Environmental safeguarding

HypérTracker

Energy is what moves us forward. The quest for new convenient energy sources has accompanied the human species throughout its evolution, until the great breakthrough carried by the Second Industrial Revolution, with the introduction of steam machines. However, the consumption of unrenewable sources along with questionable energy policies, soon led to critical downsides: the catastrophic …

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ENERCHAINGE

The EnerChainge project, conducted together with the partner company Edison, has the goal to investigate the properties and limitations of blockchain technology with an emphasis on the energy sector, and to design and develop a working prototype to address a specific energy related problem. The resulting solution is Virdis, an innovative, blockchain-based green energy tracker …

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DRIVE-EN

DRIVE-EN project investigates how the refurbishment of former industrial buildings can act as a driver for territorial regeneration, by taking Olivetti factory as emblematic case-study.The final goal of the project is therefore to define several guidelines of intervention on industrial built heritage, which will possibly become a model for similar works.To get this result, two …

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DAHEC: Data Analytics for Household Energy Consumption

DAHEC (Data Analytics for Household Energy Consumption) project aims to analyse and validate novel market opportunities through virtual pilot projects fed with synthetic but realistic disaggregated consumption data, overcoming the obstacles of real pilot projects. The synthetic data are outputs of a simulator of households’ energy consumption, ad-hoc implemented during the project. The innovative path …

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Domestic Technology Evolution: Environmental and Behavioural Changes in People’s Life

Domestic environments change in time together with new lifestyles and new building and technical systems solutions. The rapid evolution and the wide diffusion of new information technologies is one of the phenomena that mostly characterizes the contemporaneity, together with other important trends related to the environment – climatic changes and iniquitous use of natural resources …

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Corridor V: Territorial Policies and Local Development

The purpose of the project is to verify to what extent the so-called “Corridor policies”: – are considered by territorial bodies as an opportunity to support territorial and/or urban policies and are taken into account by economic subjects as means of subsisting initiatives of local development; – really act as an engine for sustainable development …

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R(UE)²: Rational and sustainable use of energy in urban environments

The exploitation of primary energy resources together with the environmental pollution impacts are linked problems which need an integrated and multidisciplinary solution process. Particular solutions have to be found in urban environment where other critical aspects are present: traffic, residential heating and cooling, etc.. The application of some technologies as cogeneration or trigeneration allow a …

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