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BIPV Product Summary
© Rheinzink
Name productPV Quickstep
CountryGermany, Datteln
Year2003 (Start of market availability)
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
Keywords(bipv) building integrated pv, (PV) building elements, installation, (PV) architecture
SummaryThe QUICK STEP-Solar PV system has succeeded in integrating ecological solar energy production and modern roofing architecture. Solar modules are adhered directly onto individual QUICK STEP panels using a transparent high tech adhesive. The production of these solar panels is thus realized using progressive technology.The result is a durable flexible connection of RHEINZINK® and glass, which meets the specific requirements pertaining to light penetration, weather and aging resistance perfectly. When subjected to moist or dry conditions, cold or extreme heat – the adhesive strip maintains its performance. Durable ageing-resistance was established in extensive lab tests as well as in the field.