Day 1, Session Block E

10:45 Economics and Architectural Integration of PV into Façades

Chair: Christian Renken, CREnergie, Switzerland

The uptake of BIPV within a project environment
  • Integrating technologies into building projects
  • Project management demands on PV integration
  • Structural obstacles to integrating solar technologies into the building envelope

Philippa Boyd, University of Reading, UK

BIPV integration concepts - case studies
  • Formal, technological and energy integration concepts
  • Outcoming and results

Jennifer Adami, EURAC Research, Bolzano, Italy

Bridging the gap between technical and architectural requirements
  • Integrating PV into the design process
  • Design and construction of a façade with CIGS
  • Architectural versus PV requirements

Dieter Geyer, ZSW, Stuttgart, Germany

Brief Presentations

Solar-active components as an integral part of the building envelope

Jochen Weick, Avancis, Germany

12:30 Lunch