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Energy House 2.0 on the way in Salford
In the new facility the University’s energy and environment academics will be able to create snow, rain, wind or solar exposure in two giant chambers. Different conditions can be generated by a state-of-the-art heating, ventilating and air conditioning system. Temperatures can be plunged to -20°C and raised to 40°C.
The project, the largest of its kind in Europe, has been part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund. The University has expertise in buildings and energy efficiency with research undertaken for over ten years in the original Salford Energy House built in 2011.
Photo: University of Salford