• CO2 concentrations and thermal comfort analysis at onsite and online educational environments 

      Ruiz de Alegría Sala, Alba; Clèries Tardío, Elisenda; Canals Casals, Lluc; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Salom Tormo, Jaume (2022-11-30)
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      Acceso abierto
      In building areas with high occupancy, such as classrooms, transmission routes of SARS-CoV-2 are increased when indoor air quality is deficient. Under this scenario, universities have adopted ventilation measures to mitigate ...
    • Comfort and economic criteria for selecting passive measures for the energy refurbishment of residential buildings in Catalonia 

      Ortiz, Joana Aina; Fonseca i Casas, Antoni; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Fonseca Casas, Pau; Russo, Verdiana (2016-01-01)
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      This paper presents a detailed method to develop cost-optimal studies for the energy renovation of residential buildings. A realistic characterization of the building has been introduced, using measurement and survey data. ...
    • Configurations of model predictive control to exploit energy flexibility in building thermal loads 

      Péan, Thibaut; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Costa Castelló, Ramon (IEEE Press, 2018)
      Texto en actas de congreso
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      A model predictive control (MPC) framework is developed in the present study, with the final objective to improve the energy flexibility of building thermal loads through demand-side management. Three different configurations ...
    • Energy model for thermal energy storage system management integration in data centres 

      Oro, Eduard; Salom Tormo, Jaume (Elsevier Ltd, 2015)
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      In the last years the total energy demand of data centres has experienced a dramatic increase which is expected to continue. This is why data centres industry and researchers are working on implementing energy efficiency ...
    • Energy-efficient ventilation control strategies for surgery rooms 

      Cubí Montanyà, Eduard; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Garrido Soriano, Núria (Taylor & Francis, 2015-02-13)
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      Surgery room specific energy use is among the highest in the built environment due to stringent indoor environmental quality and infection control requirements. This study uses a calibrated energy model to evaluate the ...
    • Evaluation of the energy performance strategies in competition tenders to achieve Nearly Zero Energy Buildings: two case studies in Barcelona and Merano 

      González Matterson, Maria Leandra; Paoletti, Giulia; Salom Tormo, Jaume (Green Building Council España, 2014-11-01)
      Comunicación de congreso
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      This paper shows the experiences of two typologies of tender competition to achieve Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEB) target, realized in 2013 in two cities: Barcelona (Catalunya) Spain and Merano (Bolzano) Italy. This ...
    • Experimental testing of variable speed heat pump control strategies for enhancing energy flexibility in buildings 

      Péan, Thibault Q.; Costa Castelló, Ramon; Fuentes López, Maria Elena; Salom Tormo, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01-01)
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      Thermal mass of buildings and domestic hot water tanks represent interesting sources ofthermal energy storage readily available in the existing building stock. To exploit them to their full potential,advanced control ...
    • Impact of building integrated photovoltaics on high rise office building in the Mediterranean 

      Ramos Cabal, Alba; Romaní Picas, Joaquim; Salom Tormo, Jaume (Elsevier, 2023-11-01)
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      Building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) presents a great opportunity for decreasing building energy demand and related CO2 emissions, specially in the refurbishment of old isolated high rise highly glazed office buildings. ...
    • Implementing cost-optimal methodology in existing public buildings 

      Aelenei, L.; Paduos, S.; Petran, H; Tarrés, J.; Ferreira, A.; Corrado, V.; Camelo, S.; Polychroni, E.; Sfakianaki, K.; Gonçalves, H.; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Riva, G.; Murano, G. (Elsevier Ltd, 2015-11-01)
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      This study presents some preliminary results of an on-going European Project, RePublic-ZEB [1], where an analysis is conducted for identifying the cost optimal levels for the existing buildings, towards nearly Zero Energy ...
    • Indoor environmental quality and infection control in surgery rooms: code requirements vs. performance motivation. A critical review 

      Cubí Montanyà, Eduard; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Garrido Soriano, Núria (2014-08-01)
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      Acceso restringido por política de la editorial
      Surgery rooms are a space type with particularly stringent indoor environmental quality (IEQ) requirements (large airflow rates and narrow comfort windows), which translate into high energy use. Due to the unclear IEQ and ...
    • Methodology for EBSILON simulation studies of on-site generation CHP systems for data centre 

      Rudolf, V.; Lal Shrestha, N.; Urbaneck, T.; Pflugradt, N.; Platzer, B.; Camara, O.; Carrera, Angel; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Oró Prim, Eduard; García Prat, Albert; Timmerman, M.; Trapman, H. (2016)
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      The use of information technology services is increasing and causes a rising energy demand of data centres. In order to cover the requirements linked to this effect and respond to the energetic and environmental goals, fossil ...
    • Multi-domain urban-scale energy modelling tools: a review 

      Sola Saura, Alaia; Corchero García, Cristina; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Sanmartí Cardona, Manel (Elsevier, 2020-03)
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      Acceso abierto
      The development of Urban-Scale Energy Modelling (USEM) at district or city level is today the goal of many research groups due to the increased interest in applications such as new strategies for city energy supply/demand, ...
    • New challenge of the public buildings: Nzeb findings from IEE RePublic-ZEB Project 

      Aelenei, L.; Petran, H.; Tarrés, Joana; Riva, G.; Ferreira, A.; Camelo, S.; Corrado, V.; Šijanec-Zavrl, M.; Stegnar, G.; Gonçalves, H.; Magyar, Z.; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Polychroni, E.; Sfakianaki, K. (Elsevier Ltd, 2015-11-01)
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      Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEBs) have received increased attention in recent years as a result of constant concerns for energy supply constraints, decreasing energy resources, increasing energy costs and rising impact ...
    • Optimal Buildings' Energy Consumption Calculus through a Distributed Experiment Execution 

      Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Ortiz, Joana Aina; Casanovas, Josep; Salom Tormo, Jaume (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
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      The calculus of building energy consumption is a demanding task because multiple factors must be considered during experimentation. Additionally, the definition of the model and the experiments is complex because the problem ...
    • Review of control strategies for improving the energy flexibility provided by heat pump systems in buildings 

      Péan, Thibault Q.; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Costa Castelló, Ramon (2019-02-01)
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    • Simulation model to find the best comfort, energy and cost scenarios for building refurbishment 

      Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Ortiz, Joana Aina; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Fonseca Casas, Pau; Salom Tormo, Jaume (2017-05-12)
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      This article proposes a methodology to assess building behaviour, whilst taking its life cycle into account. Understanding of the system can be obtained by combining well-known energy consumption calculation engines (TRNSYS) ...
    • Simulation tools to build urban-scale energy models: a review 

      Sola Saura, Alaia; Corchero García, Cristina; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Sanmartí Cardona, Manel (2018-11-23)
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      Acceso abierto
      The development of Urban-Scale Energy Modelling (USEM) at the district or city level is currently the goal of many research groups due to the increased interest in evaluating the impact of energy efficiency measures in ...
    • Stochastic model for electrical loads in Mediterranean residential building: validation and applications 

      Ortiz, Joana Aina; Guarino, Francesco; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Corchero García, Cristina; Cellura, Maurizio (2014-05)
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      A major issue in modelling the electrical load of residential building is reproducing the variability between dwellings due to the stochastic use of different electrical equipment. In that sense and with the objective to ...
    • The uncertainty of the energy demand in existing mediterranean urban blocks 

      Ortiz, Joana Aina; Salom Tormo, Jaume; Corchero García, Cristina; Guarino, Francesco (2013)
      Texto en actas de congreso
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      The objective of the paper is to describe a stochastic model that has been developed to obtain load profiles for household electricity. For the study, several profiles have been generated in order to ...