Publications 2021

Allan, J.; Fierz, L.; Bollinger, A.; Orehounig, K. Linked data ontology for urban scale building energy simulation. In eSIM 2020 conference proceedings, presented at the eSim 2021 building simulation meets building data, Vancouver BC, Canada, June 14-16, 2021; IBPSA: sine loco, 2021; p (8 pp.).
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Bay, M. C.; Heinz, M. V. F.; Danilewsky, A. N.; Battaglia, C.; Vogt, U. F. Analysis of c-lattice parameters to evaluate Na2O loss from and Na2O content in β''-alumina ceramics. Ceram. Int. 2021, 47 (10), 13402-13408. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.01.197
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Bünning, F.; Schalbetter, A.; Aboudonia, A.; Hudoba de Badyn, M.; Heer, P.; Lygeros, J. Input Convex Neural Networks for building MPC. In Learning for dynamics and control, presented at the 3rd annual learning for dynamics & control conference, Zürich, Switzerland, June 7-8, 2021; Jadbabaie, A., Lygeros, J., Pappas, G. J., Parrilo, P. A., Recht, B., Tomlin, C. J., Zeilinger, M. N., Eds.; Proceedings of machine learning research; ML Research Press: sine loco, 2021; Vol. 144, pp 251-262.
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Cai, H.; Khayatian, F.; Heer, P. Experiment strategy for evaluating advanced building energy management system. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012030 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012030
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Cai, H.; Heer, P. Experimental implementation of a context-aware prosumer. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012068 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012068
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Di Natale, L.; Svetozarevic, B.; Heer, P.; Jones, C. N. Deep Reinforcement Learning for room temperature control: a black-box pipeline from data to policies. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012004 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012004
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Di Natale, L.; Funk, L.; Rüdisüli, M.; Svetozarevic, B.; Pareschi, G.; Heer, P.; Sansavini, G. The potential of vehicle-to-grid to support the energy transition: a case study on Switzerland. Energies 2021, 14 (16), 4812 (24 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/en14164812
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Dominguez, C.; Orehounig, K.; Carmeliet, J. Estimating hourly lighting load profiles of rural households in East Africa applying a data-driven characterization of occupant behavior and lighting devices ownership. Dev. Eng. 2021, 6, 100073 (21 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.deveng.2021.100073
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Dominguez, C.; Orehounig, K.; Carmeliet, J. Understanding the path towards a clean energy transition and post-electrification patterns of rural households. Energy Sustain. Dev. 2021, 61, 46-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.esd.2021.01.002
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Eggimann, S.; Lischer, P.; Bolliger, J. Evaluating superblock design to enhance urban greening. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Lindelof, D., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012005 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012005
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Eggimann, S.; Wagner, M.; Ho, Y. N.; Züger, M.; Schneider, U.; Orehounig, K. Geospatial simulation of urban neighbourhood densification potentials. Sustain. Cities Soc. 2021, 72, 103068 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.103068
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Eggimann, S.; Mutschler, R. Wird Kühlen das neue Heizen? Bulletin SEV/VSE, Fachzeitschrift und Verbandsinformationen von Electrosuisse und VSE, 2021, pp 44-47.
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Eggimann, S.; Lischer, P.; Bolliger, J. «Grau zu grün»: Analyse zum Transformationspotential des Strassenraums in der Stadt Zürich. Projet d'analyse du potentiel de «transformation verte» de l'espace routier en ville de Zurich
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Fiorentini, M.; Baldini, L. Control-oriented modelling and operational optimization of a borehole thermal energy storage. Appl. Therm. Eng. 2021, 199, 117518 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2021.117518
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Florio, P.; Peronato, G.; Perera, A. T. D.; Di Blasi, A.; Poon, K. H.; Kämpf, J. H. Designing and assessing solar energy neighborhoods from visual impact. Sustain. Cities Soc. 2021, 71, 102959 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2021.102959
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Fochesato, M.; Heer, P.; Lygeros, J. Multi-objective optimization of a power-to-hydrogen system for mobility via two-stage stochastic programming. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012034 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012034
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Fu, Y.; Zhou, T.; Lun, I.; Khayatian, F.; Deng, W.; Su, W. A data-driven approach for window opening predictions in non-air-conditioned buildings. Intell. Build. Int. 2021. https://doi.org/10.1080/17508975.2021.1963651
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Fumey, B.; Baldini, L. Static temperature guideline for comparative testing of sorption heat storage systems for building application. Energies 2021, 14 (13), 3754 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/en14133754
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Gasser, J.; Cai, H.; Karagiannopoulos, S.; Heer, P.; Hug, G. Predictive energy management of residential buildings while self-reporting flexibility envelope. Appl. Energy 2021, 288, 116653 (14 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116653
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Heymann, F.; Rüdisüli, M.; vom Scheidt, F.; Camanho, A. S. Performance benchmarking of power-to-gas plants using composite indicators. Int. J. Hydrog. Energy 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2021.10.189
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Heymann, F.; Duenas, P.; Soares, F. J.; Miranda, V.; Rüdisüli, M. Simulating spatiotemporal energy technology adoption patterns under different policy designs. In 2021 IEEE Madrid PowerTech. Conference proceedings, presented at the 2021 IEEE Madrid PowerTech, Madrid, Spain, June 28 - July 2, 2021; Power tech conference; IEEE: Danvers, MA, 2021; p (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1109/PowerTech46648.2021.9494890
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Huber, B.; Felix, B.; Antoon, D.; Heer, P.; Aboudonia, A.; Lygeros, J. Benchmarking of data predictive control in a real-life apartment during heating season. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012024 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012024
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Isaia, F.; Fiorentini, M.; Serra, V.; Capozzoli, A. Enhancing energy efficiency and comfort in buildings through model predictive control for dynamic façades with electrochromic glazing. J. Build. Eng. 2021, 43, 102535 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2021.102535
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Karagiannopoulos, S.; Aristidou, P.; Cai, H.; Heer, P.; Hug, G. Safe flexibility in active distribution grids: a practical data-driven approach. In Proceedings of 2021 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe 2021), presented at the 2021 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe 2021), Espoo, Finland, October 18-21, 2021; IEEE: Danvers, MA, 2021; p (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1109/ISGTEurope52324.2021.9640135
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Khayatian, F.; Bollinger, A.; Heer, P. Temporal resolution of measurements and the effects on calibrating building energy models. In eSIM 2020 conference proceedings, presented at the eSim 2021 building simulation meets building data, Vancouver BC, Canada, June 14-16, 2021; IBPSA: sine loco, 2021; p (8 pp.).
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Khayatian, F.; Nagy, Z.; Bollinger, A. Using generative adversarial networks to evaluate robustness of reinforcement learning agents against uncertainties. Energy Build. 2021, 251, 111334 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111334
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Ledo Gomis, L.; Fiorentini, M.; Daly, D. Potential and practical management of hybrid ventilation in buildings. Energy Build. 2021, 231, 110597 (15 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110597
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Mennel, S.; Sulzer, M.; Yilmaz, S.; Patel, M.; Chambers, J.; Knoeri, C.; Thees, O.; Erni, M.; Walch, A.; Guignard, F.; et al. Handbuch zur Entwicklung erneuerbarer dezentraler Energiesysteme; SCCER FEEB&D; Hochschule Luzern: Dübendorf; Horw, 2021; 59 p.
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Mittelviefhaus, M.; Pareschi, G.; Allan, J.; Georges, G.; Boulouchos, K. Optimal investment and scheduling of residential multi-energy systems including electric mobility: a cost-effective approach to climate change mitigation. Appl. Energy 2021, 301, 117445 (24 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117445
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Mutschler, R.; Rüdisüli, M.; Heer, P.; Eggimann, S. Benchmarking cooling and heating energy demands considering climate change, population growth and cooling device uptake. Appl. Energy 2021, 288, 116636 (11 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116636
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Mutschler, R.; Moioli, E. Infrared thermography as an operando tool for the analysis of catalytic processes: How to use it? Catalysts 2021, 11 (3), 311 (21 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/catal11030311
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Nik, V. M.; Perera, A. T. D.; Chen, D. Towards climate resilient urban energy systems: a review. NSR 2021, 8 (3), nwaa134 (18 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1093/nsr/nwaa134
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Panos, E.; Kober, T.; Ramachandran, K.; Hirschberg, S.; Bauer, C.; Schildhauer, T.; Streicher, K. N.; Yilmaz, S.; Zuberi, J.; Patel, M.; et al. Transformation of the Swiss energy system for a net-zero greenhouse gas emission society. Results from the joint activity scenarios & modelling; ETH Zurich: Zurich, 2021; 32 p.
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Perera, A. T. D.; Kamalaruban, P. Applications of reinforcement learning in energy systems. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev. 2021, 137, 110618 (22 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110618
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Perera, A. T. D.; Javanroodi, K.; Nik, V. M. Climate resilient interconnected infrastructure: co-optimization of energy systems and urban morphology. Appl. Energy 2021, 285, 116430 (17 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116430
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Perera, A. T. D.; Wang, Z.; Nik, V. M.; Scartezzini, J. L. Towards realization of an energy internet: designing distributed energy systems using game-theoretic approach. Appl. Energy 2021, 283, 116349 (12 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116349
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Perera, A. T. D.; Javanroodi, K.; Wang, Y.; Hong, T. Urban cells: extending the energy hub concept to facilitate sector and spatial coupling. Adv. Appl. Energy 2021, 3, 100046 (19 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adapen.2021.100046
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Sulzer, M.; Werner, S.; Mennel, S.; Wetter, M. Vocabulary for the fourth generation of district heating and cooling. Smart energy 2021, 1, 100003 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.segy.2021.100003
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Sulzer, M.; Orehounig, K.; Bollinger, A. Wegweiser aus dem Energie-Trilemma. Bulletin SEV/VSE, Fachzeitschrift und Verbandsinformationen von Electrosuisse und VSE, 2021, pp 2-6.
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Thrampoulidis, E.; Mavromatidis, G.; Lucchi, A.; Orehounig, K. A machine learning-based surrogate model to approximate optimal building retrofit solutions. Appl. Energy 2021, 281, 116024 (20 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2020.116024
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Thrampoulidis, E.; Orehounig, K.; Hug, G. Electricity demand flexibility potential of optimal building retrofit solutions. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Lindelof, D., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012149 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012149
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Walch, A.; Rüdisüli, M.; Castello, R.; Scartezzini, J. L. Quantification of existing rooftop PV hourly generation capacity and validation against measurement data. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Lindelof, D., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012011 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012011
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Wang, D.; Li, X.; Marquant, J.; Carmeliet, J.; Orehounig, K. Advancing the thermal network representation for the optimal design of distributed multi-energy systems. Front. Energy Res. 2021, 9, 668124 (23 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2021.668124
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Wang, D.; Carmeliet, J.; Orehounig, K. Design and assessment of district heating systems with solar thermal prosumers and thermal storage. Energies 2021, 14 (4), 1184 (27 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/en14041184
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Yazdanie, M.; Orehounig, K. Advancing urban energy system planning and modeling approaches: gaps and solutions in perspective. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev. 2021, 137, 110607 (16 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110607
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Yazdanie, M.; Zhou, C. Sustainable long-term energy planning for a district in Suzhou City, China. In CISBAT 2021 carbon neutral cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2021, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 8-10, 2021; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Lindelof, D., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: Bristol; Philadelphia, 2021; Vol. 2042, p 012109 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/2042/1/012109
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