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Francesco Salamone

Researcher, ITC-CNR (Public)

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Correlation between Indoor Environmental Data and Biometric Parameters for the Impact Assessment of a Living Wall in a ZEB Lab

Users’ satisfaction in indoor spaces plays a key role in building design. In recent years, scientific research has focused more and more on the effects produced by the presence of greenery solutions in indoor environments. In this study, the...

Evaluation of the Visual Stimuli on Personal Thermal Comfort Perception in Real and Virtual Environments Using Machine Learning Approaches

Personal Thermal Comfort models consider personal user feedback as a target value. The growing development of integrated “smart” devices following the concept of the Internet of Things and data-processing algorithms based on Machine Learning...

Application of IoT and Machine Learning techniques for the assessment of thermal comfort perception

Abstract:   Thermal comfort is traditionally assessed by using the PMV index defined according to the EN ISO 7730:2005 where the user passively interacts with the surrounding environment considering a physic-based model built on a...

Integrated Method for Personal Thermal Comfort Assessment and Optimization through Users’ Feedback, IoT and Machine Learning: A Case Study

Thermal comfort has become a topic issue in building performance assessment as well as energy efficiency. Three methods are mainly recognized for its assessment. Two of them based on standardized methodologies, face the problem by considering the...

Design and Development of a Nearable Wireless System to Control Indoor Air Quality and Indoor Lighting Quality

The article describes the results of the project “open source smart lamp” aimed at designing and developing a smart object able to manage and control the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) of the built environment. A first version of this smart...

A Low-Cost Environmental Monitoring System: How to Prevent Systematic Errors in the Design Phase through the Combined Use of Additive Manufacturing and Thermographic Techniques

nEMoS (nano Environmental Monitoring System) is a 3D-printed device built following the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) approach. It can be connected to the web and it can be used to assess indoor environmental quality (IEQ). It is built using some low-cost...

¨Smart Lamp¨ optimizes indoor thermal comfort and energy savings

Open Source “Smart Lamp” for the Optimization of Plant Systems and Thermal Comfort of Offices   This article describes the design phase, development and practical application of a smart object integrated into a desk lamp...

nano Environmental Monitoring System (nEMoS): IEQ calculation

Design and Development of nEMoS, an All-in-One, Low-Cost, Web-Connected and 3D-Printed Device for Environmental Analysis   The Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) refers to the quality of the environment in relation to the health...

Forced Circulation solar plant: open source energy management systems

An Open Source Low-Cost Wireless Control System for a Forced Circulation Solar Plant The article describes the design phase, development and practical application of a low-cost control system for a forced circulation solar plant in...