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Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making

Journal Article
Susca, T., & Pomponi, F. (2020)
Heat island effects in urban life cycle assessment: Novel insights to include the effects of the urban heat island and UHI‐mitigation measures in LCA for effective policy making. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 24(2), 410-423. https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.12980
Urbanization often entails a surge in urban temperature compared to the rural surroundings: the Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect. Such a temperature increase triggers the format...

Briefing: BS 8001 and the built environment: a review and critique

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2018)
Briefing: BS 8001 and the built environment: a review and critique. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 1-4. doi:10.1680/jensu.17.00067
The BSI has recently published the world’s first standard on the Circular Economy. The standard is intentionally broad and inclusive to suit all types of organisations and pro...

Building as we did in the past is not sustainable and needs to change

Other
Pomponi, F. (2018)
Building as we did in the past is not sustainable and needs to change
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Transforming challenges into opportunities in social housing: a case study from Italy

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, L., Sablone, E., Rusconi Clerici, L., Consalez, L., & Pomponi, F. (2017)
Transforming challenges into opportunities in social housing: a case study from Italy. In L. Brotas, S. Roaf, & F. Nicol (Eds.), PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume III
Social housing often aims to provide sheltering for people on low incomes or with particular needs. This results in a constraints-dominated context where environmental and soc...

Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings

Conference Proceeding
Bros Williamson, J., Stinson, J., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. (2017)
Discrepancies between theoretical and actual heating demand in Scottish modern dwellings. In PLEA 2017 Proceedings - Design to Thrive, (361-368
The study reports on the differences between the actual heat consumption profiles of twelve dwellings monitored for four years and their predicted heat demand profiles as calc...

Circular economy for the built environment: A research framework

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2017)
Circular economy for the built environment: A research framework. Journal of Cleaner Production, 143(1), 710-718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.055
The built environment puts major pressure on the natural environment; its role in transitioning to a circular economy (CE) is therefore fundamental. However, current CE resear...

Embodied carbon mitigation and reduction in the built environment – What does the evidence say?

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2016)
Embodied carbon mitigation and reduction in the built environment – What does the evidence say?. Journal of Environmental Management, 181, 687-700. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.08.036
Of all industrial sectors, the built environment puts the most pressure on the natural environment, and in spite of significant efforts the International Energy Agency suggest...