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Solar Decathlon 2009

By: Samantha Johnson on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
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Team Alberta

The team created this house to appear rustic on the outside and high-tech on the inside. The house is wired with dozens of sensors that are operated by a programmable logic controller, which gives the residents control over all systems including heating, cooling and lighting. The home also features a photovoltaic system mounted to the roof. Learn more about this house.