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PV
SOLAR 
Tiles
have been developed in Australia with Commonwealth AGO and NSW SEDA State support.

Standing on tiles (120Kg).

Australian Standard wind driven rain test.
Winner of the Housing Industry Association GreenSmart Product of the Year 2001, PV Solar Tiles are a building material made from standard PV laminates available anywhere in the world. PV Tiles can be used as a roofing or wall cladding material.

Testing at CSIRO of frames and materials under conditions of heat +80C and cold -20C with water.

BHP-Lysaght wind pressure lift off test.
The PV Tiles are tough, even trafficable, attractive and have been tested by the CSIRO and BHP - Lysaght to Australian standards. PV Solar Tiles are ready for your new north facing roof area and they can also help to heat, and even cool your home!
PV Solar Tiles have undergone the strictly controlled CSIRO test for extremes of heat and cold (left) and the Australian standard wind driven rain test test (right). They have also passed the BHP - Lysaght test for wind lift off (below left) to Australian standards.
For more information on the CSIRO and BHP tests see the following websites: http://www.csiro.com.au or http://www.bhp.com.au.
PV Solar Tiles

PV Solar Tiles side-soaker tray and lower edge ventilation.
have unique features in the framing system which help to cope with adverse weather conditions. The figure below right details the PV Solar Tile side-soaker tray and lower edge ventilation features. These help to ensure that PV Solar Tiles will provide power and a secure roof surface for your home for their guaranteed period of at least 30 years.



  Last Updated: Thursday, September 9, 2004 - 11:10 a.m. Pacific Time




PVSOLARTILES

An added value approach to Photovoltaics (PV) on buildings for building designers and owners
100% Australian Design and manufacture
Award winning design
CSIRO and BHP weather tested
Forms a tough, trafficable and attractive roof
Additional thermal energy benefits for home comfort and savings
Design and construction with sustainable outcomes and appeal to clients
Zero Greenhouse footprint homes with low bills can be achieved.
PV Solar Tiles
won the Housing Industry Association Greensmart Product of the Year Award 2001
The development of PV Solar Tiles has received project support from the Australian Greenhouse Office and SEDA NSW. Tyco Electronics is also a partner in the project.