No. 25 (2023): Enabling Roles of Technology
Research and Experimentation

Energy simulation platform supporting building design and management

Giacomo Chiesa
Dipartimento di Architettura e Design, Politecnico di Torino, Italia
Francesca Fasano
Dipartimento di Architettura e Design, Politecnico di Torino, Italia
Paolo Grasso
Dipartimento di Architettura e Design, Politecnico di Torino, Italia

Published 2023-05-30


  • enabling technologies,
  • design and ICT,
  • building energy efficiency,
  • interactive dimension,
  • multidisciplinary platforms

How to Cite

Chiesa, G., Fasano, F. ., & Grasso, P. (2023). Energy simulation platform supporting building design and management. TECHNE - Journal of Technology for Architecture and Environment, (25), 134–142.

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The paper describes specific usage scenarios of an innovative platform, interfacing users, monitoring, and simulations for building energy simulations and the computation of key performance indicators to support, in an interoperable and open vision, design and management choices exploiting the enabling capabilities of ICT in architecture. The modularity of the proposed solution allows the development of pre-defined usage scenarios for professionals: impact of modifications in technological design choices, model calibration, and performance gap between simulated and monitored building data. The paper faces some new architectural usage scenarios of the tool, considering its enabling capabilities, and focuses on the tool’s components developed and tested in the EU H2020 E-DYCE project.


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