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You're Invited! Solar Decathlon 2023 Build Challenge Open Houses

A Map of the US showing the location of all Build Challenge Teams

Collegiate teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon® 2023 Build Challenge will hold free community open houses for their zero energy homes April 4–18, 2023.

Eleven collegiate teams across the globe have spent nearly two years designing and building full-size, high-performance, low-carbon houses for the competition. These dwellings demonstrate creative solutions to real-world climate issues, as well as long-term durability for local environmental conditions. 

See the “Schedule of Open Houses” below to tour a zero energy Solar Decathlon Build Challenge home near you!

Times specified are in local time zones unless otherwise indicated

Ball State University

“Alley House”

a photo of the Ball State University house

Brigham Young University

“Triple Dome Home”

  • City/State: Provo, UT
  • Address: William H. Snell Bldg, Provo, UT 84604
    • On Brigham Young University Campus, in between the B-66 and SNLL buildings
  • Dates: April 4–18 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. MST, closed Sunday April 9 and 16
  • Photos
a photo of of the Brigham
              University house

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

a photo of of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay house

Texas A&M University

Details coming soon!

The University of British Columbia

  • City/State/Country: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Address: 6363 Biological Sciences Rd, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4
  • Dates: April 14, 15, 16
  • Specific Tour Times: 10 am to 4 pm each day
  • Team website
  • Photos
a photo of The
              University of British Columbia house from above

The University of Kansas

a photo of the University of Kansas Team raising a wall

University of Colorado Boulder

Details coming soon!

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

“RENU House”

a photo of of the University
              of Illinois Urbana-Champaign house

University of Waterloo

Details coming soon!

University of Wyoming

a photo of of the university of Wyoming house

Woodbury University

  • City/State: Los Angeles, CA
  • Address: Address details will be provided once a tour has been confirmed.
  • Date: April 18
  • Specific Tour Times:  2 - 5 p.m. PT
  • Photos
a photo of of the Woodbury
              University house