Roberts, J.A., De Michele, G., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A., Avesani, S.
Impact of active façade control parameters and sensor network complexity on comfort and efficiency: A residential Italian case-study.
Energy and Buildings 255, 111650, 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.111650

Zaniboni, L., Khanie, M.S., Pernigotto, G., Toftum, J.,Gasparella, A., Olesen, B.W.
Lighting conditions in physiotherapy centres: a comparative field study.
Lighting Research & Technology, IN PRESS, 2022.

Morandi, F., Santoni, A., Fausti, P., Garai, M.
Determination of the dispersion relation in cross-laminated timber plates: Benchmarking of time- and frequency-domain methods.
Applied Acoustics 185, 108400, 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2021.108400

Caniato M., Gasparella A., Bettarello F., Santoni A., Fausti P., Granzotto N., Bécot F.X., Chevillotte F., Jaouen L., Borello G., Robin O., Atalla N.
A reliability study concerning the acoustic simulations of timber elements for buildings.
Construction and Building Materials 315, 125765, 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125765


Zaniboni, L., Pernigotto, G., Toftum, J.,Gasparella, A., Olesen, B.W.
Thermal comfort in physiotherapy centers: Evaluation of the neutral temperature and interaction with the other comfort domains.
Building and Environment 206, 108289, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.108289

Haneef, F., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A., Kämpf, J.H.
Application of urban scale energy modelling and multi-objective optimization techniques for building energy renovation at district scale.
Sustainability 13(20), 11554, 2021. DOI: 10.3390/su132011554

Bishara, N., Pernigotto, G., Prada, A., Baratieri, M., Gasparella, A.
Experimental determination of the building envelope’s dynamic thermal characteristics in consideration of hygrothermal modelling – Assessment of methods and sources of uncertainty.
Energy and Buildings 236, 110798, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2021.110798

Caniato, M., Bettarello, F., Gasparella, A.
Indoor and outdoor noise changes due to the COVID-19 lockdown and their effects on individuals’ expectations and preferences.
Scientific Reports 11(1), 16533. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-021-96098-w

Caniato, M., Marzi, A., Monteiro da Silva, S., Gasparella, A.
A review of the thermal and acoustic properties of materials for timber building construction.
Journal of Building Engineering 43, 103066, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.jobe.2021.103066

Bettarello, F., Gasparella, A., Caniato, M.
The influence of floor layering on airborne sound insulation and impact noise reduction: A study on cross laminated timber (CLT) structures.
Applied Sciences (Switzerland) 11(13), 5938, 2021. DOI: 10.3390/app11135938

Caniato, M., Cozzarini, L., Schmid, C., Gasparella, A.
Acoustic and thermal characterization of a novel sustainable material incorporating recycled microplastic waste.
Sustainable Materials and Technologies 28, e00274, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.susmat.2021.e00274

Caniato, M., Marzi, A., Gasparella, A.
How much COVID-19 face protections influence speech intelligibility in classrooms?
Applied Acoustics 178, 108051, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2021.108051

Conejo-Fernández, J., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A.
Including the effect of solar radiation in dynamic indoor thermal comfort indices.
Renewable Energy 165, 151-161, 2021. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.11.005

Bettarello, F., Caniato, M., Scavuzzo, G., Gasparella, A., 2021.
Indoor acoustic requirements for autism-friendly spaces.
Applied Sciences (Switzerland) 11(9), 3942, 2021. DOI: 10.3390/app11093942


Menapace, A., Thellufsen, J.Z., Pernigotto, G., Roberti, F., Gasparella, A., Righetti, M., Baratieri, M., Lund, H.
The design of 100 % renewable smart urban energy systems: The case of Bozen-Bolzano.
Energy 207, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/

Pernigotto, G., Prada, A., Gasparella, A., 2020.
Extreme reference years for building energy performance simulation.
Journal of Building Performance Simulation 13 – Special Issues on “Microclimatic Boundary Conditions in Building Simulation Models”, p. 152-166, 2020. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2019.1585477

Pistore L., Pittana I., Cappelletti F., Romagnoni P., Gasparella A.
Analysis of subjective responses for the evaluation of the indoor environmental quality of an educational building.
Science and Technology for the Built Environment 26(2), 195-209, 2020. DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2019.1649460

Caniato, M.
Sound insulation of complex façades: A complete study combining different numerical approaches.
Applied Acoustics, 169, 107484, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2020.107484

Caniato, M., Bettarello, F., Bonfiglio, P., Gasparella, A.
Extensive investigation of multiphysics approaches in simulation of complex periodic structures.
Applied Acoustics, 77, 107356, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2020.107356

Caniato, M., Schmid, C., Gasparella, A.
A comprehensive analysis of time influence on floating floors: Effects on acoustic performance and occupants’ comfort.
Applied Acoustics, 166, 107339, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2020.107339

Vigna, I., Pernetti, R., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A.
Analysis of the building smart readiness indicator calculation: A comparative case-study with two panels of experts.
Energies, 13(11), 2796, 2020. DOI: 10.3390/en13112796

Zaniboni, L., Pernigotto, G., Toftum, J., Gasparella, A., Olesen, B.W.
Subjective and objective assessment of thermal comfort in physiotherapy centers.
Building and Environment, 176, 106808 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2020.106808

Caniato, M., Kyaw Oo D’Amore, G., Kaspar, J., Gasparella, A.
Sound absorption performance of sustainable foam materials: Application of analytical and numerical tools for the optimization of forecasting models.
Applied Acoustics, 161, art. no. 107166, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2019.107166

Morandi, F., Prato, A., Barbaresi, L., Schiavi, A.
On the diffuseness of the vibrational field of a cross-laminated timber plate: Comparison between theoretical and experimental methods.
Applied Acoustics, 159, 107104, 2020. DOI: 10.1016/j.apacoust.2019.107104


Visentin, C., Prodi, N., Cappelletti, F., Torresin, S., Gasparella, A.
Speech intelligibility and listening effort in university classrooms for native and non-native Italian listeners.
Building Acoustics, 26 (4), pp. 275-291, 2019. DOI: 10.1177/1351010X19882314

Pistore, L., Pernigotto, G., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A., Romagnoni, P.
A stepwise approach integrating feature selection, regression techniques and cluster analysis to identify primary retrofit interventions on large stocks of buildings.
Sustainable Cities and Society, 47, art. no. 101438, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2019.101438

Mainini, A.G., Zani, A., De Michele, G., Speroni, A., Poli, T., Zinzi, M., Gasparella, A.
Daylighting performance of three-dimensional textiles.
Energy and Buildings, 190, pp. 202-215, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.02.036

Caniato, M., Gasparella, A.
Discriminating people’s attitude towards building physical features in sustainable and conventional buildings.
Energies, 12 (8), art. no. 1429, 2019. DOI: 10.3390/en12081429

Gasparella, A., Mahdavi, A.
Special issue on the microclimatic boundary conditions in building simulation models.
Journal of Building Performance Simulation (Editorial), 2019. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2019.1698137

Pernigotto, G., Prada, A., Gasparella, A.
Extreme reference years for building energy performance simulation.
Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 2019.
DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2019.1585477

Pistore, L., Pittana, I., Cappelletti, F., Romagnoni, P., Gasparella, A.
Analysis of subjective responses for the evaluation of the indoor environmental quality of an educational building.
Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2019.1649460

Caniato, M., Bettarello, F., Schmid, C., Fausti, P.
The use of numerical models on service equipment noise prediction in heavyweight and lightweight timber buildings.
Building Acoustics, 26 (1), pp. 35-55, 2019. DOI: 10.1177/1351010X18794523


Caniato, M., Bettarello, F., Gasparella, A.
Energy and Acoustic Performances of Timber in Buildings.
Book chapter, 2018, in: Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.11216-0

Prada, A., Gasparella, A., Baggio, P.
On the performance of meta-models in building design optimization.
Applied Energy, 225, pp. 814-826, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.04.129

Luddeni, G., Krarti, M., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A.
An analysis methodology for large-scale deep energy retrofits of existing building stocks: Case study of the Italian office building.
Sustainable Cities and Society, 41, pp. 296-311, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2018.05.038

Torresin, S., Pernigotto, G., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A.
Combined effects of environmental factors on human perception and objective performance: A review of experimental laboratory works.
Indoor Air, 28 (4), pp. 525-538, 2018. DOI: 10.1111/ina.12457

Prada, A., Pernigotto, G., Baggio, P., Gasparella, A.
Uncertainty propagation of material properties in energy simulation of existing residential buildings: The role of buildings features.
Building Simulation, 11 (3), pp. 449-464, 2018. DOI: 10.1007/s12273-017-0418-4

Gasparella, A., Corrado, V.
Building simulation.
Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 24 (5), pp. 459-460, 2019. (Editorial)
DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2018.1455358

Atzeri, A.M., Gasparella, A., Cappelletti, F., Tzempelikos, A.
Comfort and energy performance analysis of different glazing systems coupled with three shading control strategies.
Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 24 (5), pp. 545-558, 2018. DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2018.1449517

Visentin, C., Prodi, N., Cappelletti, F., Torresin, S., Gasparella, A.
Using listening effort assessment in the acoustical design of rooms for speech.
Building and Environment, 136, pp. 38-53, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2018.03.020

Pinotti, R., Avesani, S., Babich, F., Gasparella, A., Speranza, A.
How to analyse the performances of innovative variable diffusivity membranes integrated within prefabricated timber facades: Computer-based modelling and experimental analysis.
Journal of Facade Design and Engineering, 6 (2), pp. 41-51, 2018. DOI: 10.7480/jfde.2018.2.2083

Vullo, P., Passera, A., Lollini, R., Prada, A., Gasparella, A.
Implementation of a multi-criteria and performance-based procurement procedure for energy retrofitting of facades during early design.
Sustainable Cities and Society, 36, pp. 363-377, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.scs.2017.09.029

De Michele, G., Loonen, R., Saini, H., Favoino, F., Avesani, S., Papaiz, L., Gasparella, A.
Opportunities and challenges for performance prediction of dynamic complex fenestration systems (CFS).
Journal of Facade Design and Engineering, 6 (3), pp. 101-115, 2018. DOI: 10.7480/jfde.2018.3.2531

Zilio, C., Righetti, G., Pernigotto, G., Longo, G.A.
Analysis of the freezing time of chicken breast finite cylinders.
International Journal of Refrigeration, 95, pp. 38-50, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2018.08.013

Caniato, M., Favretto, S., Bettarello, F., Schmid, C.
Acoustic characterization of resonance wood.
Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 104 (6), pp. 1030-1040, 2018. DOI: 10.3813/AAA.919269


Pernigotto, G., Prada, A., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A.
Impact of reference years on the outcome of multi-objective optimization for building energy refurbishment.
Energies, 10 (11), art. no. 1925, 2017. DOI: 10.3390/en10111925

Antonucci, D., Filippi Oberegger, U.F., Pasut, W., Gasparella, A.
Building performance evaluation through a novel feature selection algorithm for automated arx model identification procedures.
Energy and Buildings, 150, pp. 432-446, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.06.009

Tarantini, M., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A.
A co-citation analysis on thermal comfort and productivity aspects in production and office buildings.
Buildings, 7 (2), art. no. 36, 2017. DOI: 10.3390/buildings7020036

Tafelmeier, S., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A.
Annual performance of sensible and total heat recovery in ventilation systems: Humidity control constraints for European climates.
Buildings, 7 (2), art. no. 28, 2017. DOI: 10.3390/buildings7020028

Pavlin, B., Pernigotto, G., Cappelletti, F., Bison, P., Vidoni, R., Gasparella, A.
Real-time monitoring of occupants’ thermal comfort through infrared imaging: A preliminary study.
Buildings, 7 (1), art. no. 10, 2017. DOI: 10.3390/buildings7010010


Patuzzi, F., Prando, D., Vakalis, S., Rizzo, A.M., Chiaramonti, D., Tirler, W., Mimmo, T., Gasparella, A., Baratieri, M.
Small-scale biomass gasification CHP systems: Comparative performance assessment and monitoring experiences in South Tyrol (Italy).
Energy, 112, pp. 285-293, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/

Atzeri, A.M., Cappelletti, F., Tzempelikos, A., Gasparella, A.
Comfort metrics for an integrated evaluation of buildings performance.
Energy and Buildings, 127, pp. 411-424, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.06.007

Carlon, E., Schwarz, M., Prada, A., Golicza, L., Verma, V.K., Baratieri, M., Gasparella, A., Haslinger, W., Schmidl, C.
On-site monitoring and dynamic simulation of a low energy house heated by a pellet boiler.
Energy and Buildings, 116, pp. 296-306, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.01.001

Longo, G.A., Gasparella, A.
Experimental measurement of thermophysical properties of H2O/KCOOH (potassium formate) desiccant.
International Journal of Refrigeration, 62, pp. 106-113, 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2015.10.004

Cappelletti, F., Penna, P., Prada, A., Gasparella, A.
Development of algorithms for building retrofit.
Start-Up Creation: The Smart Eco-Efficient Built Environment, pp. 349-373, 2016. Book Chapter. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-08-100546-0.00014-5


Roberti, F., Oberegger, U.F., Gasparella, A.
Calibrating historic building energy models to hourly indoor air and surface temperatures: Methodology and case study.
Energy and Buildings, 108, pp. 236-243, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.09.010

Penna, P., Prada, A., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A.
Multi-objectives optimization of Energy Efficiency Measures in existing buildings.
Energy and Buildings, 95, pp. 57-69, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.11.003

Arambula Lara, R., Pernigotto, G., Cappelletti, F., Romagnoni, P., Gasparella, A.
Energy audit of schools by means of cluster analysis.
Energy and Buildings, 95, pp. 160-171, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2015.03.036

Prando, D., Renzi, M., Gasparella, A., Baratieri, M.
Monitoring of the energy performance of a district heating CHP plant based on biomass boiler and ORC generator.
Applied Thermal Engineering, 79, pp. 98-107, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.12.063

Longo, G.A., Gasparella, A.
Three years experimental comparative analysis of a desiccant based air conditioning system for a flower greenhouse: Assessment of different desiccants.
Applied Thermal Engineering, 78, pp. 584-590, 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.12.005

Penna, P., Prada, A., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A.
Multi-objective optimization for existing buildings retrofitting under government subsidization.
Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 21 (6), pp. 847-861, 2015.
DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2015.1028867

Shen, H., Tzempelikos, A., Atzeri, A.M., Gasparella, A., Cappelletti, F.
Dynamic Commercial Façades versus Traditional Construction: Energy Performance and Comparative Analysis.
Journal of Energy Engineering, 141 (4), art. no. 04014041, 2015. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EY.1943-7897.0000225

Prando, D., Prada, A., Ochs, F., Gasparella, A., Baratieri, M.
Analysis of the energy and economic impact of cost-optimal buildings refurbishment on district heating systems.
Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 21 (6), pp. 876-891, 2015. DOI: 10.1080/23744731.2015.1040343

Penna, P., Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A., Tahmasebi, F., Mahdavi, A.
Multi-stage calibration of the simulation model of a school building through short-term monitoring.
Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 20, pp. 132-145, 2015.


Pernigotto, G., Prada, A., Gasparella, A., Hensen, J.L.M.
Analysis and improvement of the representativeness of EN ISO 15927-4 reference years for building energy simulation.
Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 7 (6), pp. 391-410, 2014. DOI: 10.1080/19401493.2013.853840

Prando, D., Patuzzi, F., Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A., Baratieri, M.
Biomass gasification systems for residential application: An integrated simulation approach.
Applied Thermal Engineering, 71 (1), pp. 152-160, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.06.043

Pernigotto, G., Prada, A., Cóstola, D., Gasparella, A., Hensen, J.L.M.
Multi-year and reference year weather data for building energy labelling in north Italy climates.
Energy and Buildings, 72, pp. 62-72, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.12.012

Prada, A., Cappelletti, F., Baggio, P., Gasparella, A.
On the effect of material uncertainties in envelope heat transfer simulations.
Energy and Buildings, 71, pp. 53-60, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.11.083

Cappelletti, F., Prada, A., Romagnoni, P., Gasparella, A.
Passive performance of glazed components in heating and cooling of an open-space office under controlled indoor thermal comfort.
Building and Environment, 72, pp. 131-144, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2013.10.022

Patuzzi, F., Gasparella, A., Baratieri, M.
Thermochemical and fluid dynamic model of a bench-scale torrefaction reactor.
Waste and Biomass Valorization, 5 (2), pp. 165-173, 2014. DOI: 10.1007/s12649-013-9236-9


Pernigotto, G., Gasparella, A.
Extensive comparative analysis of building energy simulation codes: Heating and cooling energy needs and peak loads calculation in TRNSYS and EnergyPlus for southern Europe climates.
HVAC and R Research, 19 (5), pp. 481-492, 2013. DOI: 10.1080/10789669.2013.794088

Patuzzi, F., Mimmo, T., Cesco, S., Gasparella, A., Baratieri, M.
Common reeds (Phragmites australis) as sustainable energy source: Experimental and modelling analysis of torrefaction and pyrolysis processes.
GCB Bioenergy, 5 (4), pp. 367-374, 2013. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12000


Longo, G.A., Gasparella, A.
Comparative experimental analysis and modelling of a flower greenhouse equipped with a desiccant system.
Applied Thermal Engineering, 47, pp. 54-62, 2012. DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2012.03.008


Gasparella, A., Pernigotto, G., Baratieri, M., Baggio, P.
Thermal dynamic transfer properties of the opaque envelope: Analytical and numerical tools for the assessment of the response to summer outdoor conditions.
Energy and Buildings, 43 (9), pp. 2509-2517. 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2011.06.004

Cappelletti, F., Gasparella, A., Romagnoni, P., Baggio, P.
Analysis of the influence of installation thermal bridges on windows performance: The case of clay block walls.
Energy and Buildings, 43 (6), pp. 1435-1442, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2011.02.004

Gasparella, A., Pernigotto, G., Cappelletti, F., Romagnoni, P., Baggio, P.
Analysis and modelling of window and glazing systems energy performance for a well insulated residential building.
Energy and Buildings, 43 (4), pp. 1030-1037, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2010.12.032

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