Drs. Luis Candanedo (PhD 2010 BCEE/Concordia) and Liam O'Brien (PhD 2011 BCEE/Concordia) & Burak Gunay (PhD 2016/Carleton under SNEBRN funding) received their first-place Best Paper Awards of Energy and Buildings in the period from 2008 to 2017, announced at the Elsevier website, entitled "Best Paper Awards of Energy and Buildings published in the period from 1998 to 2017".

Best research papers 2008-2017Candanedo, LM.; Feldheim, V. Accurate occupancy detection of an office room from light, temperature, humidity and CO2 measurements using statistical learning models. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 112, Pages 28-39, 2016.

Selected best review papers 2008-2017: Yan, D; O'Brien, W; Hong, T; Feng, X; Gunay, HB; Tahmasebi, F; Mahdavi, A. Occupant behavior modeling for building performance simulation: Current state and future challenges. Energy and Buildings, Vol. 107, Pages 264-278, 2015.