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Stéphane Ginestet


INSA, Civil Engineering Dept.

LMDC, 135 Avenue de Rangueil, 31077 Toulouse, France

Tel: 33 5 61 559 914     Email:


Scientific area of research: energy and buildings, energy storage, urban heat island mitigation



Fundamentals of heat and mass transfers
 Building thermal modeling
Renewable energies in buildings
Eco and Environmental building design



1996   MS., Civil Engineering, INSA Toulouse, France

1996   Civil Engineering degree, INSA Toulouse, France

1997   Agrégation de Génie Civil

2005   Ph.D., Energy, CES, Ecole des Mines ParisTech, France

2017  HDR, Toulouse 3 University Paul Sabatier, France



Lecturer (Professeur agrégé) 1998-2003, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay (ENS de Cachan), France

Lecturer (Professeur agrégé) 2003-2007, University of Bordeaux, IUT Health Safety Environment Dept., France

Associate professor 2007-2010, University of Bordeaux, TREFLE-I2M, France

Associate professor 2010-2019, INSA Toulouse, LMDC, France

Professor since Sept. 2019, INSA Toulouse, LMDC, France

Dean of the Civil Engineering Department, since Jan. 2021, INSA Toulouse, France


Journal articles28 documents

  • Youssef Wardeh, Elias Kinab, Gilles Escadeillas, Pierre Rahme, Stéphane Ginestet. Review of the optimization techniques for cool pavements solutions to mitigate Urban Heat Islands. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 2022, pp.109482. ⟨10.1016/j.buildenv.2022.109482⟩. ⟨hal-03762286⟩
  • A. Egusquiza, Stéphane Ginestet, J.C. Espada, I. Flores-Abascal, C. Garcia-Gafaro, et al.. Co-creation of local eco-rehabilitation strategies for energy improvement of historic urban areas. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, 2021, 135, pp.110332. ⟨10.1016/j.rser.2020.110332⟩. ⟨hal-02956291⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Christina Aschan-Leygonie, Thomas Bayeux, Marion Keirsbulck. Mould in indoor environments: The role of heating, ventilation and fuel poverty. A French perspective. Building and Environment, Elsevier, 2020, 169, pp.106577. ⟨10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106577⟩. ⟨halshs-02448932⟩
  • Khadim Ndiaye, Martin Cyr, Stéphane Ginestet. Development of a cementitious material for thermal energy storage at low temperature. Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 2020, 242, pp.118130. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118130⟩. ⟨hal-02501170⟩
  • Jeff Fahed, Elias Kinab, Stéphane Ginestet, Luc Adolphe. Impact of urban heat island mitigation measures on microclimate and pedestrian comfort in a dense urban district of Lebanon. Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, 2020, 61, pp.102375. ⟨10.1016/j.scs.2020.102375⟩. ⟨hal-02890917⟩
  • Dalel Medjelekh, Amine Kenai, Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Gilles Escadeillas. Multi-technique characterization of ancient materials as part of an eco-renovation of historic centres, case of Cahors centre in France. Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 2020, 250, pp.118894. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.118894⟩. ⟨hal-02531864⟩
  • Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Marion Bonhomme, Gilles Escadeillas, Jonathon Taylor, et al.. Evaluating retrofit options in a historical city center: Relevance of bio-based insulation and the need to consider complex urban form in decision-making. Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 2019, 182, pp.196-204. ⟨hal-02001133⟩
  • L. Koufi, Stéphane Ginestet, Z Younsi. Numerical prediction of surface radiation effect on thermal comfort and indoor air quality in a ventilated cavity heated from below. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, IOP Publishing, 2019, 609, pp.042043. ⟨10.1088/1757-899X/609/4/042043⟩. ⟨hal-02628472⟩
  • S. Ginestet, C. Le Bot. Evaporation flow assessment from petroleum product storage tanks exposed to fire conditions. Oil & Gas Science and Technology - Revue d'IFP Energies nouvelles, Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP), 2018, 73, pp.27. ⟨10.2516/ogst/2018023⟩. ⟨hal-01857313⟩
  • Khadim Ndiaye, Stéphane Ginestet, Martin Cyr. Experimental evaluation of two low temperature energy storage prototypes based on innovative cementitious material. Applied Energy, Elsevier, 2018, 217, pp.47 - 55. ⟨10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.02.136⟩. ⟨hal-01875721⟩
  • Suaad Ridha, Stéphane Ginestet, Sylvie Lorente. Effect of the Shadings Pattern and Greenery Strategies on the Outdoor Thermal Comfort. IACSIT International Journal of Engineering and Technology, 2018, 10 (2), pp.108-114. ⟨10.7763/ijet.2018.V10.1043⟩. ⟨hal-02540813⟩
  • Houlei Zhang, Runfa Zhou, Sylvie Lorente, Stéphane Ginestet. Thermodynamic design of cold storage-based alternate temperature systems. Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier, 2018, 144, pp.736-746. ⟨hal-01973407⟩
  • K. Limam, T. Bouache, Stéphane Ginestet, L. Olea Popescu. Numerical and experimental identification of simplified building walls using the reflective Newton method. Journal of Building Physics, SAGE Publications, 2018, 41 (4), pp.321--338. ⟨10.1177/1744259117699815⟩. ⟨hal-01847517⟩
  • Khadim Ndiaye, Stéphane Ginestet, Martin Cyr. Thermal energy storage based on cementitious materials: A review. AIMS Energy, AIMS Press, 2018, 6 (1), pp.97 - 120. ⟨10.3934/energy.2018.1.97⟩. ⟨hal-01878695⟩
  • Khadim Ndiaye, Martin Cyr, Stéphane Ginestet. Durability and stability of an ettringite-based material for thermal energy storage at low temperature. Cement and Concrete Research, Elsevier, 2017, 99, pp.106-115. ⟨10.1016/j.cemconres.2017.05.001⟩. ⟨hal-02500947⟩
  • Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Marion Bonhomme, Nicolas Moulene, Gilles Escadeillas. The Living Lab methodology for complex environments: Insights from the thermal refurbishment of a historical district in the city of Cahors, France. Energy Research & Social Science, Elsevier, 2017, 32, pp.121--130. ⟨10.1016/j.erss.2017.01.018⟩. ⟨hal-01847547⟩
  • Khadim Ndiaye, Stéphane Ginestet, Martin Cyr. Modelling and experimental study of low temperature energy storage reactor using cementitious material. Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier, 2017, 110, pp.601--615. ⟨10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.08.157⟩. ⟨hal-01847545⟩
  • Tathiane A. L. Martins, Luc Adolphe, Marion Bonhomme, Frederic Bonneaud, Serge Faraut, et al.. Impact of Urban Cool Island measures on outdoor climate and pedestrian comfort: Simulations for a new district of Toulouse, France. Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, 2016, 26, pp.9--26. ⟨10.1016/j.scs.2016.05.003⟩. ⟨hal-01849728⟩
  • Rijaniaina Valery Ratiarisoa, Camille Magniont, Stéphane Ginestet, C. Oms, Gilles Escadeillas. Assessment of distilled lavender stalks as bioaggregate for building materials: Hygrothermal properties, mechanical performance and chemical interactions with mineral pozzolanic binder. Construction and Building Materials, Elsevier, 2016, 124, pp.801--815. ⟨10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.08.011⟩. ⟨hal-01849726⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, P. Stabat, D. Marchio. Control design of open-cycle desiccant cooling systems using a graphical environment tool. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, SAGE Publications, 2016, 24 (4), pp.257-269. ⟨10.1191/0143624403bt076oa⟩. ⟨hal-02540810⟩
  • Marie Duquesne, Jean Toutain, Alain Sempey, Stéphane Ginestet, Elena Palomo Del Barrio. Modeling of a nonlinear thermochemical energy storage by adsorption on zeolites. Applied Thermal Engineering, Elsevier, 2014, 71 (1), pp.469--480. ⟨10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2014.07.002⟩. ⟨hal-01850776⟩
  • Toufik Bouache, Stéphane Ginestet, Karim Limam, Guilherme Lindner, Walter Bosschaerts. Identification of Thermal Characteristics of a Building. Energy Procedia, Elsevier, 2013, 42, pp.280-288. ⟨10.1016/j.egypro.2013.11.028⟩. ⟨hal-02540812⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Dominique Marchio, Olivier Morisot. Improvement of buildings energy efficiency: Comparison, operability and results of commissioning tools. Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, 2013, 76, pp.368-376. ⟨10.1016/j.enconman.2013.07.057⟩. ⟨hal-00880092⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, T. Bouache, K. Limam, G. Lindner. Thermal identification of building multilayer walls using reflective Newton algorithm applied to quadrupole modelling. Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 2013, 60, pp.139-145. ⟨10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.01.011⟩. ⟨hal-02541134⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Dominique Marchio. Retro and on-going commissioning tool applied to an existing building: Operability and results of IPMVP. Energy, Elsevier, 2010, 35 (4), pp.1717-1723. ⟨10.1016/⟩. ⟨hal-00877109⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Dominique Marchio. Control tuning of a simplified VAV system : methodology and impact on energy consumption and IAQ. Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 2010, 42 (8), pp.1205-1214. ⟨10.1016/j.enbuild.2010.02.011⟩. ⟨hal-00509382⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, D. Marchio, O. Morisot. Evaluation of faults impacts on energy consumption and indoor air quality on an air handling unit. Energy and Buildings, Elsevier, 2008, 40 (1), pp.51-57. ⟨10.1016/j.enbuild.2007.01.012⟩. ⟨hal-02540809⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Dominique Marchio. Climatisation d'un bâtiment à l'aide d'un système à débit d'air variable. Impact de la régulation sur la consommation d'énergie et la qualité de l'air.. Annales du Bâtiment et des travaux publics, Eska, 2007, pp.50-54. ⟨hal-00199655⟩

Patents1 document

  • Martin Cyr, Stéphane Ginestet, Khadim Ndiaye. Energy storage/withdrawal system for a facility. France, Patent n° : WO 2017089698 A1. 2017. ⟨hal-02501087⟩

Book sections3 documents

  • Jeff Fahed, Elias Kinab, Stéphane Ginestet, Luc Adolphe. Impact of urban cool strategies on energy performance of HVAC systems in a dense urban district of a Mediterranean city, Beirut, Lebanon. Global Urban Heat Island Mitigation, Elsevier, pp.363-379, 2022, ⟨10.1016/B978-0-323-85539-6.00016-0⟩. ⟨hal-03705006⟩
  • Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Marion Bonhomme, Gilles Escadeillas. Chapter 6 - Performance of bio-based insulation materials in an old building envelope system. Bio-based Materials and Biotechnologies for Eco-efficient Construction, 2020. ⟨hal-02512953⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Dominique Marchio. Control of indoor air quality in buildings: the issues of modelling and the impact on energy consumption. Sophie A. Lynch and Leah K. Moore. Air Quality - New Research, chapter 2 p. 51-84, 2009, 978-1-60456-792-2. ⟨hal-02523956⟩

Books1 document

  • Stéphane Ginestet, Jerome Lopez, Stephanie Decker. Energy Performance of Earth-Air Heat Exchanger: Impact of Various Input Parameters on Simulation Results. Wurtz, E. Int Building Performance Simulation Assoc-Ibpsa, 2013, 978-2-7466-6294-0. ⟨hal-01850814⟩

Conference papers7 documents

  • Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Marion Bonhomme, Gilles Escadeillas. Promoting the use of bio-based insulation for the energy retrofit of historical dwellings, a specific methodology. ICBBM2019 - 3rd International Conference on Bio-Based Building Materials, Jun 2019, Belfast, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-02439306⟩
  • Marion Keirsbulck, Christina Aschan-Leygonie, Thomas Bayeux, Valerie Bex, Gabrielle Boulanger, et al.. Mould exposure in indoor environments: The French ANSES recommendations to reinforce measures for preventing mould growth and the impact on human health. Indoor Air 2018, The 15th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate (ISIAQ), Jul 2018, Philadelphia, United States. ⟨hal-01938563⟩
  • Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Marion Bonhomme, Gilles Escadeillas, Jonathon Taylor, et al.. Hygrothermal modelling of a sustainable retrofit taking into account the urban microclimate. Case study of the medieval city center of Cahors (France). PLEA (Passive Low Energy Architecture), Jul 2017, Edinbourg, United Kingdom. ⟨hal-02157306⟩
  • Tathiane Martins, Stéphane Ginestet, Luc Adolphe, Marion Bonhomme, Serge Faraut, et al.. Etude numérique de l’impact des îlots de fraicheur urbains sur le confort du piéton – Application à l’aménagement du quartier de Montaudran à Toulouse. IBPSA (Conférence Francophone de l'International Building Performance Simulation Association), May 2016, Marne-la-Vallée, France. ⟨hal-02157302⟩
  • Sophie Claude, Stéphane Ginestet, Gilles Escadeillas, Marion Bonhomme. In-situ analysis of thermal performance of dwellings of the medieval center of Cahors befor thermal rehabilitation. 41st IAHS World Congress (International Association for Housing), Sep 2016, Albufeira, Portugal. ⟨hal-02156986⟩
  • Tathiane Martins, Luc Adolphe, Marion Bonhomme, Serge Faraut, Stéphane Ginestet, et al.. Creating Urban Cool Islands effects for summer season in Toulouse new area. 9ème conférence ICUC (International Conference on Urban Climate), Jul 2015, Toulouse, France. ⟨hal-02157152⟩
  • Stéphane Ginestet, Dominique Marchio. Analyse de méthodes de prise en charge et d'évaluation d'un système CVC. Application à la mise en oeuvre d'une mesure d'économie d'énergie dans un bâtiment existant. IBPSA (International Building Performance Simulation Association) 2008, Nov 2008, Lyon, France. pp. ⟨hal-00817289⟩

Reports2 documents

  • Christina Aschan-Leygonie, Thomas Bayeux, Valerie Bex, Gabrielle Boulanger, Stéphane Bretagne, et al.. Moisissures dans le bâti. Avis de l’Anses. Rapport d’expertise collective.. [Autre] ANSES. 2016. ⟨halshs-02071681⟩
  • Marion Bonhomme, Serge Faraut, Tathiane Martins, Frederic Bonneaud, Charlotte Michel, et al.. Projet IFU, Ilots de Fraicheur Urbains. [Rapport de recherche] ADEME. 2015. ⟨hal-02161236⟩