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Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix

Headquarters Van Happen

2022
Client
Van Happen
Location
Eindhoven, NL
Type
Redevelopment
Square meters of Solarix panels total & active
176 m2 | 170 m2
Expected yield
13,500 kWh

The project

The world of waste processing is changing. Sustainability and circular thinking are important themes in the industry and for client Van Happen. Their request was a facade that also radiates these values; a facade that shows Van Happen's activities and at the same time generates energy.

The arrows in this design visualize the collection and sorting of waste by Van Happen. The arrows consist of coloured and even lightweight, circular solar panels. The project thus serves as an example of how to make industrial estates more sustainable in an attractive way.

"The energy-generating facade at our head office is not only an embellishment of our building, but also stands for sustainable entrepreneurship together"

Van Happen containers
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Estimated annual CO2 reduction of the Van Happen solar facade

Expected to generate 13,500 kWh per year | Equal to the inclusion of 432 trees.
10029
kg / CO2 per year
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Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix

Solarix solar facade

In this project, a combination of regular glass/glass solar panels in colour with an innovative circular lightweight solar panel was chosen. Two shades of gray have been applied in an enlarged dot that match the aesthetic requirements for this area. A solar film has been developed and tested for the circular Solarix / Solarge solar panels with the same pattern in green. A Terra and ochre panels have been added at the entrance. Another challenge in the project was the mounting system, as the substrate was a corrugated sheet sandwich panel, and we were dealing with 2 types of panels. We were able to solve this with an adjustment to our mounting system. This assignment has stimulated Solarix to think further about our facade solar panels and to take a new step in our pursuit of a circular product.

Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix
Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix
Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix
Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix
Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix
Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix
Circulaire energie opwekkende gevel Van Happen Eindhoven | Solarix

Process

Solarix and Van Happen took the initiative for this special project. The research and development processes have been made possible, among other things, by the subsidy Brabant Gives Energy from the Province of North Brabant. The final realization was in collaboration with Kuijpers, Solarge, Avery Denisson and Omnimark.

Client: Van Happen

Project realization team: Kuijpers, Solarge, Avery Denisson, Omnimark en Solarix.

Process photos assembly mounting system on solar panels
Proces foto's assemblage montagesysteem op zonnepanelen Van Happen | Solarix
Proces foto's assemblage montagesysteem op zonnepanelen Van Happen | Solarix
Proces foto's assemblage montagesysteem op zonnepanelen Van Happen | Solarix
Proces foto's assemblage montagesysteem op zonnepanelen Van Happen | Solarix
Proces foto's assemblage montagesysteem op zonnepanelen Van Happen | Solarix
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