Pilkington Sunplus™ BIPV receives IEC certification


The energy-generating architectural glass, Pilkington Sunplus™ BIPV, has been accredited by the IEC, confirming the product complies with global product safety, design and quality tests.

The glass solution, by NSG Group and Solaria Corporation, has passed IEC61215 and IEC61730 certification standards, enabling it to be more easily specified and installed to help improve the sustainability of buildings.

The glass can assist with the LEED and BREEAM certification process towards a Net-Zero Building, and allow building developers to turn properties into power generating assets.

BIPV refers to a building component that can perform as a renewable energy-generating material, while being an integrated part of the building façade such as windows, spandrel glass and skylights.

Pilkington Sunplus™ BIPV is powered by Solaria’s PowerVision™ technology, an architectural solar glass solution that combines aesthetics with effective daylighting, glare control, superior thermal performance and energy generation.

The energy-generating glass product has received IEC Certification, helping it be more easily specified to help sustainability