Designing BIPV-systems is a very complex and time-consuming process, as a result it is necessary to find a compromise between the optimal conditions for the functioning of PV modules, the requirements of building standards, the architectural component and the economic feasibility. In this case, the standard solutions and software used to calculate and design standard solar power stations, here can not be used in full. In this case, it is very important to choose the right way to place BIPV elements and to adapt the design of BIPV elements to the general architectural style of the building to get electrically and architecturally optimized systems. Designing BIPV-systems is a work at the intersection of several professions: an architect, a builder and an electrical engineer. Let's consider some basic features of designing BIPV-systems.
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