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BIPV Product Details
Name projectEnergy roof
CountryGermany, B├╝ttelborn
Year2007-07 (Start of market availability)
PV applicationInclined roof - integrated
Keywords(bipv) building integrated pv
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Product summary
With its patent-pending energy unit, SYSTAIC has created a world first: a polyurethane-encased PV laminate which incorporates a novel cableless and screwless mounting and wiring technology. This technology allows the individual modules to be connected electrically and mechanically in just one step. It can be adapted to any individual roof. The globally tested UV and weather-resistant polyurethane material encases not only the PV laminate, but also a 4-mm-thick pane of non-reflective glass that encapsulates the module. Due to the self-cleaning effect of this uniformly smooth and highly esthetic surface decreased efficiency as the result of dirt build-up or growth of moss is no longer an issue. And even martens have no chance of cutting the connection cables. This is therefore the first system to meet the demands for an esthetically appealing appearance as well as the requirements for economy and functionality while remaining open to integrating various cell technologies. Many energy units - combined with solar-thermal components - form the SYSTAIC energy-generating roof. The SYSTAIC energy-generating roof can, when used as a roof seal, completely replace a conventional roof.

Info on building integration of PV product
The SYSTAIC energy-generating roof visually enriches any building. It can be adapted precisely to the shape of the building structure and forms a unit with the surface used. Possible areas of application include roof components, railing components, entry roofing or skylight glazing. The so-called third skin that additionally generates energy.

Product PV data
Start of market availability2007-07
PV application typeInclined roof - integrated
PV product typeOther PV building element
PV module typePV building elements - other
PV cell typeCrystalline silicon - unknown other or mixed
Total PV power sold0 kWp
Number of products sold0
PV power per unit of product0 kWp
BIPV market segmentResidential
Typical building applied inHouses - single house
New/Retrofit/AddedNew building integration

Special PV product info
Remarks and recommended readingOne energy unit consists of 36 cells generating an average output of 140 Wp. Due to many possibilities to integrate elements such as windows, dormers etc. and differences in roof size the amount of units within one roof can vary. Thus, the total output can reach between 2-5 kWp.
Start of product development2005
Stage of developmentcommercialized
Start of market availability2007-07
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Name manufacturerSystaic
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PV product websitehttp://www.systaic.de/index.php?id=76&L=1
Other websites

1. Systaic_en.pdf (language: english)

(bipv) building integrated pv