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2013-08-22 23:01:42

Stevens Institute of Technology and California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) are demonstrating their shared commitment to U.S. military veterans and sustainability with the establishment of a zero-net energy veterans center on the CSUSM campus, which will support and serve the nearly 900 students who identify as a veteran, service member or military dependent. Hoboken, NJ and San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Stevens Zero-Energy Solar Home, designed for the 2013 Solar Decathlon...

2013-08-20 23:29:05

Long Island Teens Place First in Solar Competition, Winning Scholarships, Trip to California Point Lookout, NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2013 Three students from Suffolk County will travel to Irvine, California with EmPower Solar this October to view the many solar-powered homes designed by college students at the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. EmPower Solar, an award-winning Long Island-based solar energy company, challenged New York high school students to create original...

2013-04-22 23:02:30

WPI´s entry is the only solar house to be built in the U.S. for this competition Worcester, MA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 The Solatrium, Worcester Polytechnic Institute´s (WPI) entry in the Solar Decathlon China 2013 competition, was unveiled before an audience of more than 170, including city officials and area legislators, as well as representatives of several corporate sponsors. WPI is part of an international, multi-university team with members from Ghent University in Belgium and...

2012-09-30 23:00:04

The Living Light house, the University of Tennessee´s entry to the Department of Energy´s Solar Decathlon, sponsored in part by Steelform USA, Steel Building Products, is being honored by the Smithsonian Institute in Washington DC. “We provided the floor joists, roof trusses for reduced sound and wall studs for thermal performance of the Delta stud," says Rick Godwin, principal of Steelform USA. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 The Living Light house, the University of...


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