Tag Archives: BIPV

The CIGS PV Comeback

published 2011 年 09 月 05 日 12:53 | editor | category Analysis
Currently, CIGS (copper, indium, gallium and diselenide) thin-film PVs have limited production volume and market share due to their low energy efficiency - around half the efficiency of their crystalline and silicon counterparts...  more

PV Roof Shingles

published 2011 年 08 月 15 日 15:05 | editor | category Knowledge
Solar roofing shingle and tiles blend traditional roof building techniques, PV advances and water proofing technology to essentially create a functional roof that generates electricity. But unlike big, bulky glass and metal PV p...  more

Solar Windows Help Advance the BIPV Market

published 2011 年 07 月 14 日 15:10 | editor | category Knowledge
Many countries now require double-pane glass in commercial building windows for energy efficiency. In between these panes there is usually a gas that helps to cut down on unwanted heat transfer. But these double-paned windows ha...  more

Innovations in BIPV: Will BIPV’s Growth Follow PV Market?

published 2011 年 07 月 11 日 10:13 | editor | category Knowledge
Building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) refers to solar materials incorporated into the design and construction of a building. Instead of using standard build materials, such as windows, roofing shingles, building envelops, buil...  more