Solar glass is used as glazing for solar devices like photovoltaic modules and solarthermal collectors. In many dry regions dust accumulation lead to extreme efficiency losses due to soiling, up to -80% in 6 month.
Windows have always been at the intersection of various technologies and architectural processes that evolved in parallel and often intertwined.
Along with the multifunctionality of the building skin, BIPV today involves a new aesthetics in contemporary architecture.
Modern, transparent and prestigious – large glass façades are very much in vogue for office complexes and industrial buildings.