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Solar Decathlon 2009

By: Samantha Johnson on Oct. 16, 2009, 11:23 p.m.
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Team Ontario/BC

Team North, as they referred to themselves, tailored their home to the Canadian climate, extremely cold winters and hot, humid summers. The house is designed to be a "celebration of the small home" and to be light and airy with a strong connection to the outdoors. As such, it features floor-to-ceiling windows on three sides, vertical PV panels, and one large multifunctional room in which nearly everything folds away when not needed. Learn more about this house.