16e Congrès photovoltaïque national

BIPV roof ©Swiss Solar Prize 2017
BIPV roof ©Swiss Solar Prize 2017 (©Schweizer Solarpreis 2017/©Prix Solaire Suisse 2017)

Jacqueline Schindler, president ÜserHuus (www.userhuus.ch), and Robert Cowie, director ÜserHuus, will participate at the 16th International Photovoltaic Congress by Swissolar (http://www.swissolar.ch/fr/16e-congres-photovoltaique-national/) in Berne where Dr. Stephen Wittkopf, adjoint director Construction at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts and ÜserHuus’ will speak about:  “Optimised architecture for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

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A house in a box: Moladi model home Trinidad

Moladi roof
Housing in Trinidad

A house factory in a box – The production plant with no machines – No factory – No electricity – No waste – No skilled artisans or operators – No stock – Simply assemble boxed reusable plastic formwork components into a mould to cast reinforced monolithic reinforced homes on site. This 52 m2 unit was cast on Tuesday – Formwork removed on Wednesday. Speed reduces cost – One mould One house One day – Ten moulds Ten houses One Day. Produced by a workforce trained by moladi. “Train the unemployed to house the homeless” Forming strategic partnerships with people who share the vision to address the housing backlog and develop jobs and skills for the unemployed in their country. https://lnkd.in/eNQZ-DD

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