16:00 Evaluating the Performance of PV Façades

Chair: Monika Hall, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Performance analysis of a multi-colored BIPV system
  • New colored PV modules
  • Comparing performances of roof and façade installations
  • Module efficiency analysis

Falk Dorusch, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Muttenz, Switzerland

Evaluating a BiPV sun-shading system with various software and methods
  • Parametric optimization of BiPV façade shading systems
  • Comparative analysis repeated with different software
  • Performance analysis of a BiPV façade versus a traditional one

Marco Lovati, EURAC, Bolzano, Italy

Net-zero energy balance for high-rise buildings
  • Strategies to fulfill the net zero energy balance for a building up to 40 levels
  • Comparison of three apartment buildings with PV on the roof and façade integrated
  • Investigation of a wide range of parameters

Monika Hall, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

Whole building energy analysis of a BIPV curtain wall
  • Integrated dynamic model of an office building with BIPV façade
  • Performance of several BIPV curtain wall configurations
  • Calibration of a BIPV submodel

Wout Parys, KU Leuven, Heverlee, Belgium

Performance analysis of the ZigZagSolar BIPV façade system
  • Comparing experimental data with simulation results
  • Calculating direct and reflected incident radiation

Roland Valckenborg, Solar Energy Application Centre (SEAC), Eindhoven, Netherlands

New paradigm to reduce the capital expenditure for façades
  • Colored façades with active building materials
  • Appealing design, corporate image, free electricity
  • Let your façade generate revenue

Laurent Quittre, ISSOL, Belgium

17:30 End of Conference Day 1