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Denver, Colorado
October 5-15, 2017
Photo of a group of sponsor representatives-men and women in business attire—leading a larger group of young men and women—all student team members of the Solar Decathlon 2013 teams—as they enter the Solar Decathlon competition village in Irvine, California. Team houses, white event tents, and signs are visible in the background.

Resource Sponsors

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 extends a special thanks to its Resource sponsors:


Beko is pleased to join the distinguished list of U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2017 Resource sponsors

Beko U.S., Inc. is a subsidiary of Arçelik A.S. whose vision is, "Respects the globe, Respected globally." In June 2016, Beko secured a place in the United States. A sister brand, Blomberg, has been a top choice in premium developments across North America since 2008. In 2017, Beko received the Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year for its outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning

The Center for Science Teaching and Learning loves to support Solar Decathlon 2017! To us, the Solar Decathlon demonstrates how people should learn. By designing and innovating, the student teams have learned so much about renewable energy, sustainability, and more. And, because this competition is open to the public, all the visitors get to learn in a way that is engaging and exciting too.

Westin Denver International Airport

The Westin Denver International Airport is proud to be a Resource sponsor of Solar Decathlon 2017. The hotel is designed to create a dynamic, urban experience. With 519 soundproof guest rooms featuring panoramic views of downtown, the Rocky Mountains and the airfield, enjoy all the comforts of Westin with our world-class amenities. The hotel has received Platinum status under the ®LEED program. This prestigious designation makes The Westin Denver International Airport the highest LEED-rated hotel at any major U.S. airport.

American Solar Energy Society

The American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is a proud resource sponsor of Solar Decathlon 2017. Established in 1954, ASES is a non-profit organization that advocates for sustainable living and 100% renewable energy. We share information, events, and resources to cultivate community and power progress in the United States and beyond. ASES 46th annual conference, SOLAR 2017, occurs October 9&endash;12, 2017, in conjunction with the Solar Decathlon in Denver. ASES is proud to partner with Solar Decathlon by presenting a series of Solar 101 Consumer Workshops.

Modern In Denver

Modern In Denver is pleased to be a resource sponsor of Solar Decathlon 2017. Modern In Denver Magazine is The Rocky Mountain Region's design authority, reaching both the creative community and the design enthusiast. For more than nine years Modern In Denver has been uniquely focused on telling authentic stories, fostering thoughtful and purpose driven dialogue, and creating meaningful and unexpected focus. Our aim is to be instrumental in growing, understanding, and building interest in good design throughout the Rocky Mountain region.


RSMeans data is a proud resource sponsor of Solar Decathlon 2017. RSMeans provided the Solar Decathlon 2017 teams with access to the RSMeans Data Online cost-estimating tool, allowing them access to local and accurate cost data.