BIPV: Merging the photovoltaic with the construction industry

Mario Pagliaro, Rosaria Ciriminna, Giovanni Palmisano

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Abstract

BIPV (Building Integrated Photovoltaics) is a multifunctional technology that unifies the photovoltaic module with the overall building outer surface providing the building with several new functions while producing a portion or total building electricity usage. Increasing the aesthetic, functional and environmental value of a building at a much lower cost than in the recent past, new PV technologies will soon originate a market growth as intense as the growth of traditional PV market has been in the last 5 years.

Original languageBritish English
Pages (from-to)61-72
Number of pages12
JournalProgress in Photovoltaics: Research and Applications
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2010

Keywords

  • BIPV
  • Building industry

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