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B.I.O. TECture’s Hybrid Shades Double as Solar Hot Water Collectors

Posted By Jeff Horowitz On January 31, 2013 @ 4:46 pm In Architecture,Reader Submitted Content,Solar Power,Sustainable Building | 1 Comment

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LA-based B.I.O. TECture [1] is an integrator and manufacturer of unique building-integrated solar hot water collectors [2]. The company’s flagship Solar Hybrid Shades [3]™ basically serve as a shading system for buildings. The breakthrough is that they have incorporated solar thermal collectors into the shading elements, giving architects and building owners an innovative one-two punch of improved energy performance and beautifully integrative design.

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[1] B.I.O. TECture: http://www.bio-tecture.net

[2] solar hot water collectors: http://inhabitat.com/tag/solar-hot-water/

[3] Solar Hybrid Shades: http://www.bio-tecture.net/bist/products/hybrid-sun-shades/

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