Building-Integrated Solar Photovoltaics Haledon NJ

Local resource for building integrated solar photovoltaics in Haledon, NJ. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to photovoltaic materials, conventional building materials, building envelope, and solar energy as well as advice and content on electrical power and BIPV modules.

Divinity Development, Inc.
(516) 410-4747
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes, Owner/Builder

All Boro Rehab Construction Corp.
(516) 239-5550
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Island Estates at Sweet Woods, LLC
(631) 588-8818
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

ASG & C, Inc.
(631) 924-9747
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Kokes Organization
(732) 901-6011
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

Brennan Design-Build, LLC
(914) 767-0837
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

East Egg Contracting
(516) 759-0992
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

South Shore Villas at West Babylon, LLC
(631) 225-6338
New York, NY
Specialty
Site-Built Homes

James Pierre-Louis
(908) 222-1755
New York, NY
Specialty
Owner/Builder

981-983 18th Avenue Urban Renewal, LLC
(973) 491-0403
New York, NY
Specialty
Developer

Building Integrated Solar Photovoltaics (BIPV)

Building integrated solar photovoltaics refers to a broad group of solar energy materials used directly in the construction of buildings. Around the world, there are buildings that use solar photovoltaics in roofing, shading (e.g. awnings) and other building materials.

One of the most impressive examples of this is the building at 4 Times Square, New York City. This office tower on the busiest square in the world's busiest city integrates solar photovoltaic materials right into the structure of the skyscraper. It's highly revered in the world of solar architecture and fits right in with world class developments around it.

For consumers, there are a number of ways to integrate solar energy systems right into the building materials of your home.

Solar electric roofing tiles

Solar electric roofing tiles (or shingles) are solar cells that look very much like regular slate shingles. In 2005, Kyocera debuted MyGen Meridian building integrated solar photovoltaics, part of a growing number of products available for consumers. These inter-locking tiles look great, save energy and reduce greenhouse gases.

Solar awnings

This home in California uses a solar awning. The PV array has a double function-- collecting energy from the sun while at the same time providing shading for the patio.

Retrofitting

Retrofitting may be a more costly aspect of building integrated solar photovoltaics, but with increases in state financing incentives and growing interest am...

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