Influence of future climate scenarios on the sizing of Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) installations. Case study of a new research-center building in Switzerland2023-09-04. 18th International IBPSA Building Simulation Conference (BS2023), Shanghai, China, September 4-6, 2023.
Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) combined with hydrogen-based electricity storage system at building-scale towards carbon neutrality2022-12-21. Central Europe towards Sustainable Building (CESB22 ), Prague, Czech Republic, July 4-6, 2022. DOI : 10.14311/APP.2022.38.0281.
Sustainable Construction in Humanitarian. Action Criteria for humanitarian building sustainability2022-11-22. 36th Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2022 Conference, Santiago de Chile, Chile, November 23-25, 2022.
Comparative approach of the environmental impact induced by different architectural visions of a new periurban neighbourhood2022-11-22. 36th Passive and Low Energy Architecture PLEA 2022 Conference, Santiago de Chile, Chile, November 23-25, 2022.
Comparing thermal performance of standard humanitarian tentsEnergy & Buildings. 2022-03-22. DOI : 10.1016/j.enbuild.2022.112035.
Effectiveness of passive climate change adaptation measures in Switzerland: A climate-based analysis on natural ventilation and overheating risks reduction in dwellings2021-09-08. CISBAT 2021 Carbon-neutral cities – energy efficiency and renewables in the digital era, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021. DOI : 10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012151.
Hydrogen-based electricity storage optimization on buildings by coupling thermal and photovoltaic electricity production towards carbon neutrality2021-09-08. CISBAT 2021 Carbon-neutral cities – energy efficiency and renewables in the digital era, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021. DOI : 10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012092.
Virtual reality enabled building-data management through the combination of a fully integrated IFC-BIM model and an IoT-based building management system2021-09-01. 17th International IBPSA Building Simulation Conference (BS2021), Bruges, Belgium, September 1-3, 2021. p. 3262-3267. DOI : 10.26868/25222708.2021.30783.
A performance-driven simulation workflow for PV integration into the design process: application on an innovative building project in Switzerland2021-09-01. 17th International IBPSA Building Simulation Conference (BS2021), Bruges, Belgium, September 1-3, 2021. p. 3180-3187. DOI : 10.26868/25222708.2021.30636.
Exploring easy-implementable adaptation strategies to climate change scenarios of existing office buildings: a case study in the Swiss context2021-09-01. 17th International IBPSA Building Simulation Conference (BS2021), Bruges, Belgium, September 1-3, 2021. p. 729-736. DOI : 10.26868/25222708.2021.30221.
Do energy performance certificates allow reliable predictions of actual energy consumption and savings? Learning from the Swiss national databaseEnergy 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)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 building2020-09-30. 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 Stage2020-09-03. 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 context2020-09-03. 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 LCAJournal Of Building Engineering. 2020-09-01. Vol. 31, p. 101454. DOI : 10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101454.
Assessing the required life-cycle characteristics of electricity storage for ensuring sustainability in buildingsArchitectural Science Review. 2020-06-02. Vol. 64, num. 1-2, p. 28-36. DOI : 10.1080/00038628.2020.1772193.
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)Data in Brief. 2020-04-15. Vol. 30, p. 105509. DOI : 10.1016/j.dib.2020.105509.
Bâtiment du Smart Living Lab | Projet lauréat du MEPDirection 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 studySustainable Cities and Society. 2020-01-14. Vol. 55, p. 102032. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2020.102032.
Surveying the environmental life-cycle performance assessments: Practice and context at early building design stagesSustainable Cities and Society. 2020-01-01. Vol. 52, p. 101879. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2019.101879.
Strategic environmental urban planning – A contextual approach for defining performance goals and informing decision-makingBuilding 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 approach2019-09-11. Sustainable Built Environment Conference , Graz, Austria, September 11-14, 2019. DOI : 10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012030.
Environmental impact assessment of Swiss residential archetypes: a comparison of construction and mobility scenariosEnergy 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 buildingssmart living lunch 2019: #1, smart living lab, blueFACTORY, Fribourg, 2019-02-06.
The smart living lab and its flagship buildingExploring – Research-Driven Building Design; Zürich, Switzerland: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.
Low-carbon thermal inertiaExploring. Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.
Lessons learned from a living lab research processEXPLORING / Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.
A data-driven approach for lifecycle performanceEXPLORING / Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.
Research at the service of building designExploring / Research-driven Building Design. Towards 2050; Zürich: Park Books, 2019. p. 276.
Design guidance from a Data-Driven LCA-Based Design method and tool prototype2019. 16th International Conference of the “International Building Performance Simulation Association” (IBPSA) Building Simulation, Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019. p. 1334-1341. DOI : 10.26868/25222708.2019.210403.
Improving life cycle-based exploration methods by coupling sensitivity analysis and metamodelsSustainable Cities and Society. 2019-01-01. Vol. 44, p. 70-84. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2018.09.032.
Integrated design in relation to the overheating risk, thermal comfort and energy demand in hot climatesCEPT University, Ahmedabad, 2018-12-20.
Energy efficiency trends in European buildingsCEPT University, Ahmedabad, 2018-12-19.
Integrating hourly life-cycle energy and carbon emissions of energy supply in buildings
Workshop BEEP Camp for StudentsCEPT University, Ahmedabad, 16-22 December 2018.
Le courant consommé la nuit est chargé en CO2 de charbon allemand2018-12-13.
Findings from a survey on the current use of life-cycle assessment in building design2018-12-10. 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 buildings2018-12-10. 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).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 OperationBuild and Connect, Strasbourg, France, 2018, 28-30 November.
ECABO software: Energy and Carbon Assesment of Buildings in Operation
Stratégie de rénovation active pour le parc bâti suisse. Cas d’étude à NeuchâtelBuild & 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 method2018-09-17. 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 study2018-09-12. 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 process20ème 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 buildingsSustainable Cities and Society. 2018-08-29. num. 43, p. 305-316. DOI : 10.1016/j.scs.2018.08.026.
An integrative approach for embodied energy: Towards an LCA-based data-driven design methodRenewable 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
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Development and validation of an intelligent algorithm for synchronizing a low-environmental-impact electricity supply with a building’s electricity consumption2018. 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 inertiaEnergy and Buildings. 2018. Vol. 163, p. 22-33. DOI : 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.12.010.
Preventing overheating in offices through thermal inertial properties of compressed earth bricks: A study on a real scale prototypeEnergy 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 useIIMT (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 sets2017. SDBE 2017 – International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment, London – UK, December 20-21, 2017. p. 971-982.
On the necessity of improving the environmental impacts of furniture and appliances in net-zero energy buildingsScience 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
Le bâtiment à énergie positive – un aperçuBâtiments à énergie positive; energie-cluster.ch, HEIG-VD, Centre St. Roch, Suisse, 18 mai 2017.
Building 2050 – Scientific concept and transition to the experimental phase
Graphical representation of the smart living building research programBuilding2050 Scientific Workshop, Gruyères, Switzerland, October 2016.
Réussir un suivi énergétique efficace et rentable de son bâtiment : outils, limites et facteurs de succèsBuild & Connect: TECHNOLOGIES ET PRATIQUES PIONNIÈRES DANS LE BÂTIMENT DURABLE, Strasbourg, France, Novembre 22-23, 2016.
Introduction to the smart living building conceptsmart living talks, Fribourg, October 7, 2016.
smart living building – Living the Future
LCA as key factor for implementation of inertia in a low carbon performance driven design: the case of the smart living building in Fribourg, Switzerland2016. Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference, Zurich, Switzerland, June 15-17, 2016.
Impact targets as guidelines towards low carbon buildings: Preliminary concept2016. 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, Switzerland2016. Sustainable Built Environment (SBE) Conference, Zurich, June 15-17, 2016.
Towards a pre-design method for low carbon architectural strategies2016. PLEA2016, Los Angeles, USA, July 11-13, 2016.
Studying the Dynamic Relationship between Energy Supply Carbon Content and Building Energy Demand2016. 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.
Establishment of a scientific concept suitable for the smart living buildingsmart living lunch, smart living lab, blueFACTORY, Fribourg, 2015-11-24.
Building 2050 – Research program
Building 2050 – State-of-the-arts and preliminary guidelines