Twin City Tower
Onyx Solar supplied amorphous silicon technology for the curtain wall of this iconic project in Bratislava. Amorphous silicon glass supplied is fully black, with a grey frit pattern and argon chamber in various dimensions according to the project requirements. Some of these dimensions almost reaching 4 sqm. The 192 glasses supplied to achieve a Peak Power of 25 kW.
The photovoltaic curtain wall is the perfect solution for new office buildings since it has passive properties including thermal and sound insulation, and also natural light. However, it also offers an active property, the energy it generates.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AMORPHOUS SILICON PHOTOVOLTAIC SKYLIGHT IN BRATISLAVA
Reduction in HVAC energy demands
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 438 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 564,111 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 1,107 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 378 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 332 barrels per m2
Project Twin City is a new development made by one of the largest international developers, HB Reavis. It will become an important icon of Bratislava.
HB Reavis is an international workspace provider with a mission to create remarkable experiences through real estate solutions. In practice, they invest in, design, build and manage buildings, from bespoke headquarters and retail malls to co-working spaces. But because HB Reavis puts users and local communities at the heart of every decision, these are also inspiring spaces that enhance productivity and wellbeing.