The headquarters of Danish financial services company ALM Brand in Copenhagen, Denmark, has been successfully transformed to an “active energy generation” building thanks to its new façade. As part of the renovation, the 18 year old building’s ventilated double skin wall with integrated wind breaks and sun shades has been replaced with a contemporary façade which incorporates Pilkington Planar solar panels.
Alubel’s metal roof and wall cladding production facility in Bagnalo in Piano, Reggio Emilia, Italy is now equipped with a 544 kW roof-integrated solar power system. Installed by Conergy, the PV system utilizes around 2,300 Conergy PowerPlus modules which cover an area of more than 9,000 square metres atop the factory's metal roof. The system also has 33 Conergy IPG T converters.
Maslan Farm is a Grade 2 listed barn conversion in Wiltshire. The roof of the conversion is equipped with a 1kW installation of Solar Slate panels.
This 241.31kW project is particularly high-profile, creating substantial public interest due to its technical complexity and the fact that the work is being undertaken whilst the station is fully operational. The project combines modern design, technology and sustainability with the flair of one of the UK’s most iconic Grade 1 listed buildings.
Renolit’s project is a so called Semi-BIPV system, a simplified integrated system, which is specified by French government regulations. The 3.9MW installation is equipped with 19,459 PV panels and Renolit’s Alkorplan in combination with the Alkorsolar fixing system and Renolit's mounting system.
This high-profile landmark building is equipped with 384m² of Romag Powerglaz solar PV panels to provide an elegant and robust exterior finish and a highly-visible statement to Newham Borough about sustainable energy. The façade system has a capacity of 50.1kW and an estimated output of 29,000kWh per year.
Openness, transparency and energy efficiency – those are the qualities the new customer centre for the Constance municipal utilities should display. The result is an aesthetically sophisticated building that will produce more energy that it requires.
This building is a world premiere: For the first time, the Galaxy Energy Inroof System has been combined with a SolarIce heating system by ISOCAL. The building produces more energy than it needs - in an industrial scale. The entire roof of Galaxy Energy’s new company headquarters is made up of more than 1500 PV modules with transparent back foils, producing 350kWp. The company is manufacturer and installer of the modules.
This UK-based building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) system was completed on behalf of Tony Dawkins, who was keen to involve renewable energy in the plans for his home. Mr. Dawkins decided on a 3.17kWp system consisting of 72 Redland Duoplain PV Tiles. By opting for a BIPV solution, he was able to fit the PV tiles fitting flush with the surrounding Duoplain concrete tiles in order to achieve an aesthetically pleasing roof which also satisfied planning requirements.
Simone Niggli-Luder, the multiple world champion in orienteering racing, is now residing in an EnergyPlus house, which was built to comply with the Minergie standard and produces more energy than it uses.