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Solar Decathlon Team, Habitat Break Ground on Passive House Duplex

The homes will consume up to 90% less energy than a typical home. More

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NAHB Steps Up Effort to Train the Next Generation of Builders

The National Housing Endowment provides grants that include internships for college students with major builders. More

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Solar Decathlon's Location TBD

The biennial solar-powered home competition is moving from its location on the... More

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Lumenhaus to Exhibit at Farnsworth House

After winning the 2010 Solar Decathlon Europe competition in Madrid, Spain,... More

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Young Students Discover New Possibilities With Construction

A program in Cincinnati shows at-risk children the benefits of going into the housing industry. More

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Ohio Program Connects Students With Construction Careers

Former Drees Homes employee Anne Mitchell developed the curriculum, which highlights the math, science, and other skills required by builders, architects, and subcontractors. More

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Meltwater House

Wisconsin's Solar Decathlon team focuses on affordable, off-the-shelf solutions suitable for the average family. More

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Team Missouri's Show-Me Solar House

This Solar Decathlon home’s contrasting front and rear facades are a nod to past influences and an embrace of present and future technologies. More

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University of Minnesota’s Icon Solar House

Team Minnesota updates the traditional gable house to accommodate optimum solar generation. More

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University of Arizona's SEED [pod] House

Team Arizona's 2009 Solar Decathlon entry aims for equilibrium in a constantly changing desert environment. More

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