Missouri University of Science and Technology

Solar Decathlon 2015: Missouri S&T Builds Solar Nest (Video)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) team started its home design for the Solar Decathlon 2015 with ideas to build a sustainable home that can be expanded as the family grows. The Nest Home is constructed using repurposed shipping containers which give this flexibility, and the student design team reused exterior siding and recycled the home’s insulation. … [continued]

Wastewater Into “Freshwater” — Newly Developed Technologies Produce Cleaner Treated Water For Less

A new wastewater treatment system that is more energy efficient than current conventional methods has been developed by a professor of civil, architectural, and environmental engineering at Missouri S&T, according to a recent press release. In addition to the above-mentioned system itself, multiple other technologies have been developed for use … [continued]

After Solar Decathlon 2013, Where Do The Houses Go?

Originally published on 1Sun4All. On October 14, after two years of hard work and 10 grueling contests, the Solar Decathlon teams will begin disassembling and packing up their demonstration houses, writes the US Department of Energy. But what then happens to these energy-efficient, solar-powered houses? The following article from energy.gov provides some info on that. Solar … [continued]