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Solar Decathlon 2009

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

This house was designed to utilize readily available technology and be affordable to lower-income families. It features a "wet core", a bundle of all the water and electrical systems into one space and a wall of LED strips that provide light. A green wall also contributes to passive cooling. Learn more about this house.