Select Publications

Books

Pignatta G; Lim N, (ed.), 2018, Tools for Cooling Singapore: A guide of 20+ simulation tools to assess urban heat island and outdoor thermal comfort

Book Chapters

Pignatta G, 2017, 'Strategies for Cooling Singapore: A catalogue of 80+ measures to mitigate urban heat island and improve outdoor thermal comfort', in Ruefenacht L; Acero JA (ed.), , Cooling Singapore (CS), Singapore, http://dx.doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000258216

Journal articles

Hui Ren ; Wang Shou Long ; Gloria Pignatta , 2019, 'TransDATA2: A Data Visualization Toolkit to Assist the High-Performance Building Design', Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.17265/1934-7359/2019.11.003

Yenneti K; Rahiman R; Panda A; Pignatta G, 2019, 'On the Cities and Smart Energy Management in India - A review', Energies, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en12173214

Acero JA; Koh EJK; Pignatta G; Norford LK, 2019, 'Clustering weather types for urban outdoor thermal comfort evaluation in a tropical area', Theoretical and Applied Climatology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00704-019-02992-9

Acero JA; Koh EJY; Li X; Ruefenacht LA; Pignatta G; Norford LK, 2019, 'Thermal impact of the orientation and height of vertical greenery on pedestrians in a tropical area', Building Simulation, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12273-019-0537-1

Artopoulos G; Pignatta G; Santamouris M, 2018, 'From the Sum of Near-Zero Energy Buildings to the Whole of a Near-Zero Energy Housing Settlement: The Role of Communal Spaces in Performance-Driven Design', Architecture_MPS, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.14324/111.444.amps.2018v14i3.001

Pignatta G; Chatzinikola C; Artopoulos G; Papanicolas CN; Serghides DK; Santamouris M, 2017, 'Analysis of the indoor thermal quality in low income Cypriot households during winter', Energy and Buildings, vol. 152, pp. 766 - 775, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.11.006

Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Pignatta G; Cotana F; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Experimental in-lab and in-field analysis of waterproof membranes for cool roof application and urban heat island mitigation', Energy and Buildings, vol. 114, pp. 180 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.05.026

Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Piselli C; Castaldo VL; Cotana F, 2016, 'Investigating the dynamic thermal behavior of building envelope in summer conditions by means of in-field continuous monitoring', American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, vol. 9, pp. 505 - 519, http://dx.doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2016.505.519

Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Piselli C; Pignatta G; Cotana F, 2015, 'Combined thermal effect of cool roof and cool facade on a prototype building', Energy Procedia, vol. 78, pp. 1556 - 1561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.205

Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Pignatta G; Cotana F, 2015, 'Integrated numerical and experimental methodology for thermal-energy analysis and optimization of heritage museum buildings', Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, vol. 37, pp. 334 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143624415609910

Rosso F; Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Castaldo VL; Piselli C; Cotana F; Ferrero M, 2015, 'Outdoor thermal and visual perception of natural cool materials for roof and urban paving', Procedia Engineering, vol. 118, pp. 1325 - 1332, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.11.394

Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Castaldo VL; Cotana F, 2015, 'The impact of local microclimate boundary conditions on building energy performance', Sustainability (Switzerland), vol. 7, pp. 9207 - 9230, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su7079207

Castaldo VL; Coccia V; Cotana F; Pignatta G; Pisello AL; Rossi F, 2015, 'Thermal-energy analysis of natural "cool" stone aggregates as passive cooling and global warming mitigation technique', Urban Climate, vol. 14, pp. 301 - 314, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2015.05.006

Bonamente E; Merico MC; Rinaldi S; Pignatta G; Pisello AL; Cotana F; Nicolini A, 2014, 'Environmental impact of industrial prefabricated buildings: Carbon and Energy Footprint analysis based on an LCA approach', Energy Procedia, vol. 61, pp. 2841 - 2844, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2014.12.319

Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Castaldo VL; Cotana F, 2014, 'Experimental analysis of natural gravel covering as cool roofing and cool pavement', Sustainability (Switzerland), vol. 6, pp. 4706 - 4722, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su6084706

Conference Papers

Santos LGR; Nevat I; Pignatta G; Norford LK, 2019, 'Climate-Informed Decision-Making for Urban Design: Assessing the Impact of Urban Morphology on Urban Heat Island', India, presented at IC2UHI2019, India, 02 December 2019 - 04 December 2019

Haddad S; Pignatta G; Paolini R; Synnefa A; Santamouris M, 2019, 'An extensive study on the relationship between energy use, indoor thermal comfort, and health in social housing: the case of the New South Wales, Australia', in IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, IOP Publishing, Bari, Italy, presented at IAQVEC2019, Bari, Italy, 05 September 2019 - 07 September 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1757-899X/609/4/042067

Pignatta G, 2019, 'Modeling and simulation of radiative cooling materials for microclimate analysis', Singapore, presented at ICCM2019, Singapore, 09 July 2019 - 13 July 2019

Meier IA; Isaac S; Kolokotsa D; Gobakis K; Pignatta G, 2019, 'Towards Zero Energy Settlements – A brief note on commissioning and POE within the EU ZeroPlus Settlements', in IOP Conference Series : Earth and Environmental Science, IOP Publishing, Thessaloniki, presented at SBE19, Thessaloniki, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/410/1/012038

Pignatta G; Acero JA; Koh E; Rufenacht L; Li X; Norford LK, 2018, 'Improving Outdoor Thermal Comfort in Singapore By Implementing Green Mitigation Strategies: A Sensitivity Analysis', The City College of New York, NY, presented at 10th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC10) - 14th Symposium on the Urban Environment, The City College of New York, NY, 06 August 2018 - 10 August 2018

Acero JA; Pignatta G; Koh E; Rufenacht LA; Li X; Norford LK, 2018, 'Influence of Height and Thermal Characteristics of Green Facades in Pedestrian Thermal Comfort', The City College of New York, NY, presented at 10th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC10) - 14th Symposium on the Urban Environment, The City College of New York, NY, 06 August 2018 - 10 August 2018

Acero JA; Pignatta G; Norford LK, 2018, 'Use of Clustered Meteorological Data for Microclimate and Thermal Comfort Analysis in a Tropical Area', The City College of New York, NY, presented at 10th International Conference on Urban Climate (ICUC10) - 14th Symposium on the Urban Environment, The City College of New York, NY, 06 August 2018 - 10 August 2018

Artopoulos G; Pignatta G; Santamouris M, 2017, 'From the sum of Near-Zero Energy buildings to the whole of a Near-Zero Energy housing settlement: the role of communal spaces in performance-driven design', London, presented at Living and Sustainability: An Environmental Critique of Design and Building Practices, Locally and Globally. AMPS, London, 09 February 2017 - 10 February 2017

Pignatta G; Li X; Norford LK, 2017, 'Goals and approach of the "Cooling Singapore" project', Perugia, Italy, presented at 17th CIRIAF National Congress, Perugia, Italy, 06 April 2017 - 07 April 2017

Pignatta G; Chatzinikola C; Artopoulos G; Papanicolas CN; Serghides DK; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Winter survey on the indoor environmental quality in low and very low income households in Cyprus', Singapore, presented at 4th IC2UHI, Singapore, 30 May 2016 - 01 June 2016

Pignatta G; Pisello AL; Cotana F, 2016, 'Environmental analysis of innovative and sustainable "cool skins" for building roofs', Assisi, Italy, presented at 16th CIRIAF congress, Assisi, Italy, 07 April 2016 - 09 April 2016

Pisello AL; Piselli C; Pignatta G; Fabiani C; Ubertini F; Cotana F; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Net Zero Energy settlements in Europe: first findings of the Zero-Plus Horizon 2020 project', Assisi, Italy, presented at 16th CIRIAF National Congress, Assisi, Italy, 07 April 2016 - 09 April 2016

Chatzinikola CK; Pignatta G; Serghides D; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Winter Indoor Thermal Comfort in Low Income Households in Cyprus', Nicosia, Cyprus, presented at 5th International Conference on RES and EE, Nicosia, Cyprus, 05 May 2016 - 06 May 2016

Perino M; Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Piselli C; Pignatta G; Cotana F, 2015, 'Combined thermal effect of cool roof and cool facade on a prototype building', in Energy Procedia, Turin, Italy, pp. 1556 - 1561, presented at 6th IBPC2015, Turin, Italy, 14 June 2015 - 17 June 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.205

Rosso F; Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Castaldo VL; Piselli C; Cotana F; Ferrero M, 2015, 'Outdoor thermal and visual perception of natural cool materials for roof and urban paving', in Procedia Engineering, Chicago, USA, pp. 1325 - 1332, presented at ICSDEC2015, Chicago, USA, 10 May 2015 - 13 May 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.11.394

Aquino A; Barbanera M; Belloni E; Bianchi C; Cappellini P; Castaldo VL; Castellani F; Coccia V; Cotana F; Cotana S; Goretti M; Moretti E; Piscini F; Pisello AL; Palladino D; Pertosa M; Petrozzi A; Pignatta G; Presciutti A; Rotili A; Vergoni M, 2015, 'Energy performance certification of offices and education buildings: the case study of the University of Perugia', Bologna, Italy, presented at 33rd Convegno Nazionale AICARR, Bologna, Italy, 15 October 2015 - 15 October 2015

Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Piselli C; Castaldo VL; Cotana F, 2015, 'Effect of dynamic characteristics of building envelope on thermal performance in summer conditions: in field experiment', Perugia, Italy, presented at 15th CIRIAF National Congress, Perugia, Italy, 09 April 2015 - 11 April 2015

Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Pignatta G; Cotana F, 2015, 'Experimental analysis of natural gravel covering as cool roof and cool pavement', Perugia, Italy, presented at 14th CIRIAF National Congress, Perugia, Italy, 04 April 2014 - 05 April 2014

Bonamente E; Merico MC; Rinaldi S; Pignatta G; Pisello AL; Cotana F; Nicolini A, 2014, 'Environmental impact of industrial prefabricated buildings: Carbon and Energy Footprint analysis based on an LCA approach', Taipei, Taiwan, presented at The 6th International Conference on Applied Energy – ICAE2014, Taipei, Taiwan, 30 May 2014 - 02 June 2014

Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Pignatta G; Cotana F, 2014, 'Evaluation of the thermal-energy performance of naturally "cool" gravel covering for cool roof and cool pavement application: a case study', Venice, Italy, presented at 3rd IC2UHI, Venice, Italy, 13 October 2014 - 15 October 2014

Pisello AL; Castaldo VL; Pignatta G; Cotana F, 2014, 'Experimental analysis of the thermal-optical properties of polyurethane waterproof liquid membrane for cool roof application', Venice, Italy, presented at 3rd IC2UHI, Venice, Italy, 13 October 2014 - 15 October 2014

Cotana F; Pisello AL; Cotana S; Petrozzi A; Pignatta G; Cesari G; Colauta F, 2014, 'Energy use and enhancement of biomasses around water resources', Perugia, presented at 5th World Lake Conference, Perugia, 01 September 2014 - 05 September 2014

Pisello AL; Pignatta G; Castaldo VL; Cotana F, 2014, 'The effect of lake microclimate on thermal-energy behavior of buildings', Perugia, Italy, presented at 15th World Lake Conference, Perugia, Italy, 01 September 2014 - 05 September 2014

Rossi F; Cotana F; Coccia V; Pisello AL; Bonamente E; Palombo M; Pignatta G; Morini E, 2013, 'Modelling of Urban Canyon: Analytical and experimental remarks', Athens, Greece, presented at 34th AIVC Conference, Athens, Greece, 25 September 2013 - 26 September 2013

Conference Posters

Pignatta G; Li X; Norford LK, 2017, 'Mitigate the Urban Heat Island (UHI) phenomenon to improve thermal comfort in outdoor areas of tropical Singapore'

Pignatta G, 2017, 'Overview Urban Airshed, Urban Heat Island and thermal comfort'

Conference Presentations

Pignatta G, 'Targeting Net-Zero Energy Settlements: the Italian journey in the Zero-Plus framework.', presented at 6th Jeffrey Cook Workshop in Desert Architecture, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Marcus Family Campus, Beer-Sheva, Israel, 25 November 2019 - 26 November 2019

Conference Abstracts

Meier I; Isaac S; Kolokotsa D; Gobakis K; Pignatta G, 2020, 'A brief note on commissioning and POE within the EU Zero-Plus Settlements', in IAQ Conference, Athens, Greece, presented at IAQ2020, Athens, Greece, 14 September 2020 - 16 September 2020

Meir IA; Shabtai I; Kolokotsa D; Gobakis K; Pignatta G, 2019, 'Towards Zero Energy Settlements – A brief note on commissioning and POE within the EU ZeroPlus Settlements', Thessaloniki, presented at SBE2019, Thessaloniki, 23 October 2019 - 25 October 2019

Pignatta G, 2019, 'A simplified approach for designing sustainable Near Zero Energy Settlements Environmental impact analysis applied in the framework of the European ZERO-PLUS project', in PLEA2020, A Corugna, Spain, presented at PLEA2020, A Corugna, Spain, 01 September 2019 - 02 September 2019

Reports

Pignatta G; Jafari S; Nakagawa-Lagisz L; Santamouris M, 2019, Rapid Review - Best practice techniques for urban cooling in Australian climate zones, http://builtbetter.org/node/8157

Santamouris M; Pignatta G; Haddad S; Paolini R; Bartesaghi Koc C; Brozzetti M; Marzban S; Feng J; Gao K; Sansone G, 2019, Preliminary design of a smart climatic road in Phillip St. Parramatta, http://dx.doi.org/10.25916/5ce8d8a593f04, http://www.lowcarbonlivingcrc.com.au/sites/all/files/publications_file_attachments/final_report_-_31-5-2019_-_phillip_st._-_crclcl.pdf

Haddad, S., Santamouris, M., Synnefa, A., Paolini, R. ; Pignatta G, 2019, Energy efficiency in social housing - Enhancing the indoor air and environmental quality


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