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Research Output 2003 2019

2019
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A comparison of indoor air quality and employee absenteeism in ‘local’ and ‘imported’ green building standards

Elnaklah, R. & Natarajan, S., 23 Oct 2019, Materials Science and Engineering: 4. IAQ and Indoor Environmental Quality. 4 ed. IOP Publishing, Vol. 609. p. 1-7 7 p. 042089. (IOP Conference Series).

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

Open Access

A unified probabilistic model for predicting occupancy, domestic hot water use and electricity use in residential buildings

Rouleau, J., Ramallo-González, A. P., Gosselin, L., Blanchet, P. & Natarajan, S., 1 Nov 2019, In : Energy and Buildings. 202, 109375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Can Passivhaus save the planet? Probably not

Shawa, B., Kershaw, T. & Natarajan, S., 11 Jun 2019, 6th Annual LoLo Conference for Early Career Researchers: Building Energy Resilience. Loughborough University

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

3 Downloads (Pure)

Current and future test reference years at a 5 km resolution

Liu, C., Chung, W., Cecinati, F., Natarajan, S. & Coley, D., 8 Oct 2019, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. p. 1-25 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Hygrothermal Performance of Vernacular Stone in a Desert Climate

Makhlouf, N., Maskell, D., Marsh, A., Natarajan, S., Dabaieh, M. & Afify, M., 20 Aug 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 216, p. 687-696 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Downloads (Pure)

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

Darby, A., Natarajan, S., Coley, D., Maskell, D., Walker, I. & Brownjohn, J., 17 Jul 2019, Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies . The International Committee of the SCMT Conferences, p. 1-12 12 p. 5140. (Sustainable Construction Materials and Technologies).

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

Open Access
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Mining Social Media to Identify Heat Waves

Cecinati, F., Matthews, T., Natarajan, S., McCullen, N. & Coley, D., 2 Mar 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 5, p. 1-19 19 p., 762.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Infrared Rays
Social Media
mortality
heat
Mortality

Normalising domestic space heating demand using post hoc models

Mitchell, R. & Natarajan, S., 1 May 2019, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 40, 3, p. 340-359 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Downloads (Pure)

Summer thermal comfort and overheating in the elderly

Hughes, C. & Natarajan, S., 1 Jul 2019, In : Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 40, 4, p. 426-445 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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'The older I get, the colder I get' - older people's perspectives on coping in cold homes.

Hughes, C. & Natarajan, S., 2019, In : Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 33, 4, p. 337-357 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Winter thermal comfort and health in the elderly

Hughes, C., Natarajan, S., Liu, C., Chung, W. & Herrera, M., 1 Nov 2019, In : Energy Policy. 134, p. 1-14 14 p., 110954.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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

1 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
6 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
20 Downloads (Pure)
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Refugee housing through cyclic design

Fosas, D., Albadra, D., Natarajan, S. & Coley, D., 2018, In : Architectural Science Review. 61, 5, p. 327-337 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Monitoring
Testing
Hot Temperature

Weather files for remote places: Leveraging reanalyses and satellite datasets

Fosas, D., Herrera, M., Natarajan, S. & Coley, D., 29 Jun 2018, p. 14-19. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

weather
simulation
weather station
accessibility
resource
2017
24 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

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
13 Downloads (Pure)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)
45 Downloads (Pure)

High resolution mapping of overheating and mortality risk

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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mortality risk
heat
building
spatial variation
mortality
15 Citations (Scopus)
13 Downloads (Pure)

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
128 Downloads (Pure)

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
12 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

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
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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
24 Citations (Scopus)
138 Downloads (Pure)

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
7 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
7 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

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
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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
54 Downloads (Pure)

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
12 Citations (Scopus)
94 Downloads (Pure)

The effect of real-time context-aware feedback on occupants' heating behaviour and thermal adaptation

Vellei, M., Natarajan, S., Biri, B., Padget, J. & Walker, I., Jul 2016, In : Energy and Buildings. 123, p. 179-191

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Feedback
Heating
Thermal comfort
Smartphones
Radiators
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

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 10 p.

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
4 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)
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
19 Downloads (Pure)
File
2014
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
64 Downloads (Pure)

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
25 Downloads (Pure)

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
24 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

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

24 Downloads (Pure)

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
32 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
19 Downloads (Pure)
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)
57 Downloads (Pure)

'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
31 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
44 Downloads (Pure)

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

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