The purpose of the paper presented by F. Tinti, A. Barbaresi, M. Ferrari, M. Elkarmoty, D. Torreggiani, P.Tassinari, S. Bonduà (University of Bologna) is to show a three-dimensional representation – based on models calibrated on experimental data – of the underground thermal behaviour affected by a building in a rural area in Italy. Published with the authorization of the Mining-Geology-Petroleum Bullettin – DOI: 10.17794/rgn.2017.3.4