The influence of bioclimatic urban redevelopment on outdoor thermal comfort.

Journal article


Karakounos, Ioannis, Dimoudi, Argyro and Zoras, Stamatis 2017. The influence of bioclimatic urban redevelopment on outdoor thermal comfort. Energy and Buildings. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.11.035
AuthorsKarakounos, Ioannis, Dimoudi, Argyro and Zoras, Stamatis
Abstract

One of the greatest environmental challenges for the sustainability of future cities is the mitigation of the urban heat island phenomenon and thus, improvement of outdoor comfort conditions for people. The emphasis of this work is to analyze how mitigation techniques in a dense urban environment affect microclimate parameters and outdoor thermal comfort. The quantitative differentiation of outdoor thermal comfort conditions through bioclimatic urban redevelopment for an area in the city of Serres, Greece is investigated. The main bioclimatic interventions concern the application of cool paving materials, the increase of vegetated areas and the creation of water surfaces. The analysis and comparison are performed for a hot summer day with the ENVI-met model. Software simulations regarding microclimatic and outdoor thermal comfort conditions are performed for the daytime period 06.00–20.00 (14 h) at the height of 1.8 m from the ground. The examined parameters are air temperature, surface temperature and mean radiant temperature (Tmrt). The evaluation of outdoor thermal comfort conditions is conducted using the index PMV (Predicted Mean Vote), adapted for outdoor conditions. The results of simulations are discussed regarding the assessment of bioclimatic interventions.

KeywordsBioclimatic design; Computational fluid dynamics (CFD); Urban microclimate; Thermal comfort
Year2017
JournalEnergy and Buildings
PublisherElsevier
ISSN03787788
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.11.035
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/622240
hdl:10545/622240
Publication dates20 Nov 2017
Publication process dates
Deposited10 Mar 2018, 11:41
Accepted16 Nov 2017
Rights

Archived with thanks to Energy and Buildings

ContributorsDemocritus University of Thrace
File
File
File Access Level
Open
Permalink -

https://repository.derby.ac.uk/item/92262/the-influence-of-bioclimatic-urban-redevelopment-on-outdoor-thermal-comfort

Download files

  • 10
    total views
  • 1
    total downloads
  • 0
    views this month
  • 0
    downloads this month

Export as

Related outputs

Photovoltaic/Thermal Module Integrated with Nano-Enhanced Phase Change Material: A Numerical Analysis
Cui, Y, Zhu, J., Zoras, S., Hassan, K. and Tong, H. 2022. Photovoltaic/Thermal Module Integrated with Nano-Enhanced Phase Change Material: A Numerical Analysis. Energies. 15 (14), p. 4988. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15144988
A comprehensive review on the output voltage/power of wearable thermoelectric generators concerning their geometry and thermoelectric materials
Soleimani, Zohreh, Zoras, Stamatis, Ceranic, Boris, Cui, yuanlong and Shahzad, Sally 2021. A comprehensive review on the output voltage/power of wearable thermoelectric generators concerning their geometry and thermoelectric materials. Nano Energy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2021.106325
Review of the recent advances in dew point evaporative cooling technology: 3E (energy, economic and environmental) assessments
cui, yuanlong, Zhu, Jie, Zoras, Stamatis and Liu, Lin 2021. Review of the recent advances in dew point evaporative cooling technology: 3E (energy, economic and environmental) assessments. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111345
The cradle to gate life-cycle assessment of thermoelectric materials: A comparison of inorganic, organic and hybrid types
Soleimani, Zohreh, Zoras, Stamatis, Ceranic, Boris, Shahzad, Sally and Cui, Yuanlong 2021. The cradle to gate life-cycle assessment of thermoelectric materials: A comparison of inorganic, organic and hybrid types. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101073
Comprehensive review of the recent advances in PV/T system with loop-pipe configuration and nanofluid
Cui, Yuanlong, Zhu, Jie, Zoras, Stamatis and Zhang, Jizhe 2020. Comprehensive review of the recent advances in PV/T system with loop-pipe configuration and nanofluid. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2020.110254
Energy performance and life cycle cost assessments of a photovoltaic/thermal assisted heat pump system
Cui, Yuanlong, Zhu, Jie, Zoras, Stamatis, Qiao, Yaning and Zhang, Xin 2020. Energy performance and life cycle cost assessments of a photovoltaic/thermal assisted heat pump system. Energy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2020.118108
Design of heat sinks for wearable thermoelectric generators to power personal heating garments: A numerical study
Soleimani, Zohreh, Zoras, Stamatis, Cui, Yuanlong, Ceranic, Boris and Shahzad, Salome 2020. Design of heat sinks for wearable thermoelectric generators to power personal heating garments: A numerical study. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/410/1/012096
Optimization of a wearable thermoelectric generator encapsulated in polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS): A numerical modelling
Soleimani, Zohreh, Zoras, Stamatis, Ceranic, Boris, Cui, Yuanlong and Shahzad, Sally 2020. Optimization of a wearable thermoelectric generator encapsulated in polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS): A numerical modelling. IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/REPE48501.2019.9025156
Energy assessment and economic sensitivity analysis of a grid-connected photovoltaic system
Cui, Yuanlong, Jie, Zhu, Meng, Fanran and Zoras, Stamatis 2019. Energy assessment and economic sensitivity analysis of a grid-connected photovoltaic system. Renewable Energy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.12.127
A review on recent developments of thermoelectric materials for room-temperature applications
Solemaini, Zohreh, Zoras, Stamatis, Ceranic, Boris, Shahzad, Sally and Cui, YUANLONG 2019. A review on recent developments of thermoelectric materials for room-temperature applications. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2019.100604
State-of-the-art review of 3DPV technology: structures and models
Cui, Yuanlong, Zhu, Jie, Stamatis, Zoras, Chen, Xiangjie, Bi, Haixia, Qiao, Yaning and Soleimani, Zohreh 2019. State-of-the-art review of 3DPV technology: structures and models. Energy Conversion and Management. 200, p. 112130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.112130
Design of heat sinks for wearable thermoelectric generators to power personal heating garments: A numerical study
Soleimani, Zohreh, Zoras, Stamatis, Cui, Yuanlong, Ceranic, Boris and Shahzad, Sally 2019. Design of heat sinks for wearable thermoelectric generators to power personal heating garments: A numerical study. IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science.
Techno-economic assessment of the horizontal geothermal heat pump systems: A comprehensive review
Cui, Yuanlong, Jie, Zhu, Ssennoga, Twaha, Junze, Chu, Hongyu, Bai, Xiangjie, Chen, Stamatis, Zoras and Zohreh, Soleimani 2019. Techno-economic assessment of the horizontal geothermal heat pump systems: A comprehensive review. Energy Conversion and Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2019.04.018
Urban environment thermal improvement by the bioclimatic simulation of a populated open urban space in Greece.
Zoras, Stamatis 2013. Urban environment thermal improvement by the bioclimatic simulation of a populated open urban space in Greece. International Journal of Ambient Energy. https://doi.org/10.1080/01430750.2013.829787
Experimental investigation of microclimatic conditions in relation to the built environment in a central urban area in Thessaloniki (Northern Greece): A case study.
Kantzioura, Athena, Kosmopoulos, Panos, Dimoudi, Argyro and Zoras, Stamatis 2015. Experimental investigation of microclimatic conditions in relation to the built environment in a central urban area in Thessaloniki (Northern Greece): A case study. Sustainable Cities and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2015.03.006
Operational precise irrigation for cotton cultivation through the coupling of meteorological and crop growth models.
Tsakmakis, Ioannis, Kokkos, Nikolaos, Pisinaras, Vassilios, Papaevangelou, Vasiliki, Hatzigiannakis, Evangelos, Arampatzis, George, Gikas, Georgios, D., Linker, Raphael, Zoras, Stamatis, Evagelopoulos, Vasilis, Tsihrintzis, Vassilios, A., Battilani, Adriano and Sylaios, Georgios 2016. Operational precise irrigation for cotton cultivation through the coupling of meteorological and crop growth models. Water Resources Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11269-016-1548-7
Transformation of a university building into a zero energy building in Mediterranean climate.
Mytafides, Christos K., Dimoudi, Argyro and Zoras, Stamatis 2017. Transformation of a university building into a zero energy building in Mediterranean climate. Energy and Buildings. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.07.083
Micro- climate adaptation of whole building energy simulation in large complexes.
Zoras, Stamatis, Veranoudis, Sotiris and Dimoudi, Argyro 2017. Micro- climate adaptation of whole building energy simulation in large complexes. Energy and Buildings. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.05.060
Use of cool materials and other bioclimatic interventions in outdoor places in order to mitigate the urban heat island in a medium size city in Greece
Dimoudi, Argyro, Zoras, Stamatis, Kantzioura, A., Stogiannou, X., Kosmopoulos, Panagiotis and Pallas, C. 2014. Use of cool materials and other bioclimatic interventions in outdoor places in order to mitigate the urban heat island in a medium size city in Greece. Sustainable Cities and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2014.04.003
Evaluation of the application of cool materials in urban spaces: A case study in the center of Florina
Zoras, Stamatis, Tsermentselis, Antonios, Kosmopoulos, Panagiotis and Dimoudi, Argyro 2014. Evaluation of the application of cool materials in urban spaces: A case study in the center of Florina. Sustainable Cities and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2014.01.007
Studying the effect of “cool” coatings in street urban canyons and its potential as a heat island mitigation technique
Georgakis, Chrissa, Zoras, Stamatis and Santamouris, Matheos 2014. Studying the effect of “cool” coatings in street urban canyons and its potential as a heat island mitigation technique. Sustainable Cities and Society. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2014.04.002
Bioclimatic rehabilitation of an open market place by a computational fluid dynamics simulation assessment
Zoras, Stamatis, Dimoudi, Argyro, Evagelopoulos, Vasilis, Lyssoudis, Spyros, Dimoudi, Sofia, Tamiolaki, Anna-Maria, Stathis, Vasilis, Polyzakis, Apostolos and Deligiorgi, Euterpi 2015. Bioclimatic rehabilitation of an open market place by a computational fluid dynamics simulation assessment. Future Cities and Environment. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40984-015-0009-4