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Solar Decathlon 2009

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

The students used local materials, including reclaimed materials from the Aldo Leopold Foundation headquarters and the first application of Paperstone for window frames and sashes. The house has an inverted, butterfly roofline that channels water for irrigation and an eight-sensor HVAC system that measures temperatures in two zones for efficient heating and cooling. Learn more about this house.