EGU General Assembly 2022
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Protects and heats

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Author: Eurogeologist Walter Tavecchio, CNG Rome, IT

EurGeol number: 1688, Crowd thermal linked third parties



The project combines the building heating / cooling technique with a geotechnical system for attenuating the vibrations induced in the structures by seismic phenomena.

It aims to protect buildings and structures from earthquakes and at the same time provide low enthalpy geothermal energy.

It is applied to the outside of any building: residential, commercial, industrial or sensitive, such as hospitals, theaters, museums, shopping centers, cinemas, supermarkets, skyscrapers, churches, towers, bell towers in urban or archaeological or monumental areas but also in the vicinity of bridges, viaducts and tunnels.

  This system attenuates the vibrations of earthquakes on surface soils and existing structures and produces low-cost geothermal energy by exploiting the perforations already made for the attenuation of vibrations.

How to cite: walter, T.: Protects and heats, EGU General Assembly 2022, Vienna, Austria, 23–27 May 2022, EGU22-811,, 2022.

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