27 Sep '11, 10pm

The Affordability Contest Winners – #SD2011: The Solar Decathlon evolved this year with the advent of the Affo...

The Affordability Contest Winners – #SD2011: The Solar Decathlon evolved this year with the advent of the Affo...

The Solar Decathlon evolved this year with the advent of the Affordability Contest. It replaced the Lighting Design Contest, which was subsumed within other contests in the competition. Pursuant to the rules, teams receive up to 100 points by achieving an estimated construction cost of $250,000 or less. Above that, there’s a sliding scale with no points awarded for homes with a construction cost above $600,000. You may be wondering how the Department of Energy calculates the construction cost of each of 19 solar-powered homes . In short, Matt Hansen, a professional cost estimator – aka The Costimator – has been working with SD2011 teams since March 2010 to put a price on everything that went into the competition projects, according to the DOE blog . Hansen used RSMeans to estimate the cost of materials, labor, and heavy equipment used to build the homes on the site. The DO...

Full article: http://www.jetsongreen.com/2011/09/solar-decathlon-afford...

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The Architecture Contest Winner – #SD2011

The Architecture Contest Winner – #SD2011

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The results are in for another contest at Solar Decathlon 2011 and the winner of the architecture phase is the University ...

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The Solar Decathlon Winner – #SD2011

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Jim Tetro/Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Intended for a working couple who can use the house as home and office, the...

Green Blog: Maryland Team Wins Solar House Contest

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Jim Tetro/Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Intended for a working couple who can use the house as home and office, the...

Maryland Team Wins Solar House Contest

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