Ruben Baetens MSc arch.

PhD student

K.U.Leuven

Location
Leuven, Belgium
Discipline
Engineering
Interests
Smart energy in and for the building stock (i.e. HVAC, smart grids, Modelica, building optimisation and architecture)
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About

Ruben Baetens is an eager practitioner in the domain of architecture and system engineering, interested in the holistic assessment of projects in the built environment.

After an abroad study and research stay in Norway, he graduated in the summer of 2009 becoming Master of Applied Sciences and Engineering in Architecture (ir.-arch.) and started as PhD candidate at the K.U.Leuven.
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Publications

  • Multi-criteria impact evaluation of heat pump and photovoltaic based zero-energy dwellings

    Baetens R, Saelens D

    Proc. of the 13th Conf. of The International Building Performance Simulation Association (2013)

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  • Rule-based demand side management of domestic heat pumps in zero energy neighbourhoods

    De Coninck R, Baetens R, Saelens D, Woyte A, Helsen L

    Journal of Building Performance Simulation (Submitted to:) (2013)

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  • Innovative high performance thermal building insulation materials - Todays state-of-the-art and beyond tomorrow

    Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Baetens R

    Proceedings of the Building Enclosure Science & Technology, BEST3 (2012)

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  • Using thermal mass to counter decreasing overall heating system efficiencies in low-energy dwellings

    Reynders G, Baetens R, Saelens D

    proc. of the 5th International Building Physics Conference (2012)

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  • Assessing electrical bottlenecks at feeder level for residential net zero-energy buildings by integrated system simulation

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Van Roy J, Verbruggen B, Driesen J, Helsen L et al.

    Applied Energy (2012)

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  • PV- panelen: de oplossing voor nul-energiegebouwen

    Saelens D, Baetens R, De Coninck R, Van Roy J, Verbruggen B, Helsen L et al.

    Het Ingenieursblad (2011)

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  • Integrated dynamic electric and thermal simulations for a residential neighborhood: Sensitivity to time resolution of boundary conditions

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Helsen L, Saelens D

    Proc. of the 12th Conf. of The International Building Performance Simulation Association (2011)

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  • Determination of boundary conditions for passive schools: impact on net energy demand for heating and cooling

    Breesch H, Wauman B, Poppe J, Van Loon S, Baetens R, Klein R et al.

    Proc. of the 9th Passive House Symposium (2010)

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  • Identifying opportunities of passive thermal storage in residential buildings for electrical grid measures

    Reynders G, Baetens R, Saelens D

    CleanTech for Sustainable Buildings - From Nano to Urban Scale, CISBAT 11 (2011)

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  • Aging effects on thermal properties and service life of vacuum insulation panels

    Wegger E, Jelle B, Sveipe E, Grynning S, Gustavsen A, Baetens R et al.

    Journal of Building Physics (2011)

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  • Integrating occupant behaviour in the simulation of coupled electric and thermal systems in buildings

    Baetens R, Saelens D

    8th Int. Modelica Conf. (2011)

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  • Object-oriented electrical grid and photovoltaic system modelling in Modelica

    Verbruggen B, Van Roy J, De Coninck R, Baetens R, Helsen L, Driesen J

    8th Int. Modelica Conf. (2011)

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  • Aerogel insulation for building applications: A state-of-the-art review

    Baetens R, Jelle B, Gustavsen A

    Energy and Buildings (2011)

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  • Grid Impact Indicators for Active Building Simulation

    Verbruggen B, De Coninck R, Baetens R, Saelens D, Helsen L, Driesen J

    IEEE PES Conf. on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (2011)

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  • Analyse van de energieprestatie van de wedstrijdontwerpen voor een nieuw stadskantoor te Lier

    Saelens D, Baetens R, Teblick L

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  • Analyse van de energieprestatie van de wedstrijdontwerpen voor een nieuw Politie-commissariaat te Brugge

    Saelens D, Baetens R, Teblick L

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  • PV-systems: the solution for zero-energy dwellings?

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Verbruggen B, Driesen J, Helsen L, Saelens D

    TVVL Magazine 2 (2011)

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  • The impact of load profile on the grid-interaction of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems in low-energy dwellings

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Helsen L, Saelens D

    Journal of Green Building (2010)

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  • Modelling and simulation of a grid connected photovoltaic heat pump system with thermal energy storage using Modelica

    De Coninck R, Baetens R, Vebruggen B, Driesen J, Saelens D, Helsen L

    8th Int. Conf. on System Simulation in Buildings (2010)

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  • The impact of the heat emission system on the grid-interaction of building integrated photovoltaics in low-energy dwellings

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Helsen L, Saelens D

    8th Int. Conf. on System Simulation in Buildings (2010)

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  • Energy and comfort performance of thermally activated building systems including occupant behavior

    Saelens D, Parys W, Baetens R

    Building and Environment (2011)

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  • De impact van gebruiksprofielen op de integratie van fotovoltaïsche systemen voor lage-energie woningen

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Verbruggen B, Driesen J, Helsen L, Saelens D

    IBPSA NVL 2010 Event - Simulatie voor energie-efficiënte of energieproducerende gebouwde omgeving (2010)

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  • Hot box investigations and theoretical assessments of miscellaneous vacuum insulation panel configurations in building envelopes

    Grynning S, Jelle B, Uvsløkk S, Baetens R, Caps R, Meløysund V

    Journal of Building Physics (2011)

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  • Determination of boundary conditions of passive schools: Impact on net energy demand for heating and cooling

    Wauman B, Poppe J, Van Loon S, Baetens R, Klein R, Breesch H et al.

    1st Central European Symp. on Building Physics (2010)

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  • Long-term thermal performance of vacuum insulation panels by dynamic climate simulations

    Baetens R, Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Roels S

    1st Central European Symp. on Building Physics (2010)

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  • The path to the high performance thermal building insulation materials and solutions of tomorrow

    Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Baetens R

    Journal of Building Physics (2010)

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  • Studentencursus grondmechanica en funderingstechnieken

    Baetens R

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  • Properties, requirements and possibilities for highly-thermal insulating materials and solutions in buildings, State-of-the-art and beyond

    Baetens R

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  • Gas-filled panels for building applications: A state-of-the-art review

    Baetens R, Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Grynning S

    Energy and Buildings (2010)

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  • The impact of domestic load profiles on the potential of building integrated photovoltaic systems in extremely low-energy dwellings

    Baetens R, De Coninck R, Helsen L, Saelens D

    Renewable Energy Research Conf. (2010)

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  • Hot-box investigations and theoretical assessments of miscellaneous vacuum insulation panels configurations in building envelopes

    Grynning S, Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Uvsløkk S, Baetens R, Caps R et al.

    2nd Biennial Int. Conf. on Building Enclosure Science and Technology (2010)

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  • Vacuum insulation panels in wood frame wall constructions - Hot-box measurements and numerical simulations

    Haavi T, Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Grynning S, Uvsløkk S, Baetens R

    2nd Biennial Int. Conf. on Building Enclosure Science and Technology (2010)

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  • Nano technology and possibilities for the thermal building insulation materials of tomorrow

    Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Grynning S, Wegger E, Sveipe E, Baetens R

    Renewable Energy Research Conf. (2010)

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  • How might nano technology improve the thermal performanc of the concrete buildings of tomorrow ?

    Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Grynning S, Baetens R

    COIN Workshop on Concrete Ideas for Passive Houses (2010)

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  • Nano insulation materials applied in the building of tomorrow

    Jelle B, Gustavsen A, Baetens R, Grynning S

    COIN Workshop on Concrete Ideas for Passive Houses (2010)

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  • The influence of occupant behaviour on the performance assessment of thermally activated building systems in a moderate climate

    Saelens D, Baetens R, Parys W

    10th REHVA World Congress - Sustainable energy use in buildings (2010)

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  • Ageing effects on vacuum insulation panels

    Wegger E, Jelle B, Sveipe E, Grynning S, Baetens R, Thue J

    2nd Biennial Int. Conf. on Building Enclosure Science and Technology (2010)

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  • Beyond vacuum insulation panels - How may it be achived ?

    Jelle B, Baetens R, Gustavsen A

    9th Int. Vacuum Insulation Symp. (2009)

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  • Comparison of laboratory investigations and numerical simulations of vacuum insulation panels in various wall structure arrangements

    Grynning S, Jelle B, Baetens R, Meløysund V, Haavi T, Gustavsen A

    9th Int. Vacuum Insulation Symp. (2009)

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  • Vakuumisolasjonspaneler for bruk i bygninger - Egenskaper, krav og muligheter

    Grynning S, Baetens R, Uvsløkk S, Gustavsen A, Jelle B

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  • Vakuumisolasjon

    Meløysund V, Jelle B, Grynning S, Gustavsen A, Baetens R, Uvsløkk S

    Byggeindustrien (2009)

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  • Phase change materials for building applications: A state-of-the-art review

    Baetens R, Jelle B, Gustavsen A

    Energy and Buildings (2010)

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  • Vacuum insulation panels for building applications: A review and beyond

    Baetens R, Jelle B, Thue J, Tenpierik M, Grynning S, Uvsløkk S et al.

    Energy and Buildings (2010)

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  • Properties, requirements and possibilities of smart windows for dynamic daylight and solar energy control in buildings: A state-of-the-art review

    Baetens R, Jelle B, Gustavsen A

    Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells (2010)

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Professional experience

PhD student

K.U.Leuven

January 2010 - Present

Research fellow

K.U.Leuven

October 2009 - December 2009 (2 months)

Civil technical draftsman

IBO nv / Investpro nv

August 2004 - September 2009 (5 years 1 month)

Visiting research fellow

SINTEF

March 2009 - April 2009 (1 month)

Education history

K.U.Leuven

Master of Applied Sciences and Engineering in Architecture

September 2004 - June 2009 (4 years 9 months)

Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige Universitet - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

August 2008 - April 2009 (8 months)

Royal academy for fine arts

September 1999 - June 2004 (4 years 9 months)

Sint-Romboutscollege

September 1998 - June 2004 (5 years 9 months)