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Solar Roof Reflectivity

Has there been any studies completed regarding the reflectivity values of the solar roof tiles?
Trying to get the solar tiles through the design review panel process for a new build in New Zealand, however the project has tight LRV limitations.
Anyone been through a similar process before using the solar tiles, or got any information that could assist?


  • edited December 2017
    I know studies have been done for several airports (Indianapolis, Honolulu, Tucson, Denver, San Jose, Tampa, Chattanooga, Minneapolis-St Paul) which resulted in allowing the installations to proceed, sometimes directly between runways, where reflectivity can be critical. Solar panels inherently absorb light, but they do need to be evaluated. Sorry I can't help on details.
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