Controls 02: Automation

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This is a recording of a Building Simulation 2017 session presentation, held on August 7, 2017. Building Simulation 2017 brought together practitioners and researchers from around the world to share information about the state of the art in simulation tools and applications and to discuss new developments. The conference featured updates and insights regarding new research to improve simulation capabilities for advanced low-energy building systems, case studies from successful projects that demonstrate the key role that simulation plays, and ongoing efforts to enable compliance and building rating software to support radiant and other energy efficient systems.

Session Title: Controls 02: Automation

Chair: Michael Wetter

​Presenters:

Co-Simulation and Validation of Advanced Building Controls with VOLTTRON and EnergyPlus
Draguna Vrabie, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

Virtual Testbed on Evaluating Automated Fault Detection and Diagnostic (AFDD) Algorithms for Common Faults of a Single Duct VAV System
Liping Wang, University of Wyoming, USA

Building Automation Hardware-in-the-Loop: Experiences and How-To
Philip Juneau, ABB Inc., USA

An Open Source Smart Building Energy Management Platform Through Volttron
Amin Mirakhorli, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA

Implementation and Demonstration of a Building Simulation Based Testbed for Assessment of Data Centre Multi-domain Control Strategies
Vojtech Zavrel, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Simulation-Based Monitoring Analysis of Air-Source Domestic Hot Water Heat Pumps
Jérôme Frisch, RWTH Aachen University, Germany