Solar windows, shingles get their moment in the sun

Date: 27 January 2012
Summary: Pythagoras Solar scores a solar window installation in Wisconsin, while Dow Solar signs three Colorado dealers for its solar shingles.

For me, one of the biggest potential breakthroughs in solar technologies will come in how it is integrated into buildings. That is because even though I am sure many people are interested in the potential of solar energy for their own home, it isn’t just the cost that is holding them back, it is the prospect of putting some big array on their roof that will ruin the design aesthetics.

So, I read with interest this week about two developments in the market for building integrated solar technologies.

The first comes in the form of an installation of solar windows at the headquarters of Organic Valley in La Farge, Wisc.

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