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Suliman, A, Eftekhari, M, Dimitriou, V, Tseno, D (2023) Water quality in HVAC hydronic systems: an international review, ASHRAE Transactions, 130(1), ISSN: 0001-2505.

Suliman, A, Wilkinson, D, Dimitriou, V, Eftekhari, M, Tseno, D (2023) A visualization of the impact of water quality in the energy performance of closed looped heating systems using IR Thermography, ASHRAE Transactions, 129(2), ISSN: 0001-2505.

Dimitriou, V, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Kane, T (2020) The applicability of Lumped Parameter modelling in houses using in-situ measurements, Energy and Buildings, 223, 110068, ISSN: 0378-7788. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110068.

Kane, T, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Dimitriou, V (2017) Heating behaviour in English homes: An assessment of indirect calculation methods, Energy and Buildings, 148, pp.89-105, ISSN: 0378-7788. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.04.059.

Dimitriou, V, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Kane, T, Coleman, M (2015) Data-driven simple thermal models: the importance of the parameter estimates, ISSN: 1876-6102. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.322.


Suliman, A, Wilkinson, D, Eftekhari, M, Dimitriou, V (2023) Investigating the efficiency of mechanical filtration in restoring the efficiency of a corroded closed looped heating and cooling system. In CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium 2023; CIBSE ASHRAE Technical Symposium 2023, Glasgow, UK.

Al-Samman, S, Eftekhari, M, Dimitriou, V, Coakley, D, Angelopoulos, C (2022) A comparison of indoor pollution using different ventilation methods: A case study. In CLIMA 2022 The 14th REHVA HVAC World Congress; CLIMA 2022 Conference Proceedings, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. DOI: 10.34641/clima.2022.315.

Vasudevan, J, Coakley, D, Angelopoulos, C, Rastogi, P, Sobek, ON, Jephson, G, Eftekhari, M, Dimitriou, V (2022) Monitoring Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) in buildings with distributed sensing. In Conference on Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches (IAQ - 2020); Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches (IAQ 2020), Pt 1, Athens, Greece.

Al-Samman, S, Eftekhari, M, Coakley, D, Angelopoulos, C, Dimitriou, V (2022) Sensor location methodology for improved IEQ monitoring in working environments. In Conference on Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches (IAQ); IAQ 2020 Conference Proceedings, Athens, Greece.

Dimitriou, V, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Fouchal, F (2016) BIM enabled building energy modelling: development and verification of a GBXML to IDF conversion method. In BSO2016, Newcastle.

Fouchal, F, Hassan, T, Firth, S, Wei, S, Dimitriou, V (2016) Design specification and system architecture of a decision support of energy efficiency building retrofit and maintenance instructions. In 41st IAHS World Congress, Algarve, Portugal.

Noack, F, Katranuschkov, P, Scherer, RJ, Dimitriou, V, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Ramos, N, Pereira, P, Malo, P, Fernando, T (2016) Technical challenges and approaches to transfer building information models to building energy. In ECPPM 2016, Limassol, Cyprus,ISBN: 9781138032804.

Kane, T, Cockbill, S, May, A, Mitchell, V, Wilson, C, Dimitriou, V, Liao, J, Murray, D, Stankovic, V, Stankovic, L, Fouchal, F, Hassan, T, Firth, S (2015) Supporting retrofit decisions using smart meter data: a multi-disciplinary approach. In European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ECEEE) 2015 Summer Study, Toulon/Hyères, France, pp.1009-1020.

Dimitriou, V, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Kane, T, Coleman, M (2015) Data-driven simple thermal models: The radiator - gas consumption model. In Building Simulation 2015: 14th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Hyderabad, India.

Coleman, M, Kane, T, Dimitriou, V, Hassan, T, Firth, S, Liao, J (2015) Utilizing smart home data to support the reduction of energy demand from space heating – insights from a UK field study. In 8th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL), Lucerne-Horw, Switzerland.

Kane, T, Firth, S, Dimitriou, V, Coleman, M, Hassan, T (2015) Exploring the performance gap in UK homes: new evidence from smart home and smart meter data. In Building Simulation Conference 2015, Hyderabad - India.

Dimitriou, V, Firth, S, Hassan, T, Kane, T, Fouchal, F (2014) Developing suitable thermal models for domestic buildings with Smart Home equipment. In Building Simulation Optimisation 2014, London, pp.1-8, ISBN: 9780993013706.

Firth, S, Fouchal, F, Kane, T, Dimitriou, V, Hassan, T (2013) Decision support systems for domestic retrofit provision using smart home data streams. In CIB W78 2013 30th International Conference on Applications of IT in the AEC Industry, Beijing, China, pp.1-10.


Hukkalainen, MA, Klobut, K, Mäkeläinen, T, Dimitriou, V, Leszczyński, D (2018) Improving the design of energy-efficient building retrofitting: Design guidelines, energy simulations, and selecting of technologies. In Design Solutions for nZEB Retrofit Buildings, pp.165-185, ISBN: 9781522541059. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4105-9.ch007.


Dimitriou, V, Hassan, TM, Firth, SK, Fouchal, F, Oraiopoulos, A, Perreira, P (2017) Deliverable 5.3 Data analytics based on building energy performance modelling, Loughborough University for Design4Energy FP7 EU Project.


Firth, S, Kane, T, Dimitriou, V, Hassan, T, Fouchal, F, Coleman, M, Webb, L (2017) REFIT Smart Home dataset, DOI: 10.17028/rd.lboro.2070091.

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