Three camera angles, hundreds thousands of photos, 12 weeks. We worked hard to put together this time lapse video, so you can see how hard we worked on every detail of the Illawarra Flame house.
We had an amazing feature air on ABC 7.30 NSW last Friday and people are starting to get excited! While we mightn’t have the following to attract the paparazzi just yet, we are super keen to tell everyone about our amazing Illawarra Flame house! Check out our amazing feature here! “A team from the University … Continue reading
The Daily Telegraph swung by to see Team UOW working hard on the Illawarra Flame house late last week and featured us in yesterdays newspaper! “Nerds have the Power…” began the slightly pride diminishing yet eye-catching headline! Well, we mightn’t consider ourselves nerds per se, but we certainly do seem to have the power. The Daily Telegraph, Sydney … Continue reading
We took a well-deserved break from construction this month for some serious rock climbing at a local indoor gym. Rock climbing is the perfect metaphor for the Solar Decathlon experience: on first glance, the challenge looks almost insurmountable: sheer, scary and certainly not safe… but after actually getting onto the wall, finding those footholds and … Continue reading
Get those hammers and hardhats ready, it’s finally time to build! We had our official build launch last Monday with special guests from the university, Tafe as well as media representatives across print, television and radio. It was a super exciting day that culminated in more than a few artificial poses – but hey, we … Continue reading
US Solar Decathlon team Empowerhouse has joined with US local government to make affordable, super efficient houses a reality! Lakiya Culley, an administrative assistant at the U.S. State Department and mother of three, has an unlikely new home… she just moved into one of the most innovative, energy-efficient houses in the US! Her new house cost just … Continue reading