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20 Teams Build High Tech Houses in Solar Village Contest

Posted on Oct 21, 2009 in Alt Energy, Tiny Homes, & Structures, Science & Technology

Source: PopSci By Rebecca Boyle   Posted 10.16.2009 at 12:54 pm The National Mall was transformed into a futuristic commune for the past two weeks as 20 teams from four countries erected solar-powered homes    Team California's "Refract House" Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon View Photo Gallery The bright future of green living has been on display for the past two weeks at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during the Department of Energy's 2009 Solar Decathlon. The biennial contest, which wraps up this weekend, brings hundreds of university students from around the world to a temporary solar village for two weeks, where spectators can walk through student-designed houses and marvel at the latest green tech. These solar homes have it all

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