EPFL spin-off Enerdrape has developed technology that can recover heat from underground parking lots and use it to warm the apartments above.

Its geothermal wall panels are currently undergoing pilot tests at a building in Lausanne’s Sébeillon district.

If enerdrape’s panels prove to be as effective as we expect, we could install then on the soil-abutting walls of a 275-place parking lot, or in some of our other buildings.

Alberto Simonato

Director, Realstone

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