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Lexan BIPV panels


| | Aug 14, 2014 | 3:22 pm
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Claiming that they are the first polycarbonate building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) panels featuring design flexibility, thermal insulation and energy production in one solution, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has announced introducing LEXAN BIPV panels.

aug2014-mktp03The manufacturer lists the following product features and benefits:

  • Created through a collaboration between SABIC and Solbian Energie Alternative, a photovoltaic production company, LEXAN BIPV panels combine tough, lightweight, transparent LEXAN Thermoclear PC sheets with PV-laminated crystalline cells from Solbian.
  • They can be easily cold bended on site to form graceful, curved roofing systems and are easy in install.
  • Available in a broad range of structures, configurations and colours, they are ideal for roofing, cladding and glazing applications.
  • Panel modules designers can create day-lighting features in façade, roofing or skylight systems.
  • The panels can reduce energy consumption by up to 17% as against traditional high-return, double-pane glass glazing.
  • They comply with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) EN ISO/IEC 17025, EIC 61215 and IEC 61730-2 standard certifications and contribute to LEED green building certification.

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