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Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California
October 8-18, 2015

Supporting Sponsors

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is grateful to the following supporting sponsors for their contributions to Solar Decathlon 2015.


Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Aerohive enables our customers to simply and confidently connect to the information, applications, and insights they need to thrive. Our simple, scalable, and secure platform delivers mobility without limitations.

As a company that appreciates creative innovation and forward-looking culture, Aerohive is proud to support the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.


Brocade networking solutions help the world's leading organizations transition smoothly to a world where applications and information reside anywhere.

Consiliant Technologies

Established in 2002 by tenured IT executives motivated to bring more value to businesses undertaking strategic IT infrastructure initiatives, Consiliant Technologies is proud to support the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.


Electrolux, a global leader in home appliances, offers thoughtfully designed, innovative, and sustainable solutions for households and businesses, with products such as refrigerators, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners, and small domestic appliances.

Solar Decathlon 2015 was the fourth time that Electrolux partnered with Pella Windows to sponsor the event's Education Days programming and school bus grants.

Irvine Ranch Water District

Established in 1961 as a California Water District, the Irvine Ranch Water District (IRWD) provides high-quality drinking water, reliable sewage collection and treatment, groundbreaking recycled water programs, and environmentally sound urban runoff treatment for more than 330,000 residents of Central Orange County, California. IRWD was pleased to participate in Solar Decathlon 2015. During this time of severe drought in California, IRWD supports projects such as the Solar Decathlon that promote sustainability and water conservation practices. IRWD provided drinking water to Solar Decathlon visitors as well as water delivery and removal from the competition houses.

The Orange County Register

The Orange County Register proudly congratulates the Solar Decathlon 2015 partners and participants. Together, we are leading the charge in making our community and world a better place for generations to come.

In celebrating our 110th anniversary as Orange County's first choice for local news and information, we are pleased to tell the inspiring stories of local difference-makers like you. Creating ideas to make energy more efficient and adaptable to meet the needs of our county … that's bright thinking!

Pella Corp.

Pella Corp., a leading designer and manufacturer of windows and doors, once again partnered with Electrolux to sponsor the education outreach for the Solar Decathlon.

Pella's participation has enabled thousands of students to learn and experience what it means to build and design comfortable and affordable homes that are energy-efficient. Sponsorship of the Solar Decathlon is just one part of Pella's commitment to education and environmental sustainability for its team members, its customers, and the communities where they operate.

Tierra Verde Industries

Based in Irvine, California, Tierra Verde Industries (TVI) is a green waste, wood waste, and construction and demolition materials recycler. After processing this material, TVI produces more than 20 products for landscaping, gardening, and agricultural use.

As a sponsor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015, TVI provided waste management and recycling services for the Solar Decathlon.