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ICON Solar Gable Roof (VIDEO)

Sep 29, 09

Josh Quinnell, engineering/energy model team leader shares the story of the ICON Solar House's gable roof and what the team has done in order to gain extra sun exposure during the winter season when the sun is at a low angle.

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ICON Solar House Hits the Road

Sep 29, 09

With cornfields in the background, University of Minnesota's ICON Solar House caravan begins their eastward trek to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon.  The team will begin assembling the house on the National Mall October 1st.

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ICON Solar House Packs Up for Move to DC

Sep 26, 09

The landscaping containers are loaded on a flatbed trailer and the crane prepares to lift a roof module off the house as the team continues to disassemble the ICON Solar House in preparation for the trip to Washington DC.  The house will depart Sept. 28.

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ICON Solar House Exterior Video Tour with Engineering /Energy Model Team Leader Josh Quinnell. (VIDEO)

Sep 21, 09

Engineering/Energy Model Team Leader Josh Quinnell walks around the exterior of the ICON Solar House, explaining the features of the design and engineering. Shot September 15, 2009 on University of Minnesota campus.

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UMN ICON Solar House PV Panels Hit the Roof

Sep 18, 09

Deadline pressures continue as the University of Minnesota crew members continue to work on the ICON Solar House.

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UMN ICON Solar House Moves Into the Sun

Sep 8, 09

University of Minnesota's ICON Solar House has moved from the construction site at the ReUse Center to it's sunny location on the St. Paul campus.  A flurry of activity continues with work on the systems, decking and cabinet installations. 

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