Conference topics


The conference topics, with reference to building simulation are:


Building physics: envelope and system components

  • Heat and mass transfer modeling in buildings
  • Building envelope systems and facades, and innovative building materials
  • Air flow, natural ventilation and  mixed mode cooling
  • HVAC components and systems
  • Building control systems


Integrated performance

  • Building acoustics
  • Lighting and daylighting
  • Indoor environmental modeling: visual and thermal comfort, indoor air quality
  • Net-zero energy building
  • Retrofit/refurbishment of existing buildings
  • Renewable energy technologies for buildings, district heating  and CHP generation


Methodologies, regulation, calculation and simulation tools

  • Model validation, sensitivity analysis and optimization techniques
  • Building codes and regulations, simplified methods versus detailed simulation
  • New simulation tools and improvements in existing simulation tools
  • Integration, interoperability web-based techniques, software development, open source initiatives
  • Advances in teaching and education, eLearning
Startdate: 02/08/2017
End Date 02/10/2017

Description: BSA 2017 is the third IBPSA-Italy conference on Building Simulation Applications taking place at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. The conference will provide the participants with a detailed overview of the most recent advancements on Building Simulation Applications.
Address : piazza Università 5 BSA 2017 - Building Simulation Applications