A curtain wall built with Onyx Solar®’s glass in the USA is 22% less expensive than a system built with a conventional low-e glass
The total cost for a curtain wall built with Onyx Solar®‘s glass is 88 $/ft2, in the USA. Only 10% higher than a curtain wall built with conventional low-e glass. Moreover, any installation that includes Onyx Solar´s photovoltaic glass qualifies for the solar investment tax credits (ITC) that can be claimed on federal corporate income taxes for 30% of the total cost of the photovoltaic curtain wall.
Therefore a curtain wall with Onyx Solar®‘s glass has a real cost of just 62 $/ft2, 22% less expensive than a system built with a conventional low-e glass that is not able to generate electricity during the next 30 years.