Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)

Increase photovoltaic efficiency, design and durability


Innovative silicon-based solutions and expertise enable incorporation of renewable energy for durable, efficient and sustainable buildings. Dow is one of only a few companies in the world capable of providing silicon-based solutions – including a wide range of sealant and adhesive options – that improve the design, performance and durability of photovoltaics systems. This, coupled with our 70 years of silicon-based technology experience and long history of success in the development of innovative and proven silicon-based solutions for commercial glazing and façade systems, delivers more options and stronger solutions for building-integrated photovoltaics.

A wide range of building-integrated photovoltaics solutions

Dow brings together a broad range of innovative silicon-based technologies to meet critical BIPV needs and applications, including:

  • High-performance sealants and adhesives for BIPV panels, solar modules and solar arrays.
  • Structural silicone adhesives for bonding photovoltaic panels to subframes, ensuring both the structural safety of the curtain wall and the stability of the panels and improving thermal and acoustic performance through continuous and effective sealing of the façade.
  • Professional technical support to ensure correct sealant application and long-term performance.

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