PHOTOVOLTAIC CURTAIN WALL
High efficiency for the refurbishment of the Marques de Valdecilla Hospital in Santander.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC FAÇADE IN SANTANDER
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 173 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 520,872 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 1,022 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 349 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 307 barrels per m2
Among the energy efficiency measures incorporated in the new hospital facilities are the works executed on the three façades, where high-efficiency opaque monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic glass modules have been integrated. To this end, 69 safety laminated glass modules measuring 1,870 x 1,399 mm (6.13 x 4.59 Ft), with a power capacity of 383 Wp each and an efficiency of 15% were installed. The total installed power capacity is 26.5 kWp.
Our client, Ferrovial, is a worldwide referent in the infrastructure and services sector, a field in which it develops solutions characterised by their innovative nature and their sustainability.
The company has over 69,000 employees and is present in over 25 countries, belonging to prestigious sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index: “At Ferrovial we are totally committed to reducing the environmental impact of all our activities; we therefore use the best technologies developed for this purpose”.
General contractor: UTE Ferrovial – Siec
Architect: Herraez Arquitectura
Client: Hospital Marqués de Valdecilla