The Miami Design District welcomes Onyx Solar’s Photovoltaic (PV) Glass with the opening of Balenciaga’s most sustainable flagship store worldwide, which features an impressive storefront made of PV glass. Spearheaded by Balenciaga’s Artistic Director Demna Gvasalia, this is the 12th store of the luxury fashion company in the USA and the first of this kind worldwide.
FEATURED PROJECT -THE LIFE SCIENCE BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
The College of Arts and Sciences at University of Washington is getting ready to soon open a spectacular, modern research and instructional space called the Life Sciences Building (LSB), which will provide students with over 170,000 square foot of open and flexible lab space, to boost a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach to research in the field of Biology.
This week Heineken has opened a new brewery in Chihuahua – Mexico, which is set to become the group’s most efficient production plant in the world. The opening event has gathered all Heineken’s global executive team, Government officials and over eighty accredited media. This new plant – the company’s seventh in the country, will add a production capacity of 600 million liters per year, and will run 100% on renewable energies.
- Garden Design Journal: "Garden materials of the future"
- ÁvilaRed: "Onyx entra en un proyecto europeo para lograr edificios de escaso consumo energético"
- PV Magazine: "REZBUILD project: an innovative refurbishment ecosystem for Near Zero Energy Building in Europe"
- EcoInventos: "Caminar sobre la energía solar es posible con el suelo fotovoltaico de Onyx Solar"
Onyx Solar takes part in the European project REZBUILD (Refurbishment decision making platform through advanced technologies for near Zero Energy Building Renovation), which main goal is to develop one refurbishment ecosystem based on the integration of cost-effective technologies, business models and life cycle interaction for deep NZEB renovation to diverse residential renovation typologies and interconnecting both, building renovation stages and stakeholders.
Onyx Solar has developed the first transparent, low-emissivity photovoltaic glass in the market. Our PV glass shows the same mechanical properties as a conventional, architectural glass used in construction. However, in addition, it also generates free and clean energy thanks to the sun. Moreover, its optimized solar factor enhances thermal comfort inside the building; it completely offsets the energy demand for indoor air conditioning; and it drastically reduces the cost of electricity.
Solar energy could be the world’s largest source of energy by 2050. According to data from GTM Research and published by the World Economic Forum, the rapid adoption of solar power could mean that its global gigawatt capacity could rival that of nuclear power by the end of 2017.