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A temperature and seasonal energy analysis of green, white, and black roofs

Report
Gaffin, S. R., Rosenzweig, C., Eichenbaum-Pikser, J., Khanbilvardi, R., & Susca, T. (2010)
A temperature and seasonal energy analysis of green, white, and black roofs. New York City, New York, USA: Columbia University
No abstract available. Report available - http://www.greengridroofs.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Effective-R-value-of-Green-Roofs-Gaffin-et-al.p

Black, Green and White Roofs Evaluated Through the Use of an Implemented Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Methodology

Presentation / Conference
Susca, T. (2012, December)
Black, Green and White Roofs Evaluated Through the Use of an Implemented Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Methodology. Poster presented at International Workshop on Environment and Alternative Energy. Enabling Sustainable Space Exploration
No abstract available.

Sustainable workplaces and building user comfort and satisfaction

Journal Article
Smith, A., & Pitt, M. (2011)
Sustainable workplaces and building user comfort and satisfaction. Journal of Corporate Real Estate, 13(3), 144-156. https://doi.org/10.1108/14630011111170436
Purpose – This paper aims to examine the role of sustainable buildings in providing healthy workplaces in physical and perceptual terms. Design/methodology/approach – The pape...

Briefing: Embodied carbon dioxide assessment in buildings: guidance and gaps

Journal Article
Giesekam, J., & Pomponi, F. (2017)
Briefing: Embodied carbon dioxide assessment in buildings: guidance and gaps. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00032
The construction industry, through its activities and supply chains as well as the operation of the assets that it creates, is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emi...

Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., Medina Campos, L., Moncaster, A., & Smith, S. (2017)
Bringing pupils into building energy performance: school design, construction and operation. In PLEA Conference Proceedings Volume III
Colegio Rochester is school in Colombia with a strong vision for sustainability. This vision permeates the new school building which was the first school in Latin America to b...

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...

Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments

Journal Article
Xia, X., Cheng, L., Zhu, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, K., Ding, A., …Zuo, L. (2020)
Response of soil bacterial community composition and its associated geochemical parameters to rapid short-term cyclic groundwater-level oscillations: soil column experiments. Vadose Zone Journal, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20011
Groundwater-level oscillations change geochemical conditions, carbon cycling processes and bacterial community composition, and these changes may vary vertically with depth in...

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...

Circular Economy Research in the Built Environment: A Theoretical Contribution

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2016)
Circular Economy Research in the Built Environment: A Theoretical Contribution. In Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference 2016: Conference Proceedings
Circular economy is quickly gaining momentum across numerous research fields. The founding principles of circular economies lie in a different perspective on, and management o...

Double Skin Façades: Life Cycle Study of a Versatile Technology for the Sustainable Refurbishment of Non-Domestic Buildings

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., & Moncaster, A. (2016)
Double Skin Façades: Life Cycle Study of a Versatile Technology for the Sustainable Refurbishment of Non-Domestic Buildings. In Proceedings of the CESB16
Nearly half of the non-domestic building stock in central Europe was constructed between 1961-1 990. Partly due to the technical lifespan of façades and building components, m...