NSF

SBS Lab director, Dr. Zuo, will be the Co-PI of the NSF-funded project to create a Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies.

Aug. 9, 2021

CU Boulder has recently received $750,000 award from National Science Foundation (NSF) to create the industry-focused Center for Building Energy Smart Technologies (BEST). BEST will bring together universities and industries to transform the building industry through an integrated systems approach to design, retrofit, construct, and operate sustainable buildings and cities...

retrofit

Our new U.S. – Ireland R&D partnership project is featured on the CU College of Engineering & Applied Science website.

July 26, 2021

A 3-year international collaborative research project among SBS Lab at University of Colorado Boulder, University College Dublin and Ulster University has received funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation, the Ireland Science Foundation, and the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy, which adds up to about $1.2 million dollars. This...

Modelica Model chiller with wse

Paper on control performance simulation of chiller plants with water-side economizer has been published.

July 20, 2021

Chiller plants comprise more than half of the power consumption in commercial buildings and therefore any effort in improving their performance contributes significantly to the total energy savings. To address the needs of the building performance analysis community and as a part of a comprehensive research project funded by ASHRAE,...

Sen

Lab alumnus, Dr. Huang, has been selected as the Vice-Chair of ASHRAE TC 7.4.

July 19, 2021

SBS Lab alumnus, Dr. Sen Huang , has been selected as the Vice-Chair of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Technical Committee (TC) 7.4, Exergy Analysis for Sustainable Buildings. TC 7.4 is concerned with all exergy aspects of energy and power utilization of systems and equipment...

ibpsa

The IBPSA-Denver student night event is coming

May 9, 2021

The IBPSA-Denver student night event is coming. The online event is on May 20th, 2021. Our lab members Cary Faulkner, Chengliang (Leo) Fan , Jing Wang , Katy Hinkelman , and Yingli Lou will give a presentation at that time. Looking forwards to the coming event! More information is available here .

tom

Tom receives the 2021 ASHRAE Award from the University of Miami

April 25, 2021

Ph.D. student Tom receives the 2021 ASHRAE Award from the University of Miami. Congratulations to Tom for winning this distinguished award!

saranya

Saranya receives the Dean’s Graduate Fellowship from the College of Engineering and Applied Science

April 25, 2021

Ph.D. student Saranya receives the Dean’s Graduate Fellowship from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. This fellowship will provide her a $7,725 stipend for this summer. Congratulation to Saranya for receiving this prestigious fellowship!

katy

Katy wins $20k P.E.O. Scholar Award for the 2021-2022 academic year

April 14, 2021

Katy wins a $20k P.E.O. Scholar Award for the 2021-2022 academic year. She is one of the 100 women out of 847 nominees selected to receive this award. The award notification letter said“Being selected as a P.E.O. Scholar is a prestigious addition to your outstanding record. Your scholarly excellence, academic...

data_center

DOE posts an article about our data center project.

April 11, 2021

DOE posts an article about our data center project. This project was funded by a 2016 award from DOE's Building Technologies Office (BTO). With help from Berkeley Lab and Schneider Electric, we developed the Data Center Toolkit : an open-source modeling platform that can be used to optimally manage data-center...

Matt Strong

Matthew Strong wins two prestigious awards: Research award and Active learning program award

April 8, 2021

Matthew Strong Wins two prestigious awards: the Research award and Active learning program award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science for the year 2021. The Research Award recognizes undergraduate students with demonstrated excellence in research that extends progress in a given field, exhibits new knowledge, societal and financial...

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