First Light

The George Washington University
Team First Light from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand travelled thousands of miles to present their solar house, based on a traditional Kiwi holiday home. Bede Robertson and Nick Officer, two of the 26 students involved in the... 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. This animated fly-through shows what the house will look like and how it works. View... Read More