IDP Library - Coop Valbisagno

Reference person: Annamaria Belleri (EURAC)
Simulation report:

Reference building

Name: Coop Valbisagno
Location: Genua (IT)

General data

Urban context: suburban
Climate: CD
Building: purpose-built
Year of construction: 2006
Year of retrofit:
GLA before retrofit [m²]: 7633
GLA after retrofit [m²]:
Shopping centre size: Small
Shopping centre sub-typology: neighbourhood/community
Food store format: supermarket
Food store vending area [m²]: 1745
Tenants vending area [m²]: 4357
Common areas and galleries [m²]: 1212
Nr of opening hours per day [h/d]: 11.0
Nr of opening days per week [d/w]: 7
Nr of closing days per year (because of holidays) [d/y]: 4.5

Building features

Centre design: enclosed
Shape: 0.4
Orientation: SE/NW
Number of levels above ground: 1
Number of underground levels: 0.5
Parking location: ground and roof level
Number of parking levels: 2
Biologically active area [%]: 0%


Wall structure: pre-fabricated panels
Wall insulation location: none
Wall insulation material:
Wall U-value [W/m²K]: 1.156
WWR - north [%]: 23
WWR - east [%]: 6
WWR - south [%]: 20
WWR - west [%]: 16
Windows U-value [W/m²K]: 3.03
Window glazing g-value [-]: 0.8
Basement/Floor structure: concrete slab
Basement/Floor insulation location: none
Basement/Floor insulation material:
Basement/Floor thermal transmittance [W/m²K]: 1.577
Roof structure: plane - pre-fabricated
Roof insulation location: in
Roof insulation material: oil derivatives
Roof U-value [W/m²K]: 0.473
Vehicle accessible roof covering [%]: 100%
Green roof covering [%]: 0%
ST roof covering [%]: 0%
PV roof covering [%]: 0%
SRR [%]: 0%
Skylight U-value [W/m²K]: -
Skylight glazing g-value [-]: -

Technical room

Location: underground
BMS lighting [Y/N]: N
BMS natural ventilation [Y/N]: N
BMS refrigeration [Y/N]: N
BMS solar thermal system [Y/N]: N
BMS electric storage [Y/N]: N
Ventilation specific power [Wh/m³]: 1.50
Heat recovery thermal efficiency [%]: 50
SPF heating [-]: 2.80
SPF cooling [-]: 2.50

Common areas

Installed lighting power density [W/m²]: 8
Installed electric equipment power density [W/m²]: 10


Installed lighting power density [W/m²]: 30
Installed electric equipment power density [W/m²]: 10

Food store

Installed lighting power density [W/m²]: 30
Installed electric equipment power density [W/m²]: 5

Primary energy consumption

Lighting [kWh/m²-y]: 253
Refrigeration [kWh/m²-y]: 164
Plug loads [kWh/m²-y]: 29
HVAC [kWh/m²-y]: 159
Tot. primary energy [kWh/m²-y]: 605

Carbon emissions

Carbon emissions [tonCO2eq]: 1203


Envelope ineff.1: No shadings
Envelope ineff. 2: No thermal mass activation
Envelope ineff. 3: Inefficient insulation
Lighting ineff.1: Inefficient electronic control gear and lack of sub-system control division.
Lighting ineff. 2: Inefficient room distribution /surfaces
Lighting ineff. 3: No lighting design strategy for entrance and atrium spaces
Refrigeration ineff. 1: Open freezers and refrigerators
Refrigeration ineff. 2: No day covers or plastic strip curtains on open cooling cabinets
Refrigeration ineff. 3: No compressor and evaporator fan controllers
HVAC_general general ineff.: CSD and CAV systems
HVAC_general general ineff.:
HVAC_heating heating ineff.:
HVAC_heating heating ineff.:
HVAC_cooling cooling ineff.:
HVAC_cooling cooling ineff.: Pumps, cooling towers and controls inefficiencies
HVAC_ventilation ventilation ineff.:
HVAC_ventilation ventilation ineff.: Lack of cogeneration or trigeneration

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