Research

January 26th, 2013

Research Activity List

Research Chair: David Eldridge

ASHRAE
RESEARCH
1/22/2012
TC7.6 BUILDING
ENERGY PERFORMANCE – RESEARCH ACTIVITY LIST
DOC MORTS DOCUMENT 1/22/2012 CO-
TYPE NUMBER TITLE AUTHOR Status
Action
SPONSOR SPONSOR
Active Research
TRP 1651 Development of Maximum Technically
Achievable Energy Targets for Commercial Buildings (Ultra Low Energy Use
Case)
Martha
Hewitt, Dru Crawley
In Progress; bid under review MTG-ET not
7.6;
sup
- WS
(1502)
replaced by unsolic’td proposal #1633
Dashboard: User Interface Design for
Advanced System Operation
Contracted
and work has just started. Vendor is KGS Buildings. Jim Kelsey & Reinhard
Seidel on PMS.
TC
1.4
TC
7.6; 7.5; 7.9
CO
- WS
1608 Comprehensive Performance Rating
(CPR) for Light Commercial Unitary HVAC, Phase 1
Hart Still
reworking from RAC comments
TC8.11 TC7.6
CO-RTAR 1627 Measurement of Energy Performance of
ASHRAE Energy Design Guides (AEDG)
Andrew
Price; E. Mitchell Swann
Submitted to RAC.  Returned with comments.  Need to address comments TC
2.08
TC
2.8, TC 7.1, TC 7.6, TC 7.8, TC 7.9
RTAR 1647 Economic Envelope Cost Data Base in
Support of Standard 90.1
Len
Sciarra; (Keith Emerson)
Returned
by RAC June 2011 to TC for comments; ?? Resubmit or drop?
TC7.6 SSPC
90.1
Recently Rejected/ Dropped Research
RTAR 1648 Building Energy Q – (rel to standard
105)  piloting asset rating – multiple
modelers – modeling coefficients to create benchmark models correlate with
CBECS
Mark
Case, Ross Montgomery
rejected by RAC June 2011 7.6 SSPC
105, 90.1/ 100
Assigned Research Topic Acceptance
Request (RTAR) Development
DOC MORTS DOCUMENT 1/22/2012 CO-
TYPE NUMBER TITLE AUTHOR Status
Action
SPONSOR SPONSOR
RTAR Service HW residential; consumption;
(what ever happened to open WS)
Joshua Rhodes RTAR volunteer 1/2012
RTAR What are energy impact sensitivities
of various modeling parameters affecting prediction/calibration of Building
Energy Performance, especially in new construction
(prior
RP 1051) RTAR submitted to RAC ?? RTAR#?
Review RP to see if more to do
TC4.7
RTAR Post performance Solar Decathelon
residential analysis
Ulrike
Passe; Mike or Chris Wassimer
TC7.6
RTAR Standard Plug Load & Lighting
Load Profiles
Michele
Fredricks (DERU; ; Eric; Joshua) Don Winston
Michael
will submit, Michele will assist; RTAR submitted?
TC7.6 TC
4.7
RTAR Demand Modeling basis for cost
effectiveness in 90.1
Keith
E
TC7.6 90.1
RTAR modeling bldg demand methodology (Dennis
L; Habrel)
TC7.6 G14,
90.1
RTAR understand energy and water factors
tradeoff cooling evap vs dX including water use in power generation
Soolyeon;
DERU
RTAR
will be started by Michael
TC
7.6
Possible
T C 5.7, TC 6.6, TC 8.6
RTAR ideas without assigned leads
DOC MORTS DOCUMENT 1/22/2012 CO-
TYPE NUMBER TITLE Suggestor Status
Action
SPONSOR SPONSOR
idea Adapting inverse model tool kit for
water savings
(Jeff
Haberl)
TC7.6 G14
idea xx Carbon Emissions regional data -
marginal vs base load – CHP plants not moving ahead
? Mike Deru; Don Winston (not
Volunteering)
idea xx Optimal window to wall ratios;
Ranges plug & process loads; building characterization
Anthony Hardman
idea Using digital pictures (autodesk
photofly; MS photosynth) – initial research; validating takeoffs  – Take validation to next step; multiple
manufacturers – Owner’s perspective
John Kennedy
idea Methods for water modeling Keith TC7.6 90.1
idea Variable data interval: correlating
15 minute demand data versus hourly weather data
Keith TC7.6 90.1
idea dup Site & Source Energy Keith TC7.6 90.1
idea Load profiles for water use DERU
idea Compare Benchmarks as a predictor of
potential savings: Building Screening
Hart
idea Automated Metrics for interval data Hart
idea Reality vs. modeling: Small office
buildings
(4.7;Hart)
idea 1: Cf simulation Access to data -
new constructed building with monitored space cf model: focus on zones
Panagiota
Karava, Purdue
idea 2: Something around inverse modeling
meeting simulation monitoring; understand big factors
Panagiota
Karava, Purdue
idea Performance monitoring protocol -
compare to ASHRAE HQ (May be BEQ comparison)
Steve
Carlson
New-
Steve can’t remember what this is. Michael can ask 2.8 about this.
TC7.06 TC2.08
idea 12000 energy audits; 300 home audits
with monitoring
Joshua
Rhodes
Clarify
idea
idea ASHRAE partner with USGBC to do
green building savings validation
Ulrike
Passe
Look
at NBI LEED study and clarify idea
idea Lab buildings plug loads study Ulrike
Passe
Dropped, rejected or very old items,
ideas, RTARs
CO-WS 1445 Energy use for air conditioning and
its effects on office productivity in hot-humid tropical regions
Lebbin dropped TC2.1 TC2.5,
TC5.12
Protocol Performance Metric Protocols;
Performance Measurement Protocols Best Practices: May have some unfinished
questions
(Jeff
Haberl)
?
old
idea
Research literature review Mark
Case; (Hart)
old
idea
xx Sizing DHW Heaters Dick
Pearson
TC6.6
drop understanding water component of
energy production for combined source energy
Soolyeon
Cho; M. Deru; Dennis L
- wait for NREL results TC7.6 G14
CO-
RTAR
Develop A Mathematical Model To
Determine The Optimum Air Flow Requirements For A Safe Energy Efficient
Laboratory Environment
George
Sestak
?
Lost contact with George Sestak
TC9.10 TC7.6;
TC4.10
RTAR Comparative Field Evaluation of
Building Pressure Control Methods
Len
Damiano
? ? ?
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