Honeycomb-Shaped ‘Beehive’ Solar Panels Could Energize Building Facades

July 15, 2011 by  
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Israeli startup SolarOr has developed a brilliant new transparent solar panel that is modeled after the complex forms found in honeycomb. Called BeeHive PV, the solar panels are designed to integrate into building facades to serve as energy-generating windows . Each sheet is covered with hundreds of tiny prisms that focus sunlight to maximize energy generation. Read the rest of Honeycomb-Shaped ‘Beehive’ Solar Panels Could Energize Building Facades Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , BeeHive PV , eco design , green design , solar panels , Solar Power , SolarOr , sustainable design

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Haus Köhle: Modern Passive Solar Farmhouse is Wrapped in a Shining Slate Skin

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Read the rest of Haus Köhle: Modern Passive Solar Farmhouse is Wrapped in a Shining Slate Skin Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Bruno Blesch , eco home , German farm house renovation , german green home , green farmhouse , green renovation , Haus Köhler , Modern interior design , passive solar , slate facade , slate roof design , traditional contemporary home design

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Haus Köhle: Modern Passive Solar Farmhouse is Wrapped in a Shining Slate Skin

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