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Thursday
Sep292011

Team Living Light Awarded in Solar Decathlon Engineering Contest

WASHINGTON, DC — The University of Tennessee team, Living Light, placed third in the 2011 Solar Decathlon Engineering Contest. The award is juried upon the house's functionality, efficiency, innovation, reliability and documentation. 

Arching over sixteen other teams, UT is commended for its use of commercially available heating and cooling equipment, as well as its inventive use of a vented double-glass façade system.

To learn more about the enginnering featured at the UT Solar Decathlon house, watch this short special feature by Living Light. 

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C O N T A C T:

Kiki Roeder, kroeder@utk.edu

I M A G E  C R E D I T:

Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon