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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Planet Forward
Planet Forward host Frank Sesno tours the Solar Decathlon with Don Ferrier, home builder and President of Ferrier Custom Homes. Take a look at some of the top innovations at the SD2011! WATCH!
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Living Light's solar house balances technology and modern design features with regional history and landscape to be of value to eco-conscious residents. The house caters to the needs of the planet and a growing population, using the sun's energy to... Read More
Planet Forward
Viewers voted and TENNESSEE is on top in the race for the Solar Decathlon! Check out the Tennessee team's use of solar energy, insulated windows and a remote control iPad. Ask expert Bill Worthen what HIS thoughts are on the Tennessee team's Living... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Take a tour of the Living Light house, the University of Tennessee's submission for the Solar Decathlon 2011. The home, inspired by a long history of efficient design strategies in our area, combines performance and aesthetics to create a livable,... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The University of Tennessee’s Living Light house incorporates the knowledge of Tennessee’s past and present to create an environmentally responsive, comfortable home to meet the needs of today. The dual extremes of our climate led the original... Read More
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
With education at the forefront of the Living Light endeavor, a Solar Decathlon 2011 project from University of Tennessee, we want to provide ways to reach people of all ages and educate them about our home and sustainability. Enter Mr. Photon.
Most commuters in urban areas drive to work a distance of less than 15 miles, one-way. Most of these are single passengers in vehicles designed to carry up to 5 passengers. If a vehicle was available that was sufficiently comfortable but used much... Read More