Publications - Scientific Journals
  • Zdankus, T., Cerneckiene, J., Jonynas, R., Stelmokaitis, G., & Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Experimental investigation of a wind to thermal energy hydraulic system. Renewable Energy.​ link

  • Panteli, C., Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Building information modelling applications in smart buildings: From design to commissioning and beyond A critical review. Journal of Cleaner Production, 265, 121766. link

  • Xystouris, K. S., Fokaides, P. A., Antoniadou, P., & Papadopoulos, A. M. (2020). Indoor thermal comfort conditions in summer under subtropical climate conditions. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 39(4), 396-411. link

  • Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Cooperation of EU with Russia in the Field of Energy: A Review. Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports, 1-8. link

  • Apanaviciene, R., Vanagas, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Smart Building Integration into a Smart City (SBISC): Development of a New Evaluation Framework. Energies, 13(9), 2190. link

  • Cerneckiene, J., Zdankus, T., Valancius, R., & Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Numerical Investigation of the impact of longitudinal thermal bridging on energy efficient buildings under humid continental climate conditions: The Case of Lithuania. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 410, No. 1, p. 012105). IOP Publishing. link

  • Apanavičienė, R., Maliejus, K., & Fokaides, P. (2020). Sustainability Assessment of the Building Construction Stage Using Building Sustainability Assessment Schemes (BSAS). In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 410, No. 1, p. 012064). IOP Publishing. link

  • Panteli, C., Polycarpou, K., Morsink-Georgalli, F. Z., Stasiuliene, L., Pupeikis, D., Jurelionis, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Overview of BIM integration into the Construction Sector in European Member States and European Union Acquis. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 410, No. 1, p. 012073). IOP Publishing. link

  • Kavga, A., Vaiciunas, J., & Fokaides, P. A. (2020). Recent Advancements in the Energy Performance of Intelligent Green Houses: A Case Study. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 410, No. 1, p. 012030). IOP Publishing. link

  • Klumbyte, E., Bliudzius, R., & Fokaides, P. (2020). A SIPOC based model for the sustainable management of facilities in social housing. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 410, No. 1, p. 012081). IOP Publishing. link

  • Klumbyte, E., Bliudzius, R., & Fokaides, P. (2020). Development and application of municipal residential buildings facilities management model. Sustainable Cities and Society, 52, 101804. link


  • Reckien, D., Salvia, M., Pietrapertosa, F., Simoes, S. G., Olazabal, M., Hurtado, S. D. G., ... & Fokaides, P. A. (2019). Dedicated versus mainstreaming approaches in local climate plans in Europe. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 112, 948-959. link

  • Arnaoutakis, N., Milousi, M., Papaefthimiou, S., Fokaides, P. A., Caouris, Y. G., & Souliotis, M. (2019). Life cycle assessment as a methodological tool for the optimum design of integrated collector storage solar water heaters. Energy. link

  • Dolmaci, E., Fokaides, P. A., & Polycarpou, P. (2019). Energy and environmental assessment of pellets produced from solid residues of the winery industry. Journal of Power Technologies, 98(5), 382-386. link

  • Lagou, A., Kylili, A., Šadauskienė, J., & Fokaides, P. A. (2019). Numerical investigation of phase change materials (PCM) optimal melting properties and position in building elements under diverse conditions. Construction and Building Materials, 225, 452-464. link

  • Seduikyte, L., Stasiulienė, L., Prasauskas, T., Martuzevičius, D., Černeckienė, J., Ždankus, T., ... & Fokaides, P. (2019). Field Measurements and Numerical Simulation for the Definition of the Thermal Stratification and Ventilation Performance in a Mechanically Ventilated Sports Hall. Energies, 12(12), 2243. link

  • Fokaides, P. A. (2019). Technological developments in land transportation in Cyprus in the early 20th century. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 7(2), 470-476. link


  • Kylili, A., Fokaides, P.A., Ioannides, A., Kalogirou, S (2018). Environmental assessment of solar thermal systems for the industrial sector. Journal of Cleaner Production, 176,  99-109. link

  • Reckien, D., Salvia, M., Heidrich, O., Church, J. M., Pietrapertosa, F., De Gregorio-Hurtado, S., ... & Orru, H. (2018). How are cities planning to respond to climate change? Assessment of local climate plans from 885 cities in the EU-28. Journal of Cleaner Production. link

  • Kavga, A., Souliotis, M., Koumoulos, E. P., Fokaides, P. A., & Charitidis, C. A. (2018). Environmental and nanomechanical testing of an alternative polymer nanocomposite greenhouse covering material. Solar Energy, 159, 1-9. link

  • Souliotis, M., Panaras, G., Fokaides, P. A., Papaefthimiou, S., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2018). Solar water heating for social housing: Energy analysis and life cycle assessment. Energy and Buildings. link

  • Christoforou, E. A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2018). Recent Advancements in Torrefaction of Solid Biomass. Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports, 1-9.  link

  • Fokaides, P.A., Kylili, A., Kyriakides, I. (2018). Boundary Conditions Accuracy Effect on the Numerical Simulations of the Thermal Performance of Building Elements. Energies. 11, 1520. link

  • Panteli, C., Kylili, A., Stasiuliene, L., Seduikyte, L., & Fokaides, P. A. (2018). A Framework for Building Overhang Design using Building Information Modelling and Life Cycle Assessment. Journal of Building Engineering, 20, 248-255. link


  • Christoforou, E. A., Fokaides, P. A., Banks, S. W., Nowakowski, D., Bridgwater, A. V., Stefanidis, S., ... & Lappas, A. A. (2017). Comparative Study on Catalytic and Non-Catalytic Pyrolysis of Olive Mill Solid Wastes. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 9, 301-313. link

  • Kylili, A., Ilic, M., & Fokaides, P. A. (2017). Whole-building Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of a passive house of the sub-tropical climatic zone. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 116, 169-177. link

  • Fokaides P.A., Polycarpou, K, Kalogirou, S (2017). The impact of the implementation of the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive on the European building stock: The case of the Cyprus Land Development Corporation, Energy Policy, 111, 1-8. link

  • Kylili, A, Fokaides, P.A. (2017). Policy trends for the sustainability assessment of construction materials: A review Sustainable Cities and Society, 35, 280-288 link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Panayidou, A., Hadjichristos, C., Phocas, M.C. (2017). Application of non-linear programming to optimize buildings’ solar exposure. Journal of Building Engineering, 11, 127-133. link

  • Exizidou, P., Christoforou, E., & Fokaides, P. A. (2017). Numerical assessment of night ventilation impact on the thermal comfort of vernacular buildings. Journal of Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, 2(1), 2 link

  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2017). A High Performance Controlled Temperature Building Shell for the Sustainable Upgrading of Buildings. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 38, 130-139. link

  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2017). EcoHestia: A Comprehensive Building Environmental Assessment Scheme, Based on Life Cycle Assessment. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 38, 515-521. link

  • Pyrilli, D., Savvides, A.L., Fokaides, P.A. (2017). The Impact of Urban Design on the Realization of the Zero Energy Building Target Through On-site Energy Production: a Case Study. Current Sustainable/Renewable Energy Reports, doi 10.1007/s40518-017-0072-6. link


  • Christoforou, E., Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2016). Technical and economical evaluation of olive mills solid waste pellets. Renewable Energy, 96, 33-41. link

  • Christoforou, E., & Fokaides, P. A. (2016). A review of olive mill solid wastes to energy utilization techniques. Waste Management, 49, 346-363. link

  • Christoforou, E. A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2016). Life cycle assessment (LCA) of olive husk torrefaction. Renewable Energy, 90, 257-266. link

  • Kylili, A., Christoforou, E., & Fokaides, P. A. (2016). Environmental evaluation of biomass pelleting using life cycle assessment. Biomass and Bioenergy, 84, 107-117. link

  • Pyrgou, A., Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2016). The future of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme in Europe: The case of photovoltaics. Energy Policy, 95, 94-102. link

  • Christoforou, E., Fokaides, P. A., Koroneos, C. J., & Recchia, L. (2016). Life Cycle Assessment of first generation energy crops in arid isolated island states: The case of Cyprus. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 14, 1-8. link

  • Kylili, A., Christoforou, E., Fokaides, P. A., & Polycarpou, P. (2016). Multicriteria analysis for the selection of the most appropriate energy crops: the case of Cyprus. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 35(1), 47-58. link

  • Kylili, A., Fokaides, P. A., & Jimenez, P. A. L. (2016). Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) approach in buildings renovation for the sustainability of the built environment: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 56, 906-915. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Jurelionis, A., Gagyte, L., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2016). Mock target IR thermography for indoor air temperature measurement. Applied Energy, 164, 676-685. link

  • Christoforou, E., Kylili, A., Fokaides, P. A., & Ioannou, I. (2016). Cradle to site Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of adobe bricks. Journal of Cleaner Production, 112, 443-452. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Christoforou, E., Ilic, M., & Papadopoulos, A. (2016). Performance of a Passive House under subtropical climatic conditions. Energy and Buildings, 133, 14-31 link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Kylili, A., Nicolaou, L., & Ioannou, B. (2016). The effect of soil sealing on the urban heat island phenomenon. Indoor and Built Environment, 25(7), 1136-1147. link

  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2016). Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Phase Change Materials (PCMs) for building applications: A review. Journal of Building Engineering, 6, 133-143. link

  • Christoforou, E. A., & Fokaides, P. A. Thermochemical Properties of Pellets Derived from Agro-residues and the Wood Industry. Waste and Biomass Valorization, 8, 1325-1330. link


  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2015). European smart cities: The role of zero energy buildings. Sustainable Cities and Society, 15, 86-95. link

  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2015). Competitive auction mechanisms for the promotion renewable energy technologies: The case of the 50MW photovoltaics projects in Cyprus. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 42, 226-233. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Kylili, A., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2015). Phase change materials (PCMs) integrated into transparent building elements: a review. Materials for Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 4(2), 1-13. link

  • Kylili, A., Fokaides, P. A., Vaiciunas, J., & Seduikyte, L. (2015). Integration of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) for sustainable constructions. Journal of Sustainable Architecture and Civil Engineering, 13(4), 28-38. link

  • Erdas, C., Fokaides, P. A., & Charalambous, C. (2015). Ecological footprint analysis based awareness creation for energy efficiency and climate change mitigation measures enhancing the environmental management system of Limassol port. Journal of Cleaner Production, 108, 716-724. link

  • Chrysostomou, C., Kylili, A., Nicolaides, D., & Fokaides, P. A. (2015). Life Cycle Assessment of concrete manufacturing in small isolated states: the case of Cyprus. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, 1-15. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Tofas, L., Polycarpou, P., & Kylili, A. (2015). Sustainability aspects of energy crops in arid isolated island states: the case of Cyprus. Land Use Policy, 49, 264-272. link

  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2015). Numerical simulation of phase change materials for building applications: a review. Advances in Building Energy Research, 1-25. link


  • Koroneos, C. J., Fokaides, P. A., & Christoforou, E. A. (2014). Exergy analysis of a 300 MW lignite thermoelectric power plant. Energy, 75, 304-311. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Christoforou, E. A., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2014). Legislation driven scenarios based on recent construction advancements towards the achievement of nearly zero energy dwellings in the southern European country of Cyprus. Energy, 66, 588-597. link

  • Kylili, A., Fokaides, P. A., Christou, P., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2014). Infrared thermography (IRT) applications for building diagnostics: A review. Applied Energy, 134, 531-549. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., & Papadopoulos, A. M. (2014). Cost-optimal insulation thickness in dry and mesothermal climates: Existing models and their improvement. Energy and Buildings, 68, 203-212. link

  • Christoforou, E. A., Fokaides, P. A., & Kyriakides, I. (2014). Monte Carlo parametric modeling for predicting biomass calorific value. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 118(3), 1789-1796. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Kylili, A., Pyrgou, A., & Koroneos, C. J. (2014). Integration Potentials of Insular Energy Systems to Smart Energy Regions. Energy Technology & Policy, 1(1), 70-83. link

  • Christoforou, E. A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2014). A review of quantification practices for plant-derived biomass potential. International Journal of Green Energy 2015;12:368-378. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Miltiadous, I. C., Neophytou, M. K. A., & Spyridou, L. P. (2014). Promotion of wind energy in isolated energy systems: the case of the Orites wind farm. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 16(3), 477-488. link

  • Neophytou, M. A., Markides, C. N., & Fokaides, P. A. (2014). An experimental study of the flow through and over two dimensional rectangular roughness elements: Deductions for urban boundary layer parameterizations and exchange processes. Physics of Fluids (1994-present), 26(8), 086603. link


  • Kylili, A., & Fokaides, P. A. (2013). Investigation of building integrated photovoltaics potential in achieving the zero energy building target. Indoor and Built Environment, 1420326X13509392. link


  • Fokaides, P. A., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2011). Application of infrared thermography for the determination of the overall heat transfer coefficient (U-Value) in building envelopes. Applied Energy, 88(12), 4358-4365. link

  • Fokaides, P. A., Maxoulis, C. N., Panayiotou, G. P., Neophytou, M. K. A., & Kalogirou, S. A. (2011). Comparison between measured and calculated energy performance for dwellings in a summer dominant environment. Energy and Buildings, 43(11), 3099-3105. link


  • Panayiotou, G. P., Kalogirou, S. A., Florides, G. A., Maxoulis, C. N., Papadopoulos, A. M., Neophytou, M., ... & Georgakis, G. (2010). The characteristics and the energy behaviour of the residential building stock of Cyprus in view of Directive 2002/91/EC. Energy and Buildings, 42(11), 2083-2089. link


  • Fokaides, P., Weiß, M., Kern, M., & Zarzalis, N. (2009). Experimental and numerical investigation of swirl induced self-excited instabilities at the vicinity of an airblast nozzle. Flow, turbulence and combustion, 83(4), 511-533. link


  • Fokaides, P. A., Kasabov, P., & Zarzalis, N. (2008). Experimental investigation of the stability mechanism and emissions of a lifted swirl nonpremixed flame. Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 130(1), 011508. link


  • Koroneos, C., Fokaides, P., & Moussiopoulos, N. (2005). Cyprus energy system and the use of renewable energy sources. Energy, 30(10), 1889-1901. link

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