The Sustainable Building Envelope Centre (SBEC) is a joint initiative to research technologies that will turn buildings into power stations.

The role of SBEC


Transforming building envelopes from a passive energy conservation role to an active energy generation, storage, dissipation and management function.

SBEC technologies


Delivering enhance technologies based around solar thermal and photovoltaics to deliver energy savings independently, in combination or as part of new integrated solutions.



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SBEC partners

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Our main partners are Tata Steel, the Low Carbon Research Institute and the Welsh Government. Our contributors are BASF and Solon.

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