A Winning WaterShed: Maryland Takes Home Top Prize

WaterShed, the University of Maryland’s 1st-place entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, is a solar-powered house inspired by the rich, complex ecosystems of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. The house displays a harmony between modernity, tradition, and simple building strategies, balancing time-trusted best practices and cutting-edge technological solutions to achieve high efficiency performance in an affordable manner.


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