Solar architecture by ENVELON brings extraordinary exterior design and sustainable functionality to buildings. Our architecture approach is not only appealing to forward-thinking architects, but also to building owners and construction planners. The beauty and functionality of ENVELON’s energy building envelopes and solar architecture unleashes innovation in sustainable building design and opens a new green building chapter for architects looking to actively bringing sustainability to modern building design. The entire area of our building envelopes can be used to generate solar energy, giving the building a special character in two respects. That's how solar architecture by ENVELON does not only meet modern design requirements, but also the call for more sustainable design and the usage of renewable, environmentally friendly energy sources and resources.
ENVELON’s innovative technology brings a pallet of colors to building envelopes that combines beauty and functionality. The wide range of colors and color technologies gives architects and building owners creative freedom to express their architectural design ideas and provide their buildings a modern, sustainable aesthetic with unique design elements. How does ENVELON achieve this inimitable kind of solar architecture?
ENVELON’s solar-active building envelopes are the new sustainability aesthetic – unlocking the potential for creative architectural play with colors and create an inspired building look. Depending on the time of day, the environment and the sun’s light intensity the physical properties of the glazing material create a real architectural eye-catcher: as a result of the interference effect between the incident sun light and the photovoltaic panel, the color saturation of the building envelope varies according to the position of the sun over the course of the day. This interplay of colours gives buildings with solar panels by ENVELON a very special, literally "activated" envelope.
Architects and developers place strong value to aesthetics in order to design and build structures with a distinctive design and building character. ENVELON’s active building envelopes don’t get in the way thanks to a frameless exterior design and hidden mounting hardware components. The result is a beautiful piece of sustainable architecture, providing all the benefits of a conventional glass façade with the added bonus of climate-friendly and carbon-reduced solar energy production. Thus, building envelopes by ENVELON are not only an architectural, but also an environmental construction statement – sustainable design made to endure in a carbon-reduced, resource-responsible circular economy.
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ENVELON's innovative BIPV systems and PV panels are characterized by the unique integration of high-quality, thin-film photovoltaic modules into a durable and flexible façade with glazing – with Impact, for the environment and your footprint.
We cannot guarantee that the sun shines all the time. However, thanks to our comprehensive consulting and service-oriented approach as a manufacturer of solar and PV façades, our customers are never left out in the rain when it comes to planning, installing, and operating their ENVELON BIPV system.
Solar building is the future. With ENVELON, this future is aesthetic. Discover exemplary solar and photovoltaic architecture for all spatial requirements - from urban living and sustainable logistics to photovoltaic university buildings.