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Solar Decathlon 2009

By: Samantha Johnson on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
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Cornell University

This house features three silos joined on the south side. It creates more energy than it uses and features a control system that can be monitored remotely. Other highlights include a heating, cooling and ventilation system that uses two loops, one for heating and one for cooling, to allow for instantaneous switchover; and an entertainment system that features touch-screen monitors and speakers throughout the home. Learn more about this house.