14 Aug '13, 10pm

Get a glimpse of this year's Solar Decathlon competition:

Get a glimpse of this year's Solar Decathlon competition:

Team Middlebury is on a solar mission. This fall, the student team will travel from Vermont to California to participate in the Solar Decathlon competition, where the team will unveil the results of its two year blood, sweat and tears--a 956 square-foot home, dubbed InSite . The home, which is designed to promote the community and local living, boasts an array of energy conservation measures, such as passive heating and cooling systems, energy-efficient appliances, a “solar path,” a green roof, and locally sourced materials. Borrowing from Le Corbusier’s Five Points of Modern Architecture, Team Middlebury College designed its home to their Five Points of Insightful Design, which include living in a walkable community, prioritizing social space, centralizing energy systems, engaging the street, and using local materials. The home uses densely packed cellulose insulation sou...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/some-insite-solar-decathlon...

Tweets

The White House goes solar — again

grist.org 15 Aug '13, 8pm

350.org 350.org makes the case for solar panels on the White House in 2010. Nearly three years after the Obama administrat...

Opening the Roof for Affordable Solar

renewableenergyworld.com 15 Aug '13, 2pm

The high upfront cost of solar has always been a barrier to participation for many who would otherwise welcome the chance ...

Opening the Roof for Affordable Solar

renewableenergyworld.com 15 Aug '13, 5pm

The high upfront cost of solar has always been a barrier to participation for many who would otherwise welcome the chance ...

Solar powered home (11.28 KWh) for sale in Tram...

listedgreen.com 15 Aug '13, 9pm

Home Create Property Listing Agent Profile Auditor Profile Buyer Account Search Property Listings Real Estate Agents Energ...

We're excited to announce this year's #EnergySt...

energystar.gov 20 Aug '13, 2pm

A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet...

3 heretical questions about competition, efficiency and scale: In honor of his favorite business heretics, Int...

3 heretical questions about competition, effici...

greenbiz.com 16 Aug '13, 1pm

I have a confession: For the first 22 years of my life, I had no interest in business. In fact, I considered it to be the ...

'Geo-Conquesting' Drives Customers Away from Lo...

searchenginewatch.com 14 Aug '13, 8pm

"Geo-conquesting" – a term used to describe mobile advertising tactics that grab attention away from competitors when they...

Opening the Roof for Affordable #Solar

renewableenergyworld.com 16 Aug '13, 5pm

The high upfront cost of solar has always been a barrier to participation for many who would otherwise welcome the chance ...

How can solar companies get new customers? Cold, hard cash

How can solar companies get new customers? Cold...

greenbiz.com 15 Aug '13, 1pm

Companies have made great strides in offering third-party financing to bring solar and energy efficiency to residential co...

Ecohabit Smart Home Vies for 2013 Solar Decathlon Recognition

Ecohabit Smart Home Vies for 2013 Solar Decathl...

jetsongreen.com 20 Aug '13, 9am

An entry in the Solar Decathlon 2013 competition, Ecohabit is a project of a cross-disciplinary group of sixty Stevens Ins...

It's actually happening! White House solar pane...

ecorazzi.com 16 Aug '13, 2am

But serious, f**king solar panels on the roof of the White House! This is almost as awesome as the first time President Ca...

Finally: Obama Green Lights Solar Panels on White House Roof

Finally: Obama Green Lights Solar Panels on Whi...

triplepundit.com 16 Aug '13, 9am

Details are not yet final, but President Obama has finally allowed retrofitting the White House roof to allow for solar pa...

Bike with us to Greenbuild! | U.S. Green Building Council #greenapplebiketour

Bike with us to Greenbuild! | U.S. Green Buildi...

usgbc.org 20 Aug '13, 8pm

The USGBC Students program is now accepting applications from vibrant, passionate students to become a part of the Green A...

Timber in the City competition results revealed

Timber in the City competition results revealed

treehugger.com 13 Aug '13, 4pm

Last October I covered the announcement of a student competition to design a " a place for the creation of originative voc...

White House solar panels being installed this w...

seia.org 15 Aug '13, 5pm

After nearly three years, the White House began installing solar panels on the First Family’s residence this week, a White...