AIA Minnesota Matrix: Solar Decathlon: Building a Greener Future

Mar 15, 09

In 2002, the U.S. Department of Energy held its first Solar Decathlon, a challenge to college teams from around the globe to design, build, and operate an aesthetic and livable, fully solar-powered house. This year the University of Minnesota was selected as one of 20 teams invited to compete in Washington, D.C., and the first and only Minnesota team ever to participate in this unique international competition.

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