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A rendered model of the team's home for the 2023 Build Challenge.

Arapahoe Community College & Colorado School of Mines*

This finalist team will not be competing in spring 2023 and will instead be exhibiting their zero energy home in spring 2024.

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Team Name: Net Zero 5280

Build Location: Colorado School of Mines campus, Golden, Colorado

This affordable 1,718 ft2 house will integrate a back-up energy storage system of reused electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

Key Features:

  • Reused battery system
  • Greywater system
  • Ground-source heat pump
  • Solar thermal water heating/water heat recovery.