Streetcar CarbarN Training CeNTER
Designed by ZGF Architects, this new Car Barn Training Center located in the Washington, D.C. area incorporates a photovoltaic canopy using Onyx Solar’s mono-crystalline Silicon glass on glass units.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC CANOPY IN WASHINGTON
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 69 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 208,761 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 410 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 140 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 123 barrels per m2
The PV Glass make up consists of two layers of 5/16” fully tempered glass with 36x 6” cells embedded in between them. The glass design comes with drills to accommodate spider fittings, and the total system size is 5.76 kWp.
Client: District of Columbia Department of Transportation
Architect: ZGF Architects
General Contractor: Solar Solution, LLC.