In Manhattan, New York, this private residence in the Lower East Side has trusted Onyx Solar for the installation of a photovoltaic walkable floor for the renovation of its penthouse.
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Reduction in HVAC energy demands
internal Rate of Return
< 2 years
- Total Area - 20 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 21,003 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 41 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 14 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 12 barrels per m2
This project has been carried out along with Solar Deck combining photovoltaic glass pieces of multiple colors and sizes in the outdoor space of the terrace. Up to 50 units of pavers of different dimensions are placed in a surface of 20 sqm (215 square feet). Its LED lighting will certainly intensify the vibrant colors of the units.
A great retrofit project by Onyx Solar which represents a perfect breakthrough solution for better use and performance of the city’s highly expensive soil.
It fulfils all safety standards complying with non-slip regulations and it is beautifully integrated into the building.