London Workshop 2015

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Day 1: Presentations and Discussion of International Activities

A workshop was held at the BMA House in central London on October 1-2, 2015. The agenda for this workshop can be found below. Included in this agenda are links to each of the presentations given by participants over the two days. If you have any questions about the outcomes of this workshop, please contact Professor Paul Ruyssevelt (

Day 1: Thursday 1 October 2015

09.30 Registration & coffee

10.00 – 12.40 Welcome and presentation of energy and buildings research at UCL and in the UK

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  1. Welcome and overview of agenda (Paul Ruyssevelt) – PDF
  2. Presentation of the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources & the Centre for Energy Epidemiology (Tadj Oreszczyn, UCL) – PDF
  3. RCUK Energy Programme Context for Energy Epidemiology (Glenn Goodall, UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) – PDF
  4. 3D Stock: a new kind of three-dimensional model of the building stock of Britain (Philip Steadman, UCL) – PDF
  5. Energy epidemiology in practice: a retrospective cohort study on the impact of energy efficiency retrofits on energy demand in English houses (Ian Hamilton, UCL) – PDF
  6. Building performance benchmarking in the context of energy epidemiology (Sung-Min Hong, UCL) – PDF
  7. Tracking progress and assessing impacts of energy use data: the IEA experience (Duncan Millard, International Energy Agency) – PDF
  8. The UK Government’s NEED data framework and how it influences policies (Chris Nichols, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change) – PDF
  9. The Building Energy Efficiency Survey (BEES) (Maxine Willitts, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change) – PDF
  10. Key finding from the Innovate UK Building Performance Evaluation programme (Mat Colmer, Innovate UK) – PDF
  11. Mayor of London’s Business Energy Challenge (Katherine Eames, Greater London Authority) – PDF
  12. EMBED: understanding building performance and engaging smart consumers (Geoffrey Stevens, Energy Saving Trust) – PDF

12.40 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Presentations from International Participantsday 1 hft

  1. 3D City Model based heating demand calculation and related challenges (Romain Nouvel, HFT Stuttgart)
    – PDF
  2. Using real measurements to examine large numbers of building envelopes (Jacob Schmiedt, German aerospace centre) – PDF
  3. Building energy research at BRANZ (Peter McDowall, BRANZ) – PDF
  4. The status of energy use of building sector in Korea (Seung-Eon Lee, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology) – PDF
  5. Energy epidemiology: impact of Hong Kong building regulations (Ian Ridley, Hong Kong City University) – PDF
  6. Recommendations for calculating real energy consumption (Kim Wittchen, Aalborg University) – PDF

15.15 – 15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.45 Presentations from International Participantsbranz presentation

  1. Matching real energy use in building stock modelling (Martin Jakob, TEP Energy) – PDF
  2. Matching real and predicted residential heating energy and comfort in Belgium (Jelle Laverge and Marc Delghust, University of Gent) – PDF
  3. Field analysis of public building energy data : a submitted project in Wallonia (Geoffrey van Moeseke, UCLouvain) – PDF
  4. Real energy in buildings: from component to district (Arnaud Jay, French National Institute of Solar Energy) – PDF
  5. Energy use in multi-unit residential buildings in Canada (Mark Gorgolewski, Ryerson University) – PDF
  6. An overview of the Building Energy Data Exchange Specification (BEDES) (Robert Hitchcock, Hitchcock Consulting on behalf of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA) – PDF

16.45 – 17.00 Wrap-up of Day 1

19.00 – 21.00 Participants Dinner

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Day 2: Participants Discuss Annex Proposal

Day 2: Friday 2 October 2015

08.45 Arrival Time

09.00 Presentation of Annex proposal (Paul Ruyssevelt/Ian Hamilton) – PDF

09.30 Explanation of format for discussions and reporting

09.45 – 11.00 Group Discussion: Annex proposal (Participants will be seated in groups of ~12 people to allow for group discussions)

  1. 09.45 Plenary discussion of aims and objectives of the proposed annex
  2. 10.00 Group discussions of sub-task activities and deliverables

11.00 – 11.15 Coffee Break

11.15 Presentation: UK Building Performance Network (William Swan, University of Salford) – PDF

11.30 – 12.30 Reporting back from Group discussions – Groups report on discussion of sub-task activities:

  1. Summarise activities and any proposed changes/additions to the activities
  2. Level of support / interest
  3. Specific interest areas on each table
  4. Relevance to existing and potential future research (and other) activities

12.30 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 15.00 Discussion: resources and commitmentworkshop wrap up 2

  1. Annex participation requirements (Ian Hamilton)
  2. Participation discussion
  3. Identification of potential sub-task leaders and co-leaders

15.00 – 15.20 Coffee Break

15.20 – 16.15 Discussion: Actions and next steps

  1. Proposed programme for annex, including approval process (Paul Ruyssevelt)
  2. Discussion of preferred timing of meetings, and proposals for next two meetings (dates and locations)
  3. 1Agree list of actions

16.15 Wrap-up and Close of workshop (Paul Ruyssevelt & Ian Hamilton)

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