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The two new buildings replacing old properties with 26 rental apartments on Oberwiesenstrasse/Affolternstrasse in Zurich-Oerlikon are energy positive ...
New replacement buildings Oberwiesen, Oerlikon (ZH-CH)

July 16.2020

PV cladding integrated into the ventilated facade. Photo: CR Energie Sarl.

A roof, a facade and balcony railings providing energy.

 

Energy-optimised buildings produce more electricity than they consume.

 

Positive energy

The two new buildings replacing old properties with 26 rental apartments on Oberwiesenstrasse/Affolternstrasse in Zurich-Oerlikon are energy positive buildings. In other terms, the building’s electricity production is greater than the consumption of electricity within the building, which benefits both its owners and tenants.

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Photo: ewz
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Photo: BKG Architekten AG

Full coverage with photovoltaic modules

The used photovoltaic modules are not only highly efficient, but also serve as an architectural design element:

 

  • PV installations with monocrystalline modules on flat roofs
  • Integrated PV modules in the pitched roof (45 kWp in total)
  • Monocrystalline facade modules with a grey coating (85 kWp)
  • Double-sided transparent glass-glass PV modules on balcony railings (3 kWp)
  • Total PV power of 133 kWp
  • PV area of 1.300 m²
  • Annual photovoltaic production of 70.000 kWh (calculated)

 

Building integrated photovoltaic installation

Today’s building envelopes are ideally suited as solar facades. The integrated solar modules are tailor-made to fit the building exactly.

Planning and realization: BKG Architekten AG, CR Energie GmbH, SunTechnics Fabrisolar AG, GFT Fassaden AG.

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