Prof. Dr. Luca Baldini
Prof. Dr. Luca Baldini
School of Architecture, Design and Civil Engineering
Position at the ZHAW
Lecturer / Research in Building Energy Systems and Technologies
Co-head Centre of Building Technologies and Processes
Expertise and research interests
Energy in buildings
Building energy systems / building technologies
Thermal energy storage
Dr. sc. ETH
Dipl. Masch.-Ing. ETH
CAS Leadership in Science, FHNW
Lecturer in Master of Integrated Building Systems MIBS, ETH Zurich
Head of research group - Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
Innovation manager - NEST, Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
CEO / Head Development and Distribution of Buidling Technology Components - BS2 AG
Membership of networks
AEE Suisse - member of the scientific council/board/working group thermal storage
- MetaSim – From high-fidelity to data-driven building energy performance simulation / Project leader / Project ongoing
- “Humans-in-the-loop” – An occupant-centric digital framework for sustainable building operation / Team member / Project ongoing
- MoCool - Occupant-centric, mobile, radiant panel cooling for increasing summer comfort in offices / Project leader / Project ongoing
- TCology - Thermo-Chemical Network Ecology / Project leader / Project ongoing
- SWEET DeCarbCH – Decarbonisation of Cooling and Heating in Switzerland / Project leader / Project ongoing
Fumey, Benjamin; Weber, Robert; Baldini, Luca,
Heat transfer constraints and performance mapping of a closed liquid sorption heat storage process.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2023.120755
Fiorentini, Massimo; Heer, Philipp; Baldini, Luca,
Design optimization of a district heating and cooling system with a borehole seasonal thermal energy storage.
262, Part B(125464).
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2022.125464
Fumey, Benjamin; Borgschulte, Andreas; Stoller, Sascha; Fricker, Reto; Knechtle, Ralf; Kaestner, Anders; Trtik, Pavel; Baldini, Luca,
Enhanced gas-liquid absorption through natural convection studied by neutron imaging.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2021.121967
Hadengue, Bruno; Morgenroth, Eberhard; Larsen, Tove A.; Baldini, Luca,
Performance and dynamics of active greywater heat recovery in buildings.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117677
Fiorentini, Massimo; Baldini, Luca,
Control-oriented modelling and operational optimization of a borehole thermal energy storage.
Applied Thermal Engineering.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2021.117518
Tzinnis, Efstratios; Baldini, Luca,
Combining sorption storage and electric heat pumps to foster integration of solar in buildings.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.117455
Silva, Ricardo; Eggimann, Sven; Fierz, Léonie; Fiorentini, Massimo; Orehounig, Kristina; Baldini, Luca,
Opportunities for passive cooling to mitigate the impact of climate change in Switzerland.
Building and Environment.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.108574
Fumey, Benjamin; Baldini, Luca,
Static temperature guideline for comparative testing of sorption heat storage systems for building application.
14(13), pp. 3754.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/en14133754
Fiorentini, Massimo; Vivian, Jacopo; Heer, Philipp; Baldini, Luca,
Design and optimal integration of seasonal borehole thermal energy storage in district heating and cooling networks [paper].
CLIMA 2022 The 14th REHVA HVAC World Congress,.
14th RHEVA HVAC World Congress, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 22-25 May 2022.
TU Delft OPEN.
Available from: https://doi.org/10.34641/clima.2022.64
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW