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The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, ISSN 1538-4365, 05/2017, Volume 230, Issue 1, p. 12
Journal Article
2019, ISBN 9783038976363
The combination of global warming and urban sprawl is the origin of the most hazardous climate change effect detected at urban level: Urban Heat Island,... 
calculation | emissivity | mobile temperature observations | urban heat island | urban vegetation | urban cooling | urban overheating | spectral analysis | Beirut | multifractal analysis | urban heat mitigation | urban heat island index | genetic algorithm | heat stress | land surface temperature | subtropical climate | EMPIR 16NRM02 | ENVI-met | building energy performance | multiple linear regression | air quality | albedo | climatic perception | built-up area | thermal emittance | urban morphology | overheating | cost-optimal analysis | building retrofit | urbanization | sustainability | mitigation strategies | road surface | luminance coefficient | office buildings | GIS | structure functions analysis | solar reflectance | park cool island | solar reflectance index | urban open space | building scale | Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF) | meteorological modeling | shading | urban remote sensing | local climate zone | surface albedo | cooling technologies | summer heat stress | Weather Research and Forecasting model | cool surfaces | outdoor thermal comfort | energy savings | air temperature | cool materials | measurement | urbanized WRF | land cover fraction | micro-climate simulations | cold spots | mitigation measures | energy simulation | urban microclimate | Euramet | urban development | heat health | surface cool island effect | Physiologically Equivalent Temperature | cool facades | urban-climate archipelago | sky view factor | green area | urban climate archipelago | open science | ageing | cool roofs | MODIS downscaling | urban energy balance | road lighting | spectral reflectance | fine-resolution meteorological modeling | urban climatology | urban areas | material characterization | morphological indicator | urban climate | thermal comfort | lifecycle analysis | air and surface temperature measurements | cool pavements | hot spots | non-constructible parcels | multi-objective optimization | empirical line method | WRF-Chem
eBook
Applied Energy, ISSN 0306-2619, 05/2015, Volume 145, pp. 8 - 20
•Retro-reflective (RR) materials are an effective strategy for mitigating UHI.•Optical properties of RR materials are assessed by a new experimental... 
Cool materials | Cool façade | Urban canyon | Urban heat island | Retroreflective materials | MICROCLIMATE | IMPROVE | REFLECTIVE COATINGS | ENERGY & FUELS | Cool facade | ENGINEERING, CHEMICAL | IMPACT | THERMAL PERFORMANCE | ROOFS | CARBONATE FUEL-CELL | BUILDINGS | SURFACES | CLIMATE | Urban heat islands | Optical properties | Urban climatology
Journal Article
Journal Article
Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 02/2016, Volume 114, Issue C, pp. 20 - 26
Journal Article
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, ISSN 1364-0321, 10/2013, Volume 26, pp. 224 - 240
Journal Article
Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 03/2017, Volume 139, pp. 690 - 701
•Retro-reflective (RR) materials are an effective strategy for mitigating UHI.•A light colored building paint typically used in Italian buildings was improved... 
Cool materials | Cool façade | Urban canyon | Urban heat island | Retroreflective materials | MICROCLIMATE | REFLECTIVE COATINGS | ENERGY & FUELS | TILE | URBAN CLIMATE | HEAT-ISLAND MITIGATION | IMPACT | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | THERMAL PERFORMANCE | Cool fagade | ROOFS | SURFACES | Urban heat islands | Usage | Urban climatology
Journal Article
Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 12/2017, Volume 157, pp. 35 - 52
[Display omitted] •The cooling capability of two envelope solutions is experimentally investigated.•An analytical model optimizing the experimental setup is... 
Cool roof | Cool façade | Continuous monitoring | Building thermal-energy performance | Sensitivity analysis | Analytical procedure | MICROCLIMATE | COMFORT | DESIGN | ENERGY & FUELS | BUILDING ENVELOPE | Cool facade | HEAT-ISLAND | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | PRODUCTS | MITIGATION | COATINGS | ENERGY PERFORMANCE | Building materials | Analysis
Journal Article
Energy and Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 12/2012, Volume 55, pp. 2 - 6
With increasing the solar reflectance of urban surfaces, the outflow of short-wave solar radiation increases, less solar heat energy is absorbed leading to... 
Cool pavements | Heat island | Global cooling | Policies | Cool roofs | Energy savings | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | ENERGY & FUELS | Pavements | Air quality | Energy conservation | Urban heat islands | Energy management systems
Journal Article
Key Engineering Materials, ISSN 1013-9826, 10/2015, Volume 666, pp. 1 - 16
In this chapter a critical analysis about natural materials to enhance energy performance and thermal comfort in indoor and outdoor spaces is dealt with. In... 
Cool envelope | Thermal comfort | Cool paving | Thermal insulation | Cardboard | Clay tiles | Marble | Natural gravels | Natural materials | Cool materials | Urban Heat Island | Reed | cool roof | Insulation | Cooling | Outdoor | Mathematical models | Building envelopes | Physical properties | Standards
Journal Article
Journal Article
2012, ISBN 9782875420329, 207
Book
Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 12/2016, Volume 133, pp. 834 - 842
Although the urban heat island (UHI) phenomena phenomenon has was been documented over a century ago, the effect of the urban heat island on urban climate and... 
Urban Heat Island | Cool pavements | Cool roofs | Urban vegetation | GREEN ROOFS | ENERGY & FUELS | PART II | BUILDING ENVELOPE SURFACES | OFFICE BUILDINGS | IMPACT | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | SOLAR REFLECTANCE | CLIMATES | ENERGY USE | ACCELERATED AGING METHOD | Air pollution | Urban heat islands | Green technology | Urban climatology
Journal Article
Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, ISSN 1392-3730, 01/2016, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp. 1 - 16
Increase of the ambient air temperature in cities caused by the urban heat island phenomenon has a seri- ous impact on the economic and social system of... 
adaptation | mitigation | urban heat island | cool materials | LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS | INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL-QUALITY | HOT SUMMER | ENERGY-CONSUMPTION | BUILDING ENVELOPE SURFACES | SPECTRAL OPTICAL-PROPERTIES | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS | COOL ROOFS | SOLAR REFLECTANCE | THERMAL COMFORT CONDITIONS
Journal Article
Energy and Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 12/2012, Volume 55, pp. 42 - 50
Energy performance of air conditioned buildings and summer comfort can be improved with high solar reflectance and high emittance of building envelopes. Widely... 
Cool paints | Passive cooling | Reduced-scale urban model | Cool façades | Urban heat island | Cool facades | ENERGY & FUELS | THERMAL COMFORT | OPTICAL-PROPERTIES | PART II | SCHEME | ENGINEERING, CIVIL | CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING TECHNOLOGY | TEMPERATURE | ROOFS | COATINGS | STREET CANYON | BUILDINGS | CLIMATE | Measurement | Urban heat islands | Analysis | Urban climatology | Engineering Sciences
Journal Article
Solar Energy, ISSN 0038-092X, 07/2014, Volume 105, pp. 770 - 779
•Development of cool coloured materials for building envelope.•Development of dark ceramic tiles with high NIR reflectance.•Development of cool coloured paints... 
Urban Heat Island | Cool roof | Cool ceramics | Cool paint | Solar reflectance | Nanotechnology | ENERGY & FUELS | OPTICAL-PROPERTIES | COATINGS | ROOFING MATERIALS | HEAT-ISLAND MITIGATION | SURFACES
Journal Article
Energy & Buildings, ISSN 0378-7788, 02/2016, Volume 114, pp. 27 - 37
•A heat-health risk concept, which includes indoor hazards, is applied successfully.•Heat-related deaths (65+) double with an increase of 1K in mean ambient... 
Heat-related risks | Urban green | Heat wave | Cool pavement | Cool roof | Passive building design | Heat stress | Risk analysis | Air-conditioning