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METABUILDING LABS

METAclustered, SME oriented European Open Innovation Test Bed for the BUILDING envelope materials industrial sector using a harmonised and upgraded technical framework and living LABS 

Programme: H2020. European Commission.

 

METABUILDING LABS is a five-year Horizon 2020 EU-funded Innovation project whose main intention is to contribute to reach the Paris Climate Agreement (COP21) goal of “nearly-zero energy, zero emission buildings”.

 

A large consortium of 40 partners from 13 European countries have joined forces to provide European SMEs from the construction sector with easy access to a wide network of high value testing facilities allowing them to develop and test innovative envelope solutions for next generation buildings. These testing facilities will be provided by:

  • Research & Technology Organisations(RTOs).

  • Living Labs.

  • Social Housing Buildings.

The METABUILDING LABS network of testing facilities will extend across the following countries: AUSTRIA · BELGIUM · FRANCE · GERMANY · HUNGARY · IRELAND · ITALY · LUXEMBOURG · POLAND · SPAIN · SWEDEN · TURKEY.

 

METABUILDING LABS project reaches out to SMEs and provides them with access to Open Innovation Testbeds (OITB) as part of a wider innovation support ecosystem, which will be of high value and tailored to their needs. Some SMEs, representing the main targeted stakeholder group, form part of the project consortium to collaborate in the specification and development of the OITB and its services, and to “test drive” their innovations. The OITB will help to accelerate SME innovation and allow SMEs to become competitive against big industry players.

 

Currently ongoing project.

Website: https://metabuilding-labs.eu/

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This project has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement Nº 953193.

AMORPHOUS SILICON GLASS

AMORPHOUS
SILICON GLASS

Not only amorphous silicon glass is proving to be the ideal material to be used in vertical applications such as curtain walls and ventilated facades; but also, because of its features, this material is ideal to be used in horizontal applications such as skylights.

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VIDRIO DE SILICIO CRISTALINO

CRYSTALLINE
SILICON GLASS

Crystaline silicon glass is the best option when energy ouput goes first. This technology offers a high kWp installed per square feet and therefore, it has greater energy yield potential.

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OVER 350 PROJECTS AROUND THE WORld are proof of our experience

Our photovoltaic glass has already been installed in a wide variety of buildings in more than 350 projects across the planet, ranging from government buildings to railway stations and bus stops.

 

World´s leading companies and institutions such as Apple Inc, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Samsung, Coca-Cola, Heineken, Pfizer, G.W University to name a few, have led the adoption of photovoltaic glass within their industries.

 

We have provided design assistance to prominent architectural firms such as Foster + Partners, Gensler, Perkins + Will, S.O.M, A.S + G.G among others. Onyx Solar has also participated in joint ventures with general contractors such as Turner, Skanska, Jacobs, KPRS, ACS and Ferrovial.

 

  • Tanjong Pagar

    Tanjong Pagar

    Located in the middle of Singapore’s financial center, this 64-story tower is the tallest building in the country. Its design, carried out by S.O.M., the New York-based architectural firm, and construction was commissioned by the Korean multinational Samsung. Onyx contributed with the installation of a large photovoltaic canopy of 27,986 sq ft covering the main entrance to the building.

    Tanjong Pagar

  • PFIZER GENYO LABS

    PFIZER GENYO LABS

    The walls of the building are lined with semi-transparent, amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass panes which are anchored to the existing structure, thus enabling air to flow in the space between the panes and the walls of the building. Thanks to this innovative design, Pfizer offices are enjoying natural light, better thermal insulation and free clean energy with no CO2 emissions.

    PFIZER GENYO LABS

  • Dubai Frame

    Dubai Frame

    The Dubai Frame is an eye-catching impressive rectangular picture frame-shaped building rising 150 meters (492 Ft) from Dubai’s Zabeel Park, spanning 105 meters (344 Ft) horizontally. It attracted a million visitors from around the world during its first year of opening in 2018 and offered them stunning views of the city's past and present. This iconic skyscraper is considered one of the world´s most popular tourist attractions nowadays. Onyx Solar, the world’s leading manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) glass, supplied gold color photovoltaic glass for its rainscreen cladding system.

    Dubai Frame

  • Bell Works

    Bell Works

    Bell Works is the product of the successful revitalization of the two-million-square-foot Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey. The mixed-use ‘metroburb’ is now a popular destination to work, shop, dine and more. Onyx Solar has supplied Bell Works with amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass panes, to cover a total area of 60,000 sq ft, and create the largest photovoltaic skylight in the USA. Because Bell Works is a landmark protected building, Onyx Solar had to design glass panes similar to the original ones.These glass modules provide this multipurpose building with a lot of natural lighting by capturing daylight and are also able to produce electricity free of CO2 emissions.

    Bell Works

  • COCA COLA-FEMSA HQ

    COCA COLA-FEMSA HQ

    Onyx Solar photovoltaic glass panes were installed on the façade of FEMSA´s headquarters, which is the largest Coca-Cola bottling plant company in the world (Monterrey, México). The walls of the building are lined with semi-transparent, amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass panes which are anchored to the existing structure, thus enabling air to flow in the space between the panes and the walls of the building. Thanks to this innovative design, these main offices are enjoying natural light, better thermal insulation and cleaner energy with less CO2 emissions. The energy that the glass panes produce covers up to 15% of the building´s energy requirements.

    COCA COLA-FEMSA HQ

TOP ARCHITECTURES COMPANIES WE WORK WITH

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TOP CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES WE WORK WITH

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THE MOST AWARDED COMPANY OF PHOTOVOLTAIC GLASS IN THE WORLD

 

  • GLOBAL LEADER IN PV GLASS FOR BUILDINGS

    GLOBAL LEADER IN PV GLASS FOR BUILDINGS

    The prestigious consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has awarded Onyx Solar with the “Global Building Integrated Photovoltaic Glass Technology Leadership Award”.

    GLOBAL LEADER IN PV GLASS FOR BUILDINGS

  • BEST GLOBAL PROVIDER

    BEST GLOBAL PROVIDER

    BUILD Magazine awarded Onyx Solar with the best global photovoltaic glass provider award at the Sustainable Building Awards.

    BEST GLOBAL PROVIDER

  • MOST INNOVATIVE GLASS

    MOST INNOVATIVE GLASS

    Onyx Solar’s glass has been acknowledged as the Most Innovative Glass Product of 2015 by Glass Magazine Awards, organized by the National Glass Association of the USA.

    MOST INNOVATIVE GLASS

  • BEST EXTERIOR PRODUCT

    BEST EXTERIOR PRODUCT

    The Architect’s Newspaper awarded Onyx Solar’s PV walkable floor as the best architectural product for outdoor applications. This magazine provides comprehensive information on the latest building materials, and architecture news.

    BEST EXTERIOR PRODUCT

  • BEST OF WHAT'S NEW AWARDS – Popular Science Magazine

    BEST OF WHAT'S NEW AWARDS – Popular Science Magazine

    Onyx Solar´s photovoltaic pavers were awarded with the “Best of What’s New” mention under the Eingineering category, by Popular Science Magazine.

    BEST OF WHAT'S NEW AWARDS – Popular Science Magazine

 

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