Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 3511–3519, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-3511-2021

Special issue: The PALM model system 6.0 for atmospheric and oceanic boundary-layer...

Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 3511–3519, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-3511-2021

Model description paper 10 Jun 2021

Model description paper | 10 Jun 2021

Building indoor model in PALM-4U: indoor climate, energy demand, and the interaction between buildings and the urban microclimate

Jens Pfafferott et al.

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The building model is integrated via an urban surface model into the urban climate model. There is a strong interaction between the built environment and the urban climate. According to the building energy concept, the energy demand results in a waste heat; this is directly transferred to the urban environment. The impact of buildings on the urban climate is defined by different physical building parameters with different technical facilities for ventilation, heating and cooling.