EDI research line is about methodologies and certificates to improve the therm-hygrometric comfort inside buildings through the utilization of renewable energy (solar, geothermal, etc.) and new materials, aiming to simple solutions, easy to replicate and to design. Goals:
new calculation tools;
modular fabrication solutions for retrofitting/renewal/new-construction buildings;
new methodologies, integrating several energy sources to achieve efficiency and optimization;
integrated systems to exploit different energy sources (solar, geothermal, etc.) and new materials for HVAC;
characterization of new materials targeted to energy saving in buildings.
Field of application: civil constructions, industrial constructions, social housing, energy efficiency.