Terracotta – the exemplary façade material

Introduction: Terracotta is a glazed or unglazed ceramic resulting from the fired clay and has a porous body. It is being used in architecture since early 1800s when a church, designed by Sir Edmund Sharpe, was built almost exclusively of terracotta in Germany in 1824. It, in its unglazed form, eventually became fashionable as a …

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Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) Projects are the Only Viable Solution to Overcome Energy Deficits in the Country – notes Frost & Sullivan

India’s strategic geographical location enables it to tap the vast potential for solar power generation, with about 300 clear sunny days in a year. By 2050, about 69 percent of the electricity produced in India will come from renewables like solar energy. Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) are photovoltaic materials used to replace conventional building materials (such …

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