Increasing sustainability by optimizing energy use and indoor environmental quality
Building Performance (BP) is a research group of the Building Physics and Services (BPS) unit at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). The group’s aim is to contribute to achieving a sustainable, energy-positive built environment with indoor environmental quality optimized for health, comfort and/or productivity.
This requires a multi-scale / multi-physics and trans-disciplinary approach that addresses technological solutions for energy generation, storage, distribution and demand reduction, and integrates and optimizes these in design, construction and operation of new and existing buildings. A performance-based perspective is at the center of these activities, providing opportunities for informed decision-making in the development of designs, products and services that foster the sustainability transition.
Our most recent peer reviewed publications
Comparison of the energy saving potential of adaptive and controllable smart windows: A state-of-the-art review and simulation studies of thermochromic, photochromic and electrochromic technologiesSolar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2019)
Assessing the performance potential of climate adaptive greenhouse shellsEnergy (2019)
Building performance simulation – challenges and opportunitiesBuilding performance simulation for design and operation (2019)
Building performance simulation for design and operation(2019)
Auditory distraction in open-plan study environmentsApplied Acoustics (2019)