Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Solar Decathlon Opens on the National Mall — Sept. 23

The event is free of charge and open to the public – Visitors are encouraged to tour the open-houses and will learn how to implement new cost efficient and energy saving features into their own homes. 20 University teams, from all parts of the world, spend over 2 years preparing for this event, and are judged in 10 individual contests; including: affordability, attractiveness, creating a healthy environment, adequate energy produced for appliances and hot water, and more!

Richard King, U.S. Department Of Energy’s Director of the Solar Decathlon, provides a sneak peek into this year’s event:


Visit the DOE’s Solar Decathlon website for more information >>

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