PHOTOVOLTAIC CURTAIN WALL - MIRAX TOWER 1
MIRAX TOWER 1
PHOTOVOLTAIC CURTAIN WALL
As part of the project, Onyx Solar has provided its amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass to be used as an integral part of the photovoltaic curtain wall at Mirax Tower 1, located in Makati, Philippines. This city is located within the metropolitan area of Manila.
- Total Area - 427 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 444,032 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 871 lighting points
- CO2 emissions Avoided in 35 years - 298 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 261 barrels
Example of a feasibility study of amorphous silicon photovoltaic curtain wall in Manila:
- Payback time < 5 years
- Internal rate of return (IRR) 22.8 %
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This installation covers a total of 427 m2 and is made up of two different types of photovoltaic glasses. The spandrel areas of the facade are made up of 87 glass units with a glass configuration of 4+3+4 mm, and the visible areas are made up of 112 glass units with a glass configuration of 6+3+6 mm.
The facade is designed to maintain a distinct aesthetic aspect according to the client through the use of two degrees of transparency: medium transparency and no transparency.
Mirax Tower 1 is a 10-storey sustainable, green commercial building strategically situated along Chino Roces, near major transportation hubs such as MRT Magallanes Station and buses from EDSA.
Salachen Enterprise Corporation and John Oliver Gonzaga, Onyx Solar's Philippine representative, have been supporting the project locally.
Owner: MIRAX CORPORATION
Architects: rfdizon and associates
Constructor: ACLaxamana Construction Corp.
Installer: Salachen Enterprise Corporation
Onyx Solar's Local Representative: Salachen Enterprise Corporation