Tanjong Pagar

THE GENERAL

PHOTOVOLTAIC FAÇADE

 

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 architects C.Kairouz has designed this building and is located in the center of Northcote, in Melbourne.

 

 

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FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC FAÇADE IN MELBOURNE

 

<0,02€
Energy cost

49%
Reduction in HVAC energy demands

52%
internal Rate of Return

<2 year 
Payback

 

Data:

  • superficie Total Area - 124 M2
  • electricidad generada Electricity generated in 35 years  - 133,592 kWh
  • puntos de luz Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 262 lighting points
  • emisiones CO2 evitadas  CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 90 Tons of CO2
  • barriles petroleo ahorrados Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 79 barrels

 

 

The amorphous silicon glasses with low transparency and size 1,245 x 1,849 mm (4.08 x 6.06 Ft) have been installed in the railing system at the north facade of the building. Onyx Solar glasses allow the entry of natural light, providing an innovative design to 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 general photovoltaic façade onyx solar

 

 

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Winner: ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE AUSTRALIA AWARD – Asia Pacific Property Awards 2019-2020.
  • Winner: RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA AWARD – Asia Pacific Property Awards 2019-2020.

 

The General Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Architect – C.Kairouz Architects 

Developer – Cedar Group Developments

Photographer – Peter Clarke

 

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