Star Tribune: U's house takes 5th in solar contest

A solar house built by students at the University of Minnesota took fifth place in a national competition Friday.

The house was one of 19 in the fourth Solar Decathlon in Washington, put on by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Although the U's house didn't nab top overall honors, it placed first in contests for best lighting design and best engineering.

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