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Research Output 2003 2019

2019

Hygrothermal Performance of Vernacular Stone in a Desert Climate

Makhlouf, N., Maskell, D., Marsh, A., Natarajan, S., Dabaieh, M. & Afify, M., 17 May 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 687-689 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of sustainable building design on occupant experience: a human-centred approach

Darby, A., Natarajan, S., Coley, D., Maskell, D., Walker, I. & Brownjohn, J., 4 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies . The International Committee of the SCMT Conferences, (Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Infrared Rays
Social Media
mortality
heat
Mortality
Open Access
File
2018

Adaptive Piecewise and Symbolic Aggregate Approximation as an Improved Representation Method for Heat Waves Detection

Ferreira, A. A., Herrera, M., Rameh Barbosa, I., de Aquino, R. R. B., Natarajan, S., Fosas, D. & Coley, D., 4 Jul 2018, p. 354. 362 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Time series
Discrete wavelet transforms
Finance
Hot Temperature
Discrete Fourier transforms

Advances in Thermal Comfort (Keynote)

Natarajan, S., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

3 Citations (Scopus)

Mitigation versus adaptation: does insulating dwellings increase overheating risk?

Fosas, D., Coley, D., Natarajan, S., Herrera, M., Fosas de Pando, M. & Ramallo-González, A., 1 Oct 2018, In : Building and Environment. 143, p. 740-759 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
insulation
Insulation
mitigation
climate change
subversion
File

Refugee housing through cyclic design

Fosas, D., Albadra, D., Natarajan, S. & Coley, D., 2018, In : Architectural Science Review. 61, 5, p. 327-337

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

Monitoring
Testing
Hot Temperature
2017
16 Citations (Scopus)

A Review of Current and Future Weather Data for Building Simulation

Herrera, M., Natarajan, S., Coley, D., Kershaw, T., Ramallo Gonzalez, A. P., Eames, M., Fosas, D. & Wood, M., 1 Sep 2017, In : Building Services Engineering Research & Technology. 38, 5, p. 602-627 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Climate change
Uncertainty
Hot Temperature

Effect of a moderately warm environment on salivary cortisol level

Vellei, M., Zhang, M., Ben, L. & Natarajan, S., 2017, Proceedings of Healthy Buildings 2017 Europe.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Cortisol
Thermal comfort
Hot Temperature
Recovery
Experiments
4 Citations (Scopus)

High resolution mapping of overheating and mortality risk

Liu, C., Kershaw, T., Fosas, D., Ramallo Gonzalez, A., Natarajan, S. & Coley, D., 30 Sep 2017, In : Building and Environment. 122, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
mortality risk
heat
building
spatial variation
mortality
13 Citations (Scopus)

How smart do smart meters need to be?

Mogles, N., Walker, I., Ramallo Gonzalez, A., Lee, J., Natarajan, S., Padget, J., Gabe-Thomas, E., Lovett, T., Ren, G., Hyniewska, S., O'Neill, E., Hourizi, R. & Coley, D., 15 Nov 2017, In : Building and Environment. 125, p. 439-450 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Smart meters
literacy
Display devices
energy
Climate change

Overheating and health risks in refugee shelters: assessment and relative importance of design parameters

Fosas, D., Albadra, D., Natarajan, S. & Coley, D., Aug 2017, PLEA 2017 Proceedings: Design to Thrive. Brotas, L., Roaf, S. & Nicol, F. (eds.). NCEUB, p. 3746-3753 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
refugee
shelter
health risk
climate
parameter
8 Citations (Scopus)

Overheating in vulnerable and non-vulnerable households

Vellei, M., Ramallo Gonzalez, A. P., Coley, D., Lee, J., Gabe-Thomas, E., Lovett, T. & Natarajan, S., 2017, In : Building Research and Information. 45, 1-2, p. 102-118 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Air quality
Thermal comfort
Climate change
Ventilation
Temperature

SENSING AND SENSABILITY: THE CASE FOR LOW-COST ENVIRONMENTAL SENSORS

McCullen, N., Russell, C., Vellei, M., Wismayer, A., Lovett, T., Gabe-Thomas, E., Natarajan, S., Brown, M. & Padget, J., 7 Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Retrofitting
Sensors
Printed circuit boards
Energy efficiency
Costs
16 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of relative humidity on adaptive thermal comfort

Vellei, M., Herrera, M., Fosas, D. & Natarajan, S., 1 Nov 2017, In : Building and Environment. 124, p. 171-185 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Thermal comfort
relative humidity
Atmospheric humidity
building
lack
4 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal inertia of heavyweight traditional buildings: Experimental measurements and simulated scenarios

Evola, G., Marletta, L., Natarajan, S. & Maria Patanè, E., 1 Oct 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 133, p. 42-52 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Basalt
Insulating materials
Brick
Ventilation
Computer simulation
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

Designing sensor sets for capturing energy events in buildings

Lovett, T., Lee, J., Gabe-Thomas, E., Natarajan, S., Brown, M., Padget, J. & Coley, D., 1 Dec 2016, In : Building and Environment. 110, p. 11-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
building
sensor
energy
event
Sensors

Influence of overheating criteria in the appraisal of building fabric performance

Fosas de Pando, D., Natarajan, S., Coley, D., Ramallo Gonzalez, A. & Fosas de Pando, M., 7 Apr 2016, Making Comfort Relevant Proceedings 9th Windsor Conference. Brotas, L., Roaf, S., Nicol, F. & Humphreys, M. (eds.). NCEUB, p. 1078-1098 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Ventilation
Infiltration
Climate change
Insulation
Heating

Investigating the overheating risk in refurbished social housing

Vellei, M., Ramallo Gonzalez, A., Kaleli, D., Lee, J. & Natarajan, S., Apr 2016, Proceedings of 9th Windsor Conference: Making Comfort Relevant.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Kitchens
Temperature
Thermal comfort
Global warming
Ventilation
9 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Feedback
Heating
Thermal comfort
Smartphones
Radiators
2015
12 Citations (Scopus)

A field study of indoor thermal comfort in the subtropical highland climate of Bogota, Colombia

Natarajan, S., Rodriguez, J. & Vellei, M., 1 Dec 2015, In : Journal of Building Engineering. 4, p. 237-246

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Thermal comfort
Ventilation
Office buildings
Air conditioning

Impacts of uncertainty in energy modelling widely used in aggressive energy efficiency regulations

Jain, N., Lala, C. R., Chopra, M., Ramallo-González, A. P. & Natarajan, S., 2015, 14th International Conference of IBPSA - Building Simulation 2015, BS 2015, Conference Proceedings. International Building Performance Simulation Association, p. 1344-1351 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Energy efficiency
Cooling
Personnel rating
Uncertainty analysis
Office buildings
3 Citations (Scopus)
File
Electricity
Roofs
Climate change
Carbon

The effect of real-time context-aware feedback on thermal comfort and heating energy use: A case study

Vellei, M., Natarajan, S., Biri, B., Padget, J. & Walker, I., 2015, Proceedings of the 31th International PLEA Conference: ARCHITECTURE IN (R)EVOLUTION.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thermal comfort
Students
Feedback
Heating
Smartphones
File
2014

Designing sensor sets for capturing energy events in buildings

Lovett, T. R., Gabe-Thomas, E., Natarajan, S., Brown, M. & Padget, J. A., Jan 2014, (Unpublished) 12 p.

Research output: Working paper

File
Sensors
Costs
Constrained optimization
Atmospheric humidity
Electricity
2 Citations (Scopus)

Designing sensor sets for capturing energy events in buildings

Lovett, T., Gabe-Thomas, E., Natarajan, S., Brown, M. & Padget, J., 2014, e-Energy 2014 - Proceedings of the 5th ACM International Conference on Future Energy Systems. New York, U. S. A. : Association for Computing Machinery, p. 229-230 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sensors
Constrained optimization
Costs
Atmospheric humidity
Electricity

Effects of Aggressive Energy Efficiency Regulations on an Unprepared Building Sector using Uncertainty Analysis

Jain, N., Ramallo Gonzalez, A. & Natarajan, S., Dec 2014, PLEA 2014. Ahmedabad

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

File
Uncertainty analysis
Energy efficiency
Cooling
Personnel rating
Computational methods
22 Citations (Scopus)

Inducing [sub]conscious energy behaviour through visually displayed energy information: A case study in university accommodation

Chiang, T., Mevlevioglu, G., Natarajan, S., Padget, J. & Walker, I., Feb 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 70, p. 507-515 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Display devices
Experiments
Students
Feedback

Laboratory and real-world tests of smart meter (In-Home Display) design interfaces

Walker, I., Chiang, T. & Natarajan, S., Jul 2014, Twenty-Eighth International Conference on Applied Psychology. Paris, France

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Smart meter roll-out strategy and its effect on energy savings at community level

McCullen, N., Walker, I., Natarajan, S. & Padget, J., 3 Sep 2014, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

File
28 Citations (Scopus)

The use of Passive House Planning Package to reduce energy use and CO emissions in historic dwellings

Moran, F., Blight, T., Natarajan, S. & Shea, A., Jun 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 75, p. 216-227 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Energy efficiency
Energy conservation
Energy utilization
Decision making
File
Time series
Semantics
Ontology
Data structures
Demonstrations
2013

Environmental attitudes and self-identity can influence perceptions of new appliances using renewable energy sources

Walker, I., Thomas, G. & Natarajan, S., Sep 2013, 10th Biennial Conference on Environmental Psychology. Magdeburg

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Citations (Scopus)

'Just enough' sensing to ENLITEN: A preliminary demonstration of sensing strategy for the 'ENergy LIteracy Through an intelligent home ENergy advisor' (ENLITEN) project

Lovett, T., Gabe-Thomas, E., Natarajan, S., O'neill, E. & Padget, J., 2013, e-Energy '13: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Future Energy Systems. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 279-280 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Demonstrations
Sensors
Carbon
Visualization
2012
30 Citations (Scopus)

A laboratory test of the efficacy of energy display interface design

Chiang, T., Natarajan, S. & Walker, I., Dec 2012, In : Energy and Buildings. 55, p. 471-480 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Display devices
Feedback
Smart meters
Color
User interfaces

Deriving and using future weather data for building design from UK climate change projections: an overview of the COPSE Project

Levermore, G. J., Watkins, R., Cheung, H., Parkinson, J., Laycock, P., Natarajan, S., Nikolopoulou, M-H., Mcgilligan, C., Muneer, T., Tham, Y. W., Underwood, C., Edge, J., Du, H., Sharples, S., Kang, J., Barclay, M. & Sanderson, M., 2012, Manchester: University of Manchester. 52 p.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

Open Access
File
21 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a database of energy use for historic dwellings in Bath, UK

Moran, F., Natarajan, S. & Nikolopoulou, M-H., Dec 2012, In : Energy and Buildings. 55, p. 218-226 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Developing a Database of Energy Use of Historic Dwellings in Bath

Moran, F. & Natarajan, S., Jan 2012, Retrofit 2012. University of Salford

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Presenting Energy Information: Display Design and Preferences

Chiang, T., Walker, I. & Natarajan, S., 2012, The Second Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The use of Passive House Planning Package to reduce energy use and CO2 emissions in historic dwellings

Moran, F., Natarajan, S. & Shea, A., Nov 2012, UK Passivhaus Conference November. The University of Nottingham

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2011
22 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptive Comfort Degree-Days: a metric to compare adaptive comfort standards and estimate changes in energy consumption for future UK climates

McGilligan, C., Natarajan, S. & Nikolopoulou, M., Oct 2011, In : Energy and Buildings. 43, 10, p. 2767-2778 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Energy utilization
Energy conservation
Thermal comfort
Cooling
Temperature

An agent-based infrastructure for energy profile capture and management

Padget, J., Riat, H., Forchhammer, B., Warnier, M., Brazier, F. M. T. & Natarajan, S., 2011, 2011 International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, ICNSC 2011. p. 50-55 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Sensors
Semantics
Domestic appliances
Monitoring
Energy management