Cool and green roofs. An energy and comfort comparison between passive cooling and mitigation urban heat island techniques for residential buildings in the Mediterranean region
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# Country As %
1 BR 3%
2 ZA 1%
2 CO 1%
2 GB 1%
2 IT 1%
2 AU 1%
2 US 1%
2 PK 1%
2 ES 1%
Other 2%
Unknown 83%
Reader demographics
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 37 46%
Environmental Sciences 22 27%
Earth Sciences 6 7%
Biological Sciences 5 6%
Design 3 3%
Other 6 7%
Readers by professional status Count As %
Student (Master) 24 30%
Ph.D. Student 19 24%
Researcher (at an Academic Institution) 8 10%
Student (Bachelor) 7 8%
Doctoral Student 6 7%
Other 15 18%
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