Posts Tagged ‘Solar Decathlon’

Energy Efficient or Not Energy Efficient–It’s All Labeled the Same!

The Department of Energy has been getting some great publicity—definitely on this blog—this month for its gigantic Solar Decathlon competition sprawled across the National Mall. But as DOE officials were shaking hands, making announcements, and touring various homes, someone in their department managed to leak an important, internal document to the New York Times.
Yesterday, [...]

Solar Decathlon Taking Over National Mall

A video of Rice University's Solar Decathlon home*
The solar power trend still hasn't rocketed through mainstream America.
But if you want to see solar homes lined up one right after another, proudly exhibiting the latest solar technology and energy-saving appliances/building materials, look no further than the National Mall.