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Book Chapters

Vasilakopoulou K; Kolokotsa D; Santamouris M, 2014, 'Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futures: Urban Heat Island Mitigation Techniques for Sustainable Cities', in Cities for Smart Environmental and Energy Futures, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 215 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37661-0_12

, 2013, 'Building integrated concentrating solar systems', in Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications, CRC Press, pp. 563 - 606, http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/b15507-20

Vasilakopoulou K; Kolokotsa D; Santamouris M, 2013, 'The contribution of bioclimatic architecture in the improvement of outdoor urban spaces', in Solar Energy Sciences and Engineering Applications, CRC Press, https://www.crcpress.com/Solar-Energy-Sciences-and-Engineering-Applications/Enteria-Akbarzadeh/p/book/9781138000131

Journal articles

Vasilakopoulou K; Ulpiani G; Khan A; Synnefa A; Santamouris M, 2023, 'Cool roofs boost the energy production of photovoltaics: Investigating the impact of roof albedo on the energy performance of monofacial and bifacial photovoltaic modules', Solar Energy, 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2023.111948

Santamouris M; Vasilakopoulou K, 2023, 'Recent progress on urban heat mitigation technologies', Science Talks, 5, pp. 100105 - 100105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sctalk.2022.100105

Lagisz M; Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C; Santamouris M; Nakagawa S, 2022, 'Rapid systematic reviews for synthesizing research on built environment', Environmental Development, 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envdev.2022.100730

Khan A; Papazoglou EG; Cartalis C; Philippopoulos K; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2022, 'On the mitigation potential and urban climate impact of increased green infrastructures in a coastal mediterranean city', Building and Environment, 221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2022.109264

Kolokotsa D; Lilli K; Gobakis K; Mavrigiannaki A; Haddad S; Garshasbi S; Mohajer HRH; Paolini R; Vasilakopoulou K; Bartesaghi C; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Bartesaghi Koc C; HESHMAT MOHAJER H, 2022, 'Analyzing the Impact of Urban Planning and Building Typologies in Urban Heat Island Mitigation', Buildings, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/buildings12050537

Santamouris M; Vasilakopoulou K, 2021, 'Present and future energy consumption of buildings: Challenges and opportunities towards decarbonisation', e-Prime - Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Energy, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.prime.2021.100002

Haddad S; Paolini R; Ulpiani G; Synnefa A; Hatvani-Kovacs G; Garshasbi S; Fox J; Vasilakopoulou K; Nield L; Santamouris M, 2020, 'Holistic approach to assess co-benefits of local climate mitigation in a hot humid region of Australia', Scientific Reports, 10, pp. 14216, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-71148-x

Santamouris M; Paolini R; Haddad S; Synnefa A; Garshasbi S; Hatvani-Kovacs G; Gobakis K; Yenneti K; Vasilakopoulou K; Feng J; Gao K; Papangelis G; Dandou A; Methymaki G; Portalakis P; Tombrou M, 2020, 'Heat mitigation technologies can improve sustainability in cities. An holistic experimental and numerical impact assessment of urban overheating and related heat mitigation strategies on energy consumption, indoor comfort, vulnerability and heat-related mortality and morbidity in cities', Energy and Buildings, 217, pp. 110002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2020.110002

Yun GY; Ngarambe J; Duhirwe PN; Ulpiani G; Paolini R; Haddad S; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2020, 'Predicting the magnitude and the characteristics of the urban heat island in coastal cities in the proximity of desert landforms. The case of Sydney', Science of the Total Environment, 709, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.136068

Livada I; Synnefa A; Haddad S; Paolini R; Garshasbi S; Osmond P; Ulpiani G; Fiorito F; Vassilakopoulou K; Osmond P; Santamouris M, 2018, 'Time series analysis of ambient air-temperature during the period 1970–2016 over Sydney, Australia', Elsevier Science of The Total Environment, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.144

Pisello AL; Saliari M; Vasilakopoulou K; Hadad S; Santamouris M, 2018, 'Facing the urban overheating: Recent developments. Mitigation potential and sensitivity of the main technologies', Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Energy and Environment, 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wene.294

Santamouris M; Haddad S; Saliari M; Vasilakopoulou K; Synnefa A; Paolini R; Ulpiani G; Garshasbi S; Fiorito F, 2018, 'On the energy impact of urban heat island in Sydney: Climate and energy potential of mitigation technologies', Energy and Buildings, 166, pp. 154 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.007

Synnefa A; Vasilakopoulou K; Kyriakodis GE; Lontorfos V; De Masi RF; Mastrapostoli E; Karlessi T; Santamouris M, 2017, 'Minimizing the energy consumption of low income multiple housing using a holistic approach', Energy and Buildings, 154, pp. 55 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.07.034

Vasilakopoulou K; Kolokotsa D; Santamouris M; Kousis I; Asproulias H; Giannarakis I, 2017, 'Analysis of the experimental performance of light pipes', Energy and Buildings, 151, pp. 242 - 249, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.061

Vasilakopoulou K; Synnefa A; Kolokotsa D; Karlessi T; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Performance prediction and design optimisation of an integrated light pipe and artificial lighting system', International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 35, pp. 675 - 685, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14786451.2014.932281

Kolokotsa D; Gobakis K; Papantoniou S; Georgatou C; Kampelis N; Kalaitzakis K; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2016, 'Development of a web based energy management system for University Campuses: The CAMP-IT platform', Energy and Buildings, 123, pp. 119 - 135, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.04.038

Ascione F; Bianco N; De Masi RF; Dousi M; Hionidis S; Kaliakos S; Mastrapostoli E; Nomikos M; Santamouris M; Synnefa A; Vanoli GP; Vassilakopoulou K, 2016, 'Design and performance analysis of a zero-energy settlement in Greece', International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, pp. 1 - 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctw003

Papanicolas C; Lange MA; Fylaktos N; Montenon A; Kalouris G; Fintikakis N; Fintikaki M; Kolokotsa D; Tsirbas K; Pavlou C; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2015, 'Design, construction and monitoring of a near-zero energy laboratory building in Cyprus', Advances in Building Energy Research, 9, pp. 140 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17512549.2015.1014837

Santamouris M; Gaitani N; Spanou A; Saliari M; Giannopoulou K; Vasilakopoulou K; Kardomateas T, 2012, 'Using cool paving materials to improve microclimate of urban areas - Design realization and results of the flisvos project', Building and Environment, 53, pp. 128 - 136, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2012.01.022

Santamouris M; Xirafi F; Gaitani N; Spanou A; Saliari M; Vassilakopoulou K, 2012, 'Improving the microclimate in a dense urban area using experimental and theoretical techniques - The case of Marousi, Athens', International Journal of Ventilation, 11, pp. 1 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14733315.2012.11683966

Gaitani N; Spanou A; Saliari M; Synnefa A; Vassilakopoulou K; Papadopoulou K; Pavlou K; Santamouris M; Papaioannou M; Lagoudaki A, 2011, 'Improving the microclimate in urban areas: A case study in the centre of Athens', Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 32, pp. 53 - 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0143624410394518

Pavlou K; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2009, 'The Impact of Several Construction Elements on the Thermal Performance of Solar Chimneys', International Journal of Ventilation, 8, pp. 277 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14733315.2009.11683852

Conference Papers

Synnefa A; Vasilakopoulou K; Masi RFD; Kyriakodis GE; Londorfos V; Mastrapostoli E; Karlessi T; Santamouris M, 2017, 'Transformation through Renovation: An Energy Efficient Retrofit of an Apartment Building in Athens', in Procedia Engineering, pp. 1003 - 1014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.260

Pavlou K; Vasilakopoulou K; Santamouris M, 2009, 'The impact of several construction elements on the thermal performance of solar chimneys', in International Journal of Ventilation, pp. 277 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14733315.2009.11683852

Reports

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Office in Wagga Wagga, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28506, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B01-Office-in-Wagga-Wagga.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Aged Care Centre in Canberra, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28512, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B05-Aged-Care-Canberra.pdf

Papadopoulos A; Dermentzis G; Chantzis G; Roumi S; Paolini R; Giama E; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Best Available Retrofit Technologies, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28505, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-HVAC-Guide-Best-retrofit-technologies.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Childcare in Parramatta, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28508, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B02-Childcare-centre-in-Parramatta.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Community Centre in Kings Langley, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28513, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B06-Community-Centre-Blacktown.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Hotel in Perth, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28510, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B04-Hotel-in-Perth.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Hotel in Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28507, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B03-Hotel-in-Sydney.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Library in Aitkenvale, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28518, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B07-Aitkenvale-Library.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Office in Wantirna South, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28519, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B10-Office-in-Wantirna-South.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Restaurant in Tahbilk, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28517, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B11-Tahbilk-restaurant.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Shopping Centre in Underwood, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28515, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B12-Shopping-Centre-in-Underwood-QLD.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M; Papadopoulos A; Giama E; Dermentzis G; Manoloudis A; Symeonidou M; Chantzis G, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Cool Centre in Tregear, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28516, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-11-b08-cool-centre-tregear.pdf

Paolini R; Roumi S; Vasilakopoulou K; Haddad S; Feng J; Prasad D; Santamouris M, 2022, Energy Efficiency Training and Information Project: Office in Spring Hill, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/28514, https://www.unsw.edu.au/content/dam/pdfs/unsw-adobe-websites/arts-design-architecture/built-environment/our-research/energy-efficiency-training-information-project/2022-07-B09-Office-in-Spring-Hill.pdf

Vasilakopoulou K, 2021, Consumer Factsheet: Home automations for older people and people with disability, Home Modification Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/61e9e3618c0fb, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/consumer-factsheets/home-automations-for-older-people-and-people-with-disability

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C, 2020, Evidence-based practice review: Self-assessment tools for person-environment fit, Home Modification Information Clearinghouse, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5fec08907af77, rhttps://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/evidence/self-assessment-tools-for-person-environment-fit

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C, 2020, Consumer Factsheet: Home lighting

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C, 2020, Industry bulletin: COVID-19

Bridge C; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Consumer Factsheet: Designing home environments for people who experience problems with cognition and who display aggressive or self- injurious behaviour. Ed. 2, Home Modifications Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5deef1e78f0a4, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/consumer-factsheets/consumer-factsheet-designing-home-environments-for-people-who-experience-problems-with-cognition-and-who-display-aggressive-or-self-injurious-behaviour-

Bridge C; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Industry Factsheet: Designing home environments for people with problems with cognition who display aggressive or self-injurious behaviour, Ed. 2, Home Modifications Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5dddeafdc0906, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/industry/industry-factsheet-designing-home-environments-for-people-with-problems-with-cognition-who-display-aggressive-or-self-injurious-behaviour-ed-2

Augros R; Dixon I; Partridge L; Oldfield P; Slee B; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Guide to Low Carbon Commercial Buildings – New Build, CRC LCL, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/unsworks/27588, http://builtbetter.org/node/8177

Bridge C; Vasilakopoulou K, 2019, Consumer Factsheet: Bidet douche seats, flexible hoses and bidets, Home Modification Information Clearinghouse, UNSW Sydney Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5d1306507d43b, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/consumer-factsheets/consumer-factsheet-bidet-douche-seats-flexible-hoses-and-bidets

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C, 2018, Evidence Based Practice Review: Lighting your Way into Home Modifications, 2nd ed., Home Modifications Information Clearinghouse, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.26288/5c249498d91dc, https://www.homemods.info/Download.ashx?File=158a08db6f52022271a4ea6462c49d7&C=31342c3337372c30

Vasilakopoulou K; Bridge C; Weller K, 2018, Summary Bulletin: Ramps, Home Modification Information Clearinghouse, UNSW, Sydney, Australia, http://dx.doi.org/10.4227/169/5b32fc9d151a4, https://www.homemods.info/resources/hminfo-research-publications/summary/summary-bulletin-ramps#main-content


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