Select Publications


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

Book Chapters

Pignatta G, 2024, 'The role of energy-efficient buildings in post-carbon future', in Golubchikov O; Yennetti K (ed.), Smart Cities, Energy, and Climate, Wiley

Katoozi E; Liow J-L; Khennane A; Pignatta G, 2023, 'Leachability of spent chromated copper arsenate (CCA) treated wood encapsulated in geopolymer cement', in Mediterranean Architecture and the Green-Digital Transition, Springer,

Meir I; Isaac S; Pignatta G, 2023, 'Conclusions, or a more critical rethinking of the project', in Net-Zero and Positive Energy Communities: Best Practice Guidance Based on the ZERO-PLUS Project Experience, Routledge,

Pignatta G, 2023, 'Part 1: Italian case study', in Isaac S; Meir I; Pignatta G (ed.), Net-Zero and Positive Energy Communities: Best Practice Guidance Based on the ZERO-PLUS Project Experience, Routledge,

Pignatta G; He B; Prasad D, 2022, 'Climate Emergency, Actions and Environmental Sustainability', in He B; Prasad D; Jupesta J; Pignatta G (ed.), Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability, Springer Cham,

Kolokotsa D; Pignatta G; Ulpiani G, 2022, 'Nearly zero-energy and positive-energy buildings: status and trends', in Di Somma ML; Graditi G (ed.), Technologies for Integrated Energy Systems and Networks, WILEY,

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,

Edited Books

He B; Jupesta J; Pignatta G, (eds.), 2023, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability, Springer Nature

Isaac S; Meir I; Pignatta G, (eds.), 2023, Net-Zero and Positive Energy Communities: Best Practice Guidance Based on the ZERO-PLUS Project Experience, Routledge,

Isaac S; Meir I; Pignatta G, (eds.), 2023, Net-Zero and Positive Energy Communities: Best Practice Guidance Based on the ZERO-PLUS Project Experience, Routledge

He B-J; Prasad D; Pignatta G; Jupestra J, (eds.), 2022, Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability, Springer Charm,

Kolokotsa D; Pignatta G; Gobakis K, (eds.), 2020, Demand-Response in Smart Buildings, MDPI,

Journal articles

Banifateme M; Behbahaninia A; Pignatta G, 2023, 'Estimating the Chemical Composition of Municipal Solid Waste using the Inverse Method', Journal of Cleaner Production,

Ranjbar N; Balali A; Valipour A; Pignatta G; Wei S, 2023, 'Identification and Prioritization of Energy Consumption Optimization Strategies in the Building Industry Using the Hybrid SWARA-BIM Model', Journal of Green Building, 18, pp. 37 - 69,

Pignatta G, 2023, 'Clustering based analysis of residential duck curve mitigation through solar pre-cooling: A case study of Australian housing stock', Renewable Energy

Pignatta G, 2023, 'Economic analysis of passive heating/cooling techniques in a building through PV Trombe wall for local climatic conditions', Science and Technology for the Built Environment

Pignatta G, 2023, 'Energy conservation potential of a mixed-mode ventilation strategy in residential buildings', Building and Environment

Pignatta G, 2023, 'Size optimization of a stand-alone wind-solar-battery hybrid system in Net Zero Energy Buildings: A case study', Applied Energy

Desai S; Venkata Sai Kumar Manapragada N; Kumar Shukla A; Pignatta G, 2022, 'Mould-Growth Study in Building Materials Exposed to Warm and Humid Climate Using Heat and Mass Transfer (HAMT) EnergyPlus Simulation Method', Sustainability,

Newhouse O; Han H; Pignatta G, 2022, 'Enabling Decision-Making Analytics for Collaborative Information Exchanges of Digital Precinct Models', The 3rd Built Environment Research Forum,

Bakhtiar E; Naeimi A; Behbahaninia A; Pignatta G, 2022, 'Size Optimization of a Grid-Connected Solar–Wind Hybrid System in Net Zero Energy Buildings: A Case Study', The 3rd Built Environment Research Forum,

Pignatta G; Jallu SB; Uddien S. R; Srivastav R, 2022, 'Assessing the Effect of COVID-19 Lockdown on Surface Urban Heat Island for Different Land Use/Cover Types Using Remote Sensing', Energy Nexus,

Naderi S; Heslop S; Chen D; Macgill I; Pignatta G, 2022, 'Consumer cost savings, improved thermal comfort, and reduced peak air conditioning demand through pre-cooling in Australian housing', Energy and Buildings,

Naderi S; Pignatta G; Heslop S; Macgill I; Chen D, 2022, 'Demand response via pre-cooling and solar pre-cooling: a review', Energy and Buildings,

Pignatta G; Balazadeh N, 2022, 'Hybrid Vehicles as a Transition for Full E-Mobility Achievement in Positive Energy Districts: Comparative Assessment of Real-Driving Emissions', Energies,

Owolabi AB; Suh D; Pignatta G, 2022, 'Investigating the energy use in an Australian building: a case study of a west-facing apartment in Sydney', Ain Shams Engineering Journal,

Tambrallimath V; Keshavamurthy R; Davim P; Pignatta G; Badari A; Pradeepkuamr GS; Badruddin IA, 2022, 'Synthesis and Characterization of Flyash Reinforced Polymer Composites Developed by Fused Filament Fabrication', Journal of Materials Research and Technology,

Sohani A; Naderi S; Pignatta G, 2021, '4E Advancement of Heat Recovery During Hot Seasons for a Building Integrated Photovoltaic Thermal (BIPV/T) System', Environmental Sciences Proceedings,

He BJ; Zhao D; Xiong K; Qi J; Ulpiani G; Pignatta G; Prasad D; Jones P, 2021, 'A framework for addressing urban heat challenges and associated adaptive behavior by the public and the issue of willingness to pay for heat resilient infrastructure in Chongqing, China', Sustainable Cities and Society, 75,

Arababadi A; Leyer S; Hansen J; Arababadi R; Pignatta G, 2021, 'Characterizing the Theory of Energy Transition in Luxembourg, Part Two—on Energy Enthusiasts’ Viewpoints', Sustainability,

Bartesaghi-Koc C; Haddad S; Pignatta G; Paolini R; Prasad D; Santamouris M, 2021, 'Can urban heat be mitigated in a single urban street? Monitoring, strategies, and performance results from a real scale redevelopment project', Solar Energy, 216, pp. 564 - 588,

Santos LGR; Nevat I; Pignatta G; Norford LK, 2021, 'Climate-Informed Decision-Making for Urban Design: Assessing the Impact of Urban Morphology on Urban Heat Island', Urban Climate,

Mavrigiannaki A; Pignatta G; Assimakopoulos M; Isaac M; Gupta R; Kolokotsa D; Laskari M; Saliari M; Meir IA; Isaac S, 2021, 'Examining the benefits and barriers for the implementation of net zero energy settlements', Energy and Buildings, 230, pp. 110564 - 110564,

Ranjbar N; Balali A; Valipour A; Yunusa-Kaltungo A; Edwards R; Pignatta G; Moehler R, 2021, 'Investigating the environmental impact of reinforced-concrete and structural-steel frames on sustainability criteria in green buildings', Journal of Building Engineering, pp. 103184 - 103184,

Tang WX; Pignatta G; Sepasgozar S, 2021, 'Life Cycle Assessment of Fly Ash and Cenospheres-based Geopolymer Materials', Sustainability, 13,

Behbahaninia A; Banifateme M; Azmayesh MH; Naderi S; Pignatta G, 2021, 'Markov and Monte Carlo simulation of Waste-to-Energy power plants considering variable fuel analysis and failure rates', Journal of Energy Resources Technology,

Ullah KR; Pignatta G; Prodanovic V; Deletic A; Santamouris M, 2021, 'Technological advancements towards the net-zero energy communities: A review of 23 case studies around the globe', Solar Energy,

Pignatta G, 2021, 'Zero Energy Concept at Neighborhood level: A case study analysis', Solar Energy Advances, 1,

Naderi S; Banifateme M; Pourali O; Behbahaninia A; MacGill I; Pignatta G, 2020, 'Accurate capacity factor calculation of waste-to-energy power plants based on availability analysis and design/off-design performance', Journal of Cleaner Production, 275,

Nevat I; Pignatta G; Ruefenacht LA; Acero JA, 2020, 'A decision support tool for climate-informed and socioeconomic urban design', Environment, Development and Sustainability,

Mohammed A; Pignatta G; Topriska E; Santamouris M, 2020, 'Canopy Urban Heat Island and Its Association with Climate Conditions in Dubai, UAE', Climate,

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, 13,

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', IOP Conference Series : Earth and Environmental Science,

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', IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 609,

Yenneti K; Rahiman R; Panda A; Pignatta G, 2019, 'On the Cities and Smart Energy Management in India - A review', Energies,

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,

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,

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, 14,

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, 152, pp. 766 - 775,

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