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URBAN AND ARCHITECTURAL CHARACTER OF THERMAL AMBIENT INFLUENCES IN OPERATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS ON BUILDINGS

ABSTRACT
This paper presents some basic urban and architectural requirements regarding the installation of solar panels for electricity production on buildings. These requirements are usually design ‒ aesthetic and functional ‒ constructive. However, from the thermal ambient aspect, constructor's solution is often not in accordance with requirements of architectural and urban planning profession. It is a known fact that thermal environment impacts the yield in the solar panels production. The aim of this paper is to show, based on experience of solar power plant DOMIT, city of Leskovac, Serbia, what is the expected effect in that aspect, in order to choose the optimal solution with regard to the character of the building. The most favorable production have solar power plants built on buildings where the panels on the underside are completely open because they have the best ventilation, and therefore cooling.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2018-06-06
PAPER REVISED: 2018-10-01
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2018-11-15
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2019-01-19
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI18S5613M
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THERMAL SCIENCE YEAR 2018, VOLUME 22, ISSUE Supplement 5, PAGES [S1613 - S1622]
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