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Solar Decathlon 2009

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

The team hopes that, beyond the competition, its Solar Energy-Efficient Dwelling, or SEED [pod], can be manufactured as a self-contained module, easily customized for different tastes and climates, and shipped to any location where buyers want to "plant" it. The house is designed with an adjustable roof angle to accommodate different solar orientations around the world. Learn more about this house.