Major Recent Publications

Updated 2/25/2020

  1. Abbaas, E.S., A.A. Saif, M. Munaaim, and M.A. Othuman Mydin. “Influence of Courtyard Ventilation on Thermal Performance of Office Building in Hot-Humid Climate: A Case Study,” Vol. 34, 2018.

  2. Abdullah, H.K., and H.Z. Alibaba. “Retrofits for Energy Efficient Office Buildings: Integration of Optimized Photovoltaics in the Form of Responsive Shading Devices.” Sustainability (Switzerland) 9, no. 11 (2017).

  3. Alghoul, S.K., H.G. Rijabo, and M.E. Mashena. “Energy Consumption in Buildings: A Correlation for the Influence of Window to Wall Ratio and Window Orientation in Tripoli, Libya.” Journal of Building Engineering 11 (2017): 82–86.

  4. Anton, I., and D. TǍnase. “Informed Geometries. Parametric Modelling and Energy Analysis in Early Stages of Design,” 85:9–16, 2016.

  5. Aydin, E.E., H.O. Kaya, and I. Kahraman. “A Comparison between Building Energy Simulation and Measurement Results for a Municipality Building,” 653–60, 2016.

  6. Bagnasco, A., S. Massucco, M. Saviozzi, F. Silvestro, and A. Vinci. “Design and Validation of a Detailed Building Thermal Model Considering Occupancy and Temperature Sensors,” 2018.

  7. Brackney, L. “Mobile Building Energy Audit and Modeling Tools: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-11-00441.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), April 1, 2013.

  8. Brackney, Larry J. “Portfolio-Scale Optimization of Customer Energy Efficiency Incentive and Marketing: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-13-535.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), February 17, 2016.

  9. Brackney, Larry, Andrew Parker, Daniel Macumber, and Kyle Benne. Building Energy Modeling with OpenStudio: A Practical Guide for Students and Professionals. Springer International Publishing, 2018.

  10. Bruggmann, P., and G.P. Henze. “Toward Grid-Friendly Zero-Energy Buildings.” Journal of Architectural Engineering 24, no. 2 (2018).

  11. Chatzivasileiadi, A., S. Lannon, W. Jabi, N.M. Wardhana, and R. Aish. “Addressing Pathways to Energy Modelling through Non-Manifold Topology,” 50:31–38, 2018.

  12. Cherier, M.K., T. Benouaz, S.M.A. Bekkouche, M. Hamdani, and R. Djeffal. “Improvement Temperatures of a Studio Apartment through Judicious Choice of Materials and Eco Building Materials under an Arid Climate - Case Study Ghardaïa,” Vol. 214, 2019.

  13. Cheung, Howard, and James E. Braun. “Development of Fault Models for Hybrid Fault Detection and Diagnostics Algorithm: October 1, 2014 -- May 5, 2015.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), December 31, 2015.

  14. “City Scale Modeling with OpenStudio.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), August 12, 2016.

  15. Cole, W. J., E. T. Hale, and T. F. Edgar. “Building Energy Model Reduction for Model Predictive Control Using OpenStudio.” Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), January 1, 2013.

  16. Cole, W.J., K.M. Powell, E.T. Hale, and T.F. Edgar. “Reduced-Order Residential Home Modeling for Model Predictive Control.” Energy and Buildings 74 (2014): 69–77.

  17. Dahlan, N.Y., and A.A.M. Aris. “Optimizing Energy Baseline for Medium Size Office Using Hybrid Energyplus-Evolutionary Programming (EP).” Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering 10, no. 1–4 (2018): 59–65.

  18. DeGraw, Jason W., Kristin M. Field-Macumber, Nicholas L. (ORCID:0000000192446736) Long, and Supriya Goel. “BuildingSync (R) in Action: Example Implementations.” Washington, D.C.: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), August 17, 2018.

  19. Doubleday, Kate (ORCID:0000000217096331), Andrew S. (ORCID:0000000254905134) Parker, Faeza (ORCID:0000000226031804) Hafiz, Benjamin Irwin, Samuel Hancock, Shanti (ORCID:0000000310543757) Pless, and Bri-Mathias (ORCID:0000000186840534) Hodge. “Toward a Subhourly Net Zero Energy District Design through Integrated Building and Distribution System Modeling.” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 11, no. 3 (June 11, 2019).

  20. Draganova, V.Y., H. Matsumoto, and K. Tsuzuki. “Energy Performance of Building Fabric - Comparing Two Types of Vernacular Residential Houses,” Vol. 1892, 2017.

  21. Frank, Stephen M. (ORCID:0000000343666163), and Jason Nichols. “An Open, Cloud-Based Platform for Whole-Building Fault Detection and Diagnostics.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), October 4, 2018.

  22. Goldwasser, David, Brian L. Ball, Amanda D. Farthing, Stephen M. (ORCID:0000000343666163) Frank, and Piljae Im. “Advances in Calibration of Building Energy Models to Time Series Data: Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), November 12, 2018.

  23. Goldwasser, David, Daniel Macumber, Andrew Parker, Edwin Lee, Rob Guglielmetti, and Larry J. Brackney. “THE LIFE CYCLE OF AN OPENSTUDIO MEASURE: DEVELOPMENT, TESTING, DISTRIBUTION, AND APPLICATION,” 2016.

  24. Guglielmetti, R., D. Macumber, and N. Long. “OpenStudio: An Open Source Integrated Analysis Platform; Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), December 1, 2011.

  25. Guglielmetti, Rob, and Brian L. Ball. “A FRAMEWORK FOR DAYLIGHTING OPTIMIZATION IN WHOLE BUILDINGS WITH OPENSTUDIO.” Proceedings of SimBuild 6, no. 1 (August 5, 2016).

  26. Hale, E., L. Lisell, D. Goldwasser, D. Macumber, J. Dean, I. Metzger, A. Parker, et al. “Cloud-Based Model Calibration Using OpenStudio: Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), March 1, 2014.

  27. Hale, E., D. Macumber, K. Benne, and D. Goldwasser. “Scripted Building Energy Modeling and Analysis: Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), August 1, 2012.

  28. Hale, E., D. Macumber, E. Weaver, and D. Shekhar. “Flexible Framework for Building Energy Analysis: Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), September 1, 2012.

  29. Hamdan, D.M.A., and F.L. de Oliveira. “The Impact of Urban Design Elements on Microclimate in Hot Arid Climatic Conditions: Al Ain City, UAE.” Energy and Buildings 200 (2019): 86–103.

  30. Hassanein, A.A.M., L. Qiu, P. Junting, G. Yihong, F. Witarsa, and A.A. Hassanain. “Simulation and Validation of a Model for Heating Underground Biogas Digesters by Solar Energy.” Ecological Engineering 82 (2015): 336–44.

  31. Heidarinejad, M., M. Dahlhausen, J.R. Wentz, J.B. Li, M. Wang, Y. Sun, N. Mattise, C. Casey, J. Srebric, and R. Mistrick. “An Overview of the Web-Based Integration of Energy, Daylight, and Airflow Simulations to Facilitate Implementation of Energy Efficiency Measures,” 354–61, 2014.

  32. Heidarinejad, M., N. Mattise, K. Sharma, and J. Srebric. “Creating Geometry with Basic Shape Templates in OpenStudio,” 205:1990–95, 2017.

  33. Heidarinejad, Mohammad, Nicholas Mattise, Matthew Dahlhausen, Krishang Sharma, Kyle S. Benne, Daniel L. Macumber, Larry J. Brackney, and Jelena Srebric. “Demonstration of Reduced-Order Urban Scale Building Energy Models.” Energy and Buildings 156, no. C (September 8, 2017).

  34. Horowitz, Scott, Joseph Robertson, Jeffrey Maguire, and Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). “OpenStudio® Energy Rating Index (ERI) Workflow.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), February 27, 2019.

  35. Horsey, Henry, Katherine Fleming, Brian Ball, and Nicholas Long. “Achieving Actionable Results from Available Inputs: Metamodels Take Building Energy Simulations One Step Further.” Washington, D.C.: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), August 26, 2016.

  36. Hu, J., and S. Olbina. “An Expert System Based on Openstudio Platform for Evaluation of Daylighting System Design,” 186–93, 2013.

  37. Hussain, S., H.A. Gabbar, F. Musharavati, and S. Pokharel. “Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Evaluation of Energy Conservation in Buildings,” 2013.

  38. Indarto, E., G. Hardiman, W.S. Budi, and D.E. Riyanto. “The Impacts of Multiple Lightshelves on Natural Lighting Distribution and Effective Temperature at Office Rooms.” Journal of Architecture and Urbanism 41, no. 4 (2017): 260–67.

  39. Irani, A., L. Leung, and M. Sedino. “Energy Modeling of a Supertall Building Using Simulated 600 m Weather File Data.” International Journal of High-Rise Buildings 8, no. 2 (2019): 101–6.

  40. J. Lustbader, C. Kreutzer, M. Jeffers. “FY13 CoolCalc Annual Report (NREL Internal Use Only),” 2015.

  41. Jradi, M., C. Veje, and B.N. Jørgensen. “Deep Energy Renovation of the Mærsk Office Building in Denmark Using a Holistic Design Approach.” Energy and Buildings 151 (2017): 306–19.

  42. Jradi, M., C.T. Veje, and B.N. Jørgensen. “Dynamic Energy Performance-Driven Approach for Renovation Assessment of the Danish Public School Ejerslykkeskolen,” 2018.

  43. Jradi, Muhyiddine, Sandra Andersen, and Morten Hagenau. “DanBERA: A Tool for Danish Buildings Energy Renovation Design and Assessment.” IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 609 (October 2019): 072057.

  44. Kamel, E., and A.M. Memari. “Automated Building Energy Modeling and Assessment Tool (ABEMAT).” Energy 147 (2018): 15–24.

  45. Kamel, E., and A.M. Memari. “Review of BIM’s Application in Energy Simulation: Tools, Issues, and Solutions.” Automation in Construction 97 (2019): 164–80.

  46. Kim, Janghyun (ORCID:0000000152224004), Stephen M. (ORCID:0000000343666163) Frank, James E. Braun, and David (ORCID:0000000233707155) Goldwasser. “Representing Small Commercial Building Faults in EnergyPlus, Part I: Model Development.” Buildings 9, no. 11 (November 14, 2019).

  47. Kim, Janghyun (ORCID:0000000152224004), Stephen M. (ORCID:0000000343666163) Frank, Piljae Im, James E. Braun, David (ORCID:0000000233707155) Goldwasser, and Matthew M. (ORCID:0000000276956872) Leach. “Representing Small Commercial Building Faults in EnergyPlus, Part II: Model Validation.” Buildings 9, no. 12 (November 22, 2019).

  48. Krstic, D., M. Vasov, V. Bogdanovic, M. Ignjatovic, and D. Randelovic. “Effect of External Solar Shading Usage on Energy Consumption and Thermal Comfort in the Student Dormitory in Niš,” Vol. 111, 2019.

  49. Larry Brackney, Andrew Parker. “OpenStudio: A Platform for Ex Ante Incentive Programs.” ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 2016.

  50. Lee, V.C.-C., and K.S. Yam. Introduction of Openstudio® for Work Integrated Learning: Case Study on Building Energy Modelling. Vol. 752. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 2017.

  51. Ligade, J., D. Sebastian, and A. Razban. “Challenges of Creating a Verifiable Building Energy Model,” 125:20–28, 2019.

  52. Long, N., B. Ball, D. Goldwasser, A. Parker, J. Elling, O. Davis, and D. Kruchten. “Leveraging OpenStudio’s Application Programming Interfaces: Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), November 1, 2013.

  53. Long, N., S. Goel, and H. Horsey. “U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Energy Asset Score Sensitivity and Scale Implementation,” 200–206, 2015.

  54. Long, Nguyen, Brian Lee Ball, Katherine Achim Fleming, and Daniel Macumber. “Scaling Building Energy Modeling Horizontally in the Cloud with Openstudio,” 2014.

  55. Macumber, D. “Scripted Building Energy Modeling and Analysis (Presentation).” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), October 1, 2012.

  56. Macumber, Daniel L., Brian L. Ball, and Nicholas L. Long. “Graphical Tool for Cloud-Based Building Energy Simulation.” Atlanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), September 1, 2014.

  57. Macumber, Daniel L. (ORCID:0000000269094725), Scott G. Horowitz, Marjorie Schott, Katie Nolan, and Brian Schiller. “FloorspaceJS - A New, Open Source, Web-Based Geometry Editor for Building Energy Modeling (BEM): Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), March 19, 2018.

  58. Macumber, Daniel, Andrew Parker, Lars Lisell, Ian Metzger, and Matthew Brown. “Simuwatt - A Tablet Based Electronic Auditing Tool.” International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), May 8, 2014.

  59. Macumber, D.L., B.L. Ball, and N.L. Long. “A Graphical Tool for Cloud-Based Building Energy Simulation,” 87–94, 2014.

  60. Malekafzali, A., L. Ghobad, and J. Hu. “Comparison of Integrated Simulation Tools for Leed V4 Daylight Credit Assessment,” 9–14, 2014.

  61. Mamirov, M., A. Zhamanbay, K. Kalibekov, M. Mamirov, Y. Yertay, and C.-S. Shon. “Evaluation of Thermal Properties of Aerated Concrete Used for Student Residential Building, Astana, Kazakhstan,” Vol. 2004, 2018.

  62. McCombs, Bailey. “An Open Studio Approach to Adolescent Identity Formation: A Development of a Method.” Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses, May 18, 2019.

  63. Miller, C., D. Thomas, S.D. Irigoyen, C. Hersberger, Z. Nagy, D. Rossi, and A. Schlueter. “BIM-Extracted Energyplus Model Calibration for Retrofit Analysis of a Historically Listed Building in Switzerland,” 331–38, 2014.

  64. Muehleisen, R. T., B. Craig, D. Macumber, E. Hale, and J. Turner. “Integration of the CEN/ISO Monthly Building Energy Model into OpenStudio.” Washington, DC: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), January 1, 2014.

  65. Murray, J., R. Sommerfeld, G. Longhurst, C. Bithell, C. Wilson, A. Yamamoto, H. Ogiso, et al. “DesignBuildBLUFF: Coyote Architecture on the Colorado Plateau,” 142:603–14, 2014.

  66. Musa, M.A. “Assessing the Effects of Floor Levels on Daylight Distribution in Mid-Rise Office Buildings in Composite Climate of Nigeria.,” Vol. 397, 2019.

  67. No, S.-T., S.-H. Hong, and J.-Y. Kim. A Study on Objects Information Compatibility between BIM Softwares for Building Thermal Load Analysis. Vol. 236–237. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 2012.

  68. “NREL’s OpenStudio Helps Design More Efficient Buildings (Fact Sheet).” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), July 1, 2014.

  69. Okafor, G., and H. Taherian. “Multi-Generation Modeling and Building Energy Use Optimization Based on a Natural Gas Driven Internal Combustion Engine,” 73–85, 2018.

  70. Pawar, P., A. Boranian, and W. Lang. “Impact of Solar Insulation Film on the Cooling Load of an Office Building in Singapore - A Simulation Study,” Vol. 1343, 2019.

  71. Picco, M., R. Lollini, and M. Marengo. “Towards Energy Performance Evaluation in Early Stage Building Design: A Simplification Methodology for Commercial Building Models.” Energy and Buildings 76 (2014): 497–505.

  72. Picco, M., and M. Marengo. “Toward an EnergyPlus Decision Tool for Evaluation of Energy Performances during Early-Stage Building Design,” 2013-January:121–30, 2013.

  73. Polly, Ben, Chuck Kutscher, Dan Macumber, Marjorie Schott, Shanti Pless, Bill Livingood, and Otto Van Geet. “From Zero Energy Buildings to Zero Energy Districts.” Washington, D.C.: American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), August 26, 2016.

  74. Ramaji, I.J., J.I. Messner, and E. Mostavi. “IFC-Based BIM-to-BEM Model Transformation.” Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering 34, no. 3 (2020).

  75. Rasul, M.G., and C. Doring. “Performance Assessment of Desiccant Air Conditioning System in an Institutional Building in Subtropical Climate,” 110:486–91, 2017.

  76. Roth, Amir, David Goldwasser, and Andrew Parker. “There’s a Measure for That!” Energy and Buildings 117, no. C (April 1, 2016).

  77. Shon, C.-S., M. Mamirov, E.M. Stenger, and C.-W. Chung. Thermal Performance of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Containing Expanded Shale Aggregates. Vol. 911 MSF. Materials Science Forum, 2018.

  78. Song, L., and B. Branesky. “Air Handling Unit Level Fault Signature Development Using Energyplus,” 10:159–69, 2012.

  79. Song, Ruoyu, and Cassandra Telenko. “Causes of Desktop FDM Fabrication Failures in an Open Studio Environment.” Procedia CIRP, 26th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA May 7-9, 2019, 80 (January 1, 2019): 494–99.

  80. Sunnam, R., A. Marston, and O. Baumann. “Analysis of Chilled Ceiling Performance to Control Temperature in a Data Control Center Using Energyplus: A Case Study,” 1562–67, 2013.

  81. “Technology Performance Exchange. NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory),” 2015.

  82. Theresa Innocent, L., and V. Ramalingam. “Comparison of a Real-Time Building with Brick and Exfoliated Vermiculite Using OpenStudio Modeling for Indian Climatic Zones.” Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization and Environmental Effects 41, no. 19 (2019): 2334–45.

  83. Uyduran, H.G., O.K. Iseri, Y. Ustunes, and O. Dursun. “Optimizing Wall Insulation Material Parameters in Renovation Projects Using NSGA-II,” 4208–13, 2016.

  84. Vikram Anand, B., S.K. Patro, and S. Misra. “Optimization Parameters in Passive Energy Technologies plus Its Execution.” International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering 8, no. 10 (2019): 2869–72.

  85. Wang, Y., K. Velswamy, and B. Huang. “A Long-Short Term Memory Recurrent Neural Network Based Reinforcement Learning Controller for Office Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems.” Processes 5, no. 3 (2017).

  86. Weaver, E., N. Long, K. Fleming, M. Schott, K. Benne, and E. Hale. “Rapid Application Development with OpenStudio: Preprint.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), May 1, 2012.

  87. Wilson, Eric J. (ORCID:000000033185655X), and Noel D. Merket. “An Interactive Visualization Tool for Large-Scale Building Stock Modeling.” Atlanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), September 26, 2018.

  88. Wilson, Eric J. (ORCID:000000033185655X), Andrew S. (ORCID:0000000254905134) Parker, and Natalie Mims Frick. “End-Use Load Profiles for the U.S. Building Stock: Technical Advisory Group Meeting #1.” National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States), August 20, 2019.

  89. Yam, K.S., W.L. Yem, and V.C.C. Lee. “Evaluation of the Passive Cooling Strategies for Pei Min Sport Complex,” Vol. 217, 2017.

  90. Yang, Z., and B. Becerik-Gerber. “Modeling Personalized Occupancy Profiles for Representing Long Term Patterns by Using Ambient Context.” Building and Environment 78 (2014): 23–35.

  91. Yoon, J.H., R. Baldick, and A. Novoselac. “Dynamic Demand Response Controller Based on Real-Time Retail Price for Residential Buildings.” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid 5, no. 1 (2014): 121–29.

  92. Yoon, J.H., R. Bladick, and A. Novoselac. “Demand Response for Residential Buildings Based on Dynamic Price of Electricity.” Energy and Buildings 80 (2014): 531–41.

  93. Yu, N., Y. Jiang, L. Luo, S. Lee, A. Jallow, D. Wu, J.I. Messner, R.M. Leicht, and J. Yen. “Integrating BIMserver and OpenStudio for Energy Efficient Building,” 516–23, 2013.