Task 56 HIGHLIGHTS

Task 56 Highlights 2019
Task 56 Highlights 2019
January 2020 - PDF 0.18MB
Publisher: Task 56

SHC Task 56 focuses on simulation, laboratory tests and monitoring of multifunctional envelope systems that use and/or control solar energy, influencing thermal energy demand, thermal energy consumption and comfort of the building. The strategic objective of Task 56 is to coordinate the research and innovation effort taking place within the scientific community and the private sector towards broader utilization of envelope integrated technologies.

Task 56 Highlights 2018
Task 56 Highlights 2018
February 2019 - PDF 0.64MB
Publisher: Task 56

The achievements in Task 56 during 2019 are summarised in this issue. Topics are: SWOT analysis of solar envelope systems, the study of solar envelope solutions for office and residential buildings using building and system numerical simulations and one Industry workshop, organized in collaboration with “Smart Energy Green Cities” in Copenhagen, Denmark, in March 2019.

Task 56 Highlights 2017
Task 56 Highlights 2017
January 2018 - PDF 0.67MB
By: Task 56

The achievements in Task 56 during 2017 are summarised in this issue. Task 56 focused on simulation, laboratory tests and monitoring of multifunctional envelope systems. Two industry workshops were arranged. The industry workshop during the Dublin meeting in March 2017 investigated the opportunities and hurdles of solar integrated multifunctional envelopes. During the second workshop in Eindhoven in September, six experts met to discuss their most innovative technologies.

Task 56 Highlights 2016
Task 56 Highlights 2016
April 2017 - PDF 1.8MB
By: Task 56

SHC Task 56 focuses on the analysis, simulation, laboratory testing and onsite monitoring of active envelope solutions that are integrated with building HVAC and comfort systems faced with one of the following: Delivering renewable thermal or/and electric energy to the building’s systems providing heating, cooling and ventilation, or reducing a building’s heating and cooling demands while controlling daylight.