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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...

2013-01-11 20:20:31

- Representatives from 20 collegiate teams visit the Great Park competition site for the first time - Students from around the country and world gather on-site to prepare for award-winning competition - Renderings of student-designed solar houses released - Great Park to host Solar Decathlon 2013, October 3-13 IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students representing the 20 collegiate teams competing in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 arrived...

2012-10-09 15:22:05

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Deltec Homes, Asheville, NC-based leading home builder of high-wind resistant round homes for over forty years, has signed an agreement with Appalachian State University (ASU) to market and manufacture The Solar Homestead, an energy efficient home designed by students and professors at ASU and winner of the People's Choice Award at the 2011 Solar Decathlon in Washington D.C. Through the agreement with Appalachian, Deltec Homes will pay royalties...

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...

2012-05-30 06:26:54

DATONG, China, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On May 26, 2012, the 22 teams competing for the Solar Decathlon China 2013 made a group appearance to the public in the City of Datong, Shanxi Province, marking the successful close to the team selection process and the official start of the promotion phase. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56423-solar-decathlon-china-2013 (Photo:...

2012-05-29 10:21:33

District's First Passive House--a New Model for Affordable, Green Housing--Welcomes Deanwood Community for Day of Construction Tours and Workshops WASHINGTON, May 29, 212 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of students from Parsons The New School for Design, The Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at The New School, and Stevens Institute of Technology have partnered with Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C. and the D.C. local government to build...

2012-05-17 10:21:57

IRVINE, Calif., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At their meeting on May 17, 2012, The Orange County Great Park Corporation Board approved an agreement with the United States Department of Energy that provides a $1 million grant to host the Solar Decathlon 2013 at the Great Park. The agreement establishes a two-phase planning and implementation process that also includes the staging of the first ever multi-day exposition set for October 3-13, 2013, dubbed the XPO: Clean+Renewable+Efficient Energy...

2012-05-02 10:21:29

SAN ANTONIO, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar Community and the students of The University of the Incarnate Word have taken an unprecedented step into collegiate solar education. With their designs, hard work and dedication, and Solar Community's installation expertise, we have built the fully sustainable "House of CARDS (Cardinals Achieve Renewable Design with Solar)" on the university's campus. The Engineering department at the university took their plans for a cost-effective, working...