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We need to rethink the way that people live, redesigning the traditional family home to be much more sustainable in all aspects. Ohio State's enCORE is the university's second entry into the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. The team is... Read More
Old Dominion University and Hampton University
Members of the Hampton Roads Green Building Council stopped by the site for a tour of the Unit 6. When the houses are in Washington D.C. for the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011, members of each team will give tours to the general... Read More
Old Dominion University and Hampton University
In May, the modules of the Unit 6 were delivered and assembled on campus at Old Dominion University. Since then, the members of Team Tidewater Virginia have been working every day on the construction of the house. At the end of August, the completed... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the southern hemisphere to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. The team has made this video walk through of the First Light house - take a tour through... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington
Clothes dryers are typically the second-biggest electricity-using appliance after the refrigerator in a home. Check out how New Zealand's Solar Decathlon team has developed a new, more efficient way to dry your clothes.
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. They have made a series of video blogs which follow their progress in the lead up to the... Read More
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.
Old Dominion University and Hampton University
This is a digital walkthrough of our house, the Unit 6. Our team, Tidewater Virginia, is a part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. Composed of Old Dominion University Engineering students and Hampton University Architecture... Read More
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. They have made a series of video blogs which follow their progress in the lead up to the... Read More
WaterShed, the University of Maryland’s entry into the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011, is a solar-powered home comprised of systems that interact with each other and the environment. Some of the innovative features of the house... Read More

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