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Photo of a man wearing a hard hat and Illinois T-shirt and carrying a tray of plants.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty member Mark Taylor works on the landscaping for Gable Home.

Solar Decathlon 2009


The Solar Decathlon is an inspiring event that celebrates a powerful combination of solar energy, energy efficiency, and the best in home design. We invite you to experience the excitement of the Solar Decathlon through these 2009 photograph collections: