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Holographic optical elements (hoe) for high efficiency illumination, solar control and photovoltaic power in buidings (high efficiency hoe's)


The solar radiation is the major renewable source of power. Integration of (light directing) holographic optical elements (ROE) into the envelope of the build environment offers high efficiency use of this source. The control of solar power by redirecting the direct and indirect light of the sun will give a broad scale of applications with a high potential for energy saving. We will produce Hoe's for illuminating remote room areas with high quality diffuse or direct light of the sun as well as for efficient solar control to reduce cooling loads and for light concentrating system to enhance effectiveness of photovoltaic panels. The application of Hoe's will lead to an integrated approach to make use of the solar power for building performance. This provides a major step toward a sustainable energy solution for buildings by reducing the energy intensity on demand.
Project Glossary-Report on harmonisation of procedures-Established industrial production technology for HOE's-Holographic Optical Elements for light directing and sun shading (Holographic films in glass) using White-Light Holograms and Grating-Holograms Guideline for HOE system application (Catalogue for different types and functionalities of HOEs). Test rigs for HOEs systems in Dortmund, Athens and Southampton for sun shading and light directing Results of simulation studies, laboratory performance tests and field tests with HOEs Project webpage E-Coaching portal for Daylight in architecture with focus on HOEs (opened for the project partners). A skript on Daylight in architecture and HOEs Technical Reports, Management Reports.

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