US EMBASSY OF JAKARTA
Designed and built by renowned BL Harbert International, this new state-of-the-art, 4,366 m2 (47,000 SqFt) complex will incorporate a photovoltaic canopy made with Onyx Solar’s amorphous Silicon semi-transparent glass.
Each glass offers a 10% VLT and filters 99% of harmful UV radiation; the total system size is 9.4 kWp, and it will help reducing the building’s carbon footprint while decreasing its electricity bill..
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AMORPHOUS SILICON CANOPY IN JAKARTA
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total area - 235 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 260,346 kWh
- Total light points operating 4 hours a day in 35 years - 512 lighting points
- CO2 emissions avoided in 35 years - 174 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 153 barrels per m2
The embassy is located in the historic center of Jakarta, surrounded by national government offices. Upon completion, it will provide workspace for approx. 1,300 employees, who will enjoy the benefits of green building practices.