Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Building-Integrated Photovoltaics: Where Sustainability meets Aesthetics

Conference programme

09:00

Registration and welcome coffee

10:00

OPENING SESSION

Welcome to the RIBA premises

Lynne Sullivan, Chair of the RIBA Sustainable Futures Group

Setting the scene: why this conference?

Marko Topič, Chair of EU PVTP, and Silke Krawietz, Leader of the BIPV working group of EU PVTP

Realising the synergies between the PV and the construction sectors

Luc Bourdeau, Secretary General of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP)

Energy efficiency and BIPV opportunities in Europe

Paul Hodson, Head of Energy Efficiency & Intelligent Energy Unit, Directorate General for Energy, European Commission

Joining Up the Solar Landscape

Gabriela Salejova, Solar Energy Systems SIG, KTN, Innovate UK

11:00

SESSION I: The opportunities offered by energy efficient, PV-equipped buildings

BIPV - an opportunity for alternative growth in the European PV sector

Gaëtan Masson, Vice-Chair of the EU PV Technology Platform

Sustainable buildings: Intelligent & Beautiful?

Larry Malcic, HOK, Design Principal

Designing PV for buildings

Alistair Guthrie, ARUP, Arup Fellow, Director Building Design

Integration of PV in buildings, the point of view of a contractor

Paul Cartuyvels, Bouygues SA, ECTP Presidium

The architect: why the PV industry shouldn't count him out?

Laurent Quittre, ISSOL CEO

When PV modules are becoming real building elements: White solar module, a revolution for BIPV

Laure-Emmanuelle Perret-Aebi, CSEM

13:00

Lunch break

14:00

SESSION II: A shared vision? Boosting the market for energy plus buildings with BIPV solutions

Panel discussion moderated by Paul Hodson, Head of Energy Efficiency & Intelligent Energy Unit, Directorate General for Energy, European Commission

Larry Malcic, Design Principal, HOK

Alistair Guthrie, Director Building Design, ARUP

Frédéric Bonnefoy, Product Manager Active Glass, AGC

Neil Pennell, Head of Sustainability & Engineering, Land Securities

Laurent Quittre, CEO, ISSOL

Paul Cartuyvels, Bouygues SA, ECTP Presidium

15:30

SESSION III: The way ahead: collaboration to build beautiful PV-equipped buildings

First attempt to prioritize R&D&D needs for BIPV

Jef Poortmans, IMEC, Vice-Leader BIPV WG of the EU PVTP

EeB PPP Roadmap and the role of PV

Luc Bourdeau, Secretary General of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP)

Do policies that encourage markets for BIPV pay? The monetary benefits of ambitious building energy policy

Peter Graham, Executive Director, Global Buildings Performance Network

Architecture and BIPV: contradiction or accordance?

Dieter Moor, CEO Marketing and Sales, ertex solar

Success factors for the integration of photovoltaics in buildings, current and future solar cell technologies

Frédéric Bonnefoy, Product Manager Active Glass, AGC

Technology and well-being the next chapter in Green Building: how BIPV can contribute

Alfonso Ponce-Alvarez, Director - Corporate Solutions UK, Jones Lang LaSalle

Active integrated grids accommodating seamlessly energy efficient buildings

Venizelos Efthymiou , EU Smart Grid Tech

Architecture and BIPV: innovative materials enabling new design possibilities

David Müller, Global Head of Strategic Marketing PV, Merck

Enabling BIPV innovation through H2020

Paul Verhoef, Head of New and Renewable Energy Sources Unit, European Commission DG RTD

17:15

CLOSING SESSION

Closing & concluding remarks

Paul Verhoef, Head of New and Renewable Energy Sources Unit, European Commission DG RTD

Jef Poortmans, imec, Vice- Leader of the BIPV working group of EU PV Technology Platform

17:30

END OF THE CONFERENCE

PV Clinic

13:00 - 13:20

‘What is the PV in BIPV?' - An open clinic with James Felstead - SMA Solar UK, to answer your questions and share his experience of PV in buildings