Publications by Research Area
Publications by Division
Teso, Lorenzo, Laura Carnieletto, Kaiyu Sun, Wanni Zhang, Andrea Gasparella, Piercarlo Romagnoni, Angelo Zarrella, and Tianzhen Hong."Large scale energy analysis and renovation strategies for social housing in the historic city of Venice."Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 52 (2022) 102041. DOI
Sun, Kaiyu, Wanni Zhang, Zhaoyun Zeng, Ronnen M. Levinson, Max Wei, and Tianzhen Hong."Passive cooling designs to improve heat resilience of homes in underserved and vulnerable communities."Energy and Buildings 252 (2021) 111383. DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, Yujie Xu, Kaiyu Sun, Wanni Zhang, Xuan Luo, and Barry Hooper."Urban microclimate and its impact on building performance: A case study of San Francisco."Urban Climate 38 (2021) 100871. DOI
Carnieletto, Laura, Martina Ferrando, Lorenzo Teso, Kaiyu Sun, Wanni Zhang, Francesco Causone, Piercarlo Romagnoni, Angelo Zarrella, and Tianzhen Hong."Italian prototype building models for urban scale building performance simulation."Building and Environment 192 (2021) 107590. DOI
Sun, Kaiyu, Na Luo, Xuan Luo, and Tianzhen Hong."Prototype energy models for data centers."Energy and Buildings 231 (2021) 110603. DOI
Picard, Theo, Tianzhen Hong, Na Luo, Sang Hoon Lee, and Kaiyu Sun."Robustness of energy performance of Zero-Net-Energy (ZNE) homes."Energy and Buildings 224 (2020) 110251. DOI
Shan, , Xiaofang, Na Luo, Kaiyu Sun, Tianzhen Hong, Yi-Kuen LEE, and Wei-Zhen Lu."Coupling CFD and building energy modelling to optimize the operation of a large open office space for occupant comfort."Sustainable Cities and Society 60 (2020) 102257. DOI
Sun, Kaiyu, Michael Specian, and Tianzhen Hong."Nexus of thermal resilience and energy efficiency in buildings: A case study of a nursing home."Building and Environment 177 (2020) 106842. DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, Jared Langevin, Na Luo, and Kaiyu Sun."Energy and Behaviour Developing quantitative insights on building occupant behaviour: Supporting modelling tools and datasets." (2020) 283 - 319. DOI
Piette, Mary Ann, Richard C. Diamond, Stephen E. Selkowitz, Stephane de la Rue du Can, Tianzhen Hong, Kaiyu Sun, Paul A. Mathew, Iain S. Walker, Alan K. Meier, Erik Page, Jessica Granderson, Nan Zhou, and Peter Alstone."Chapter 2: Global Opportunities and Challenges in Energy and Environmental Issues in the Buildings Sector."World Scientific Series in Current Energy Issues (2020). DOI
Regnier, Cynthia, Luis L. Fernandes, Kaiyu Sun, and John Bruschi."ZNE for All! Enabling Zero Net Energy Retrofits for Small Commercial Offices."ACEEE Summer Study (2020).
Wang, Jingyi, Zhe Wang, Ding Zhou, and Kaiyu Sun."Key issues and novel optimization approaches of industrial waste heat recovery in district heating systems."Energy 188 (2019) 116005. DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, Yujie Xu, Kaiyu Sun, Wanni Zhang, and Xuan Luo."Visualizing Urban Microclimate and Quantifying its Impact on Building Energy Use in San Francisco."the 1st ACM International WorkshopProceedings of the 1st ACM International Workshop on Urban Building Energy Sensing, Controls, Big Data Analysis, and Visualization - UrbSys'19 (2019). DOI
Granderson, Jessica, Samir Touzani, Eliot Crowe, Samuel Fernandes, Shankar Earni, and Kaiyu Sun."Realizing high-accuracy low-cost measurement and verification for deep cost savings." (2019). DOI
Jia, Ruoxi, Ming Jin, Kaiyu Sun, Tianzhen Hong, and Costas Spanos."Advanced Building Control via Deep Reinforcement Learning."Energy Procedia 158 (2019) 6158 - 6163. DOI
Luo, Na, Wenguo Weng, Xiaoyu Xu, Tianzhen Hong, Ming Fu, and Kaiyu Sun."Assessment of occupant-behavior-based indoor air quality and its impacts on human exposure risk: A case study based on the wildfires in Northern California."Science of The Total Environment 686 (2019) 1251 - 1261. DOI
Tarroja, Brian, Felicia Chiang, Amir AghaKouchak, Scott Samuelsen, Shuba V. Raghavan, Max Wei, Kaiyu Sun, and Tianzhen Hong."Translating climate change and heating system electrification impacts on building energy use to future greenhouse gas emissions and electric grid capacity requirements in California."Applied Energy 225 (2018) 522 - 534. DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, Jared Langevin, and Kaiyu Sun."Building Simulation: Ten Challenges."Building Simulation 11 (2018). DOI
Zhang, Rongpeng, Kaiyu Sun, Tianzhen Hong, Yoshinori Yura, and Ryohei Hinokuma."A Novel Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Heat Recovery System Model: Development and Validation."Energy and Buildings 168 (2018). DOI
Regnier, Cynthia, Kaiyu Sun, Tianzhen Hong, and Mary Ann Piette."Quantifying the benefits of a building retrofit using an integrated system approach: A case study."Energy and Buildings 159 (2018). DOI
Wallace, Nancy, Paulo Issler, Paul A. Mathew, and Kaiyu Sun."Impact of Energy Factors on Default Risk in Commercial Mortgages." (2017).
Mathew, Paul A., Kaiyu Sun, Baptiste Ravache, Paulo Issler, and Nancy Wallace."Impact of Energy Use and Price Variations on Default Risk in Commercial Mortgages: Case Studies." (2017).
Piette, Mary Ann, Tianzhen Hong, William J. Fisk, Norman Bourassa, Wanyu R. Chan, Yixing Chen, H.Y. Iris Cheung, Toshifumi Hotchi, Margarita Kloss, Sang Hoon Lee, Phillip N. Price, Oren Schetrit, Kaiyu Sun, Sarah C. Taylor-Lange, and Rongpeng Zhang."Small and Medium Building Efficiency Toolkit and Community Demonstration Program." (2017). DOI
Sun, Kaiyu, and Tianzhen Hong."A Framework for Quantifying the Impact of Occupant Behavior on Energy Savings of Energy Conservation Measures." (2017).