Publications By Research Area
Chen, Yixing, Zhang Deng, and Tianzhen Hong."Automatic and rapid calibration of urban building energy models by learning from energy performance database."Applied Energy 277 (2020) 115584. DOI
Ferrando, Martina, Francesco Causone, Tianzhen Hong, and Yixing Chen."Urban building energy modeling (UBEM) tools: A state-of-the-art review of bottom-up physics-based approaches."Sustainable Cities and Society 62 (2020) 102408. DOI
Chen, Yixing, Tianzhen Hong, Xuan Luo, and Barry Hooper."Development of city buildings dataset for urban building energy modeling."Energy and Buildings 183 (2019) 252 - 265. DOI
Chen, Yixing, and Tianzhen Hong."Impacts of Building Geometry Modeling Methods on the Simulation Results of Urban Building Energy Models."Applied Energy 215 (2018). DOI
Luo, Xuan, Khee Poh Lam, Yixing Chen, and Tianzhen Hong."Performance Evaluation of an Agent-based Occupancy Simulation Model."Building and Environment 115 (2017). DOI
Chen, Yixing, Xin Liang, Tianzhen Hong, and Xuan Luo."Simulation and visualization of energy-related occupant behavior in office buildings."Building Simulation 10.6 (2017) 785–798. DOI
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
Chen, Yixing, Tianzhen Hong, and Xuan Luo."An Agent-Based Stochastic Occupancy Simulator." (2017).
Chen, Yixing, Tianzhen Hong, and Mary Ann Piette."Automatic Generation and Simulation of Urban Building Energy Models Based on City Datasets for City-Scale Building Retrofit Analysis." (2017).
Luo, Xuan, Tianzhen Hong, Yixing Chen, and Mary Ann Piette."Electric Load Shape Benchmarking for Small- and Medium-Sized Commercial Buildings." (2017).
Hong, Tianzhen, Yixing Chen, Zsofia Belafi, and Simona D'Oca."Occupant behavior models: A critical review of implementation and representation approaches in building performance simulation programs." (2017).
Chen, Yixing, Xuan Luo, and Tianzhen Hong."An Agent-Based Occupancy Simulator for Building Performance Simulation." (2016).
Hong, Tianzhen, Mary Ann Piette, Yixing Chen, Sang Hoon Lee, Sarah C. Taylor-Lange, Rongpeng Zhang, Kaiyu Sun, and Phillip N. Price."Commercial Building Energy Saver: An energy retrofit analysis toolkit."Applied Energy 159 (2015). DOI
Hong, Tianzhen, Simona D'Oca, Sarah C. Taylor-Lange, William J. N. Turner, Yixing Chen, and Stefano P. Corgnati."An Ontology to Represent Energy-Related Occupant Behavior in Buildings. Part II: Implementation of the DNAS framework using an XML schema."Building and Environment 94.1 (2015) 196-205. DOI
Lee, Sang Hoon, Tianzhen Hong, Mary Ann Piette, Geof Sawaya, Yixing Chen, and Sarah C. Taylor-Lange."Accelerating the energy retrofit of commercial buildings using a database of energy efficiency performance."Energy (2015). DOI
Lee, Sang Hoon, Tianzhen Hong, Geof Sawaya, Yixing Chen, and Mary Ann Piette."DEEP: A Database of Energy Efficiency Performance to Accelerate Energy Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings." (2015).
Hong, Tianzhen, Hongsan Sun, Yixing Chen, Sarah C. Taylor-Lange, and Da Yan."An occupant behavior modeling tool for co-simulation."Energy and Buildings (2015).