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Ehsan Kamel

Ehsan Kamel obtained his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2017. His research is focused on building energy modeling (BEM), the application of building information modeling (BIM) in BEM, energy-smart homes, and building energy retrofit. He also has a background in building science, building enclosure design, and seismic engineering, with an emphasis on the seismic behavior of reinforced lightweight concrete.

Smart Homes And Their Energy Saving Potential

There is no definite date for the origin of smart homes. The very first projects might date back to the 1930s, when pools were equipped with an automatic vacuum system. Also, there is no standard and unified definition for smart […]

Making Building Energy Modeling Smarter

In building energy modeling, there are two areas that can be improved including the modeling process and outputs. Existing computer tools and methods focused on building energy modeling are capable tools that can provide accurate results; however, this process can […]