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Solar Ivy Building-Integrated Modular Photovoltaic System Grows Bigger & Better

by , 06/30/11

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Currently, SMIT is working on a number of installations set to proceed sometime this year. The University of Utah has secured funding to install Solar Ivy on the south-facing facade of the Orson Spencer Hall building. SMIT is working with Science World Vancouver to develop an innovative new exhibit space and will install a Solar Ivy wall at the Environment Museum of the Montreal Biosphere. There are also plans for a residential application as well as a screen on a parking garage, and now the company is taking orders for more projects. SMIT is also working on a tensile solar shade.

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2 Comments

  1. lanians May 31, 2013 at 6:30 am

    Hi i am an architect and I have a project in Moscow where i would like to use solar ivy, please let me know if this product is commercially available and if i can use it.

    Tx a lot Chris Aslanyan

  2. lazyreader July 1, 2011 at 8:20 am

    I looked at all the pictures above. They look more like thousands of tiny little fly swatters and why cover the pretty townhouse with thousands of sticky notes. Maybe they serve as reminder that grid electricity is cheaper than solar or the fact it does help to hide the uglier buildings.

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