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SUNSTYLE RECEIVES ADDITIONAL FRENCH CSTB CERTIFICATION

SunStyle has obtained its second Technical Opinion from the French CSTB (Scientific and Technical Center of the Building). The first Technical Opinion made it possible to install SunStyle solar tiles on a wood mounting system. With this second Technical Opinion, the SunStyle solar roof system can now be installed on a steel mounting system, broadening the ability to install SunStyle on different buildings.

SunStyle solar roof - Energy Tech Review Top Renewable Energy Provider

TOP RENEWABLE ENERGY SERVICE COMPANY 2021

SunStyle has been named the Top Renewable Energy Service Company of 2021 by Energy Tech Review. This annual listing honors 10 companies that are at the forefront of providing Renewable Energy consulting/services and transforming businesses. SunStyle is honored to receive this award for our innovative solar roof shingles, which provide commercial buildings and residential properties the opportunity to generate solar power, while maintaining the beautiful look of their roof.

ENTER THE DRAGONSCALE

Google is leading the way with it’s dragonscale solar roof, setting the example for commercial buildings to move forward with their own fully-integrated solar roof design.  Read more on Grist.

DRAGONSCALE: FORM AND FUNCTION

The dragonscale solar shingles made by SunStyle accomplishes both form and function.  Read more about our work with Google on The Keyword.

DRAGONSCALE SOLAR SHINGLES

SunStyle is the proud maker of the dragonscale solar shingles installed on Google’s new buildings. Google CEO Sundar Pichai calls the solar roof “aesthetically amazing.” Read the full article on Bloomberg Green.

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FRENCH PRODUCTION PLANT OPENED

The French production plant of the SunStyle® solar tiles was officially launched on October 15th 2020, in the presence of the French Minister of Ecological Transition Barbara Pompili. The Minister was able to discover the various facets of the manufacturing of “Made in France” solar tiles in Châtellerault, Nouvelle-Aquitaine. On this occasion, SunStyle was also awarded the Solar Impulse Foundation label by the adventurer Bertrand Piccard as a profitable and viable solution to protect the environment. Article on RenewablesNow.com

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EASIER PLANNING THANKS TO CAD AND BIM DATA

SunStyle® supports your planning process and provides you on the global platform bimobject.com with CAD and BIM documents for use. These facilitate your digital planning in Grafisoft® ArchiCAD, Autodesk® Revit® and SketchUp.

SunStyle Photovoltaic Solar Roof BIPV winning sustainable roofing award

RENOVATION WITH SUNSTYLE TILES WINS SOLAR PRIZE

This former detached house dating from the 1960s was converted into two semi-detached residences and renovated to become energy efficient. Despite a higher number of consumers and a larger energy reference area, the building’s energy requirements were reduced by 61%. In addition, thanks to the PV installations installed on the south side of the roof by Ackermann AG, it was possible to build an EnergyPlus construction at a low cost. The project was awarded the HEV Special Solar Prize in 2019.

SUNSTYLE AT EXPO 2020 IN DUBAI

The French Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai will be fully decked out with SunStyle® solar tiles. The solar building envelope, whose colors are inspired by Claude Monet’s Water Lilies, aims to trap the sunlight and channel its energy into the building in the form of a huge interactive light show. This project is made possible thanks to the color technology developed by SunStyle AG.

SunStyle Solar Tiles on French Paviilion at Dubai Expo 2020

DUBAI 2020: THE FRENCH PAVILION IS LIGHTING UP THANKS TO SUNSTYLE®

EXPO 2020 aims to present innovations, share ideas and encourage collaboration – and shape the future in line with the motto “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”. SunStyle International is proud to have been selected along with Akuo Energy to install the solar building envelope for the French Pavilion.

SunStyle solar tiles on the roof of Ristis Restaurant at Brunni

THE BRUNNI CABLE CARS ARE CARBON NEUTRAL

The Restaurant Ristis mountain lodge has been completely covered in SunStyle® solar tiles. More power is now being produced than the restaurant requires annually. By replacing oil heating with a wood pellet heating system and implementing further measures, which are supplemented by the myclimate climate protection initiative to compensate for unavoidable carbon emissions, the Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg AG became the first carbon-neutral cable car company in Switzerland in May 2018.

Neo-Gothic Church (Sarpsborg, Norway)

CHURCH UNITES TRADITION AND FUTURE

Sarpsborg, the third oldest town in Norway and today an industrial town, has a rich cultural heritage, which also includes the town church from 1862. At the beginning of 2019, the roof of the neo-Gothic church was renovated with SunStyle® solar shingles. The church in the centre thus becomes a symbol of the interplay of tradition and future.

SunStyle Photovoltaic Solar Hotel Grimselpass DragonScale solar roof

SUNSTYLE AT ALPINE HEIGHTS

Thanks to two completed renovations of hotel roofs at alpine heights, our SunStyle® solar tiles can prove their durability under extreme weather conditions. They have been producing clean electricity on the Grimsel Pass and the Fiescheralp for over a year at an altitude of more than 2000 metres above sea level.

SunStyle Photovoltaic Solar Roof BIPV

PHOTOVOLTAICS MEETS COLOR

The SunStyle® photovoltaic shingles can now be produced in a multitude of colors. As part of our partnership with Saint-Gobain, SunStyle AG has developed an innovative color technology which allows us to produce photovoltaic shingles in multiple colors and with various surface structures. Your imagination is almost the only limit. We are looking forward to your ideas. Please contact us for more information.

SunStyle Photovoltaic Solar Roof BIPV 10 year anniversary celebration

10 YEARS OF SUNSTYLE

Celebrate with us! Thanks to our many happy customers, this year we will be celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the SunStyle solar roof. Our solar roof started with one major project in France, and is now installed on countless rooftops across Europe and the USA. Read more about the SunStyle success story …

SunStyle solar tiles on a renovated historic church roof in Norway

CLOSE TO HEAVEN

Even the Strand parish in southern Norway relies on solar power. The nave of the white, 19th century wooden church has been fitted with SunStyle® solar panels on the roof. These resemble the structure of traditional Norwegian roof shingles.

SunStyle solar tiles on a educational campus with low pitch roofs

ELECTRICITY FROM THE NURSERY SCHOOL

Solar energy for the youngest generation. With a colourful façade and efficient SunStyle® solar roof, the two nursery school buildings developed by Bauzeit Architekten have something special for both the little ones and the Energy City Ipsach initiative. The 700 solar tiles with a total capacity of over 70 kWp generate approximately 65,000 kWh of solar energy annually.

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SUNSTYLE WINS SWISS SOLAR PRIZE

With a power supply of 225%, a single-family home in Ormalingen produces far more energy than it requires. This was achieved through the restoration of the facade and roof with sustainable materials such as wood and SunStyle solar tiles.

SunStyle Solar Tiles on a vacation house in Boltigen Switzerland)

SOLAR ENERGY FROM THE VAUD ALPS

Maintaining the harmonious townscape of Château d’Œx: Lutz Architekten succeeded in this mission using SunStyle® solar roof panels with full-coverage integration for the multi-family chalets. This is how traditional wooden constructions were built as energy-plus houses.