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Solar Decathlon 2009

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

Curio.House is designed to inspire curiosity about how a well-designed home can save energy, money and the health of the planet. The house includes a 6.4-kilowatt photovoltaic system that uses micro-inverters on each panel to allow the homeowner flexibility in repairing, replacing, modifying and expanding the system. There is also a solar thermal water system that provides most of the home's hot water and is designed to function in frigid Boston winters. Learn more about this house.