FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC SKYLIGHT IN MELBOURNE
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
internal Rate of Return
The General is the first residential project in Australia that has Onyx Solar’s glasses on the façade, in a commitment to high quality and sustainable architecture.
The building has been designed by the architects C.Kairouz. The building has been designed by the architects C.Kairouzand is located in the center of Northcote, in Melbourne.
The amorphous silicon glasses with low transparency and size1245 x 1849 mm (4.08 x 6.06 Ft) have been installed in the railing system at the north facade of the building.
The total installed power capacity reaches 5 kWp, so the energy generated will cover the consumption of light and mechanical equipment in the common areas.
The Onyx Solar glasses allows taking the natural entry of light and to give an innovative design to the building, which has already been granted a 2019-2020 ASIA PACIFIC PROPERTY AWARDS in the “Multiresidential Architecture” and “Residential Development” categories.