Coimbatore is home of India’s highest ranking Green Building rated by GBCI under LEED (New Construction v2009), the 2nd in the world: the “Sierra eFacility” building. It scored 103 points out of 110 points in the LEED-NC rating system. It combines transparent photovoltaic glass manufactured by Onyx Solar (1245×635 mm glass units) with conventional glass, achieving an aesthetic and functional result..
To contribute to a multidisciplinary, integrated planning approach by architects, engineers, scientists, manufacturers and the building industry to reduce the energy consumption of buildings is the goal of the Conference on Advanced Building Skins, which attracts 600 participants from over fifty countries.
2,300 sqm of polycrystalline photovoltaic glass manufactured by Onyx Solar will protect Plaza Olivar’s passersby and power the building
The deadlines established by the European Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) are approaching. From January 1st, 2019, all government’s new buildings must be designed to be a nearly zero energy building. From January 2021, this will apply to all the European buildings.
The next phase of the installation of the 5,575 sqm (60,000sqft) of Onyx Solar’s PV Glass at Bell Works’ photovoltaic skylight has begun. In August we sent the last pieces of glass to New Jersey that are being installed in this awesome building. The PV glass will enable the building to generate its own free and clean energy, and it also dresses a space for meeting and being inspired..
The Miami Heat’s American Airlines Arena project has been awarded at the Global 100 awards as the Most Innovative Photovoltaic Glass Project.
Onyx Solar has been awarded 2nd year in a row as Best Global PV Glass provider at the Sustainable Awards 2017, organized by BUILD Magazine. This magazine highlights Onyx’s contribution to sustainable design. BUILD Magazine is one of the key publications in the building sector.