Carl-Eric Hagentoft

Professor at Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Building Technology

Carl- Eric is a Professor in Building Physics at the Divison of Building Technology, research group Building Physics, at Chalmers. He focuses on heat, moisture, and air transfer in the building envelope systems or components. Calculation models for coupled heat, moisture and air transfers inside the building envelope and thermal insulation material. Temperature processes in the ground, Hygrothermal performance of building foundations. Convection processes in fractured and porous structures.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2013–2016

Riskanalyser av nya innovativa fasadsystem för renovering av miljonprogrammets byggnader

Carl-Eric Hagentoft Building Technology
Development Fund of the Swedish Construction Industry (SBUF)

2013–2014

Experimentell verifiering av förenklade och självreglerande golvvärmesystem för välisolerade bostäder

Carl-Eric Hagentoft Building Technology
Development Fund of the Swedish Construction Industry (SBUF)

2016–2016

Grundläggning bärande trägrund

Carl-Eric Hagentoft Building Technology
VINNOVA

2010–2015

Homes for tomorrow. Building solutions for tomorrow as a reference for today

Greg Morrison Water Environment Technology
Karin Lundgren Civil and Environmental Engineering
Paula Femenias Building
Carl-Eric Hagentoft Building Technology
Pär Johansson Building Technology
Formas

2013–2013

Test av tegelvägg med invändig vakuumisolering vid SINTEF/NTNU

Carl-Eric Hagentoft Building Technology
Pär Johansson Building Technology
The Lars Hierta Memorial Foundation

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Publications

2016

Drying potential of cold attic using natural and controlled ventilation in different Swedish climates

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Procedia Engineering 146: 8th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference. Vol. 146, p. 2-7
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2016

Field measurements on a district heating pipe with vacuum insulation panels

Axel Berge, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Renewable Energy. Vol. 87 (3), p. 1130-1138
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

Effect smart solutions for district heating networks based on energy storage in buildings. Impact on indoor temperatures

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Energy Procedia - 6th International Building Physics Conference, IBPC 2015, Torino, Italy, 14-17 June 2015. Vol. 78, p. 2244-2249
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Impact on the U-value due to airflows behind insulation modules attached to facades of old buildings

Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
6th International Building Physics Conference; (Energy Procedia). Vol. 78, p. 836-841
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Assessing the Thermal Performance of District Heating Twin Pipes with Vacuum Insulation Panels

Axel Berge, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Energy Procedia - 6th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC). Vol. 78, p. 382-387
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Effect from a Variable U-Value in Adaptive Building Components with Controlled Internal Air Pressure

Axel Berge, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Paula Wahlgren et al
Energy Procedia: 6th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC), Torino, Italy, JUN 14-17, 2015. Vol. 78, p. 376-381
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Changing internal pressure to achieve variable thermal conductivity in thermal insulation

Axel Berge, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Paula Wahlgren et al
Advance building skins: Proceedings of the International Conference on Building Envelope Design and Technology, p. 309-316
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2015

Vakuumisoleringspaneler i gamla byggnader

Pär Johansson, Stig Geving, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Bygg & Teknik. Vol. 2015 (2), p. 57-60
Journal article - popular science
2014

Riskbedömningar och råd med fuktsäkra kallvindar

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Energi&Miljö (9)
Journal article - popular science
2014

Moisture safe cold attics - Assessment based on risk analyses of performance and cost

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Proceedings of 10th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, p. 1366-1373
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

Retrofitting a brick wall using vacuum insulation panels: measured hygrothermal effect on the existing structure

Pär Johansson, Stig Geving, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Proceedings of the 10th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, June 15-19, 2014, Lund, Sweden
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2014

Interior insulation retrofit of a historical brick wall using vacuum insulation panels: Hygrothermal numerical simulations and laboratory investigations

Pär Johansson, Stig Geving, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Building and Environment. Vol. 79, p. 31-45
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2014

Retrofitting of a listed brick and wood building using vacuum insulation panels on the exterior of the facade: Measurements and simulations

Pär Johansson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis et al
Energy and Buildings. Vol. 73 (April 2014), p. 92-104
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Determination of specific heat capacity by transient plane source

Axel Berge, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Frontiers of Architectural Research. Vol. 2 (4), p. 476-482
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2013

Wooden stud walls with aerogel thermal insulation. Material properties and HAM-simulations

Axel Berge, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Paula Wahlgren et al
12th International Conference on Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings, Clearwater, United States, 1-5 December 2013
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2013

Interior Insulation Retrofit of a Brick Wall Using Vacuum Insulation Panels: Design of a Laboratory Study to Determine the Hygrothermal Effect on Existing Structure and Wooden Beam Ends

Pär Johansson, Berit Time, Stig Geving et al
12th International Conference on Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings, Clearwater, United States, 1-5 December 2013
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2013

Fuktsäkra kallvindar – bedömning utifrån riskanalyser av funktion och kostnad

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Bygg och Teknik. Vol. 4/13 Takbyggnadsteknik (2013)
Journal/newspaper article
2012

Efficient use of thermal mass in buildings

P. Roots, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
fib Symposium 2012: Concrete Structures for Sustainable Community; Stockholm; Sweden; 11 June 2012 through 14 June 2012, p. 627-630
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Determination of specific heat capacity by Transient Plane Source

Axel Berge, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Proceedings of the 5th International Building Physics Conference, p. 131-136
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2012

Using transient plane source sensor for determination of thermal properties of vacuum insulation panels

Pär Johansson, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Frontiers of Architectural Research. Vol. 1 (4), p. 334-340
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2012

Using Transient Plane Source Sensor for Determination of Thermal Properties of Vacuum Insulation Panels

Pär Johansson, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Proceedings of the 5th International Building Physics Conference, May 28-31, 2012, Kyoto, Japan
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Energieffektiviseringar – vilka risker finns och hur ska de hanteras?

Johan Stein, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Jesper Arfvidsson et al
Bygg & Teknik. Vol. 2011 (2), p. 30-34
Journal article - popular science
2011

Measurements of Thermal Properties of Vacuum Insulation Panels by using Transient Plane Source Sensor

Pär Johansson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi et al
Proceedings of the 10th International Vacuum Insulation Symposium, Ottawa, Canada, 15-16 September, 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Stochastic Modeling of Moisture Supply in Dwellings Based on Moisture Production and Moisture Buffering Capacity

Simon Pallin, Pär Johansson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Proceedings of the the 12th International Conference of the International Building Performance Simulation Association, Sydney, Australia, 14-16 November, 2011
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2011

Application of model based predictive control for water-based floor heating in low energy residential buildings

Henrik Karlsson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Building and Environment. Vol. 46 (3), p. 556-569
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2010

Moisture induced deformation of a free thin plate - Analytical solution for step-changes and periodic variations of the ambient humidity by volume

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi,
1st Central European Symposium on Building Physics, Cracow, September 13-15, 2010
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2010

Risk of performance failure in new and retrofitted building envelopes

Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
3rd Nordic Passive House Conference, Aalborg, Denmark, 2010
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2010

Mold Growth Control in Cold Attics through Adaptive Ventilation: Validation by Field Measurements

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
11th International Conference on Thermal Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings, Buildings XI; Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater BeachClearwater; United States; 5 December 2010 through 9 December 2010
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2010

Mould Growth Control in Cold Attics through Adaptive Ventilation. Validation by Field Measurements

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2009

Risk of performance failure in new

Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Conference proceeding, Finish Building Physics Conference 2009
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2009

Styrd ventilation av kallvindar – Uppföljning av fältförsök

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis,
Bygg&Teknik (4)
Journal article - popular science
2008

Mould growth control in cold attics through adaptive ventilation

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Stefan F. Nilsson et al
Nordic Symposium on Building Physics
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Mould growth control in cold attics through adaptive ventilation

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Stefan Nilsson et al
Proceedings of the 8th Symposium on Building Physics in the Nordic Countries, Copenahgen Denmark. Vol. 3, p. 1237
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2008

Probabilistic analysis of air infiltration in low-rise buildings.

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Building and Environment. Vol. 43/2008 (4), p. 537-549
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2008

Reliability analysis in building physics design.

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Building and Environment. Vol. 43/2008 (4), p. 558-568
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2007

Fuktsäkring av kallvindar

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Stefan F. Nilsson,
Väg- och Vattenbyggaren (2), p. 8-10
Scientific journal article - non peer reviewed
2007

The International Building Physics Toolbox in Simulink

Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, P. Weitzmann, T. R. Nielsen et al
Energy and Buildings. Vol. 39 (6), p. 665-674
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2006

Influence of rain water percolation on ground heat losses and temperature for basement foundation

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Johan Claesson,
3nd International Conference on Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering, Montreal, August 2006., p. 967-971
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

New design model for frost protection of a slab on grade

Peter Roots, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
3rd International Building Physics Conference - Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering; Montreal, QC; Canada; 27 August 2006 through 31 August 2006, p. 501-506
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Probabilistic modelling of the heat loss performance of a building envelope

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
3nd International Conference on Research in Building Physics and Building Engineering, Montreal, August 2006.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2006

Energisk arkitektur: sköna, driftsäkra och energieffektiva byggnader

Annika von Schéele, Michael Edén, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Monograph, book
2005

Probabilistic model PROMO for evaluation of air change rate distribution

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
AIVC conference sept 05
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

A Simulation Tool for Temperature and Moisture Dependent Transport of VOC's in Buildings

Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Henrik Karlsson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 12-15, 2005
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Frost Heave in Swedish Slab on Ground Foundations

Peter Roots, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 12-15, 2005
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Released Heat from a Line Source in a Foundation Construction

Peter Roots, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 12-15, 2005
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Air Flow and Pressure Distribution in a Ventilated Rectangular Floor.

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, S Holmberg,
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

Modelling of Long Wave Radiation Exchange in Enclosures with Building Integrated Heating

Henrik Karlsson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 12-15, 2005
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2005

Analytical Solution for Moisture Buffering Effect – Validation Exercises for Simulation Tools

Thomas Bednar, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 12-15, 2005
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2005

How Do We Implement Building Physics Knowledge to the Building Sector?

Jesper Arfvidsson, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Ingemar Samuelsson et al
7th Nordic Symposium on Building Physics, Reykjavik, Iceland, June 12-15, 2005
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Determination of Liquid Water Transfer Properties of Porous Building Materials and Development of Numerical Assessment Methods: Introduction to the EC HAMSTAD Project

O Adan, H Brocken, J Carmeliet et al
Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science. Vol. 27, p. 253-160
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

An example of application of limit state approach for reliability analysis of moisture performance of a building component

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Kimmo Kurkinen, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

The evaluation of the interface moisture conductivity between control volumes. Comparison between linear, harmonic and integral averaging

Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Thomas Bednar, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
9th International Conference on Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings. Clearwater Beach, Florida, 2004
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Benchmarks for One-dimensional Cases of Combined Heat, Air and Moisture Transport in Building Components

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi et al
Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress. Toronto, Canada, 2004
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Assessment Method of Numerical Prediction Models for Combined Heat, Air and Moisture Transfer in Building Components. Benchmarks for One-dimensional Cases

Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Bijan Adl-Zarrabi et al
Journal of Thermal Envelope and Building Science. Vol. 27 (4)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Probabilistic Modeling of Dynamic U-Factor

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings IX International Conference, Florida, December 5-10, 2004.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Frost Heave in Swedish Slab-on-Grade

Peter Roots, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings IX International Conference, Florida, December 5-10, 2004.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2004

Condensation Risk within Loose Fill Insulation Due to Natural Convection

Katrin Riesner, Carl-Eric Hagentoft, G.W. Mainka et al
9th International Conference on Performance of the Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings Florida, USA
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2004

Probabilistic Analysis of Indoor Surface Hygrothermal Conditions Accounting for Thermal and Hygric Memory of the Building Component.

Kimmo Kurkinen, Krystyna Pietrzyk, Eva-Lotta Wentzel et al
Performance of Exterior Envelopes of Whole Buildings IX International Conference, Florida, December 5-10, 2004
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

The influence of air transport in and around the building envelope on energy efficiency of the building

Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Proceedings of the 2nd International Building Physics Conference, 14-18 september 2003, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Presentation of the international building physics toolbox for Simulink

Peter Weitzmann, Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Toke Rammer Nilsen et al
IBPSA 2003 Eindhoven, the Netherlands, p. 1369
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2003

Application of risk assessment technique to moisture problems in buildings.

Krystyna Pietrzyk, Kimmo Kurkinen, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
2nd International Conference on Research in Building Physics, Leuven, Belgium, September 2003., p. 605-612
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2002

Simulink modelling tool for HAM system analyses in building physics

Angela Sasic Kalagasidis, Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Proceedings of the Nordic Symposium in Building Physics
Conference paper - peer reviewed
2002

The Thermal Effects of Convection in Horizontal Insulation

Mihail Serkitjis, Paula Wahlgren, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Proceedings 6th Symposium on Building Physics in the Nordic Countries, Trondheim, Norge
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2002

Vandrande fukt. Strålande värme – så fungerar hus

Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Monograph, book - popular science
2001

Natural and Forced Convection in a Superposed Air and Porous Layer when Heated from below

Mihail Serkitjis, Paula Wahlgren, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
5th World Conference on Experimental Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics (ExHFT-5), Thessaloniki
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2001

Convection in Horizontal Insulation

Paula Wahlgren, Mihail Serkitjis, Carl-Eric Hagentoft et al
Proceedings of the International Conference on Building Envelope Systems and Technologies, (ICBEST). Ottawa, Canada
Conference paper - non peer reviewed
2001

Introduction to Building Physics

Carl-Eric Hagentoft,
Monograph, book