The new headquarters of Acciona Solar company, combines bioclimatic design principles with several renewable technologies (photovoltaics, solar thermal, geothermal and biodiesel). It is the first office building certified as “zero-emissions”, which means that all its energy requirements are met without any greenhouse emissions. Furthermore, the energy consumption reduction of the building compared to a conventional building of similar use (office) is 52%.
Special PV project info
PV architecture and building integration.
The PV modules are integrated in 2 different areas of the building: – Façade. 153 PV modules of 175 Wp each (total, 26.8 kWp) combined with glass element in a curtain wall, operating as a greenhouse. The air enters through the lower part, either from the outside or from conducts coming from the building geothermal air conditioning system; after being heated in the greenhouse, the air can be expelled to the ouside through automatic lockgates, or it can be recovered for the air conditioning system. – Roof. 119 PV modules of 180 Wp each (total, 21.5 kWp), integrated horizontally.
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