Building Energy Analysis Group

Faculty of Sciences


A validated three-node model for displacement ventilation, Nuno M. Mateus, Guilherme Carrilho da Graça, Building and Environment, Volume 84, January 2015, Pages 50-59


Revisiting cooling energy requirements of residential buildings in Portugal in light of climate change.

Marta J.N. Oliveira Panão. Energy and Buildings, Volume 76, June 2014, Pages 354-362.

Validation of EnergyPlus thermal simulation of a double skin naturally and mechanically ventilated test cell.

Nuno M. Mateus, Armando Pinto, Guilherme Carrilho da Graça. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 75, June 2014.


Passive Cooling Load Ratio method. Ana I. F. Nunes, Marta J.N. Oliveira Panao. Energy and Buildings, Volume 64, September 2013, Pages 209-217

How low should be the energy required by a nearly Zero-Energy Building? The load/generation energy balance of Mediterranean housing. Marta J.N. Oliveira Panao, Miguel P. Rebelo, Susana M.L. Camelo. Energy and Buildings, Volume 61, June 2013, Pages 161-171.

Building Energy Demand Response Simulation for an Office Tower in New York

MM Lerer, GC da Graca, PF Linden. Proceedings of BSIM 2013.


Thermal and Airflow Simulation of the Gulbenkian Great Hall

Nuno Mateus, G. Carrilho da Graça. Proceedings of BSIM 2013.


Thermal and Airflow Simulation of a Naturally Ventilated Shopping Mall.

G. Carrilho da Graça, C. Horta, N. Martins. Energy and Buildings, 2012, 10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.03.037.


Solar powered net zero energy houses for southern Europe: Feasibility study.

G. Carrilho da Graça, A. Augusto, M. Lerer. Solar Energy, 86.1, 2012.


Assessment of the Portuguese building thermal code: Newly revised requirements for cooling energy needs used to prevent the overheating of buildings in the summer. Marta J.N. Oliveira Panao, Susana M.L. Camelo, Helder J.P. Goncalves. Energy, Volume 36, Issue 5, May 2011, Pages 3262-3271.

Numerical analysis of the street canyon thermal conductance to improve urban design and climate.

Marta J.N. Oliveira Panao, Helder J.P. Goncalves, Paulo M.C. Ferrao

Building and Environment, Volume 44, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 177-187.

A matrix approach coupled with Monte Carlo Techniques for solving the net radiative balance of the urban block. Marta J.N. Oliveira Panao, Helder J.P. Goncalves, Paulo M.C. Ferrao

Boundary-Layer Meteorology, Volume 122, Issue 1, January 2007, Pages 217-241.

Design and testing of a control strategy for a large, naturally ventilated office building.

G. Carrilho da Graça, P. F. Linden, P. Haves. BSERT Journal, 25 (3), p.223-240, 2004. 08 / 2004.