Construct-PV will develop and demonstrate customizable, efficient and low cost BIPV for opaque surfaces of buildings. The consortium involves selected partners, leaders in the industry and research sector and more in particular in the fields of PV technology and building construction connecting all the actors in the value chain.

Click here for a flyer of Construct PV (English) (German)



Call identifier: ENERGY.2011.2.1 – 4

“Development and demonstration of standardized building components”

  • Project Duration
    February 2013 – February 2017.
  • The estimated project budget
    about 12Mio. €.
  • Funded by
    European Commission through
  • Grant agreement no.

Posted on September 12, 2016.

In the framework of the world’s largest trade fair on glass in building, the glasstec, will host the international symposium “engineered transparency” during 20th and 21st of September, 2016. The Construct PV Mock up will be exhibited during the event and some project partners will also contribute to the international conference as participants and with scientific papers.

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Posted on July 21, 2016.

Construct PV project was represented by D’Appolonia at the event “Life Cycle Thinking, sustainability and circular economy” organized in Ravenna (Italy) by the italian association on LCA. A poster and paper entitled “Life Cycle Assessment and Life Cycle Costing Analysis of Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics” presented and discussed the environmental footprint  through a so-called “cradle to grave” analysis, and the economic impacts of BIPV  from two different perspectives, the manufacturer’s  and the customer‘s one. Read more »

Posted on April 2, 2016.

On the 12th and 13th of April 2016, a Construct PV  General Assembly will be held in Stuttgart at Züblin Headquarter. The first day the project consortium will attend an internal project meeting and the second day the partners will present results of the demonstration activities to the EC Officer. Also a visit to the facade Mock-up, currently installed and exibithed within the headquarter, will be part of meeting. More information click here.

Posted on October 30, 2015.

A mobile façade mock-up prepared by the coordinator of the project Züblin AG, will be presented  during the exhibition of the 10th Energy Forum on Advanced Building Skins in Bern, Switzerland, the 03-04 November 2015 Read more »

Posted on September 30, 2015.

Solar architecture: product development, innovation in design and building process. Experiences of the ConstructPV research project

October 19th, 2015
SUPSI, Department for environment and construction design, Campus Trevano, Canobbio, 17.30

Classroom and on-line participation.

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Posted on September 22, 2015.

Press release announcing the project Construct PV and the next activities of demonstration and dissemination. The text can be downloaded here.

Posted on September 6, 2015.

A special session dedicated to Construct PV  will be held on the 04th of November 2015 at the 10th Energy Forum on Advanced Building Skins in Bern, Switzerland. The aim of the conference is to contribute to a multidisciplinary, integrated planning approach by architects, engineers, scientists, manufacturers and the building industry to reduce energy consumption of buildings. The annual international conference will attract 400 participants from over fifty countries. A mobile façade mock-up prepared by the coordinator of the project Züblin AG will be presented  during the exhibition demonstrating BIPV façade systems in real-scale and presenting innovative BIPV technologies developed in the project.