Thibault Péan

T. Pean

Early Stage Researcher

Thermal Energy and Building Performance Department
Catalonia Institute for Energy Research

tpean@irec.cat - - RG

Biography:

Thibault Q. Péan followed a double-degree between the Ecole Centrale de Nantes in France and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), where he obtained the MSc. in Architectural Engineering in 2014. During his studies in Denmark, he participated in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2014, an international student competition where 20 university teams each build and present a solar-powered sustainable house. His involvement in this project gave him some hands-on experience as well as technical skills within the design of HVAC systems. After graduation, Thibault worked as an assistant researcher within the International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy (ICIEE) at DTU for one year, before to be enrolled in 2016 at the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) for the INCITE project. During these upcoming three years in Barcelona, he will also complete a PhD programme at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC). His main study topic relates to the energy flexibility and control optimization of building systems, and he will also be involved in the work of the IEA Annex 67 on this subject.

My project:

Energy flexible and smart grid/energy ready buildings

Supervisor: Jaume Salom

Publications:

Impact of Demand-Side Management on Thermal Comfort and Energy Costs in a Residential nZEB, T. Q. Péan, J. Ortiz and J. Salom, Buildings 2017, 7(2), 37

Potential and optimization of a price-based control strategy for improving energy flexibility in Mediterranean buildings, T. Q. Péan, J. Salom and J. Ortiz, Energy Procedia 2017, 122, 463-468

Blog entries:

Why do we need to make our buildings more energy flexible?