Optimization of a residential house

This article presents the multi-objective optimization of a residential house. The goal is to find the optimal Pareto front which minimizes both the heating energy needs and the construction cost. A real residential house to be constructed has been used as a use case. 2 simulations software have been used to compute the energy demands of the house: the PHPP and the TRNSYS software. In this paper, the results obtained with the PHPP software are presented. The cost evaluation function was developed in this project and the optimization was performed using XTREME, a commercial optimization software.

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