Task 56
Task 56
SHC Task 56

Building Integrated Solar Envelope Systems

Building Integrated Solar Envelope Systems for HVAC and Lighting


This Task will focus on the critical analysis, simulation, laboratory test and onsite monitoring of envelope systems entailing elements that use and/or control incident solar energy, having one or more of the following uses:

  • To deliver renewable thermal or/and electric energy to the systems providing heating, cooling and ventilation to buildings
  • To reduce heating and cooling demands of buildings, while controlling daylight
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Below: During the last Task 56 Experts meeting in Copenhagen, March 2019; left: Task 56 Industry workshop at SBI and excursion to the International School in Nordhavn [more].


Picture source: M.Meir; C.F. Møller (DK).

Task Information

February 2016January 2020

Dr. Roberto Fedrizzi
+39 0471 055 610

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