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Urban planning studies with new PV/Thermal building components

Objective



In the project three major urban planning projects in Spain, France and Germany will be realised with the objective of maximising the renewable energy uptake.
The architect bureaus MBM / Spain, Chatillon / France and IBUS / Germany co-operate with research institutes (GENEC/France, Egle Institute/Germany and ZSW/Germany) and with component manufacturers (TFM/Spain, Grammer/Germ. and Alcan/France) to develop a planning concept, which optimises both the energy requirements of the buildings as well as the energy production through active components.
New building components will be developped in the project, which provide both electricity (from PV modules) and warm air (from thermal collectors) in one building component. Cost reduction, adaptation to national building standards, ease of handling on the building site and esthetics will be the criteria for the component design. As a result, autonomous building components with a clearly defined interface to the building (small inverters for AC electricity output and standard connections of air collectors to the ventilation system) will be available and tested in a prototype series. The range of new PV/thermal building components will be a result of the requirements of all three urban planning projects, two of which are concerned with social housing, and the third with 135.000 mz of university buildings, allowing more unconventional design solutions.
The working process of the urban planning will be documented and commented. As a result of the detailed planning process, guidelines for maximising the use of renewable energy building components in large architectural projects will be published and disseminated.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

Fachhochschule für Technik Stuttgart
Address

70013 Stuttgart
Germany

Participants (7)

Alcan France
France
Address
Chemin Saint-paul
02880 Crouy
Atelier d'Architecture et d'Urbanisme- Chatillon et Associés
France
Address
25 Rue De Versoix
01210 Ferney-voltaire
Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA)
France
Address
Centre D'études De Cadarache Sere-ders
13108 Saint-paul-lez-durance
Institut für Bau-, Umwelt- und Solarforschung GmbH
Germany
Address
Caspar-theys-straße 14 A
14193 Berlin
MBM Arquitectes SA
Spain
Address
18,Plaça Reial
08002 Barcelona
TEULADES I FACANES MULTIFUNCIONALS SA
Spain
Address
S/n,carrer Gaià, 5 S/n Poligono Industrial Pla D'en
08110 La Vallensana
WILLIBALD GRAMMER KG - SOLAR-LUFT-TECHNIK
Germany
Address
Wernher-von-braun-strasse 6
92224 Amberg