PUNTA ARENAS HOSPITAL
PHOTOVOLTAIC CURTAIN WALL
Our photovoltaic glass has reached the southernmost city of the planet.
The high efficiency of our photovoltaic glass enables it to generate nearly 5,000 kWh of clean, free energy from the sun, with a peak installed power capacity of 8.6 kWp, even in the city nearest the South Pole, in the Chilean Antarctic.
FEASIBILITY STUDY OF CRYSTALLINE SILICON FAÇADES IN PUNTA ARENAS, CHILE
Reduction in HVAC energy demand
Internal Rate of Return
- Total Area - 160 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 141,386 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 277 lighting points
- CO2 emmisions avoided in 35 years - 95 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 83 barrels per m2
This is a photovoltaic glass whose cell density was totally customised, in accordance with the client’s design, to allow the entry of daylight. In this way, the glass, which incorporates monocrystalline silicon cells, features a degree of transparency of 70%, enabling the passage of a large amount of light into the building while generating sufficient energy to supply 300 lights for 4 hours each day.
General contractor: Salfa Corp
Client: Servicio de Salud Magallanes