UNIVERSIDAD DE ARCADIA

ARCADIA UNIVERSITY

PHOTOVOLTAIC CANOPY

 

Integration of a photovoltaic sunshade in the new building of Arcadia University Campus, in the state of Pennsylvania (USA).

 

This solution provides a shaded area, totally integrated in the building and designed to measure, with a combination of monocrystalline silicon glass modules of two different sizes, giving the appearance of a mosaic.

 
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FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE  SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC SKYLIGHT IN PENNSYLVANIA 

0,01€ 

Energy cost

28%
Reduction in HVAC energy demands

62%
Internal Rate of Return

<1 year 
Payback

 

Data:

  • superficieTotal Area - 46 M2
  • electricidad generadaElectricity generated in 35 years  - 144.024 kWh
  • puntos de luzTotal lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 297 lighting points
  • emisiones CO2 evitadasAvoided CO2 emmisions in 35 years - 89 CO2
  • barriles petroleo ahorradosBarrels of oil saved in 35 years - 101 barrels

 

 

Furthermore, it generates 4.8 kWh per year and prevents the release of 3.2 tons of CO2 into the atmosphere and the consumption of 3 barrels of oil.

 

The famed Arcadia University was founded in 1853 in Glenside (Pennsylvania) and has over 4,000 students.

 

 

"Onyx Solar® has equipped Arcadia University with an integrated photovoltaic sunshade which has awoken a greater environmental conscience among the students. Onyx™ has done a great job and we recommend them for any project including innovative, high-quality solutions for photovoltaic integration”.

Chris Chapman of Delran Builders, and Site Manager at Arcadia.

 

 

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General Contractor: Delran Builders Inc.

Architect: Kliment Halsband

Client: Arcadia University

 

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