The refurbishment of Santander’s Marques de Valdecilla Hospital has been one of the most efficient — 15% efficiency to be precise.
Among the energy efficiency measures incorporated in the new hospital facilities are the works executed on the three facades, where high-efficiency opaque monocrystalline silicon photovoltaic glass modules have been integrated. To this end, 69 safety laminated glass modules measuring 1,870 x 1,399 mm, with a power capacity of 383 Wp each and an efficiency of 15% were installed.
The total installed power capacity is 26.5 kWp.
The client, Ferrovial, is a worldwide referent in the infrastructure and services sector, a field in which it develops solutions characterized by their innovative nature and sustainability.
Thanks to the installation of building integrated photovoltaic solutions, Onyx Solar’s solar glass modules has led to the facility reducing 57% of its HVAC demand, with a 61% internal rate of return and a payback period of less than two years.
The flexibility in customization inherent in this ground-breaking technology has enabled this world-class facility to achieve the highest sustainability standards internationally. Yours could be next.
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