Category Archives: Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathlon: A Peek Into The Homes

The Solar Decathlon was smashing success! The teams spent almost two years designing and building their sustainable homes and the hard work paid off — the homes turned out beautifully. Congratulations to all of the teams for their great accomplishments. A special thanks to Cerraeh Laykin for the photography — despite battling the one rainy Southern California day of the year (sorry Cerraeh!). […]

Live Blogging From the Solar Decathlon – Winner Just Announced!

Engineering winners being announced right now – very exciting! It’s a three-way tie for Third Place in Engineering – Team Austria, North Carolina and Las Vegas! This means the competition for the overall winner will be extremely close. Second place to the Czech Republic And the First place Engineering award goes to Resource Furniture-sponsored Team Ontario!!!!! […]

Transforming ASUNM

This blog was written by ASUNM team member Kevin Christensen at Arizona State University with a Master in Architecture. 5:30 A.M.: The Sun begins to break over the mountains in the distance, the air is still cool, the racket still hasn’t really started yet, it’s calm. The 3:30 A.M. wake up call is all but second nature […]

Resource Furniture & Norwich University

This blog was written by the Norwich Solar Decathlon Team. For more information please visit their website at solardecathlon.norwich.edu and “Like” their Norwich Solar Decathlon 2013 Facebook page. Norwich University’s Delta T-90 House is a 996 square foot, two-bedroom home that is tuned for the unique seasons of the northeastern bioregion. The Delta T-90 home is designed to maintain a comfortable […]