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Solar Decathlon 2015 Returns To Southern California! Teams Announced

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The US Department of Energy has just announced the student teams and the location for the Solar Decathlon 2015. Included are eight returning teams, twelve new teams, and four teams that feature partners from international schools. I’m thrilled that the competition will be held in Southern California again, I’m already planning my trip! … [continued]

Stanford Students’ “Start.Home” Debuted At Solar Decathlon

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Stanford students participated in the US Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon green-building competition for the first time this year, but performed like seasoned veterans, reports Stanford News. The student-built Start.Home finished fifth among an international field of 19 similar projects. I’d note that there was a sense of openness in the Start.Home house, … [continued]

Architecture Contest At Solar Decathlon Won By Prague Team

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Czech Technical University took first place in the highly competitive Architecture Contest and Vienna University of Technology received top honors in the Communications Contest on the morning of October 11, at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013, reports Solar Decathlon. The following is from the Solar Decathlon blog: European Teams Top Architecture and Communications Contests … [continued]

Team Austria: High-Tech Home At Solar Decathlon 2013 (VIDEO)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Solar Decathlon is the world’s most challenging sustainable building university-level competition and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, reports the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences. Team Austria: a collection of Austrian research institutions has entered the competition with the high-tech “LISI – Living Inspired by Sustainable … [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]