Behrang Alimohammadisagvand

behrang alimohammadisagvand

Dr Behrang Alimohammadisagvand

Lecturer

Biography

Behrang Vand received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Mechanical and Energy Engineering and the Ph.D. in Energy and Building Technology.
He has been working in both industry and academia for several years in different countries such as Iran, China, Finland, and the UK. So, he has a good network and collaboration with various companies, research centres, and universities worldwide. During these years, he has been working both at the theoretical and practical levels. He is keen to research these subjects, such as sustainable development, low-carbon and energy technologies, energy policy, energy and thermal comfort in buildings, energy management systems at different scales.
More information can be found on Behrang’s pages (ResearchGate and Google Scholar).

Date


20 results

Challenges for the transition to low-temperature heat in the UK: A Review

Journal Article
Reguis, A., Vand, B., & Currie, J. (2021)
Challenges for the transition to low-temperature heat in the UK: A Review. Energies, 14(21), https://doi.org/10.3390/en14217181
To reach net-zero emissions by 2050, buildings in the UK need to replace natural gas boilers with heat pumps and district heating. These technologies are efficient at reduced ...

Dispatch Strategies for the Utilisation of Battery Storage Systems in Smart Grid Optimised Buildings

Journal Article
Georgakarakos, A. D., Vand, B., Hathway, E. A., & Mayfield, M. (2021)
Dispatch Strategies for the Utilisation of Battery Storage Systems in Smart Grid Optimised Buildings. Buildings, 11(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11100433
This study investigates Smart Grid Optimised Buildings (SGOBs) which can respond to real-time electricity prices by utilising battery storage systems (BSS). Different building...

Optimal management of energy sharing in a community of buildings using a model predictive control

Journal Article
Vand, B., Ruusu, R., Hasan, A., & Manrique Delgado, B. (2021)
Optimal management of energy sharing in a community of buildings using a model predictive control. Energy Conversion and Management, 239, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2021.114178
Exporting generated electricity by on-site renewable energy systems from buildings to the grid is only slightly profitable in many countries. Therefore, it is required to inve...

Investigations towards lower cooling load in a typical residential building in Kurdistan (Iraq)

Journal Article
Mustafa, M., Ali, S., Snape, J. R., & Vand, B. (2020)
Investigations towards lower cooling load in a typical residential building in Kurdistan (Iraq). Energy Reports, 6, 571-580. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2020.11.011
Energy consumption in cooling the buildings and occupant’s thermal comfort is significant, and any techniques to reduce this can bring great benefits, both locally in terms of...

Demand response potential of district heating and ventilation in an educational office building

Journal Article
Vand, B., Martin, K., Jokisalo, J., Kosonen, R., & Hast, A. (2020)
Demand response potential of district heating and ventilation in an educational office building. Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 26(3), 304-319. https://doi.org/10.1080/23744731.2019.1693207
This study examines the influence of demand-response control strategies on thermal conditions, indoor air CO2 concentration, and heating energy cost and consumption in an educ...

Sensitivity analysis of building physical parameters to maximize heating energy saving using MPC

Conference Proceeding
Vand, B., Lopes, Y. K., Hathway, E. A., & Rockett, P. (in press)
Sensitivity analysis of building physical parameters to maximize heating energy saving using MPC. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Energy Harvesting, Storage, and Transfer (EHST'19)https://doi.org/10.11159/ehst19.136
Buildings are one of the largest energy consumers and emitters of CO2, and they consume a significant portion of the overall energy in the world [1]. There is an increased int...

Consumers’ Attitudes to Support Green Energy: A Case Study in Shanghai

Journal Article
Vand, B., Hast, A., Bozorg, S., Li, Z., Syri, S., & Deng, S. (2019)
Consumers’ Attitudes to Support Green Energy: A Case Study in Shanghai. Energies, 12(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/en12122379
Residents’ willingness to use green energy products is a major concern for different stakeholders and policymakers due to the reformed Chinese electricity market since 2015. T...

Influence of demand response actions on thermal comfort and electricity cost for residential houses

Book
Alimohammadisagvand, B. (2018)
Influence of demand response actions on thermal comfort and electricity cost for residential houses. Helsinki: Aalto University
Demand response control algorithms assist in shifting a part of the electricity demand of building from periods of high demand and price towards periods of lower price. Withou...

Demand Response of Space Heating and Ventilation – Impact on Indoor Environmental Quality

Conference Proceeding
Martin, K., Jokisalo, J., Kosonen, R., & Alimohammadisagvand, B. (2018)
Demand Response of Space Heating and Ventilation – Impact on Indoor Environmental Quality. In Proceedings of Roomvent & Ventilation 2018 (133-138
Demand response can be utilized within heating and ventilation of buildings to reduce CO2 emissions and energy costs on both utility and consumer level. During demand response...

A novel cost-optimizing demand response control for a heat pump heated residential building

Journal Article
Arabzadeh, V., Alimohammadisagvand, B., Jokisalo, J., & Siren, K. (2018)
A novel cost-optimizing demand response control for a heat pump heated residential building. Building Simulation, 11(3), 533-547. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12273-017-0425-5
The present article describes the integration of a data-driven predictive demand response control for residential buildings with heat pump and on-site energy generation. The d...

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