• Control of temperature and energy consumption in buildings - a review. 

      Pfeiffer, Carlos; Skeie, Nils-Olav; Perera, Degurunnehalage Wathsala U. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Building sector is one of the largest energy consumers in the world and currently it utilizes 40% of the total energy in the European Union. At the beginning of the article, energy crisis related to the buildings is defined ...
    • Improved model for solar heating of buildings 

      Lie, Bernt (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2015-11-25)
      A considerable future increase in the global energy use is expected, and the effects of energy conversion on the climate are already observed. Future energy conversion should thus be based on resources that have negligible ...
    • Modeling and Simulation of A Multi-Zone Building for Better Control 

      Perera, Degurunnehalage Wathsala U.; Pfeiffer, Carlos; Skeie, Nils-Olav (Conference object; Peer reviewed, 2014-12-09)
      Buildings are one of the largest energy consumers in most of the countries. Building sector in the European Union (EU) is continuously expanding and currently utilizes 40% of total energy consumption in the union. Out of ...
    • Modelling the heat dynamics of a residential building unit: Application to Norwegian buildings. 

      Perera, Degurunnehalage Wathsala U.; Pfeiffer, Carlos; Skeie, Nils-Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      The paper refers to the development of a continuous time mathematical heating model for a building unit based on the rst principles. The model is described in terms of the state space variables, and a lumped parameter ...