14:00 Designing PV-Façades for Optimized Performance

Chair: Dieter Moor, Ertex Solar, Austria

A grammar-based system for building envelope design to maximize PV performance
  • Design of energy generators for the buildings envelope
  • Conceptual support in the early design stages by software
  • Shape Grammar as design methodology

Daniel Mateus, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Glass-glass photovoltaic modules for BIPV applications
  • Glass-glass PV modules without polymer encapsulation foils
  • TPedge with back-contact cells and structured interconnectors

Max Mittag, Fraunhofer ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Innovative performance-based design concept for curved glass BIPV façades
  • Innovative curved glass Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) façade
  • Integrating active and passive solar technologies into the building envelope
  • Performance-based design methodology for sustainable, high-performance façades

Nebojsa Jakica, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Exceptional BIPV application in Saudi Arabia
  • Fascinating extension of holy mosque in Mecca
  • Covering pedestrian bridges with curved BIPV glass
  • Challenges of desert climate for BIPV modules

Heribert Ley, Sunovation, Germany

Efficient, flexible and affordable BIPV systems and their applications
  • Arres: a full-component system
  • Reduced mounting time as cost saving factor
  • Innovative façade solutions

Rafael Stadelmann, Solarmarkt GmbH, Aarau, Switzerland

Brief Presentations

Solar electric powered heat pump to generate hot water in the façade element

Raphael Knecht, ZHAW School of Engineering, Winterthur, Switzerland

Experiences and results with the implementation of a photovoltaic system integrated in a passive house

Cristina Tanasa, Politehnica University Timisoara, Romania

Dynamic solar shading technologies for application in Energy Frames

Antonio Mollicone, Faculty for the Built Environment, Iklin, Malta

Aesthetics, Economy and Functionality: The PV roof by Designergy

Daniel Lepori, DesignEnergy, Switzerland

15:30 Coffee Break