The main objectives of this work package are:

  • Development of a characterisation methodology for blocks of buildings
  • Development of a user behavioural model
  • Development of detailed thermal load prediction models
  • Development of energy demand prediction models for different energy supply options
  • Integration of the developed models into a blocks of building level energy analysis platform

On-going results

A factsheet has been produced on the classification and clustering models to analyse and judge the DR capabilities of residential building stock. This is the second in a series of Sim4Blocks factsheets.

Planned dissemination:

  • Paper due January 2019
  • Conference paper in May 2019

Work package point of contact

Donal Finn – donal.finn@ucd.ie