Building Integrated Photovoltaic Systems (BIPV)

Design and evaluation of Building Integrated Photovoltaic systems (BIPV)

As principle investigator for BIPV for Singapore’s first Zero-Energy Building (ZEB) and other photovoltaic (PV) projects, we have professional experience in the design, construction and monitoring of PV installations comprising many different PV technologies integrated in roof, facade, glazing and shading.

Our clients include the Building and Construction Authority (BCA), the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), the National Library Board (NLB), the National University of Singapore (NUS), DP Architects Pte Ltd, RSP Architects Planners and Engineers Pte Ltd and others.

We offer the following services:

  • High level analysis of technical feasibility and economic viability of BIPV
  • Monitoring of BIPV systems, indoor testing (thermal and optical properties), and outdoor testing (performance)
  • Formulation of design support tool for customized BIPV (prototyping)
  • Detailed prediction of system performance following national and international standards
  • Post construction analytical performance monitoring

For further information, please contact:

Dr Veronika SHABUNKO
Research Fellow
High Performance Facades
Solar and Energy Efficient Buildings Cluster (SEEB)
veronika.shabunko@nus.edu.sg