Solar Decathlon Teams Making A Real World Impact!

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 $250,000 and is super efficient due to Solar Decathlon team Empowerhouse’s “passive house” technologies (learn more about it here).

Encouraging to see the real world impact of the Solar Decathlon! Keep at it Team UOW! We’ll make a difference yet!

Read more about this great story from grist.com here and co.exist here!

Empowerhouse were a team in the US 2011 Solar Decathlon

Empowerhouse were a team in the US 2011 Solar Decathlon.
credit: fastcoexist.com

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credit: fastcoexist.com

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