The Thermal engineering laboratory (VATL) is the largest laboratory for research work within the technologies of refrigeration, low temperature, combustion, thermal engineering, dewatering, food engineering, indoor energy and environment.
Special laboratories included in VATL:
The Dewatering laboratories have a large diversity of measuring devices and its facilities have a complete line of heat pump and conventional dryers.
The Energy and Indoor Environmental laboratory is equipped with several rigs, test facilities and climate rooms for research within indoor heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
The Hydropower laboratory is equipped with three circulation systems which are very suitable for testing of small test rigs.
The Electrotechnical laboratories (ETL) comprise high voltage, high current and climate labs as well as a number of smaller labs for material testing and analyses. They also include special labs for hyperbaric testing of materials and components for sub-sea power and signal applications for the off-shore industries.
Within the Scandinavian Association for Testing of Electric Power Equipment (SATS) and the Short-Circuit Testing Liaison (STL) SINTEF Energy Research cooperates with other laboratories on a global basis.