Concentrating type solar collection and daylighting system within glazed building envelopes

  • US 7,190,531 B2
  • Filed: 04/05/2004
  • Issued: 03/13/2007
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/03/2003
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A kit for forming a solar module, comprising:

  • a Fresnel lens; and

    a first means for supporting a photovoltaic cell inside a window in a building facade envelope at a predetermined distance from the Fresnel lens such that the solar radiation is focused onto the photovoltaic cell.

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