Development of Prototype Building Model in Beijing Based on Actual Energy Consumption

  • Chenxi Gui
  • Da YanEmail author
  • Siyue Guo
  • Jingjing An
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Building simulation has become more and more widely used in building energy conservation research. Prototype building models that represent the existent building stock especially energy consumption level can make the simulation result closer to the actual situation. There has been several research on prototype building models. This research focuses on prototype building models in China and established prototype building models in Beijing, considering the factor that people in China using the natural ventilation to improve the indoor environment. Through the study of existing research and construction drawings, the prototype building models in Beijing were established, including building type and some input parameters. Prototype building model includes four residential prototypes and eleven commercial prototypes. The simulation results of the prototype building models were compared with the actual building energy consumption data. The result shows that it can be a foundation for building energy consumption simulation research.


Prototype building models Building energy conservation Energy consumption characteristics 



This research was supported by the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation of China, China (grant number 8182026).

Informed consent Informed consent was obtained from all individual participants included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Architecture, Tsinghua UniversityBeijingChina

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