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Building Integrated PV

BIPV (Building Integrated PV) covers a wide range of applications. From facades and canopies to Brise-Soleil, GB-Sol can manufacture panels suitable to integrate into a multitude of different buildings.

See the sections below for details on the different types of building integrated PV we can offer.

PV Facades

Architectural facades often require bespoke solutions and we are able to provide panels to integrate into many types of building envelope, including curtain walling, rain screens and atria. Our manufacturing division provides a custom module service that can manufacture a module to meet almost any specification.

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Canopies and Verandas

Using a similar structure to our solar carports, we can also provide solar PV canopies and verandas. Utilising outside space around the property can be an ideal solution if the roof isn’t suitable for solar. It can also provide shade from the sun and shelter from the rain as well as generating electricity. With options such as clear backed panels to allow some light through, lighting, guttering and battery storage, the canopy can be easily adapted to your individual building requirements.

A canopy can be an interesting alternative to a traditional conservatory or extension.

We can manufacture panels to almost any size or shape, creating a unique and individual structure to compliment your home perfectly.

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Brise Soleil

Brise-soleil solar shading systems can be produced using solar PV panels and are proving a very logical and popular addition to all kinds of buildings.

Whether new or as a retrofit option, it offers architects and contractors a versatile and practical solution to managing solar radiation, whilst combining performance with visual appeal.

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GB-Sol launches new mobile friendly website

Our new and easier-to-navigate, mobile friendly website launches today! It contains the same knowledge and expertise you can expect from GB-Sol, now easily accessible on the go.

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Tesla’s push forward in Technology?

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk addressed an audience in Los Angeles as he unveiled his company’s newest energy product – solar roof tiles that look exactly like normal tiles.

Well, miles ahead of Tesla, GB-Sol already offers such a product… the PV Slate. Launched earlier this year, it’s designed to look exactly like natural slate and blend seamlessly into the roof. Each PV slate has an output of 35Wp so its output per square metre is comparable with standard solar panels.

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