The relation between building assessment systems and building performance simulation

G. Ulukavak Harputlugil, J.L.M. Hensen

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Abstract

The aim of the paper is to reveal the relationship between building performance simulation and building assessment systems as a performance indicator. The paper is part of an ongoing research project on developing a guideline for effective use of building performance simulation in design towards high performance buildings. The description of high performance buildings will be interpreted as sustainable (green) buildings and the assessment criteria of the level of performance will be evaluated by building assessment (rating) systems. The rating systems’ expectations are nearly the same based on global benefits, but vary depends on the stage where they are going to be questioned during design process. Thus, the paper will describe both the design process stages and the stakeholders as decision takers who affect the future performance of the building. By analysing current rating systems as a performance indicator, the available information necessary for assessment during design process will reveal the possibilities (potential?) of using building performance simulation as a support tool for getting high performance buildings.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 6th Int. Postgraduate Research Conf.. in the Built and Human Environment, 6 - 7 April, Technische Universiteit Delft, BuHu, University of Salford
Pages333-343
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Eventconference; Int. Postgraduate Research Conf.. in the Built and Human Environment; 2006-04-06; 2006-04-07 -
Duration: 6 Apr 20067 Apr 2006

Conference

Conferenceconference; Int. Postgraduate Research Conf.. in the Built and Human Environment; 2006-04-06; 2006-04-07
Period6/04/067/04/06
OtherInt. Postgraduate Research Conf.. in the Built and Human Environment

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