Passive Daylighting Track

Controls, Building Automation and User Interface Session

Team ASU-UNM DOE Solar Decathlon 2013 Shade House: Combining Passive and Active Solar Designs with Architecture
S. Patibandla, M. Erdman, H. Beauchamp, M. Montoya, J. Dellis, H. Beauchamp, O. Lavrova, University of New Mexico; J. Washington, A. Taqi, J. Cribbs, P. Horton, M. Fraser, Arizona State University

Performance Optimization of Indoor Environment Control Systems
J. Chung, Sungkyunkwan University and C. Park

Energy Positive Daylighting: Combined Daylighting and Thermal Control in Commercial Buildings
J. Tandler, Skylouver Systems

Designing for the Human Factor: Economizer Efficacy and the Consideration of the User
K. Kensek, T. Lanning, T. Kohut and J. Choi, University of Southern California


Daylight Quality + Quantity Session

Color Reflectivity in Daylit Spaces: How Color Reflectivity Affects Experience and Performance
E. Hagenlocher, University of Oregon

A Study on Perception of Daylight Shadows and Visual Comfort in Library Reading Areas
Y. Liu, University of Oregon

Evaluating the Integration of Passive Solar and Daylight Performance: A Study Based on Design Modeling and Post-Occupancy Monitoring Results
I. Leysens and U. Passe, Iowa State University


Daylighting Design Session

Comparison of Five Window Shade Strategies
Y. Liu and K. Kensek, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

A Study of Optimization of the Light Shelf System in Hot and Arid Zones
S. Daich, N. Zemmouri and S. Yacine University of Biskra, Algeria

Using Physical Experiment for Predicting Hourly Daylight Quantity in Architectural Spaces with Coefficient of Utilization Method
J. Hu, W. Place and C. Konradi, NC State University


Building Performance Modeling and Monitoring Session

Comparing Building Performance Trends in Three Energy Simulation Programs
K. Kensek, A. Martinez, S. Singh and T. Tucker, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Development of a Design Tool to Simulate the Thermal Performance of Direct Gain Passive Solar Systems Using TMY3 Data
A. Fernandez-Gonzalez, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Oregon Sunspace Redesign/Build: New Priorities for Thermal Mass
A. R. Rempel and A. W. Rempel, University of Oregon; K. Gates, Ken Gates Construction; B. Shaw, Barbara Shaw Management

Thermal Modeling and Experimental Validation of Naturally Ventilated Solar Greenhouse for Vegetable Crop Production in an Indian Composite Climate
N. Panwar and S. Kaushik, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi; S. Kothari, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Rajasthan, India


Climate, Design and Green Building Standards Session

Metrics for Buildings or Building of Metrics: A Comparison of Environmental Footprint of the Traditional vs. the Renewable in Medical Offices
A. Ragheb, Lawrence Technological University

The Shading Imperative
S. Dent, University of New Mexico

NASA Prediction of Worldwide Energy Resource High Resolution Meteorology Data For Sustainable Building Design
W. Chandler, J. Hoell, D. Westberg and T. Zhang, Science Systems & Applications and P. Stackhouse, NASA Langley Research Center

Assessment of Movable Insulation Panels’ Energy and Lighting Potential for Adaptive Fa├žade in Architecture
C. Du Montier, A. Potvin and C. Demers, Architecture School of University Laval, Quebec, Canada

New Climate Analysis Tool for Early Phases of Building Design
P. Liedl, University of Texas at Austin


Solar Access Zoning Forum

Solar Access Zoning + Building Information Modeling
K. Kensek, A. Henkhaus, University of Southern California