CABINET HOUSE

CABINET HOUSE

PHOTOVOLTAIC SKYLIGHT AND FAÇADE

 

Onyx Solar® designed and developed the photovoltaic skylight and façade for the Cabinet House, installed in the MAAXI Museum in Rome, one of the most emblematic creations of the Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid, and selected in 2010 as the best building in the world.

 
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FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AMORPHOUS SILICON FAÇADES IN ROME

<0,04€
Energy cost

29%
Reduction in HVAC energy demands

27%
Internal Rate of Return

<4 years 
Payback

 

Data:

  • electricidad generadaElectricity generated in 35 years  - 26.145 kWh
  • puntos de luzTotal lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 51 lighting points
  • emisiones CO2 evitadasAvoided CO2 emmisions in 35 years - 18 CO2
  • barriles petroleo ahorradosBarrels of oil saved in 35 years - 15 barrels

 

 

The Cabinet House is a prototype of a sustainable residence based on a new form of dividing spaces, bearing in mind contemporary urban lifestyle. Both solutions are comprised of amorphous silicon glass and total an installed power capacity of 645 Wp, generating approximately 900 kWh of clean, sunderived energy per year.

 

The architect Zaha Hadid was the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize (2004). Among her projects, the Maxxi Museum in Rome or the BMW headquarters in Germany are of note.

 

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