Hanwha solar panels selected for VISION House

Source: Hanwha Solar

Hanwha Solar, a leading global solar company and manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, today announces its participation in the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Hanwha Solar is providing solar PV panels for the experiential exhibit in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®, which will give visitors a practical look at green building technologies.

The VISION House® is a large home with realistic living space and interior decor. INNOVENTIONS Cast Members will lead VISION House® guests through a guided tour, featuring building science fundamentals, integrated design elements, green products, and intelligent systems that aim to enhance the home's sustainability. Throughout the exhibit, visitors are encouraged to consider how they can reduce their personal impact on the planet, as well as changes they can implement in their own homes to make them more sustainableand durable.

Hanwha Solar photovoltaic modules are installed on the VISION House® roof and carport outside the VISION House®. "The same high-quality Hanwha Solar panels that power millions of homes around the world are used to educate INNOVENTIONS guests from around the world about the ease and importance of solar power," said Hee Cheul Kim, President of Hanwha Solar. "Hanwha Solar is a trusted, world-class brand in the solar industry, which aligns well with Disney's preeminent status as one of the world's most respected and trusted companies."

As guests tour the home, they are educated on the latest in advanced products and technologies in whole-home automation, energy generation and efficiency, water conservation, indoor environment quality and high-performance materials and durability. In addition to Hanwha Solar's solar photovoltaic panels, the home includes these advanced products and technologies:

•High efficiency heating and cooling systems and controls and innovative whole-home automation system and door hardware by Ingersoll Rand
•Electronic vehicle charging station by SIEMENS
•Chevy Volt electric vehicle by GM
•Durable and environmentally friendly exterior systems, including smog-eating tile roofs, cultured stone, bricks, permeable pavers, and trim by Boral
•Ventilation solutions by Panasonic
•Energy efficient windows and doors from Pella
•High performance appliance glass products by Schott
•Fire sprinkler information from the National Fire Protection Association
•Sustainable hardwood flooring and cabinets from Armstrong World Industries
•Water-conserving fixtures, faucets, showerheads, and home standby generators by KOHLER
•ENERGY STAR certified home appliances by Bosch
•LED lighting solutions by SYLVANIA

The VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS is part of Green Builder® Media's VISION House® series. Other VISION House® locations include Los Angeles, Calif., Las Vegas, Nev., Orlando, Fla., and Aspen, Colo.


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