Joined: 14 Feb 2009
Telling Architectural are a designer and distributor of façades for a range of leading Eurpopean manufacturers. We launched Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) panels to our range of façade services. Photovoltaic (PV) solar technology generates energy in the location where it is consumed. This, together with its high degree of flexibility, lead Vidursolar to the claim that they hold "the façade technology of the future” for electricity generation in the new era of sustainable and integrated building.
• Cladding – ventilated façades and curtain walls
• Skylights and Pergolas
• Sunscreens – Brise soleil
• Other applications, artistic or decorative
VIDURSOLAR has more than 45 years glass manufacturing experience for the construction, automotive and industrial sectors with quality control certified according to ISO 9001.
There are range of translucent colours of PVB (blue, green, yellow, violet, red and opaque colours on the rear glass are possible. The cells differ in colour and power levels and are even available perforated for enhanced light transmission.
The ideal inclination is at approx. 40º, with an orientation of due south. In fig 1 the percentage of produced PV energy for different orientations and inclinations in comparison with the ideal is based upon Central Europe