Building Energy Systems: Publications

Fuchs, H., Shehabi, A., Ganeshalingam, M., Desroches, L.B., Lim, B., Roth, K., et al. (2018).
Characteristics and Energy Use of Volume Servers in the U.S. In: 2018 ACEEE Summer Study Proceedings. Washington D.C.: ACEEE, 3-1 to 3-12.
As data centers proliferate t o meet the demand of Internet-of-T hings services, their energy intensity deserves clo se...
Abreu, J., Voge, J., Roth, K. (2018).
Outdoor temperature drives the peak demand of summer-peaking el ectric utilities and their grid infrastructure.
Abreu, J., McIlvennie, C., Wingartz, N., Mammoli, A. (2018).
What Would You Do To Keep The Lights On In Your Community? In: 2018 ACEEE Summer Study Proceedings. Washington D.C.: ACEEE, 11-1 to 11-15.
Previous studies have conclude d that residential demand respons e (DR) coupled with IT integration can improve the...
Zeifman, M., Lazrak, A., Roth, K. (2018).
Annual energy savings of up to $4- 5 billion could be achieved n ationwide through basic insulation and heating system...
Fontanini, A., Abreu, J. (2018).
A Data-Driven BIRCH Clustering Method for Extracting Typical Load Profiles for Big Data. In: IEEE Power & Energy General Meeting. Portland: IEEE PES.
In typical load shape analysis, many different clustering methods have been used to segment customers, interpret...
Ashouria, M., Haghighata, F., Fung, B., Lazrak, A., Yoshinod, H. (2018).
Development of Building Energy Saving Advisory: A Data Mining Approach. In: Energy and Buildings. 172: Elsevier, pp. 139-151.
Wang, Z., Rahnamay-Naeini, M., Abreu, J., Shuvro, R., Das, P., Mammoli, A., et al. (2018).
(Paper accepted) Human operators play a key role in the reliable operation of critical infrastructures. However, human...
Lazrak, A., Fourmigué, J., Robin, J. (2018).
Urban, B., Roth, K., Singh, M., Howes, D. (2017).
Energy Consumption of Consumer Electronics in U.S. Homes in 2017. Boston: Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
Fraunhofer CSE was contracted for a third time in seven years by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) to conduct a...
Zeifman, M. (2017).
Identification and tracking of major electric appliances by using aggregate power data obtained at the main breaker...
Urban, B., Roth, R. (2017).
Urban, B., Roth, K. (2017).
Televisions in U.S. homes consumed about 50 billion kWh per year in 2013, or about 4% of the total U.S. residential...
Zeifman, M., Kromer, M., Roth, K. (2017).
Wang, N., Roth, K., Phelan, P., Gonzalez, J., Harris, C., Henze, G., et al. (2017).
Ten questions concerning future buildings beyond zero energy and carbon neutrality. In: Building and Environment. 119: Elsevier Ltd., 169-182.
Zeifman, M., Roth, K., Urban, B. (2017).
Communicating Thermostats as a Tool for Home Energy Performance Assessment. In: Proceedings of 35th IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics. Las Vegas: IEEE, pp. 191-192.
Roth, K., Kromer, M. (2016).
SunDial: An Integrated SHINES System Enabling High Penetration Feeder-Level PV. In: ACEEE Intelligent Energy Conference. Austin: ACEEE, pp. 1-33.
Abreu, J. (2016).
Abreu, J., Simoes, J. (2016).
On Demand: Evaluation of a Behavioral Automated Demand Response Field Experiment. In: 4th European Conference on Behavior and Energy Efficiency. Portugal: Proceedings of Behave 2016 Coimbra, pp. 1-4.
Abreu, J. , Roth, K. (2016).
This paper describes a field experiment to test two behavioral interventions designed to increase the effective use of...
Zeifman, M., Roth, K. (2016).
Residential Remote Audits: Estimation of Building Thermal Parameters Using Interval Energy Consumption Data. In: Proceedings of ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings Pacific Grove: ACEEE, pp. 12.1-12.12.
Urban, B., Roth, K., Harbor, C. (2016).
Lazrak, A., Boudehenn, F., Bonnot, S., Fraisse, G., Leconte, A., Papillon, P., et al. (2016).
Urban, B., Shmakova, V., Lim, B., Roth, K. (2015).
Residential Consumer Electronics Energy Consumption in the United States. In: Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting Lucerne: JRC-IET, pp. 648-656.
Shukla, N., Watts, A., Honeker, C., Kosny, J. (2015).
Thermal Impact of Adhesive-applied PV Roof. In: 4th International Renewable Energy and Environment Conference, IREEC-2015. Prague.
Urban, B., Shukla, N., Fontanini, A., Kosny, J. (2015).
Measuring Field Performance of Aerogel Insulation in a Hot, Dry Climate. In: BEST4 Conference on Building Enclosure Science and Technology. Kansas City: National Institute of Building Sciences, pp. 1-10.
Zeifman, M., Akers, C. (2015).
Nonintrusive Monitoring of Miscellaneous and Electronic Loads. In: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE). Las Vegas: IEEE, pp. 305-308.
Zeifman, M. (2015).
Measurement and Verification of Energy Saving in Smart Building Technologies. In: Proceedings of IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP). Orlando: IEEE, pp. 343-347.
Abreu, J., Hardy, N., Pereira, F., Zeifman, M. (2015).
Modeling Human Reliability in the Power Grid Environment: an Application of the SPAR-H Methodology. In: Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. , pp. 1-5.
Harbor, D., Roth, K., Zeifman, M., Shmakova, V. (2015).
Lazrak, A., Leconte, A., Cheze, A., Fraisse, G., Papillon, P., Souyri, B. (2015).
Zeifman, M. (2014).
Zeifman, M. (2014).
Smart meter data analytics: Prediction of enrollment in residential energy efficiency programs. In: 2014 International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC). San Diego: IEEE, pp. 413-416.
Urban, B., Shukla, N., Fontanini, A., Kosny, J. (2014).
An Outdoor Hut Testing Platform for Evaluating Advanced Building Enclosures. In: NSB Lund: NSB, pp. 135-143.
Abreu, J. , Roth, K., Feldman, J. (2014).
St. Polycarp Village is an affordable housing residency in Somerville, MA. The buildings are high efficiency, with LEED...
Zeifman, M. (2014).
Tutorial: Nonintrusive Appliance Load Monitoring - Opportunities and Challenges. In: 32nd 2014 International Conference on Consumer Electronics. Las Vegas: IEEE.
Lim, B., Roth, K., Nambiar, S., Rayakota, H. (2014).
Rapid Prototyping of Energy Management Applications with FRESH. In: Proceedings of the ACEEE 2014 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Washington: ACEEE, pp. 209-221.
Roth, K., Urban, B., Shmakova, V., Lim, B. (2014).
Residential Consumer Electronics Energy Consumption in 2013. In: Proceedings of the ACEEE 2014 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Washington: ACEEE, pp. 308-320.
Urban, B., Roth, K. (2014).
A Data-Driven Framework for Comparing Residential Thermostat Energy Performance. Boston: Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE.
Urban, B., Shmakova, V., Lim, B., Roth, K. (2014).
Abreu, J. , Roth, K., Feldman, J. (2013).
Residential energy consumption accounts for 22% of the United StatesÕ total energy demand (Ehrhardt-Martinez, et al.,...
Urban, B., Elliott, D., Shukla, N., Fallahi, A., Kosny, J., McDonough, M. (2013).
Thermal Mass Effect of Solid Block Aerated Autoclaved Concrete. In: 2nd Central European Symposium on Building Physics. Vienna: CESBP, pp. 1-37.
Muehlhaus, J., Heim, S., Sachs, O., Schneider, F., Habel, U., Sass, K. (2013).
Engelmann, P., Roth, K., Tiefenbeck, V. (2013).
Tiefenbeck, V., Staake, T., Roth, K., Sachs, O. (2013).
Urban, B., Gomez, C. (2013).
A Case for Thermostat User Models. In: 13th Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association. Chambery, pp. 1483-1490.
Zeifman, M., Roth, K., Stefan, J. (2013).
Automatic Recognition of Major End-Uses in Disaggregation of Home Energy Display Data. In: 2013 International Conference on Consumer Electronics. Las Vegas, pp. 104-105.
Urban, B., Tiefenbeck, V., Roth, K. (2012).
Televisions, Computers, and Set-top Boxes: The Big Three of 2010 Home Consumer Electronics Energy Consumption. In: 2012 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove: ACEEE, pp. 9.301-9.316.
LaMarche, J., Cheney, K., Roth, K., Sachs, O. (2012).
Home Energy Management Products & Trends. In: ACEEE Summer Study. Asilomar: ACEEE, pp. 1-11.
Urban, B., Elliot, D., Sachs, O. (2012).
Towards Better Modeling of Residential Thermostats. In: SimBuild Conference IBPSA-USA. Madison: IBPSA, pp. 1-7.
Zeifman, M. (2012).
An Approximate Probabilistic Approach for Event-Based Disaggregation. In: 1st International Workshop on Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring. Pittsburgh.
LaMarche, J., Cheney, K., Akers, C., Roth, K., Sachs, O. (2012).
Sachs, O., Tiefenbeck, V., Duvier, C., Quin, A., Cheney, C., Akers, C., et al. (2012).
Zeifman, M. (2012).
Disaggregation of Home Energy Display Data Using Probabilistic Approach. In: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics. 58(1), Las Vegas: IEEE, pp. 23-31.
Abreu, J., Pereira, F.C., Ferrao, P. (2012).
Abreu, J., Pereira, F.C., J. (2012).
Discovering Electricity Usage Routines in Households to Enable Tailored Feedback. In: American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy Buildings Summer Study. Pacific Grove, pp. 7.1-7.9.
Sass, K., Habel, U., Sachs, O., Huber, W., Gauggel, S., Kircher, T. (2012).
The influence of emotional associations on the neural correlates of semantic priming. In: Human Brain Mapping. 33(3), pp. 676-694.
LaMarche, J. (2011).
The Influence of Display Medium and Design on Energy-Saving Technology Adoption. In: Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference 2011. Washington.
Tiefenbeck, V. (2011).
Side Effects of Household Water Consumption Feedback on Electricity Consumption. In: Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference 2011. Washington.
Sachs, O. (2011).
How to Make Psychology and Technology Work For You: Features of Feedback That Support Behavior Change. In: Consortium for Energy Efficiency Industry Partners Meeting. Washington.
Abreu, J., Azevedo, I., Pereira, F. (2011).
A contribution to better understand the demand for electricity in the residential sector. In: European Council for Energy Efficient Economies (ECEEE) Summer Study 2011. : ECEEE.
Zeifman, M., Roth, K. (2011).
Viterbi Algorithm with Sparse Transitions (VAST) for Nonintrusive Load Monitoring. In: IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence Applications in Smart Grid (CIASG). Paris: IEEE, pp. 1-8.
Zeifman, M., Roth, K. (2011).
Nonintrusive appliance load monitoring: Review and outlook. In: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics 57(1), Las Vegas: IEEE, pp. 76-84.
Urban, B., Roth, K., Tiefenbeck, V., Urban, B., Roth, K. (2011).
Energy Consumption of Consumer Electronics in US Homes in 2010. Boston: Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, pp. 1-142.
Engelmann, P., Urban, B., Kosny, J. (2011).
New Developments in Mitigation of Thermal Bridges Generated by Light Gauge Steel Framing Components. In: NSB 2011, 9th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics. Tampere: NBS, pp. 1-8.
Urban, B., Engelmann, P., Urban, B., Engelmann, P., Kossecka, E., Kosny, J. (2011).
Arranging Insulation for Better Thermal Resistance in Concrete and Masonry Wall Systems. In: NSB 2011, 9th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics. Tampere: NBS, pp. 1-8.
LaMarche, J., Sachs, O. (2011).
Designing Interfaces for Home Energy Users: A Preference Study. In: HCI 2011. Communications in Computer and Information Science. 173Berlin: Springer.
Abreu, J., Azevedo, I., Pereira, F. (2011).
Smart Energy Systems. In: IEEE Pervasive Computing. 10(1): IEEE CS, 64.
Urban, B. (2010).
Engelmann, P. (2010).
Urban, B., Roth, K. (2010).
Guidelines for Selecting Cool Roofs. Boston: Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, pp. 1-23.
Abreu, J., Pereira, F. , Vasconcelos, J., Ferrão, P. (2010).
An approach to discover the potential for demand response in the domestic sector. In: 2010 IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies for an Efficient and Reliable Electricity Supply. 10(1), Waltham: IEEE, pp. 240 - 245.
Walsh, B., Urban, B., Herkel, S. (2009).
Innovating for Better Buildings: An Opportunity Disguised as a Meltdown. White Paper by Nth Power & Fraunhofer. Boston: Nth Power, LLC; Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE.

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