D'Appolonia S.p.A., part of the RINA Group, is the largest fully independent Italian engineering firm which provides integrated services to clients belonging both to the public and the private sector in the energy, environment, construction, oil and gas, transport, electronics and telecommunications domains.
To offer high level services worldwide, D’Appolonia relies on a permanent staff of qualified engineers and scientists, mainly based in the headquarters in Genoa, Italy. Most of the staff has an extended academic and technical background with post-graduate degrees. Their skills are related to civil and structural engineering, earth sciences and geotechnical engineering, hydrology and hydraulic engineering, risk, reliability and safety, chemical and process engineering, transportation systems, mechanical engineering, environmental engineering and science, electronics and telecommunications, aerospace and aeronautics.
In the field of Energy Efficient and Green Buildings, the multidisciplinary staff of D'Appolonia guarantees deep knowledge in materials engineering, advanced insulation systems, their assembly installation, and maintenance. Additionally, in the framework of the European initiative on Smart Cities, D'Appolonia supports city municipalities and public authorities in identifying and targeting all actions which contribute to the achievement of objectives set in their energy plans. Specific skills are related to plants (co-generation and tri-generation), integration of renewable energy sources in buildings, multi-source energy storage systems, new systemic approaches for enhancing overall energy performance of the buildings envelope. Furthermore, D'Appolonia technicians are active in the fields of ICT systems for effective energy management, methods for evaluating the energy footprint of existing buildings and methodologies for effective metering of energy use, and overall LCA of the elements under real use conditions in buildings.
Since its foundation D’Appolonia has participated in more than 20,000 projects worldwide, including most of European countries, United States, Eastern Europe and CIS countries, Northern and West Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, Central and Southern America, and Asia.