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Solar Decathlon 2013

Comfort Zone Contest

(100 points)

For the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 Comfort Zone Contest, teams designed their houses to keep temperature and humidity steady, uniform, and comfortable. Full points were awarded for maintaining narrow temperature and relative humidity ranges during specified periods of time.

For full points, the houses had to maintain:

  • Temperatures between 71°F (22.2°C) and 76°F (24.4°C)
  • Relative humidity less than 60%.

The final data for the Comfort Zone contest are shown below. Roll over each graphic with your mouse for detailed measurement information. Click the team names in the legend to hide/show data for each team.

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