FOSTEr in MED at the BEF 2015

Foster in Med , a project financed by the ENPI – CBC MED programme and managed by the Centre for Innovation and Technology ( CIT) at IRI had a noticeable presence at the Beirut Energy Forum in its 2015 edition .

During the first day of the event, Dr. Talal Salem, TSC member of FOSTEr in MED, presented the project to an audience of professionals and gave insight about the various aspects of the project, namely the key role of the context analysis developed by the project, as well as the territorial activities implemented so far, stressing on the development of a key document that set the guidelines related to the implementation of BIPV. Dr. Salem announced that the guidelines were recently added to FOSTEr in MED’s website, offering a valuable reference for designers, students and engineers.

“The guidelines document is a tool to train students and professionals to BIPV which is a new technology, and to make this new approach as simple as possible”.

Dr Salem ended his presentation with updated details on the pilot project and the additional capacity of the BIPV installed on the building of the Industrial Research Institute. “We made sure that the elements that were added to the building also had a shading function, to better illustrate the concept of Building Integrated Photovoltaic”.

In parallel, FOSTEr in MED had a special Info Point Booth during the event. Info Point Administrator and TSC member Dr. Elias Kinab shared information and details about FOSTEr in MED to the professionals from around the world who attended the Beirut Energy Forum event.

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