Gallery: Stafier Holland’s Ultra Thin Solar Tiles Seamlessly Integrate ...


If you look around at the rooftop solar installations, you’ll notice that the solar panels aren’t actually part of the roof — instead, they’re set on structures resting on top of the roof. That seems like a waste of materials. Dutch designer Ruben Beijer from Stafier Holland bv came up with an ingenious design for a new type of rooftop solar array in which the solar panels replace the roof tiles and serve as part of the roof structure. The PV Premium photovoltaic in-roof system seamlessly integrates with existing roof tiles, opening up new possibilities for integrating solar technology with architecture.

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