PHOTOVOLTAIC SPANDREL - SMART BUILDING BARCELONA
SMART BUILDING barcelona
Onyx Solar has supplied its amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass that has been installed as a photovoltaic facade in the spandrel areas of the SMART building, located in the city of Barcelona, Spain.
- Total Area - 948 M2
- Electricity generated in 35 years - 1,218,793 kWh
- Total lighting points operating 4 hours per day in 35 years - 2,395 lighting points
- CO2 emissions Avoided in 35 years - 300 Tons of CO2
- Barrels of oil saved in 35 years - 717 barrels
Example of a feasibility study of amorphous silicon photovoltaic façade in Barcelona:
- Payback time < 5.6 years
- Internal rate of return (IRR) 18.9 %
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The installation has 948 m2 and is composed of 641 units of amorphous silicon photovoltaic glass with several dimensions. Each glass has a 4T + 3.2 + 4T mm thickness that includes a color frontal frit that gives it a colorful appearance and the finishing, optical and structural qualities required in the project.
SMART building is a new concept of an office building that has 24,600 m2 and counts with LEED Platinum, Wiredscore and WELL Gold certifications thanks to its sustainable and innovative design. It also has an app that allows its users to manage the whole office, including WiFi, lighting, temperature, parking, room reservations, lockets, etc.
The building is located in the technological district 22@, the main technological and digital hub of Barcelona and one of the most important around the globe. It’s close to the old La Escocesa factory (now an art and cultural center) and near to innovative and technological companies such as Facebook, Oracle, Sage, Microsoft, Yahoo, Amazon, Hewlett-Packard, Ebay, etc.
SMART building is a unique and sustainable construction that saves 45% of water consumption and 32% of the energy it needs. It also has a 574 m2 green space and a 700 m2 terrace among other amenities like a cafeteria, restaurant, gym and a lounge area.
The building is property of Meridia Capital, the leading Real Estate and investment company in Spain. It will be administered by BNP Paribas Real Estate, one of the most important international Real Estate service consulting firms. The installation of our photovoltaic glass has been carried out thanks to the invaluable collaboration of GARCIA FAURA.
Owner: Meridia Capital
Design Arquitect: Ferres Architects and Consulting
Execution Arquitect: GCA Architect
Mechanical & electrical installer: GARCIA FAURA
Builder: UTE ELECNOR SORIGÜE
Video property of BNP Paribas Real Estate.