29. num. 43, p. 305-316. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2018.08.026.

Temporal variations in the primary energy use and greenhouse gas emissions of electricity provided by the Swiss grid

D. Vuarnoz; T. Jusselme 

Energy. 2018-07-24. num. 161, p. 573-582. DOI : 10.1016/j.energy.2018.07.087.

On the Influence of Thermal Mass and Natural Ventilation on Overheating Risk in Offices

A. Brambilla; J. Bonvin; F. Flourentzou; T. Jusselme 

Buildings. 2018-03-22. DOI : 10.3390/buildings8040047.

An integrative approach for embodied energy: Towards an LCA-based data-driven design method

T. Jusselme; E. Rey; M. Andersen 

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2018-02-27. Vol. 88, p. 123-132. DOI : 10.1016/j.rser.2018.02.036.

Method of identifying technical design solutions

T. Jusselme 

US10635842; US2018011949; EP3267337.

2018.

Development and validation of an intelligent algorithm for synchronizing a low-environmental-impact electricity supply with a building’s electricity consumption

T. Schafer; E-L. Niederhauser; G. Magnin; D. Vuarnoz 

2018. The 4th International Conference on Renewable Energy Technologies (ICRET 2018), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 16-18, 2018.

Life cycle efficiency ratio: a new performance indicator for a life cycle driven approach to evaluate the potential of ventilative cooling and thermal inertia

A. Brambilla; J. P. Bonvin; F. Flourentzou; T. Jusselme 

Energy and Buildings. 2018. Vol. 163, p. 22-33. DOI : 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.12.010.

2017

Preventing overheating in offices through thermal inertial properties of compressed earth bricks: A study on a real scale prototype

A. Brambilla; T. Jusselme 

Energy and Buildings. 2017-12-01. Vol. 156, num. 1 December 2017, p. 281-292. DOI : 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.09.070.

The Swiss grid, its carbon footprint and energy use

D. Vuarnoz 

IIMT (International Institute for the Management of Technologies) invited talk, Université de Fribourg, 2017-02-23.

Visualization techniques for heterogeneous and multidimensional simulated building performance data sets

T. Jusselme; R. Tuor; D. Lalanne; E. Rey; M. Andersen 

2017. SDBE 2017 – International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment, London – UK, December 20-21, 2017. p. 971-982.

“Our Inherent Desire for Control”: a Case Study of Automation’s Impact on the Perception of Comfort

A. Brambilla; H. S. Alavi; H. Verma; D. Lalanne; T. Jusselme et al. 

Energy Procedia. 2017. num. 122, p. 925-930. DOI : 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.414.

On the necessity of improving the environmental impacts of furniture and appliances in net-zero energy buildings

E. Hoxha; T. Jusselme 

Science of The Total Environment. 2017. Vol. 596-597, p. 405-416. DOI : 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.03.107.

Smart Living Building Research Program – Executive Summary

T. Jusselme; A. Brambilla; V. Costa Grisel; S. Cozza; E. Hoxha et al. 

2017

Le bâtiment à énergie positive – un aperçu

T. Jusselme 

Bâtiments à énergie positive; energie-cluster.ch, HEIG-VD, Centre St. Roch, Suisse, 18 mai 2017.

2016

Building 2050 – Scientific concept and transition to the experimental phase

T. Jusselme; A. Brambilla; E. Hoxha; Y. Jiang; D. Vuarnoz 

2016

Graphical representation of the smart living building research program

A. Poncety; A. Brambilla; E. Hoxha; D. Vuarnoz; S. Cozza et al. 

Building2050 Scientific Workshop, Gruyères, Switzerland, October 2016.

Réussir un suivi énergétique efficace et rentable de son bâtiment : outils, limites et facteurs de succès

D. Vuarnoz 

Build & Connect: TECHNOLOGIES ET PRATIQUES PIONNIÈRES DANS LE BÂTIMENT DURABLE, Strasbourg, France, Novembre 22-23, 2016.

Introduction to the smart living building concept

T. Jusselme 

smart living talks, Fribourg, October 7, 2016.

smart living building – Living the Future

T. Jusselme; D. Vuarnoz 

2016

LCA as key factor for implementation of inertia in a low carbon performance driven design: the case of the smart living building in Fribourg, Switzerland

A. Brambilla; E. Hoxha; T. Jusselme; M. Andersen; E. Rey 

2016. Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, June 15-17, 2016.

Impact targets as guidelines towards low carbon buildings: Preliminary concept

E. Hoxha; T. Jusselme; A. Brambilla; S. Cozza; M. Andersen et al. 

2016. PLEA, Los Angeles, USA, July 11-13, 2016.

Introduction of a dynamic interpretation of building LCA results: the case of the smart living (lab) building in Fribourg, Switzerland

E. Hoxha; T. Jusselme; M. Andersen; E. Rey 

2016. Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference, Zurich, June 15-17, 2016.

Towards a pre-design method for low carbon architectural strategies

T. Jusselme; S. Cozza; E. Hoxha; A. Brambilla; F. Evequoz et al. 

2016. PLEA2016, Los Angeles, USA, July 11-13, 2016.

Studying the Dynamic Relationship between Energy Supply Carbon Content and Building Energy Demand

D. Vuarnoz; T. Jusselme; S. Cozza; E. Rey; M. Andersen 

2016. PLEA 2016 Los Angeles – 36th International Conference on Passive and Low Energy Architecture. Cities, Buildings, People: Towards Regenerative Environments, Los Angeles, California, USA, July 11-13, 2016.

2015

Establishment of a scientific concept suitable for the smart living building

D. Vuarnoz 

smart living lunch, smart living lab, blueFACTORY, Fribourg, 2015-11-24.

Building 2050 – Research program

T. Jusselme 

2015-03-06

Building 2050 – State-of-the-arts and preliminary guidelines

T. Jusselme; A. Brambilla; E. Hoxha; Y. Jiang; D. Vuarnoz 

2015

Technical and architectural energy strategies for the smart living lab, a sustainable building with reliable environmental objectives

S. Cozza 

2015.

smart living lab : quels enjeux pour le bâtiment à horizon 2050?

T. Jusselme 

3ème conférence Zéro carbone – TRANSITION ÉNERGÉTIQUE : NOUVEAUX RÔLES POUR LES BÂTIMENTS ET LES QUARTIERS ?, Fribourg, Suisse, 18 novembre 2015.

Du projet de recherche à la construction du smart living building

T. Jusselme; A. Brambilla; S. Cozza; E. Hoxha; M. Jiang et al. 

Table ronde : du projet de recherche à la construction du smart living building, Fribourg, Suisse, 2 octobre 2015.