Smart Cities and Positive Energy Districts
Urban Perspectives in 2021
Maestosi, Paola Clerici (editor)
The book Smart Cities and Positive Energy Districts: Urban Perspectives in 2020 is the second book published by MDPI on the topic. It highlights the most recent internationally/nationally funded projects on Smart Cities and Positive Energy Districts, providing readers with an overview of the most recent and effective solutions to support the transition of urban areas towards climate neutrality as well as inspiring solutions not only for researchers but for local governments who seek to transform urban areas into sustainable places.
Keywordsbuilding dynamics; occupants’ comfort; energy efficiency; information and communication technologies; COVID-19 scenario; human interaction; Positive Energy District; smart districts; building performance simulation; sustainable large-scale renovation model; Driving Urban Transition; Renovation Wave; neighbourhoods; positive energy districts; sustainable urban areas; energy production; energy flexibility; economic costs; indoor environmental quality; social performance; Positive Energy Districts; urban typology; energy modelling; energy and climate goals; sustainable urban development; energy sufficiency; deep energy retrofit; building thermal mass; positive energy district; yearly energy balance; seasonal energy balance; residential buildings; district heating; renewable energy resources; PED boundary; multi-criteria decision analyses; geographic information systems; GIS overlay analyses; positive energy district (PED); enabling solution for PED transition; energy efficiency in buildings and real estate; n/a
Publication date and placeBasel, 2022
Research & information: general