Methodology

The MASS-IPV project employs a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach to drive the adoption of Integrated Photovoltaic (IPV) systems. Our strategy focuses on developing innovative methods, tools, and technologies to address barriers and accelerate the integration of PV systems into buildings.
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Integrated Analysis Method

Develop a method to optimize solar energy exploitation on building facades.

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Synergies with Green Roofs

Assess the feasibility and performance of solar green roof solutions.

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Realistic Visualization

Develop a method for realistic visualization of BIPV technologies.

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Circular and Eco-Design

Optimize circular and eco-design of BIPVs

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Lightweight BIPV Module

Develop a lightweight BIPV module using innovative materials.

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Anti-Soiling Coating

Develop a fluorine-free anti-soiling coating for PV modules.

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Vertical PV (VPV) Unit

Optimize the VPV unit for regulatory requirements and structural stability.

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Solar Windows

Showcase cost reduction strategies for solar windows.

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Click&Go System

Enhance the mounting system for buildings unfit for glass-glass PV cladding.

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Adaptation of PV Modules

Integrate PV modules into noise barriers for noise absorption.

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HEMS Energy Management

Optimize energy matching between PV generation and building consumption.

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Upgrading Planning Tools for BIPV

Improve resilience against shading and enhance compatibility with BIM platforms.