Simulated and measured performance investigation of a bioclimatic summer residence in Greece

Maria Eleftheria Farmaki, Theodora I. Kyriafini, Marc J. Assael, Konstantinos E. Kakosimos

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The aim of this study is the analysis of a summer residence in Chalkidiki, Greece, designed and constructed according to bioclimatic principles. For example the effective sun protection in the summer, the natural vertical ventilation, the adequate external thermal insulation ensuring a breathing shell, as well as the usage of high-thermal-mass materials indoors. The result is a natural cool environment in the hot months. State-of-the-art tools (RadTherm

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2803-2812
Number of pages10
JournalFresenius Environmental Bulletin
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2016



  • Architectural design
  • Building physics
  • Measurements
  • Mediterranean
  • Thermal analysis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Waste Management and Disposal
  • Pollution

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