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Solar Decathlon 2011

Technical Resources

The technical resources listed below provide a record of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011 that may be useful to future Solar Decathlon teams as well as people interested in renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

Final Scores and Standings

The final results contain scoring information organized by standing, team, contest, and day. For detailed measurement information for each team and contest, see the complete scoring spreadsheet.

Solar Decathlon 2011 Rules and Regulations

These documents governed the Solar Decathlon 2011 competition:


This page provides brief biographical information about each of the Solar Decathlon 2011 jurors.

Village Energy Balance

This page provides an overview of the overall energy balance of the Solar Decathlon 2011 solar village.

House Construction Drawings and Project Manual

The table below provides links to the house construction drawings and Project Manual submitted by the Solar Decathlon 2011 teams. The files contained within the Zip files below may be in formats that are not readable by all users.

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TeamConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Appalachian State UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
The City College of New YorkConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Florida International UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Ghent UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Massachusetts College of Art and Design and University of Massachusetts at LowellConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Middlebury CollegeConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
The Ohio State UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Old Dominion University and Hampton UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Parsons The New School for Design and Stevens Institute of TechnologyConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Purdue UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey and New Jersey Institute of TechnologyConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
The Southern California Institute of Architecture and California Institute of TechnologyConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Tongji UniversityConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
University of CalgaryConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
University of MarylandConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
The University of South Florida, Florida State University, the University of Central Florida, and the University of FloridaConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
The University of TennesseeConstruction DrawingsProject Manual
Victoria University of WellingtonConstruction DrawingsProject Manual