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Authors: Awatans Tripathi, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Carbon emissions, thermal comfort, life cycle analysis, embodied carbon, discomfort hours
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2023, 13-15 December 2023, Ahmedabad, India +

Authors: Shreeparna Ghosal, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Heat Stress, Natural Ventilation, Thermal Comfort, Climate change, WBGT
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2023, 13-15 December 2023, Ahmedabad, India +

Authors: Sneha Asrani, Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla, Ravi Chaudhary, Monu Ratra, Ajay Jaiswal
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Keyword: Green Building Rating Programs; Green Affordable Housing; Climate Resilience; Adaptation; Holistic Sustainability
Presented at: energise 2023, 1-4 November 2023, Goa, India +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla, Subham Das, Tej Chavda, Rahul Agnihotri, Lily Riahi, Benjamin Hic
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Keyword: Urban Heat Island Effect, Level of Details, Fit for Purpose, Heat Action Plan, Outdoor Thermal Comfort.
Presented at: energise 2023, 1-4 November 2023, Goa, India +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla, Shivani S., Sakshi Nathani, Sachin Kumar, Sneha Asrani
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Keyword: Embodied Energy, Life Cycle Assessment, Crowdsourcing Database, Construction Materials
Presented at: energise 2023, 1-4 November 2023, Goa, India +

Authors: Pamela Fennell, Ivan Korolija, Rajan Rawal, Martin Wieser Rey, Argyris Oraiopoulos
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Keyword: UBEM, post-graduate education, urban-scale modelling, GIS, BPS
Presented at: Building Simulation 2023: 18th Conference of IBPSA, . 4-6 September 2023, Shanghai, China +

Authors: Minu Agarwal, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Pedagogy, Early BPS users, Bloom's taxonomy, Continous learning cycle
Presented at: Building Simulation 2023: 18th Conference of IBPSA, . 4-6 September 2023, Shanghai, China +

Authors: Sakshi Nathani, Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla, Bhavya Pathak
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Keyword: Embodied Energy, Walling Systems, Housing, India
Presented at: 5th International Conference on Building Energy and Environment (COBEE) 2022, 25-29 July 2022, Montreal, Canada +

Authors: Sneha Asranil, Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla, Peter Graham, Priyanka Bhanushali, Arjun Desai
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On an average, India has more than 3000 Cooling Degree Days (CDD). The multifamily public housing being constructed under India’s Prime Minister Awas Yojana (PMAY) is aimed at providing formal housing to the society’s Economic Weaker Section (EWS). 


Keyword: PMAY, Residential Building Code, Eco Niwas Samhita, Adaptive Thermal Comfort
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2021, 24-26 October 2021, Muscat, Oman +

Authors: Srushti Thakur, Mona Iyer, Palak Patel, Sachin. S, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Wastewater management; Energy efficiency; Energy consumption; Urban Form; Urban Planning; Sustainable Cities
Presented at: International eConference on Water Source Sustainability (ICWSS21), 18-20 June, 2021 Roorkee, India +

Authors: Sakshi Sharma, Mona Iyer, Palak Patel, Sachin. S, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Energy Consumption; Municipal Service; Stormwater management; Urban Planning; Energy Efficient; Urban Factors
Presented at: International eConference on Water Source Sustainability (ICWSS21), 18-20 June, 2021 Roorkee, India +

Authors: Sneha Bhattacharyya, Mona Iyer, Sachin.S, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Fuel Consumption; Fuel Efficiency; Municipal Solid Waste Man-agement; Urban Form; City Level Assessment
Presented at: International Conference on Resilient and Liveable City Planning (RCLP - 2020), 20-23 January 2021, School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India +

Authors: Palak Patel, Mona Iyer, Sachin.S, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Water Pumping; Electricity Consumption; Urban Morphology; Residential Building Typologies; Building Level
Presented at: International Conference on Resilient and Liveable City Planning (RCLP - 2020), 20-23 January 2021, School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India +

Authors: Nidhi Rai Jain, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: RAC, ISEER, Comfort, Energy efficiency, Environment
Presented at: energise 2020, 11-13 February 2020, Hyderabad, India +

Authors: Shelly Vaish, Mona Iyer, Rajan Rawal, Sachin S, Shivani Chouhan
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Keyword: Urban form; Electricity consumption; Water distribution systems; Building stock
Presented at: The International Conference on Future Cities-2019, 11-13 December 2019, Roorkee, India +

Authors: Nidhi Rai Jain, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: 7th International Conference on Energy Research and Development (ICERD-7), 19-21 November 2019, Kuwait +

Authors: Pamela Fennell, Paul Ruyssevelt, Rajan Rawal, Veeren Poola
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA. 02-04 September 2019, Rome, Italy +

Authors: Arjun Desai, Prasad Vaidya, Sanchi Pathela
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Keyword: Cooling Degree Days, Residual Cooling Degree Days, Passive strategies, Cooling energy, Balance Point Temperature
Presented at: Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, . 02-04 September 2019, Rome, Italy +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Kartikay Sharma, Himani Pandya
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Keyword: Building Stock, Energy Code, Ahmedabad, Implementation, Energy Efficiency
Presented at: Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA, . 02-04 September 2019, Rome, Italy +

Authors: Christina J. Hopfe, Veronica Soebarto, Dru Crawley, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2017: 15th Conference of IBPSA, . 07-09 August 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Prasad Vaidya, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: 33rd International PLEA Conference, 02-05 July 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland +

Authors: Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawal, Sophie Shnapp
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Keyword: energy efficiency policy, residential sector, energy saving potential, quantitative survey, simulation, envelope optimization, field survey, India
Presented at: ECEEE Summer Study 2015, 01-06 June 2015, Toulon/Hyères, France +

Authors: Amiya Behera, Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawa
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Presented at: 15th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET 2016), 19-22 July 2016, Singapore +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Prasad Vaidya, Sanyogita Manu
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Presented at: International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (ICEEB), 17-18 December 2015, New Delhi, India +

Rajan Rawal, Prasad Vaidya, Sanyogita Manu, Yash Shukla
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Presented at: 31st International PLEA Conference, 9-11 September 2015, Bologna, Italy +

Authors: Srijan Kumar Didwania, Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla and N.K. Bansal
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Presented at: 1st International Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates, 24-26 February 2014, Doha, Qatar +

Authros: Rajan Rawal, Srijan Didwania, Yash Shukla, Sanyogita Manu, Purvi Panchal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2013: 13th Conference of IBPSA, 26-28 August 2013, Chambery, France +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Vinay Ghatti, Sanyogita Manu, Smita Chandiwala, Prasad Vaidya
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Presented at: ECEEE Summer Study 2013, 03-08 June 2013, Toulon/Hyères, France +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Prasad Vaidya, Vinay Ghatt
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Presented at: ACEEE Summer Study 2012 - Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 12-17 August 2010, California, USA +

Authors: Jalpa Gandhi, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: 5th International Conference on Energy Research and Development (ICERD-5), 9-11 April 2012, Kuwait +

Authors: Ashima Charnalia, Jyotirmay Mathur, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2011: 12th Conference of IBPSA, 14-16 November 2011, Sydney, Australia +

Authors: Padmini Rajaram, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Lighting energy consumption, Indian Standard Time, Office buildings, Energy Simulation, Occupancy schedules
Presented at: Building Simulation 2011: 12th Conference of IBPSA, 14-16 November 2011, Sydney, Australia +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Justin Wong, Rajan Rawal, PC Thomas, Satish Kumar, Aalok Deshmukh
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2011: 12th Conference of IBPSA, 14-16 November 2011, Sydney, Australia +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Anurag Bajpai, Satish Kumar, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: ACEEE Summer Study 2010 - Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 15-20 August 2010, California, USA +

Authors: Leena Thomas, Richard de Dear, Rajan Rawal , Ashok Lall, PC Thomas
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Keyword: climate change mitigation, adaptation, thermal comfort, India
Presented at: Windsor Conference, 09-11 April 2010, London, United Kingdom +

Authors: Nikita Khatri, Rashmin Damle, Rajan Rawal
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Hygrothermal behavior in materials can impact the energy consumption and thermal comfort of the building space. Commonly, cement plaster is used for plastering surfaces of a building space instead of the traditionally employed lime plaster. 


Keyword: Hygrothermal performance, bioclimatic architecture, lime plaster, India Model for Adaptive Comfort, Effective Moisture Penetration Depth model
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2021, 24-26 October 2021, Muscat, Oman +

Authors: Kartikay Sharma, Rajan Rawal, Pamela Fennell, Anmol Mathur, Paul Russyvelt, Dru Crawley, Iv
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Presented at: uSIM2020: 2nd IBPSA-Scotland uSIM Conference. 11-12 November 2020, Edinburgh, Scotland +

Authors: Charalampos Angelopoulos, Malcolm Cook, Yash Shukla, Eftychia Spentzou, Rajan Rawal, Lucian
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA. 02-04 September 2019, Rome, Italy +

Authors: Shoumik Desai, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: Indirect-direct evaporative cooling system, IDEC effectiveness, low energy cooling (LEC), energy consumption, thermal comfort
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2019, 10-11 April 2019, Dubai, UAE +

Authors: Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawal, Nidhi Agarwal, Kaushik Biswas, Devendra Jain, Deepraj Samrah
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Keyword: Phase Change Building Materials; High Performance Building; Buildings; Thermal Comfort;
Presented at: CLIMA 2016: 12th REHVA World Congress, 22-25 May 2016, Aalborg, Denmark +

Authors: Padmini Rajaram, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2011: 12th Conference of IBPSA, 14-16 November 2011, Sydney, Australia +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Tarjani Mehta, Yash Shukla, Susan Roaf
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Keyword: Carbon Emissions, Adaptive Comfort, Dynamic Setpoints, Natural ventilation, Ceiling Fans, Mixed Mode.
Presented at: The 8th International ICARB Conference 2023, 25-26 September 2023, Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh City Chambers, Edinburgh, UK. +

Authors: Abraham Philip, Bhavya Pathak, Shaily Gandhi, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: machine learning, urban building energy model, thermal imaging, air-conditioning, window wall ratio
Presented at: The 5th International Conference on Building Energy And Environment (COBEE 2022), 25th to 29th July 2022, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. +

Authors: Snowy Christophel S, Minu Agarwal, Rajan Rawal
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As per the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) during the last two decades heat waves accounted for 5.6% of the all the disaster related global fatalities. Several cities have established heat wave management task forces that warn and prepare people for upcoming heat waves by various mitigation strategies and advisories.


Keyword: Occupant interaction, External movable shades, User proportion category, Passive resilience
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes, CATE’21, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, October 2021 +

Authors: Amanda Santiago, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2021, 24-26 October 2021, Muscat, Oman +

Authors: Nikhil Singh Yaduvanshi, Rajan Rawal, Anmol Mathur
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Presented at: uSIM2020: 2nd IBPSA-Scotland uSIM Conference. 11-12 November 2020, Edinburgh, Scotland +

Authors: Krishna Patel, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: BuildSIM-Nordic 2020: 1st IBPSA-Nordic Confrence, 13-14 October 2020, Oslo, Norway +

Authors: Saranya Anbarasu, Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawal, Deepta Sundar Mishra, Jayamin Patel, Charalampo
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Keyword: Mixed-mode Buildings, Building Energy Simulation, Residential Buildings, Building Controls
Presented at: energise 2020, 11-13 February 2020, Hyderabad, India +

Authors: Luciano Caruggi de Faria, Malcolm J Cook, Dennis Loveday, Charalampos Angelopoulos, Yash Sh
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Keyword: Natural Ventilation, Design Chart, Analytical Model, Residential Apartment, India
Presented at: Building Simulation 2019: 16th Conference of IBPSA. 02-04 September 2019, Rome, Italy +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Himani Pandya, Arjun Desai, Vishnu Vardhan, Yash Shukla, Sanyogita Manu, Agam
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Keyword: NZEB, Tropical, Thermal Comfort, Environment Monitoring, Building Management System
Presented at: Comfort At The Extremes (CATE) 2019, 10-11 April 2019, Dubai, UAE +

Authors: Christian Kohler, Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2017: 15th Conference of IBPSA, . 07-09 August 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Devarsh Kumar, Sanyogita Manu
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Keyword: Vernacular dwellings, contemporary dwellings, climate responsive design, India Model for Adaptive Thermal Comfort, Ahmedabad
Presented at: 33rd International PLEA Conference, 02-05 July 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland +

Authors: Gargi Priyamwada, Rajan Rawal, Rashmin Damle
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Keyword: brick projection, solar radiation, micro shading, heat transfer, numerical analysis
Presented at: 33rd International PLEA Conference, 02-05 July 2017, Edinburgh, Scotland +

Authors: Francesco Babich, Malcolm Cook, Dennis Loveday, Rajan Rawal, Yash Shukla
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2017: 15th Conference of IBPSA, . 07-09 August 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Rajan Rawal, Gail Brager, Chinmay Patel
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Presented at: ACEEE Summer Study 2016 - Energy Efficiency in Buildings, 21-26 August 2016, California, USA +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Chinmay Patel, Rajan Rawal, Gail Brager
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Keyword: Occupant satisfaction, Post-occupancy evaluation, Mixed-mode buildings, Thermal comfort, Indian offices
Presented at: 9th Windsor Conference, 07-10 April 2016, London, United Kingdom +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Sanyogita Manu, Yash Shukla, Leena E. Thomas, Richard de Dear
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Keyword: clothing, behavioural adaptation, thermal comfort, Indian offices, office users
Presented at: 9th Windsor Conference, 07-10 April 2016, London, United Kingdom +

Authors: Dennis Loveday, Lynda Webb, Purnima Verma, Malcolm Cook, Rajan Rawal, Keyur Vadodaria, Paul
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Keyword: thermal comfort, residential/mixed mode, field studies, air motion, database
Presented at: 9th Windsor Conference, 07-10 April 2016, London, United Kingdom +

Authors: Hema Mulchandani, Agam Shah, Rajan Rawal, Charlie Curcija
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2015: 14th Conference of IBPSA, . 07-09 December 2015, Hyderabad, India +

Authors: Veronica Soebarto, Christina Hopfe, Dru Crawley, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2015: 14th Conference of IBPSA, . 07-09 December 2015, Hyderabad, India +

Authors: Chinmay Patel, Agam Shah, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: daylighting, dynamic shading device, louvers, office building, hot and dry, India
Presented at: 31st International PLEA Conference, 9-11 September 2015, Bologna, Italy +

Authors: Anoop Honnekeri, Gail Brager, Sanyogita Manu, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: 30th International PLEA Conference, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Vivian Loftness, Rohini Srivastava, Devanshi Dadia, Hetal Parekh, Agam Shah
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Presented at: 30th International PLEA Conference, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Mona Doctor-Pingel, Anna Bakhlina, Vipal Krishnaraj, Philippe Bourdon
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Presented at: 30th International PLEA Conference, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawal, Leena E. Thomas, Richard de Dear, Mithi Dave, Mih
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Presented at: 30th International PLEA Conference, 16-18 December 2014, Ahmedabad, India +

Authors: Rajan Rawal, Mithi Dave
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Presented at: 4th Masters Conference, July 2014, London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Yash Shukla, Rajan Rawal-
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2013: 13th Conference of IBPSA, 26-28 August 2013, Chambery, France +

Authors: Rohini Singh, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2011, 12th IBPSA Conference +

Authors: Neha Singhal, Tanmay Tathagat, Rajan Rawal
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Presented at: Building Simulation 2009: 11th Conference of IBPSA, 27-30 July 2009, Glasgow, Scotland +

Authors: Sanyogita Manu, Rajan Rawal
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Keyword: building regulations, windows, energy efficiency, thermal, daylighting, simulation, regression
Presented at: Building Simulation 2009: 11th Conference of IBPSA, 27-30 July 2009, Glasgow, Scotland +

Supported by:

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Govt. of India, Gujarat Energy Development Agency, U.S. Agency for International Development iNDEXTb (Industrial Extension Bureau) Govt. of Gujarat, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, New Delhi