NACE Code
F41

Advanced Service Available

CHARACTERIZATION AND EXPERIMENTATION OF TRANSPARENT MATERIALS AND SOLAR SCREENS WITH ANALYSIS OF THE ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS

Innovations and Benefits

ENEA carries out in-depth examinations for the development and characterization of materials, components and systems for the transparent building envelope.
ENEA has experimental equipment for a complete characterization of the materials with advanced optical and thermal measurements: customized UV-Vis-NIR spectrophotometer with large diameter integrating sphere, UV-Vis-NIR commercial spectrophotometer, emissometer, MIR-FIR spectrometer with integrating sphere with gold coating, double and single sample hot plate.
The assessment of materials for building and urban scale applications is performed with advanced computing tools: TRNSYS, EnergyPlus coupled with Design Builder, EnviMet.
On-site monitoring is also carried out.

Use

Applications for transparent building envelope.

Applications and ongoing Activities

Polytechnic of Milan, Polytechnic of Turin, IUAV of Venice, University of Perugia; Research and consultancy activities with important industries of the sector (Mottura, F.lli Giovanardi).

Characteristics

CUSTOM The service can be flexibly adapted to the specific needs of products under development or characterization

Contact person

Michele Zinzi (michele.zinzi <at> enea.it)