Products and solutions

WYSIPS® TRANSFORMS STRUCTURAL BUILDING ELEMENTS INTO SOURCES OF ENERGY

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Glass products

We offer a range of attractive and highly energy-efficient solutions based on conventional products to meet thermal insulation, security, and soundproofing requirements.

Laminated tempered glass/Securit

Laminated tempered glass is an assembly of laminated glass layers and plastic interlayers. The interlayers are often in film form, usually polyvinyl butyral or ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) or a derivative. When used in building applications, laminated glass must meet the EN ISO 12543 standard.
Securit: Heat-treated tempered glass is five times stronger than conventional glass, and when it breaks, it shatters into tiny pieces that are much less likely to cause injury.

Special laminated glass (layers)

Our special laminated glass incorporates anti-reflective layers and Wysips® Glass technology to provide solutions that offer standout flexibility in terms of form, transparency, and performance.

Design Glass and Vision Glass technologies are available in insulating glass.

Double and triple glazing (DGU/IGU)

Thermal windows are usually double glazed and made with two sheets of sealed glass separated by an airtight chamber filled with air or some other dehydrated gas. The thickness of the air layer determines the window’s thermal resistance. Gases other than air can further increase the insulating capacity. Triple glazing further improves the window’s thermal resistance.

Wysips® Cameleon for silk-screened PV glass

Available as a custom option, our silk-screened PV glass with Wysips® Cameleon technology transforms any building envelope into an active surface. These photovoltaic modules combine good looks and great performance and will adapt to any type of facade or cladding.

Solutions

Sunpartner Technologies offers smart and active solar glass and cladding solutions for smart windows and buildings.
These next-generation building systems can be integrated into skylights, canopies, glass facades, sunshades, cladding, curtain walls, railings, and more.
Solar energy stored by the system powers window blinds and lighting as well as open/close and dimming systems.

Smart
Windows
Our comprehensive
connected window
solutions are quick
and easy to install

Our comprehensive connected window solutions are quick and easy to install. They include a hardware component (window, control electronics) developed by our specialists and a software component in the form of a smartphone app. Using the app, users can configure and control the connected windows in accordance with their needs, via a wireless connection. Data is stored in the cloud via a long range low power network and can subsequently be recovered by the BMS in order to operate the product (e.g., dimmable window) independently in “automatic” mode.
Our solutions are not only completely wireless, they also simplify communication with their environment by means of wireless protocols.

Exclusive Oline
product

Reduce your
air conditioning
requirements
by up to 30%!

Oline is a modular window solution that combines a photovoltaic surface and a dimmable smart surface connected to the control electronics, available with a Schüco, AluK or Wicona frame.

Say goodbye to electric wiring on your windows and say hello to operational self-sufficiency with Sunpartner’s digital management platform that communicates with the user or building management system (BMS).

This Wysips® Glass‒compatible system allows building managers to control all solar-powered smart window functions:

  • Management and storage of photovoltaic energy
  • Remote communication protocols
  • Smart glass control: Projection glass, touch glass, heatable glass, sensors, dimming, etc.
  • Sensor integration and management
  • Operating system compatible with program applications.
Insulating
PV cladding
Sunpartner solutions
optimize overall
building operating
costs

Sunpartner solutions optimize overall building operating costs through energy self-consumption. For best results, our PV cladding combines the thermal insulation and energy generating functions in the same surface.
Insulation is an important part of cutting down on energy costs, electricity consumption, and greenhouse gases. By combining insulation with renewable energy production, the cladding is able to meet strict building standards and energy labeling requirements. It also increases the commercial value of the building. This solution delivers numerous advantages in terms of functionality and savings, as well as user comfort.

Facade
elements
A new
perspective
for building's PV
facades

Our Wysips® Cameleon technology is a complete solution suitable for all types of facade elements. It includes panels, mounting systems, and fasteners.
In addition to its structural function, our photovoltaic (PV) facade is an active building envelope that generates energy. It also comes in a variety of patterns, colors, and textures to keep your building looking great. To meet new renewable energy production regulations, rooftop solutions are no longer enough. It’s time to tackle the vertical surfaces of buildings as well. The energy produced by the facade is either used to power the building or redirected to the power grid, reducing the building’s energy consumption.

Skylights
and canopies
Discover our
semi-transparent and
transparent Wysips®
Vision Glass &
Design Glass technologies

Our Wysips® Vision Glass and Design Glass solutions can be seamlessly integrated into skylights and canopies to control the amount of incoming light, reducing air conditioning requirements and delivering significant savings.
All glass surfaces become energy generators. Our Wysips® Design-Glass and Vision-Glass products are compatible with all types of glass and can be used to transform skylights and canopies into surfaces that produce energy while preserving a level of transparency. They also act as a sunshade that keeps indoor spaces from overheating without sacrifice to the esthetic appeal of the building. That means increased comfort for building users and lower air conditioning bills for building owners.

Curtain
walls
Get acquainted
with our semi-transparent
photovoltaic curtain wall
featuring Wysips® Design Glass

Lightweight facade walls designed to seal the building envelope are installed on the out-facing side of the building’s load-bearing skeleton.
Our curtain walls consist of a number of Design Glass modules featuring a variety of patterns and different degrees of transparency, depending on the building.
Each section of our PV curtain walls is equipped with a connector enabling it to transfer, via an inverter, the energy produced back to the building for self-consumption or for feeding into the grid.
This curtain also improves the well-being of users by acting as a sunshade. The energy savings that come from reduced air conditioning needs combined with the solar energy generated over a large surface result in energy-efficient buildings able to meet the challenges of tomorrow’s cities.

Partner
Products

Sunpartner also
develops products
in partnership
with construction
industry leaders

HORIZON, the first “3-in-1” connected smart solar window, developed in conjunction with VINCI CONSTRUCTION.

A window, sunshade, and blind all rolled into one, HORIZON features transparent or invisible PV panels and multiple sunlight sensors and can be adapted to any project, from new constructions to renovation.
HORIZON smart windows feature PV double glazing, electrochromic double glazing (up to 3 zones), an aluminum frame, and a connection box.
Once connected, the window can be controlled remotely via smartphone, remote control, or the building management system (BMS).
HORIZON is a money saving window with a CAPEX on par with conventional windows (with sunshades and blinds) and an OPEX some 20% lower, thanks to lower maintenance costs.
What’s more, HORIZON increases occupant comfort by protecting against glare and reducing indoor overheating while at the same time simplifying use and control.

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HORIZON energy, semi-transparent curtain wall developed with VINCI CONSTRUCTION

HORIZON energy combines three functions in one product to deliver a high-quality, visually integrated solution that conventional glass-glass (cSi) photovoltaic technologies simply can’t provide:

  • Structural glass facade (structural double glazed laminated glass)
  • Solar protection that limits indoor overheating, improves occupant comfort, and reduces air conditioning requirements
  • Photovoltaic electricity production that helps meet European targets for zero-energy and positive energy buildings
Certifications

Our glass products and solutions are subject to strict industry certification processes with recognized certification bodies, a guarantee of quality and regulatory compliance for all of our customers:

Photovoltaic certification

Design qualification and Type Approval – IEC 61646 certification by Certisolis
This international standard lays down criteria for design qualification and type approval of thin-film terrestrial photovoltaic modules suitable for operation in general open-air climates.

Safety qualifications- IEC 61730 certification by Certisolis
This international standard describes the construction requirements for photovoltaic (PV) modules in order to provide safe electrical and mechanical operation during their expected lifetime. Specific sections cover the prevention of electric shocks and the risk of fire and bodily injury due to mechanical or environmental constraints.

Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) Certification

Glass in building – laminated glass and laminated safety glass – EN 12543 certification by the CSTB
This standard defines terms and describes component parts for laminated glass and laminated safety glass for use in building. It specifies test methods in respect of resistance to high temperature, humidity and radiation.

Glass in building- Pendulum test –EN 12600 certification for flat glass by the CSTB
This standard specifies a pendulum impact test method for single flat panes of glass for use in buildings. The test is intended to classify flat glass products into three principal classes by performance under impact and by mode of breakage.

Glass in building – Security glazing –EN 356 certification by the CSTB
This standard specifies requirements and test methods for security glazing designed to resist actions of force. The glass is subject to blows from a sledge hammer and an axe.

Fire classification of construction products and building elements – EN 13501 certification by the CSTB
Classification using test data from reaction to fire and fire resistance tests.

Glass in building – Insulating glass units –EN 1279 certification by the CSTB
This standard defines insulating glass units and ensures conformity to the standard. It specifies requirements for moisture penetration and the long term test method for insulating glass units. 

CEKAL label (France) for double glazing

Technical assessment by the CSTB in accordance with EN 12543 and EN 1279 certifications.