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Archive for July, 2011

Compete in Solar Decathlon 2013

Friday, July 22, 2011

By Alexis Powers

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon organizers today released a request for proposals for Solar Decathlon 2013 teams. Collegiate teams interested in participating have until Nov. 10, 2011, to submit the required documentation for consideration.

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Where To Build in New York City? Team New York Looks Up

Friday, July 22, 2011

By Erin Pierce

Editor’s Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE’s Energy Blog.

In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon—which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive—we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. (more…)

Team Massachusetts Brings a Fourth Dimension to the Solar Decathlon

Friday, July 15, 2011

By Erik Hyrkas

Editor’s Note: This entry has been cross-posted from DOE’s Energy Blog.

In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon—which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive—we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. (more…)

Team Florida Takes “Sunshine State” Moniker Seriously

Friday, July 8, 2011

By April Saylor

In honor of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon—which challenges 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive—we are profiling each of the 20 teams participating in the competition. (more…)

D.C. Community Comes Together in the Name of Sustainability, Affordability

Friday, July 1, 2011

By Erin Pierce

Photo of a group of people wearing hardhats. In the middle, two people hold shovels of dirt.

From left: Joel Towers, executive dean, Parsons; Dorothy Douglas, Deanwood resident; Sheila C. Johnson, board chair, Parsons; Sylvia Brown, ANC commissioner; Deputy Mayor Victor Hoskins; Kent Adcock, president and CEO, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.; Michael Bruno, dean, Stevens Institute of Technology; Neil Grabois, dean, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at The New School (Courtesy of Lisa Bleich)

Saving energy to save money—it’s a simple yet effective strategy that can greatly benefit families faced with the variable, often high costs of utility bills. It’s a goal made all the more significant to the Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of Technology Solar Decathlon team because the houses they design and build will serve as future residences for two families in the historic Deanwood community of Washington, D.C. (more…)

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