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Stevens Institute of Technology Wins Solar Decathlon 2015- Congratulations!

Allison Friedman MA, United States 0 Ratings 335 Discussions 88 Group posts

Posted by: Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

Stevens Institute of Technology's SURE HOUSE won top honors overall at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, took second place followed by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, in third place.

According to Inhabitat, "What really made the SURE HOUSE stand out was its ultra-efficient design, coupled with a serious cost-effectiveness. The home exceeds Passive House standards and requires 90-percent less energy than your average home. Fiber composite shutters allow the house to be sealed up tight in an emergency, with plenty of solar power to keep things running."

http://www.solardecathlon.gov/blog/archives/4249
http://inhabitat.com/hurricane-resistant-sure-house-wins-the-2015-solar-decathlon/

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