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BIPV Product Summary
© Vidursolar, 2007
Name productVIDURSOLAR: Glass-glass PV module for architectural integration
CountrySpain, Catalonia - Barcelona
Year2006-03-15 (Start of market availability)
PV applicationFaçade - transparent PV facade
Keywords(PV) transparent modules, (PV) building elements, (PV) façades, (PV) shades, (PV) pergola, (bipv) building integrated pv
SummaryThe PV module Vidursolar offers to architects extraordinary possibilities of design, both of the buildings outer skin as well as of the building interior space, by means of its selective light transmission properties. The functional characteristics of Vidursolar PV modules allow its use in multiple applications where both aesthetics and functionality are necessary: sunscreens, façades, curtain walls, glass flat roofs, roofs skylights, persolas, verandahs, etc. Designed as a high technology construction element, it can substitute conventional construction elements by assuming the same functions in terms of safety, solar protection, thermal and acoustic insulation; besides these properties, the PV modules also incorporate an innovative, aesthetical and ecological components. They are custom-designed elements, in order to provide maximum flexibility to an innovative architecture with a wide range of possible finishes, shapes and electrical configurarions.