Energy Home Shines in World Competition

Tech places sixth in Solar Decathlon

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Tech places sixth in Solar Decathlon

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After two years of planning, a year and a half of construction and one week of intensive tours and competitions, Georgia Tech students and faculty enjoyed their moment in the sun, finishing sixth in the world in the 2007 Solar Decathlon.

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After two years of planning, a year and a half of construction and one week of intensive tours and competitions, Georgia Tech students and faculty enjoyed their moment in the sun, finishing sixth in the world in the 2007 Solar Decathlon.

The competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, focused on the creation of attractive, energy-efficient and completely solar-powered homes. Twenty teams from around the world competed in 10 different competitions

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Institute and Campus, Architecture, Business, Institute Leadership, Special Events and Guest Speakers, Student and Faculty, Energy, Environment, Research
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Georgia Tech, solar decathlon
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  • Created By: Teri Nagel
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Nov 28, 2007 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm