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Production of leaflet and brochure

The leaflet will present – in a concentrated form on a 2/3 x A4 format – the main information on the project, namely: title, acronym, addressed call and topic, general information, short description of partners, general objectives, work packages and deliverables. The brochure will present the same information as above, but in a more detailed form – on 8 x A5 pages. Both document will be elaborated by RGS in English language, electronic printable format. Each partner will print the documents in their national language for dissemination purposes. NB - Before this activity, RGS will circulate minimum 3 versions for project's logo and, based on partners opinion, will chose one for the leaflet, brochure and website.

Production of Project Website

The project website will be prepared at the beginning of the project – it will have a public and a private domain for partners. The project website will also contain a discussion forum, in order to promote exchange of information and ideas about the interested stakeholders and information (calendar) on upcoming events, courses, conferences, fairs, etc. The project website will also facilitate the maintenance of social media presence on facebook and on twitter. The project website will be active over the four-year duration of Cheap GSHPs and extended for 2 more years after its completion.

CHEAP GSHPs web platform

Web platform that gives access to the systems developed. The platform will allow the users to introduce the data necessary for the analysis and it will represent the results. The platform will include GIS based visualization of data, and the 3D representation of data on a CityGML city model, when available.

CHEAP GSHPs DSS and web platform user manual

Multi-language user manual that will explain the use of the tools developed. It will include the functionalities of the DSS and the different options available through the web platform. The document will be available in multiple languages and will be the base for the part of the training manual developed in Task 9.2 that corresponds to WP5.

Production of training manual and Technical brochure (in English and in national languages)

The content/chapters of the training manual will derive from the previous WPs conclusions and deliverables, and will be approved by the Project Specific Committee in order to respect the IPR issues stipulated in the consortium agreement. The training manual will also include: short movies, virtual reality animations and interactive learning methods (quiz-es). The manual will keep a reasonable dimension (maximum 250 pages). The training manual will be created in the English language, electronic version. The final linguistic verification will be provided by SLR (the only English native speaking partner). The manual will be than translated in different national languages in the last year of the project. A special “Project Case Studies Guidebook” will be devoted to the application to Historical Building. It will be elaborated in English, electronic format, by RGS and translated in French and Italian by national partners from Italy and France.

Legislation and Regulation Analysis Brochures

Brochures summarising and presenting the regulatory conditions from the different participating countries (9 brochures) for GHSEs identifying how these will be applicable to the new proposed technology.

Publishable summary related to the results described in the first 2 periodic reports

Publishable summary related to the results described in the first 2 periodic reports

Legislation and Regulation Analysis Summary Report

General Report of the current situation of the regulative framework for the SGE systems.

Environmental Impact Assessment Study for each of the real case study locations

Assessment of the potential environmental impacts for the site locations focussing specifically on the Helix collector deployment in near surface condition and the utilisation of new innovative drilling technologies and their environmental impacts.

Report on standards Recommendations

Review of the applicable EU standards to the proposed innovative technologies and proposals of any amendments and recommendations based on the results of the project.

Report on regulatory and Best Practice Recommendations

Presentation of a template best practices and recommendations document transferrable to existing regulatory conditions at the case study locations based on the technologies analysed and their expected impacts.

Standards Overview for each of the case study areas

Applicable standards of materials, heat pumps and drilling equipment currently used in the EU will be taken into consideration. Specific attention will be given to the applicability of the existing standards to all innovations proposed in the project. Recommendations with respect to the applicability or necessary modifications for the successful commercialisation and deployment of the innovations dealt in the project will be prepared ensuring compliance with EN and CE standards.

Transferrable Risk Assessment Matrix

A risk assessment matrix to assess the potential environmental impacts of the deployment of helicoidal and coaxial GSHE based on different receiving environments.


Generalized Pan-European Geological Database for Shallow Geothermal Installations

Auteurs: Johannes Müller, Antonio Galgaro, Giorgia Dalla Santa, Matteo Cultrera, Constantine Karytsas, Dimitrios Mendrinos, Sebastian Pera, Rodolfo Perego, Nick O’Neill, Riccardo Pasquali, Jacques Vercruysse, Leonardo Rossi, Adriana Bernardi, David Bertermann
Publié dans: Geosciences, Issue 8/1, 2018, Page(s) 32, ISSN 2076-3263
DOI: 10.3390/geosciences8010032

Review of Alternative Pipe Materials for Exploiting Shallow Geothermal Energy

Auteurs: Dimitrios Mendrinos, Spyridon Katsantonis, Constantine Karytsas
Publié dans: Innovations in Corrosion and Materials Science (Formerly Recent Patents on Corrosion Science), Issue 7/1, 2017, Page(s) 13-29, ISSN 2352-0949
DOI: 10.2174/2352094907666170327163227

A Database for Climatic Conditions around Europe for Promoting GSHP Solutions

Auteurs: Michele De Carli, Adriana Bernardi, Matteo Cultrera, Giorgia Dalla Santa, Antonino Di Bella, Giuseppe Emmi, Antonio Galgaro, Samantha Graci, Dimitrios Mendrinos, Giulia Mezzasalma, Riccardo Pasquali, Sebastian Pera, Rodolfo Perego, Angelo Zarrella
Publié dans: Geosciences, Issue 8/2, 2018, Page(s) 71, ISSN 2076-3263
DOI: 10.3390/geosciences8020071

Laboratory Measurements of Gravel Thermal Conductivity: An Update Methodological Approach

Auteurs: Giorgia Dalla Santa, Fabio Peron, Antonio Galgaro, Matteo Cultrera, David Bertermann, Johannes Mueller, Adriana Bernardi
Publié dans: Energy Procedia, Issue 125, 2017, Page(s) 671-677, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.287

EU project “Cheap-GSHPs”: the geoexchange field laboratory

Auteurs: Antonio Galgaro, Giorgia Dalla Santa, Matteo Cultrera, David Bertermann, Johannes Mueller, Michele De Carli, Giuseppe Emmi, Angelo Zarrella, Maria Di Tuccio, Luc Pockelé, Giulia Mezzasalma, Mario Psyk, Davide Righini, Michele Bernini, Adriana Bernardi
Publié dans: Energy Procedia, Issue 125, 2017, Page(s) 511-519, ISSN 1876-6102
DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.175

Thermal Response Testing Results of Different Types of Borehole Heat Exchangers: An Analysis and Comparison of Interpretation Methods

Auteurs: Angelo Zarrella, Giuseppe Emmi, Samantha Graci, Michele De Carli, Matteo Cultrera, Giorgia Santa, Antonio Galgaro, David Bertermann, Johannes Müller, Luc Pockelé, Giulia Mezzasalma, Davide Righini, Mario Psyk, Adriana Bernardi
Publié dans: Energies, Issue 10/6, 2017, Page(s) 801, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en10060801

European project “Cheap-GSHPs”: installation and monitoring of newly designed helicoidal ground source heat exchanger on the German test site

Auteurs: David Bertermann, Adriana Bernardi, Luc Pockelé, Antonio Galgaro, Matteo Cultrera, Michele de Carli, Johannes Müller
Publié dans: Environmental Earth Sciences, Issue 77/5, 2018, ISSN 1866-6280
DOI: 10.1007/s12665-018-7343-4

On the Influence of Operational and Control Parameters in Thermal Response Testing of Borehole Heat Exchangers

Auteurs: Borja Badenes, Miguel Mateo Pla, Lenin Lemus-Zúñiga, Begoña Sáiz Mauleón, Javier Urchueguía
Publié dans: Energies, Issue 10/9, 2017, Page(s) 1328, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en10091328

How Reliable Are Standard Thermal Response Tests? An Assessment Based on Long-Term Thermal Response Tests Under Different Operational Conditions

Auteurs: Javier Urchueguía, Lenin-Guillermo Lemus-Zúñiga, Jose-Vicente Oliver-Villanueva, Borja Badenes, Miguel Pla, José Cuevas
Publié dans: Energies, Issue 11/12, 2018, Page(s) 3347, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en11123347

Simulation-Based Comparison Between the Thermal Behavior of Coaxial and Double U-Tube Borehole Heat Exchangers

Auteurs: Quaggiotto, Zarrella, Emmi, De Carli, Pockelé, Vercruysse, Psyk, Righini, Galgaro, Mendrinos, Bernardi
Publié dans: Energies, Issue 12/12, 2019, Page(s) 2321, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12122321

A European Database of Building Energy Profiles to Support the Design of Ground Source Heat Pumps

Auteurs: Laura Carnieletto, Borja Badenes, Marco Belliardi, Adriana Bernardi, Samantha Graci, Giuseppe Emmi, Javier F. Urchueguía, Angelo Zarrella, Antonino Di Bella, Giorgia Dalla Santa, Antonio Galgaro, Giulia Mezzasalma, Michele De Carli
Publié dans: Energies, Issue 12/13, 2019, Page(s) 2496, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12132496

Techno-Economic Mapping for the Improvement of Shallow Geothermal Management in Southern Switzerland

Auteurs: Rodolfo Perego, Sebastian Pera, Antonio Galgaro
Publié dans: Energies, Issue 12/2, 2019, Page(s) 279, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en12020279

Transport properties of water-based nanofluids with dispersion of graphene-oxide nanoparticles

Auteurs: L. Fedele, S. Bobbo
Publié dans: 2017

Cheap-GSHPs, an European project aiming cost-reducing innovations for shallow geothermal installations. - Geological data reinterpretation

Auteurs: Bertermann D., Müller J., Galgaro A., Cultrera M., Bernardi A. & Di Sipio E.
Publié dans: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Issue Vol.18, 2016
DOI: 10.13140/rg.2.1.1599.0643

Geothermal Energy Use, Country Update for Greece

Auteurs: M. Papachristou, D. Mendrinos, P. Dalampakis, A. Arvanitis, C. Karytsas, N. Andritsos
Publié dans: European Geothermal Congress 2016, 2016
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1493055

Multi-parameter low enthalpy geothermal mapping of Cantone Ticino

Auteurs: Perego, Rodolfo and Pera, Sebastian and Belliardi, Marco
Publié dans: Swiss Geoscience Meeting 2016 Proceedings, Issue 2 pages, 2016

Monitoring results after 12 months of provision of heating and cooling at the 8 demonstration buildings of the European project “Ground-Med”

Auteurs: D. Mendrinos and C. Karytsas
Publié dans: European Geothermal Congress 2016 (19-24 Sept 2016), 2016
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1459666

Pipe materials for borehole heat exchangers

Auteurs: D. Mendrinos, S. Katsantonis, C. Karytsas
Publié dans: European Geothermal Congress 2016, 2016
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1459696

Characterization of nanofluids formed by fumed Al2O3 in water for geothermal applications

Auteurs: Sergio BOBBO , Laura COLLA , Antonella BARIZZA , Stefano ROSSI , Laura FEDELE
Publié dans: Proc. 16th International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference at Purdue, July 11-14, 2016, 2016

A data base for European climatic data for energy potentials and mapping

Auteurs: A. Bernardi, M. De Carli, Maria Di Tuccio, G. Emmi, A.Galgaro, S. Graci, S. Pera, A.Vivarelli, A. Zarrella
Publié dans: CLIMA 2016, 2016

Definition of Standardized Energy Profiles for Heating and Cooling of Buildings

Auteurs: B. Badenes, M. Belliardi, A. Bernardi, M.De Carli, M. Di Tuccio, G. Emmi, A. Galgaro, S. Graci, L. Pockele, A. Vivarelli, S. Pera, J. F. Urchueguía, A. Zarrella
Publié dans: CLIMA 2016, 2016

Shallow geothermal energy: Cheap-GSHPs project for the improvement of drilling/installation technologies and the design of Ground Source Heat Exchangers to enhance safety and reduce costs.

Auteurs: A. Bernardi , L. Pockelé, A. Vivarelli, M.C. Di Tuccio, A. Galgaro, M. De Carli, G. Mezzasalma, E. Di Sipio
Publié dans: "European Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Conference"", World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) conference", 2016

Geothermal energy, an exploitable renewable energy sourse

Auteurs: I. Chaldezos, S Karitsas, C. Karitsas
Publié dans: 2016

Geothermal R&D, new projects and perspectives for applied as well as basic scientific research

Auteurs: Thomas Reinsch, Ernst Huenges, David Bruhn, Ingolfur Thorbjörnsson, Robert Gavriliuc, Jan Diederik van Wees
Publié dans: European Geothermal Congress 2016, 2016

CHEAP and safe, an European Project for chepear and safer low enthalpy geothermal applications. A geological context point of view.

Auteurs: Antonio G., Bernardi, A., Bertermann D., Bison, P., de Carli, M., di Tuccio, M., Cultrera, M., di Sipio, E., Emmi, G., Graci, S., Zarella, A., Mezzasalma, G., Pockele, L., Muller, J., O’Neil, N.
Publié dans: European Geothermal Congress 2016, 2016

Environmental hazards due to extreme thermal stress induced by borehole heat exchangers

Auteurs: Galgaro, A., Dalla Santa, G., Cola, S., Tateo, F.
Publié dans: European Geothermal Congress 2016, 2016

Environmental impact of energy efficiency improvement of listed historical buildings through shallow geothermal systems

Auteurs: Gianluca Cadelano, Riccardo Pasquali, Nick O’Neill, Francesca Becherini, Francesco Cicolin, Giulia Mezzasalma , Giorgia Dalla Santa, Giuseppe Emmi, Adriana Bernardi

Economic, geological and technical potential mapping test for GSHP systems in Europe

Auteurs: Perego R., Pera S., Galgaro A., Dalla Santa G., Cultrera M., and De Carli M., Emmi G., Bertermann D., Müller J.,  Mendrinos D., Karytsas C., Vercruysse J., Pasquali R., O'Neill N., Bernardi A.
Publié dans: 2019

New tools to support the designing of efficient and reliable ground source heat exchangers: the Cheap-GSHPs databases and maps

Auteurs: Galgaro A, Dalla Santa G, De Carli M, Emmi G, Berterman D, Mueller J, Castelruiz A, Perego R, Pera S, Mezzasalma G, Bernardi A
Publié dans: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Issue Vol. 21, EGU2019-17924, 2019, 2019

Mapping the techno-economic potential of closed-loop geothermal systems: a Europe-tested method

Auteurs: Perego R., Pera S., Galgaro A., Dalla Santa G., Cultrera M., and De Carli M., Emmi G., Bertermann D., Müller J.,  Mendrinos D., Karytsas C., Vercruysse J., Pasquali R., O'Neill N., Bernardi A.
Publié dans: 2018

Geotermia a bassa entalpia per gli edifici storici

Auteurs: e-magazine editorial staff
Publié dans: e-magazine CasaeClima, 2015

Cheap-GSHPs project: a valuable experience in shallow geothermal systems for heating and coolign in buildings

Auteurs: A. Bernardi
Publié dans: 2016