SOLAR DECATHLON SML HOUSE 2012
PHOTOVOLTAIC FAÇADE AND FLOOR
Onyx Solar® took part in the integration of the photovoltaic façade and floor for the 2012 SML System solar house, designed by students and researchers of Architecture and Engineering at CEU University, who were awarded second prize for Innovation.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AMORPHOUS SILICON FAÇADES IN MADRID
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 26 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 100,397 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 197 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 67 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 59 barrels per m2
Opaque laminated double-glazing was used for the façade and floor, chosen in order to achieve a greater output, approximately 3,500 kWh of energy generated per year.