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Czech Technical University Constructs the AIR House

Czech Technical University Constructs the AIR House

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.

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Team Texas Builds ADAPT

Team Texas Builds ADAPT

To compete in the 2013 Solar Decathlon, the University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College joined forces to build ADAPT.

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Stanford University Designs the Start.Home

Stanford University Designs the Start.Home

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.

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Kentucky and Indiana Team Build the Phoenix House

Kentucky and Indiana Team Build the Phoenix House

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…

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Team Ontario Constructs ECHO

Team Ontario Constructs ECHO

Queen’s University, Carleton University and Algonquin College collaborated to build a 2013 Solar Decathlon home called ECHO.  

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West Virginia University Builds PEAK

West Virginia University Builds PEAK

Inspired by Appalachian living, the PEAK home from West Virginia University has some nice passive solar features.

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UrbanEden Built by UNC

UrbanEden Built by UNC

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte built a beautiful concrete and glass high-performing home for this year’s Solar Decathlon.

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Norwich University Constructs the Delta T-90 House

Norwich University Constructs the Delta T-90 House

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.

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Missouri Designs the Chameleon House

Missouri Designs the Chameleon House

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…

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Team Austria Fashions LISI

Team Austria Fashions LISI

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 place in Market Appeal and 4th place in both Home Entertainment and Architecture. The overall cost of the house with the […]