Event Food for Thought: Photovoltaic (PV) Glass

June 29, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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AIA Austin
801 W 12th St
78701 Austin , TX
Phone: 512-452-4332

Photovoltaic (PV) glass and its Building Integrated Photovoltaic Applications (BIPV) offer buildings the opportunity of generating onsite free clean electricity from the sun. The BIPV provides an easy solution to designing a PV façade, skylight and canopy. However a basic set of skills and product knowledge is needed to improve the outcome of the installation.
This course covers the main photovoltaic glass technologies available in the market, discussing their advantages and disadvantages, compositions, architectural specs, and the design-performance relationship.
The course will also explore the main PV applications: curtain walls, ventilated façades, skylights, louvers, canopies, and slip-resistant floors. Emphasis will be on understanding its interaction with the structural/framing system as well as on the Electrical Balance of System (electrical equipment) required to make it work. And how much does the PV Glass cost? The course will cover that answer too.

1 LU

*Lunch provided from Torchy's Tacos!
Course provided by Onyx Solar and The Omni Group

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