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Sterling, S.J., and Collins, M.R., “Feasibility analysis of an indirect heat pump assisted solar domestic hot water system (PDF),” Applied Energy, Vol. 93, pp. 11-17, 2012.

Wright, J.L., "Using 4th surface low-e coating on windows in a cold climate: background, observations and practical strategies (PDF)," a white paper (2012) 21 pgs.

Collins, M.R., Wright, J.L., Kotey, N.A., "Off-normal solar optical property measurements using an integrating sphere (PDF)," Journal of Measurement, Vol 45, pp. 79-93, 2011.

Wright, J.L., Barnaby, C.S., Niles, P., Rogalsky, C.J., “Efficient simulation of complex fenestration systems in heat balance room models (PDF)”, 12th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), Sydney, Australia (2011)

Saeid, T., Dembo, A., Brideau, A., Tse, H., Fung, A., and Collins, M., "Compact integrated heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a net-positive energy house for a northern climate - an entry into the US Department of Energy (DOE) 2009 Solar Decathlon (PDF)", International High Performance Buildings Conference, Purdue, July 12-15, 2010.

Abulkhair, H., and Collins, M., "Investigation of wind heat loss from unglazed transpired solar collectors with corrugation (PDF)", 5th Annual International Green Energy Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, June 1-3, 2010.

Sterling, S., and Collins, M., "Feasibility analysis of an indirect heat pump assisted solar domestic hot water system (PDF)", 5th Annual International Green Energy Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, June 1-3, 2010.

Marston, A., Daun, K.J., and Collins, M.R., "Geometric optimization of concentrating solar collectors through quasi-monte carlo simulation (PDF)", Proceedings of the 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington, DC, August 8-13, 2010.

Marston, A., Daun, K.J., and Collins, M.R., "Geometric optimization of concentrating solar collectors using monte carlo simulation (PDF)", In Press, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 2010.

Nemati, O., Collins, M., Candanedo, L., and Athienitis, A., "Convective heat transfer inside a mechanically ventilated building integrated photovoltaic/thermal system with between-the-panes", American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Transactions, Vol. 116, Pt. 1, 2010.

Lomanowski, B.A., Haddad, K., “Quantifying the effects of zoned cooling systems on household peak electricity demand (PDF)”, Proc. eSim 2010 , Winnipeg, Manitoba, IBPSA-Canada (2010).

Marston, A., Daun, K.J., and Collins, M.R., "Geometric optimization of concentrating solar collectors using monte carlo simulation (PDF)", ASME Heat Transfer Division, HTD/International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMecE), Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Nov 13-19, 2009.

Lomanowski, B.A., Wright, J.L., "Modeling fenestration with shading devices in building energy simulation: a practical approach (PDF)", Proc. Building Simulation 2009, University of Strathclyde, Scotland (July 27-30, 2009) pp. 976-983.

Lomanowski, B.A., Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., "Demonstration of new energy systems research unit (ESP-r) capability for quantifying the energy savings potential of shading devices (PDF)", 4th Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference (CSBC) Conference Proceedings, Toronto (June 25-27, 2009) 10 pages

Barnaby, C.S., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., “Improving load calculations for fenestration with shading devices (PDF),” ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt. 2, (2009).

Collins, M.R., Tasnim, S.H., and Wright, J.L. "Numerical analysis of convective heat transfer in fenestration with between-the-glass louvered shades (PDF)", in press, Journal of Building and Environment, (2009).

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., Barnaby, C.S., Collins, M.R., "Solar gain through windows with shading devices: simulation versus measurement (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt. 2, (2009).

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., "Determining off-normal solar optical properties of drapery fabrics (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt. 2, (2009)

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., "A detailed model to determine the effective solar optical properties of draperies (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt. 1, (2009).

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., "Determining off-normal solar optical properties of roller blind materials (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt. 1, (2009).

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., "Determining off-normal solar optical properties of insect screens (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 115, Pt. 1, (2009).

Kotey, N.A., Collins, M.R., Wright, J.L., and Jiang, T., “A simplified method for calculating the effective solar optical properties of a venetian blind layer for building energy simulation (PDF)." ASME Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 131, Issue 2, 9 pages (2009)

Collins, M., and Jiang, T. "Validation of solar/optical models for louvered shades using a broad area illumination integrating sphere (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 114(1), pp. 483-490, 2008.

Collins, M.R., Tasnim, S.H., and Wright, J.L., "Determination of convective heat transfer for glazing systems with between-the-glass louvered shades (PDF)", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 51, pp. 2742-2751 (2008).

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., and Collins, M.R., “Determining longwave radiative properties of flat shading materials (PDF),” 33rd Annual Solar and Sustainable Energy Society of Canada Inc (SESCI) / 3rd CSBC Conference Proceedings (2008).

Nemati, O., Collins, M., Candanedo, L., and Athienitis, A. “Experimental and numerical study of a Building Integrated Photovoltaic and Thermal (BIPV/T) system with and internal venetian blind layer (PDF)”, 3rd Canadian Solar Buildings / 33rd Annual SESCI Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Aug. 20-22, 2008.

Norris, N., and Collins, M. “Modelling the effects of insect screens on natural convection in window cavities (PDF)”, 3rd Canadian Solar Buildings / 33rd Annual SESCI Conference, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, Aug. 20-22, 2008.

Wright, J.L., "Calculating centre-glass performance indices of glazing systems with shading devices (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 114, Pt. 2, pp. 199-209 (2008)

Wright, J.L., Huang, N.Y.T., Collins, M.R., "Thermal resistance of a window with an enclosed venetian blind: a simplified model (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 114, Pt. 1, pp. 471-482 (2008).

Delisle, V., Collins, M.R., “Photovoltaic/thermal (PV/Thermal) unglazed corrugated transpired solar collector model (PDF)”, 2nd Canadian Solar Buildings / 32nd Annual SESCI Conference, Calgary, June 2007.

Hansen, J., Sorensen, H, Bystrom, J., Collins, M., and Karlsson, B., “Market, modelling, testing and demonstration in the framework of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) Task 35 on photovoltaic (PV)/thermal solar systems (PDF)”, 22nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Milan, Italy, September 3-7, 2007.

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., and Collins, M.R., “A simplified method for calculating the effective solar optical properties of a drapery layer (PDF),” 32nd Annual SESCI / 2nd CSBC Conference Proceedings (2007), refereed, 8 pages

Lomanowski, B., Wright, J.L., "Heat transfer analysis of windows with venetian blinds: a comparative study (PDF)," 32nd Annual SESCI/2nd CSBC Conference, Calgary (2007).

Collins, M.R., Wright, J.L., "Calculating centre-glass performance indices of windows with a diathermanous layer (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 112, Pt. 2. pp. 22-29, (2006).

Hadlock, C., Collins, M., and Athienitis, A., "Numerical model development of a photovoltaic (PV)-integrated double façade (PDF)", 1st Canadian Solar Buildings / 31st Annual SESCI Conference, August 21-24, Montreal, Quebec, 2006.

Huang, N.Y.T., Wright, J.L., Collins, M.R., "Thermal resistance of a window with an enclosed venetian blind: guarded heater plate measurements (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 112, Pt. 2. pp. 13-21 (2006).

Kotey, N.A., Wright, J.L., "Simplified solar optical calculations for windows with venetian blinds (PDF)," 31st Annual Meeting of the Solar Energy Society of Canada, Inc., Montreal, August (2006), 8 pages . Best Presentation Award.

Tasnim, S.H., Collins, M.R., Wright, J.L., "Simplified solar optical calculations for windows with venetian blinds (PDF)," 31st Annual Meeting of the Solar Energy Society of Canada, Inc., Montreal, August (2006).

Wright, J.L., Kotey, N.A., "Solar absorption by each element in a glazing/shading layer array (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 112, Pt. 2. pp. 3-12, (2006).

Wright, J.L., Jin, H., Hollands K.G.T., Naylor, D., "Flow visualization of natural convection in a tall, air-filled vertical cavity (PDF)," Int. Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, Issues 5-6, pp. 889-904 (2006).

Collins, M, "Combined photovoltaic and solar-thermal systems: overcoming barriers to market acceptancee (PDF)", 1st Annual International Green Energy Conference, June 12-16, 2005, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Tasnim, S.H., and Collins, M.R., "Suppressing natural convection in a differentially heated square cavity with an arc shaped baffle (PDF)", International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 32, pp. 94-106, 2005.

Yahoda, D.S., Wright, J.L., "Methods for calculating the effective solar-optical properties of a venetian blind layer (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 111, Pt. 1, pp. 572-586 (2005)

Collins, M.R., "Convective heat transfer coefficients from an internal window surface and adjacent sunlit venetian blind (PDF)", Energy and Buildings, Vol. 36 (3), pp. 309-318, 2004

Collins, M.R., "The importance of indoor and outdoor air-film coefficient measurement and correction in solar calorimetry (PDF)", 29th Annual SESCI Conference, August 21-25, Waterloo, Ontario, 2004.

Collins, M.R., and Harrison, S.J., "Calorimetric analysis of the solar and thermal performance of windows with interior louvered blinds (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 110 (1), pp. 474-485, 2004.

Collins, M.R., and Harrison, S.J., "Estimating the solar heat and thermal gain from a window with an interior venetian blind (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 110 (1), pp. 486-500, 2004.

Naylor, D., and Collins, M.R., "Free convective and radiative heat transfer in a window with a between-panes louvered blind (PDF)", 3rd International Symposium on Advanced in Computational Heat Transfer, Norway, April 19-24, 2004.

Yahoda, D.S., Wright, J.L., "Heat transfer analysis of a between-panes venetian blind using effective longwave radiative properties (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 110, Pt. 1., pp. 455-462 (2004)

Yahoda, D.S., Wright, J.L., "Methods for calculating the effective longwave radiative properties of a venetian blind layer (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 110, Pt. 1., pp. 463-473 (2004)

Collins, M.R., and duPont, W., "The calibration and commissioning of solar calorimeters (PDF)", 28th Annual SESCI Conference, August 18-20, Kingston, Ontario, 2003.

Wright, J.L., McGowan, A.G., "A comparison of calculated and measured indoor-side window temperature profiles," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 109, Pt. 2., pp. 857-870 (2003)

Collins, M.R., Harrison, S.J., Oosthuizen, P.H., and Naylor, D., "Heat transfer from an isothermal vertical surface with adjacent heated horizontal louvers: numerical analysis (PDF)", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 124, pp. 1072-1077, 2002.

Collins, M.R., Harrison, S.J., Oosthuizen, P.H., and Naylor, D., "Heat transfer from an isothermal vertical surface with adjacent heated horizontal louvers: validation (PDF)", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 124, pp. 1078-1087, 2002.

Collins, M.R., Harrison, S.J., Oosthuizen, P.H., and Naylor, D., "Sensitivity analysis of heat transfer from an irradiated window and horizontal louvered blind assembly (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 108 (1), pp. 503-511, 2002.

Collins, M.R., and Harrison, S.J., "The effects of calorimeter tilt on the inward-flowing fraction of absorbed solar radiation in a venetian blind (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 107 (1), pp. 677-683, 2001.

Collins, M.R., and Harrison, S.J., "Test of measured solar heat gain variation with respect to test specimen tilt (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 107 (1), pp. 691-699, 2001.

Wright, J.L., "A simplified analysis of radiant heat loss through projecting fenestration products (PDF)," ashrae transactions, Vol. 107, Pt. 1., pp. 700-708 (2001)

Collins, M.R., and Harrison, S.J., "Calorimetric measurement of the inward-flowing fraction of absorbed solar radiation in venetian blinds (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, pp. 1022-1030, Vol. 105 (2), 1999.

Harrison, S.J., and Collins, M.R., "Queen’s university solar calorimeter – design, calibration and operating procedure (PDF)", 25th Annual SESCI / NORSUN Conference, Edmonton. Alberta, August 14-16, 1999.

Wright, J.L., McGowan, A., "Calculating solar heat gain of window frames (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 105, Pt. 2 (1999), pp. 1011-1021

McGowan, A., Wright, J.L., "Computer simulation of window condensation potential (PDF)," ASHRAE Biomass Thermal Energy Council (BTEC), Clearwater, Florida (Dec. 1998)

Wright, J.L., "A simplified numerical method for assessing the condensation resistance of windows (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 104, Pt. 1 (1998) pp. 1222-1229

Wright, J.L., "Calculating centre-glass performance indices of windows (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 104, Pt. 1 (1998) pp. 1230-1241

Sullivan, H.F., Wright, J.L., Fraser, R.A., "Overview of a project to determine the surface temperatures of insulated glazing units: thermographic measurement and 2-D simulation (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 102, Pt. 2. (1996) pp. 516-522

de Abreu, P., Fraser, R., Sullivan, H.F., Wright, J.L., "A study of insulated glazing unit surface temperature profiles using two-dimensional computer simulation (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 102, Pt. 2. (1996) pp. 497-507. ASHRAE Symposium Paper Award of 1997

Wright, J.L., "A correlation to quantify convective heat transfer between vertical window glazings (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol 102, Pt. 1 (1996) pp. 940-946

Wright, J.L., "Calculating window solar heat gain (PDF)," ASHRAE Journal, July, (1995) pp. 18-22

Wright, J.L., "Summary and comparison of methods to calculate solar heat gain (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol 101, Pt. 1 (1995) pp. 802-818

Wright, J.L., Sullivan H.F., "A 2-D numerical model for glazing system thermal analysis (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol 101, Pt. 1 (1995) pp. 819-831

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "A simplified method for the numerical condensation resistance analysis of windows (PDF)," Window Innovations '95, Toronto, Canada, June 5, 6 (1995) pp. 429-438

Sullivan, H.F., Wright, J.L., "Guarded heater plate measurements in support of warm-edge technology (PDF)," Window Innovations '95, Toronto, Canada, June 5, 6 (1995) pp. 263-272

Garnet, J.M., Fraser, R.A., Sullivan, H.F., Wright, J.L., "Effect of internal venetian blinds on window center-glass U-values (PDF)," Window Innovations '95, Toronto, Canada, June 5, 6 (1995) pp. 273-279

Wright, J.L., Sullivan H.F., "A 2-D numerical model for natural convection in a vertical, rectangular window cavity (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol 100, Pt. 2 (1994) pp. 1193-1206

Wright, J.L., de Abreu, P.F., Fraser, R.A., Sullivan H.F., "Heat transfer in glazing system edge-seals: calculations regarding various design options (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 100, Pt. 1, (1994)pp. 1705-1717

Baker, J.A., Sullivan, H.F., Wright, J.L., "Window (glazing and frame) heat transfer modelling (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions Vol 96, Pt. 1, (1990) pp. 901-906.

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "Natural convection in sealed glazing units: a review (PDF)", ASHRAE Transactions, V.95, Pt.1., (1989) pp. 592-603.

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "Thermal resistance measurement of glazing system edge-seals and seal materials using a guarded heater plate apparatus (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol 95, Pt. 2 (1989) pp. 766-771.

Baker, J.A., Sullivan, H.F., Wright, J.L., "A study of pane spacing in glazing systems (PDF)," Proceedings of the Solar Energy Society of Canada, Penticton, June (1989) pp. 267-272.

Wright, J.L., "Thermal resistance measurement of glazing system edge-seals (PDF)," invited paper, Second National Conference on Energy Efficient Cooling, Bethesda, Maryland, November 9,10 (1989). Invited paper

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "Glazing system U-value measurement using a guarded heater plate apparatus (PDF)," ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 94, Pt. 2., (1988) pp. 1325-1337

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "VISION: a computer program for the detailed simulation of the thermal performance of innovative glazing systems (PDF)," International Conference on Building Energy Management, Lausanne, Switzerland, September (1987), Vol.2, pp 179-185.

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "Simulation and measurement of windows with metal films used in conjunction with teflon inner glazings (PDF)," International Conference on Building Energy Management, Lausanne, Switzerland, September (1987), Vol. 4, pp. 5-12.

Wright, J.L., Sullivan, H.F., "Simulation and measurement of windows with low emissivity coatings used in conjunction with teflon inner glazings (PDF)," ISES Solar World Congress, Hamburg, West Germany, September (1987), Vol. 4, pp. 3136-3140

Wright, J.L., "Effective U-values and shading coefficients of preheat/supply air glazing systems (PDF)," Proc. Solar Energy Society of Canada, Winnipeg, June, 1986, pp 219-224

Wright, J.L., "The computer simulation of super window glazing systems which incorporate teflon (Fluorinated ethylene propylene, FEP) inner glazings (PDF)," Proceedings of the ISES/ SESCI Intersol'85 Conference, Montreal, Canada, 1985, Vol. 1, pp. 267-271

University of Waterloo

200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1

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University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

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200 University Avenue West

Waterloo,
ON,
Canada
N2L 3G1