Tagged: Solar Decathlon 2013
Made entirely from wood, the goals of the AIR house were to be Affordable, Innovative and Recyclable. The Czech Technical University designed the house for older 50+ year-olds who are nearing retirement.
To compete in the 2013 Solar Decathlon, the University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College joined forces to build ADAPT.
Stanford University designed and built the Start.Home to make sustainability trendy, social and affordable. They were awarded 1st place in both Affordability and Energy Balance, making more solar energy then they needed or used.
The University of Louisville, Ball State University and the University of Kentucky combined forces to built the Phoenix House. Made to be rapidly deployed after a natural disaster…
Queen’s University, Carleton University and Algonquin College collaborated to build a 2013 Solar Decathlon home called ECHO.
Inspired by Appalachian living, the PEAK home from West Virginia University has some nice passive solar features.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte built a beautiful concrete and glass high-performing home for this year’s Solar Decathlon.
Winning 1st place in the affordability category, Norwich University set out to make a home that that is high-performing, solar-powered and available to all.
Missouri University of Science and Technology designed a house that can adapt to its changing environment. They received 1st place in Energy Balance, creating more energy than the house used. This house had smart passive solar features…
The Vienna University of Technology was the overall winner of this year’s Solar Decathlon. Along the road to the podium they won a 1st place in Communications, Hot Water and Energy Balance, received 2nd...